The New York Mets defeated the Colorado Rockies on Thursday afternoon. The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 12-3 Mets. Noah Syndergaard started for the Mets and pitched pretty well. Kelly Johnson had three hits and Yoenis Cespedes and Michael Conforto each had two hits.
Syndergaard started and pitched seven innings giving up four hits and three runs with two walks and five strikeouts. He won his eighth game of the year, Hansel Robles pitched an inning with a walk and a strikeout and Bobby Parnell pitched an inning giving up a walk.
Eddie Butler pitched four innings giving up seven hits and six runs with a walk and four strikeouts and he lost his tenth game of the season. Scott Oberg pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up a hit and three runs with two walks and a strikeout, Christian Friedrich pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and John Axford pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout. Tommy Kahnle pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up three hits and three runs with a strikeout and Justin Miller pitched to one batter and retired him.
Curtis Granderson had a hit, three RBI and drew a walk, Cespedes had two hits and an RBI and Daniel Murphy had a hit and an RBI. Uribe had a hit and an RBI, Johnson had three hits and three RBI and Conforto had two hits and drew a walk. Wilmer Flores had a hit and drew a walk, Juan Lagares had a hit and three RBI, Murphy, Uribe and Cespedes each hit a double and Johnson hit two doubles. Granderson and Johnson each hit a homerun. The Mets were 6-11 with runners in scoring position and left three men on base.
Charlie Blackmon drew a walk, D.J. LeMahieu had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk and Carlos Gonzalez had an RBI. Nolan Arenado had a hit and an RBI and Michael McKenry drew a walk. Daniel Descalso had a hit, Kyle Parker had a hit and drew a walk and LeMahieu and Arenado each hit a homerun. The Rockies were 0-2 with runners in scoring position and left two men on base. Blackmon had a stolen base.
In the first LeMahieu hit a solo homerun and Arenado hit a solo homerun to give the Rockies a 2-0 lead. In the bottom of the first Murphy hit an RBI double, Uribe hit an RBI double and Johnson hit an RBI double. The Mets had a 3-2 lead. In the third Gonzalez hit an RBI groundout to tie the game at three. In the bottom of the third Johnson hit an RBI double to give the Mets a 4-3 lead. In the fourth Granderson hit a two run homerun to push the Mets lead to 6-3. In the fifth Johnson hit a solo homerun and it was 7-3 Mets. In the sixth Granderson hit a sac fly to increase the lead to 8-3. Cespedes hit an RBI single to make it 9-3 Mets. In the eighth Lagares hit a three run homerun to make it 12-3 and that would be the final score. The Mets will remain at home to take on the Pittsburgh Pirates for a three game series beginning on Friday night.