Denver, CO (Sports Network) - Todd Helton drove in a pair of runs and Carlos
Gonzalez went 2-for-4 with a triple and a solo homer as the Colorado Rockies
downed the New York Mets, 8-4, in the first game of a double header from Coors
Eric Young had three hits and drove in a pair of runs, while Michael Cuddyer,
Jonathan Herrera and Wilin Rosario added one RBI apiece for the Rockies,
winners in three straight.
Juan Niasco (2-0) earned the win after giving up all four runs on six hits
while fanning five batters over five full frames.
David Wright went 3-for-4 with two home runs and three RBI and Ruben Tejada
added an RBI single for the Mets, who had won two straight entering the
Dillon Gee (0-3) was tagged for five runs on seven hits over 4 2/3 innings and
absorbed the loss.
Monday's game between the two clubs was snowed-out after the Denver area was
blanketed with snow. Tuesday's contest was pushed back two hours so the
grounds crew could remove snow from the field. The second part of the twinbill
is expected to start at 8:40 p.m.
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