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Colorado Tops Houston 9-5 - Recap

Houston dropped a 9-5 decision at Coors Field on Monday as Colorado legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jhoulys Chacin.

Colorado won as a -220 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Colorado got 7 innings from Jhoulys Chacin, who gave up 1 earned run on 11 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Rockies got 3 RBIs from Carlos Gonzalez in the win.

Houston got a 5-inning outing from Brett Myers in the loss. He gave up 7 earned runs, 2 walks and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while J.D. Martinez had 3 hits in the loss for the Astros.

The battle of the bats favored Houston as they had 15 hits, while Colorado only had 11.

Rafael Betancourt pitched the final 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.