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    The Colorado Rockies (40-63) carry a three-game losing streak into a home matchup against the Oakland Athletics (29-76) on Saturday at 8:10 PM ET. The Rockies are favored (-115) to stop their streak against the underdog Athletics (-105). Colorado’s Chris Flexen gets the start against Oakland’s Paul Blackburn.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Rockies vs. Athletics

    • Game Day: Saturday, July 29, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:10 PM ET
    • Location: Denver, Colorado
    • Stadium: Coors Field
    Rockies vs Athletics Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Rockies -115 12

    How Do I Watch the Rockies vs. the Athletics?

    • TV Channel: SportsNet RM

    Rockies Stats & Trends

    Rockies Batting

    • The Rockies are 23rd in MLB play with 104 total home runs.
    • Colorado’s .253 batting average ranks 13th in MLB.
    • The Rockies are 21st in MLB with an on-base percentage of .314.
    • Colorado’s 9.2 strikeouts per game rank 23rd in baseball.
    • The Rockies average 1.1 homers per game when playing at home this season (54 total in home contests).
    • Colorado has a .440 slugging percentage and is averaging 3.4 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The team is batting .269 with 452 hits (9.0 per game) at home this season.

    Rockies Key Batters

    • Ryan McMahon has 93 hits and an OBP of .337 to go with a slugging percentage of .456. All three of those stats are best among Colorado hitters this season. He has a .254 batting average, as well.
    • He ranks 80th in batting average, 58th in on-base percentage, and 48th in slugging among all qualifying hitters in MLB.
    • Jurickson Profar has 21 doubles, two triples, seven home runs and 40 walks. He’s batting .243 and slugging .374 with an on-base percentage of .326.
    • His batting average is 105th among qualified players, his on-base percentage 82nd, and his slugging percentage 120th.
    • Profar enters this game looking to extend his two-game hit streak. During his last five outings he is batting .250 with a double, three walks and two RBI.
    • Elias Diaz has 85 hits this season and has a slash line of .270/.328/.419.
    • Diaz takes a two-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is batting .294 with three walks and two RBI.
    • Ezequiel Tovar leads Colorado with a slugging percentage of .425, fueled by 35 extra-base hits.

    Athletics Stats & Trends

    Athletics Batting

    • The Athletics have hit 98 homers this season, which ranks 24th in the league.
    • Oakland has a team batting average of just .222 this season, which ranks last among MLB teams.
    • The Athletics are among the worst in the league at getting on base, ranking 27th with an OBP of .300.
    • Oakland ranks just 27th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 9.2 whiffs per contest.
    • They’ve hit 53 homers, an average of 1.0 per game, in 51 road contests this season.
    • Oakland has a team slugging percentage of .373 in away games this season with 130 extra-base hits.
    • In 51 road games this season, they have a batting average of .232 while averaging 7.8 base hits per contest.

    Athletics Key Batters

    • Tony Kemp is hitting .216 with 10 doubles, three triples, three home runs and 28 walks. He’s slugging .311 with an on-base percentage of .302.
    • Brent Rooker paces his team with 69 hits. He has a batting average of .244 while slugging .466 with an on-base percentage of .336.
    • Including all qualified hitters, his batting average places him 103rd, his on-base percentage ranks 59th, and he is 45th in slugging.
    • Jace Peterson is batting .219 with seven doubles, two triples, six home runs and 34 walks.
    • JJ Bleday is batting .212 with 11 doubles, eight home runs and 34 walks.

    Rockies vs. Athletics Probable Pitchers

    Chris Flexen (COL) Pitcher Paul Blackburn (OAK)
    0 – 0 W/L 1 – 2
    0 IP 48
    0.00 ERA 5.06
    0.000 WHIP 1.583
    0 K/9 9.2
    0 BB/9 3.4

    Rockies vs. Athletics Injury Updates

    • Rockies: Charlie Blackmon: 10 Day IL (Hand), Kris Bryant: 10 Day IL (Finger), Matt Carasiti: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Chase Anderson: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Nick Mears: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Ryan Feltner: 60 Day IL (Skull), German Márquez: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Antonio Senzatela: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Ryan Rolison: 60 Day IL (Undisclosed), Lucas Gilbreath: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Brendan Rodgers: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Tyler Kinley: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Sean Bouchard: 60 Day IL (Biceps)
    • Athletics: Kevin Smith: 10 Day IL (Back), Manny Piña: 10 Day IL (Wrist), Ryan Noda: 10 Day IL (Jaw), Esteury Ruiz: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Carlos Pérez: 10 Day IL (Thumb), James Kaprielian: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Richard Lovelady: 15 Day IL (Arm), Zach Jackson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Mason Miller: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Drew Rucinski: 60 Day IL (Illness), Dany Jimenez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Yacksel Ríos: 60 Day IL (Finger)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Rockies and Athletics (Last 10 Games)

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