Originally written on The Cardinal Nation blog  |  Last updated 5/11/13
As pretty much the entire baseball world knows by now, on Friday night, St. Louis Cardinals rookie right-hander Shelby Miller allowed a leadoff broken bat single before retiring the next 27 Colorado Rockies in order. I asked researcher Tom Orf to help put this almost-perfect game into perspective. St. Louis Cardinals, 0 walks, 13+ strikeouts Pitcher Date Tm Opp Rslt App,Dec IP H R ER BB SO Ray Sadecki 9/8/1965 STL PIT L 1-2 GS-7 ,L 7 7 2 2 0 13 Bob Gibson 4/11/1967 STL SFG W 6-0 SHO9 ,W 9 5 0 0 0 13 Bob Gibson 6/15/1968 STL CIN W 2-0 SHO9 ,W 9 4 0 0 0 13 Bob Gibson 1968-07-21 (1) STL NYM W 2-0 SHO9 ,W 9 7 0 0 0 13 Todd Stottlemyre 5/11/1998 STL MIL W 7-0 GS-8 ,W 8 2 0 0 0 13 Shelby Miller 5/10/2013 STL COL W 3-0 SHO9 ,W 9 1 0 0 0 13 In Cardinals team history, there were also three occurrences of no walks and 12 strikeouts, 11 with no walks and 11 K’s and 19 with 10. Complete game, 1 or 0 hitter, 0 walks, 13+ strikeouts, MLB histor...
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