NL West Division foes will clash on Monday night, when the San Diego Padres travel to Coors Field to take on the Colorado Rockies. The Padres (67-53) are two games below .500 on the road and lead Cincinnati by 2.5 games in the race for the final NL Wild Card spot. On Sunday, Fernando Tatis Jr. homered twice and drove in four runs to power San Diego to an 8-2 road victory against Arizona.
Rookie left-hander Ryan Weathers (4-5 4.72 ERA) will make his 16th career major league start. Last time out, Weathers gave up six runs in four plus innings during a 7-0 home loss versus Miami.
The Colorado Rockies have won 38 of their first 59 home games and have been a disaster on the road. On Sunday, Colorado SP Jon Gray (7-9) gave up three runs in four plus innings during a 5-2 road loss against San Francisco. OF Charlie Blackmon delivered a pinch-hit RBI single in a losing effort for the Rockies (52-66).
The Rockies will turn to twenty-six year old righty Antonio Senzatela (2-9 4.71 ERA) on Monday. In his last start, Senzatela allowed three runs in six innings during a 5-1 road loss against Houston.