Cincinnati Reds beat the Cardinals 3-2

The Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday, July 14, for their fifth straight win.

Ludwick's HR sends Reds over Cards 3-2 in 10th

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Kyle Lohse (26) talks with catcher Yadier Molina in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Saturday, July 14, 2012, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

Ludwick's HR sends Reds over Cards 3-2 in 10th

Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Mike Leake throws to the St. Louis Cardinals in the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, July 14, 2012, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

Ludwick's HR sends Reds over Cards 3-2 in 10th

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Kyle Lohse throws to a Cincinnati Reds batter in the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, July 14, 2012, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

Ludwick's HR sends Reds over Cards 3-2 in 10th

Cincinnati Reds third baseman Scott Rolen fields a ground ball hit by St. Louis Cardinals' Allen Craig in the second inning of a baseball game, Saturday, July 14, 2012 in Cincinnati. Rolen threw Craig out at first. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

Ludwick's HR sends Reds over Cards 3-2 in 10th

St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Rafael Furcal reaches for the ball after committing an error in the second inning of a baseball game on a ground ball hit by Cincinnati Reds' Brandon Phillips, Saturday, July 14, 2012 in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)