"We need to finish the homestand strong, no question about it," Rockies manager Walt Weiss said. "We need to play better from here on out."
Despite the team's offensive woes, Weiss said he does not want his players pressing at the plate.
Not having Carlos Gonzalez in the lineup for the series opener certainly won't help a Rockies squad that scored three or fewer runs in all of its games against Miami.
Ian McCue is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.