Check out our quick-hitting betting notes on Saturday's action in the National League:
Colorado Rockies at Washington Nationals (-126, 7.5)Hot pitcher:
Colorado stater Jhoulys Chacin was a model of efficiency against Philadelphia on Sunday, allowing two runs while throwing just 86 pitches over 8 2/3 innings. Cold pitcher:
Nats hurler Dan Haren allowed four runs in six innings on Monday against the Phillies, dropping to 0-5 with two no-decisions over his last seven starts.Weather:
Sunny skies and temperatures in the low-80s. Winds will blow out to left field at six mph.Key betting stat:
The Rockies 2-6 since shortstop Troy Tulowitzki suffered a broken rib.
Miami Marlins at San Francisco Giants (-149, 7.5)Hot pitcher:
Marlins rookie Jacob Turner has allowed just one home run in his first 25 innings this season.
Giants closer Jeremy Affeldt is tied for NL lead with four blown saves this season.
Temperatures in the high-60s and wind blowing out to right field at 13 mph.Key betting stat:
The Marlins have won seven of their last nine games overall against the Giants.
New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies (-116, 8.5)Hot pitcher:
Since being called up from Las Vegas, Mets prospect Carlos Torres has given up just one hit in 5 1/3 innings of work out of the pen.Cold pitcher:
The Phillies have torched Mets starter Dillon Gee for 11 runs already this season, contributing to his 2-3 record and 7.49 ERA against Philadelphia in eight career appearances (seven starts). Weather:
Sunny skies and temperatures in the mid-80s. Winds will blow out to center field at eight mph.Key betting stat:
The over is 5-1 in Gee's last six starts vs. the Phillies.
Atlanta Braves at Milwaukee Brewers (+138, 8.5)Hot pitcher:
Brewers reliever Francisco Rodriguez has given up just one earned run this season and boasts a WHIP of 0.70.Cold pitcher:
Braves starter Tim Hudson is mired in one of the longest victory droughts of his career, going 0-5 over his last eight starts.
Retractable roof.Key betting stat:
The Braves are 0-7 in the last seven meetings in Milwaukee.Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego Padres (+102, 7.5)Hot pitcher:
In his last two starts, Padres starter Edinson Volquez has yielded a total of four runs in 12 frames.Cold pitcher:
Dodgers starter Zack Greinke gave up five runs on eight hits in five innings in last outing against the Pittsburgh Pirates.Weather:
Skies will be mostly clear and sunny and temperatures will be in the mid-60s. Wind will blow from left to right at five mph.
Key betting stat:
San Diego has won eight straight home games.Cincinnati Reds at Arizona Diamondbacks (-117, 8)
Reds starter Mike Leake posted another gem Monday against Pittsburgh, which managed just a run and six hits in seven frames.Cold pitcher:
Reds reliever Curtis Partch was torched in his one inning of work Friday. Partch surrendered four runs on three hits and walked a pair of batters.
Retractable roof.Key betting stat:
The Diamondbacks are 8-1 in Corbin's last nine home starts.InterleagueHouston Astros at Chicago Cubs (-139, N/A)Hot pitcher:
Cubbies starter Travis Wood owns a 3-2 mark while yielding just two homers in nine career outings against Houston.Cold pitcher:
'Stros pitcher Bud Norris saw his losing skid extend to three games after yielding four runs on eight hits in six innings in a 4-2 setback to the Chicago White Sox on Monday.Weather:
There will be a 40 percent chance of thunderstorms. Temperatures will be in the low-90s and winds will blow out to left field at 13 mph.Key betting stat:
The Cubs are 0-4 in their last four games with Ron Kulpa behind home plate calling balls and strikes.Texas Rangers at St. Louis Cardinals (-174, 8)
Cards starter Shelby Miller is 5-1 with a 0.99 ERA in seven home outings.
Rangers starter Martin Perez will make his second start this season. He allowed four runs (three earned) and nine hits over 5 1/3 innings taking the loss against the Diamondbacks in his previous outing.Weather:
Temperatures in the mid-80s and a 30 percent chance of rain. Winds will blow from right to left at 10 mph.Key betting stat:
The under is 6-1-1 in the Rangers' last eight games versus a right-handed starter.