Arizona Diamondbacks (65-72, third in the NL West) vs. Colorado Rockies (60-79, fifth in the NL West)
Denver; Saturday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Madison Bumgarner (6-13, 4.83 ERA, 1.48 WHIP, 103 strikeouts); Rockies: Jose Urena (3-6, 6.13 ERA, 1.67 WHIP, 38 strikeouts)
DENVER (AP) — Ryan McMahon hit a 495-foot homer for the longest drive by a Colorado player at Coors Field, Randal Grichuk went 5 for 5 and the Rockies routed St. Louis 16-5 Tuesday night, ending the Cardinals' seven-game winning streak.
DENVER (AP) — Brendan Rodgers homered and drove in four runs, C.J. Cron hit his 21st home run and German Marquez became the second Colorado pitcher to reach 900 career strikeouts as the Rockies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 13-2 on Friday night.
DENVER (AP) — Randall Grichuk and Elias Diaz homered and the Colorado Rockies continued their Coors Field mastery of Clayton Kershaw with a 7-4 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.
DENVER (AP) — Ryan McMahon hit a tiebreaking, three-run home run in the fifth inning and the Colorado Rockies sent the Cincinnati Reds to their major league-worst 17th loss in 20 games with a 10-4 victory on Friday night.
Colorado Rockies (65-77, fourth in the NL West) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (71-70, second in the NL East)
Philadelphia; Saturday, 6:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rockies: Kyle Freeland (5-7, 4.69 ERA, 1.41 WHIP, 87 strikeouts) Phillies: Zack Wheeler (12-9, 2.91 ERA, 1.01 WHIP, 217 strikeouts)
DENVER (AP) — C.J. Cron hit two home runs, including a three-run drive in Colorado’s nine-run fourth inning, and the Rockies routed the Miami Marlins 14-2 on Friday night.
Ryan McMahon, Charlie Blackmon and Elias Diaz also homered and the Rockies got another strong outing from Germán Márquez (10-8).