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Team W-L L10 STRK
95-67 4-6 L4
90-72 7-3 L2
83-79 5-5 W1
71-91 4-6 W2
61-101 4-6 L1

2021 Pitching

STATS W
Wins
L
Losses
ERA
Earned Run Average
SO
Strikeouts
BB
Base on Balls (Walk)
WHIP
Walks and Hits Allowed Per Inning
Regular Season 0 0 4.75 40 16 1.58

Top Andrew Miller News

  • Cardinals' Andrew Miller: Scoreless frame in return

    Miller (foot), activated from the injured list earlier in the day, fired a perfect sixth inning in a loss to the Dodgers on Monday, recording a strikeout.

    The left-hander did need 23 pitches to get through a somewhat laborious inning, but the end result was certainly positive. Miller's up-and-down season includes his highest ERA (4.78) and WHIP (1.59) since 2011, so he's likely to continue operating in mostly low-leverage scenarios that will cap his fantasy value to a significant extent.

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  • Cardinals' Andrew Miller: Activated from injured list

    Miller (foot) was activated off the injured list Monday, Zachary Silver of MLB.com reports.

    Miller wound up missing the minimum 10 days while dealing with a blister on his left foot. He'll give the Cardinals an extra left-handed option in the bullpen down the stretch, though he's likely to finish the year without a save for the first time since 2013, as he owns a 4.94 ERA and 1.65 WHIP in 31 innings this season.

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  • Cardinals' Andrew Miller: Throws bullpen Saturday

    Miller (foot) threw a bullpen session Saturday without issues and could be activated during the coming week, the Associated Press reports.

    The left-hander went on the injured list with a left foot blister Aug. 28, and he appears to have a shot of being activated when first eligible Monday. Miller's standing in the bullpen hierarchy has taken a hit this season, but a player of his experience would certainly be valuable down the stretch run as the Cardinals make a postseason push.

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  • Cardinals' Andrew Miller: Goes on IL

    The Cardinals placed Miller on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a left foot blister, Jeff Jones of the Belleville News-Democrat reports.

    It's unclear whether Miller will be ready to return when eligible in early September or if he'll require a longer absence while his blister heals. The lefty has been an ineffective relief option lately, allowing seven runs on eight hits in his last six innings dating back to Aug. 12. Kodi Whitley was recalled from Triple-A Memphis to take Miller's place in the bullpen.

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  • Cardinals' Andrew Miller: Rocky road in August

    Miller has pitched to a 10.50 ERA, 1.67 WHIP and 1.5 HR/9 across the six innings covering his last six appearances.

    The sample covers all but one of Miller's August appearances and represents a notable downturn for the veteran left-hander, who's been progressively phased out of later-inning high-leverage opportunities as the season has gone on. Miller has just four holds in 2021, which ranks as his fewest in a non-shortened season in which he wasn't operating as a full-time closer since 2013.

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  • Cardinals' Andrew Miller: Solid in July

    Miller, who fired a scoreless two-thirds of an inning during which he allowed two hits and recorded a strikeout in a loss to the Reds on Friday, has a 2.45 ERA and two holds across his last six appearances.

    The veteran left-hander had a nice 10-day layoff in conjunction with the All-Star break, since his last first-half appearance came July 9. With 24 trips to the mound this season, Miller is nowhere near the 73-appearance pace he enjoyed in 2019, a drop which has helped lead to a modest four holds and zero decisions thus far on the campaign.

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  • Cardinals' Andrew Miller: Secures fourth hold

    Miller secured his fourth hold in a win over the Giants on Tuesday, allowing a hit and hitting a batter over one-third of an inning.

    Miller made his time on the mound a bit more difficult than he needed to, but he ultimately escaped unscathed. The veteran left-hander has been used to only get one out in each of his last three appearances, and he's sporting an 0.84 ERA and three holds over the 10.2 innings he's pitched since returning from the injured list in early June.

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  • Cardinals' Andrew Miller: Continues effective stretch Monday

    Miller fired a perfect eighth inning in a win over the Diamondbacks on Monday.

    The veteran left-hander was once again sharp, getting nine of his 13 pitches into the strike zone. Miller's efficient effort was par for the course since his return from the injured list at the beginning of June, as he now has an 0.93 ERA and 1.03 WHIP across his last eight appearances (9.2 innings).

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  • Cardinals' Andrew Miller: Effective in IL return

    Miller (toe), just activated from the injured list Thursday, fired 2.1 scoreless innings during which he allowed three hits, issued an intentional walk and recorded a strikeout in a loss to the Reds on Friday.

    Manager Mike Shildt wasted little time affording Miller a heavy workload after a month-plus on the shelf, and the veteran left-hander responded with an effective long-relief effort on a night where starter Kwang Hyun Kim exited after three innings due to lower-back tightness. Miller was encouragingly efficient as well, getting seven outs on just 24 pitches; factoring out his intentional walk of Tyler Stephenson, the southpaw got 16 of 20 offerings into the strike zone.

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  • Cardinals' Andrew Miller: Reinstated from injured list

    Miller (toe) was reinstated from the 10-day injured list Thursday.

    Miller's planned rehab start for Triple-A Memphis was rained out Tuesday, but he still threw a bullpen session and was cleared to return Thursday. The left-hander reportedly felt good during his rehab assignment and should be available out of the bullpen going forward.

