Mets split doubleheader with Rockies

The New York Mets split a doubleheader with the Colorado Rockies on Saturday. New York won the first game 5-1 and Colorado won the second game 11-3.

In the first game, Carlos Carrasco made the start for New York and allowed a run on seven hits over 5.1 innings while striking out four. Adam Ottavino, Drew Smith, and Seth Lugo combined for 3.2 scoreless innings.


Starling Marte, who was activated from the bereavement list before the game, homered to center in the first to give the Mets an early 2-0 lead.

Patrick Mazeika extended the lead in the second with a two-run double to right.

In the sixth, Lindor lined a run-scoring single to right to increase the lead to 5-0. Colorado’s lone run of the game came in the bottom half of the inning. Jose Iglesias brought home a run with an infield single.

Luis Guillorme had a three-hit game while Marte, Pete Alonso, and Jeff McNeil also had multi-hit games.

In game two, Trevor Williams made the start and surrendered four runs over four innings. Adonis Medina, who was the 27th man for the doubleheader, allowed five runs in relief while Chasen Shreve allowed a pair of runs.

The Mets plated two runs in the second on Tomas Nido’s RBI single and Brandon Nimmo’s sacrifice fly.

The other run came in the sixth when J.D. Davis grounded an RBI single through the right side.

Nimmo, Davis, and Alonso each had two-hit games.

The two teams will wrap up the four-game series on Sunday afternoon. The first pitch is slated for 3:10 p.m.


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