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Justin Miller PBlue Jays

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
7 375.7 24 14 0 300 4.82 1.2
Birth Date8-27-1977
Height6' 2"
Weight215 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
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
2002 TOR 24 25 18 102.3 93.0 9.3 9 5 0 1 5 1 469 103 70 63 12 163 66 64 11 68 5.54 5.51 6.62 -3.1 -0.5
2004 TOR 26 19 15 81.7 75.3 6.3 3 4 0 0 5 0 375 101 58 55 14 172 42 39 5 47 6.06 5.96 6.68 2.1 0.2
2005 TOR 27 1 0 2.3 0.0 2.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 5 4 4 3 14 0 0 0 2 15.43 18.05 23.41 -2.7 -0.3
2007 FLO 29 62 0 61.7 0.0 61.7 5 0 0 4 0 0 259 53 27 25 5 87 24 18 0 74 3.65 3.00 2.92 17.5 1.7
2008 FLO 30 46 0 46.7 0.0 46.7 4 2 0 1 0 0 202 46 26 22 4 75 20 17 3 43 4.24 3.86 4.00 5.6 0.6
2009 SFN 31 44 0 56.7 0.0 56.7 3 3 0 1 0 0 236 47 20 20 7 81 27 25 1 36 3.18 4.87 5.84 -5.7 -0.5
2010 LAN 32 19 0 24.3 0.0 24.3 0 0 0 1 0 0 103 22 12 12 4 39 8 6 3 30 4.44 4.13 4.04 0.2 0.0
Career21633375.7168.3207.3241408101165637721720149631187169233004.824.885.4813.91.2

