Cincinnati Reds vs. Colorado Rockies: Preview, Predictions and Picks for June 4, 2024

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Jun 4, 2024 6:15 AM
On Tuesday, June 4th, the Cincinnati Reds, leading the series 1-0, will face off against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. The Reds, holding a 27-33 overall record, will look to build on their momentum against the struggling Rockies, who sit at 21-38 on the season. In a battle of sub-.500 teams, something has to give in this matchup.
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Reds vs Rockies starting pitchers

  • Ty Blach for Colorado Rockies
  • Frankie Montas for Cincinnati Reds

Reds vs Rockies statistics

Stat Reds Rockies
Hits 436 (29th) 498 (9th)
Batting Average .224 (27th) .247 (10th)
Runs Batted In 238 (19th) 229 (Tied-20th)
Runs 255 (19th) 241 (21st)
Home Runs 56 (20th) 50 (26th)
Walks 205 (7th) 165 (Tied-26th)
Stolen Bases 88 (2nd) 31 (Tied-22nd)
Strikeouts 551 (6th) 559 (5th)
Pitches 8684 (18th) 8584 (22nd)

Colorado Rockies recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/3/24 vs Cincinnati Reds L 13-3
6/2/24 @ Los Angeles Dodgers L 4-0
6/1/24 @ Los Angeles Dodgers L 4-1
5/31/24 @ Los Angeles Dodgers W 4-1
5/29/24 vs Cleveland Guardians W 7-4

Cincinnati Reds recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/3/24 @ Colorado Rockies W 13-3
6/2/24 @ Chicago Cubs W 5-2
6/1/24 @ Chicago Cubs L 7-5
5/31/24 @ Chicago Cubs W 5-4
5/29/24 vs St. Louis Cardinals L 5-3

Reds vs Rockies predictions

As we gear up for the next showdown between the Cincinnati Reds and the Colorado Rockies, there are a few players on the Reds side that are looking particularly interesting. Jeimer Candelario is anticipated to have a solid performance, potentially racking up multiple hits and playing a critical role in driving in runs. Another player to keep an eye on is Elly De La Cruz. Known for his agility, Elly could very well steal a base or two, adding that extra bit of pressure on the Rockies' defense. Also, watch out for Jonathan India, whose on-base skills and ability to score runs could be pivotal for the Reds.

Flipping over to the Colorado Rockies, their lineup has some compelling prospects as well. Ezequiel Tovar, sporting an impressive batting average, is expected to continue his hot streak with multiple hits and a crucial role in the Rockies’ scoring efforts. Ryan McMahon, another key player, is likely to contribute both in terms of homers and RBIs, making him a significant threat at the plate. Additionally, Ty Blach's performance on the mound will be crucial; he'll need to contain the Reds' hitters and manage his ERA effectively to give his team a fighting chance.

Taking all of this into account, this game could be a nail-biter. Both teams have players capable of swinging the momentum in their favor. However, given the current stats and the potential performances of standout players like Candelario for the Reds and Tovar for the Rockies, I'm leaning towards a win for the Cincinnati Reds. Their lineup just seems a bit more robust in terms of depth and versatility, which could make all the difference in a game that's likely to be tightly contested.

Colorado Rockies injuries

  • Kris Bryant (1B): Day-To-Day
  • Evan Justice (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Ryan Rolison (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Nolan Jones (LF): 10-Day-IL
  • Gavin Hollowell (RP): Day-To-Day

Cincinnati Reds injuries

  • Emilio Pagan (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Ty Floyd (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Connor Overton (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Brandon Williamson (SP): 60-Day-IL
  • Christian Encarnacion-Strand (1B): 10-Day-IL

Reds vs Rockies game info

Venue Coors Field
Location Denver, Colorado
First pitch Tue 8:40 PM
Temperature 83°
Chance of Rain 51%

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