The Rockies are sitting only a game under the five hundred mark, but are still 4 games out of first place The Phillies for their part are 3 games over the five hundred mark, but only 1 win more than the Rockies on the season and they are a total of 3 games back from the division leader.
On the year so far the Rockies have had a surprise from Trevor Story. Story has been able to hit a total of 14 homers on the season with a total of 47 runs driven in. All of this comes from Story hitting only at a clip of .259.
With the Phillies they have relied on Carlos Santana to help drive in the runs. Santana has been able to hit 10 homers on the year and this has led to him getting a total of 37 RBIs. The problem is he cannot hit well as his average sits at .221.
Tyler Anderson is the pitcher who is heading to the mound for the Rockies in this game. So far this season Anderson has been able to get a total of 67.1 innings off of the mound and has struck out 58 batters with a 3-1 record and an ERA that sits at 4.81 for the lefty.
The Phillies are countering with hard throwing Nick Pivetta. On the season thus far Pivetta has managed to get a total of 67 innings with a total of 76 strikeouts. He has posted a 4-5 record with a 3.76 ERA.