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Colorado Rockies' spring training Game No. 5: Tyler Matzek vs. Tyson Ross

The Rockies' fifth game of Cactus League play, against San Diego, kicks off at 2:05 MT at the Peoria Sports Complex, the spring training home to the Seattle Mariners and San Diego Padres.

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The Colorado Rockies will be looking to build off of yesterday's 7-5 win over the Chicago Cubs as they face divisional rival San Diego. The game can be seen on MLB Network or heard on KOA.

Tyler Matzek is slated to start, and it will be exciting to see how he looks facing the Padres' Tyson Ross, who was an All-Star in 2014. Ross posted an ERA of 2.81, an ERA+ of 119, and an xFIP of 3.11, while striking out nearly a batter per inning over 31 starts. After bouncing around between the Oakland Athletics and their minor league affiliates, Tyson Ross put together a string of solid performances to close out the 2013 season, setting himself up for a rotation spot this past season. The Rockies will be hoping Tyler Matzek can similarly build off of some late season momentum and establish himself as a reliable member of the rotation.

Here's what the Padres will be rolling out this afternoon:

Your Colorado Rockies will be going with the following: