- Shelby Miller: Pseudo-Prospect
As a part of whatever their plan is, the Braves have reportedly made Shelby Miller available, and they're taking calls from almost everyone. Miller has three more years of team control, so
- Miller Time And Tropicana
A mixture of beer and orange juice is called a brass monkey. Occasionally, uncreative types will call it a beermosa. A mixture of Miller High Life and Tropicana orange juice is called disgusting
- Some Belated Thoughts on the Miller-Karns Deal
with plenty of years of control remaining, shortstop Brad Miller and starting pitcher Nate Karns. I agree with most of Dave Cameron's thoughts in the immediate wake the trade: one's opinion
- Erik Johnson & Kelby Tomlinson: Deep League Wire
As usual, the players listed in this space are typically better suited for mono leagues, and the ownership percentages are by way of CBS.
Erik Johnson / SP / Chicago White Sox / 7
- The Daily Grind: Thor, Flande, Adonis, Miller
Daily DFS - Syndergaard, Strasburg
GB / FB Splits
Tomorrow's Targets - Tillman, Shoemaker, Flande, Adonis, Miller
1. Daily DFS - Syndergaard, Strasburg
- Bradding Miller
Too big of a reach on the title?
As I tend to do on Sundays when considering a topic for my Monday post on shortstops, I was perusing the leaderboards and settled on Brad Miller as today's topic
- Miller's Tale
Spoiler Alert: We’re going to tell you two sentences from now where we come down on the subject of Brad Miller, enigmatic Mariner. Jump to the next paragraph if you don’t want to know until the end
- Shelby Miller, the Cutter, and Quality of Opposition
The past year has been a mixed bag for Shelby Miller. In these digital pages during 2014, Dave discussed him being broken during April, Eno postulated on whether he was fixed following the regular
- Buying High on Shelby Miller
Last year Shelby Miller had a sophomore slump that saw him be worth 0.5 WAR over the course of 31 starts, a very poor number for such a highly regarded prospect coming off of an impressive rookie
- Revisiting the Chris Taylor vs. Brad Miller Debate
to the start of the season, one player I was keeping a close eye on was Chris Taylor. Being stuck in a position battle with Brad Miller made him a questionable target, but I had confidence that he
- Brad Miller Puts On Weight, Results To Be Determined
% increase in bat speed," Nathan found, and that sort of bat speed increase can lead to an increase of 4.3% in batted ball distance.
And so this year, Mariners shortstop Brad Miller decided to put
- Yankees Flex Spending Power, Ink Andrew Miller
Miller would be worth Nick Markakis money. And now, Miller has been given Nick Markakis money, almost. He gets the same four years, but Miller's getting $36 million, not $44 million. This kind of contract
- Andrew Miller at Nick Markakis Money
about trying to figure out why Markakis got so expensive. The numbers we have don't exactly support the full commitment.
Later today, or maybe tomorrow, Andrew Miller is likely to sign with a team
- Quick Looks at DeSclafani, Miller and Greene
him up. In a small sample in 2014, he had a 25% K% and 0% BB% as a reliever (8.2 IP).
Why I watched: He just got traded.
Game(s) Watched: 9/23/13 vs Cubs
- Can The Braves Fix Shelby Miller?
The title of this post presupposes a few things -- that new Brave Shelby Miller is broken; that Shelby Miller can be fixed; that Shelby Miller has not yet been fixed; that some teams are more likely
- White Sox Sign Andrew Miller Lite(?)
