St. Louis Cardinals defeat New York Mets, 4-3

ST. LOUIS - In the strictest sense it was the worst kind of loss for the Mets.

When you not only fail to cash in on a night Oliver Perez delivers some rare brilliance, but give the game away with some horrendous relief pitching, April somehow feels like those infamous Septembers past.

Yes, the 4-3 loss to the Cardinals Friday night felt ominous, to say the least, especially for a team desperately trying to stave off an early-season crisis and the manager watch that woul...