Denver; Friday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Colorado Rockies open a three-game series at home against the Minnesota Twins on Friday.
Colorado has a 58-101 record overall and a 36-42 record in home games. The Rockies are 38-19 in games when they have more hits than their opponents.
Minnesota is 38-40 on the road and 85-74 overall. The Twins are 48-19 in games when they hit at least two home runs.
The teams meet Friday for the first time this season.
Max Kepler leads the Twins with 23 home runs while slugging .477. Willi Castro is 11-for-36 with a double, a triple, two home runs and four RBI over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rockies: 2-8, .246 batting average, 5.88 ERA, outscored by 18 runs
Twins: 7-3, .243 batting average, 2.93 ERA, outscored opponents by 25 runs
INJURIES: Rockies: Daniel Bard: 15-Day IL (arm), Ryan Feltner: 15-Day IL (elbow), Kyle Freeland: 15-Day IL (oblique), Peter Lambert: 15-Day IL (biceps), Austin Gomber: 60-Day IL (back), Ryan Rolison: 60-Day IL (undisclosed), Antonio Senzatela: 60-Day IL (elbow), German Marquez: 60-Day IL (elbow), Lucas Gilbreath: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Twins: Jovani Moran: 60-Day IL (forearm), Royce Lewis: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Carlos Correa: day-to-day (foot), Joey Gallo: 10-Day IL (foot), Jose Miranda: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Oliver Ortega: 60-Day IL (back), Matt Canterino: 60-Day IL (undisclosed), Byron Buxton: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Jose De Leon: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jorge Alcala: 60-Day IL (forearm), Nick Gordon: 60-Day IL (shin), Tyler Mahle: 60-Day IL (arm)
The Associated Press