Even without his best stuff, Shelby Miller managed to keep a modest scoreless innings streak alive.
The St. Louis Cardinals rookie enters with 14 2-3 scoreless innings heading into Monday night's road matchup with Jason Marquis, who has won four straight starts for the San Diego Padres.
Miller (5-2, 1.40 ERA) is tied for the majors' lowest ERA with the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw. He did not get a decision for the first time Wednesday, throwing 96 pitches over 5 2-3 innings in a 4-2 victory over the Mets.
"It's not always going to be smooth," he said. "I got away with some mistakes."
That effort came after the 22-year-old right-hander struck out a season-high 13 in a one-hitter May 10 in a 3-0 win over Colorado.
This will be his first start against the Padres, who were the only team to score against him in Miller's six 2012 appearances. He allowed two runs over three innings Sept. 10 in his first road game.
Marquis (5-2, 3.49), making a bid to win five straight outings for the fi...