Detroit Downed 12-4 By Colorado - Jose Valverde Takes Loss
Colorado needed extra innings to claim victory on Friday, scoring late against Detroit for a 12-4 final at Comerica Park.
The Rockies were a +135 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 10.5.
Colorado got 5 1/3 innings from Jeff Francis, who gave up 4 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 2. Matt Belisle earned the victory, while the Rockies got 3 RBIs from Carlos Gonzalez in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Casey Crosby worked 3 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Prince Fielder in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Colorado as they had 16 hits, while Detroit only had 9.