Game Wrap - Colorado 5-1 Victors Over Nationals
Washington pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Tyler Colvin and it cost them dearly in a 5-1 loss on Friday at Nationals Park.
Bettors who backed the Rockies were rewarded as +200 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Drew Pomeranz earned the victory for the Rockies, throwing 6 1/3 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 2, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Tyler Colvin in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Bryce Harper in a losing cause.
Colorado outhit their counterparts 10-5 in the game.
Rafael Betancourt pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.