MMO Game Thread: Cardinals vs Mets at 1:00 PM

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The New York Mets host the St. Louis Cardinals at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie at 1:10 PM.

John Lannan gets the start against the Cards a day after Terry Collins admitted he’s likely headed to the bullpen as the team’s second left-hander alongside Scott Rice. Lannan opposes right-hander Carlos Martinez.

Daniel Murphy is in the lineup after missing time with an injured right shin he incurred during an aggressive slide into second base attempting to break up a double play. Lucas Duda could return to the lineup tomorrow, but the status on Ike Davis is still uncertain.

Here are today’s starting lineups:

New York Mets

  1. Eric Young Jr., DH
  2. Daniel Murphy, 2B
  3. David Wright, 3B
  4. Curtis Granderson, RF
  5. Chris Young, LF
  6. Eric Campbell, 1B
  7. Taylor Teagarden, C
  8. Juan Lagares, CF
  9. Ruben Tejada, SS

St. Louis Cardinals

  1. Matt Carpenter, 3B
  2. Peter Bourjos, CF
  3. Shane Robinson, LF
  4. Matt Adams, 1B
  5. Stephen Piscotty, RF
  6. Kolten Wong, 2B
  7. Randal Grichuk, DH
  8. Tony Cruz, C
  9. Pete Kozma, SS

(Photo Credit: Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports)

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