#STLCards closing in on free-agent reliever Andrew Miller, sources inform The Athletic.
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 21, 2018
Miller is coming off of a down yr by which he posted a 4.24 ERA and a WHIP of 1.38. However earlier than that from 2014-2017 with the Yankees and Indians, he was the most effective relievers within the recreation.
The very best ERA the 2006 first-round choose posted from 2014-2017 was a 2.04 in 2015. He struck out a minimum of 100 batters from 2014-2016.
St. Louis had issues with its bullpen all through the 2018 season because it was seemingly looking for somebody to shut video games all yr lengthy. The Cardinals went into the season hoping Luke Gregerson can be their nearer, however he handled accidents. They then needed Greg Holland to be their go-to however he by no means discovered his groove.
Miller is probably not the crew’s nearer this season, however he’s nearly actually going for use late in video games.
The Phillies additionally reportedly had curiosity in Miller.