MetsJunkies Game Recap: Cardinals 3 – Mets 5

While it got really close towards the ninth, the Mets were able to pull off an impressive victory over the Cardinals. Sam McWilliams would come on to walk three in the ninth, however would find a way to get out of the jam to secure the victory.

Starter Taijuan Walker pitched two inning and gave up two runs while also walking and striking out two. It could’ve been worse, with runners on the corners Albert Almora jr would make a diving grab in right field. While the second run of the game did tag up and score, it could’ve been worse if the ball got by Almora.

While the Mets had seven hits on the day, their first run didn’t come till the seventh inning. In fact, all of their runs ended up coming in the seventh.

Highly touted prospect Ronny Mauricio went 1-1 with 2 RBI’s in the contest with a two-out single. Mallex Smith, who is fighting for a fifth outfield spot, was able to draw a walk as well as steal his first bag of the spring.

The bullpen did it’s thing today. Edwin Diaz, Juerys Familia, Miguel Castro, Tommy Hunter as well as Drew Smith all pitched a scoreless inning along with Sam McWilliams.

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