Chicago Falls 7-5 Against Colorado - Game Recap
Colorado got a 7-5 victory over Chicago on Thursday, with Jhoulys Chacin earning the victory and helping Rockies moneyline bettors cash out.
The Rockies were a -149 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 11.5.
Jhoulys Chacin earned the victory for the Rockies, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 4, and allowing 7 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Jordan Pacheco in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Chris Volstad worked 3 innings, giving up 10 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Anthony Rizzo in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 13 hits, while Colorado only had 12.
Rafael Betancourt pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Colorado looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Los Angeles. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track at Arizona.