Colorado Tops Atlanta 6-5 - Recap
Colorado needed extra innings to claim victory on Wednesday, scoring late against Atlanta for a 6-5 final at Coors Field.
Bettors who backed the Rockies were rewarded as +108 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
Matt Belisle earned the victory for the Rockies, throwing 2 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Dexter Fowler in the win.
Atlanta got a 6-inning outing from Tim Hudson in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 2 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Justin Upton had 2 hits in the loss for the Braves.
The battle of the bats favored Colorado as they had 15 hits, while Atlanta only had 10.
Colorado heads into a battle against Arizona. Atlanta, meanwhile, will have their next action against Detroit.