De La Rosa enters tonight's contest with a 3.22 ERA and 12-6 record in 25 starts this season. He has struck out 98 in 142 1/3 innings. In his last start, against the Padres Wednesday at Coors Field, he allowed two runs on eight hits in seven innings of work, walking one and striking out six. He has not faced the Phillies this season.
Cloyd has made six starts in each of the last two seasons for the Phillies and enters today's game with a 3.41 ERA and 2-2 record in 2013. This will be just his second start of the season at Citizens Bank Park. He allowed a run on six hits his last time out at Minnesota, walking three and striking out a pair. He faced the Rockies last year, allowing four runs on eight hits in four innings in a game at Coors Field.
Charlie Blackmon will start in left field for the Rockies tonight in place of Corey Dickerson. He bats eighth with DJ LeMahieu returning to the second spot in the order.
Delmon Young enters the lineup for the Phillies tonight, playing first base and batting fifth. Darin Ruf moves to right field with Casper Wells going to the bench.