Matt Holliday hit his 6th home run of the year to give the St. Louis Cardinals a 6-3 lead as they would go on to beat the Mets.
Lance Lynn picked up his 6th win of the young season but he ran into trouble early after giving 3 runs in the top of the 2nd inning.
Lynn went 7 innings, allowing 4 hits, 3 runs, 5 walks, and struck out 7. His ERA is now 2.88 this season.
Edward Mujica pitched the 9th inning for his 10th save.
The Cardinals got on the board early by scoring 2 runs in the first. Allen Craig hit a ground rule double, scoring Matt Carpenter. Later in the inning, the Cardinals would fly into an inning-ending double play when Allen Craig tried to advance on the throw. Holliday scored before the third out was made to give the Cardinals the 2-0 lead.
After Lynn spotted three runs in the 2nd, the Cards rallied to score another run and tie the game when Carpenter singled and drove in David Freese.
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