New York Mets defeat Colorado Rockies, 8-3

DENVER - Pat Misch's record losing streak is over.

And batterymate Josh Thole received a pair of souvenirs to celebrate the event.

Misch, whose teams had lost his first 12 career starts, earned his first major-league victory, and the 22-year-old Thole went 2-for-5 in his debut as the Mets salvaged the series finale with an 8-3 win over the Rockies Thursday.

A waiver claim from San Francisco on June5, Misch took a scoreless effort into the seventh, when Chris Iannetta...