Brad Thompson wipes his face after giving up a fourth-inning home run. (Jeff Roberson/AP)
By B.J. Rains / MLB.com
St. Louis didn't put a runner on base until Rick Ankiel singled with two down in the fifth, but he was swiftly stranded and the Cards' chances became grim when a throwing error opened the door for the Giants to put up five runs in the seventh. Brad Thompson took the loss.
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