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Rockies outslug Cubs

The Colorado Rockies scored three runs in the eighth inning Sunday afternoon to get past the Chicago Cubs 9-7.

The Rockies were a +120 underdog in the game. The 16 runs scored were OVER the posted over/under total (11.5).

Jorge Piedra hit a three-run blast in the eighth inning for Colorado, while Matt Holliday and Dustan Mohr both launched two-run shots.

Neifi Perez hit a two-run homer for Chicago, while Derek Lee and Aramis Ramirez both delivered solo-shots.

Jeff Francis went four 1-3 innings and allowed five runs on eight hits on the no-decision. Greg Maddux took the loss after allowing six runs on eight hits over six innings.