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.
|ATLANTA BRAVES||COLORADO ROCKIES|
|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.