German Marquez has been the Rockies most consistent starter. He has a 3-1 record in his last four starts. He is, however, only 1-1 in three road starts in the last seven games. Marquez is 3-1 lifetime against the Pirates. Archer has lost his last three starts this season. He is 2-0 lifetime against the Rockies.
Current members of the Pirates have hit .250 against Marquez, including .333 by Starling Marte, Melky Cabrera, Corey Dickerson and Jake Elmore. The current Rockies have hit .250 against Archer. David Dahl has the Rockies only home run off Archer.