After dropping two of three to the Arizona Diamondbacks, the 6-4 San Francisco Giants welcome the 5-5 Colorado Rockies to AT&T Park this weekend for a three-game series.
The Giants were 10-9 versus the Rockies last year and 7-2 at home against their National League West rivals. The Rockies did outscore the Giants 88-87 a season ago.
A pair of lefties take the mound tonight in the first "Orange Friday" at the ballpark when Madison Bumgarner (1-0) faces Jorge De La Rosa (0-1). Bumgarner is 7-5 against the Rockies with a 3.09 ERA and 70 strikeouts. First pitch is scheduled for 7:15 pm.
Saturday afternoon features a matchup between Matt Cain (0-1) and Brett Anderson (0-2). Cain owns a 17-7 career record with a 3.21 ERA and 179 strikeouts against Colorado. First pitch is scheduled for 1:05 pm.
Sunday's series finale will have Tim Hudson (2-0) and Jordan Lyles (2-0) duking it out. Hudson has a 5-2 mark versus the Rockies with a 4.35 ERA and 48 strikeouts. First pitch is scheduled for 1:05 pm.
Giants left fielder Michael Morse has an eight-game hitting streak going and has recorded at least one RBI in seven of his last eight games. Angel Pagan enters Friday's game with a 10-game hitting streak.
The Giants are 6-1 this season when they score first and 0-3 when they don't, while scoring 36 runs with two outs and batting .296 in those situations.
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