After taking one of three games in the season-opening series against the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Colorado Rockies continue their seven-game road trip on Monday night by opening up a four-game set in San Diego against the Padres, who started the season by being swept at home by the Milwaukee Brewers.
Chad Bettis will take the mound on Monday night for his first regular-season appearance, facing off against San Diego’s Bryan Mitchell. Bettis has never won in seven career games (five starts) at Petco Park, so the Rockies starter will have some history to overcome.
Kyle Freeland is scheduled to make his season debut on Tuesday while Jon Gray will have the chance to rebound from a rough start in Arizona on Wednesday night. Thursday’s series finale will see Tyler Anderson return to the mound in a matinee affair. Can Anderson find the strike zone in San Diego after walking four Diamondbacks in 2.1 innings on Friday night?
Colorado had the day off on Sunday so it gave us some time to look at a few numbers that jumped out at us from the series in Arizona. Sure, it was just three games. However, there are still some numbers to know heading into San Diego.
Let’s dive in…