Brad Miller (baseball)

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Brad Miller
Brad Miller on August 4, 2013.jpg
Miller with the Seattle Mariners
Seattle Mariners – No. 5
Shortstop
Born: (1989-10-18) October 18, 1989 (age 25)
Windermere, Florida
Bats: Left Throws: Right
MLB debut
June 28, 2013 for the Seattle Mariners
Career statistics
(through 2014 season)
Batting average .241
Hits 162
Home runs 18
Runs batted in 72
Teams

Bradley Austin Miller (born October 18, 1989) is an American professional baseball shortstop with the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball (MLB). As an amateur, Miller played college baseball for the Clemson Tigers, where he won the Brooks Wallace Award as the top shortstop in college baseball.

Career[edit]

Miller attended Olympia High School in Orlando, Florida. Out of high school, Miller was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 39th round of the 2008 Major League Baseball Draft. However, he opted to instead attend Clemson University. While playing for the Clemson Tigers baseball team, he was selected to the 2009 and 2010 Collegiate National Teams, appearing in the 2009 World Baseball Challenge and 2010 World University Baseball Championship.[1] He won the 2011 Brooks Wallace Award as the top college baseball shortstop in the nation.[2] He was also named the Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year.[3]

Miller was drafted by the Mariners in the second round (62nd overall) of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft, and made his MLB debut on June 28, 2013.

The rookie Mariner hit his first grand slam September 28 in Safeco Field, Seattle, September 28, 2013, hitting 2 home runs in the game against the Oakland As.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KSU's Martini Invited To 2010 Collegiate National Team Trials". Wibw.com. July 1, 2010. Retrieved April 2, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Brad Miller Wins Brooks Wallace Shortstop-of-the-Year Award - Live5News.com | Charleston, SC | News, Weather, Sports". Live5News.com. July 4, 2011. Retrieved April 2, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Scout.com: Miller named ACC Player of the Year". Maryland.scout.com. May 23, 2011. Retrieved April 2, 2013. 

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