Colorado Rockies at New York Mets, 11:10 AM MDT
The Rockies (49-73) will try to finish a four game sweep of the Mets (57-67) in a day game today and match their longest winning streak of 2012 at five games.
Tyler Chatwood starts for the fifth time this season and is 2-2 with a 3.93 ERA as a starter. Chatwood is coming of his worst start as a Rockies giving up six runs on nine hits in a loss to the Marlins, in his previous three starts he had only giving up two earned runs over 14 1/3 innings. Collin McHugh will make his MLB debut for the Mets, the 25 year old right-hander is in his 5th pro season after being picked by the Mets in the 18th round of the 2008 draft. McHugh started this season in Double-A Binghamton before being promoted to Triple-A Buffalo were he went 2-4 with a 3.39 ERA and will take Johan Santana‘s spot in the rotation after Santana was shut down for the season with back inflammation.
The Mets will sent out their fourth different line-up of the series. In their last three games against the Rockies the Mets have only scored five runs and have not scored more than two for five games.
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