Colorado vs San Diego Final: 8-6 - Recap
|Colorado vs San Diego Final: 8-6 - Recap|
Colorado scored 2 runs in the 12 to edge San Diego 8-6 on Saturday at PETCO Park.
Bettors who backed the Rockies were rewarded as +100 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Colorado got 5 innings from Jeff Francis, who gave up 5 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 5. Carlos Torres earned the victory, while the Rockies got 4 RBIs from Jordan Pacheco in the win.
San Diego got a 4 2/3-inning outing from Kip Wells in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 1 walk and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Everth Cabrera had 3 hits in the loss for the Padres.
The battle of the bats favored Colorado as they had 16 hits, while San Diego only had 13.
The game was closed out by Rafael Betancourt who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.