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^Mets snap 6-game skid, beat Wainwright, Cardinals<
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^By R.B. FALLSTROM=
^AP Sports Writer=
ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Daniel Murphy and David Wright combined for
five hits and three RBIs against Adam Wainwright and the New York
Mets snapped a six-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the
St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday.
Jonathan Niese (3-4) allowed two runs on six hits in 7 1-3
innings, his longest outing of the season. He ended his four-game
losing streak over five starts since a win at Minnesota on April
The Mets avoided a four-game sweep by getting to the Cardinals
ace, who was coming off a two-hit shutout in which he no-hit the
Rockies for 7 1-3 innings.
Murphy doubled twice and singled with an RBI and walk and was 9
for 15 in the series. Wright singled and doubled with two RBIs.
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