Carpenter had four hits and Yadier Molina added three for the Cardinals, but Jhonny Peralta's hitless streak reached 21 at-bats.
Mets cut down tying run, hold off Cardinals 3-2 →
"I'm just trying to make a play," Molina said. "I threw it away. My fault."
Molina's error helps Nationals beat Cardinals 3-1 →