Miley (5-2) tossed five scoreless innings Monday to earn the win over the Reds, allowing five hits with two strikeouts and no walks. Miley struggled to throw strikes at times, but he induced a whopping 12 groundball outs to help keep the visitors off the board. Although he allowed multiple baserunners in three consecutive innings at one point, he was able to buckle down each time to end the threat before any real damage was done. This strong outing continues an excellent run of form for Miley, who's now allowed two earned runs or fewer in seven straight starts to lower his ERA to 2.08 on the season. He's next scheduled to take the ball Sunday against the Pirates.
Miley will start Monday against the Reds, Todd Rosiak of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. Miley was originally lined up to start Sunday's series finale against the Pirates, but he'll switch places in the rotation with Jhoulys Chacin. The southpaw will now face the Reds, who he has fared well against in two starts this season, posting a 1.35 ERA and 0.90 WHIP with 10 strikeouts across 13.1 innings.
Miley (4-2) allowed two runs on four hits and three walks across five innings Monday to earn the win over the Cubs. He recorded one strikeout. Miley faced a steady stream of baserunners as he issued multiple walks for the first time in over a month, but 11 groundball outs helped him limit the damage. He allowed runs in the first and fifth innings before exiting the game and watched as the bullpen put in a strong effort to preserve his fourth win. Miley showed a bit of the wildness that's plagued him at times throughout his career, but he's kept those issues in check this season and still holds a solid 1.19 WHIP to go along with his sparkling 2.23 ERA. The left-hander will next take the ball this weekend against the Pirates.
Miley (3-2) allowed one run across six innings Tuesday to earn the win against the Cubs, allowing three hits with five strikeouts and no walks. Miley went without issuing a walk for the first time this season and induced nine groundball outs as he kept a prolific offense at bay. He allowed a run on a throwing error in the second inning, but be was quite adept at limiting baserunners the rest of the way. This quality start continues a strong run of form for Miley, who's now allowed two earned runs or fewer in 11 of his 12 starts this season. The left-hander will take a sterling 2.12 ERA into his next scheduled start against this same Cubs club.
Miley allowed one run on five hits and one walk while striking out six over 7.1 innings. He didn't factor into the decision Thursday against Cincinnati. Miley sailed through six scoreless frames before ultimately allowing a run in the seventh to tie the game 1-1. The Brewers would go on to win the ballgame in extras. The 31-year-old was efficient in his most recent performance, tossing 68 of 105 pitches for strikes as he managed to work deep into his outing. He's been one of Milwaukee's more dependable starters this season when healthy, posting a 2.18 ERA and 1.25 WHIP with 39 punchouts through 57.2 innings (11 starts).