Rockies complete 4-game sweep of Mets with 1-0 win
NEW YORK — Nothing like a dose of deja vu on a Thursday afternoon.
The Rockies overcame a brilliant starting pitching performance for the second consecutive day against the Mets, scoring the only run of the game in the eighth inning to complete a four-game sweep with a 1-0 win.
Starting in place of Johan Santana — whom the Mets shut down for the remainder of the season — Collin McHugh was lights out in his Major League debut. The right-hander dominated the Rockies for seven innings, scattering just two hits while striking out nine.
But as was the case Wednesday — when Colorado overcame a one-run, six-inning effort by Matt Harvey by tagging New York’s bullpen for four runs over the final three innings — it ultimately went for naught.