BOTTOM LINE: Colorado heads into the matchup after a dominant performance by German Marquez. Marquez went nine innings, giving up zero runs on one hit with five strikeouts against Pittsburgh.
The Rockies are 27-16 in home games in 2020. The Colorado offense has compiled a .245 batting average as a team this season, good for ninth in the National League. Yonathan Daza leads the team with a mark of .318.
The Pirates are 13-28 on the road. Pittsburgh has slugged .351, last in the league. Bryan Reynolds leads the team with a .524 slugging percentage, including 33 extra-base hits and 13 home runs.
The Rockies won the last meeting 8-0. German Marquez earned his seventh victory and Elias Diaz went 2-for-4 with a home run and an RBI for Colorado. Chase De Jong took his third loss for Pittsburgh.
TOP PERFORMERS: Ryan McMahon leads the Rockies with 31 extra base hits and is batting .245.
Adam Frazier leads the Pirates with 97 hits and has 28 RBIs.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rockies: 4-6, .237 batting average, 3.93 ERA, outscored by one run
Pirates: 5-5, .235 batting average, 3.41 ERA, outscored opponents by four runs