Wednesday, March 10, 2021

New York Mets rally late to defeat the St. Louis Cardinals


The New York Mets defeated the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday afternoon.  The game took place at Clover Park in Port St. Lucie, Florida and the final score was 5-3.  Tijuan Walker started for the Mets and he didn’t pitch very well.  Kevin Pillar had a hit and an RBI and James McCann had a hit. 

Walker pitched two innings giving up two hits and two runs with two walks and two strikeouts.  Edwin Diaz pitched an inning with two strikeouts, Trevor May pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with two strikeouts and Jeurys Familia pitched an inning with a walk and a strikeout.  Miguel Castro pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts, Tommy Hunter earned his first win of the spring pitching an inning and giving up two walks and a strikeout, Drew Smith pitched an inning with a strikeout and Sam McWilliams earned his second save of the spring pitching an inning with three walks and a strikeout. 

Pillar had a hit and an RBI, Jose Peraza had an RBI and Pete Alonso drew three walks.  McCann had a hit, Caleb Joseph drew a walk and Ronny Mauricio had a hit and two RBI.  Brandon Drury had a hit, Brett Baty drew a walk and Albert Almora Jr. had a hit.  Drew Ferguson had a hit, Johneshwy Fargas had a hit and Mallex Smith drew a walk.  Fargas hit a double and the Mets were 2-12 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Smith had a stolen base. 

In the second Andrew Knizner hit an RBI single to give the Cardinals a 1-0 lead.  Edmundo Sosa hit a sac fly and it was 2-0.  In the fourth Justin Williams hit a solo homerun to push the Cardinals lead to 3-0.  In the bottom of the seventh Pillar hit an RBI single, Peraza reached on a fielder’s choice and a run scored and a wild pitch tied the score at three.  Mauricio hit a two-run single to break the tie and make it 5-3 Mets which was the final score. 

The Mets will have the day off on Wednesday and take on the Houston Astros on Thursday evening in West Palm Beach.   

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