Shelby Miller RUMORS & NEWS

  • Shelby Miller Looking Early on to Be One of Worst MLB Trades in Decades

    Bleacher Report "Shelby Miller could throw a no-hitter in his next start. He could rip off a streak of run-suppressing dominance and propel the Arizona Diamondbacks to the top of the National League West standings. Those things could happen, and if they do, what you're about to read will seem silly and alarmist..." May 05

  • Dave Stewart says Shelby Miller feeling pressure to live up to trade

    ESPN "Shelby Miller is still without a win a month into his time with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The team's general manager thinks the right-hander is putting too much pressure on himself after being the centerpiece of a major December trade. Diamondbacks general manager Dave Stewart told SiriusXM MLB..." May 02

  • D-Backs GM: Miller feeling 'pressure' of blockbuster trade

    The Score "When you get traded for the kid taken first overall in the MLB draft less than seven months earlier, you're bound to feel a bit of pressure to perform for your new club. According to Diamondbacks general manager Dave Stewart, such is the case for Shelby Miller, who owns an 8.69 ERA in five..." May 01

  • Shelby Miller forced to play left field after D-Backs run out of players

    CBS Sports "Thanks to an ejection and the general wackiness of extra innings, the Diamondbacks ran out of players in the 13th inning of Sunday night's loss to the Pirates (PIT 12, ARI 10). Zack Greinke came up with a pinch-hit infield single in the 12th, then was replaced by pinch-runner Shelby..." April 25

  • Diamondbacks' Shelby Miller: Avoids arbitration with Diamondbacks

    CBS Sports "Miller agreed to a one-year, $4.35 million deal with the Diamondbacks on Friday, avoiding arbitration, Yahoo! Sports' Jeff Passan reports. The centerpiece of the most talked about trade of the offseason, Miller will be expected to help anchor Arizona's rotation behind Zack Greinke. " January 15

  • Report: Braves trade Shelby Miller to Diamondbacks

    SI "The Atlanta Braves have agreed to trade pitcher Shelby Miller to the Arizona Diamondbacks, according to Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. Outfielder Ender Inciarte will head to Atlanta in exchange for Miller, Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports. Miller joins the newly-signed Zack Greinke in a..." December 09

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: #DBacks agree to acquire Shelby Miller from #Braves, pending a review of medical records.

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    Mark Bowman @mlbbowman

    There are indications the D-backs have moved their attention away from Shelby Miller. But multiple other teams remain interested. #Braves

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    Gordon Wittenmyer @GDubCub

    Source: Cubs close to deal for Shelby Miller. Braves would get Baez (after talks shifted from Soler).

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    Jerry Crasnick @jcrasnick

    It's looking more and more like #Braves will hang onto Shelby Miller. They've received a ton of hits, but are not shopping him.

  • Yankees’ talks on Shelby Miller dormant with ‘no’ on Big 3 prospects

    New York Post "Hal Steinbrenner not wanting to add significant dollars to an already bloated Yankees payroll means free-agent starters Wei-Yin Chen and Jeff Samardzija likely aren’t landing in The Bronx. And because GM Brian Cashman remains adamant about keeping prospects Aaron Judge, Luis Severino and Gary..." December 03

  • How Braves have baseball’s alphas by throat on Shelby Miller

    New York Post "The Red Sox’s signing of David Price removed an ace from the marketplace at a time when multiple clubs were looking for a top-of-the-rotation figure. Zack Greinke remains in free agency, and there just might be a financial tug-of-war between the heated rival Dodgers and Giants. But that will..." December 02

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    #Braves keep trying for #DBacks’ Pollock, sources tell me and @jonmorosi. Initial offer was S. Miller for Pollock straight up. AZ said no.

