Miley with the Arizona Diamondbacks
|Arizona Diamondbacks – No. 36|
November 13, 1986 |
|Bats: Left||Throws: Left|
|August 20, 2011 for the Arizona Diamondbacks|
(through August 16, 2014)
|Earned run average||3.79|
|Career highlights and awards|
Miley was called up to the majors for the first time on August 15, 2011. He'd finish the season with a 4-2 record in 8 games (7 starts).
Miley was named the NL Rookie of the Month for April 2012, pitching 3–0 with a 1.29 ERA, striking out 15 in 21 innings in 2 starts. Miley took a no-hitter into the 6th inning against Miami. He was also named a NL All-Star in his rookie season after beginning the 2012 season with a 9–5 record with a 3.04 ERA.
Miley stood out in 2012, winning 16 games for the Diamondbacks in 29 starts. He also made 3 relief appearances. He had an ERA of 3.33 in 194.2 innings.
On April 22, 2013, Miley hit his first career home run. Miley took a step back from his strong rookie season, managing just 10 wins despite pitching over 200 innings.
He throws four main pitches with an occasional fifth. The main four are four-seam fastball and two-seam fastballs (88–92), a slider (79–82), and a changeup to right-handed hitters. (80–81). The least commonly thrown is a curveball in the mid-upper 70s, mostly against right-handers. His favored off-speed pitch with 2 strikes is the slider.
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- Career statistics and player information from MLB, or ESPN, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
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