Shelby Miller not only produced at the plate allowing two runs and six hits. He struck out nine and walked none.
The Redbirds, still with the best record in the majors, dropped back-to-back games for the first time since April 28-29.
In his second start for the Redbirds, rookie Michael Wacha gave up six runs in 4 2-3 innings.
Lance Lynn improved to 8-1 for the second consecutive season while becoming the third National League pitcher to reach eight wins.