NEW YORK, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Lastings Milledge had two runs, three hits, and two RBI Saturday night as the New York Mets beat Colorado, 7-4, for their third straight win.
Carlos Beltran hit a sacrifice fly; Carlos Delgado hit an RBI single; and two runs scored on a passed ball by Colorado catcher Yorvit Torrealba and a throwing error by Garrett Atkins for the Mets (74-48).
Atkins hit a three-run homer; while Torrealba and Matt Holliday each had a run and two hits for the Rockies (59-64), who have lost four of their last five games.
Loser Jeff Francis (9-10) surrendered five hits and six runs in 5 2/3 innings.
Before the game, the Mets celebrated the 20th anniversary of their last World Series title with a ceremony for the 1986 squad, including Keith Hernandez, Gary Carter, Lenny Dykstra, Mookie Wilson and Sid Fernandez.