Cincinnati Falls 6-3 to Colorado - Recap
Colorado grabbed a 6-3 win over Cincinnati on Friday, as Christian Friedrich was credited with a win at Great American Ball Park.
The Rockies were a +146 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Christian Friedrich earned the victory for the Rockies, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 1, and allowing 7 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Todd Helton in the win.
Cincinnati's starting pitcher Johnny Cueto worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 11 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 4 hits from Joey Votto in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Colorado as they had 13 hits, while Cincinnati only had 9.
Rafael Betancourt pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.