Philadelphia Colorado Game Ends in 5-2 Rockies Victory - Recap
|Philadelphia Colorado Game Ends in 5-2 Rockies Victory - Recap|
Philadelphia dropped a 5-2 decision at Coors Field on Sunday as Colorado legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jhoulys Chacin.
Bettors who backed the Rockies were rewarded as -119 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.5.
Colorado got 8 2/3 innings from Jhoulys Chacin, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Rockies got 2 RBIs from Carlos Gonzalez in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Cole Hamels worked 7 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ryan Howard in a losing cause.
Colorado outhit their counterparts 9-6 in the game.
The game was closed out by Rex Brothers who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.
Colorado looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Toronto. Philadelphia will aim to get back on the winning track vs Washington.