Saturday, May 14, 2016

The New York Mets lose in Colorado

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. 

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