Posted April 22, 2013 on AP on Fox
Yadier Molina drove in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning, backing Shelby Miller's strong start Monday night, and the St. Louis Cardinals returned to the site of their Game 5 NL division series victory last season with a 3-2 victory over the Washington Nationals. The other big hit for St. Louis was Allen Craig's two-run double in the third. Miller (3-1) struck out eight in 6 2-3 innings, allowing two runs and four hits. All the Cardinals' runs came against Dan Haren (1-3), who gave up three runs and six hits in five-plus innings. Edward Mujica pitched a 1-2-3 ninth for his second save. The Cardinals have alternated wins and losses over their last nine games. Washington has lost seven of 10. The last time these teams played in Washington was Oct. 12, in Game 5 of an NLDS, when the Nationals led 6-0 after three innings and were still ahead 7-5 with two outs in the top of the ninth. But with then-closer Drew Storen on the mound, Washington allowed St. Louis to rally...
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