The East Coast road trip doesn't get any easier Saturday for the San Diego Padres, who fell to 9-18 away from home with a 5-1 loss on Friday night to the Washington Nationals. After facing Max Scherzer on Friday, the Padres get to contend in the late Saturday afternoon shadows with right-hander Stephen Strasburg (5-1, 3.28 ERA), who will make his seventh career start against his hometown Padres. Strasburg, a former San Diego State standout and the No. 1 overall draft pick in 2009, is 5-1 with a 3.50 ERA in six career outings against the Padres.
The New York Yankees face the Baltimore Orioles on the Memorial Day 2017 MLB schedule
The Colorado Rockies are 11-2-2 in series this season and will try to improve upon that record when they play the rubber game of their series Sunday with the St. Louis Cardinals. The Rockies haven't lost in their last eight series since they dropped three of four games to the Washington Nationals at Coors Field from April 24-27. After crushing the Cardinals 10-0 on Friday night, the Rockies were blanked 3-0 on Saturday night.