Shelby Miller

Shelby Miller

May 10, 2013: Shelby Miller allows a leadoff single, then retires the next 27 batters

A leadoff, broken-bat single by Eric Young Jr. proved to be the only flaw in an otherwise perfect game for 22-year-old right-hander Shelby Miller on May 10, 2013, as he retired 27 consecutive batters for a one-hit shutout and a 3-0 win over the Colorado Rockies. “It was a start I’ll remember the rest of […]

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Jason Heyward

Cardinals trade for Jason Heyward in wake of Oscar Taveras’s death

Just 22 days after outfielder Oscar Taveras passed away in an alcohol-related car accident in his native Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, the Cardinals traded away two young pitchers to obtain the player they hoped would take Taveras’s place as their right fielder of the future. On November 17, 2014, the Cardinals traded pitchers Shelby Miller

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