Craig, Cardinals stop five-game losing streak, beat Mets

Monday, June 4, 2012 | 4:03 p.m. CDT; updated 4:23 p.m. CDT, Monday, June 4, 2012

NEW YORK — Allen Craig hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the eighth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals found a bit of missing pop, beating the New York Mets 5-4 Monday and stopping their season-worst losing streak at five.