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Shelby Miller threw six shutout innings. And still didn't get the win.

Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports

Shelby Miller threw six shutout innings.

Shelby Miller threw six shutout innings.

Shelby Miller threw six shutout innings.

Nope, it still doesn't look anything but incredibly strange, no matter how many times I write it down. But it's true. For probably the first time this year, this was the Miller we expected, as he delivered his best outing of the year against a good Orioles line-up, who still have everything to play for. After getting out of a nasty jam in the first inning, eventually leaving the bases loaded, Miller largely cruised from there until the bottom of the sixth, when he had men on second and third with one out, but prevailed to keep the shutout intact.

There wasn't much offense to speak of for Arizona, who got RBI hits in the first and second innings from Jake Lamb and Jean Segura respectively. Chris Owings notched a pair of hits, but this was far more of a pitcher' duel than anyone would have expected. However, Enrique Burgos allowed a run in the eighth, then Daniel Hudson blew the save with a leaf-off home-run in the ninth. He unraveled from there, and it took a play at the plate to avoid being walked-off. Zack Godley worked a scoreless 10th and (just) 11th, but Matt Koch couldn't follow suit, and the third Orioles home-run of the night ended the game in their favor.