Padres v. Rockies 4/7/13 Lineups and Chatroom
Starting lineups for Padres and Rockies
PADRES VS. ROCKIES: The Padres play the third of 19 games against the Rockies in 2013 today, as part of their fi rst of three visits to Denver (also: June 6-9 & Aug. 12-14)…will look to avoid being swept by the Rockies for the fi rst time since 2010 (9/3-5/10 at Petco Park) and for the fi rst time at Coors Field since 2003 (4/18-20/03)…Rockies visit San Diego three times this season (April 12-14,
July 8-10, Sept. 6-8)…were 10-8 in 2012 against Rockies including 4-5 at Coors Field…Padres trail all-time series 155-168, including 74-87 mark in Denver (70-81 at Coors Field).
ON THE HILL: Edinson Volquez is set to make his second start of the season after starting for the Padres on Opening Day, 4/1 at NYM, his third-straight Opening Day start and second as a Padre… took the loss on Opening Day after working just 3.0 innings…went 2-1 in three starts against the Rockies last season.
MILE HIGH: The Padres have gone 15-for-69 over their first two matchups against Colorado…hit a combined .289 (180×623) with 30 doubles, 6 triples, 18 home runs, 82 RBI in 18 games against the Rockies a season ago…eight current members of the Padres hit at least .300 against the Rockies including Chris Denorfi a (.375/18×48), Chase Headley (.361/26×72), Alexi Amarista (.333/12×36),
Cameron Maybin (.321/17×53), Jesus Guzman (.314/11×35), Logan Forsythe (.311/14×45), Will Venable (.306/11×36) & Everth Cabrera (.303/10×33).