W: D. Matsuzaka (1-1) L: S. Miller (1-2) S: J. Valverde (1)
HR: STL - None NYM - None
Recap:Daisuke Matsuzaka tossed six solid innings and Daniel Murphy delivered a two-run double in the New York Mets' 5-3 Grapefruit League win over the St. Louis Cardinals.
Matsuzaka held the Cardinals to just one run on three hits while striking out five, with Murphy finishing 2-for-3 at the plate to pace the offense. Curtis Granderson drove a run with a sac fly. Travis d'Arnaud and Omar Quintanilla drove in a run apiece with a RBI singles.
Vic Black, who looked erratic... Came in the 7th - did not record an out, gave up two hits, 2 runs, and was credited with 1 wild pitch (that scored a Cardinal run).
Shelby Miller was touched for three runs while fanning four and walking three over five innings for St. Louis, while Shane Robinson went 2-for-4 with a run scored in the loss.