  • Shelby Miller market is hot; Luis Severino, Marcell Ozuna are linked

    CBS Sports "Young righthander Shelby Miller is creating quite a feeding frenzy on the trade market, and it's to the point it's got to be record interest for a pitcher who went 6-17. Of course, by now we know pitchers' won-loss records aren't a very useful tool in deciphering a pitcher's value. And that is..." November 30

  • Giants discussed Miller, Teheran with Braves

    The Score "The San Francisco Giants won the World Series in 2010, 2012, and 2014. With an even year ahead, they may be in line for another title and would like to acquire some pitching to help in their pursuit. San Francisco discussed pitchers Shelby Miller and Julio Teheran with the Atlanta Braves,..." November 22

  • Giants, Dodgers Have Expressed Interest In Shelby Miller

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Giants and Dodgers have “checked in” on Braves righty Shelby Miller,’s Buster Olney reports on Twitter. We already heard recently of interest from another NL West club, the Diamondbacks, though those talks apparently did not progress (Twitter link). It’s not entirely clear at this..." November 19

  • Braves, D-Backs discussed deal involving Miller, Pollock

    The Score "A number of players on the Atlanta Braves' roster have had their names surface in trade rumors, and Shelby Miller can now add his to the list. The Braves and Arizona Diamondbacks discussed the idea of a trade for the right-hander, reports Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. Rosenthal goes on to say..." November 18

  • Shelby Miller snaps 24-start winless streak

    NBC Sports "Pitcher wins are stupid, but players do seem to put some stock in them. And so Braves starter Shelby Miller can finish his 2015 season with some positive vibes. The right-hander held the Cardinals scoreless over eight innings in the first half of a doubleheader Sunday afternoon at Turner Field,..." October 04

  • Braves' Miller sets franchise record with 23rd straight winless outing

    The Score "Luck is not on Shelby Miller's side. The Atlanta Braves right-hander made history on Monday, and not the kind to be proud of. Miller set a franchise record when he left Monday's contest against the New York Mets with his team down 2-0, as it marked his 23rd consecutive start without a..." September 22

  • Shelby Miller’s winless streak extended to 20 games

    Hardball Talk "Braves starter Shelby Miller lasted only 4 1/3 innings against the Nationals on Saturday night, allowing seven runs on seven hits and three walks with four walks. The poor start extends Miller’s winless streak to 20 games. He last won on May 17 in Miami against the Marlins. The lack of wins..." September 06

  • Cardinals trade Shelby Miller to Braves for Jason Heyward

    USA Today "In a surprise move, the Atlanta Braves traded outfielder Jason Heyward and pitcher Jordan Walden to the St. Louis Cardinals for pitchers Shelby Miller and Tyrell Jenkins. The 25-year-old Heyward was a first-round pick in 2007 and has won two Gold Glove awards. In 2014, he hit .271 with 11 home..." November 18

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Cardinals still could acquire Jon Lester, but that may require giving up Shelby Miller, who is currently in the rotation.

  • Cardinals tell Orioles they won't trade Shelby Miller for J.J. Hardy

    CBS Sports "The Orioles and Cardinals had trade talks revolving around Shelby Miller and J.J. Hardy, but St. Louis told Baltimore there's no deal to be made. There'd been some buzz that the Cardinals might consider moving Miller despite his brilliant rookie campaign and immense talent, but there was no..." November 13

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    Finalists for NL Rookie of the Year (alphabetically): Jose Fernandez, Marlins; Shelby Miller, Cardinals; Yasiel Puig, Dodgers.

  • Series ends with Miller remaining idle

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Cardinals put rookie Shelby Miller in a role they never hoped to use this postseason, and, in self-fulfilling fashion, got their wish. Miller, a 15-game winner during the regular season, went so long without pitching in these playoffs that Cardinals manager Mike Matheny conceded before..." October 31

  • Miller waits for his turn to pitch in World Series

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "A starter who still seeks to find some way to contribute to the Cardinals’ postseason run rookie Shelby Miller captured the odd contradiction of his current role standing outside of the team’s dugout before Game 6 of the National League championship series. “Hopefully” Miller said “they don’t..." October 20

