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Mets 11, Cardinals 0
Fernando Nieve allowed just three hits and walked four in six innings. (Frank Franklin II/AP)
The Mets pounded out 16 hits and scored a season-high 11 runs in a rout of the Cardinals on Wednesday. David Wright had four hits, Nick Evans homered and Ryan Church and Fernando Tatis combined to drive in five runs in support of Fernando Nieve's six scoreless innings.
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Series at a glance:
STL
St. Louis (40-33)
Lost 1
NY Mets 11, St. Louis 0   NYM
NY Mets (36-34)
Won 1
June 24, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
St. Louis
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 4 2
NY Mets
1 0 0 3 0 3 4 0 X   11 16 0
Standings thru 6/24/09  |  Recap: STL | NYM  |  Gameday  |  Cardinals stats  |  Mets stats
St. Louis AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Schumaker, 2B 2 0 1 0 2 0 1 .300
  Perez, C, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Hawksworth, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Rasmus, CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .265
Pujols, 1B 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 .325
  Greene, 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265
Ankiel, RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 6 .233
Duncan, LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .247
Greene, K, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .210
LaRue, C 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .267
Thompson, B, P 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .143
  Miller, T, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Kinney, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Thurston, PH-2B 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .222
Ryan, B, SS 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .317
Totals 31 0 4 0 4 8 14  

a-Struck out for Kinney in the 7th.

BATTING
TB: Ryan, B 2; LaRue; Schumaker.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ankiel 3; Rasmus.
Team RISP: 0-for-4.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Rasmus (3, fielding), Thurston (8, throw).
DP: 4 (Ryan, B-Schumaker-Pujols 2, Ryan, B-Pujols, Greene, K-Thurston-Greene).

 
NY Mets AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Cora, SS 4 0 0 0 1 0 3 .272
Castillo, L, 2B 4 2 1 0 0 0 2 .283
  Reyes, Ar, 2B 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
Wright, D, 3B 4 3 4 0 0 0 0 .356
  Misch, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Hernandez, L, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .120
  Parnell, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Church, RF 4 2 3 2 0 0 1 .283
Tatis, LF-1B-3B 4 1 2 3 0 0 3 .256
Martinez, F, CF 4 1 0 1 0 0 3 .174
Evans, N, 1B 3 2 2 2 0 0 0 .500
  Stokes, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Murphy, Dn, PH-1B 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .249
Schneider, C 4 0 1 2 0 0 1 .246
Nieve, P 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250
  a-Reed, J, PH-LF 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 .293
Totals 37 11 16 11 1 0 15  

a-Singled for Nieve in the 6th. b-Hit a sacrifice fly for Stokes in the 7th. c-Grounded into a double play for Misch in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Wright, D (22, Thompson, B), Church 2 (14, Thompson, B, Perez, C), Schneider (5, Kinney).
HR: Evans, N (1, 4th inning off Thompson, B, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Wright, D 5; Tatis 2; Church 5; Reyes, Ar; Castillo, L; Schneider 2; Evans, N 5; Reed, J; Nieve.
RBI: Church 2 (18), Tatis 3 (16), Evans, N 2 (2), Schneider 2 (15), Martinez, F (6), Murphy, Dn (24).
2-out RBI: Evans, N 2; Schneider 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cora.
SF: Murphy, Dn.
GIDP: Tatis, Castillo, L 2, Hernandez, L.
Team RISP: 8-for-13.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Wright, D (19, 3rd base off Kinney/LaRue).

 
St. Louis IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Thompson, B (L, 2-3) 5.0 8 5 5 1 0 1 4.50
Miller, T 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.84
Kinney 0.2 4 2 2 0 0 0 10.80
Perez, C 0.0 2 3 2 0 0 0 4.37
Hawksworth 2.0 2 1 0 0 0 0 5.40
 
NY Mets IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Nieve (W, 3-0) 6.0 3 0 0 4 5 0 1.31
Stokes 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.25
Misch 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 8.31
Parnell 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.82

Thompson, B pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.
Perez, C pitched to 3 batters in the 7th.

Game Scores: Thompson, B 30, Nieve 67.
WP: Perez, C.
Pitches-strikes: Thompson, B 66-41, Miller, T 2-2, Kinney 20-14, Perez, C 11-6, Hawksworth 34-24, Nieve 108-67, Stokes 13-10, Misch 9-6, Parnell 10-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Thompson, B 10-0, Miller, T 1-0, Kinney 1-1, Perez, C 0-1, Hawksworth 4-2, Nieve 4-7, Stokes 1-0, Misch 1-1, Parnell 1-1.
Batters faced: Thompson, B 21, Miller, T 1, Kinney 6, Perez, C 3, Hawksworth 8, Nieve 25, Stokes 4, Misch 3, Parnell 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Miller, T 1-0, Kinney 1-1, Hawksworth 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Mike DiMuro. 1B: Ron Kulpa. 2B: Dale Scott. 3B: Jerry Meals.
Weather: 70 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:50.
Att: 39,689.
Venue: Citi Field.
June 24, 2009
June 24, 2009

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