KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 20 (UPI) --
Wade Miley and two relievers teamed up for seven-hit shutout Sunday and the Arizona Diamondbacks squeezed past Kansas City 2-0 in an interleague game.
Miley (5-1) allowed three runners to reach third base but pitched out of trouble each time, scattering six hits and a pair of walks while striking out three.
The rookie left-hander won his second start in a row, lowering his ERA 2.14.
David Hernandez tossed a scoreless eighth and J.J. Putz racked up his ninth save as the Diamondbacks took the rubber match of a three-game interleague set.
Justin Upton and John McDonald each drove in a run Arizona.
Royals starter Nate Adcock (0-2) absorbed the hard-luck loss, yielding one run on five hits over five frames.
Jeff Francoeur went 4-for-4 for Kansas City.
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