Atlanta Braves @Colorado Rockies
Monday, 4/22 8:40 PM
Mike Minor, LHP (2-1, 0.95 ERA) vs Jeff Francis, LHP (1-1, 8.25 ERA)
Despite limiting the Royals to one run in six innings on Wednesday, Minor suffered his first loss in a span of 10 starts dating back to Aug. 25. The southpaw has compiled a 2.00 ERA in his past 18 starts.
Tuesday, 4/23 8:40 PMRockies are 2-1 in his starts, but Francis has struggled in his past two outings. Most recently, he gave up nine hits and eight runs (six earned) in 4 1/3 innings Tuesday in the second game of a doubleheader against the Mets.
Julio Teheran, RHP (0-0, 7.31 ERA) vs Jon Garland, RHP (2-0, 3.32 ERA)
Teheran has proven inconsistent through each of his first three starts. The 22-year-old primarily threw fastballs while squandering three leads during Thursday's five-inning outing in Pittsburgh.
Garland became the first Rockies starter to pitch seven innings this season when he held the Mets to six hits and two runs in an 11-3 victory Thursday. With the win, he improved to 2-0.
Wednesday, 4/24 3:10 PM
Tim Hudson, RHP (2-1, 4.50 ERA) vs TBA
After allowing six runs in four-plus innings against the Pirates on Friday, Hudson will be making his second attempt to notch his 200th win. He is 0-2 with a 8.04 ERA in five career starts at Coors Field.