Well, how about that? This was an excellent team effort for the win tonight in Colorado and it wrapped up an excellent road trip for our New York Mets. Whether these games will matter down the line or not, it’s nice to see our team banding together and playing some decent baseball for an extended period of time.
It was Jeremy Hefner on the mound tonight — and surprise, surprise…he was effective. Hefner allowed two runs, only one earned, over six innings off five hits and a walk. He struck out three in what was, yet again, another quality effort from Hef-man. This was Hefner’s sixth quality start in his last seven outings.
The Rockies tagged Hefner for the two runs in the bottom of the second, off a sacrifice fly and a ground out — where Josh Satin made an error.
The Mets wouldn’t get on the board until the top of the fifth inning, where they loaded the bases with no out. Anthony Recker and Justin Hefner, consecutively, busted down the line to avoid grounding into double plays, and a...