Colorado Rockies Pittsburgh Pirates Game Ends in 8-1 Rockies Victory - Recap
Colorado moneyline bettors cashed on Saturday courtesy of a 8-1 win against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Coors Field.
Bettors who backed the Rockies were rewarded as +102 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 10.5.
Tyler Matzek earned the victory for the Rockies, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 2, and allowing 3 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Josh Rutledge in the win.
Pittsburgh got a 6 2/3-inning outing from Jeff Locke in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 3 walks and 10 hits in his time on the mound, while Jordy Mercer had 1 hits in the loss for the Pirates.
Colorado enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 14-4 advantage in hits.