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Maine keeps rolling
Runs drought dooms Rox
The Rockies haven't won a game this season when they haven't scored at least four runs, and that continued in the series opener in New York, Taylor Buchholz's first start for Colorado. Matt Holliday had three hits and drove in the Rockies' lone run.
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Mets 6, Rockies 1
John Maine pitched into the eighth inning and allowed a single run. (Kathy Willens/AP)
Series at a glance:
Two homers plenty for Mets
John Maine didn't need much help in his third win of the year, turning in the longest outing for a Mets starter this year. He got more than enough support from Jose Valentin's three-run homer in the second, and Carlos Delgado added a two-run shot in the seventh.
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 Valentin belts a three-run homer
 Delgado slugs a two-run shot
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 23, 2007
Colorado (8-12)
Lost 1
NY Mets 6, Colorado 1   NYM
NY Mets (12-6)
Won 1
April 23, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   1 7 0
NY Mets
0 3 0 1 0 0 2 0 X   6 9 0
Standings thru 4/23/07  |  Gameday  |  Rockies Stats  |  Mets Stats
Carroll, 2B4000101.224
Finley, CF4110100.135
Atkins, 3B5000024.278
Helton, 1B3020100.354
Holliday, LF4031001.400
Hawpe, RF3000105.258
Torrealba, C3000104.231
Barmes, SS4000043.154
Buchholz, P2010000.333
  McClellan, P0000000.000
  a-Mabry, PH1000000.143
  Keppel, P0000000.000
  b-Baker, PH1000001.269

a-Popped out for McClellan in the 7th. b-Popped out for Keppel in the 9th.

2B: Finley (2, Maine).
TB: Finley 2; Helton 2; Holliday 3; Buchholz.
RBI: Holliday (11).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Barmes; Hawpe 2; Torrealba; Atkins 2.
Team LOB: 11.

SB: Holliday (2, 2nd base off Maine/Lo Duca).

Reyes, SS4000103.351
Lo Duca, C5010002.241
Beltran, CF4110012.351
Delgado, 1B3112001.216
Wright, 3B3000122.261
Alou, LF3230100.397
Green, RF4110004.333
Valentin, 2B2114102.281
Maine, P3010012.200
  Feliciano, P0000000.000
  a-Newhan, PH1000000.250
  Burgos, P0000000.000

a-Flied out for Feliciano in the 8th.

2B: Alou 2 (4, Buchholz, McClellan), Beltran (7, Keppel).
HR: Valentin (2, 2nd inning off Buchholz, 2 on, 1 out), Delgado (1, 7th inning off Keppel, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Lo Duca; Beltran 2; Delgado 4; Alou 5; Green; Valentin 4; Maine.
RBI: Valentin 4 (12), Delgado 2 (12).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Delgado; Lo Duca; Wright; Reyes; Valentin.
SF: Valentin.
Team LOB: 8.

SB: Reyes 2 (12, 2nd base off Buchholz/Torrealba, 2nd base off Buchholz/Torrealba).

Buchholz (L, 1-1)5.05442316.35
McClellan 1.01001102.25
Keppel 2.03221016.00
Maine (W, 3-0)7.27112501.71
Feliciano 0.10000000.00
Burgos 1.00003103.86

IBB: Valentin (by McClellan).
HBP: Delgado (by Buchholz).
Pitches-strikes: Buchholz 70-43, McClellan 17-8, Keppel 38-19, Maine 108-73, Feliciano 1-1, Burgos 32-17.
Ground outs-fly outs: Buchholz 6-6, McClellan 2-0, Keppel 3-3, Maine 7-11, Feliciano 0-1, Burgos 0-2.
Batters faced: Buchholz 23, McClellan 5, Keppel 10, Maine 32, Feliciano 1, Burgos 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Feliciano 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Laz Diaz. 1B: John Hirschbeck. 2B: Bill Welke. 3B: Rob Drake.
Weather: 76 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 17 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:34.
Att: 32,154.

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