Rafael Betancourt Earns Win in Colorado vs Los Angeles Game
Carlos Gonzalez swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 3 runs as his Rockies defeated Los Angeles 8-5 at Coors Field.
Bettors who backed the Rockies were rewarded as +151 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
Rafael Betancourt earned the victory for the Rockies, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 3, walking 2, and allowing 2 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Jason Giambi in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw worked 7 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Tony Gwynn Jr in a losing cause.
Next game, Colorado takes its act home to face Atlanta looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head on the road to face Chicago.