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Mets vs. Cardinals: Lineups, broadcast info, and open thread, 7/26/16

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The Mets look to open the doubleheader with a win behind Thor.

Washington Nationals v New York Mets Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images

The Mets and Cardinals are only half a game apart in the NL Wild Card standings as they begin their rain-delayed series this afternoon in the first game of a doubleheader. Both clubs turn to their youngest and hardest-throwing starter. Noah Syndergaard takes the mound for the Mets to face Carlos Martinez.

The Mets look to string together their first back-to-back wins of the second half. The Cardinals are a rival team with playoff aspirations, and a series victory would help the Mets gain some of the momentum needed to make the playoffs.

Today's Lineups

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS NEW YORK METS
Greg Garcia - 2B Jose Reyes - 3B
Aledmys Diaz - SS Curtis Granderson - RF
Stephen Piscotty - RF Yoenis Cespedes - LF
Matt Holliday - LF James Loney - 1B
Matt Adams - 1B Kelly Johnson - 2B
Jedd Gyorko - 3B Asdrubal Cabrera - SS
Yadier Molina - C Michael Conforto - CF
Jeremy Hazelbaker - CF Rene Rivera - C
Carlos Martinez - RHP Noah Syndergaard - RHP
Date Opponent Time (ET) TV Radio
Tuesday, July 26 vs. St. Louis 4:10 PM SNY 710 WOR, ESPN Deportes 1050 (Sp.)