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Rockies Ice Mets With Temps In The 20s

Posted By Darwin Minnis On April 18, 2013 @ 9:11 PM In MLB | No Comments

DENVER (AP) — Jon Garland pitched seven solid innings in bitter cold, Troy Tulowitzki homered and hit a go-ahead single and the Colorado Rockies beat the New York Mets 11-3 Thursday.

It was 28 degrees at gametime, tying the Rockies’ record for the coldest home start. A game between the Rockies and Montreal Expos on April 12, 1997, was played in a similarly frigid conditions.

A pair of Mets-Rockies games in the previous three days were postponed because of heavy snow.

Dexter Fowler and Josh Rutledge also hit home runs as the Rockies won their sixth in a row at Coors Field.

The crowd was announced as 18,341.

Source: Associated Press.

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