  • Shelby Miller shuts down Brewers, Cards win 4-2

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "What starter Shelby Miller was able to do with 6 2/3 scoreless innings Tuesday night against Milwaukee made sure the Cardinals’ first hit of the game was the only hit he needed. How he did it could be even more important. After a season searching for this kind of feel and efficiency the..." September 11

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    Norm Sanders @NormSanders

    RT @KMOXWheeler: Cards announce: x-rays on Shelby Miller's elbow were negative. #stlcards

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    Derrick Goold @dgoold

    #cardinals rookie Miller says "I know I won't miss a start." Feels better today than if he had pitched he says. Saw doc today. #StLCards

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    Kevin Wheeler @KMOXWheeler

    Cards announce: x-rays on Shelby Miller's elbow were negative.

  • Cards lose 13-4 to Dodgers, Miller leaves with injury in first inning

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "It was tough from the second pitch. The ball lined straight off the bat of Dodgers leadoff hitter Carl Crawford at Shelby Miller’s pitching elbow forcing the Cardinals rookie starter out of the game with a right elbow contusion. Following a brief inning of relief from rookie reliever Michael..." August 08

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    Troy Renck @TroyRenck

    Shelby Miller smoked in back of elbow w line drive. Leaving game.

  • Shelby Miller leaves game after line drive strikes right elbow

    CBS Sports "Cardinals rookie starting pitcher Shelby Miller was forced from his Wednesday night start after just two pitches. He was struck squarely on the right elbow by a line drive off the bat of Dodgers leadoff man Carl Crawford. Miller a right-hander was immediately tended to by manager Mike Matheny..." August 07

  • The young and the rested: Miller shines

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Cardinals rookie Shelby Miller looked at the 13-day hiatus assigned between his starts as an opportunity to clear his head and control his fastball. The midsummer break was the mental refresh button he needed, he said, but at no point during his side sessions did he feel in command of that..." July 24

  • Miller throws extra in search of fastball

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "With a few throws left over from his abbreviated start Friday night against the Oakland Athletics, rookie Shelby Miller threw an extended bullpen session Sunday morning as he searched for his fastball command. “I looked back at the video again and the ball was running, it just was a straight..." July 01

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    Derrick Goold @dgoold

    Miller's fine after leg cramp, dehydration Monday night, but he serves as a reminder to #Cardinals of House Busch's words: Summer is Coming.

  • Shelby Miller's masterpiece: 13 K's, one hit in 3-0 Cards win over Rockies

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Shelby Miller turned in a dazzling performance on the mound, striking out 13, walking none and allowing one hit for his first professional shutout as the Cardinals beat the Rockies 3-0 on Friday in the opening game of a 10-game home stand. Miller allowed a lead off single to Eric Young in the..." May 11

  • Top prospect Shelby Miller wins Cardinals' fifth-starter job

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "When brash Texas high school righthander Shelby Miller was drafted in the first round by the Cardinals in 2009, he announced that one of his goals was to be in a big-league rotation in two years. “That was a little bit of an ego there,” Miller admitted Monday. Miller, now 22, is a couple of..." March 26

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    Brian Feldman @

    Shelby Miller officially announced as 5th starter. "I'm speechless" he said.

  • Miller shines, but Kelly struggles

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "A cursory examination of Tuesday’s statistics would indicate that Shelby Miller has drawn clear of Joe Kelly for the remaining spot in the Cardinals’ rotation. As the Cardinals beat the Miami Marlins and Westminster Christian Academy product Jacob Turner 5-4, Miller allowed just a leadoff..." March 20

  • Miller cleared to throw, eyes return to mound

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Cardinals prospect Shelby Miller has been cleared to throw today on flat ground and he said he's been told to take today as if he's getting ready to throw off the mound in the near future. Miller was pulled from the program Wednesday because of lingering tightness in his right shoulder. The..." February 21

  • Miller Temporarily Shelved

    Redbird Rants "The St. Louis Cardinals have temporarily shelved Shelby Miller as he has been dealing with shoulder soreness. Miller made the following comments earlier today. “That’s what I did last year,” Miller said when asked about being cautious while being compelled to compete. “If I felt something like..." February 20

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