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MIller battling for sixth win of the season against Braves' Harang

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By Dilip Vishwanat By Dilip Vishwanat

(BaseballStL) – In his last two outings, Shelby Miller hasn’t pitched longer than 5.1 innings. But despite the rough outings he's given his team a chance to win which means Miller is looking for his sixth win.

Saturday he’ll battle against 36-year-old veteran Aaron Harang.

Against the Braves, Miller doesn’t have much experience, only 54 total at-bats. He has given up a lone homer to Freddie Freeman.

The Redbirds on the other hand have had 138 at-bats against the Braves right hander. Harang is 4-3 on the season with a 2.98 ERA. Jhonny Peralta has 2 homers while Peter Bourjos, who was ejected from Friday’s game, also has a home run against Harang.

LaRussa’s new gig

Former manager Tony LaRussa has a new job in baseball and it isn’t with any of his former teams. Instead the 69-year-old has been hired as the Arizona Diamondbacks new Chief Baseball Officer.

The Diamondbacks made the announcement Saturday. As of Saturday, the Diamondbacks have a 16-28 record.

“The entire organization is obviously frustrated with the results on the field,” team CEO Derrick Hall said, “and we are looking to improve.”


Carpenter 3B

Wong 2B

Holliday LF

Craig RF

Molina C

Adams 1B

Peralta SS

Bourjos CF

Miller P


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