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Unidentified fans, left, have their photograph taken with Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Maning, third from left, and wide receiver Eric Decker, right, as the two Broncos players took their seats behind home plate to watch the Colorado Rockies host the New York Mets. (April 29, 2012)

Mets vs. Rockies

The were shelled in the opening game in Colorado, 18-9.
In Game 2, Dillon Gee allowed three earned runs in seven innings en route to a 7-5 Mets win. The Mets outlast the Rockies in Game 3 with a 6-5 win in 11 innings.

New York Mets starting pitcher Johan Santana watches
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New York Mets starting pitcher Johan Santana watches a delivery to a Colorado Rockies batter during the first inning. (April 29, 2012)

New York Mets' David Wright, left, is congratulated
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New York Mets' David Wright, left, is congratulated by Ike Davis as Wright scores on a single by Scott Hairston off Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jamie Moyer in the first inning. (April 29, 2012)

Kirk Nieuwenhuis #9 of the New York Mets
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Kirk Nieuwenhuis #9 of the New York Mets and Ruben Tejada #11 of the New York Mets are welcomed back to the dugout after they scored on a double by David Wright #5 of the New York Mets off of starting pitcher Jamie Moyer #50 of the Colorado Rockies to give the Mets a 2-0 lead in the first inning. (April 29, 2012)

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Denver Broncos quarterback Payton Manning, left, looks over a game program while teammate and wide receiver Eric Decker settles into his seat behind home plate as the Broncos players prepare to watch the Colorado Rockies host the New York Mets. (April 29, 2012)

Unidentified fans, left, have their photograph taken with
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Unidentified fans, left, have their photograph taken with Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Maning, third from left, and wide receiver Eric Decker, right, as the two Broncos players took their seats behind home plate to watch the Colorado Rockies host the New York Mets. (April 29, 2012)

Starting pitcher Jamie Moyer #50 of the Colorado
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Starting pitcher Jamie Moyer #50 of the Colorado Rockies delivers against the New York Mets at Coors Field. (April 29, 2012)

Starting pitcher Johan Santana #57 of the New
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Starting pitcher Johan Santana #57 of the New York Mets delivers against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. (April 29, 2012)

New York Mets' David Wright, left, is congratulated
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New York Mets' David Wright, left, is congratulated by Ike Davis as Wright scores on a single by Scott Hairston off Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jamie Moyer in the first inning. (April 29, 2012)

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David Wright #5 of the New York Mets
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David Wright #5 of the New York Mets hits a two RBI double off of starting pitcher Jamie Moyer #50 of the Colorado Rockies in the first inning. (April 29, 2012)

Dillon Gee #35 of the New York Mets
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Dillon Gee #35 of the New York Mets comes out of the game after the fourth inning of a game against the Colorado Rockies. (April 28, 2012)

David Wright #5 of the New York Mets
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David Wright #5 of the New York Mets hits an RBI double in the third inning of a game against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. (April 28, 2012)

Carlos Gonzalez #5 of the Colorado Rockies has
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Carlos Gonzalez #5 of the Colorado Rockies has a bunt single in the third inning of a game against the New York Mets at Coors Field. (April 28, 2012)

Carlos Gonzalez #5 of the Colorado Rockies advances
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Carlos Gonzalez #5 of the Colorado Rockies advances to third base from first in the third inning of a game against the New York Mets. (April 28, 2012)

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Troy Tulowitzki #2 of the Colorado Rockies advances
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Troy Tulowitzki #2 of the Colorado Rockies advances from second base to third base in the third inning. (April 28, 2012)

New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada turns to
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New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada turns to throw to second base to force out Colorado Rockies runner Carlos Gonzalez in the first inning of a baseball game. (April 28, 2012)

New York Mets starting pitcher Dillon Gee works
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New York Mets starting pitcher Dillon Gee works against Colorado Rockies leadoff hitter Marco Scutaro in the first inning. (April 28, 2012)

New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada, left, tries
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New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada, left, tries to field the throw as Colorado Rockies' Marco Scutaro steals second base in the first inning. (April 28, 2012)

