Rockies Vs. Diamondbacks Preview: Jonathan Sanchez Makes His Debut For Colorado

July 22, 2012; San Diego, CA, USA; Colorado Rockies catcher Jordan Pacheco (left) gets the throw late as San Diego Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera (bottom center) slides in safely for the go ahead run in the seventh inning as Rockies third baseman DJ LeMahieu (9) looks on at PETCO Park. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-US PRESSWIRE

The Rockies are in Arizona, where the newly-acquired Jonathan Sanchez will make his first start for Colorado.

The Colorado Rockies' road trip concludes with a three-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks that begins on Monday night.

Related: Padres 3, Rockies 2: Rox Drop Rubber Match of Series After Sun Rises from the East

Jonathan Sanchez (1-6, 7.76 ERA), who was recently acquired from the Kansas City Royals, will be making his Rockies debut. Sanchez's brief stay in the American League was a disaster, and he'll be looking to reclaim some of the success he had in his six seasons with the San Francisco Giants.

The Diamondbacks will send Ian Kennedy (7-8, 4.33) to the mound.

Game Date & Time: Monday, July 23, 7:40 p.m. MT

TV: ROOT Sports

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Denver. For more in-depth coverage of this series, visit Rockies blog Purple Row and Diamondbacks blog AZ Snake Pit. And for more news from around baseball, check out Baseball Nation and MLB Daily Dish.

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