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Mariners Vs. Rockies: Colorado Looks For Renewed Effort On Sunday With Jeremy Guthrie On Mound

The Colorado Rockies appear to have hit rock bottom this weekend against the Seattle Mariners, losing 4-0 in a two-hitter on Friday and then 10-3 on Saturday. Sunday offers new hope, just as every new day in baseball does.

The Rockies will have Jeremy Guthrie (2-1, 4.85 ERA) make his second start since coming off the disabled list. Though he took a no-decision in the contest, the Rockies wound up winning, 5-4, on May 15. He allowed one (unearned) run in 5.1 innings while walking four and striking out four.

Opposing Guthrie will be Blake Beavan (1-4, 4.58 ERA). He has thrown just seven innings over his last two starts, largely a result of an elbow injury. On May 7, he pitched just three innings because a comebacker hit him in his right elbow. Then pitching on seven days' rest, he made it through four innings after allowing three runs. This will be his first start at Coors Field.

Game time: 1:10 p.m. MT, Sunday, May 20, 2012

Location: Coors Field, Denver, Colo.

TV/Radio: ROOT Sports/KOA 850

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Denver. For more on these teams, visit Rockies blog Purple Row and Mariners blog Lookout Landing. Head over to Baseball Nation and MLB Daily Dish for more news and notes.