, reports indicated that David Robertson is seeking a four-year deal in the mold of Jonathan Papelbon‘s $50MM contract, and the asking price on top lefty reliever Andrew Miller might not be much lower
- The Fascinating Jason Heyward/Shelby Miller Swap
in baseball fit that description as well as the St. Louis Cardinals, so while we didn't hear any pre-deal rumors of the deal that sent Shelby Miller and Tyrell Jenkins to Atlanta for Heyward and Jordan
- Braves, Cardinals Swap Jason Heyward, Shelby Miller
We'll get a full write-up on this deal up soon, but the Cardinals and Braves just made a fun trade, with the Braves shipping Jason Heyward and Jordan Walden to St. Louis for Shelby Miller and Tyrell
- Brad Miller Now Likes Striking Out
I made a decision while trying to win a championship last season which I didn't regret at the time, but now must deal with. I traded for Brad Miller. I didn't want him. He was a throw in for a trade
- Shelby Miller: Fixed?
that pitcher doesn't have any obvious checkmarks on the checklist? What do you say about Shelby Miller's up-and-down year so far?
Before I talk to any pitcher, I sketch out something like the following table
- Andrew Miller, Wade Davis and the Battle of the Bullpen Aces
of that because that’s exactly what I already did. Here's the top 10:
Dellin Betances, Yankees, 3.5
Wade Davis, Royals, 3.4
Andrew Miller, Orioles 2.2
Kelvin Herrera, Royals, 2.1
- Relative Waiver Wire: Brad Miller, Aaron Hicks
a time or three. Those players are unlikely to capture imaginations, although an automatic dismissal is often hasty.
2B/SS Brad Miller, Seattle Mariners
Ownership: CBS 23% | Yahoo! 30
- The Change: Carlos Carrasco, Shelby Miller, Trevor May
We call it The Change, but in today's case, we might have three instances where change looks like it's happened... but it hasn't. Is it possible that Carlos Carrasco, Shelby Miller and Trevor May
- Orioles Land Andrew Miller from busy Red Sox
Andrew Miller has been phenomenal for Boston this season. He has struck out over 40 percent of the batters he has faced, and has been death against both lefties (0.65 FIP, .194 wOBA allowed
- Royals are Foolishly Thinking about Lackey and Miller
found this cute little rumor:
#Royals and #RedSox could match up on a trade, as Kansas City reportedly likes Andrew Miller and John Lackey: http://t.co/Sw8ipEDAm6
— Chris Cotillo (@ChrisCotillo) July
- Pitch Movement Benchmarks
- Important Life Questions And Brad Miller
. I've been dealing with a lot of this philosophical life stuff recently, and it's been difficult.
I'm talking, of course, about Brad Miller, and it seems I'm not alone, as the baseball community
- Mixed League Waiver Wire: B.J. Upton, Brad Miller
to an inquiry about him indirectly, too see if they can still acquire him at a discount.
SS Brad Miller, Seattle Mariners
Ownership: CBS 32% | Yahoo! 29% | ESPN 3.8%
Eno and I talked about him on Tuesday
- Can You Trust Shelby Miller?
Shelby Miller looked broken after his first two starts of the year. Though it's tough to overreact to just two starts, Miller did come with some concerns entering the season. After struggling down
- Tightening Brad Miller's Leash
Brad Miller is no longer taking walks or getting hits. That’s obviously a problem, because it means he’s killing your team in average, failing to drive in runs and not getting on base to score runs
- Erik Bedard & J.B. Shuck: Deep League Waiver Wire
Erik Bedard / SP / Tampa Bay Rays
0 percent Yahoo / 0 percent ESPN / 1 percent CBS ownership
He’s back! After injuries to Matt Moore and Alex Cobb, the 35-year-old Bedard will join the Rays
- Shelby Miller Looks Broken
Last October, Shelby Miller became something of a mystery. After spending the year in the Cardinals rotation and developing into one of the league's best young hurlers, Miller became nothing more
- Will Erik Johnson Be Relevant?
He throws all four pitches, has solid velocity, a big solid frame, will begin the season in the White Sox rotation, and is a top 100 prospect. With all of that said, will Erik Johnson be worth
- Erik Johnson: Late Round Breakout Candidate
After five respectable outings in 2013, Erik Johnson will begin his rookie campaign as a relative unknown in the fantasy world. This season is just his third as a professional and his quick ascension
- Shelby Miller And Getting It Together
It’s almost as if at some point in 2012, someone attended one of Shelby Miller’s Triple-A outings and yelled, “Hey Shelby, get it together!”
