On Tuesday, the St. Louis Cardinals’ two upper level minor league clubs traveled to Port St. Lucie to take on their New York Mets counterparts. Palm Beach and Peoria welcomed New York’s two Class-A clubs to the back fields in Jupiter.
Memphis and Palm Beach, were victorious and Springfield and Peoria fell. The Cardinals’ spring record against external minor league competition is 16-18-6.
Among the Mets’ major leaguers to bat regularly in the Memphis game were designated hitter David Wright and second baseman Daniel Murphy. The SNY telecast of the major league game switched over for each of Wright’s four at-bats. He was held hitless. In addition, Mets pitchers Jon Niese, Matt Harvey and Dillon Gee were slated to work on their hitting in the minor league games.
As he has been doing the last few seasons, Cardinals farm director John Vuch is sharing game stats. As always, the raw numbers are his, but the comments and players of the day are mine.
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