Recap: Mets 5, Cardinals 2
MAY 16, 2013 3:57p ET
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 12.
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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