Rockies hold on, defeat Braves

Rockies hold on, defeat Braves

Jeff Salazar, Troy Tulowitzki, and Kaz Matsui each drove in two runs on Saturday as the Colorado Rockies topped the Atlanta Braves by a final score of 10-9.

The Rockies won as -143 home favorites in this contest, while the combined score went well OVER the night’s posted total (10).

Matt Holliday hit a solo shot for Colorado in the win. Andruw Jones homered twice and scored four times for Atlanta.

Rockies starter Jeff Francis went five innings, allowing five runs on nine hits and striking out two batters.

Kyle Davies was roughed up for nine runs on 12 hits in just 2 1-3 innings of work in his start for the Braves.