The Denver Post

Looking Ahead

- — Patrick Saunders, The Denver Post

Rockies LHP Kyle Freeland (66, 3.68 ERA) at Rangers LHP Mike Minor (44, 5.65), 2:05 p.m. Saturday; ATTRM, 850 AM

Freeland, who has been Colorado’s best and most consistent starter, will be making his first career appearance vs. the Rangers. The Denver native has recorded five consecutiv­e quality starts on the road, going 3-2 with 3.21 ERA. Over his last nine starts overall, Freeland is 6-3 with a 2.93 ERA, while striking out 53 and walking only 17. Minor is coming off a no-decision vs. the Astros when he allowed three earned runs on six hits and one walk while striking out four over six innings. Minor suffered a rough first inning, allowing two earned runs on a walk and two hits, but settled down after that. Minor is 3-2 with a 5.73 ERA in eight games (six starts) vs. the Rockies. Sunday: Rockies RHP Jon Gray (6-7, 5.68 ERA) at Rangers RHP Yovani Gallardo (2018 debut), 1:05 p.m., ATTRM

Monday: Mets RHP Jacob deGrom (4-2, 1.55) at Rockies LHP Tyler Anderson (4-1, 4.48), 6:40 p.m., ATTRM

Tuesday: Mets LHP Jason Vargas (2-5, 7.39) at Rockies RHP German Marquez (4-7, 5.13), 6:40 p.m., ATTRM

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