Game one between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Mets. First pitch scheduled for 7:10pm Line-ups: Cardinals: 3B- Matt Carpenter RF- Allen Craig LF- Matt Holliday 1B- Matt Adams C- Yadier Molina SS- Jhonny Peralta CF- John Jay 2B- Mark Ellis P- Tyler Lyons Mets: LF- Eric Young Jr. RF- Curtis Granderson 3B- David Wright CF- Chris Young 2B- Daniel Murphy 1B- Josh Satin C- Travis d’Arnaud SS- Ruben Tejada P- Jenrry Mejia
Mejia’s first pitch for a strike was at 7:12pm
Carpenter strikes out looking.
Craig flies out to Granderson.
Holliday strikes out looking. 9 pitches for Mejia in the first.
EYJ grounds out to Lyons.
Granderson strikes out swinging.
Wright strikes out swinging.
From his knees Murphy throws to Satin to get Adams out at first.
Molina dunks the ball into center.
Peralta strikes out swinging. And it was a BIG swing.
Jay grounds out to Murphy to end the top of the 2nd.
Young out on a high fly ball to center
Murphy with a hopper to 2nd. Out at first.
Satin takes a walk to first.
d’Arnaud grounds out to Lyons to end the 2nd.
Ellis grounds out to Wright. Wright with a great throw to 1st.
Mejia gets Lyons looking.
Carpenter with a base hit up the middle.
Craig strikes out swinging to end the top of the 3rd.
Tejada strikes out looking
Mejia strikes out swinging.
EYJ gets the Mets’ first hit of the night, with a liner to left
Granderson takes first after getting hit by a pitch
Broken bat RBI single to left for Wright. 1-0 Mets
Chris Young strikes out to end the 3rd.
Holliday flies out to center.
Adams strikes out looking
Tedaja with an amazing diving catch and throw to first from his knees to rob Adams of a hit. To the bottom of the 4th we go!
Tedaja with an amazing diving catch and throw to first from his knees to rob Molina of a hit. To the bottom of the 4th we go!
FACT: With his RBI hit in the 3rd, David Wright extended his hitting streak to 12 games.
Murphy lines one to right for a base hit.
Satin grounds into a double play to short.
d’Arnaud with a double off the right field wall.
Tejada getting intentionally walked.
The intentional walk works as Mejia strikes out swinging.
Mejia walks Peralta to start the 5th.
Words cannot describe the amazing diving catch Tejada just made that turned into double play. Jay out at first, Peralta out at 2nd.
Ellis pops out to Satin.
EYJ flies out to left
Granderson strikes out swinging
Wright flies out to center to end the 5th.
Lyons strikes out swinging. That’s 7 Ks for Mejia.
Carpenter with a base hit to right.
Craig drops one in to right field. Carpenter to 3rd.
Holliday pops out to Murphy. Base runners stay put.
Adams grounds out to Murphy to end the top of the 6th.
Chris Young reaches 1st safely on a throwing error by Lyons.
Molina bobbles the pitch. Chris Young out at 3rd on a put out from Molina to Carpenter.
Satin with his second walk of the night.
Murphy steals 3rd.
d’Arnaud with an RBI base hit to center. 2-0 Mets.
Broken bat single for Tejada. Bases loaded for Mejia.
Mejia flies out to left. Bases still loaded.
EYJ flies out to center to end the 6th.
Molina flies out to center. Young doesn’t even need to move to make the catch.
Peralta flies out to right. Granderson had to move quite a bit to center to make that catch.
Ellis walks. Pinch hitting for the Cardinals Daniel Delcalso
Terry Collins coming out. Scott Rice in to pitch.
Delcalso won’t face Rice. Shane Robinson will.
Robinson grounds out to Wright. Time to stretch!
Pat Neshek in to pitch for the Cardinals.
Granderson strikes out swinging.
Wright flies out to right
Final lines: Mejia: 6.2IP, 4H, 0R, 3BB, 7K, 94 pitches.
Lyons: 6IP, 6H, 2R, 2ER, 4BB, 7K, 95 pitches.
Base hit to center for Chris Young.
Murphy flies out to left to end the 7th.
Rice stays in the game.
Rice gets Carpenter swinging.
Rice’s night is done.
Carlos Torres in to pitch.
Final line on Rice: .2IP, 0H, 0R, 0BB, 1K
Allen Craig in to 2nd with a ground-rule double.
Torres gets Holliday swinging
Adams strikes out swinging.
Eric Fornataro in to pitch the bottom of the 8th
Duda in to pinch hit for Satin.
Final line on Neshek: 1IP, 1H, 0R, 0BB, 1K
Duda flies out to center.
d’Arnaud grounds out to short.
Tejada grounds out to short to end the 8th.
Let the Farnsworth era begin.
Final line on Torres: .2IP, 1H, 0R, 0BB, 2K
Base hit for Molina.
Peralta grounds into a double play to Wright.
Jay grounds out to Murphy! Mets win 2-0!
Some post game comments: <blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-partner=”tweetdeck”><p>Collins: We weren't sure was Mejia was going to give us. He was outstanding. <a href=”http://t.co/kOZcD0DNEx”>pic.twitter.com/kOZcD0DNEx</a></p>— MetsOnPIX11 (@MetsOnPIX11) <a href=”https://twitter.com/MetsOnPIX11/statuses/458425825755291649″>April 22, 2014</a></blockquote>
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Collins on playing four against the Cardinals: "We have our hands full the next 3 nights… We need to go out and just make them work."
— MetsOnPIX11 (@MetsOnPIX11) April 22, 2014