Colorado Rockies defeat New York Mets, 4-2

Cory Sullivan can remember what it was like for the Colorado Rockies to come to New York - specifically, what a nightmare it used to be.

"I remember '05, '06 and '07, I don't know if we won a game," the new Met and former Rockie outfielder said Thursday. "I think we won one. I know it was the last game of the year in '05, against Victor Zambrano. Aaron Cook pitched a (complete game), that's why I remember it. I think we got swept almost every other time we came here."

Say this for Luis Castillo, the man knows how to turn two.

While the Mets spent an entire day playing baseball at Citi Field on Thursday, Luis Castillo was experiencing his own hectic and joyful twin bill - witnessing the birth of his daughter in the morning, then making it to Flushing in time to play a ballgame at night.

"Long day for me," Castillo said after the Mets' 4-2 loss to the Rockies on Thursday night, making it a split of their doubleheader after a 7-0 win...