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  • Cardinals' Andrew Miller: No firm activation date yet

    Miller (toe), whose planned rehab start for Triple-A Memphis was rained out Tuesday, instead threw a bullpen session but remains without a firm activation date, the Associated Press reports.

    The veteran left-hander's since-postponed Tuesday rehab appearance was likely to be his last before activation, but given the fact it never transpired, it appears the Cardinals may have mixed feelings on whether Miller is ready for a return without getting at least one more taste of game action. Miller's stay on the injured list has now spanned more than a month, as he was originally sidelined April 29.

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  • Cardinals' Andrew Miller: Final rehab appearance set

    Miller (toe), who started and fired a scoreless inning during which he allowed a walk and recorded two strikeouts in his third rehab appearance for Triple-A Memphis on Saturday, is due for a final outing with the Redbirds on Wednesday before potentially joining the Cardinals on Thursday, the team's official site reports.

    The veteran left-hander has been trying out new orthotics that are designed to aid his landing foot, and they appear to be working seamlessly for him during his rehab stint. Miller now has three innings under his belt with the Redbirds and manager Mike Shildt reports the reliever is "feeling good". If he remains free of setbacks in his final rehab appearance, there's a strong possibility Miller rejoins the big-league club during the home series versus the Reds that begins Thursday.

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  • Cardinals' Andrew Miller: Solid in first two rehabs

    Miller (toe) allowed an earned run on a solo home run, issued a walk and recorded three strikeouts across the two innings covering his two rehab appearances for Triple-A Memphis on Tuesday and Thursday.

    The veteran southpaw pitched a perfect inning in Tuesday's debut before allowing a solo shot to Gwinnet's Alex Jackson on Thursday. Miller worked up 21 pitches in the latter appearance and has been able to miss some bats, so there's a possibility he may be deemed ready for activation without the need for another appearance in the minors.

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  • Cardinals' Andrew Miller: Begins rehab assignment

    Miller (toe) will make a rehab appearance Tuesday with Triple-A Memphis and is also scheduled to pitch Thursday, Jeff Jones of the Belleville News-Democrat reports.

    The 36-year-old has been on the injured list since late April with a blister on his right toe, but he's on the cusp of rejoining the Cardinals. Miller could rejoin the active roster this weekend if all goes well during his rehab outings Tuesday and Thursday.

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  • Cardinals' Andrew Miller: Rehab assignment set

    Miller (toe) is slated to make a rehab appearance for Triple-A Memphis on Tuesday or Wednesday, the Associated Press reports.

    The veteran southpaw has been able to throw a couple of bullpens without issue in recent days, teeing up the next step in his recovery process. If Miller is able to enjoy similar success with his rehab appearance, he may be deemed ready for activation after a nearly one-month stay on the injured list.

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  • Cardinals' Andrew Miller: Throws bullpen Tuesday

    Miller (toe) threw a 25-pitch bullpen session Tuesday, Jeff Jones of the Belleville News-Democrat reports.

    Manager Mike Shildt described the bullpen session as "a positive, productive stride" for the veteran, who has been sidelined since April 29 with a toe blister. Miller struggled considerably to the tune of a 8.59 ERA in nine appearances before the injury, but he will remain one of the Cardinals' top left-handed relief options upon returning.

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  • Cardinals' Andrew Miller: Throws bullpen Sunday

    Miller (toe) threw a bullpen session Sunday, Jeff Jones of the Belleville News-Democrat reports.

    The 35-year-old landed on the 10-day injured list April 29 with a blister on his right toe, and Jones believes this is the lefty's first bullpen session since landing on the shelf. Miller is eligible to be activated from the injured list for Tuesday's series opener at Milwaukee, though it's unclear if he's expected to rejoin the active roster at that point.

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  • Cardinals' Andrew Miller: Sidelined with blister

    Miller was placed on the 10-day injured list with a blister on his right toe Thursday.

    Miller was hit around by the Phillies on Thursday, as he surrendered two earned runs on two hits. It's not clear whether the injury was hampering him at the time, though he'll now be sidelined until at least mid-May.

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  • Cardinals' Andrew Miller: Bounces back with clean outing

    Miller fired a perfect sixth inning during which he recorded a strikeout in a loss to the Phillies on Sunday.

    The left-hander had allowed four earned runs on seven hits and four walks over two innings across his previous three appearances, so Sunday's outing was a welcome respite for both Miller and fantasy managers. Miller has interspersed three perfect efforts overall among four appearances in which he's allowed at least one run, a mixed bag that leaves him with an unsightly 7.50 ERA and 2.33 WHIP across six innings thus far this season.

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  • Cardinals' Andrew Miller: Mixed bag in '21 debut

    Miller recorded three strikeouts but also allowed an earned run on three hits and hit a batter over one inning of relief in a loss to the Reds on Saturday.

    As his final line indicates, Miller's 2021 debut had a bit of everything mixed in. The big left-hander threw 25 pitches overall in a busy frame, getting 16 of those offerings into the strike zone. Miller projects for his usual seventh- and eighth-inning role this season after pitching to a 5.79 ERA and 1.50 WHIP across 4.2 innings in five spring appearances.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-7, 205 lbs
Birthplace: Gainesville, FL
Age: 36
School: North Carolina
Experience: 12
Bats/Throws: L, L