Dodgers at Rockies, August 28 2012: Game Time, Lineups, And Preview


Los Angeles Dodgers at Colorado Rockies, 6.40 P.M. MT

The Rockies (52-75) and Dodgers (69-60) will play game two of a three game set at Coors Field tonight with Colorado taking the first game by a lopsided score of 10-0.

Tyler Chatwood (3-3) will make the start for Colorado, after struggling early in the season coming out of the bullpen Chatwood has been effective in his five starts with a 3.38 ERA. In his last start Chatwood struggled with his pitch count only lasting three innings with three walks, three strikeouts and three hits allowed, but did not give up a run in a game the Rockies would go on the win 1-0 over the Mets. The Dodgers will sent Chris Capuano (11-9) to the mound making his fourth start of 2012 against the Rockies. Capuano is 1-2 against Colorado this season with a 3.26 ERA including a loss at Coors Field in June in which he went 5 1/3 innings allowing 7 runs.

Josh Rutledge returns to the starting line-up for the first time since August 19th, since then he has gone 4-7 as a pinch hitter. The slumping Carlos Gonzalez gets the night off, in his last 8 games Cargo is batting .074 (2-27) and has seen his average drop from .323 to .308.

Tyler Colvin (L) CF
Josh Rutledge (R) SS
Jordan Pacheco (R) 1B
Wilin Rosario (R) C
Chris Nelson (R) 3B
Andrew Brown (R) RF
DJ LeMahieu (R) 2B
Charlie Blackmon (L) LF
Tyler Chatwood (R) P

The Dodgers make two changes in their line-up but switching Mark Ellis and Shane Victorino in the order and replacing Luis Cruz with Adam Kennedy at third.

Mark Ellis (R) 2B
Shane Victorino (S) LF
Matt Kemp (R) CF
Adrian Gonzalez (L) 1B
Hanley Ramirez (R) SS
Andre Ethier (L) RF
Adam Kennedy (L) 3B
A.J. Ellis (R) C
Chris Capuano (L) P