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.