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Runs drought dooms Rox
Mets 6, Rockies 1
Taylor Buchholz watches as Jose Valentin rounds the bases after homering. (Kathy Willens/AP)
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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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 23, 2007
COL
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 
Colorado
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
ColoradoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
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
Totals341715619 

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

BATTING
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.

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

 
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
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
Totals326964418 

a-Flied out for Feliciano in the 8th.

BATTING
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.

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

 
ColoradoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Buchholz (L, 1-1)5.05442316.35
McClellan 1.01001102.25
Keppel 2.03221016.00
 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
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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