Juan Nicasio will be asked to stop the Padres’ momentum and the Rockies’ mini-slide. Donn Roach will start the game for San Diego and is expected to throw around 55 pitches. The game today is important not only to win the series but also to get any kind of momentum going into Tuesday’s match up against Madison Bumgarner. As expected, Baby Bull is back in the lineup and Mike McKenry was optioned. Baby Bull lost ten pounds during his illness, so that remains to be seen if that will affect him in the first few games. Bud Black has a trick or two up his sleeve today as he put Roach the starting pitcher in the 8-hole and Amarista in the 9th spot.
Sunday 5/18, 2:10 PM MT at Coors Field
Radio: SD: XPRS 1090, XEMO 860 COL: KOA 850, KNRV 1150
TV: SD: FSSD COL: ROOT SPORTS