DENVER -- The Rockies have yet to lose a series at Coors Field this season. In fact, they haven't split one, either; Colorado has played six series at home and has won each one of them.
In order to make it seven wins in as many series, the Rockies will need another good outing from Jordan Lyles, who has been the team's best pitcher this season. Lyles enters the game with a 2.66 ERA/3.54 FIP through 50⅔ innings spanning eight starts. He's been particularly stingy at Coors Field, posting a 1.25 ERA in 21⅔ innings.
The Padres had a hard time doing much of anything off of Jorge De La Rosa on Friday, so they're switching things up a bit tonight. Chris Denorfia and Yasmani Grandal are in for the slumping Carlos Quentin and Nick Hundley, respectively, while Cameron Maybin will sit in favor of Will Venable after an 0-for-4 performance in the series opener.
In other Padres news, Andrew Cashner, who was supposed to start on Sunday, was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Saturday as a result of right elbow soreness. Donn Roach will take Cashner's spot in the rotation while Kevin Quackenbush is back with the Padres after his fourth instance of being recalled/optioned in the last nine days, according to Rockies Roster's Greg Stanwood.
Here's the how to watch/listen info for tonight's game:
|SAN DIEGO PADRES||COLORADO ROCKIES|
|Chris Denorfia - LF||C. Blackmon - RF|
|Everth Cabrera - SS||Drew Stubbs - CF|
|Seth Smith - RF||Troy Tulowitzki - SS|
|Chase Headley - 3B||Carlos Gonzalez - LF|
|Yonder Alonso - 1B||Nolan Arenado - 3B|
|Jedd Gyorko - 2B||Justin Morneau - 1B|
|Will Venable - CF||Jordan Pacheco - C|
|Yasmani Grandal - C||DJ LeMahieu - 2B|
|Robbie Erlin - RHP||Jordan Lyles - RHP|