Wacha Not Enough to Save Cardinals from Mets

Starter Michael Wacha and the St. Louis Cardinals fell to the New York Mets on Friday by a 5-4 score.

Michael Cuddyer hit his fourth home run of spring training, his second in two days, helping the New York Mets beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 Friday.

Cuddyer had two hits, including a two-run drive off Sam Tuivailala in the sixth inning for his third home run this week.

Mets starter Bartolo Colon allowed two runs and six hits in 4 2-3 innings, struck out five and walked one. Cardinals starter Michael Wacha gave up three runs and six hits in 4 2-3 innings.

Curtis Granderson went 3 for 3 with a double and two RBIs. Scott Moore was 3 for 4 with a home run, a double and two RBIs.

Link to box score: NY Mets (9-8) 5, St. Louis (7-7-1) 4

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