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Johan Santana pitches shutout gem, Mets beat Rockies 4-0

Mets pitcher Johan Santana showed why he still belongs among the elite pitchers in baseball, pitching a complete game shutout. Santana struck out four of the first five Rockies he faced on his way to a 10 strikeout game.

The Rockies offense scuffled again, being shutout for the second time in three games. For the series, they only scored in two innings.

Jason Hammel pitched well after a scuffling first inning, but ultimately took the loss, allowing four earned runs in 7 innings. He struck out four Mets.

The Colorado Rockies return home for a series against the Milwaukee Brewers before heading out on the road again.