Noah Syndergaard left the match with an apparent injury to the leg, Pete Alonso slammed another home run into the Mers 8-7 win over the Cardinals. >> Box score
Six things to know about Saturday's match …
1) The night of Syndergaard had a bumpy start, as Dexter Fowler He then cashed his three-point shot last night with a home score from Syndergaard early in the first run. He finally calmed down and launched the seventh inning, but after tuning a single in front of the head, Syndergaard grabbed the back of his right leg and was removed from the match. He limped up to the dugout with members of the training staff. His injury was subsequently announced as a right thigh.
2) Alonso hit what could be his most impressive circuit of the season down the first run, throwing a majestic 458-foot bomb that reached the third bridge in the left field. The 23rd round of Alonso, the second highest total of the NL, allowed the Mets to return 3-1. Later in the round, Wilson Ramos hit a RBI double and Carlos Gomez hit a bag, which gave the Mets a 5-1 lead.
3) The surge continued for the Mets in the second set, as J.RE. Davis tattooed a ball on the left field for a solo shot, placing the Mets 6-1. Davis then had his first career night with four wins, his best performance of the season.
4) The Cardinals rallied and reduced the Met lead to 6-3, but Michael Conforto he was found in the bottom of the sixth with a single from RBI, thus pushing the Mets' lead to 7-3. They kept the gathering in the sixth, as Todd Frazier worked a basic charge to force into another race.
5) Robert Gsellman Relieved after the departure of Syndergaard, which was a good sign for the Mets, given his lack of resistance in the back, Friday, but it was not very effective, allowing the two legacy riders to score, plus a deserved race. Seth Lugo worked in and out of problems in the eighth with three strikeouts.
6) After failing a match in two days, took a decisive stop Thursday in a suspended match, then was hit by defeat on Friday at the end of the match, Edwin Díaz gave up another round on the ninth Saturday, but managed to keep his 15th stop. Kolten Wong dropped a bloop struck in the right field shallow but pinch-runner Jack Flaherty was thrown by Jeff McNeil to the plate to finish the game.
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The Mets finish their series of four games with the Cardinals Sunday at 1:10 pm. Jason Vargas (3-3, 3.68 ERA) goes for the Mets, while right-handed Dakota Hudson (5-3, 3.47 ERA) takes the ball for the cardinals.