MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cardinals, 1:10 PM – Conforto Leading Off

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ST. LOUIS CARDINALS (14-11-2) vs. NEW YORK METS (9-16-3)
Friday, March 23, 2018 • 1:10 p.m.
First Data Field • Port St. Lucie, FL
RHP Dakota Hudson (0-0, 1.93) vs. RHP Drew Gagnon (0-0, 0.00)

The New York Mets play the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday at 1:10 p.m at First Data Field in Port St. Lucie. The game will be televised on SNY and can also be heard on WOR.

Minor league right-hander Drew Gagnon will get the start for the Mets against righty Dakota Hudson for the Cards.

Mets Lineup

  1. Michael Conforto, DH
  2. Jay Bruce, RF
  3. Wilmer Flores, 1B
  4. Jose Reyes, 2B
  5. Phillip Evans 3B
  6. Travis d’Arnaud, C
  7. Juan Lagares, CF
  8. Matt den Dekker, LF
  9. Andres Gimenez, SS

Cardinals Lineup

  1. Dexter Fowler, RF
  2. Tommy Pham, CF
  3. Matt Carpenter, 3B
  4. Jose Martinez, 1B
  5. Paul DeJong, SS
  6. Greg Garcia, DH
  7. Yairo Munez, LF
  8. Kolten Wong, 2B
  9. Francisco Pena, C

Game Notes

Paul Sewald, Hansel Robles and Jacob Rhame are scheduled to pitch today after Gagnon. Tim Peterson, Trey Cobb, Kevin McGowan and Matt Blackham are also listed on the roster.

Mets top prospect Andres Gimenez is playing shortstop and batting ninth.

Noah Syndergaard, Jeurys Familia, Jerry Blevins, Robert Gsellman, AJ Ramos, Anthony Swarzak and Seth Lugo are expected to pitch in minor league games on Saturday.

Rafael Montero will have Tommy John surgery and will miss the entire 2018 season.

Jason Vargas, surgery on Tuesday for hamate bone on non-throwing hand, has begun his throwing progression.

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