Shelby Miller given extra rest

Updated: July 19, 2013, 9:57 AM ET
Associated Press

ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Cardinals are giving Shelby Miller an extended All-Star break in hopes they can count on the rookie having plenty left for September and beyond.

Everyone in the rotation is getting extra rest, including All-Star Adam Wainwright. No one's gap between starts is anywhere near as long as that of the 22-year-old Miller, who'll have 13 days before his next scheduled start Tuesday against the Philadelphia Phillies.

Miller is 9-6 with a 2.92 ERA in 104 2/3 innings, ...

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