During a game in which both lineups were filled with power bats, a high scoring game was played under the bright lights last night at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado.
Yoenis Cespedes was just one of those many power bats involved who most certainly had himself quite the night, collecting 5 hits, three of them being long home runs, collecting a total of 7 RBIs in 6 plate appearances throughout the night.
This being said, Cespedes became the third member of the club this season to hit three home runs in 1 game, overpowering the Rockies to what would end at a final score of 14-9.
This being said, the Mets have now won 9 in a row against Colorado, dating back to May 4th, 2014. Cespedes has hit five home runs since joining the Mets, recording a total of 23 overall.
Cespedes was traded to New York from the Detroit Tigers on July 31st as the 2015 trade deadline came to a conclusion.
After the game, manager Terry Collins spoke with the media and had this to say of Cespedes’ historical night, “He is a special talent. I thought the last ball had a shot. Now you want to see what he will do tomorrow.”
Cespedes became the first player in major league history to record five hits, including three bombs, and amass seven RBIs, five runs, and a stolen base in one nine inning game.