Colorado Rockies defeat New York Mets, 5-2

DENVER - Rockies pinstripes seem to suit Jason Giambi, too.

Giambi, pinch-hitting with the bases loaded for the second straight game, and in his second day as a Rockie, delivered a tiebreaking two-run single off Brian Stokes in the eighth inning and Colorado beat the Mets, 5-2, Wednesday night. The Rockies maintained a one-game lead over San Francisco in the wild-card race.

"I think playing in New York definitely helped out, coming out in pressure situations all the ...