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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.

Brad Penner-US PRESSWIRE

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:

Brewers

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

Rockies

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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