Posted April 29, 2012 on AP on Fox
Ike Davis singled in the go-ahead run in the 11th inning and the New York Mets overcame two tying homers allowed by their bullpen to beat the Colorado Rockies 6-5 Sunday. David Wright started the 11th with a single off Matt Belisle (1-2) and Lucas Duda followed with a single. After Scott Hairston hit into a fielder's choice, Davis lined a single to left to score Wright and rescue the Mets. Ramon Ramirez got his first save of the season, holding onto a lead after Tim Byrdak and Frank Francisco (1-0) couldn't. Byrdak gave up Todd Helton's grand slam in the eighth, and Francisco blew a save in the 10th after pinch-hitter Mike Baxter singled off Belisle and Kirk Nieuwenhuis followed with an opposite field RBI double to left. With the Mets in front 4-0 and Mets starter Johan Santana in sight of his first win in nearly two years, the Rockies rallied to tie it in the eighth. Dexter Fowler hit a one-out single off Jon Rauch. Gonzalez drew a walk and Troy Tulowitzi grounded ...
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