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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Shelby Miller hit his first career home run and also pitched six sharp innings, leading the Cardinals to a 12-8 win over the Diamondbacks on Thursday. Matt Adams and Daniel Descalso homered in an eight-run fourth inning off Ian Kennedy. Matt Holliday and Matt Carpenter also connected for the Cardinals. Miller (7-3) allowed two runs and six hits. He struck out nine and walked none. Kennedy (3-4) was tagged for 10 runs and 13 hits in four innings. The D-backs scored three times in the ninth, but Edward Mujica then entered and got two outs for his 18th save in 18 chances.
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