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Shelby Miller's Magical Evening

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We have a couple of hours until gametime and I see no new thread on the horizon, so here's a place to talk about the best pitching performance by a Cardinal in a long time.

A good night
A good night
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Let's not forget that the lone hit lead off the game and was courtesy of a broken bat. 27 straight after that.

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via Brooks Baseball

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via a.yfrog.com


<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Miller's 13K ties rookie record for <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23cardinals">#cardinals</a> in single game. Last done in 1972. Hit 95 mph with his 113th and final pitch for 13th k.</p>&mdash; Derrick Goold (@dgoold) <a href="https://twitter.com/dgoold/status/333052571608551424">May 11, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>That one-hit, 13-K shutout by <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23STLCards">#STLCards</a>’ Shelby Miller? It came against the <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23Rockies">#Rockies</a>, the highest-scoring team in the NL.</p>&mdash; Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) <a href="https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/333054483166814208">May 11, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>From Miller MT @<a href="https://twitter.com/drewsilv">drewsilv</a>: "Dennis Martinez, told me you walk off mound like you don't wanna leave, you run out there 'cause you can't wait."</p>&mdash; Derrick Goold (@dgoold) <a href="https://twitter.com/dgoold/status/333069532098854912">May 11, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Shelby Miller: "I give all the credit to Yadi. Man, he's amazing. I love throwing to him."</p>&mdash; Drew Silva (@drewsilv) <a href="https://twitter.com/drewsilv/status/333054141226160128">May 11, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Here's a link to the condensed game