Philadelphia Phillies vs. Colorado Rockies: Preview, Predictions and Picks for May 26, 2024

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May 26, 2024 6:19 AM
The Philadelphia Phillies look to take the series lead on Sunday as they face off against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. The Phillies, with a dominant 38-15 record, will aim to capitalize on their strong road performance, where they've posted a 16-7 record. Meanwhile, the Rockies will try to bounce back at home, where they've struggled with a 10-13 record.
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Phillies vs Rockies starting pitchers

  • Cal Quantrill for Colorado Rockies
  • Ranger Suarez for Philadelphia Phillies

Phillies vs Rockies statistics

Stat Phillies Rockies
Hits 467 (3rd) 435 (Tied-10th)
Batting Average .260 (2nd) .247 (10th)
Runs Batted In 273 (1st) 197 (22nd)
Runs 287 (1st) 206 (23rd)
Home Runs 63 (Tied-5th) 43 (Tied-23rd)
Walks 203 (3rd) 137 (28th)
Stolen Bases 61 (4th) 28 (Tied-20th)
Strikeouts 436 (15th) 486 (5th)
Pitches 7907 (5th) 7484 (19th)

Colorado Rockies recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
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
5/21/24 @ Oakland Athletics L 5-4

Philadelphia Phillies recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
5/25/24 @ Colorado Rockies W 8-4
5/24/24 @ Colorado Rockies L 3-2 F/11
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

Phillies vs Rockies predictions

As the Philadelphia Phillies take on the Colorado Rockies, I'm expecting some big performances from the Phillies' top players. Alec Bohm, with his impressive batting average, is due for a big game, and I think he'll come through with at least two hits, including a double and an RBI. Nick Castellanos, on the other hand, has been on a tear lately, and I predict he'll hit a home run and drive in two runs. Bryce Harper, always a threat, will likely reach base multiple times and score at least once.

On the other side, the Colorado Rockies will be relying on their power hitters to take down the Phillies. Kris Bryant, a seasoned veteran, will likely have a big day, with at least two hits and an RBI. Ryan McMahon, who's been on a roll, will probably crack a home run and drive in two runs. Ezequiel Tovar, the young shortstop, will also have a strong game, with a couple of hits and a stolen base.

When it's all said and done, I think the Phillies' pitching will prove to be too much for the Rockies. Ranger Suarez has been dominating on the mound, and I predict he'll go at least six strong innings, giving up only two earned runs. The Phillies' bats will come alive, and they'll emerge victorious, winning 6-3. It'll be a close game, but in the end, the Phillies' overall talent and pitching will prove too much for the Rockies.

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 Sun 3:10 PM
Temperature 67°
Chance of Rain 0%

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