Found June 04, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
NEW YORK -- The New York Mets got another impressive pitching performance by their starter, but the St. Louis Cardinals countered with a better one, allowing their slumping offense to find itself in a late comeback win. The Cardinals bullpen then barely held off the Mets as St. Louis salvaged the final game of the four-game series with a 5-4 win Monday. The Mets trailed 5-3 after Allen Craig hit a two-run homer in the top of the eighth off reliever Jon Rauch but squeezed back within one in the bottom of the inning. Josh Thole led off the eighth with a pinch-single and Kirk Nieuwenhuis followed with a one-out double against Eduardo Sanchez to put runners on second and third. Andres Torres then made it 5-4 with a sacrifice fly, but Jason Motte came on to get David Wright on a fly to right to end the inning. Motte pitched a perfect ninth to earn his ninth save. Kyle Lohse shut the Mets down on two hits through six innings, allowing the struggling Cardinals hitters to finally ...
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