Monday, August 1, 2016

New York Mets lose third straight to the Colorado Rockies

The New York Mets were defeated by the Colorado Rockies on Saturday.  The game took place at Citi Field in Flushing, New  York and the final score was 7-2.  Bartolo Colon started for the Mets and he didn't pitch very well.  Kelly Johnson had two of the teams six hits. 

Colon pitched five innings giving up seven hits and five runs with a walk and four strikeouts.  He took his sixth loss of the season.  Seth Lugo pitched three innings giving up a hit and two runs with a walk and four strikeouts and Antonio Bastardo pitched an inning giving up a hit and a walk with two strikeouts. 

Jorge De La Rosa earned his seventh win of the season pitching six innings and giving up six hits and two runs with two walks and four strikeouts.  Boone Logan pitched a perfect inning, Jordan Lyles pitched a perfect inning and Gonzalez Germen pitched a perfect inning. 

Neil Walker had a hit, Yoenis Cespedes drew a walk and Wilmer Flores had a hit and an RBI.  Asdrubal Cabrera drew a walk, Travis d'Arnaud had a hit and Justin Ruggiano had a hit.  Johnson had two hits and an RBI and the Mets were 2-5 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.  Walker had a stolen base and Ruggiano was caught stealing.  Flores, Cabrera and Ruggiano each committed an error. 

Charlie Blackmon had two hits and drew a walk, D.J. LeMahieu had a hit and three RBI and Nolan Arenado had a hit and an RBI.  Carlos Gonzalez had a hit and drew a walk, Trevor Story had a hit and an RBI and David Dahl had a hit and two RBI.  Nick Hundley had a hit, Daniel Descalso drew a walk and Ryan Raburn had a hit.  Gonzalez hit a double and Blackmon hit two doubles and Dahl hit a homerun.  The Rockies were 3-10 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. 

In the first Flores hit an RBI single, in the second Johnson hit an RBI single  and it was 2-0 Mets.  Story hit an RBI single in the fourth to cut the lead to 2-1.  Dahl hit a two run  homerun to give the Rockies a 3-2 lead in the fourth.  LeMahieu hit a two run single to make it 5-2 in the fifth.  In the seventh LeMahieu hit a sac fly to extend the lead to 6-2.  Arenado hit a sac fly making it 7-2 in the seventh. 

The Mets lost three straight to the Rockies and will try and avoid the sweep on Sunday afternoon.  They will finish their series and then stay home for two with the Yankees before heading to Yankee Stadium for two.    

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