The Mets (57-65) lost to the Rockies (47-73) by the score of 6-2 on Tuesday evening at Citi Field.
“This was the worst ball game the Mets have played all year – fundamentally.” – Keith Hernandez
That sums it up for you. Do you really want to read on? Well, alright, your pending high blood pressure.
Chris Young started for the Mets and kept them in the game. He pitched the first five innings without allowing a baserunner at all. He actually struck out the side in the first. He pitched a clean seventh too, with two strikeouts. The problem? The sixth inning. The inning began with back to back hits to end Young’s no-hit bid, and a subsequent throwing error by Chris Young on a bunt that led to a run scoring. A bloop to Tejada, a Fowler single, and a Hernandez sac fly led to a four-run sixth inning that put the Mets behind for good. Young’s final line was 7.0 IP, 5 H, 4 R (2 ER), BB, 9 K. Runs would also score off a Dexter Fowler single off Carson in the eighth and a failure of a play fu...