Rockies tear apart Pirates

Rockies tear apart Pirates

Dexter Fowler drove in two runs as the Colorado Rockies ripped apart the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-3 to avoid a series sweep at Coors Field Thursday afternoon.

The Rockies won the game as -270 favorites, and the 12 runs sailed OVER the posted over/under (8.5) set by sportsbooks.

Ubaldo Jimenez improved to 16-2 with the victory, scattering four hits and one run over his seven innings for the Rockies.

Paul Maholm allowed 11 hits and eight runs over 5 1-3 innings in the Pirates loss.