The Colorado Rockies host the Washington Nationals for a three game series at Coors Field starting Monday night. Colorado are losers of five straight coming into this series and are in last place in the NL West, currently 14 games back in the division. Washington, meanwhile, has won two straight as third baseman Ryan Zimmerman has come out swinging since the All-Star break. Zimmerman went 6-for-12 with a homer and five RBI’s this past weekend and could pound the ball even more this series as he is a career .348 hitter against the Rockies. On the secondary market, tickets for home games on the Rockies schedule have an average price of $47, one of the lowest averages in the league. The series as a whole will be 34% below the season average.
7/21 – Doug Fister vs Franklin Morales | Avg. Price: $27 | Get-in Price: $9
The series will start Monday night when left hander Franklin Morales (5-4) will take the mound for Colorado. Morales has struggled so far this season with a 5.26 ERA in 13 starts this year. He will oppose Washington right hander Doug Fister (8-2), who has been great for the Nationals after an early stint on the disabled list. Rockies tickets for the series opener have an average price of $27, the lowest of the series, and a get in price of just $9, which is the highest of the series. There is also T-shirt giveaway for the first 5,000 fans upon entrance.
7/22 – Jordan Zimmermann vs TBA | Avg. Price: $33 | Get-in Price: $6
Jordan Zimmermann will take the mound for the Nationals Tuesday night after leaving has last start after just four innings due to a biceps strain. Colorado has yet to announce a starter for Tuesday night. The average price for Rockies vs Nationals tickets will increase a bit, up to a $33 average, but will still be 29.8% below the season average with a get-in price of $6.
7/23 – Stephen Strasburg vs Jorge De La Rosa | Avg. Price: $33 | Get-in Price: $4
The finale of the series Wednesday will feature a pitching matchup of Stephen Strasburg and Jorge De La Rosa. Strasburg ‘s 7-7 record would seem disappointing, but his 3.55 ERA shows he’s pitched better than that would indicate. De La Rosa (10-6) has three more wins but has given up almost a run more per nine innings than Strasburg with an ERA of 4.39. Tickets for the series finale against the Nationals have an average price of $33, the same average as the previous game, but a low get in price for the series of just $4.