Well, Miller has gotten it together, following up
- Shelby Miller Gets Married, Pedicures
Sharing space with the lawyers, doctors, and management consultants with quirky artisanal side businesses in this weekend's New York Times weddings section was Shelby Miller, who married his
- Breaking down Brad Miller for 2014
Believe it or not, when I solicited future shortstop topics last week, the name that came up the most was Brad Miller of the Seattle Mariners.
Don’t get me wrong, I like Miller just fine, and I
- White Sox Call Ups: Marcus Semien and Erik Johnson
confident that he can be a regular in the majors. His ISO numbers are not incredible in the minors, but for a middle infielder he packs an interesting combination of power and speed.
- Brad Miller and Chris Getz: MI Waiver Wire Help
that perfect guy you're looking for, but you might find someone who will stick for the duration of the season such as...
Brad Miller, SEA |SS| Ownership: ESPN - 20.9% Yahoo - 13.0% CBS - 40.0
- Brad Miller Is Worth Claiming
Unable to stomach Brendan Ryan and his .230 wOBA as the team's primary shortstop any longer, the Seattle Mariners have reportedly called up 23-year-old Brad Miller in an attempt to breathe some life
- How Shelby Miller Resembles the Model Starting Pitcher
. Certainly, you wouldn't expect to see his name linked to that of a right-handed young starter with basically two pitches. In terms of scouting reports, Cliff Lee and Shelby Miller don't have a whole lot
- Daily Notes: Feat. No Fewer Than Two Graphs in re Shelby Miller
and prized right-hander Shelby Miller.
Regarding Shelby Miller, His Performance to Date
Regarding Shelby Miller's performance to date, it wouldn't be inaccurate at all to characterize it as excellent
- Tony Cingrani, Shelby Miller and the Two-Pitch Approach
The rookies are taking over. After a handful of major-league starts, Tony Cingrani and Shelby Miller have exceeded early expectations. While they were never compared to each other in the minors, both
- Duane Kuiper Enjoys Jon Miller... and a Bottle of Pinot
Strange thing. There's something in here about Duane Kuiper typing in 'FanGraphs' on a computer and a revealing Jon Miller popping up with a bottle of Pinot Noir. I can't make heads or tails
- Q&A: Jon Miller, Hall of Fame Broadcaster
The voice is instantly recognizable. So is the easygoing style and depth of knowledge that makes him one of the best play-by-play announcers in baseball. No one calls a game quite like Jon Miller
- From Busch to Miller, Kyle Lohse Finds a New Home
he put together last season.
The move to Miller Park will also do the right-hander no favors. While Busch Stadium doesn’t rival PETCO Park or Target Field as a pitcher-haven, it is more forgiving
- 2013 Shortstop Tiers
- Tampa Bay Rays Bullpen: Depth Chart Discussions
- Video: Andrew Miller's Entire Sunday Appearance in 30 Sec.
Andrew Miller pitched for Boston on Sunday, March 3rd, 2013, against the New York Yankees. He threw 15 pitches and struck out all three batters he faced. His entire appearance lasted just three
- Can Ricky Romero Bounce Back?
- Ryan Dempster Moves East
- The Two Halfs of Carlos Beltran
- Marvin Miller's Legacy, and the Decline of Labor
; — Interview with Marvin Miller, 2008, after asking the Hall of Fame to stop nominating him
Since Marvin Miller's death, there has been a small but respectful chorus of voices calling for Miller's
- Moving On Up(ton)
- What I'm Thankful For
- The Power of Carlos Ruiz
- Jimmy Rollins' Maddening Season
- Evan Longoria: 2012 Disappointment
- Marco Scutaro: Season Review & 2013 Outlook
- Fernando Rodney: AL Reliever of the Year
- Daily Notes, Feat. a Summary of Shelby Miller's Debut
Table of Contents
Here's the table of contents for today's edition of Daily Notes.
