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Rockies and Guardians meet in series rubber match

Cleveland Guardians (37-18, first in AL Central) vs. Colorado Rockies (19-35, fifth in NL West)

Denver; Wednesday, 8:40 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABILITIES: Keepers: Logan Allen (6-2, 4.89 ERA, 1.46 WHIP, 50 strikeouts); Rockies: Ty Blach (1-2, 4.55 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, 12 strikeouts)

BOTTOM LINE: The Colorado Rockies and Cleveland Guardians play Wednesday with a three-game series tied 1-1.

Colorado is 19-35 overall and 12-14 at home. The Rockies are 10-25 in games when they have allowed a home run.

Cleveland is 19-12 in road games and 37-18 overall. The Guardians have the 10th best team slugging percentage in MLB at .402.

Wednesday’s game is the third time these teams have met this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Ryan McMahon has 10 doubles and 10 home runs while hitting .286 for the Rockies. Jordan Beck is 8 for 40 with three doubles and two home runs over the last 10 games.

Jose Ramirez leads the Guardians with 29 extra-base hits (12 doubles, one triple and 16 home runs). David Fry is 14 for 30 with four homers and 11 RBIs over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Rockies: 4-6, .241 batting average, 5.99 ERA, led by 18 runs

Keepers: 9-1, .257 batting average, 3.84 ERA, opponents scored by 28 runs

INJURIES: Rockies: Austin Gomber: Everyday (arm soreness), Justin Lawrence: 15-day IL (arm), Jordan Beck: 10-day IL (wrist), Kyle Freeland: 60-day IL (elbow), Jake Bird: IL 15 days (elbow), Lucas Gilbreath: IL 60 days (elbow), Nolan Jones: IL 10 days (back), Daniel Bard: IL 60 days (knee), German Marquez: 60 days IL (elbow), Antonio Senzatela: 60 days IL (elbow)

Goalkeepers: Carlos Carrasco: 15-day IL (neck), Gavin Williams: 60-day IL (elbow), Steven Kwan: ​​10-day IL (hamstring), Shane Bieber: 60-day IL (elbow), Angel Martinez : 60 -Day IL (foot), Trevor Stephan: 60 days IL (elbow), James Karinchak: 60 days IL (shoulder)

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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