The San Francisco Giants will head to the Mile High City to take on the NL West leading Colorado Rockies. But, with a sweep, the Giants could end up in first by Wednesday night.
The San Francisco Giants had a 3-0 lead in the rubber match of a road series with the Cubs. This team is a much better team than the end result of that game, and series showed. The Giants will now go from Chicago to the lovely Mile High city.
I spent a fair amount of time in Colorado. If you happen to be out there for this series, I don’t have many food recommendations for you. Sadly. Colorado doesn’t have the signature foods that Chicago does, but I would highly encourage you to spend the morning portions of your days up in the mountains.
Get out and go take a look at the Air-Force Academy, and Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs, 2 hours south of Denver on I-25. You can also head up north into the Rocky Mountains and check out Rocky Mountain National Park, just an hour and a half drive. Whatever you do, just don’t get on a dirt-bike.
Ok. Onto this series! The Giants are 3-7 in their last 10, and the Rockies are 5-5. The Giants have a three game deficit. If they can take advantage of the thin air, they could be looking at a chance to go first in the NL West, as long as the Diamondbacks lose a couple.
We’ll take a look at the pitching matchups, and what players to look at throughout this pivotal series. The Giants can’t afford to lose more ground, and getting swept here could be detrimental to their playoff hopes. I know it’s early, but this is easily the biggest series of the year for the Giants.