Philadelphia vs Colorado Final: 10-9 - Recap
|Philadelphia vs Colorado Final: 10-9 - Recap|
Colorado dropped a 10-9 decision at Coors Field on Sunday as Philadelphia legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jake Diekman.
Philadelphia won as a +144 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Jake Diekman earned the victory for the Phillies, throwing 1 1/3 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 0, and allowing 2 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Ryan Howard in the win.
Colorado's starting pitcher Juan Nicasio worked 5 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Brandon Barnes in a losing cause.
The game was closed out by Jonathan Papelbon who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
Philadelphia looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Los Angeles. Colorado will aim to get back on the winning track vs San Francisco.