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1997 POR A- 14 11 67.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .314 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 ASH A 27 27 163.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 SLM A+ 8 8 37.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 MID AA 18 18 87.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 SAC AAA 9 9 54.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 SAC AAA 29 28 165.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 Agu Wnt 7 0 31.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 TOR MLB 25 18 102.3 6.62 68 .283 .261 .327 .421 .263 .292 103 -2.6 -0.3 -3.1 -0.5
2002 SYR AAA 8 8 44.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .246 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 DUN A+ 1 1 6.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .214 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 TOR MLB 19 15 81.7 6.68 77 .299 .275 .342 .443 .264 .326 108 2.1 0.2 2.1 0.2
2004 SYR AAA 3 3 16.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .326 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 TOR MLB 1 0 2.3 23.41 -222 .469 .263 .324 .471 .265 .286 117 -2.7 -0.3 -2.7 -0.3
2005 SYR AAA 28 4 50.3 3.39 134 .209 .270 .345 .420 .255 .301 105 18.6 1.7 18.6 1.7
2006 DUR AAA 5 0 7.1 5.30 65 .340 .239 .319 .384 .263 .286 54 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1
2006 CHB npb 12 0 11.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .385 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 FLO MLB 62 0 61.7 2.92 142 .223 .268 .331 .421 .257 .308 105 17.7 1.7 17.5 1.7
2007 ABQ AAA 11 0 12.0 1.08 182 .205 .261 .335 .420 .260 .346 116 7.5 0.7 7.5 0.7
2007 OTT AAA 3 0 2.3 7.55 41 .352 .233 .328 .373 .248 .500 108 -0.7 -0.1 -0.7 -0.1
2008 FLO MLB 46 0 46.7 4.00 111 .271 .255 .326 .403 .257 .318 97 6.5 0.7 5.6 0.6
2008 JUP A+ 3 0 3.0 3.88 102 .200 .255 .320 .325 .236 .250 94 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2008 ABQ AAA 1 0 0.7 11.98 -30 .649 .236 .297 .362 .227 .750 99 -0.8 -0.1 -0.8 -0.1
2008 MRL Rk 1 0 1.0 0.83 182 .239 .259 .374 .336 .279 .500 103 0.9 0.1 0.9 0.1
2009 SFN MLB 44 0 56.7 5.84 59 .251 .259 .326 .404 .257 .242 92 -5.3 -0.5 -5.7 -0.5
2010 LAN MLB 19 0 24.3 4.04 96 .280 .246 .313 .388 .258 .310 88 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
2010 ABQ AAA 32 0 37.0 4.40 133 .206 .272 .348 .431 .265 .273 127 9.3 0.9 9.1 0.8
2011 ABQ AAA 3 0 1.7 17.87 -44 .331 .263 .357 .390 .263 .250 129 -1.0 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1
2011 ROU AAA 11 0 11.7 9.54 44 .276 .290 .358 .457 .264 .258 108 -1.8 -0.2 -1.8 -0.2
2011 TAC AAA 6 0 8.7 2.63 148 .206 .292 .368 .457 .271 .240 89 3.0 0.3 3.0 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
1997 POR A- 4 2 0 14 11 67.3 68 20 54 3 0% .314 9.1 2.7 0.4 7.2 1.31 2.14 0.0 0.0
1998 ASH A 13 8 0 27 27 163.3 177 40 142 14 0% .000 9.8 2.2 0.8 7.8 1.33 3.69 0.0 0.0
1999 SLM A+ 1 2 0 8 8 37.0 35 11 35 3 0% .000 8.5 2.7 0.7 8.5 1.24 4.14 0.0 0.0
2000 SAC AAA 4 1 0 9 9 54.7 42 13 34 3 0% .000 6.9 2.1 0.5 5.6 1.01 2.47 0.0 0.0
2000 MID AA 5 4 0 18 18 87.0 74 41 82 8 0% .000 7.7 4.2 0.8 8.5 1.32 4.55 0.0 0.0
2001 Agu Wnt 3 3 0 7 0 31.0 28 10 24 0 0% .000 8.1 2.9 0.0 7.0 1.23 3.48 0.0 0.0
2001 SAC AAA 7 10 0 29 28 165.0 174 64 134 26 0% .000 9.5 3.5 1.4 7.3 1.44 4.75 0.0 0.0
2002 TOR MLB 9 5 0 25 18 102.3 103 66 68 12 52% .292 9.1 5.8 1.1 6.0 1.65 5.54 -3.1 -0.5
2002 SYR AAA 3 2 0 8 8 44.7 34 16 29 0 0% .246 6.8 3.2 0.0 5.8 1.12 1.61 0.0 0.0
2003 DUN A+ 0 1 0 1 1 6.0 3 2 5 0 0% .214 4.5 3.0 0.0 7.5 0.83 4.50 0.0 0.0
2004 SYR AAA 1 1 0 3 3 16.7 16 4 21 2 0% .326 8.6 2.2 1.1 11.3 1.20 2.16 0.0 0.0
2004 TOR MLB 3 4 0 19 15 81.7 101 42 47 14 46% .326 11.1 4.6 1.5 5.2 1.75 6.06 2.1 0.2
2005 TOR MLB 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 5 0 2 3 20% .286 19.3 0.0 11.6 7.7 2.14 15.43 -2.7 -0.3
2005 SYR AAA 3 1 2 28 4 50.3 39 14 56 3 49% .301 7.0 2.5 0.5 10.0 1.05 2.33 18.6 1.7
2006 CHB npb 0 1 0 12 0 11.7 18 10 11 3 0% .385 13.8 7.7 2.3 8.5 2.39 10.77 0.0 0.0
2006 DUR AAA 2 0 1 5 0 7.1 5 2 11 2 33% .286 6.3 2.5 2.5 13.9 0.99 3.80 -0.6 -0.1
2007 ABQ AAA 0 0 6 11 0 12.0 9 4 20 0 50% .346 6.8 3.0 0.0 15.0 1.08 1.50 7.5 0.7
2007 OTT AAA 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 4 3 2 0 25% .500 15.7 11.7 0.0 7.8 3.04 3.91 -0.7 -0.1
2007 FLO MLB 5 0 0 62 0 61.7 53 24 74 5 44% .308 7.7 3.5 0.7 10.8 1.25 3.65 17.5 1.7
2008 ABQ AAA 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 4 0 1 1 60% .750 51.4 0.0 12.9 12.9 5.71 38.57 -0.8 -0.1
2008 FLO MLB 4 2 0 46 0 46.7 46 20 43 4 32% .318 8.9 3.9 0.8 8.3 1.41 4.24 5.6 0.6
2008 MRL Rk 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 2 0 2 0 100% .500 18.0 0.0 0.0 18.0 2.00 9.00 0.9 0.1
2008 JUP A+ 1 0 0 3 0 3.0 2 1 3 0 38% .250 6.0 3.0 0.0 9.0 1.00 0.00 0.3 0.0
2009 SFN MLB 3 3 0 44 0 56.7 47 27 36 7 44% .242 7.5 4.3 1.1 5.7 1.31 3.18 -5.7 -0.5
2010 LAN MLB 0 0 0 19 0 24.3 22 8 30 4 44% .310 8.1 3.0 1.5 11.1 1.23 4.44 0.2 0.0
2010 ABQ AAA 0 1 0 32 0 37.0 29 16 37 2 47% .273 7.1 3.9 0.5 9.0 1.22 1.95 9.1 0.8
2011 ABQ AAA 0 1 1 3 0 1.7 2 4 2 1 20% .250 10.8 21.6 5.4 10.8 3.60 10.80 -1.0 -0.1
2011 ROU AAA 1 2 2 11 0 11.7 10 13 10 2 39% .258 7.7 10.0 1.5 7.7 1.97 8.49 -1.8 -0.2
2011 TAC AAA 0 0 0 6 0 8.7 6 5 7 0 44% .240 6.2 5.2 0.0 7.3 1.27 1.04 3.0 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
2008 735 0.4803 0.4251 0.7083 0.5722 0.2880 0.8069 0.5273 0.2917
2009 869 0.4568 0.4281 0.7661 0.6146 0.2712 0.8852 0.5391 0.2312
2010 406 0.4975 0.4741 0.7448 0.6188 0.3284 0.8560 0.5373 0.2552
Career20100.47360.43630.74070.59990.28890.85070.53440.2582

