Jorge De La Rosa vs James Russell Battle Sees Chicago Fall 4-3
Colorado used a 2-HR day from Todd Helton on Tuesday at Wrigley Field as the Rockies defeated Chicago 4-3 in baseball action.
Colorado was favored by -130 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 12.5.
Jorge De La Rosa earned the victory for the Rockies, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 9, walking 0, and allowing 6 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Todd Helton in the win.
Chicago got a 4-inning outing from James Russell in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 3 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Darwin Barney had 2 hits in the loss for the Cubs.
Colorado outhit their counterparts 9-8 in the game.
The game was closed out by Huston Street who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.