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Rally falls short
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Mets 6, Cardinals 4
Todd Wellemeyer allowed 10 hits and four walks in 5 2/3 innings Monday. (Jim McIsaac/Getty)
Coming off a smashing weekend in Kansas City, the Cardinals looked to take advantage of a Mets team that had just lost Carlos Beltran, but Todd Wellemeyer was shaky and though homers by Ryan Ludwick and Brendan Ryan made it close, the visiting team fell short against the New York bullpen.
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Series at a glance:
STL
St. Louis (39-32)
Lost 1
NY Mets 6, St. Louis 4   NYM
NY Mets (35-33)
Won 1
June 22, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
St. Louis
0 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 0   4 6 2
NY Mets
2 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 X   6 14 0
Standings thru 6/22/09  |  Recap: STL | NYM  |  Gameday  |  Cardinals stats  |  Mets stats
St. Louis AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Schumaker, 2B-LF 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 .294
Rasmus, C, CF 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .270
  b-Greene, PH-2B 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .265
Pujols, 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .328
Ludwick, RF 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 .240
Ankiel, LF-CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .244
Molina, Y, C 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .279
Greene, K, 3B 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .224
Wellemeyer, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143
  Miller, T, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Thurston, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225
  McClellan, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Motte, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Reyes, De, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Kinney, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Ryan, SS 3 1 1 1 0 1 1 .304
Totals 31 4 6 4 1 5 4  

a-Popped out for Miller, T in the 7th. b-Singled for Rasmus, C in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Pujols (16, Redding).
HR: Ludwick (11, 6th inning off Redding, 1 on, 2 out), Ryan (1, 8th inning off Redding, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Greene, K; Ryan 4; Ludwick 4; Pujols 2; Schumaker; Greene.
RBI: Schumaker (21), Ludwick 2 (38), Ryan (11).
2-out RBI: Schumaker; Ludwick 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rasmus, C.
SAC: Wellemeyer.
GIDP: Pujols.
Team RISP: 2-for-4.
Team LOB: 2.

FIELDING
E: Ryan (3, throw), Reyes, De (1, fielding).
Outfield assists: Ludwick (Tatis at 3rd base).
DP: 2 (Greene, K-Schumaker-Pujols 2).

 
NY Mets AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Cora, SS 4 0 2 2 1 0 1 .291
Murphy, Dn, 1B 5 2 2 1 0 0 6 .254
Wright, D, 3B 3 1 1 0 2 0 2 .349
Tatis, LF 5 0 1 0 0 0 4 .254
  Rodriguez, Fr, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Church, RF 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 .277
Santos, O, C 4 1 4 1 0 0 0 .298
Reed, J, CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .278
Castillo, L, 2B 3 2 3 1 1 0 0 .281
Redding, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .111
  Switzer, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Stokes, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Martinez, F, PH-LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .194
Totals 33 6 14 6 4 3 20  

a-Hit a sacrifice bunt for Stokes in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Castillo, L (7, Wellemeyer).
HR: Murphy, Dn (5, 5th inning off Wellemeyer, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Santos, O 4; Wright, D; Tatis; Church; Cora 2; Castillo, L 4; Murphy, Dn 5.
RBI: Church (16), Santos, O (23), Castillo, L (15), Murphy, Dn (23), Cora 2 (11).
2-out RBI: Santos, O; Cora.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Murphy, Dn 2; Cora; Reed, J; Tatis 2.
SAC: Redding; Martinez, F.
SF: Church.
GIDP: Tatis 2.
Team RISP: 4-for-13.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
DP: (Stokes-Cora-Murphy, Dn).

 
St. Louis IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Wellemeyer (L, 6-7) 5.2 10 5 5 4 2 1 5.53
Miller, T 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.89
McClellan 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3.24
Motte 0.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 5.33
Reyes, De 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.58
Kinney 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.31
 
NY Mets IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Redding (W, 1-2) 7.0 5 4 4 1 4 2 6.08
Switzer (H, 1) 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 8.10
Stokes (H, 2) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.38
Rodriguez, Fr (S, 19) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.04

Motte pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.
Redding pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

Game Scores: Wellemeyer , Redding .
WP: Redding.
IBB: Castillo, L (by Wellemeyer).
Pitches-strikes: Wellemeyer 101-54, Miller, T 5-3, McClellan 26-18, Motte 6-3, Reyes, De 9-7, Kinney 6-4, Redding 95-62, Switzer 11-7, Stokes 5-3, Rodriguez, Fr 10-6.
Groundouts-flyouts: Wellemeyer 7-5, Miller, T 1-0, McClellan 1-1, Motte 0-0, Reyes, De 1-1, Kinney 1-1, Redding 7-4, Switzer 0-0, Stokes 1-0, Rodriguez, Fr 1-2.
Batters faced: Wellemeyer 28, Miller, T 1, McClellan 5, Motte 1, Reyes, De 3, Kinney 2, Redding 27, Switzer 2, Stokes 1, Rodriguez, Fr 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Miller, T 2-0, Reyes, De 1-1, Kinney 2-0, Stokes 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Dale Scott. 1B: Jerry Meals. 2B: Mike DiMuro. 3B: Ron Kulpa.
Weather: 70 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:57.
Att: 38,488.
Venue: Citi Field.
June 22, 2009
June 22, 2009

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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