After taking two of three from the Marlins over the weekend to grab sole possession of first place in the NL West, the Diamondbacks will try to win their third straight series as they visit the Rockies for a three-game set.
The Rockies have been one of baseball's surprises thus far, coming into the week at 23-20 and just two game back of the D-backs for the division lead. The teams have already played seven times this season, with the Rockies taking two of three when the teams met at Coors Field a month ago. Here's a look at where the teams stand entering the early-week matchup.
Pitching matchups: Monday -- LHP Patrick Corbin (6-0, 1.52 ERA) vs. RHP Jon Garland (3-4, 4.89). Tuesday -- RHP Ian Kennedy (2-3, 4.88) vs. RHP Jhoulys Chacin (3-3, 4.07). Wednesday -- RHP Trevor Cahill (3-4, 2.48) vs. LHP Jorge De La Rosa (5-3, 3.58).
Who's hot for the D-backs: First baseman Paul Goldschmidt turned the early-season MVP talk up a notch with a 6-for-13 series against the Marlins over the ...