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Portrait of Matt Miller

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
5 106 6 1 2 95 2.72 2.2
Birth Date11-23-1971
Height6' 3"
Weight210 lbs
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
2003 COL 31 4 0 4.3 0.0 4.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 5 1 1 0 5 2 2 0 5 2.08 2.05 1.87 1.9 0.2
2004 CLE 32 57 0 55.3 0.0 55.3 4 1 1 2 0 0 226 42 22 19 1 60 23 15 6 55 3.09 2.97 3.56 13.0 1.3
2005 CLE 33 23 0 29.7 0.0 29.7 1 0 1 1 0 0 118 22 6 6 1 29 10 7 3 23 1.82 3.25 3.33 6.9 0.7
2006 CLE 34 14 0 15.7 0.0 15.7 1 0 0 0 0 0 65 11 6 6 2 19 9 9 2 12 3.45 5.42 6.55 -0.0 -0.0
2007 CLE 35 2 0 1.0 0.0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.00 3.31 3.62 0.3 0.0
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Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1998 SAV A 17 0 35.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 PCH A+ 22 0 29.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 TUL AA 34 0 56.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 TUL AA 3 0 3.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 OKL AAA 39 0 60.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 Car Wnt 19 0 18.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 POR AAA 44 0 44.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 SAC AAA 54 0 71.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .344 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 COL MLB 4 0 4.3 1.87 164 .258 .277 .332 .413 .253 .455 113 1.9 0.2 1.9 0.2
2003 CSP AAA 61 0 63.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .311 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 Pon Wnt 14 0 19.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 CLE MLB 57 0 55.3 3.56 132 .210 .271 .333 .442 .261 .291 104 13.0 1.3 13.0 1.3
2004 BUF AAA 13 0 14.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .286 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 CLE MLB 23 0 29.7 3.33 129 .198 .265 .327 .424 .261 .259 100 6.9 0.7 6.9 0.7
2005 MHV A- 1 1 0.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -2.500 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 AKR AA 1 0 1.0 4.50 94 -.002 .286 .348 .467 .294 .000 96 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 BUF AAA 9 0 10.3 2.31 157 .142 .275 .339 .433 .249 .188 106 3.5 0.3 3.5 0.3
2006 CLE MLB 14 0 15.7 6.55 79 .235 .283 .335 .438 .256 .225 110 -0.0 -0.0 -0.0 -0.0
2006 AKR AA 2 0 2.2 5.68 66 .000 .240 .317 .322 .255 .286 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0
2006 BUF AAA 1 1 1.1 -2.98 267 .150 .283 .339 .411 .260 .000 103 1.1 0.1 1.1 0.1
2007 CLE MLB 2 0 1.0 3.62 131 .272 .286 .351 .486 .277 .400 107 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2007 BUF AAA 38 0 37.3 5.27 83 .223 .259 .329 .388 .256 .226 102 1.6 0.2 1.6 0.2
2008 IND AAA 33 0 43.3 4.33 87 .281 .259 .326 .393 .261 .333 82 2.3 0.2 2.0 0.3

