The Colorado Rockies (13-9) finish up their homestand at Coors Field this week as the Washington Nationals (8-16) come to town. The Rockies just swept the Reds in a three-game series to start their homestand and the Nationals come to Denver after taking two of three from the San Francisco Giants in San Francisco.
Here is what to expect this week with the weather at Coors Field.
Denver forecast for Tuesday, May 3
On Tuesday at Coors Field, the Washington Nationals and Colorado Rockies should have good weather, according to The Weather Channel.
First pitch will be at 6:40 PM M.T. and around then, the temperature should be around 60 degrees. It will be mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain. Winds will be blowing in from left field at about 10 miles per hour.
The Nats’ probable starter is Erick Fedde (1-2, 6.00 ERA) to the mound against Colorado’s Germán Márquez (0-1, 5.57 ERA).
Denver forecast for Wednesday, May 4
Wednesday will be the most problematic day for the Washington Nationals and Colorado Rockies at Coors Field.
There is a 40 percent chance of rain before the game is supposed to start but as of Monday night’s forecast, the rain showers should be gone by around 6 PM (game time is at 6:40 PM M.T.)
Winds will be around 10 MPH and it will be blowing in directly from center field.
The Nats will send Patrick Corbin (0-4, 8.69 ERA) to the mound and Colorado will oppose with Austin Gomber (1-2, 3.86 ERA).
Denver forecast for Thursday, May 5
On Thursday, the Washington Nationals and Colorado Rockies will be facing each other at Coors Field in a day game. For the 1:10 PM M.T. start time, the high temperature is supposed to be in the high 60s with partly cloudy skies.
Winds could change during the game as mid-day Thursday, though, as they are supposed to change from NNE (in from right center field) to from the SW (out to right-center field).
The Nationals will send Anibal Sanchez (1-1, 6.75 ERA) and he will face Colorado’s Antonio Senzatela (2-1, 3.66 ERA).
After the series, the Nationals conclude their nine-game, 10-day road trip by going to California to face the Los Angeles Angels. The Rockies will start a six-day road trip with three in Arizona and three in San Francisco themselves.