Arizona vs Colorado Wrap - Arizona Wins 5-3
|Arizona vs Colorado Wrap - Arizona Wins 5-3|
Colorado dropped a 5-3 decision at Coors Field on Wednesday as Arizona legged out a win behind winning pitcher Joe Saunders.
Arizona was an underdog by +115 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Arizona got 6 innings from Joe Saunders, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Diamondbacks got 2 RBIs from Miguel Montero in the win.
Colorado's starting pitcher Kevin Millwood worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 10 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Troy Tulowitzki in a losing cause.
Arizona enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 13-8 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by J.J. Putz who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.
Next game, Arizona takes its act home to face San Diego looking for another win. For Colorado, they head home to face Cincinnati.