Jeff Francis did not pitch poorly, giving up 3 runs in 6 innings, but it wasn't good enough for the weak offense of the Rockies last night. Billingsly allowed 6 hits, 3 walks and a hit batsman, but the Rockies could only bring 2 people home in the game. They also committed 3 errors in the game. "Closer" Manny Corpas gave up 3 runs in one inning of work.
This drops the Rockies to 9.5 games back of the Dodgers, and the Dodgers' magic number is 13. The Dodgers timely hitting last night brought in 7 runs off of 6 hits and 2 walks. They look good!