Jhoulys Chacin vs James McDonald Battle Sees Pittsburgh Fall 6-5

Jhoulys Chacin vs James McDonald Battle Sees Pittsburgh Fall 6-5

Colorado got 6 innings of work from Jhoulys Chacin en route to a 6-5 victory over Pittsburgh on Sunday at PNC Park.

Colorado was favored by -122 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.

Colorado got 6 innings from Jhoulys Chacin, who gave up 4 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Rockies got 3 RBIs from Jose Lopez in the win.

Pittsburgh's starting pitcher James McDonald worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Jose Tabata in a losing cause.

Colorado outhit their counterparts 8-7 in the game.

Huston Street pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.

Colorado looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against New York. Pittsburgh will aim to get back on the winning track vs Milwaukee.