Cardinals Vs. Mets Final Score: St. Louis Avoids Sweep With 5-4 Win On Monday

After being limited to a total of one run over the first three games of their series against the Mets, the St. Louis Cardinals finally got some decent offensive production on Monday and picked up a 5-4 win. The win ended a five-game losing streak and improved the Cards to 28-27 overall.

Related: A Look at the First One-Third of the St. Louis Cardinals Season

Allen Craig had a pivotal day at the plate for St. Louis -- in the fourth inning, he singled home the team's first run and later provided the game-winning hit, a two-run home run in the eighth that gave his team a 5-3 lead.

Kyle Lohse pitched well, giving up just one run on two hits over six innings, though that was only good enough for a no-decision.

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