Cardinals beat Giants 8-0 behind rookie Miller

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June 1st, 2013 by Ric Hanson

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Rookie Shelby Miller pitched seven shutout innings and backup catcher Tony Cruz hit two doubles and drove in a pair of runs, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to an 8-0 victory Saturday over the San Francisco Giants. It was the first game of a split doubleheader after being postponed from Friday. The Giants and Cardinals played a doubleheader in St. Louis for the first time since July 16, 1978.

Miller (6-3) scattered six hits, stranding seven runners. His ERA dropped to 1.82. Miller struck out seven with one walk. Matt Cain (4-3) fell to 0-3 at Busch Stadium with an 8.87 ERA in four starts.