Ian Kennedy vs Ubaldo Jimenez Battle Sees Colorado Fall 7-6
Arizona needed extra innings to claim victory on Friday, scoring late against Colorado for a 7-6 final at Coors Field.
The Diamondbacks were a +190 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Arizona got 6 innings from Ian Kennedy, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 3. Sam Demel earned the victory, while the Diamondbacks got 3 RBIs from Justin Upton in the win.
Colorado's starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez worked 6 innings, giving up 7 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Seth Smith in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Arizona as they had 15 hits, while Colorado only had 13.
The game was closed out by J.J. Putz who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.