Hoby Milner

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Hoby Milner
Phillies vs. Dodgers 2017 21.jpg
Milner with the Philadelphia Phillies
Tampa Bay Rays – No. 60
Born: (1991-01-13) January 13, 1991 (age 27)
Fort Worth, Texas
Bats: Left Throws: Left
MLB debut
June 24, 2017, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
(through 2018 season)
Win–loss record 0–0
Earned run average 3.03
Strikeouts 30

Hoby Milner (born January 13, 1991) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Philadelphia Phillies.


Milner attended R. L. Paschal High School in Fort Worth, Texas and was drafted by the Washington Nationals in the 44th round of the 2009 Major League Baseball draft. He did not sign and attended the University of Texas at Austin, where he played college baseball.

Philadelphia Phillies[edit]

After his junior year he was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the seventh round of the 2012 MLB draft.[1]

Milner was selected by the Cleveland Indians in the 2016 Rule 5 draft.[2] The Indians returned Milner to the Phillies on March 24, 2017.[3] Milner started 2017 with the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs, and was called up to the Phillies on June 20.[4] Milner was designated for assignment July 8, 2018.

Tampa Bay Rays[edit]

On July 14, 2018, the Philadelphia Phillies traded Milner to the Tampa Bay Rays for cash considerations.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Milner is the son of Yvonne Milner and former Blue Jays catcher Brian Milner.[6][7]


  1. ^ Gross, Stephen (December 8, 2016). "Phillies lose Hoby Milner in Rule 5 draft". mcall.com. Retrieved June 2, 2017.
  2. ^ "2016 Rule 5 Draft results". Major League Baseball. December 8, 2016. Retrieved June 2, 2017.
  3. ^ Breen, Matt (March 27, 2017). "Sidearmer Hoby Milner, back with Phillies, should reach majors in 2017". philly.com. Retrieved June 2, 2017.
  4. ^ Pinckney, Roger (June 20, 2017). "Former Fort Worth Paschal star Hoby Milner called up to majors by Phillies". star-telegram. Retrieved June 23, 2017.
  5. ^ Zolecki, Todd (July 14, 2018). "Phillies send Milner to Rays for cash". MLB.com. Retrieved July 15, 2018.
  6. ^ Marshall, Ashley (August 17, 2014). "Milner twirls first complete-game shutout". MILB.com.
  7. ^ Breen, Matt (June 27, 2017). "Phillies rookie Hoby Milner brings father back to the big leagues". Philadelphia Inquirer. Retrieved July 16, 2018.

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