Miller & Cards Beat Braves for 3rd Straight Game, 6-2
Shelby Miller pitched seven strong innings allowing just one run in the Cardinals 6-2 win over the Braves on Saturday night at Busch Stadium. Miller allowed just a first inning home run to Atlanta’s Freddie Freeman, and shut down the Braves from there, earning his 12th win of the season.
Matt Carpenter tied the game with his 10th home run of the season. Carlos Beltran knocked his 23rd homer of the season to give the Redbirds a 2-1 lead. Matt Holliday and Yadier Molina drove in runs in the 7th inning to pad the lead as the Cardinals won their third straight over Atlanta.
The Cardinals go for the four game sweep of the series with the NL East first place Braves on Sunday afternoon with Lance Lynn on the hill for the Cards.