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
1998 SAV A 3 1 3 17 0 35.3 25 10 46 0 0% .000 6.4 2.5 0.0 11.7 0.99 2.29 0.0 0.0
1999 PCH A+ 1 2 8 22 0 29.7 27 13 39 0 0% .000 8.2 3.9 0.0 11.8 1.35 3.03 0.0 0.0
1999 TUL AA 6 4 7 34 0 56.0 42 28 83 2 0% .000 6.8 4.5 0.3 13.3 1.25 3.38 0.0 0.0
2000 Car Wnt 2 0 9 19 0 18.3 8 10 22 0 0% .000 3.9 4.9 0.0 10.8 0.98 0.49 0.0 0.0
2000 TUL AA 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 7 4 4 0 0% .000 17.0 9.7 0.0 9.7 2.97 14.59 0.0 0.0
2000 OKL AAA 3 3 4 39 0 60.3 61 34 69 6 0% .000 9.1 5.1 0.9 10.3 1.58 3.58 0.0 0.0
2001 POR AAA 1 7 17 44 0 44.7 44 14 43 1 0% .000 8.9 2.8 0.2 8.7 1.30 3.62 0.0 0.0
2002 SAC AAA 3 7 6 54 0 71.0 81 28 63 5 0% .344 10.3 3.5 0.6 8.0 1.54 4.31 0.0 0.0
2003 COL MLB 0 0 0 4 0 4.3 5 2 5 0 73% .455 10.4 4.2 0.0 10.4 1.62 2.08 1.9 0.2
2003 Pon Wnt 3 0 1 14 0 19.7 15 14 21 0 0% .000 6.9 6.4 0.0 9.6 1.47 0.00 0.0 0.0
2003 CSP AAA 5 0 3 61 0 63.3 46 23 83 0 0% .311 6.5 3.3 0.0 11.8 1.09 2.13 0.0 0.0
2004 BUF AAA 1 2 2 13 0 14.0 10 6 17 0 0% .286 6.4 3.9 0.0 10.9 1.14 1.93 0.0 0.0
2004 CLE MLB 4 1 1 57 0 55.3 42 23 55 1 55% .291 6.8 3.7 0.2 8.9 1.17 3.09 13.0 1.3
2005 CLE MLB 1 0 1 23 0 29.7 22 10 23 1 61% .259 6.7 3.0 0.3 7.0 1.08 1.82 6.9 0.7
2005 MHV A- 0 0 0 1 1 0.7 5 0 1 0 0% -2.500 64.3 0.0 0.0 12.9 7.14 51.43 0.0 0.0
2005 AKR AA 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 67% .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 0.0 0.0
2005 BUF AAA 0 0 3 9 0 10.3 3 2 15 0 62% .188 2.6 1.7 0.0 13.1 0.49 0.87 3.5 0.3
2006 AKR AA 0 0 0 2 0 2.2 2 1 0 0 57% .286 8.2 4.1 0.0 0.0 1.36 0.00 -0.2 -0.0
2006 CLE MLB 1 0 0 14 0 15.7 11 9 12 2 55% .225 6.3 5.2 1.1 6.9 1.28 3.45 -0.0 -0.0
2006 BUF AAA 0 0 0 1 1 1.1 0 0 2 0 100% .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 16.4 0.00 0.00 1.1 0.1
2007 BUF AAA 0 1 1 38 0 37.3 25 21 36 4 53% .226 6.0 5.1 1.0 8.7 1.23 2.90 1.6 0.2
2007 CLE MLB 0 0 0 2 0 1.0 2 0 0 0 60% .400 18.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.00 0.00 0.3 0.0
2008 IND AAA 4 7 8 33 0 43.3 44 23 47 3 57% .333 9.1 4.8 0.6 9.8 1.55 5.82 2.0 0.3

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2007-04-01 2007-05-09 15-DL 38 30 Right Forearm Strain -
2006-04-20 2006-09-05 60-DL 138 121 Right Elbow Surgery Flexor Tendon 2006-04-26
2005-07-16 2005-10-03 60-DL 79 72 Right Forearm Tightness -
2002-04-05 2002-09-30 60-DL 178 158 Right Shoulder Surgery Labrum and Rotator Cuff 2002-04-21

Compensation

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Details

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA FRA VORP WARP
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Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
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Comparable Players (Similarity Index )

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2008 Side-armer Matt Miller once had a steady job in the Cleveland bullpen, but he's now 36 and has been passed by the plethora of young relievers in the system.
2007 For former Independent Leaguer Matt Miller to reach the majors at all is a huge accomplishment, but also a point in favor of the situational value of sidearmers. He`s supposedly all the way back from elbow surgery, but the Cleveland pen will be crowded with possibilities this year.
2005 Here's a sweet story. Miller entered pro baseball as a non-draft free agent of the Rangers back in 1997. A sidearmer, he pitched effectively for most of his minor league career, but because of his limited stuff no one wanted to trust him. The Rockies, who had, have, will have nothing to lose, finally gave him a chance, then passed him onto the Indians where, glory be, he became exhibit #52,398 in the brief on Why Minor League Statistics Are Meaningful. Lefties are not intimidated by Miller. This is the common affliction of sidearmers, whose manner of pitching gives lefties a very good look at every pitch. As long as Miller is used as a righty specialist, he'll be fine; he held right-handed hitters to .201/.263/.266 last season. A player who toiled in the minor league underworld for so long should have his own moderately threatening theme song, something like "Matt the Knife." Oh, the line forms… on the right, babe… Now that Matt is back in town…

BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
Prospectus Notebook: Red Sox, IndiansBaseball Prospectus2005-12-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 1-8Christina Kahrl2005-07-08
Prospectus Notebook: Wednesday EditionBaseball Prospectus2005-06-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 10-24, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-05-26
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 4-9, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-05-12
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Buying LowJoe Sheehan2005-04-25
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 14-19, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-04-21


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