Jeff Francis vs Vance Worley Tilt Ends in Colorado 4-1 Win
Colorado moneyline bettors cashed on Thursday courtesy of a 4-1 win against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.
Colorado was an underdog by +170 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Josh Roenicke earned the victory for the Rockies, throwing 1 1/3 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Chris Nelson in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Vance Worley worked 7 innings, giving up 4 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from John Mayberry in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Philadelphia as they had 8 hits, while Colorado only had 7.
Rafael Betancourt pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Colorado heads into a battle against Texas. Philadelphia, meanwhile, will have their next action against Tampa Bay.