(St. Louis, MO) - The St. Louis Cardinals picked up a game on the Reds in the N-L Central with their 5-4 win over the New York Mets.
Joe Kelly pitched into the seventh inning, allowing two runs on five hits to move to 5-6 on the season.
Matt Carpenter drove in a pair of runs with Skip Schumaker hitting his first home run of the season as the Redbirds pull to within eight and a half games of front-running Cincinnati.
Kelly Shoppach and Daniel Murphy hit two-run homers for the Mets, who had a three-game winning streak snapped.
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