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An interleague showdown heads to Mile High City when the Cleveland Indians visit the Colorado Rockies. The current line on top sportsbooks has Cleveland slightly favored at -112, with Colorado on +102 and the over/under run total on 10.5.

Entering this game, Cleveland is 29-26 overall and 17-12 on the road. The Indians are 5-5 in their last 10 games played. Colorado is 36-23 overall and 15-13 at home. The Rockies are 5-5 in their past 10 games played.

This is a short two-game series between the Indians and host Rockies. The Rockies will put the ball in the hand of rookie Antonio Senzatela. The right-hander this season has started off strong winning 5 his first 6 starts of his major league career at Coors Field.

Colorado, who is leading the National League West, won three of its past four games played, with Nolan Arenado hitting safely in each of the four.

Mike Clevinger, who took the spot for now of Danny Salazar in the Cleveland rotation, will start for the Indians. The Indians on the season are just 1-5 in 6 interleague games.

Indians off season acquisition Edwin Encarnacion has a hit in 12 of his past 13 games and has increased his batting average 32 points over that period to .231.

Jose Ramirez has 4 hits in 8 at bats over the past two games. The Indians are coming off an 8-0 win over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday.

Clevinger on the season is 2-2 with an ERA of 3.10, while the Rockies rookie Senzatela is 7-2 with an ERA of 3.49. Both pitchers are coming off losses in their most recent outings.

Clevinger lost to Oakland after allowing three runs in 6 2/3 innings of work, while giving up two home runs for the second consecutive game. On the season, Clevinger is 2-0 in two starts on the road.

Senzatela has allowed four runs in three of his past four starts. However, he won two of those games for the Rockies. The 22-year old from Venezuela has posted 6 quality starts over his past 10 outings.

Cleveland is 4-0 in its past 4 games versus an opponent with a record over .500.

Colorado is 6-1 in its past 7 games following a day off.

With this free pick, we like Cleveland to win.

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Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 2017, Baseball

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