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2013-04-12 2013-06-12 60-DL 61 54 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2012-04-18 -
2012-04-04 2012-09-06 Minors 155 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2012-04-18 -
2012-03-16 2012-03-18 Camp 2 0 - Low Back Soreness - -
2009-09-15 2009-10-05 60-DL 20 18 Right Elbow Surgery Bone Spurs 2009-10-05
2008-07-05 2008-07-24 15-DL 19 15 Right Elbow Inflammation -
2004-06-01 2004-08-04 15-DL 64 55 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2003-04-01 2003-09-15 Minors 167 0 Right Shoulder Surgery AC Joint 2003-05-29

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 FLO $750,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$750,000
1 yrTotal$750,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y 133 d

Details
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by Seattle as a free agent 11/17/10 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2010). Signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/17/09 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by LA Dodgers 5/27/10. DFA by LA Dodgers 7/23/10, sent outright to Triple-A 7/28/10.
  • 1 year (2009). Signed by San Francisco as a free agent (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by San Francisco 4/10/09. Sent outright to Triple-A by San Francisco 10/30/09.
  • 1 year/$0.75M (2008). Re-signed by Florida 12/13/07. Sent outright to Triple-A by Florida 8/22/08 after being DFA 8/15/08.
  • 1 year (2007). Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia 1/07 (minor-league contract). $0.425M salary in majors. Released by Philadelphia 4/07. Signed as a free agent by Florida 4/07 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Philadelphia 5/19/07.
  • 1 year (2006). Signed by Tampa Bay 1/06 (minor-league contract). Released by Tampa Bay 4/06. Signed for 2006 with Chiba Lotte of Japan.
  • 1 year/$0.328M (2005). Re-signed by Toronto 3/05 ($233,650 in minors).
  • 1 year/$0.3125M (2004). Re-signed by Toronto 3/04 ($0.134M in minors).
  • Acquired by Toronto in trade from Oakland 12/01.
  • Acquired by Oakland in trade from Colorado 12/99.
  • Drafted by Colorado 1997 (5-162).

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 12, 2014Chris Mosch2014-08-12
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Detroit Tigers Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2013-12-02
Transaction Analysis: The Indians Play Scrabble, and the Dodgers Buy the BeardSam Miller2013-07-31
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTeam Health Reports: Florida MarlinsWill Carroll2008-03-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL East NRI ReviewChristina Kahrl2008-02-29
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: LuckKenn Ruby2007-09-20
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: National League MovesChristina Kahrl2007-06-12
Transaction Analysis: NL-Brand KetchupChristina Kahrl2007-05-24
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: State of the Systems, NL EastKevin Goldstein2007-05-09
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: American League, March 30-April 4Christina Kahrl2006-04-06
Transaction Analysis: March 14-16Christina Kahrl2006-03-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 14-19, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-07-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 8-14Christina Kahrl2005-07-15
Prospectus Notebook: Wednesday EditionBaseball Prospectus2005-07-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 29-April 4, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-04-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 3-8Christina Kahrl2004-08-10
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 27-June 2, 2004Christina Kahrl2004-06-04
Prospectus Triple Play: Arizona Diamondbacks, Detroit Tigers, Kansas City RoyalsBaseball Prospectus2004-06-02
Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Toronto Blue JaysBaseball Prospectus2004-04-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 19-25, 2004Christina Kahrl2004-04-27
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 31-April 5, 2004Christina Kahrl2004-04-06
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: It All Comes BackWill Carroll2003-05-30
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Who'll Stop the Pain?Will Carroll2003-05-29
Not-in-Book Players: 37 Guys We MissedBaseball Prospectus2003-04-11
Team Health Reports: Toronto Blue JaysWill Carroll2003-03-06
Internet Baseball Awards: Rookies of the YearGreg Spira2002-10-18


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Justin Miller threw 2,371 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2011, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2011, he relied primarily on his Sinker (88mph) and Slider (80mph). He also rarely threw a Change (81mph).