May 13, 2005: Floyd's Homers Beat Cardinals
|Date: May 13, 2005|
|Mets starter: Tom Glavine|
|Winning pitcher: Tom Glavine|
|Key player(s): Cliff Floyd, Tom Glavine|
|Key play: Floyd's two homers|
The Mets played the Cardinals on a Friday night at Shea Stadium. The crowd of 43,495 witnessed a shutout among three Mets pitchers for a 2-0 win over St. Louis. Cliff Floyd provided all the scoring with two home runs.
Tom Glavine allowed three hits over the first seven innings of the game. Glavine faced the minimum three batters five times, recording a double play to end the top of the third. Tom also got run support on Floyd's solo homers off Cards' starter Jason Marquis in the second and seventh innings.
In the eighth, Roberto Hernandez relieved Glavine after a single and an error. Hernandez struck out pinch-hitter Jim Edmonds and got two ground outs to end the inning. Braden Looper then shut down the Cards in the ninth to finish the game. The Mets began the three-game series win a victory.