1. A Brief Note Regarding the Regular Season
2. Summary: Shelby Miller's First MLB Start
3. Forthcoming Games
- Streaming AL Outfielders, Again
- Daily Notes, Featuring the Miller's Tale
. Today's Complete Schedule
Featured Game: Milwaukee at Washington, 13:05 ET
Regarding the Original Miller's Tale
In Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, a miller tells a story about a carpenter
- Shortstop Injuries: Tulowitzki, Rodriguez, Furcal
- Shortstop Updates: Martin Prado and Tyler Greene
- September Call-Ups: American League Bats
with Profar this season. Since no impact arms, like a Shelby Miller, are being called up in the AL we’ll stick to looking at some notable hitters for these final ~25 games.
- Shelby Miller's Debut, Animated
Cardinals right-hander Shelby Miller was ranked fourth overall among all prospects by our Marc Hulet on his preseason top-100 list and within the top 10 on most other lists of that sort. Despite
- Erik Bedard Walks the Plank
Erik Bedard is exactly the sort of pitcher a team signs to a one-year contract, and last December, the Pirates signed Bedard to a one-year contract worth $4.5 million. At the time, I'm guessing
- Todd Frazier and Will Venable Deserve Your Love
- Is Shelby Miller ready?
Yes. No. Maybe? I don't know. 2012 has been an enigmatic year for the 21-year-old Texan. After being rated highly coming into the year Shelby Miller is the not-so-proud owner of a 5.19 ERA
- Ben Zobrist: Shortstop Once Again
- Omar Infante Returns to Detroit
- Jed Lowrie: Injured Again
- A Messy Atlanta Shortstop Situation
- Shortstop Risers and Fallers: Jeter, Castro, Cabrera, Desmond
- Zim Bear Is Real
- Cheap Steals: Berry, Revere and Cabrera
- June Shortstop Tier Rankings
- Effective Andrew Miller Helping Boston's Bullpen
is the easiest way to change performance.
Among the replacements was former Miguel Cabrera trade bait Andrew Miller, who is finally starting to pitch like the sixth overall pick in the country is expected
- Shortstop Risers and Fallers: Theriot, Rollins and Aviles
- Jonathan Lucroy Injury Solutions
- The Dee Gordon Experience
- Jeff Niemann Replacements: Waiver Wire
- Spotted: Chris Sabo Jersey at Miller Park
Went to the Brewers-Reds game last night at Miller Park. Decent amount of Reds fans there in a modest crowd (27,000-ish).
Often, I make a point of taking noticing the most popular jerseys worn
- Lowrie and Ransom: Shortstop Waiver Wire
- Mike Aviles: Exceeding Expectations
- Shortstops: Surprises and Disappointments
- Moral Quandary: Can Erik Buy a Blue Jays Hat?
Editor at DRaysBay, contributor to RotoGraphs, and bearded gentleman Erik Hahmann has a tough question in these even tougher times: is he -- as someone who (a) cares about the Tampa Bay Rays
- Waiver Wire: Luke Scott and Jose Altuve
- Adam LaRoche: Waiver Wire Addition
- Shortstop Tiers: Breaking Them Down
- Shortstop News: Stephen Drew and Mike Aviles
- Cards at Second: Daniel Descalso to the Rescue?
- Shortstop Position Battle: Atlanta Braves
- Ottoneu Trade: Maybin for Prado, Who Won?
- Reader Mock Draft: Shortstop ADP Analysis
- Shortstops: ADP's Up In Here
- Marco Scutaro: Colorado Bound
- Seth Smith Heads West
- Injury Update: Nick Markakis
. If he’s not healthy the Orioles would likely turn to veteran Endy Chavez who hit .301 in 83 games with the Rangers last season. Another candidate is Jai Miller, who is with his fourth organization
- Atlanta's Shortstop Problem
- Jed Lowrie Heads West
- Mocking the Shortstops
- FanGraphs Audio: Sam Miller of the OC Register
about Sam Miller of the OC Register. In this episode, Sam talks at some length about the effects of the Albert Pujols signing. Also discussed: why not to write a novel, lowered expectations.
