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Resilient Rockies
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Rockies 6, Mets 5
Garrett Atkins watches the flight of his second-inning homer. (David Zalubowski/AP)
The Rockies and Matt Holliday would not accept defeat, rallying in the ninth on the slugger's solo shot and winning in the 13th on his RBI single. Rookie starter Greg Reynolds was solid in the start and Garrett Atkins slugged a two-run homer, his eighth, in the second inning.
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Series at a glance:
NYM
NY Mets (22-24)
Lost 5
Colorado 6, NY Mets 5   COL
Colorado (19-29)
Won 1
May 23, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   R   H   E 
NY Mets
0 0 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   5 10 1
Colorado
2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1   6 13 0
Standings thru 5/23/08  |  Recap: NYM | COL  |  Gameday  |  Mets stats  |  Rockies stats
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS5011022.274
Castillo, 2B5111111.260
Wright, 3B6010033.282
Beltran, CF5000104.257
Delgado, 1B6122012.222
Anderson, LF2000001.167
  Tatis, LF3121001.500
Schneider, C4000022.264
Chavez, RF5220011.186
Perez, P1000100.250
  Smith, P0000000.000
  a-Easley, PH1010000.217
  Schoeneweis, P0000000.000
  b-Casanova, PH1000001.277
  Wagner, P0000000.000
  Sanchez, P0000000.000
  c-Church, PH1000000.313
  Heilman, P0000000.000
Totals45510531018 

a-Singled for Smith in the 7th. b-Grounded out for Schoeneweis in the 9th. c-Grounded out for Sanchez in the 12th.

BATTING
2B: Reyes (10, Fuentes), Delgado (7, Buchholz).
HR: Delgado (7, 6th inning off Reynolds, 1 on, 2 out), Tatis (1, 6th inning off Reynolds, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Reyes 2; Castillo; Wright; Delgado 6; Tatis 5; Chavez 2; Easley.
RBI: Castillo (12), Delgado 2 (23), Tatis (1), Reyes (20).
2-out RBI: Delgado 2; Tatis.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Beltran; Casanova; Schneider.
S: Schneider.
SF: Reyes.
GIDP: Castillo.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
PO: Reyes (2nd base by Fuentes).

FIELDING
E: Wright (9, fielding).
DP: 3 (Castillo-Reyes-Delgado, Reyes-Castillo-Delgado, Schneider-Wright).

 
ColoradoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Taveras, CF3010001.235
  Grilli, P0000000.000
  b-Iannetta, PH1000000.288
  Corpas, P0000000.000
  Fuentes, P0000000.000
  c-Cook, PH1000011.238
  Buchholz, P0000000.000
  d-Francis, PH0000000.071
Barmes, SS5122012.343
  Quintanilla, SS2000011.255
Holliday, LF7122004.322
Atkins, 3B5132111.338
Helton, 1B5020101.275
Spilborghs, RF2000402.305
Baker, 2B2000115.203
  Podsednik, CF3010003.295
Torrealba, C6110002.220
Reynolds, P0000100.000
  a-Herrera, J, PH-2B3210101.300
Totals4561369524 

a-Walked for Reynolds in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Grilli in the 8th. c-Struck out for Fuentes in the 10th. d-Hit a sacrifice bunt for Buchholz in the 13th.

BATTING
2B: Barmes 2 (13, Perez, Smith).
HR: Atkins (8, 1st inning off Perez, 1 on, 2 out), Holliday (7, 9th inning off Wagner, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Taveras; Barmes 4; Holliday 5; Atkins 6; Helton 2; Podsednik; Torrealba; Herrera, J.
RBI: Atkins 2 (30), Barmes 2 (20), Holliday 2 (25).
2-out RBI: Atkins 2; Holliday.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Baker 3; Holliday; Taveras; Atkins; Podsednik 2.
S: Reynolds; Taveras; Francis.
GIDP: Helton; Podsednik.
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING
CS: Spilborghs (1, 2nd base by Perez/Schneider), Torrealba (4, 3rd base by Wagner/Schneider).

FIELDING
DP: (Barmes-Herrera, J-Helton).
Pickoffs: Fuentes (Reyes at 2nd base).

 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Perez 5.06448214.53
Smith (BS, 2)1.01000103.32
Schoeneweis (H, 5)2.00001001.53
Wagner (BS, 2)2.03110110.45
Sanchez 1.00000004.91
Heilman (L, 0-1)1.23110106.29
 
ColoradoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Reynolds 6.04443524.08
Grilli 2.02110102.88
Corpas 1.01000006.20
Fuentes 1.01000102.91
Buchholz (W, 2-2)3.02000301.27

Perez pitched to 2 batters in the 6th.

WP: Perez.
Pitches-strikes: Perez 110-56, Smith 17-10, Schoeneweis 24-15, Wagner 29-19, Sanchez 8-5, Heilman 30-19, Reynolds 84-47, Grilli 25-16, Corpas 12-7, Fuentes 12-9, Buchholz 31-23.
Ground outs-fly outs: Perez 6-6, Smith 1-1, Schoeneweis 6-0, Wagner 2-2, Sanchez 0-3, Heilman 2-2, Reynolds 10-3, Grilli 3-2, Corpas 3-0, Fuentes 0-1, Buchholz 5-1.
Batters faced: Perez 27, Smith 4, Schoeneweis 6, Wagner 9, Sanchez 3, Heilman 8, Reynolds 25, Grilli 7, Corpas 4, Fuentes 3, Buchholz 11.
Inherited runners-scored: Smith 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Mark Wegner. 1B: Chad Fairchild. 2B: Rick Reed. 3B: Jeff Kellogg.
Weather: 61 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, In from CF.
T: 4:15.
Att: 33,341.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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