The New York Mets were defeated by the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday afternoon. The game took place at First Data Field in Port St. Lucie, Florida and the final score was 14-11. Matt Harvey started for the Mets and he didn’t pitch very well. Yoenis Cespedes had a couple of hits and Travis Taijeron had four hits.
Harvey pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up four hits and four runs with no walks and three strikeouts. Addison Reed pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up four hits and three runs with a strikeout, Seth Lugo pitched two innings giving up five hits and four runs with three of them being earned and he struck out two and Adam Wilk pitched two innings giving up four hits and two runs with a couple of strikeouts. Tom Gorzelanny pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with a walk and Logan Taylor pitched an inning with two walks and he struck out one.
Champ Stuart drew a walk, Cespedes had two hits and an RBI and Taijeron had four hits. Jay Bruce had a hit and drew a walk, Patrick Biondi had a hit and drew a walk and Neil Walker had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk. Matt Reynolds drew two walks, T.J. Rivera had a hit and three RBI and Travis d’Arnaud had a hit and an RBI. Wuilmer Becerra had a hit and an RBI, Phillip Evans had a hit and Luis Guillorme had a hit and three RBI. Rene Rivera had a hit and drew a walk, Tomas Nido had a hit and d
Arnaud, Taijeron and Biondi each hit a double. Cespedes and Guillorme each hit a homerun. The Mets were 3-10 with runners in scoring position and left 11 men on base. Bruce was caught stealing and Evans and Reynolds committed an error.
In the first Cespedes hit a solo homerun to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead. In the second Jose Martinez hit a three-run homerun to give the Cardinals a 3-1 lead. Aledmys Diaz hit an RBI single to push the Cardinals lead to 4-1. In the third Harrison Bader hit a three run triple to make it a 7-1 lead. In the fourth Rivera hit a sac fly to cut the lead to 7-2, d’Arnaud hit an RBI double to make it 7-3. In the fifth Greg Garcia hit an RBI single and Bader hit an RBI single and it was 9-3 Cardinals. Dexter Fowler hit a two-run double to make it 11-3 Cardinals. In the fifth Walker drew an RBI walk to cut the lead to 11-4. In the sixth Patrick Wisdom hit a solo homerun to make it a 12-4 lead for the Cardinals. Garcia hit an RBI double to push it to 13-4. In the seventh Rivera hit an RBI single and Becerra hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 13-7. Guillorme hit a three-run homerun and it was a 13-10 game. In the eighth Anthony Garcia hit a solo homerun to make it a 14-10 game and in the ninth Taijeron hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 14-11 which would be the final score.