Sunday, May 22 2022
Cardinal runs in for score past James McCann

Cardinal runs in for score past James McCann

The St. Louis Cardinals controlled this game from start to finish, clobbering the Mets 7-0 on Monday night.

Here’s a few takeaways from the game:

1. Leadoff doubles in the second by Yadir Molina and third inning by Tommy Edman eventually led to both coming in to score on the next at-bats to put the Mets in a 2-0 hole early.

2. Paul Goldschmidt, who hit the RBI single to bring Edman in for the second score of the game, added to his total on the night in the fifth with a solo home run to left center to make it a 3-0 game.

3. Rich Hill‘s night was over after 5.0 innings. The lefty allowed three earned runs on six hits and two walks while striking out four.

4. As rain poured down at Citi Field, a quiet game from the Mets offense got a bit louder in the bottom of the eighth, after a Francisco Lindor leadoff walk was followed up by a Michael Conforto single that put runners on the corners with nobody out and Pete Alonso coming up as the tying run.

But Alonso, Javier Baez and Jeff McNeil dropped the ball with back to back to back strikeouts to strand the runners and effectively end the Mets’ chances of coming back in this one.

5. The Cards tacked on four “insurance runs” in the ninth to put away the Mets. In a fitting end, the last three Mets at-bats were strikeouts.

The offense looked like it was still hungover from the emotional weekend series with the Yankees — this was the Mets’ first shutout since August 24 against the San Francisco Giants. It was their 12th shutout of the season.

Meanwhile, every St. Louis starter — including pitcher Adam Wainwright — connected for at least one hit. Four Mets position player starters went hitless in the contest.


What’s next?

The Mets continue their series with the Cardinals at Citi Field on Tuesday at 7:10 p.m.

Marcus Stroman will start for the Mets, while the Cards will turn to Jake Woodford.

Source: Yahoo Sports


NBA’s Mexico City G-League team to play in USA this season due to COVID


CG: STL@NYM - 09/13/21

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Check Also

Pro Sports Media

Trending Now

Darvin Ham the coach LeBron James wants?

The Lakers may be willing to take that leap of faith because Ham spent two years with the organization. His personality isn’t easily forgotten. Ham brings a lot of energy to a gym. He’s arguably the best fit for the locker room, with veterans like LeBron James, Anthony Davis and possibly Russell Westbrook in need […]

Read More

Cubs injury updates: Nico Hoerner nearing return from ankle injury

Hoerner nearing return, Frazier eager to rejoin Cubs originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago Nico Hoerner’s return from a freak ankle injury appears to be right around the corner. Hoerner ran the bases before the Cubs game against the Diamondbacks on Saturday, the first time he’s done so since going on the injured list with […]

Read More

Rookie rankings: Another star in Houston

There are a lot of forces that lead to pressure building up around rookies. Some of them emanate from the player himself — whether they possess the obvious physical tools for stardom, or minor-league domination or a novel profile everyone wants to succeed. Others are decidedly external. Prospect lists, comparisons to stars of yore, a […]

Read More