Sunday, March 25, 2012

The New York Mets and St. Louis Cardinals tie in ten innings

The New York Mets and St. Louis Cardinals tied 6-6 with the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday afternoon. Mike Pelfrey pitched ok but not great, it was much better then the last time out. Bobby Parnell and Jon Rauch looked good and Frank Francisco blew a save. Ike Davis and Lucas Duda each had two hits. 
Pelfrey pitched six innings giving up eight hits and five runs with four of them being earned. He struck out two guys. Parnell pitched one perfect inning, Rauch pitched a scoreless inning with a walk and Francisco pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a strikeout. Josh Edgin pitched a perfect inning.

Jordany Valdespin had a hit and a walk, Ronny Cedeno had a hit and an RBI and Mike Baxter had a hit. Davis had two hits, three RBI and a walk, Duda had two hits and an RBI and Ruben Tejada drew a walk. Lucas May had a hit.

Davis and Duda each hit a homerun. The Mets were 2-9 with runners in scoring position and they left eight men on base. Den Dekker, Baxter and Tejada each had a stolen base. May was caught stealing and Rottino was picked off. Turner, Cedeno and Rottino each made an error.

The Mets will take on the Washington Nationals Sunday afternoon in Viera, Florida. The Mets record on the spring is 5-13, not including ties. They will open up the season on April 5th at home against the Atlanta Braves.

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