The New York Mets and the St. Louis Cardinals meet in MLB action from Busch Stadium on Monday night.
The New York Mets will look to build on their 8-7 win over the Phillies on Sunday night. Brandon Nimmo leads the Mets with a .318 batting average, a .430 OBP and 21 hits with 6 doubles while Pete Alonso has a team-high 5 home runs and 16 RBIs on the year. Michael Conforto has 6 doubles as well while Alonso has the unfortunate honor of leading the Mets with 26 strikeouts this season. The Mets have yet to announce a starting pitcher at the time this article was posted.
The St. Louis Cardinals will look to build off of their 3-0 win over Pittsburgh last time out. Harrison Bader’s three-run home run in the 2nd inning proved to be the difference as the lone score of the game while Tyler O’Neill went 2 for 4 with a double and Paul DeJong added a double as well as St. Louis cranked out just four hits as a team in the winning effort. Carlos Martinez got the win to improve to 2-4 after tossing eight shutout inning, giving up just five hits with three strikeouts while Alex Reyes closed out the 9th for his 7th save of the year. Adam Wainwright will start here and is 0-3 with a 4.08 ERA and 32 strikeouts this season. In his career, Wainwright is 5-6 with a 4.72 ERA and 63 strikeouts against the Mets.
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