Series Preview: Colorado Rockies vs Oakland Athletics
June 26, 2015; San Francisco, CA, USA; Colorado Rockies right fielder C. Gonzalez (left) scores past San Francisco Giants catcher A. Susac (right) on a two-RBI single by Rockies first baseman B. Paulsen (not pictured) during the seventh inning at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
The Colorado Rockies take on another interleague foe this week, facing the Oakland Athletics for three games at O.Co Coliseum.
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The Colorado Rockies head back out to the American League, facing the Oakland Athletics for a three-game mid-week series beginning tonight in Oakland at the O.Co Coliseum. The A’s, who are struggling this year — but playing much better of late — are looking to jump over the Seattle Mariners and get out of the basement of the American League West by the end of the series.
The Rockies, like the A’s, have a shot to get out of the basement in this series, and they’ll get a better one later in the week when they face division foe Arizona for four games in Phoenix.
Let’s not get ahead of ourselves, though — the A’s come first. As always, here are your probable pitchers, along with some keys for the Rockies as they look to win another series, and what you need to know about the relatively unknown (at least, for Rockies fans) Oakland Athletics.
DATES, TIMES, AND PITCHERS (all times MT)
Monday, June 29, 8:05 pm
David Hale (2-2, 5.86) vs. Kendall Graveman (4-4, 3.86)
Tuesday, June 30, 8:05 pm
Jorge De La Rosa (4-3, 5.15) vs. Sonny Gray (9-3, 2.09)
Wednesday, July 1, 1:35 pm
Chad Bettis (4-2, 3.56) vs. Jesse Hahn (5-6, 3.47)
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