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Justin Miller | Relief Pitcher

Team: Colorado Rockies
Age / DOB:  (28) / 6/13/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 215
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Justin Miller recorded his first career save with 1 2/3 scoreless innings Wednesday against the Diamondbacks.
Miller was brought into a 7-4 game in the eighth and left in once the Rockies made it 9-4. He's probably not going to be a candidate for additional saves. Sep 3 - 12:49 AM

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Rockies optioned RHP Justin Miller to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Miller had really struggled of late, allowing eight runs over his last five appearances. He'll be back when rosters expand.
Aug 23 - 2:10 PM

Rockies recalled RHP Justin Miller from Triple-A Albuquerque.

Miller has been up and down all season. The 28-year-old righty will pitch in middle relief for the Rockies.
Jul 28 - 4:56 PM

Rockies optioned RHP Justin Miller to Triple-A Albuquerque.

The Rockies needed to make room for John Axford. Miller made three appearances during his five-day stint with Colorado, holding opponents scoreless over 2 2/3 innings. The 28-year-old will continue to bounce back and forth between Albuquerque and Colorado.
Jul 4 - 6:41 PM

Rockies recalled RHP Justin Miller from Triple-A Albuquerque.

Miller has allowed one run over 4 1/3 relief innings for the big club this season. He'll be used in middle relief.
Jun 30 - 8:49 PM

Rockies optioned RHP Justin Miller to Triple-A Albuquerque.

He was the odd-man out with Rafael Metancourt returning to the Rockies bullpen. The 28-year-od posted a 2.08 ERA and 1.15 WHIP over 4 1/3 innings with the big league club. He should get another opportunity later in the summer.
Jun 26 - 8:44 PM

Rockies purchased the contract of RHP Justin Miller from Triple-A Albuquerque.

Miller has posted a cool 2.30 ERA, 1.13 WHIP, and 30/11 K/BB ratio in 27 1/3 innings this season between the Double-A and Triple-A levels. The 28-year-old right-hander should do well in a middle relief role.
Jun 17 - 5:53 PM

Rockies signed RHP Justin Miller to a minor league contract.

The 27-year-old hurler cracked the big leagues for the first time in 2014, posting a 5.11 ERA, 1.30 WHIP and 5/2 K/BB ratio over 12 1/3 innings with the Tigers. He'll function as organizational bullpen depth in Colorado.
Sat, Nov 22, 2014 01:36:00 PM

Tigers sent RHP Justin Miller outright to Triple-A Toledo.

Miller passed through waivers unclaimed and will continue to function as additional bullpen depth for the Tigers. There's a chance that he joins the team once rosters expand in September.
Sun, Aug 31, 2014 05:04:00 PM

Tigers designated RHP Justin Miller for assignment.

The move was done to free up a spot on the 40-man roster for Kyle Ryan who will start the nightcap of Saturday's doubleheader against the White Sox. Miller, provided he passes through waivers unclaimed, will continue to serve as additional bullpen depth in the minor leagues.
Sat, Aug 30, 2014 10:29:00 AM

Tigers optioned RHP Justin Miller to Triple-A Toledo.

Miller was only in the majors for a day and yielded three earned runs on a walk and five hits on Monday night against the Pirates. He has a 5.11 ERA in 12 1/3 innings this season at the major league level.
Tue, Aug 12, 2014 04:36:00 PM

Tigers recalled RHP Justin Miller from Triple-A Toledo.

Miller has registered a promising 1.45 ERA and 0.88 WHIP in 37 1/3 innings this season at Toledo. The righty should do well in a middle relief role for Detroit.
Mon, Aug 11, 2014 02:46:00 PM

Tigers optioned RHP Justin Miller to Triple-A Toledo.

Someone had to get the ax with Anibal Sanchez returning from the disabled list on Sunday, and Miller happened to be the casualty. The 26-year-old posted a 3.48 ERA, 0.97 WHIP and 5/1 K/BB ratio in 10 1/3 innings with the Tigers this season. He'll be back the next time that they need a bullpen arm.
Sun, May 18, 2014 05:19:00 PM

Tigers recalled RHP Justin Miller from Triple-A Toledo.

Miller had a 1.69 ERA in 5 1/3 innings with Detroit earlier this month. He will pitch in middle relief.
Sat, Apr 26, 2014 06:23:00 PM

Tigers optioned RHP Justin Miller to Triple-A Toledo.

Miller pitched very well during his four-game stint with the team, surrendering just one run (1.69 ERA) on four hits while striking out three. He'll likely be back to work in middle relief the next time the Tigers need a bullpen arm.
Sat, Apr 26, 2014 11:39:00 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Nick Hundley
2Dustin Garneau
3Michael McKenry
1B1Justin Morneau
2Ben Paulsen
3Wilin Rosario
4Matt McBride
2B1DJ LeMahieu
2Daniel Descalso
SS1Jose Reyes
2Cristhian Adames
3B1Nolan Arenado
LF1Corey Dickerson
2Kyle Parker
CF1Charlie Blackmon
2Brandon Barnes
RF1Carlos Gonzalez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jorge De La Rosa
2Kyle Kendrick
3Chad Bettis
4Chris Rusin
5Yohan Flande
6Jon Gray
7Jordan Lyles
8Tyler Chatwood
9Tyler Anderson
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1John Axford
2Boone Logan
3Scott Oberg
4Christian Friedrich
5Christian Bergman
6Gonzalez Germen
7Jairo Diaz
8Simon Castro
9Jason Gurka
10Miguel Castro
11Rex Brothers
12Adam Ottavino