Rockies nip Nationals
|Rockies nip Nationals|
Clint Barmes' sacrifice fly in the bottom of the eighth inning lifted the Colorado Rockies over the Washington Nationals 5-4 on Tuesday night.
Colorado won as -165 home favorites as the game played UNDER the 9.5-run total listed by oddsmakers.
Barmes finished 2-for-3 with two runs batted in for the Rockies, while Alan Embree picked up the win in relief of starter Jason Hammel for Colorado.
Ryan Zimmerman smashed a three-run bomb for Washington, as Julian Tavarez took the loss after coming into the game for Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann.