Rockies topple Astros

Rockies topple Astros

The Colorado Rockies got out to a five-run lead and held on for a 5-3 win over the Houston Astros Friday night at Coors Field.

Colorado won the game as -150 favorites, while the eight runs fell UNDER the posted over/under (9.5).

Clint Barmes homered for the Rockies, and Brad Hawpe had two one RBI with two runs scored. Ubaldo Jimenez surrendered three runs off five hits over six innings in the win.

Darin Erstad had two hits and scored once for the Astros. Brian Moehler gave up five runs off six hits over 4 2-3 innings in the loss.