Hammel, Rockies shut down Astros

Jason Hammel pitched 7 1-3 scoreless innings to earn the win, as the Colorado Rockies defeated the Houston Astros 5-1 on Monday night.

Colorado cashed as -185 home favorites, while the game played UNDER the 9.5-run total posted by sportsbooks.

Clint Barmes was 2-for-4 with two runs batted in for the Rockies, as Miguel Olivo went 2-for-3 with an RBI for Colorado.

Geoff Blum plated the only run for Houston, as losing pitcher Wandy Rodriguez gave up three runs over seven innings for the Astros.