Starting pitcher Guillermo Moscoso #56 of the Colorado
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Starting pitcher Guillermo Moscoso #56 of the Colorado Rockies warms up in the bullpen prior to a game against the New York Mets at Coors Field. (April 28, 2012)

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Colorado Rockies' Jonathan Herrera, right, reacts after striking
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Colorado Rockies' Jonathan Herrera, right, reacts after striking out while swinging as New York Mets cather Josh Thole puts the ball back into play in the first inning. (April 28, 2012)

Starting pitcher Guillermo Moscoso #56 of the Colorado
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Starting pitcher Guillermo Moscoso #56 of the Colorado Rockies pitches in the first inning. (April 28, 2012)

Dillon Gee #35 of the New York Mets
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Dillon Gee #35 of the New York Mets pitches in the first inning of a game against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. (April 28, 2012)

Marco Scutaro #19 of the Colorado Rockies steals
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Marco Scutaro #19 of the Colorado Rockies steals second base in the first inning of a game against the New York Mets at Coors Field. (April 28, 2012)

Carlos Gonzalez #5 of the Colorado Rockies celebrates
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Carlos Gonzalez #5 of the Colorado Rockies celebrates his two-run home run. (April 27, 2012)

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Carlos Gonzalez #5 of the Colorado Rockies watches
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Carlos Gonzalez #5 of the Colorado Rockies watches his three-RBI single. (April 27, 2012)

Scott Hairston #12 of the New York Mets
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Scott Hairston #12 of the New York Mets hits an RBI triple to give the Mets the lead during the fifth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. (April 27, 2012)

Scott Hairston #12 of the New York Mets
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Scott Hairston #12 of the New York Mets celebrates in the dugout after hitting a home run during the fourth inning against the Colorado Rockies. (April 27, 2012)

Center fielder Dexter Fowler #24 of the Colorado
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Center fielder Dexter Fowler #24 of the Colorado Rockies is unable to make a leaping catch on a triple by Scott Hairston of the New York Mets. (April 27, 2012)

Colorado Rockies center fielder Dexter Fowler drops a
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Colorado Rockies center fielder Dexter Fowler drops a fly ball hit by New York Mets' Scott Hairston in the fifth inning of their baseball game in Denver. (April 27, 2012)

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New York Mets third baseman David Wright fields
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New York Mets third baseman David Wright fields a ground ball hit by Colorado Rockies' Ramon Hernandez and throws out Hernandez at first in the fourth inning of their baseball game in Denver. (April 27, 2012)

David Wright #5 of the New York Mets
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David Wright #5 of the New York Mets looks on during batting practice before a game against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. (April 27, 2012)

Todd Helton #17 of the Colorado Rockies legs
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Todd Helton #17 of the Colorado Rockies legs out a triple in the first inning against the New York Mets. (April 27, 2012)

Starting pitcher Chris Schwinden #63 of the New
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Starting pitcher Chris Schwinden #63 of the New York Mets delivers to home plate during the first inning. (April 27, 2012)

Starting pitcher Chris Schwinden #63 of the New
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Starting pitcher Chris Schwinden #63 of the New York Mets delivers to home plate during the first inning against the Colorado Rockies. (April 27, 2012)

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Colorado Rockies' Troy Tulowitzki (2) high-fives third base
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Colorado Rockies' Troy Tulowitzki (2) high-fives third base coach Gabe Bauer after Tulowitzki hit a solo home run off New York Mets starting pitcher Chris Schwinden. (April 27, 2012)

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz throws against
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Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz throws against the New York Mets in the first inning. (April 27, 2012)

Starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz #13 of the Colorado
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Starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz #13 of the Colorado Rockies works the first inning against the New York Mets. (April 27, 2012)

New York Mets starting pitcher Chris Schwinden throws
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New York Mets starting pitcher Chris Schwinden throws against the Colorado Rockies. (April 27, 2012)

Troy Tulowitzki #2 of the Colorado Rockies hits
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Troy Tulowitzki #2 of the Colorado Rockies hits a solo home run during the first inning against the New York Mets. (April 27, 2012)

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