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Brad Miller

28-Year-Old Second Baseman – Milwaukee Brewers

2018 Stats

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.256

HR

5

RBI

22

R

16

SB

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2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

After delivering an unexpected 30-homer season in 2016, Miller came crashing back to earth in 2017, slugging a career-low .337 and hitting a measly .201 thanks to a career-worst 27 percent strikeout r...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 185   DOB: 10/18/1989   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Brad Miller Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $3.58 million contract with the Rays in January of 2017, avoiding arbitration.

June 23, 2018  –  Brad Miller News

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Brad Miller Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2011 21 A CLI 14 59 53 9 22 5 4 1 0 7 1 0 4 9 0 1 1 .415 .458 .528 .986
2012 22 A+ HIG 97 473 410 89 139 49 33 5 11 56 19 6 52 79 4 5 2 .339 .412 .524 .936
2012 22 AA JAC 40 170 147 21 47 13 7 2 4 12 4 1 22 26 0 1 0 .320 .406 .476 .882
2013 23 AA JAC 42 175 153 27 45 14 7 1 6 25 4 3 20 30 1 0 1 .294 .379 .471 .850
2013 23 AAA TAC 26 122 104 26 37 12 5 1 6 28 2 1 15 18 0 3 0 .356 .426 .596 1.022
2013 23 MAJ SEA 76 335 306 41 81 25 11 6 8 36 5 3 24 52 2 2 1 .265 .318 .418 .736
2014 24 MAJ SEA 123 409 367 47 81 29 15 4 10 36 4 2 34 95 3 3 2 .221 .288 .365 .653
2015 25 MAJ SEA 144 497 438 44 113 37 22 4 11 46 13 4 47 101 4 6 2 .258 .329 .402 .731
2016 26 MAJ TB 152 601 548 73 133 65 29 6 30 81 6 4 47 149 0 3 3 .243 .304 .482 .786
2017 27 A+ CHA 4 13 11 1 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 .273 .385 .545 .930
2017 27 AAA DUR 2 8 7 1 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .429 .500 .857 1.357
2017 27 MAJ TB 110 407 338 43 68 25 13 3 9 40 5 3 63 110 0 4 2 .201 .327 .337 .664
2018 28 A+ CHA 2 7 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .333 .429 .333 .762
2018 28 AAA COL 8 31 27 4 5 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 3 9 0 1 0 .185 .258 .296 .554
2018 28 MAJ MIL 2 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .250 .400 .250 .650
2018 28 MAJ TB 48 174 156 16 40 16 10 1 5 21 0 0 16 51 0 2 0 .256 .322 .429 .751
2018  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ MIL/TB 50 179 160 16 41 16 10 1 5 22 0 0 17 53 0 2 0 .256 .324 .425 .749
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3-Year Averages     135 500 441 53 104 41 21 4 16 55 8 3 52 120 1 4 2 .236 .317 .410 .727
Career  (View All)     655 2,428 2,157 264 517 197 100 24 73 261 33 16 232 560 9 20 10 .240 .314 .410 .724

