The New York Mets were defeated by the Colorado Rockies on Friday night. The game took place at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado and the final score was 5-2. Matt Harvey started for the Mets and didn't pitch very well and the bullpen was good. Kevin Plawecki had two hits to lead the offense.
Harvey pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up 11 hits and five runs with six strikeouts. He lost his fifth game of the season. Jerry Blevins pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a walk with a strikeout and Hansel Robles pitched two perfect innings.
Jon Gray pitched seven innings giving up five hits and two runs with a walk and eight strikeouts. Gray earned his first victory of the season. Carlos Estevez pitched an inning giving up a hit and striking out two and Jake McGee pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts and earned his 10th save of the season.
Curtis Granderson had a hit, Michael Conforto had a hit and Lucas Duda had a hit. Neil Walker had a hit and drew a walk, Asdrubal Cabrera had a hit and Plawecki had a hit and two RBI. Plawecki hit a double and Granderson hit a double. Conforto hit a triple and the Mets were 1-7 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base.
Charlie Blackmon had three hits and an RBI, Trevor Story had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk. Nolan Arenado had a hit, Gerardo Parra had a hit and an RBI and Mark Reynolds had a hit and an RBI. D.J. LeMahieu had two hits, Tony Wolters had a hit and an RBI and Gray had a hit. Story hit two doubles, LeMahieu and Blackmon each hit a double. LeMahieu and Parra each hit a double and LeMahieu and Parra each hit a triple. The Rockies were 4-11 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.
In the second Plawecki hit a two run double to give the Mets a 2-0 lead. In the fourth Parra hit an RBI triple to cut the lead to 2-1. Reynolds hit an RBI single to tie the game at two in the fourth. In the fifth Story hit an RBI double to give the Rockies a 3-2 lead. In the sixth Wolters hit an RBI single and Blackmon hit an RBI double and it was 5-2 Mets and that would be the final score.
The two teams will play the third and final game of the series on Sunday afternoon.