Wednesday, August 12, 2015

The New York Mets shutout the Colorado Rockies

The New York Mets defeated the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New York and the final score was 4-0 Mets.  Matt Harvey pitched great and Juan Lagares had three hits and three guys had two hits. 

Harvey pitched eight innings giving up four hits and no runs with no walks and four strikeouts.  Harvey won his 11th game of the season.  Eric O'Flaherty pitched an inning giving up a hit. 

Chris Rusin pitched six innings giving up eight hits and a run with a walk and five strikeouts.  He lost his fifth game of the season.  Rafael Betancourt pitched a perfect inning, John Axford pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and three runs with two walks and Boone Logan pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a walk. 

Lagares had three hits and two RBI, Daniel Murphy had two hits and Michael Cuddyer had two hits.  Wilmer Flores had two hits, Travis d'Arnaud had a hit and drew a walk and Ruben Tejada had a hit, an RBI and drew two walks, Curtis Granderson had an RBI and drew a walk.  Lagares hit two doubles, Flores hit a double and the Mets were 3-11 with runners in scoring position and left 10 men on base.  Cuddyer had a stolen base. 

Jose Reyes had a hit, Nolan Arenado had a hit and Ben Paulsen had a hit.  D.J. LeMahieu had a hit, Kyle Parker had a hit and Paulsen and Reyes hit a double.  The Rockies were 0-4 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.  LeMahieu had a stolen base and Hundley committed an error. 

In the sixth Tejada hit an RBI single to give the Mets a 1-0 lead.  In the eighth Granderson had an RBI walk to make it 2-0 and Lagares hit a two run double and made it 4-0 Mets and that was the final score.  The two teams will play game three of four on Wednesday night.   

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