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Game Thread 7/9: Braves at Rockies

The final series before the All-Star Break has Alex Wood starting for the Braves against Kyle Kendrick of the Rockies. Entering this series, the Braves hold a slight edge with a 40-38 W-L record at Coors Field. Wood last faced the Rockies in 2013, and this is first start at Coors.

Today's Lineups

Jace Peterson - 2B Charlie Blackmon - CF
Cameron Maybin - CF Nolan Arenado - 3B
Nick Markakis - RF Troy Tulowitzki - SS
Kelly Johnson - LF Wilin Rosario - 1B
Juan Uribe - 3B Carlos Gonzalez - RF
A.J. Pierzynski - C DJ LeMahieu - 2B
Chris Johnson - 1B Nick Hundley - C
Andrelton Simmons - SS Drew Stubbs - LF
Alex Wood - LHP Kyle Kendrick - RHP

This series also matches up the two best NL teams in RISP hitting. The Rockies lead the NL with a .297 RISP avg. while the Braves are .289.

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