Jeff Francis and the Colorado Rockies face off against Clayton Richard and the San Diego Padres this afternoon. Should they win, the Rockies will share the NL West lead with the Padres at 50-38. Francis and Richard faced each other on June 30 in San Diego, with Richard getting the better of the Rockies. Francis allowed eight runs in three innings, while Richard went seven innings, allowed two runs, and struck out 10.
Rockies Look To End First Half Of Season With Sweep, Share Of NL West Lead
By Russ Oates