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Miller lifts Cardinals; Cubs lose in 13th

Published: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 12:31 a.m. CST
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Cardinals starting pitcher Shelby Miller throws during the first inning Monday against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park in Washington.

Yadier Molina drove in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning, backing Shelby Miller’s strong start Monday, and the St. Louis Cardinals returned to the site of their Game 5 NLDS victory last season with a 3-2 victory over the Washington Nationals.

Allen Craig added a two-run double in the third for the Cardinals.

Miller (3-1) struck out eight in 6 2/3 innings, allowing two runs and four hits.

Reds 5, Cubs 4, 13 inn.: Jay Bruce hit a tying double and scored on Cesar Izturis’ two-out single in the 13th inning, rallying Cincinnati to a victory that gave Chicago its fourth straight loss.

Luis Valbuena hit a two-run homer in the top of the 13th off Alfredo Simon (2-1) for a 4-2 Cubs lead.

Michael Bowden (0-1) couldn’t hold it, as Izturis’ single to left sent the Reds to their seventh victory in eight games on their homestand.

Indians 3, White Sox 2: Asdrubal Cabrera hit a clutch two-run single in his return to the lineup and the Indians used a throwing error by reliever Matt Thornton to rally for a victory in Chicago.

Justin Masterson (4-1) pitched seven effective innings as Cleveland won its third straight.

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