Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/16/14
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DENVER -- Scott Hairston hit for the cycle Friday night for the New York Mets, a notable achievement that was virtually obscured by an offensive barrage by the Colorado Rockies. They blasted the Mets 18-9 at Coors Field, erupting for 11 runs in the fifth inning on their way to a season-high run total after the Mets had scored four times in the top of the inning to go ahead 6-2. The 11 runs allowed tied the Mets record for the most in an inning. "You play enough games here, you know innings like that are going to possibly take place," Mets manager Terry Collins said. "But it happened pretty fast, obviously, and I didn't want to start burning out my bullpen in the fifth inning knowing that this thing could go a long way." Carlos Gonzalez tied his career high with six RBI, setting a club record for RBI in an inning with five when he hit a three-run homer in that game-turning fifth. The Rockies fell one run shy of tying their club record of 12 in an inning, set in 2010. It took ...
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