Archive for September, 2013
Rookie carries shutout into seventh after Holliday goes deep
By Jenifer Langosch / MLB.com | 9/11/2013 1:17 AM ET
ST. LOUIS — Seeking stability from their starting rotation upon the conclusion of a rocky 2-5 road trip, the Cardinals have watched their starters rise to the call.
After a weekend sweep of the Pirates that featured three quality starts, Shelby Miller continued the rotation’s roll with another on Tuesday. With 6 2/3 scoreless innings and the support of Matt Holliday’s sixth-inning blast, Miller lifted the Cardinals to a 4-2 win over a Brewers club that has beaten St. Louis just three times in 14 tries this season.
The victory came in front of 35,050 at Busch Stadium and pushed the Cardinals’ winning streak to four. It also ensured a hold on their one-game division lead over the Pirates, who defeated the Rangers for a second straight night. The Reds, with another loss to the More >