Rockies too much for Mets

Rockies too much for Mets

Todd Helton was 2-for-4 with a three-run blast, as the Colorado Rockies coasted over the New York Mets 8-3 on Tuesday night.

Colorado won as -235 home favorites, while the teams played OVER the 9.5-run total listed by oddsmakers.

Carlos Gonzalez hit a two-run homer for the Rockies, as Jorge De La Rosa gave up only one run over six innings to get the victory for Colorado.

Angel Pagan went 2-for-4 with a run batted in for New York, while Mike Pelfrey was roughed up for six runs over four innings to take the loss for the Mets.