Sunday, June 24, 2018

New York Mets lose to the Colorado Rockies again

The New York Mets were defeated by the Colorado Rockies on Thursday afternoon.  The game took place at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado and the final score was 6-4.  Steven Matz started for the Mets and he didn’t pitch very well.  Todd Frazier, Michael Conforto, Kevin Plawecki and Dominic Smith each had two hits to lead the offense. 

Matz lost his fifth game of the season pitching 5 2/3 innings and giving up eight hits and five runs with two walks and six strikeouts.  Tim Peterson pitched 1 1/3 perfect with two strikeouts, Paul Sewald pitched giving up a hit, run and a walk without recording an out and Jerry Blevins pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a walk and he struck out one.  Chris Flexen pitched to one batter and retired him. 

Kyle Freeland pitched six innings giving up five hits and two runs with four walks and four strikeouts and won his seventh game of the season.  Jeff Hoffman pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits, Chris Rusin pitched 1/3 of an inning giving up two hits and a run with a strikeout and Yency Almonte pitched a perfect inning.  Jake McGee pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run with a strikeout and earned his first save of the season. 

Brandon Nimmo had a hit and an RBI, Frazier had two hits and an RBI and Conforto had two hits.  Wilmer Flores had an RBI and drew a walk, Jose Bautista drew two walks and Plawecki had two hits.  Jose Reyes had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Amed Rosario had a hit and Smith had two hits.  Smith hit a double and Plawecki hit a triple.  Frazier hit a homerun and the Mets were 1-4 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. 

DJ LeMahieu had two hits, Charlie Blackmon had two hits and Nolan Arenado had two hits and five RBI.  Trevor Story had a hit, Ian Desmond drew three walks and Chris Iannetta had a hit.  Gerardo Parra had an RBI, Noel Cuevas had a hit and Carlos Gonzalez drew a walk.  LeMahieu, Story and Arenado each hit a double and Arenado hit a homerun.  The Rockies were 2-8 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base.  LeMahieu and Blackmon each had a stolen base.  
In the first Frazier hit a solo homerun giving the Mets a 1-0 lead.  In the bottom of the first Arenado 

hit a three-run homerun to give the Rockies a 3-1 lead.  In the second Arenado hit a two-run double 

to push the lead to 5-1.  In the third Nimmo hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 5-2.  In the eighth 

Flores hit a sac fly to make it 5-3.  In the bottom of the eighth Parra hit a sac fly to push the lead to 

6-3 and in the ninth Reyes hit an RBI ground out to make it 6-4 which would be the final score


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