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Preview: Diamondbacks (43-56) at Rockies (40-58)
BT Movements  ·  Line Movements
Game: 1
Venue: Coors Field
Date: May 20, 2013 8:40 PM EDT
  

Patrick Corbin may not receive the type of publicity normally reserved for an unbeaten starter with his success, but the Arizona Diamondbacks are well aware of how spectacular he's pitched.

Arizona has won each of Corbin's eight starts this season, and it will look to end the host Colorado Rockies' three-game winning streak Monday night.

Corbin (6-0, 1.52 ERA) has tossed at least six innings and allowed two or fewer runs in each of his outings. His ERA ranks third in the majors after he overcame a career-worst five walks and allowed only three hits in seven innings of Tuesday's 2-0 win over Atlanta.

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He has won four consecutive starts, and the Diamondbacks (25-19) have won 10 of his last 11 outings dating back to last season.

"Our job is to go out there and we don't want to lose," said Corbin, who joined Randy Johnson as the only left-handers in franchise history to start a season winning at least six straight decisions.

``I feel good and I just want to keep it going. Anytime I can go out there and pitch like this is awesome.'

Corbin's winning streak began April 28 when he gave up two runs in 6 2-3 innings of a 4-2 win over Colorado. He went 0-1 with a 6.75 ERA in three starts against the Rockies during his rookie year last season.

Jon Garland gave up four runs in six innings while opposing Corbin last month, and he'll be on the mound again Monday looking to provide more quality innings for the Rockies (24-20).

Garland (3-4, 4.89) has allowed three runs and seven hits in five innings in each of his last three outings, losing the last two. He hadn't pitched fewer that six innings in any of his previous five starts.

"I don't want to come out of these games. It's not my choice," Garland said after a 6-3 loss to the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday. "I'd like to keep going and see if I can continue to give the team a chance.

"It almost seems like I'm hurting the team rather than helping the team when I'm going five."

The right-hander, who went 8-11 with a 4.29 ERA in 27 starts for Arizona in 2009, is 1-2 with a 2.25 ERA in his last four starts versus his former team and will look to help Colorado continue its win streak after it took the final three of a four-game set with San Francisco.

Troy Tulowitzki, who is hitting .429 during a six-game hitting streak, and Carlos Gonzalez each drove in two runs in Sunday's 5-0 victory. Dexter Fowler went 9 for 15 over the last three games after going just 4 for 39 (.103) over his previous 10.

The first-place Diamondbacks had won four straight prior to Sunday's 2-1 loss to Miami, scoring just a single run for the second straight contest. Didi Gregorius went 3 for 4 and is hitting .354 in 21 games this season.

``Early in the game we had a few chances, but we couldn't get the big hit when we needed it,' Gregorius said.

Five of the seven meetings this season between Arizona and Colorado have been decided by one run, but the Diamondbacks have won four of the last five.

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 SERIES AT A GLANCE
GAME 1
Diamondbacks at Rockies
Mon, May 20 Final 5 to 1
 Boxscores    Recaps
GAME 2
Diamondbacks at Rockies
Tue, May 21 Final 4 to 5
 Boxscores    Recaps
GAME 3
Diamondbacks at Rockies
Wed, May 22 Final 1 to 4
 Boxscores    Recaps

 CURRENT LAS VEGAS LINE
 Team  ML   RUN   O/U 
 ARI  -110   +145   9.5 
 COL  +100   -165   
LAS VEGAS LINE MOVEMENTS

 CURRENT SPORTSBOOK LINE
 Team  ML   RUN   O/U 
 ARI  -109   +135   9.5 
 COL  -101   -155   
OFFSHORE LINE MOVEMENTS

 BETTING TRENDS
 Team  ML   RUN   O/U 
 ARI  69%   74%   38% 
 COL  31%   26%   62% 
BT MOVEMENTS

 MLB HEAD TO HEAD
 Apr 28, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 COL 2 Under: 6 
 ARI 4 Cover: +100 
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 Apr 27, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 COL 2 Under: 5 
 ARI 3 Cover: +100 
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 Apr 26, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 COL 6 Cover: +125 
 ARI 3 Push: 9 
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 Apr 25, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 COL 2 Under: 5 
 ARI 3 Cover: +100 
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 Apr 21, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 ARI 5 Cover: +110 
 COL 4 Under: 9 
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 Apr 20, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 ARI 3 Under: 7 
 COL 4 Cover: +100 
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 Apr 19, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 ARI 1 Under: 4 
 COL 3 Cover: +100 
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 Feb 24, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 ARI 8 Cover: +100 
 COL 6 Over: 14 
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 Feb 23, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 COL 11 Cover: +110 
 ARI 2 Over: 13 
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 Oct 3, 2012  Score  ATS Results 
 COL 2 Cover: +190 
 ARI 1 Under: 3 
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 MLB PREVIEWS
 Monday, May 20
 
    Mariners at Indians
12:05 PM EDT
    Rays at Blue Jays
1:05 PM EDT
    Yankees at Orioles
7:05 PM EDT
    Twins at Braves
7:10 PM EDT
    Phillies at Marlins
7:10 PM EDT
    Reds at Mets
7:10 PM EDT
    Athletics at Rangers
8:05 PM EDT
    Red Sox at White Sox
8:10 PM EDT
    Dodgers at Brewers
8:10 PM EDT
    Royals at Astros
8:10 PM EDT
    Diamondbacks at Rockies
8:40 PM EDT
    Cardinals at Padres
10:10 PM EDT
    Nationals at Giants
10:15 PM EDT
 
 
 
  
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