Cleveland Guardians vs. Colorado Rockies: Preview, Predictions and Picks for May 27, 2024

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May 27, 2024 6:14 AM
The Cleveland Guardians, riding high with a 36-17 overall record and 18-11 on the road, head to Coors Field to take on the Colorado Rockies, who are struggling with an 18-34 overall mark and 11-13 at home. This matchup has the potential to be a daunting task for the Rockies, especially given the Guardians' impressive road performance. Can the Rockies snap out of their slump and pull off an upset on Monday, May 27th?
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Guardians vs Rockies starting pitchers

  • Austin Gomber for Colorado Rockies
  • Xzavion Curry for Cleveland Guardians

Guardians vs Rockies statistics

Stat Guardians Rockies
Hits 414 (21st) 441 (11th)
Batting Average .236 (16th) .246 (10th)
Runs Batted In 243 (Tied-6th) 201 (22nd)
Runs 263 (Tied-4th) 211 (23rd)
Home Runs 59 (10th) 44 (26th)
Walks 162 (Tied-19th) 141 (28th)
Stolen Bases 52 (7th) 29 (Tied-19th)
Strikeouts 403 (27th) 496 (5th)
Pitches 7536 (23rd) 7615 (19th)

Colorado Rockies recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
5/26/24 vs Philadelphia Phillies W 5-2
5/25/24 vs Philadelphia Phillies L 8-4
5/24/24 vs Philadelphia Phillies W 3-2 F/11
5/23/24 @ Oakland Athletics L 10-9 F/11
5/22/24 @ Oakland Athletics W 4-3 F/12

Cleveland Guardians recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
5/26/24 @ Los Angeles Angels W 5-4
5/25/24 @ Los Angeles Angels W 4-3
5/24/24 @ Los Angeles Angels W 10-4
5/22/24 vs New York Mets W 6-3
5/21/24 vs New York Mets W 7-6

Guardians vs Rockies predictions

As the Cleveland Guardians head into Coors Field to take on the Colorado Rockies, I'm expecting big things from Jose Ramirez. The Guardians' third baseman has been on a tear lately, and I think he'll continue his hot streak in this one. I'm projecting him to go 2-for-4 with a home run and 2 RBIs. Andres Gimenez is another player who's been producing at the plate, and I'm expecting him to notch a multi-hit game with a double and a run scored. On the mound, Xzavion Curry will need to be sharp to shut down the Rockies' potent offense, but I think he's up to the task. I'm projecting him to go 5 strong innings, striking out 5 and giving up just 2 earned runs.

On the other side, the Rockies will be relying on their own star players to lead the charge. I'm expecting Ryan McMahon to have a big game, going 2-for-3 with a home run and 2 RBIs. Elias Diaz has been swinging a hot bat lately, and I think he'll continue that trend in this one, notching a pair of hits and scoring a run. Austin Gomber will need to be sharp on the mound to keep the Guardians' offense in check, and I'm projecting him to go 5 innings, striking out 4 and giving up 3 earned runs.

All things considered, I think the Guardians' potent offense will be too much for the Rockies to handle. I'm predicting a 6-4 Guardians win, with Jose Ramirez leading the charge. The Guardians' bullpen has been lights out lately, and I think they'll be able to shut the door in the late innings. Meanwhile, the Rockies' offense will struggle to get going against Xzavion Curry and the Guardians' bullpen. It should be a fun one, but in the end, I think the Guardians will come out on top.

Colorado Rockies injuries

  • Evan Justice (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Greg Jones (SS): Day-To-Day
  • Gavin Hollowell (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Noah Davis (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Case Williams (SP): Day-To-Day

Cleveland Guardians injuries

  • Eli Morgan (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Nic Enright (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Steven Kwan (LF): 10-Day-IL
  • Franco Aleman (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Joey Cantillo (RP): Day-To-Day

Guardians vs Rockies game info

Venue Coors Field
Location Denver, Colorado
First pitch Mon 4:10 PM
Temperature 75°
Chance of Rain 0%

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