On a day the bats decided to show up to the park, the pitching just wasn’t there.
The Cardinals (11-5) beat the Mets (6-9) by a score of 12-8.
The Mini Recap
The teams pounded out 31 hits between them. Livan Hernandez only lasted 4 1-3 innings, allowing seven earned runs while on the mound. Sean Green didn’t fare much better, allowing five earned runs in two innings of work.
Carlos Beltran went 3-5 on the day with a double and a home run, driving in three runs. Ryan Church also connected for a two-run home run. Alex Cora and Fernando Tatis each picked up their first hits of the season.
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