Andrew Miller RUMORS & NEWS

  • Yankees' Aroldis Chapman, Andrew Miller haven't discussed awkward closer change

    Newark Star-Ledger "Andrew Miller said all the right things when his manager, Joe Girardi, told reporters Aroldis Chapman would take over as the team's closer when Chapman returned from suspension. Miller also said all the right things when it actually happened. But the two? They haven't talked about it,..." May 16

  • Abbott offers to teach Yankees' Miller how to 'glove switch'

    The Score "New York Yankees reliever Andrew Miller has been cleared to pitch by a hand specialist despite having a fractured right wrist, but there may be another solution to the lanky southpaw's early injury woes. Jim Abbott, who pitched parts of 10 seasons in the majors despite not being born with a..." April 03

  • Miller cleared to pitch by hand specialist

    The Score "One day after stating his intent to pitch through a fractured right wrist, New York Yankees interim closer Andrew Miller reportedly received medical clearance. Miller visited hand specialist Dr. Patrick Owens in Miami, and was given the go-ahead to pitch without surgery, according to Jack Curry..." April 01

  • Yankees closer Andrew Miller leaves after taking line drive to wrist

    SI "Yankees closer Andrew Miller left Wednesday’s spring training game against the Braves after taking a line drive off the right wrist. He will undergo an X-ray and CT scan, general manager Brian Cashman said. According to reporters on the scene, Miller was hit by a Willians Astudillo batted..." March 30

  • Andrew Miller to close during Aroldis Chapman’s suspension

    Hardball Talk "Sometimes things in the news are shocking. Something they are not. This is one of those latter deals: Brian Cashman said this morning that Andrew Miller was “absolutely” going to be the Yankees’ closer while Aroldis Chapman serves his 30-game suspension." March 02

  • How Andrew Miller is handling no longer being Yankees closer

    New York Post "Andrew Miller is ready to hand the title “Yankees closer” to Aroldis Chapman for a more undefined bullpen role. But the switch won’t exactly mean uncharted territory for the veteran lefty. “It wasn’t that long go that I did long-guy one day and I’d get an out in a tie game in the eighth inning..." February 11

  • Yankees should look to Mets to deal Andrew Miller, Brett Gardner for potential ace

    New York Daily News "As impactful as the Yankees’ new three-headed bullpen monster of Aroldis Chapman, Dellin Betances and Andrew Miller might be in 2016, I believe GM Brian Cashman would trade Miller if such a deal could bring back a high-end starting pitcher. Finding a trade that makes sense on both sides is the..." January 07

  • Andrew Miller on Aroldis Chapman: 'I'm not stupid, he's a heck of a pitcher'

    CBS Sports "Earlier this week, the Yankees landed Aroldis Chapman in a somewhat controversial trade with the Reds. Controversial because of Chapman's recent domestic violence incident, which is still being investigated by MLB. GM Brian Cashman admitted the price was too good to pass up though. The Yankees,..." December 31

  • Yankees GM has no plans to trade Miller, Betances

    MLB.com "Andrew Miller seemed to pass every closing test with flying colors this past season, converting 36 of 38 save opportunities in his first crack at the job, but the left-hander could be heading back to a setup role following the Yankees' acquisition of Aroldis Chapman. General manager Brian..." December 29

  • What do the Yankees want for Andrew Miller?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said his asking price in a potential trade involving his elite closer, Andrew Miller, wouldn't change because of Aroldis Chapman's domestic assault allegations. Instead, Cashman said, the club has known all along what it would expect in return for the..." December 11

  • Astros, Dodgers Discussing Andrew Miller With Yankees

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Astros and Dodgers are showing interest in Yankees lefty Andrew Miller, Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports on Twitter. Those clubs have long seemed like possible fits, but the involvement of the latter is particularly notable given that the Dodgers had been lined up to acquire Aroldis..." December 09

  • What it would take to pry Miller or Gardner from Yankees

    New York Post "Brian Cashman has predicted it is more likely than not Andrew Miller and Brett Gardner remain Yankees. But that does not mean he has reeled them in from the trade market. The Astros, who tried to sign Miller last offseason, remain interested in the closer. The Yankees are said to be asking a..." December 07

  • Yankees' self-imposed financial restrictions could cost team Gardner, Miller

    Fox Sports "Here’s the problem with the Yankees trading left fielder Brett Gardner: Their only other athletic position players are shortstop Didi Gregorius and outfielders Jacoby Ellsbury and Aaron Hicks. The Yankees need more such players, not less. But they also need controllable starting pitching, and..." November 23

  • Yankees GM Cashman willing to listen to offers for closer Andrew Miller

    CBS Sports "Yankees GM Brian Cashman has signaled he's willing to talk about just about anyone in trade, and while it's a long shot, that apparently even includes star closer Andrew Miller. Other teams say Miller's name is out there a bit, though even they wonder how serious the Yankees are about..." November 09

  • Reliever of the Year awards go to Melancon, Miller

    MLB.com "Mark Melancon of the Pirates and Andrew Miller of the Yankees were named respective recipients of the Trevor Hoffman National League Reliever of the Year and Mariano Rivera American League Reliever of the Year Awards presented by The Hartford, as the gradual rollout of sanctioned 2015 Major League..." October 29

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    MLB @MLB

    .@a_miller48 named AL Reliever of the Year, @Mark_Melancon_ wins NL award, presented by @TheHartford. pic.twitter.com/w4F1mcv36b

  • Miller a solid contender for Reliever of the Year

    MLB.com "The award is named for a Yankees reliever who loved closing games so much, he cried on the mound when teammates came out two years ago to remove him from the game for good. Now Mariano Rivera himself is leading a group of the most elite closers of all time who are deciding which 2015 relievers..." October 22

  • Could the overuse of Dellin Betances and Andrew Miller be a concern for Yankees?

