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Walton's Game Observations – Saturday, May 7

Larry Walker's home run wasn't enough.  (AP)

The Cardinals were defeated by the Padres 5-4 Saturday afternoon.

The St. Louis Cardinals lost their third straight to the San Diego Padres by the score of 5-4 Saturday afternoon at Busch Stadium. The Cardinals' record is now 18-11. On the mound, Chris Carpenter faced Adam Eaton. The Cards got to Eaton early, but couldn't knock him out. He eventually fanned seven Cardinals hitters in 6-2/3 innings. Carpenter labored all day, allowing Padres baserunners... Recommended Stories