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Brad Miller Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jun. 24 StL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .400 .250 .650
Jun. 23 StL 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .667 .500 1.167
Jun. 22 StL Did not play.
Jun. 6 @Was 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .322 .429 .751
Jun. 5 @Was 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .312 .414 .726
Jun. 3 @Sea 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .238 .308 .404 .712
Jun. 2 @Sea Did not play.
Jun. 1 @Sea 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .303 .399 .702
May. 31 @Oak 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .313 .413 .726
May. 30 @Oak Did not play.
May. 29 @Oak 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 .243 .308 .414 .722
May. 28 @Oak 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .309 .419 .728
May. 27 Bal 5 2 2 1 0 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .313 .425 .738
May. 26 Bal 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .310 .395 .705
May. 25 Bal 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .314 .408 .722
May. 24 Bos 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 .248 .316 .405 .721
May. 23 Bos 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .318 .407 .725
May. 22 Bos 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .321 .410 .731
May. 20 @LAA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .315 .397 .712
May. 19 @LAA Did not play.
May. 18 @LAA 5 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .325 .411 .736
May. 17 @LAA 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .314 .402 .716
May. 16 @KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .310 .402 .712
May. 15 @KC 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .321 .418 .739
May. 14 @KC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .306 .406 .712
May. 13 @Bal 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .314 .419 .733
May. 12 @Bal 5 2 2 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .317 .433 .750
May. 12 @Bal 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .313 .376 .689
May. 11 @Bal 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .315 .383 .698
May. 9 Atl 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .307 .377 .684
Last 7 Games 12 1 6 3 0 0 4 2 4 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .571 .750 1.321
Last 14 Games 35 3 10 4 0 1 7 4 15 0 0 0 1 2 .286 .350 .486 .836
Last 30 Games 87 8 24 7 1 2 10 7 32 0 0 0 1 3 .276 .326 .448 .774
Brad Miller Minors Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jun. 22 Iowa 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jun. 21 Iowa 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jun. 19 Salt Lake 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .400 .333 .733
Jun. 18 Salt Lake 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 .000 .400 .000 .400
Jun. 17 Salt Lake 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 1.000 1.250
Jun. 16 Salt Lake 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Jun. 15 Las Vegas 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000
Jun. 14 Las Vegas 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Last 7 Days 14 2 1 0 0 0 1 3 5 1 0 0 1 .071 .222 .071 .293
Last 14 Days 27 4 5 0 0 1 2 3 9 1 0 0 1 .185 .258 .296 .554
Last 30 Days 27 4 5 0 0 1 2 3 9 1 0 0 1 .185 .258 .296 .554

Brad Miller: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 36 7 6
2017 98 10
2016 39 105 1 1 7
2015 11 2 89 35 15 20 6 10
2014 13 2 107 1
2013 13 3 68

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Brad Miller: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 4
2018 1 2 6

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Brad Miller Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018353130.257.343.621
201782112110.220.378.679
201611083142.227.373.682

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018125134190.256.448.784
2017256327295.195.324.659
20164386527674.247.509.812

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20185453100.204.426.749
2017174206213.201.345.683
20162773822493.249.552.866

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018106112120.283.425.749
2017164233192.201.329.644
2016271358323.236.410.705
Brad Miller vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Brad Miller Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2011 21 A CLI 59 53 6.8% 15.3% 0.44 83% .489 .113
2012 22 A+ HIG 473 410 11% 16.7% 0.66 81% .394 .185
2012 22 AA JAC 170 147 12.9% 15.3% 0.85 82% .364 .156
2013 23 AA JAC 175 153 11.4% 17.1% 0.67 80% .333 .177
2013 23 AAA TAC 122 104 12.3% 14.8% 0.83 83% .373 .240
2013 23 MAJ SEA 335 306 7.2% 15.5% 0.46 83% .294 .153
2014 24 MAJ SEA 409 367 8.3% 23.2% 0.36 74% .268 .144
2015 25 MAJ SEA 497 438 9.5% 20.3% 0.47 77% .307 .144
2016 26 MAJ TB 601 548 7.8% 24.8% 0.32 73% .277 .239
2017 27 A+ CHA 13 11 15.4% 15.4% 1.00 82% .333 .272
2017 27 AAA DUR 8 7 12.5% 25% 0.50 71% .500 .428
2017 27 MAJ TB 407 338 15.5% 27% 0.57 67% .265 .136
2018 28 A+ CHA 7 6 14.3% 14.3% 1.00 83% .400 .000
2018 28 AAA COL 31 27 9.7% 29% 0.33 67% .222 .111
2018 28 MAJ MIL 5 4 20% 40% 0.50 50% .500 .000
2018 28 MAJ TB 174 156 9.2% 29.3% 0.31 67% .343 .173
2018  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ MIL/TB 179 160 9.5% 29.6% 0.32 67% .346 .169
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3-Year Averages     500 441 10.4% 24% 0.43 73% .285 .174
Career     2,428 2,157 9.6% 23.1% 0.41 74% .288 .170

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Brad Miller Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
1B 2018 302.3 -4 30 -2 0 -1 0 -1 0 0 0 0
2B 2018 32 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Brad Miller    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.32 BB/K
WEAK
9.5% BB Rate
GOOD
29.6% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.749 OPS
WEAK
.324 OBP
WEAK
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.256 AVG
WEAK
.346 BABIP
HIGH
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.425 SLG
WEAK
.169 ISO
AVERAGE

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

Miller was sent to the Brewers from the Rays in exchange for Ji-Man Choi and cash considerations Sunday.

