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Brewers vs. Rockies preview: Carlos Gonzalez out of the lineup again; Collin McHugh on the mound

The Rockies will have to put some offense up against the Brewers without one of their best hitters for the second straight game.


Carlos Gonzalez is not in the lineup for the second consecutive game on Saturday after leaving Thursday's game against the Miami Marlins with a finger injury.

The Rockies didn't miss Gonzalez much on Friday, plating eight runs in the first four innings against Milwaukee Brewers starter Wily Peralta en route to an 8-3 victory. They'll have to tread water without Gonzalez again on Saturday while facing Tom Gorzelanny, who owns a 7.20 career ERA in 20 career innings at Coors Field.

Collin McHugh will make his first start at the big-league level since joining the Rockies organization on June 18 after being acquired from the New York Mets in exchange for Eric Young Jr. McHugh owns a 10.29 ERA in seven major league innings in 2013 after posting a 7.59 ERA for the Mets last season. He has faced the Brewers once in his career, allowing a run on two hits in two-thirds of an inning in 2012.

Here are the lineups, courtesy of Baseball Press:


1. Rickie Weeks (R) 2B
2. Norichika Aoki (L) RF
3. Jean Segura (R) SS
4. Jonathan Lucroy (R) C
5. Carlos Gomez (R) CF
6. Caleb Gindl (L) LF
7. Juan Francisco (L) 1B
8. Yuniesky Betancourt (R) 3B
9. Tom Gorzelanny (R) P


1. Dexter Fowler (S) CF
2. DJ LeMahieu (R) 2B
3. Troy Tulowitzki (R) SS
4. Michael Cuddyer (R) RF
5. Wilin Rosario (R) C
6. Todd Helton (L) 1B
7. Nolan Arenado (R) 3B
8. Charlie Blackmon (L) LF
9. Collin McHugh (R) P

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