Mets add to Rockies' misery

Vegas Play of the Day: Rockies at Mets

Wilk, a journeyman lefty, was summoned to the Mets on short notice May 7 after Matt Harvey was suspended for an unexcused absence from a game.

The Mets opened a string of 10 straight at Citi Field. Colorado are 3-12 in the last 15 meetings in NY and the under is 13-4 in the last 17 meetings in NY. They've been outscored in those contests 59-24.

Steven Matz was booed in the second inning and removed after fooling nobody.

The Mets came out of the All-Star break trailing the Rockies by 10 1/2 games for the second wild-card spot in the National League, but NY has been the far superior team this weekend - outscoring Colorado 23-5 through two games.

"You want to go deep into games, you want to be efficient and today I didn't do that, so I was frustrated", Matz told reporters following the game. "It's frustrating, but I got to flush it".

He's surrendered three runs or fewer in five other starts, with the other exception coming in his most recent appearance July 8, when Hoffman didn't factor into the decision after allowing four runs over seven innings as the Rockies fell to the Chicago White Sox 5-4. The verdict was Matz had located poorly, leaving too many pitches over the middle of the plate. Blackmon's.319 Batting Average is good for 5 in the league. "I had the best view in the house".

Matz agreed with the manager's assessment.

Colorado improved to 53-41 and with the Arizona Diamondbacks' fifth loss in a row today, are now just one game back of the Wild Card crown. Before the game, Collins said his goal leaving the All-Star break was to win 51 of 76 games, giving the Mets 90 victories for the season.

"I think Jeff's come a long way in a short period of time", Black said. Asdrubal Cabrera hit a two-run homer two batters later to cut the Rockies' lead to 9-3, but the Mets were never really in the game.

Duda's homer was the 123rd of his career with the Mets, moving him ahead of Kevin McReynolds for eighth all-time in franchise history.

"It's just not the way you write it up", said the lefthander, whose day lasted one inning-plus. He retired no one in the second, allowing a leadoff double to Charlie Blackmon, a single to D. J. LeMahieu (who had four hits, including two doubles, in his first four at-bats) and a three-run home run by Nolan Arenado. Ramirez, Salas, and Bradford each allowed two earned runs a piece.

LeMahieu singled, Reynolds doubled and Ian Desmond, fresh off the disabled list, poked a two-run single to right. A two-run shot that Chasen Bradford gave up in the seventh inning was officially ruled an inside-the-park homer even though it clearly hit above the orange home run line in left-center field. Because it was a homer either way, the play wasn't reviewed.

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