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Miller was designated for assignment by the Rays on Thursday, Steve Carney of 620 WDAE reports.

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Miller could be removed from the 40-man roster when the Rays formally select Jake Bauers' contract from Triple-A Durham ahead of Thursday's game against the Mariners, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Miller entered Tuesday's loss to the Nationals as a pinch hitter in the eighth inning and delivered a two-run double in his only at-bat.

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Miller went 1-for-3 with an RBI double and a walk in Sunday's loss to the Mariners.

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Miller will start at first base and bat sixth Sunday against the Mariners, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.

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Miller isn't in Wednesday's lineup against the Athletics, Juan Toribio of The Athletic Tampa Bay reports.

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Miller (face) is starting at first base and hitting leadoff Tuesday against the Athletics, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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Miller was scratched from Monday's lineup against the Athletics with a facial contusion, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

Miller exploded for a career season in 2016, posting personal bests in doubles (29), triples (six), homers (30) and RBI (81). He also handled a move away from his shortstop position graciously after the acquisition of Matt Duffy, and he heads into the spring as the starting first baseman. He saw encouraging bumps in several other metrics as well, including HR/FB (20.4 percent), which he nearly doubled over the previous season, and hard contact rate, which he raised from 30.3 percent to 35.1 percent. It will be intriguing to see if the power surge was simply an outlier or a harbinger of things to come for Miller, who'd previously topped out at 11 homers in 2015. It's notable that his strikeout rate also saw a rise in 2016, with his 24.8 percent figure last season representing a career high, so Miller has room for offering even greater fantasy production if he can make even just a slight improvement in his contact rate.

2016

Miller still strikes out too much (20.3% rate last year) and doesn't make good contact (77 percent), but he turned in a promising year at the plate last season. His 37 extra-base hits ranked ninth among AL shortstops while his 13 stolen bases ranked sixth. Most of his damage came against right-handers as he found himself in a platoon much of the season, posting an .803 OPS against righties vs. a .513 OPS against left-handers. His biggest weakness, though, is in the field. So much so, the Mariners transitioned him to the outfield when his defense at shortstop finally became too much of a liability. He wasn't very good as an outfielder, either. Nevertheless, he gets a fresh start this season as he was shipped to Tampa Bay in November, where he'll return to shortstop. Unless he figures out lefties quickly, he could find himself in a platoon again, but the Rays will likely have more patience with his defense.

2015

Miller entered last season with much optimism after a promising rookie campaign that saw him knock 25 XBH in 76 games. He won the starting shortstop job in spring over the since-departed Nick Franklin but couldn't carry that over to the regular season. He was under the Mendoza Line well into June until a two-week hot streak dug him out of that hole, barely. But he quickly returned to form and by late July lost his starting job to callup Chris Taylor. After a solid strikeout rate (15.5 percent) as a rookie, Miller couldn't stop whiffing last year. His strikeout rate spiked to 23.2% while his contact rate dropped to 74 percent. In 61 more at-bats than in 2013, he posted just four more extra-base hits. He will have to win the starting job in spring training again, assuming the Mariners don't upgrade at shortstop before then. Taylor has a better glove, but Miller has a much more potent bat, potentially at least.

2014

Miller began last season at Double-A Jackson, was promoted to Triple-A Tacoma by late May and a month later found himself in Seattle for good. The quick rise was partly due to his crushing both of his minor-league stops and partly due to the Mariners' desperation for a shortstop who could produce more than the all-glove, no-bat Brendan Ryan. The left-handed Miller held his own as the team's leadoff hitter, flashing league-average power with a .153 ISO and mirroring his solid minor-league contact and strikeout rates. His walk rate dipped dramatically to 7.2 percent, which caused his OBP to take a big hit, however. He'll look for improvement in that area in 2014, as he will with his defense at shortstop, which is a work in progress.

2013

Seattle's 2011 second-round pick, Miller has excellent plate discipline, though he does not project for much power. He handled High-A High Desert last season (.931 OPS) before a promotion to Double-A Jackson where his bat proved not to be just a product of the hitter-friendly California League. He could end up moving from shortstop where he struggled with range and errors last season. But the Mariners are getting quite a backlog at second base (Dustin Ackely, Nick Franklin), so a position switch isn't necessarily a given even though that's the conventional wisdom.