Rockies Win Third Straight Over Mets, 6-4

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Nolan Arenado - Justin Edmonds

Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado celebrates his three-run home run in the first inning of Thursday's 6-4 win over the New York Mets. (Photo: Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)


Led by Nolan Arenado's big day at the plate and Kyle Freeland's solid effort on the hill, the Colorado Rockies made it three straight wins over the New York Mets, 6-4 on Thursday at Coors Field.

Arenado blasted a three-run home run in the first inning and then added a two-run double in the second to help the Rockies build an early 5-1 lead.

Arenado finished 2-for-5 with five RBIs and a run scored.

Left-hander Kyle Freelend went six innings and allowed two runs on five hits with four walks and four strikeouts. He picked up the win to get his record to 7-6.

MORE ON THE ROCKIES WIN HERE

The Rockies welcome the Miami Marlins to Coors Field for the opener of a three-game series on Friday. Coverage starts at 6 p.m. MDT on KOA NewsRadio 850 AM and 94.1 FM.

After the game, second baseman D.J. LeMahieu spoke with KOA NewsRadio Voice of the Rockies Jerry Schemmel.

Postgame comments from Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado.

Postgame comments from Rockies pitcher Kyle Freeland.

Postgame comments from Rockies pitcher Yency Almonte.

Postgame comments from Rockies manager Bud Black.

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