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Shelby Miller

25-Year-Old Pitcher – Arizona Diamondbacks

2016 Stats

W-L

1-6

ERA

7.09

WHIP

1.86

K

30

SV

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Miller's first two seasons feel miles apart despite only a 0.68 difference in ERA. His strikeouts plummeted, his walks spiked, and he likely wouldn't have maintained his 3.74 ERA without a .256 BABIP....

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2016 ADP:  166.66

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (SP): Hidden

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STATUS:  15-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Finger     EST. RETURN:  6/11/2016
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 225   DOB: 10/10/1990
BORN: Houston, TX   COLLEGE: None  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Shelby Miller Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $4.35 million deal with the Diamondbacks in January 2016, avoiding arbitration.

May 27, 2016  –  Shelby Miller News

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Miller (finger) was placed on the 15-day disabled list Friday.

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Shelby Miller Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2009 18 A QUA 2 2 0 3.0 5 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 6.00 2.33
2010 19 A QUA 24 24 0 104.1 96 43 7 140 33 7 5 0 0 0 3.71 1.24
2011 20 A+ PAL 16 9 0 53.0 40 17 2 81 20 2 3 0 0 0 2.89 1.13
2011 20 AA SPR 16 16 0 86.2 72 26 2 89 33 9 3 0 0 0 2.70 1.22
2012 21 AAA MEM 27 27 0 136.2 138 72 24 160 50 11 10 0 0 0 4.74 1.38
2012 21 MAJ STL 6 1 0 13.7 9 2 0 16 4 1 0 0 0 1 1.32 0.95
2013 22 MAJ STL 31 31 1 173.3 152 59 20 169 57 15 9 0 0 0 3.06 1.21
2014 23 MAJ STL 32 31 1 183.0 160 76 22 127 73 10 9 0 0 0 3.74 1.27
2015 24 MAJ ATL 33 33 2 205.3 183 69 13 171 73 6 17 0 0 0 3.02 1.25
2016 25 MAJ ARI 10 10 0 45.7 56 36 10 30 29 1 6 0 0 0 7.09 1.86
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3-Year Averages     32 31 1 187.2 165 68 18 155 67 10 11 0 0 0 3.27 1.24
Career  (View All)     112 106 4 621.0 560 242 65 513 236 33 41 0 3.51 1.28

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats

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Shelby Miller Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
May. 24 @Pit 5.0 8 6 6 1 4 3 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 7.09 1.86
May. 18 NYY 5.7 10 3 3 1 2 5 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 6.64 1.80
May. 13 SF 5.7 7 3 3 1 2 2 0 1 0 L 0 0 0 6.94 1.74
May. 7 @Atl 6.0 4 2 2 1 2 1 1 0 0 W 0 0 0 7.36 1.77
May. 1 Col 3.7 4 3 3 0 4 3 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 8.49 1.97
Apr. 26 StL 5.0 5 5 5 1 4 6 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 8.69 1.93
Apr. 21 @SF 2.0 1 2 2 0 5 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 8.59 1.98
Apr. 16 @SD 1.7 2 2 2 0 3 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 8.53 1.82
Apr. 10 ChC 5.0 7 4 4 2 2 6 0 1 0 L 0 0 0 8.18 1.64
Apr. 5 Col 6.0 8 6 6 3 1 2 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 9.00 1.50
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 5.4 IP/G
16.3 25 12 12 3 8 10 0 1 0 0-3 0 0 0 6.61 2.02
Last 30 Days
6 Games:  Avg. 5.2 IP/G
31.0 38 22 22 5 18 20 1 1 0 1-5 0 0 0 6.39 1.81
Last 60 Days
10 Games:  Avg. 4.6 IP/G
45.7 56 36 36 10 29 30 1 3 0 1-6 0 0 0 7.09 1.86

Shelby Miller Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2016120112033605.340
2015422723510019410.262
201435056387312210.238

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20169519923205.277
20154389938832213.214
201441471358717212.235

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201631.0050241586.971.81
2015107.33901023852.431.22
2014100.3450604073.411.29

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201614.711061427.361.98
201598.0380693583.671.28
201482.76406733154.141.26
Shelby Miller Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2009 18 A QUA 2 2 3.0 6.00 6.00 1.00 0.00 71.4% 6.00 3.87 .436
2010 19 A QUA 24 24 104.1 12.10 2.85 4.24 0.61 70.5% 3.71 2.42 .367
2011 20 A+ PAL 16 9 53.0 13.75 3.40 4.05 0.34 74.1% 2.89 1.82 .357
2011 20 AA SPR 16 16 86.2 9.29 3.45 2.70 0.21 76.7% 2.70 2.72 .312
2012 21 AAA MEM 27 27 136.2 10.57 3.30 3.20 1.59 70.7% 4.74 4.48 .337
2012 21 MAJ STL 6 1 13.7 10.54 2.63 4.00 0.00 1.08 84.6% 92.7 MPH 1.32 1.96 .285
2013 22 MAJ STL 31 31 173.3 8.78 2.96 2.96 1.04 0.95 79.4% 93.7 MPH 3.06 3.82 .292
2014 23 MAJ STL 32 31 183.0 6.25 3.59 1.74 1.08 1.07 74.4% 93.5 MPH 3.74 4.60 .262
2015 24 MAJ ATL 33 33 205.3 7.50 3.20 2.34 0.57 1.57 77% 94.1 MPH 3.02 3.51 .294
2016 25 MAJ ARI 10 10 45.7 5.91 5.72 1.03 1.97 1.22 65.3% 92.5 MPH 7.09 6.70 .318
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Rest Of Season     0 18 110.7 6.12 3.71 1.65 1.01 73.2% 3.88 4.54 .267
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3-Year Averages     32 31 187.2 7.45 3.22 2.31 0.87 76.6% 3.27 3.87 .283
Career     112 106 621.0 7.43 3.42 2.17 0.94 75.8% 3.51 4.09 .286