    Baseball Essential "The combo of Dellin Betances and Andrew Miller out of the bullpen has been crucial to the New York Yankees success this year. They have been able to shut down opponents and keep tight leads late in games. But has skipper Joe Girardi been overusing them? Some people believe this will hurt the..." September 14

  • What’s causing Andrew Miller’s sharp Yankees plummet?

    New York Post "Because he spent almost a month on the disabled list with a strained left flexor muscle and the math hasn’t been as good since returning, Andrew Miller was asked if the two situations are related. The left-handed closer said they aren’t, but admitted it hasn’t been smooth lately. “I am..." August 16

  • Yankees' Miller to be activated Wednesday, will reclaim closer's job

    The Score "The New York Yankees are poised to welcome back a pair of key contributors just in time for their second-half pursuit of a playoff spot. Andrew Miller will be activated from the disabled list Wednesday after missing nearly a month with a strained muscle in his left forearm, manager Joe Girardi..." July 07

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    Bryan Hoch @BryanHoch

    Andrew Miller threw 20 pitches off the mound today. Larry Rothschild said there is a possibility he returns before the All-Star break.

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    Bryan Hoch @BryanHoch

    Andrew Miller update: he will play catch on Wednesday. #Yankees

  • Yankees closer Andrew Miller could miss up to a month, warns GM Brian Cashman

    New York Daily News "Andrew Miller could miss as much as a month as he recovers from a strained forearm muscle, Yankee GM Brian Cashman said Thursday, which leaves the club’s bullpen without one of its dynamic duo. “Miller will be shut down for about two weeks, then start a throwing program,” Cashman said. “I..." June 12

  • Why the Yankees can survive the loss of Andrew Miller

    New York Post "The Yankees were unlucky to lose Andrew Miller to the disabled list after he had pitched as well as any closer in baseball. But they’re lucky to have an in-house replacement in Dellin Betances who has been even better. With Miller not expected to throw for two weeks, Betances likely will move..." June 11

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    Bryan Hoch @BryanHoch

    Girardi: Andrew Miller going to DL with strained muscle in forearm. Dellin Betances will slide in as the regular closer.

  • Andrew Miller signs with the Yankees for four years, $36 million

    Hardball Talk "Miller had been seeking that four year deal and he got it, and now he slots in nicely in the Yankees’ bullpen. As either a 1-2 punch with Dellin Betances or a 1-2-3 punch with Betances and David Robertson, should the Yankees look to load up on bullpen arms and re-sign their closer. " December 06

  • Orioles not among teams jockeying for Andrew Miller

    Baltimore Sun "Free-agent left-handed reliever Andrew Miller, who dominated for the Orioles down the stretch run and throughout the postseason, is negotiating seriously with eight to 10 teams. And, according to an industry source, the Orioles are not one of them. Since the beginning of free agency, the..." November 24

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Free agent Andrew Miller already has multiple offers of at least 3 years, source says; increasingly likely he will sign a 4-year deal.

  • Andrew Miller seeking four-year contract, has interest in return to Boston

    Mass Live "Shorten the game to six innings and make it to the World Series. The strategy used by the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants last season is considered the "flavor of the month," one agent said Wednesday at the general managers meetings in the Arizona Biltmore Hotel. The Boston Red..." November 13

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    Jeff Passan @JeffPassan

    Source: Orioles LHP prospect Eduardo Rodriguez going to Boston for Andrew Miller.

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    Bob Nightengale @BNightengale

    The #Redsox are getting swarmed with offers for LHP Andrew Miller, but pricetag remains high. Exec: Once he's dealt, dominos will fall.

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    Jerry Crasnick @jcrasnick

    The #tigers are making a big push for Andrew Miller, says a source.

  • Red Sox avoid arbitration with Andrew Miller

    WEEI Boston "According to an industry source, the Red Sox and left-hander Andrew Miller, who had a gap of $600,000 between what the team had offered ($1.55 million) and what the reliever had requested ($2.15 million) through arbitration, settled on a one-year, non-guaranteed deal for 2014 for just over $1.9..." February 16

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    Nick Cafardo @nickcafardo

    Andrew Miller out for year with ligament damage in foot. Having surgery.

  • Red Sox lefty Andrew Miller will need season-ending surgery

    Boston Herald "Already seeking to settle the roles in their in-flux bullpen, the Red Sox were dealt a big blow today when lefty Andrew Miller learned he will need season-ending surgery to repair ligament damage in his left foot. Miller had a 2.64 ERA in 37 appearances for the Red Sox and had emerged as one of..." July 08

  • Red Sox reliever Miller placed on DL; Aceves back up

    ESPN Boston "Red Sox reliever Andrew Miller was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left foot injury and will fly back to Boston on Sunday night for further tests. The team recalled right-hander Alfredo Aceves from Triple-A Pawtucket to fill his roster spot. X-rays came back negative on the top of..." July 07

  • Miller's injury toughest moment in a tough night for relievers

    Boston Herald "A Red Sox bullpen that has spent much of the season under siege was once again front and center last night in a 9-7 loss to the Angels, with concern focused on left-hander Andrew Miller. Alex Wilson failed to protect a four-run lead in the ninth. Closer Koji Uehara blew a save when Brandon..." July 07

  • Andrew Miller cuts down hitter but doesn’t cut his hair

    Boston Globe "It was a question that had to be asked of Red Sox relief pitcher Andrew Miller. What’s with all the hair? The lefthander looks like a cleaner — and taller — version of the character Tom Hanks played in the film “Castaway.” Miller has shoulder-length hair and a bushy beard that hasn’t seen..." March 06