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Game 2 Highlights: Mets Lose Again to Rockies, 5-4

By Unknown author

The New York Mets lost the second game of the series to the Colorado Rockies, which drops the Mets record down to 4-7 on the season. Mets starter Jon Niese couldn’t keep the Rockies off the bases–pitching 6 innings, while giving up 7 hits, 5 earned-runs, 3 walks, and striking out 5. The sophomore also gave up two home-runs, a three-run dong to Troy Tulowitzki, and a solo shot to Ryan Spilborghs, which proved to be the winning run.

Other Mets Highlights:

  • Dan Murphy started his second game in a row at second base, and went 1-4, with a 2B, BB, RBI, and R
  • Carlos Beltran went 2-4, with a RBI-double, and BB
  • Angel Pagan went 2-2, with his first 3B of the season
  • The bullpen combined for 3 scoreless innings, including just 1 hit, 5 strikeouts, but also 3 walks