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Game Recap: Montero solid, Mets blank Rockies 2-0

By Danny Abriano

The Mets (71-75) topped the Rockies by the score of 2-0 on Wednesday night at Citi Field, sweeping their three-game series.

Game Recap:

The Mets took a 1-0 lead in the second inning when Eric Young, Jr. lined a run-scoring triple off the glove of center fielder Drew Stubbs.

Mets starter Rafael Montero exited with runners on first and third and one out in the sixth and the Mets leading 1-0. Dario Alvarez came in to record the second out and Carlos Torres secured the third out to escape the jam.

In the bottom of the seventh, a Juan Lagares sacrifice fly extended New York’s lead to 2-0.

A day after being removed from the game in the ninth inning, Jenrry Mejia earned the save, securing Rafael Montero’s first major league win in the process.


  • Rafael Montero was a bit erratic and not very efficient, but kept the Rockies off the board during 5.1 innings of work. He allowed 3 hits, walked 4, and struck out 7. His ERA or the season now stands at 4.50.
  • Juan Lagares delivered a sacrifice fly in the seventh inning.

Next Up:

The Mets open a four-game series against the Nationals on Thursday at Citi Field at 7:10 PM.

Bartolo Colon gets the start for the Mets, opposed by Tanner Roark for Washington.