Lucas Duda’s Blast Backs Matt Harvey’s Solid Start As Mets Edge Cardinals
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JUPITER, Fla. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Matt Harvey just continues to impress.
Harvey struck out six over 5 1-3 innings of two-run ball as the New York Mets beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Monday.
Harvey allowed six hits and has a 2.95 ERA in four spring-training starts.
Cardinals starter Jake Westbrook allowed two runs and three hits in six innings, giving up Lucas Duda’s two-run homer in the fourth. Matt Adams hit an RBI double in the bottom half and scored on a single by prospect Oscar Taveras.
Westbrook, projected as the Cardinals’ No. 4 starter, has a 3.86 ERA in four starts.
New York’s Travis d’Arnuad went 2 for 3 and increased his batting average to .345. He doubled off Marc Rzepczynski leading off the seventh and scored on Andrew Brown’s single.
Yet another fantastic start for Matt Harvey. Sound off with your thoughts and comments below…
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