- Rafael Furcal Rejoins Cardinals
- Gamble on Erik Bedard
that a pseudonym for "Expensive Ronny Cedeno?" The Erik Bedard signing seems fit for ridicule, too. Looks like Charlie Morton will have a rehab buddy.
But that last one's not really fair. Pittsburgh
- Jose Reyes Lands In Miami
- Iannetta, Hernandez: Catchers On The Move
- Jaso, Lobaton and Molina: American League Catching Changes
- Clint Barmes Walks The Plank
- Aaron Hill: Desert Mirage?
- Hanley Ramirez: Keeper Conundrum
- 2012 Shortstop Keeper Rankings: Tier Four
- 2012 Shortstop Keeper Rankings: Tier Three
- Erik Bedard is Back
You can definitely call it a comeback. After three extremely injury-riddled seasons, Erik Bedard finally stayed relatively healthy in 2011. While he only threw 129.1 innings, Bedard managed to start
- 2012 Shortstop Keeper Rankings: Second Tier
- 2012 Shortstop Keeper Rankings: First Tier
- Jose Reyes: A Look to Next Year
- Surprises and Disappointments: Shortstops
- Shoppach and Peralta: Pick Six Values
- Playoff Waiver Wire: Sean Rodriguez
- Pomeranz and Dickey: Streaming Friday Starters
- Bourgeois, Revere, Campana: Streaming Steals
- Zobrist, Mauer, Rodriguez: 2012 Multi-Positional Players
- Reynolds, Gordon, Cuddyer: 2012 Multi-positional Players
- Nelson Cruz Replacements: Waiver Wire
- James Loney: First Basemen Gone Mad
- Troy Tulowitzki and Derek Jeter: Superheros
- Ryan Lavarnway: Welcome to the Show
- Ryan Raburn: Second Half Stud
- FanGraphs Audio: Sam Miller, OC Register
-- Bandied About!
Sam Miller, OC Register
Finally, you can subscribe to the podcast via iTunes or other feeder things.
Audio on the flip-flop. (Approximately 65 min play time.)
- No, Really, Add Yuniesky Betancourt
- Johnny Giavotella: Called Up
- Brett Lawrie: Now in the Majors, Eh?
- Hunter Pence and Michael Bourn: Trade Deadline Movers
- Todd Helton: Waiver Wire
- Shortstop Risers and Fallers
- The Criminally Underappreciated: J.J. Hardy
- Promoted: Mike Trout
. Trout was treating Double-A like his personal playground, hitting .330/.422/.544 with 9 HR and 28 SB in 336 PA.
Sam Miller of the Orange County Register points out that Trout is one of only
- Updated Shortstop Rankings - July
- Emergency Closers: Antonio Bastardo and Javy Guerra
- Waiver Wire: Appreciating Scott Baker
- Jesus Guzman and Andrew Miller: Mining the Minors
be a smart power and eligibility add in deep NL-only play. And of course, to keep his roster spot, he'll need to hit. But that's the one thing Guzman does well.
Andrew Miller, Red Sox SP/RP
- Andrew Miller's MLB Return
For a 26-year-old with an even 300 innings pitched in the majors, Andrew Miller has worn many labels throughout his career. He was a college ace at North Carolina and a top-10 pick by the Tigers
- Andrew Miller and The Art of the Dumpster Dive
Facing one of the worst offenses in baseball last night, Andrew Miller yielded 10 baserunners, became the first pitcher to give up a home run to Orlando Hudson all season, and walked away
- Jhonny Peralta: Welcome Back
- Bearish on Matt Joyce
- Shortstops: An Update On Futility
- Johnny Damon: Waiver Wire
- Brent Lillibridge: Deep League Waiver Wire
- Asdrubal Cabrera: I Believe In You
- Nick Blackburn and Jon Jay: Waiver Wire
- John Axford & Brandon League: Buy Low Candidates
- Josh Tomlin and Phil Humber: Ownership Quandries
- Matt Joyce is a Choice Bargain?
