The San Diego Padres are looking to take their final series at home against the Colorado Rockies, and extend their current 5-game win streak to 6 in Game 2 of a 3-game set on Tuesday night. The Padres will send Robbie Erlin, who is (4-4) with a 4.53 ERA to the mound, to face-off against Jorge De LaRosa, who has a (14-11) record with a 4.19 ERA for the Rockies.
Alexi Amarista has been on fire the past few games, hitting 2 home runs in the past 4 games, and coming up with clutch hits in big situations. Another hitter who has been stepping it up is Rene Rivera, who went 2-for-4 last night, with an RBI double to bring in the only run of the game last night.
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If the Padres can take tonight or tomorrow’s game, their home record will be better than it was last year. If they can win the rest of their next 6 games they will be over the .500 mark for the year. The Padres and Rockies will start tonight’s game at 7:10 PM PDT from Petco Park.
Keep the Faith.