Miller (elbow) cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Memphis on Thursday, Jeff Jones of the Belleville News-Democrat reports. Miller was designated for assignment early in the week, but he'll remain with the Cardinals' organization for now after going unclaimed on waivers. It's not yet clear whether the 34-year-old's right elbow strain -- which he suffered in late September -- will affect his availability for spring training in 2022.
Miller (elbow) was designated for assignment by the Cardinals on Monday, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Miller sustained a right elbow strain late in the 2021 season and was unable to return for the NL Wild Card Game. The right-hander will now lose his spot on the 40-man roster after Jordan Hicks (elbow) was reinstated from the 60-day injured list Monday. Miller made 23 appearances with the Nationals and Cardinals in 2021 and posted a 6.16 ERA and 1.37 WHIP in 19 innings.
Miller landed on the 10-day injured list with a right elbow strain Saturday. The move ends Miller's regular season, as there are just nine days left on the schedule. He'll close the year with a 6.16 ERA in 19 major-league innings for the National and Cardinals. Whether or not he'll be in the mix to return for the playoffs remains to be seen, though it would have to be a very minor strain for him to make it back by the Wild Card Game.
Miller (1-0) fired a perfect eighth inning, earning the win over the Padres on Saturday. Miller entered the eighth inning with the Cardinals down a pair of runs. After he retired the side in order, St. Louis took the lead to set up Miller with the win. He has two scoreless appearances since returning from the injured list with an elbow injury. The 36-year-old has a 5.14 ERA and 1.29 WHIP with nine strikeouts in 14 innings this season.
Miller (elbow) was reinstated from the 10-day injured list Saturday. Miller had been on the injured list with right ulnar nerve irritation since Aug. 18, but he recently made a pair of rehab appearances and allowed two runs on three hits and no walks while striking out four in two innings. The right-hander has a 7.80 ERA in the majors this year and should pitch mainly in low-leverage situations.