(AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals are backing up the best record in baseball with outstanding hitting.
Shelby Miller continues to do his part on the mound.
A trio of Cardinals look to continue pounding the ball and help Miller win a third straight start Wednesday night against the struggling New York Mets.
St. Louis (42-22) is batting an NL-best .277 to accompany its major league-leading 3.17 ERA.
Miller (7-3, 1.91 ERA) has been a big part of that in his first full season in the majors, ranking second in the league in ERA behind the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw (1.88).
The right-hander hasn't allowed more than three runs in any of his 12 starts, yielding no earned runs five times. That includes tossing 5 2-3 scoreless innings before leaving without a decision in a 4-2 win over the Mets on May 15.
Miller has won his last two stats, allowing two runs in 13 innings with 16 strikeouts.
"All together we're just trying to find ways to win games and (manager Mike Matheny) is throwing out ...