Rockies draft pick gets start vs old team

Tyler Anderson will make the start today against the team that drafted him in the 1st round of the 2011 June Amateur draft out of the University of Oregon. Anderson spent 5 seasons in Colorado and went 18-25 in 76 games (72 starts) with a 4.67 ERA. He joined the Giants in December on a minor league deal and this year is 0-1 in 3 games with 1 start so far. He has never faced his former team before today. With a win today, the Giants can earn a series split.

The Colorado Rockies can earn a series victory with a win today against the Giants. Kyle Freeland will try to go 3-0 in his first 3 starts this season. He is already 2-0 with 8 strikeouts in 12 innings of work and a 1.50 ERA. The University of Evansville alum was 1-1 in 4 starts against the Giants last year with a 4.50 ERA with 13 strikeouts. For his career, Freeland has made 12 starts against the Giants and is 6-3 with only 40 strikeouts in 66 1/3 innings with a 3.12 ERA.

First pitch today is at 12:10 pm

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