Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 8/6/13
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I don’t know how…but this patchwork team played their hearts out in one of the more exciting games I have seen the Mets play all year. Highlighted by incredible defense and hustle from Eric Young, Marlon Byrd, and yes even Ike Davis — The New York Mets took down the Colorado Rockies, 3-2, for their 50th win of the season. The Mets jumped on the board early after Juan Lagares drove home two with a triple in the bottom of the first. He responded well to being slotted into the 5th spot, and drove home three runs overall. Jenrry Mejia started this game and was on his game, dominating the Rockies through the first four innings with absolutely no issues at all. A unearned run scored again him in the fifth off a sacrifice fly, as an Ike Davis error allowed Todd Helton on base and advanced Wilin Rosario to third base. A delay in the sixth inning — an umpire getting drilled by a foul ball — noticably threw him off his game and upon continuation of the at-bat, Charlie Blackmon took him deep f...
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