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New York Mets
Carlos Gonzalez is heating up for the Rockies.Put this one in the file next to "pre-humidor days."The Colorado Rockies used an 11 run 5th inning to blow passed the New York Mets who couldn't have had any idea what hit them. The Rockies went on to defeat the Mets 18-9 in a game that looked like one played on the local little league fields.Carlos Gonzalez did the bulk of the damage, hitting a three run home run in the 5th, then stepping back to the plate and lacing a double that scored two more runs in the same inning. In all, he drove in six runs on the night, two-thirds of his run production for the season coming into the game.It's a crazy night at the ballpark when a player can hit for the cycle, as the Mets Scott Hairston did, and not make the first four minutes of the highlight reel.The scoring came due to the Rockies bats getting hot at the same time. However, the Mets helped the Rockies feel like they couldn't get out. New York combined for six errors on t...
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Carlos Gonzalez was at the center of an 11-run fifth inning, hitting a homer and single to drive in five of his six RBIs, and the Colorado Rockies outslugged the New York Mets 18-9 on Friday night.
Ramon Hernandez hit his sixth career grand slam - and first for the Rockies this season - and Troy Tulowitzki and Dexter Fowler also homered for Colorado, which scored a season high....
Colorado Rockies pitcher Jeremy Guthrie is heading for the 15-day disabled list after injuring his right shoulder in a fall from his bicycle earlier Friday.
Manager Jim Tracy said Guthrie, a right-hander, was pedaling to the ballpark when the chain on his bicycle came off and he tumbled to the ground, jamming his shoulder in the fall.
Guthrie was scratched from his scheduled start...
The Colorado Rockies have placed right-hander Jeremy Guthrie on the 15-day disabled list a day after he injured his shoulder in a fall from his bicycle.
The Rockies' opening-day starter was placed on the DL Saturday, retroactive to Monday. He'll be eligible for reinstatement on May 8.
Guthrie said he was injured Friday when the chain on his bike snapped as he was pedaling...
Guillermo Moscoso gave the Rockies what they should have expected.The Colorado Rockies learned the lesson the hard way on Saturday night that add-on runs can really add up.Immediately following a three run 4th inning, Rockies starter Guillerrmo Moscoso gave up three runs of his own in the top of the 5th inning. The three runs came with two outs. In the 9th inning, with two outs recorded...
Carlos Gonzalez homered and singled to drive in five of the 11 runs that the Colorado Rockies scored against the New York Mets in the fifth inning Friday night.
The Rockies sent 14 batters to the plate against three Mets pitchers in their biggest outburst since scoring a team-record 12 runs in the eighth inning on July 30, 2010 against the Chicago Cubs. They emerged from the inning...
Jeremy Guthrie might want to reconsider how he gets to work. Guthrie frequently rides a bike to and from the ballpark, but a freak accident has landed the Rockies pitcher on the 15-day disabled list. Guthrie was riding his bike when the chain broke, slamming him to the ground, according to The Denver Post. He'll now be forced to miss at least a couple of starts as he recovers...
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Mets Blob would rather skinny dip with Rusty Staub in a kiddie pool than watch the Mets play the Rockies in Colorado: The odd start time, the stupid ballpark, the freaking obligatory shot of the mountains. All of it sucks. Do Blobbers feel the same about Colorado games, or does the Blob stand alone here?
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Pelfrey story ESPN
On a night with the undisputed oddest game of the season, including a cycle, an eleven run, four error inning, a runner hit by a ball running to second, a catcher’s interference on a pitch out, a grand slam, and a major league debut, there are a lot to talk about. So let’s start with Pelfrey’s replacement, Chris Schwinden. A rude welcoming to the majors by Colorado....
Slumping Ike Davis will sit tonight against Rockies lefthander Drew Pomeranz, and in his stead newly recalled 3b/1B Zach Lutz gets the start. Davis has been mired in an early season slump where he is hitting an anemic .132.
Kirk Nieuwenhuis returns home to Colorado and looks to continue his solid play in front on family and friends.
Chris Schwinden gets his first start of the year in
DENVER - After using six pitchers Friday night in an excruciating loss, the Mets sent Dillon Gee to the mound Saturday to restore order against the Rockies at Coors Field. He succeeded by giving them seven innings and throwing a career-high 116 pitches as the Mets beat the Rockies 7-5. Lucas Duda hit a two-run homer and drove in four runs, and Ruben Tejada, Daniel Murphy and...
After another successful home stand, the Mets fly out West to Colorado before heading to Houston. At 11-8, the Mets have to build some momentum on this road trip.
The Rockies and Astros both present very winnable matchups for the Mets, and when you consider the Mets will see Arizona-Philadelphia-Miami-Milwaukee-Cincinnati-Toronto. Six teams that many predicted would be in a playoff...