LHP Steven Matz will make his third start of the spring Friday. Through five innings, Matz has allowed one run (zero earned) on six hits, three strikeouts and zero walks.
Addison Reed is scheduled to pitch in relief.
RHP Adam Wainwright will get the start for the Cardinals.
In 33 starts for St. Louis last season, Wainwright went 13-9 with a 4.62 ERA and 1.40 WHIP. Through three starts this spring, the veteran has given up four runs (three earned) on ten hits while walking two and striking out eight.
The Mets travel to West Palm Beach, FL to take on the Cardinals at 1:05 p.m. on Saturday. Robert Gsellman will take the mound for the Mets for his third start of spring training, while Michael Wacha will make his fifth start this spring for the Cardinals.