Cards Sink Mets

Michael Wacha pitched six strong innings to help the Cardinals take care of the Mets, 5-2, in the second of three at Busch Stadium. Wacha improved to 5-and-5 allowing one run and striking out seven. Yadier Molina hit a solo homer, while Jon Jay and Matt Holliday each had two hits and an RBI. St. Louis has won five in-a-row and eight of nine.