Colorado vs Arizona Recap - Rockies Over Diamondbacks 8-5
Arizona dropped an 8-5 decision at Chase Field on Monday as Colorado legged out a win behind winning pitcher Franklin Morales.
Bettors who backed the Rockies were rewarded as +120 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Franklin Morales earned the victory for the Rockies, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 2, and allowing 7 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Troy Tulowitzki in the win.
Arizona's starting pitcher Wade Miley worked 6 innings, giving up 10 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Paul Goldschmidt in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Colorado as they had 12 hits, while Arizona only had 10.
LaTroy Hawkins pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.