- Joel Pineiro and Rick Porcello: Waiver Wire
- Adam Lind: What's The Deal With That Guy?
- Updated Shortstop Rankings
- Derek Lowe: Sell High Candidate
- Chris Coghlan: Waiver Wire
- Ryan Madson: Closing Once Again
- Shortstop Risers and Fallers: Lowrie, Izturis, Rollins, Jeter
- Closers Update: Joe Nathan and Ryan Franklin
- AL Injury Updates: Peavy, Sizemore, Bailey
- Shortstops: Early Season Additions
- Waiver Wire: Longoria Replacements
- Random Thoughts on Shortstops
- Waiver Wire: Silva Cut, Morgan Traded
- The Ugly Truth: Shortstops After Ramirez and Tulowitzki
- AL Sophomore Starters: Davis and Matusz
- NL SP: Old Faces In New Places
- NL OF: Speedsters
- Closer Openings: Seattle and Tampa Bay
- 2011 Player Rankings: Shortstops
- $1 Second Basemen: Rodriguez, Espinosa, Hill
- Old Faces in New Places: Beltre and Reynolds
- Andrew Miller's Vesting Option
- I would also accept "sneakiest" - one yet. As first reported by Alex Speier, Boston struck a deal with Andrew Miller that essentially circumvents the waiver process.
Here's the basics - Miller
- Position Battles: First Base For the Rays
- $1 Catchers: Shoppach and Torrealba
- Sam Miller Is the Boss of Word Clouds
It's without a trace of chagrin that I reproduce in these pages -- despite it having already been produced in everybody else's pages -- Sam Miller's word cloud experiment from his Angels Blog
- Erik Hahmann Is Covering Hell Out Of Winter Meetings
There's no official contest for best coverage of basball's Winter Meetings, but if there were Erik Hahmann of DRaysBay would currently be winning it.
Regard, Exhibit One:
- Will Steinbrenner Beat Out Miller for HOF
of looking at the Veterans Committee vote, and specifically the absence of Marvin Miller from the Hall, the question comes down to either, “How can you not have Miller in the Hall of Fame?”, or “Miller’s
- Blinking Bourjos (with Erik Manning)
This past March, consummate Midwesterner (and contributor to like seven different websites) Erik Manning celebrated prospect Peter Bourjos via both the written and spoken word.
By his own
- What Should the Pirates Do at #2?
- Is Bryce Harper Worth the Money?
- A Reality Check From the Draft Hype
- National Soft-Tosser Association
- Fun with Shutdowns and Meltdowns
- Adam LaRoche and His Desert Walking Shoes
- Organizational Rankings: Current Talent - White Sox
- Andrew Miller's Iffy Future
Andrew Miller has two articles linked on his page. One directs to a RotoGraphs piece written by the Talented Mr. Bendix and clicking the other will lead to a detailed look at the tallest rotations
- Taking the Next Step: Peter Bourjos
- The Cardinals Weak Spot?
Trever Miller – 2.06 ERA, 3.45 xFIP
Blake Hawksworth – 2.03 ERA, 4.59 xFIP
Their best reliever looks to be a 37-year-old LOOGY, Trever Miller. Yeesh. Ryan Franklin was greatly benefited
- Frank Wren Likes Lottery Tickets
- Nationals Sign Jason Marquis
- What are the Cubs Doing?
