Game 1 of 3 will take place Saturday night at Coors Field between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Colorado Rockies. The Diamondbacks come into this game 41-81 on the year after winning 4 of the last 5 games played. Madison Bumgarner led the way for Arizona last game out giving up 1 run on 3 hits across 8 complete innings leading to a 6-2 Diamondbacks win.
The Diamondbacks struggled offensively going 8-31 on the day including 4-7 with runners in scoring position, while leaving 3 men on base. Nick Ahmed and Josh VanMeter led the way for the Diamondbacks driving in 2 runs each. Madison Bumgarner helped his own cause on the mound going 1-3 on the day to drive in 1 run.
The Colorado Rockies come into 55-66 on the year after winning 4 of their last 5 games. Colorado relied on the long ball last game out leading to a 7-5 win over the San Diego Padres. CJ Cron led the way for Colorado going 2-4 on the day driving in 3 runs. Trevor Story chipped in with a 2-run home run in the 5th inning.
Chi Chi Gonzalez got the start for Colorado giving up 3 runs on 4 hits across 3 innings of work resulting in a no decision. Ben Bowden came on in relief giving up 1 run in 1 inning leading to the win. The Colorado bullpen held the Arizona bats in order before Daniel Bard closed the game out to pick up the save.