Cubs vs. Colorado Rockies at Coors Field
TV: WGN Tuesday and Thursday; Comcast SportsNet Wednesday
Radio: WGN 720-AM
Pitching matchups: The Cubs Chris Rusin (1-2) vs. Jorge De La Rosa (0-1) today at 7:40 p.m.; Jason Berken (0-1) vs. Drew Pomeranz (1-9) Wednesday at 7:40 p.m.; Chris Volstad (3-10) vs. Jhoulys Chacin (2-5) Thursday at 2:10 p.m.
At a glance: The Cubs took two of three from the Rockies last month at Wrigley Field. Look out for long games at hitter-friendly Coors Field. The Rockies and Diamondbacks played a 3-hour, 59-miniute nine-inning game Sunday, and long games have been the norm for the Cubs lately. The Cubs ranked 14th in team ERA (4.44) entering Monday while the Rockies were 16th (5.30). On the other side, the Rockies were third in runs scored, fifth in home runs and first in OPS. The Cubs were 15th in runs, 11th in homers and 14th in OPS. Catcher Wilin Rosario led the Rockies in homers (26) while Carlos Gonzalez had a hitting line of .303/.371/.510 with 22 homers entering Monday's game against Arizona.
Next: Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field, Friday-Sunday
-- Bruce Miles