St. Louis Downed 7-6 By Colorado - Fernando Salas Takes Loss
Once the Rockies bats started making contact, it turned into a long game for St. Louis pitchers as Colorado earned a 7-6 win on Thursday at Coors Field.
Colorado was an underdog by +151 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Colorado got 4 2/3 innings from Roy Oswalt, who gave up 4 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 2. Rob Scahill earned the victory, while the Rockies got 2 RBIs from Corey Dickerson in the win.
St. Louis' starting pitcher Michael Wacha worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 12 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Matt Holliday in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Colorado as they had 21 hits, while St. Louis only had 12.
Colorado looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Arizona. St. Louis will aim to get back on the winning track at Milwaukee.