Justin Miller

#60 RP / Colorado Rockies / EXP: 2YRS Height: 6-3 Weight: 215 lb Age: 28 College: None Bats/Throws R/R

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    • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

      Rockies RP Justin Miller suffers blown save in loss to D-Backs Thursday

      Rockies reliever Justin Miller was charged with a blown save and his third loss of the season after yielding four runs while recording just two outs in Wednesday's 8-6 loss to the Diamondbacks. The Rockies entered the bottom of the seventh inning clinging to a two-run lead, but after retiring the first two batters with relative ease, Miller imploded. He first gave up an inside-the-park homer by Phil Gosselin, then surrendered an infield single, a base hit, and a two-run double, in succession before getting the yank. The poor outing was quite uncharacteristic for Miller, who gave up just one run and two hits while striking out 18 batters over 12 innings in September. The Rockies will likely write off Thursday's blowup as an aberration and continue to deploy him in the late innings.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Rockies remove John Axford as closer, going with committee

      The Rockies have made a change in the back-end of their bullpen. Manager Walt Weiss has removed John Axford from the closer's role, after he record his fifth blown save of the season, and fourth in a row on Thursday. "I had a conversation with John a little earlier and I told him I was going to get him out of that ninth inning for a little bit and let him catch his breath," Weiss said Friday, per The Denver Post. Axford, who once saved 46 games in a season, got off to a blazing start in 2015. He had converted each of his first 12 save opportunities and gave up just one earned run over his first 20 appearances. But he has struggled lately, posting a whopping 12.15 ERA over his past nine outings. "I'm not so bullheaded as to say that I want to pitch in the ninth inning and that's how it has to be," Axford said. "I have pitched in other innings and I've had success in other innings. A lot of my success has come in the ninth, but that's also where some of the pain comes. "Stepping away definitely could be beneficial. It's worked before for me. It worked in 2012." Weiss indicated he will likely go with a closer-by-committee approach, with the likes of Rafael Betancourt, Tommy Kahnle and Justin Miller as potential ninth-inning options. "We have a few different options down there, so it will probably come down match-ups and who is available," Weiss said. "So there will be a few different guys throwing at the end."

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Rockies recall trio of players from Triple-A on Tuesday

      Following the recent trade of Troy Tulowitzki to Toronto, the Rockies have shuffled their roster a bit on Tuesday. They have recalled infielder Christian Adames , right-hander Justin Miller and left-hander Aaron Laffey from Triple-A. Adames has not appeared in the big leagues yet this season, but he owns a .296/.342/.416 slash line with 16 doubles and seven home runs in 86 games with Alburquerque. Miller made eight relief appearances for the Rockies earlier this season, posting a 1.29 ERA over seven innings of work. Laffey, an eight-year veteran, pitched 2 1/3 innings in a relief outing earlier this year. He is 2-3 with a 4.78 ERA in 58 1/3 innings with the Isotopes.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Rockies' John Axford returns from inactive list; Justin Miller optioned

      The Rockies have reinstated reliever John Axford from the Family Medical Emergency list, the team announced on Saturday. Axford had been away from the team since Tuesday. Right-hander Justin Miller was optioned to Triple-A to clear a spot on the 25-man roster.

    • by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

      Rockies recall pitchers Justin Miller, Yohan Flande

      The Rockies recalled right-handed pitcher Justin Miller and left-handed pitcher Yohan Flande to the 25-man roster, according to MLB.com. These moves were made after placing pitcher Christian Bergman on the disabled list due to right shoulder fatigue and moving pitcher John Axford on the temporary inactive list.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Rockies RP Justin Miller sent to Triple-A on Friday

      To clear room on the 25-man roster for the returning Rafael Betancourt, the Rockies have optioned reliever Justin Miller to Triple-A on Friday. Miller was called up last week and made five relief appearances, allowing one earned run in 4 1/3 innings.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Rockies recall RP Justin Miller from Triple-A on Wednesday

      The Rockies have summoned reliever Justin Miller from Triple-A Colorado Springs on Wednesday, according to MLB.com. Miller was signed as a free agent this past offseason, and has split this season between Double-A and Triple-A. Overall this year, Miller owns a 2.30 ERA over 27 1/3 innings in the Rockies' system. The Rockies have yet to announce a correpsonding move, though pitcher Jordan Lyles was moved to the 60-day DL to clear room on the 40-man roster.

    • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

      Tom Murphy, Rosell Herrera among first batch of Rockies' cuts

      Catcher Tom Murphy and outfielder-infielder Rosell Herrera were among the first batch of cuts for the Rockies on Saturday, per MLB.com. The team reassigned right-handed pitchers Justin Miller , Jose Ortega, Jorge Rondon and Gus Schlosser; left-handed pitchers Buddy Boshers, Yohan Flande and Jason Gurka.

    • by Brandon Wise | Staff Writer

      Rockies sign trio of players to minor-league contracts Thursday

      The Rockies have signed left-handed pitcher John Lannan, right-handed pitcher Justin Miller and catcher Audry Perez to minor-league contracts. Each of the players also received an invitation to the team's spring training. Lannan made five appearances in 2014 with the Mets, going 1-0 with a 15.75 ERA. He was also a member of the Nationals from 2007-2012, where in 2009 he threw 206 1/3 innings, going 9-13. Miller made eight appearances for the Tigers in 2014, posting a 5.11 ERA with five strikeouts while Perez appeared in just one game last year with the Cardinals.

    • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

      Rockies sign five pitchers to minor league contracts

      Looking to add pitching depth in the minors, the Rockies signed pitchers Jose Ortega, Justin Miller, Brett Marshall, Aaron Laffey and John Lannan to minor league contracts.

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