Chris Flexen pounded by Cardinals in Mets' 10-2 loss

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Chris Flexen pounded by Cardinals in Mets' 10-2 loss
Chris Flexen pounded by Cardinals in Mets' 10-2 loss

ST. LOUIS — Jacob deGrom, he is not. Chris Flexen made his 2019 debut in place of the suddenly-healthy deGrom on Saturday afternoon against the St. Louis Cardinals. It wasn't his best work. The Mets didn't give him much to work with against Miles Mikolas (2-1) but after giving up five runs through the first three innings it was pretty much over. The Mets fell 10-2 in the second game of a three-game set at Busch Stadium. The series is now even at 1-1. The news of the day was deGrom playing catch one day after being placed on the injured list with mild elbow soreness but two days before a scheduled an MRI in New York. He's scheduled to meet with team physician Dr. David Altchek on Monday but

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