Philadelphia Phillies vs. Colorado Rockies: Preview, Predictions and Picks for May 24, 2024

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May 24, 2024 6:20 AM
The Philadelphia Phillies, riding a dominant 37-14 record, travel to Coors Field to take on the struggling Colorado Rockies, who have stumbled to a 16-33 mark. The Phillies will look to extend their perfect 3-0 regular season series lead over the Rockies, and their impressive 15-6 road record suggests they're well-equipped to do so. Can the Rockies snap their skid on their home turf, or will the Phillies continue their winning ways?
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Phillies vs Rockies starting pitchers

  • Ty Blach for Colorado Rockies
  • Cristopher Sanchez for Philadelphia Phillies

Phillies vs Rockies statistics

Stat Phillies Rockies
Hits 448 (4th) 415 (13th)
Batting Average .260 (2nd) .246 (11th)
Runs Batted In 263 (1st) 190 (Tied-21st)
Runs 277 (1st) 199 (22nd)
Home Runs 60 (6th) 42 (Tied-24th)
Walks 197 (3rd) 130 (28th)
Stolen Bases 59 (4th) 25 (Tied-24th)
Strikeouts 426 (14th) 469 (5th)
Pitches 7621 (5th) 7172 (20th)

Colorado Rockies recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
5/23/24 @ Oakland Athletics L 10-9 F/11
5/22/24 @ Oakland Athletics W 4-3 F/12
5/21/24 @ Oakland Athletics L 5-4
5/19/24 @ San Francisco Giants L 4-1
5/18/24 @ San Francisco Giants L 14-4

Philadelphia Phillies recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
5/23/24 vs Texas Rangers W 5-2
5/22/24 vs Texas Rangers W 11-4
5/21/24 vs Texas Rangers W 5-2
5/19/24 vs Washington Nationals W 11-5
5/18/24 vs Washington Nationals W 4-3 F/10

Phillies vs Rockies predictions

As the Philadelphia Phillies prepare to take on the Colorado Rockies, there are a few players who are poised to make a significant impact on the game. Alec Bohm, the Phillies' third baseman, is riding a hot streak, and I expect him to continue his dominance at the plate. Look for him to notch at least two hits and drive in a run or two. Meanwhile, Nick Castellanos is due for a breakout game, and I predict he'll hit a home run and collect three RBIs. And with Bryce Harper back in the lineup, the Phillies' offense is set to explode.

On the other side, the Colorado Rockies will be relying on their stalwarts to carry the load. Ryan McMahon, the team's third baseman, has been a bright spot in an otherwise dismal season, and I foresee him hitting a home run and collecting two RBIs. Elias Diaz, the Rockies' catcher, has been a consistent force in the lineup, and I expect him to notch two hits and drive in a run. However, beyond these two, the Rockies' lineup is thin, and I worry that they'll struggle to keep up with the Phillies' potent offense.

In the end, I predict the Philadelphia Phillies will emerge victorious, winning the game 7-4. The Rockies' pitching staff has struggled to contain the Phillies' offense in the past, and I don't see that changing tonight. With Cristopher Sanchez on the mound, the Phillies have a distinct advantage, and I expect their bats to come alive early and often. The Rockies will put up a fight, but ultimately, the Phillies' superior talent and depth will prove too much for them to handle.

Colorado Rockies injuries

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

Philadelphia Phillies injuries

  • Rafael Marchan (C): 10-Day-IL
  • Yunior Marte (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Luis Ortiz (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Dylan Covey (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Michael Rucker (RP): 15-Day-IL

Phillies vs Rockies game info

Venue Coors Field
Location Denver, Colorado
First pitch Fri 8:40 PM
Temperature 71°
Chance of Rain 20%

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