Pedro Villarreal Tagged With Loss in Reds-Rockies Match
Carlos Gonzalez swatted 3 round trippers and drove in 6 runs as his Rockies defeated Cincinnati 12-4 at Great American Ball Park.
Colorado was an underdog by +143 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Colorado got 6 innings from Jon Garland, who gave up 4 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Rockies got 6 RBIs from Carlos Gonzalez in the win.
Cincinnati's starting pitcher Pedro Villarreal worked 3 2/3 innings, giving up 10 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Todd Frazier in a losing cause.
Colorado outhit their counterparts 20-5 in the game.
Colorado looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against San Diego. Cincinnati will aim to get back on the winning track vs St. Louis.