at Jupiter, Fla.
Saturday, March 20
Mets at the plate: Jason Pridie had a double in the sixth inning. Frank Catalanotto had an RBI double and Chris Coste an RBI single in the seventh. Ike Davis hit a towering two-out solo homer that just cleared the left-center-field wall to tie the game at 5 in the top of the ninth.Cardinals at the plate: Ruben Gotay hit a solo walk-off home run, his first of the spring, on a 3-2 pitch. Colby Rasmus drilled a two-run homer, his third roundtripper this spring, in the bottom of the first with Brendan Ryan aboard. Ryan, who had surgery on his right wrist on Feb. 9, had a successful day at the plate in his first Grapefruit League game this spring, hitting a single and double in his first two at-bats. Ryan Ludwick had an RBI single in the fifth. Allen Craig, who started at first with Albert Pujols taking the day off, hit a two-run double in the sixth.
The Mets play the Astros in Kissimmee, Fla., in a 1:05 p.m. ET start Sunday. Jonathan Niese will be New York's starter against Houston's Roy Oswalt. The Mets also will play an exhibition game against the University of Michigan, which will be played in Port St. Lucie, Fla., with an 11:10 a.m. start. Nelson Figueroa is the scheduled starter.
Steve Dorsey is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.