Mets undercut 1st-inning rally by batting out of order
CINCINNATI (AP) The Mets batted out of order in the first inning against the Reds on Wednesday, undercutting a rally.
When cleanup hitter Jay Bruce came to the plate, umpire Gabe Morales took out the lineup card the Mets had turned in and called an out for batting out of turn.
The Mets’ lineup card was different than the announced order, showing Cabrera batting second and Flores third.
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