Mets 12, Rockies 2 - deGrom Gets The Win!


  • After his heroics on Sunday night, Brandon Nimmo tried to top it with his first inning inside the park home run that gave the Mets and Jacob deGrom a 1-0 lead to open the game.
  • Mets manufactured a run after a Conforto double in the second. Conforto stole third and Jose Bautista grounded out and the run scored and the Mets had a 2-0 lead heading to the bottom of the third.
  • Rockies got one back against deGrom in the 2nd, Gerardo Parra doubled in Carlos Gonzalez to cut the lead to 2-1.
  • Wilmer Flores got the run back in the 4th with a solo home run
  • Brandon Nimmo bashed a solo Home Run, the traditional kind, in the Top of the 7th and the Mets led 4-1
  • deGrom was rolling along into the 7th when Jose Bautista misplayed a ball and allowed a run to score and make it 4-2
  • Devin Mesoraco smacked a two-run home run in the top of the 8th to put the Mets up by 4, 6-2
  • deGrom was through after 8 innings giving up the two runs, just one earned, on 5 hits with 7 strikeouts and he was poised to get the victory….finally!
  • Top 9, the Rockies loaded the bases and gave up back to back walks which scored two more runs and the Mets had an 8-2 lead, Amed Rosario Doubled in two runs and Brandon Nimmo plated two more with a single and the Mets had a laugher 12-2 to open the 4 game series.
  • Mets continue the 4 game series in Colorado Tuesday Night with first pitch at 8:40 PM. Mets on Deck with Pete McCarthy and his weekly spot with Jerry Blevins, starts at 6:05.
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