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Game Story

With a 360-foot relay in the ninth inning, the New York Mets prevented a hard-fought victory from vanishing in the wind. Lucas Duda hit a long home run and New York threw out the potential tying run at the plate to hold off the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Wednesday on a blustery night at Citi Field...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
StL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 11 1
NYM 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 X 3 4 0

Scoring Summary

Top 1st: St. Louis
Yadier Molina doubled to right, Matt Carpenter scored, Allen Craig to third
STL 1 - NYM 0
Bottom 4th: NY Mets
Rubén Tejada walked, Chris Young scored, Lucas Duda to third, Travis d'Arnaud to second
STL 1 - NYM 1
Kirk Nieuwenhuis walked, Lucas Duda scored, Travis d'Arnaud to third, Rubén Tejada to second
STL 1 - NYM 2
Bottom 6th: NY Mets
Lucas Duda homered to deep right
STL 1 - NYM 3
Top 9th: St. Louis
Daniel Descalso doubled to deep left center, Jon Jay scored, Matt Carpenter to third, Matt Carpenter out at home
STL 2 - NYM 3

Pitching Details

Batting

St. Louis

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Matt Carpenter3B 5 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .296
Mark Ellis2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .125
Daniel DescalsoPH 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .136
Matt HollidayLF 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .253
Allen Craig1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .188
Yadier MolinaC 3 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 .367
Jhonny PeraltaSS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .151
Peter BourjosCF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .178
Randy ChoateP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Pat NeshekP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Matt AdamsPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .342
Eric FornataroP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Shane RobinsonRF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .105
Michael WachaP 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000
Kolten WongPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .219
Seth ManessP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Jon JayCF 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .326
Totals 37 2 11 2 0 2 5 0 20
Batting
2B - M Carpenter (1, J Niese); D Descalso (2, K Farnsworth); Y Molina 2 (6, J Niese, C Torres)
RBI - D Descalso (2), Y Molina (11)
2-out RBI - Y Molina
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ellis 1, M Holliday 1, J Peralta 2, M Adams 2
Team LOB - 10
Fielding
E - J Peralta (5, throw)

NY Mets

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Kirk NieuwenhuisCF 3 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 2 .188
Curtis GrandersonRF 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 4 .125
David Wright3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 .284
Daniel Murphy2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .277
Chris YoungLF 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .200
Lucas Duda1B 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 .271
Travis d'ArnaudC 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .190
Rubén TejadaSS 3 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 2 .193
Jonathon NieseP 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 4 .000
Daisuke MatsuzakaP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Carlos TorresP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Scott RiceP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Kyle FarnsworthP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 29 3 4 3 1 6 14 0 19
Batting
HR - L Duda (4, 6th inning off S Maness 0 on, 0 Out)
RBI - K Nieuwenhuis (5), L Duda (10), R Tejada (4)
2-out RBI - K Nieuwenhuis
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - K Nieuwenhuis 1, C Granderson 2
Team LOB - 8
Fielding
Outfield assists - K Nieuwenhuis

Pitching

St. Louis

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Michael Wacha(L, 2-2) 4.0 3 2 2 5 10 0 1.03 2.10
Seth Maness 1.2 1 1 1 0 2 1 1.88 3.38
Randy Choate 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.67 1.50
Pat Neshek 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.93 1.86
Eric Fornataro 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 0.00

NY Mets

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jonathon Niese(W, 1-2) 6.2 6 1 1 2 3 0 1.13 2.45
Daisuke Matsuzaka(HLD, 1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.92 2.08
Carlos Torres(HLD, 3) 0.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.38 1.38
Scott Rice(HLD, 3) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.80 7.20
Kyle Farnsworth(SV, 2) 1.0 3 1 1 0 1 0 1.26 1.74
Pitching
BALK - S Maness
Pitches-strikes - R Choate 19-12; P Neshek 15-11; E Fornataro 17-10; M Wacha 93-54; S Maness 26-13; J Niese 95-63; D Matsuzaka 4-3; C Torres 22-16; S Rice 6-4; K Farnsworth 19-13
Ground balls-fly balls - R Choate 1-0; P Neshek 1-1; E Fornataro 0-2; M Wacha 2-1; S Maness 3-2; J Niese 9-7; D Matsuzaka 0-0; C Torres 3-1; S Rice 0-1; K Farnsworth 0-1
Batters faced - R Choate 2; P Neshek 3; E Fornataro 3; M Wacha 20; S Maness 7; J Niese 28; D Matsuzaka 1; C Torres 4; S Rice 1; K Farnsworth 5
Game Details
Game Time: 3:08.
Umpires: HP--Marty Foster. 1B--Alan Porter. 2B--Rob Drake. 3B--Jeff Kellogg.
Weather: 51 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 31 mph, In From Left.
Attendance: 21,981.