Florida Marlins defeat St. Louis Cardinals, 4-3

MIAMI - In a place where sparse offense is greeted by scant interest, the Cardinals accomplished Tuesday something thought barely possible.

They gave Chris Carpenter a three-run lead - and lost 4-3.

For only the fourth time in a 228-inning span the Cardinals constructed a three-run rally in the third inning.

Outfielders Rick Ankiel and Chris Duncan contributed RBIs in the same game for the first time since April 29.

The Cardinals, two for 22 with runners in scorin...