Series Preview: Cubs v. Rockies, April 15-17, 2016

The Cubs will take on the Colorado Rockies this weekend in beautiful Wrigley Field for a three game series before heading to St. Louis on Monday. It’s going to be a stunning weekend for baseball with game time temperatures expected to be near 70 degrees with lots of sun.

Game Times & Broadcast Info

  • Friday, April 15 at 1:20 PM CDT on CSN, MLBN (out of market only)
  • Saturday, April 16 at 1:20 PM CDT on CSN
  • Sunday, April 17 at 1:20 PM CDT on WGN

Starting Pitchers

Date Team Pitcher Age Throws ERA W/L K/BB
4/15/2016 Cubs Kyle Hendricks 26 R 2.70 1-0 5.00
Rockies Chad Bettis 26 R 4.38 1-0 3.33
4/16/2016 Cubs Jake Arrieta 30 R 1.93 2-0 12.00
Rockies Christian Bergman 27 R 12.00 0-1 2.00
4/17/2016 Cubs Jon Lester 32 L 2.77 1-0 4.50
Rockies Tyler Chatwood 26 R 4.38 1-1 5.00

What to Watch For

  • The Cubs come into this series on a roll. They’ve won five games in a row and are the first team in the Majors to win eight games. Their offense has been absolutely red-hot, outscoring the Reds 22-6 in their three-game series.
  • The Rockies are 5-4 and have won two straight games, over the San Francisco Giants none-the-less. They’re looking to keep their winning streak alive as they collide with the Cubs this weekend.
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