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2016 Stat Review for Shelby Miller    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2015 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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1.03 K/BB
TERRIBLE
5.91 K/9
POOR
5.72 BB/9
TERRIBLE
92.5 MPH Fastball
GOOD
2.0 HR/9
TERRIBLE
1.22 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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7.09 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.86 WHIP
TERRIBLE
6.70 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.318 BABIP
HIGH
65.3% Strand Rate
LOW

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Shelby Miller: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Miller (finger) will likely go on the disabled list Friday, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports.

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Miller is scheduled to start Sunday against the Padres, but plans could change as the team seeks to evaluate if Miller is completely healthy, MLB.com reports.

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Miller (1-6) took the loss in Arizona's 12-1 defeat at the hands of the Pirates on Tuesday, surrendering six runs on eights hits and four walks while striking out just three in five innings.

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Miller (1-5) took the loss against the Yankees on Wednesday night, allowing three runs, 10 hits and two walks while striking out five over 5.2 innings.

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Miller (1-4) made just one major mistake Friday, but it cost him as he allowed three runs on seven hits over 5.2 innings in a loss to the Giants. He also struck out two and walked two.

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Miller (1-3) allowed two runs on four hits and two walks while striking out one over six innings to earn the win Saturday against the Braves.

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Miller is not in danger of having his next start skipped or being removed from the rotation, Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic reports.

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Miller lasted just 3.2 innings in Sunday's start against the Rockies, allowing three runs on four hits and four walks. He struck out three as his record dropped to 0-3.

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2016

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2015

In November, Miller was sent to Atlanta as part of the Jason Heyward trade, a move that could help the talented righty who's still just 24 years old. Miller was solid again in his second full season as a major leaguer, starting 31 games and posting a 3.74 ERA and striking out 127 batters across 183 innings. His underlying numbers are less impressive, however, as he was helped by a .256 BABIP and a 76.9% LOB percentage, slightly lower than his career norms. His 4.47 xFIP is not inspiring, but he is still very young and Atlanta has always had success in developing pitchers, so the change of scenery could be just what he needed. Unfortunately, the loss of Heyward from the outfield won't do Miller any favors as he's a bit of a flyball pitcher (0.97 GB/FB). Miller should still have a fairly safe floor and a decently high ceiling for 2015, making him a worthy gamble if the price is right.

2014

Miller started the season on fire as one of baseball's best pitchers over the first few months of 2013. Even after cooling a bit in the second half, Miller finished the season with excellent numbers, striking out 169 batters in 173.1 innings and carrying a 3.06 ERA. He struggled with walks at times, but at age-23, he's still capable of ironing out those issues. Miller's mysterious disappearing act during the playoffs led many to speculate that the young flame-thrower might be traded during the offseason, but Miller remains with the team heading into the spring and projects to be a mid-rotation starter for the Cards in 2014.

2013

One of the best pitching prospects in all of baseball, Miller struggled at times with Triple-A Memphis last year, but he had a nice stint with the Cardinals late in the year, including a six-inning scoreless gem on the season's last day. Miller will be given every opportunity to win a job in the rotation this season, and given his stuff, he could be at the top of that rotation within a few years. You might look at his 4.74 ERA and 1.38 WHIP with Memphis and wonder what the big deal is, but check out the 160:50 K:BB ratio in just 136.2 innings. It might already be too late to get him at a good price.

2012

St. Louis may inexplicably give the ball to Kyle Lohse every fifth day, but they have a pitcher down in Springfield that is probably better than Lohse right now. Miller, the top prospect in the St. Louis system, and arguably the top pitching prospect in all of baseball, may get a shot at making the rotation out of spring training, but he's far more likely to pitch in the minors at least for a few more months. His walk rate could use a little work, as it increased a little when he advanced last year, but everything else is already major-league ready. Buy him now before it's too late.

2011

The Cardinals are clearly being cautious about their top draft pick in 2009, but at 19 he put up a dominating 140:33 K:BB ratio in 104.1 IP for Low-A Quad Cities last year, so it won't be long before they start feeling the pressure to bring him up. A .367 BABIP contributed to his not-so-noteworthy ERA and WHIP, so his numbers could improve this year even if he doesn't. He's going to advance quickly, so pick him up in keeper formats while you still can.

2010

Miller was the Cardinals' first-round pick out of high school last year. He's big and throws very hard, but at just 19, he has a long way to go before he reaches the majors. He'll probably spend all of 2010 in Low-A, working on his command.