- Rule 5 Recap
- LaTroy Hawkins a Brewer
- Wolf Signs with Milwaukee
new digs are less than friendly than what they were at Chavez Ravine. Dodger Stadium has a four-year HR/FB park factor of 95. Miller Park's is 106. Wolf could get away with some of his fly-balling ways
- Low-Hanging Fruit: Ryan Church
- Cardinals are Penny Wise
- The Market for Mark DeRosa
- Mariners Sign Figgins
- Braves Sign Saito, Insert Old Jokes Here
- The Reds' Bright Spot
- Running the Bases - Part 3: The Laggards
- Running the Bases - Part 2
- Running the Bases - Part 1
- NLDS Preview: St. Louis Cardinals
- The Tale of Three Overpaid Closers
- They Call Him Boog
- The Life of Brian's Fastball Part 2
- The Life of Brian's Fastball
- Fun with zMLE
- A Dose of Reality for Prospect Watchers
- Define Pretty Good
- Give Chase His Due
- Desmond Jennings is Good at Baseball
- Atlanta's Embarrassment of Pitching Riches
- Geovany Soto's Sophomore Jinx
- Other Fish
- Damon's New Digs
- Harden Claimed
- Wild Marmol
- Revisiting the Lidge Trade
- Happ-y Go Lucky?
- The Great Smoltz Debate Rages On
- Are First Round Draft Picks Overpaid?
- The Reinvention of Barry Zito
- Rangers Get Pudge
- Wakefield's Heir?
- A Holliday Surprise
- Erik Bedard's Torn Labrum
Bill Bavasi, the gift that keeps on giving. I will spare you the second line to that reference.
Today, it shines through truer than yesterday as the exploratory surgery on Erik Bedard's shoulder
- Dallas Defies Doubters
- Valuing the Harangutan
- The Evolution of Scott Feldman
- White Sox Steal Rios
- It's Curtains for the Giambino
- Carl Pavano to the Twins
- Resurgent Rox
- Brian Matusz Debuts
- Neftali Oh My
- Marlins Reel in Nick Johnson
- Rolen to Cincy
- Getting Nothing Dunn
- Reds Add Wlad
- Delicate Genius
- No, Really? Arroyo?
- More Than Just Throw-ins
- Holliday Time in St. Louis?
- Manny's Hollywood Moment
- Turning Two
- Breaking Up the Band
- The Felipe Lopez Trade
- The Glaus Question
- Erik Kratz, the All-Star
Erik Kratz is not a household name. Even if you follow Minor League Baseball on a regular basis you've probably never heard of him. He's never been at the top of the prospect lists for either
- Who Are You, Randy Wells?
- All-Star Game Thoughts
- Weekend Transaction Roundup
- A Long Hitting Streak Does Not a Prospect One Make
- The Blue Jays dump B.J. Ryan
- The Tony Pena-Brandon Allen Trade
- All About the Franklins
- Marquis de Blah
- Montero the Man Child
- Andy Marte is Not Dead
- The Quad-A All-Star Lineup
- No Really, Brandon Inge Should Be Your Tiger
- The Mark DeRosa Trade
- What's Wrong with Rollins?
- In Defense of Tony Sanchez
- What's Eating Max Ramirez?
- Colby Jack
- 2009 Impact Rookie: Adam Miller
What should we make of Adam Miller?
The right-handed pitching prospect has been frustrating the Cleveland Indians organization and its fans since he was selected out of a Texas high school
- Erik Bedard's Future in Seattle... or?
with Erik Bedard's future might or might not be. It is a fascinating case study for what was perhaps the best pitcher in the American League in 2007.
For the purposes of brevity, I am going to assume
- Miller Time in Florida
Andrew Miller may have been the unluckiest pitcher in baseball in 2008.
Miller posted a 5.87 ERA in 107 innings, and eventually earned a ticket back to triple-A. However, Miller’s BABIP was .346
- Erik Bedard's Labrum
Well, that's that. With the news now official that Erik Bedard has a tear in his labrum the book on his 2008 and perhaps even his Mariner career is closed.
The result of a protracted three month