St. Louis Cardinals defeat New York Mets, 5-2

ST. LOUIS - John Maine and Oliver Perez both won 15 games two years ago.

Now, they're both question marks.

The Mets are sputtering as a result. And Jerry Manuel plans to shake up his lineup for Thursday's matinee, trying to get a spark and avoid getting swept.

A night after Perez failed to complete the fifth inning, Maine also stumbled, and the Mets lost to the Cardinals, 5-2, at Busch Stadium.

Maine and Perez have combined for a 7.63 ERA, with the Mets having los...