Rockies starter Antonio Senzatela and Cardinals starter Dakota Hudson are at opposite ends of the spectrum. Senzatela has lost four in a row and five of his last six. In his last six starts he has a 16.54 ERA. He has allowed five or more earned runs in all six of the starts. Hudson, meanwhile, has won his last five starts allowing four runs -- all in one start -- in 32 1/3 innings -- a 1.11 ERA. That includes six shutout innings against the Rockies on Aug. 24. The following night, Senzatela gave up six runs and retired five batters in a start at St. Louis.
The current Cardinals are hitting .333 against Senzatela but with only three home runs in 87 at-bats. His only extensive history is with Yadier Molina (.250), Paul Goldschmidt (.267) and Matt Carpenter (.500). Rockies hitters have a .192 average against Hudson, including .167 for Nolan Arenado and three hitless at-bats for Charlie Blackmon.