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Brad Mills | Starting Pitcher

Team: Seattle Mariners
Age / DOB:  (31) / 3/5/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 188
Bats / Throws: Right / Left
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Mariners signed LHP Brad Mills to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Mills made one spot start for the A's in 2015 but otherwise remained stationed in the minor leagues. He is likely ticketed for the Mariners' Triple-A club. Thu, Dec 17, 2015 01:17:00 PM

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Athletics sent LHP Brad Mills outright to Triple-A Nashville.

Mills was up for a spot start Friday before being removed from the 40-man roster. He's cleared waivers and will stick around as a depth arm.
Mon, Aug 17, 2015 04:48:00 PM

Athletics designated LHP Brad Mills for assignment.

Mills pitched decently in a spot start on Friday, but was only with the club to fill in for Sonny Gray one time through the rotation. Provided he passed through waivers unclaimed, he'll continue to provide rotation depth at Triple-A.
Sat, Aug 15, 2015 03:13:00 PM

Brad Mills pitched decently in a spot start against the Orioles on Friday, allowing three runs on seven hits over his five innings of work.

Mills walked one and struck out one on the night. He hurled four scoreless innings to begin the ballgame, but Adam Jones connected on a three-run bomb in the fifth to inflict the damage against him. He was just filling in for Sonny Gray's turn through the rotation and will head back to Triple-A where he'll continue to provide organizational rotation depth.
Fri, Aug 14, 2015 11:52:00 PM

Athletics purchased the contract of LHP Brad Mills from Triple-A Nashville.

Mills will make a spot start on Friday in Baltimore but will likely be sent back down after the game, assuming Sonny Gray (back) is ready to take his next turn. The southpaw holds a 4.52 ERA over 22 starts for Nashville this season.
Fri, Aug 14, 2015 02:57:00 PM

Athletics manager Bob Melvin announced Saturday that Brad Mills will start Tuesday's spring opener.

Jesse Chavez will make his first start on Wednesday while veteran southpaw Barry Zito will start on Thursday. All three hurlers are looking to compete for one of the final spots in the A's Opening Day rotation, but could also earn a spot as a long reliever.
Sat, Feb 28, 2015 12:44:00 PM

Athletics signed LHP Brad Mills to a minor league contract.

Mills had a brief stint with the Athletics this season before finishing the year in the Blue Jays organization. The 29-year-old southpaw had a 2.01 ERA in 18 starts and two relief appearances in Triple-A this year and will function as rotation depth for Oakland.
Mon, Oct 27, 2014 04:32:00 PM

Brad Mills has elected free agency.

The 29-year-old southpaw hurled 20 2/3 innings at the Major League level between the Athletics and Blue Jays in 2014, compiling a 9.15 ERA, 1.94 WHIP and 19/11 K/BB ratio. With the ability to start and pitch in relief, there should be other squads willing to take a chance on him on a minor league deal.
Sat, Oct 4, 2014 03:59:00 PM

Blue Jays sent LHP Brad Mills outright to Triple-A Buffalo.

He's accepted the assignment rather than declaring free agency. The left-hander has put up a 9.15 ERA over 20 2/3 innings at the major league level this season.
Thu, Aug 14, 2014 07:14:00 PM

Blue Jays designated LHP Brad Mills for assignment.

It's the third time since the beginning of July (and the second time by the Blue Jays) that he's been designated for assignment. Mills will have the opportunity to declare free agency if he clears waivers.
Tue, Aug 12, 2014 07:11:00 PM

Blue Jays purchased the contract of LHP Brad Mills from Triple-A Buffalo.

After Sunday's 19-inning affair against the Tigers, the Blue Jays are in desperate need for a fresh arm or two in the bullpen. He owns a 7.85 ERA and 1.86 WHIP in 18 1/3 innings on the year.
Sun, Aug 10, 2014 09:58:00 PM

Blue Jays sent LHP Brad Mills outright to Triple-A Buffalo.

Mills had been designated for assignment on Wednesday. The left-hander has the option to choose free agency rather than accept the assignment.
Thu, Jul 24, 2014 11:45:00 PM

Blue Jays designated LHP Brad Mills for assignment.

As expected, the move clears a spot for Aaron Sanchez on the active roster. Mills was just claimed off waivers from the A's last week and could soon be on the move again.
Tue, Jul 22, 2014 03:15:00 PM

Brad Mills is expected to be designated for assignment by the Blue Jays on Tuesday.

The move will clear a spot for top prospect Aaron Sanchez, who is expected to join the team's bullpen. Mills was rocked for eight runs over two innings Monday night against the Red Sox.
Tue, Jul 22, 2014 02:34:00 PM

Making his Blue Jays debut, Brad Mills was pummeled for eight runs in two innings of relief by the Red Sox on Monday.

Mills had two quality starts in three tries for the A's before the Jeff Samardzija-Jason Hammel deal made him expendable; his one failure in that span was also against Boston. The Blue Jays merely paid the waiver price to bring him in last week, so one or two more bad outings and he'll likely be sent packing again.
Mon, Jul 21, 2014 10:01:00 PM

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