The Cardinals scored seven runs in the ninth inning and beat the Mets 11-4 at Shea Stadium Thursday. Scott Rolen got the rally started with a two-run homer, which gave him 41 RBI’s on the season—that leads the Major Leagues. It was also a big day for catcher Mike Matheny, who drove in three runs with a fielders choice in the sixth and a two-run double in the ninth. So Taguchi had three hits and drove in two, while Albert Pujols belted his 10th home run of the season. Jason Marquis allowed three runs off seven hits and three walks over five innings to get the win and improve to 3-3 on the season. The Cardinals started a six-game road trip by taking two-of-three from the Mets.