"He may be a tad deconditioned, but we're still looking at a five innings or 75-pitch range," Rockies manager Walt Weiss said. "Something like that in that neighborhood for Hoffy."
Peralta has been on a tear since being recalled in early August. He owns a 3.23 ERA in nine starts after giving up 52 runs (49 earned) in 66 innings during his first 13 starts before being demoted to Triple-A. Peralta has been especially good in his last two outings with three earned runs sprinkled over 12 innings.
Three things to know about this game
• The Rockies haven't seen much of Peralta, but the players who have seen him most have had mixed results. Center fielder Charlie Blackmon and second baseman DJ LeMahieu are both 2-for-12 against him, but middle of the order duo Nolan Arenado and Carlos Gonzalez are 3-for-5 and 3-for-7, respectively, with a double each against him.
• Peralta has made two career starts in Coors Field and has struggled, allowing 12 runs (eight earned) over 11 1/3 innings. However, he did last 7 2/3 innings in his more recent start, which came in June of 2014.
• With his RBI in the second inning of Friday's game, Blackmon became the eighth leadoff hitter in National League history to reach 80 in a season, the 10th time it has ever happened.
Ben Weinrib is a reporter for MLB.com based in Denver. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.