Justin Mark Miller...resides in Palm Harbor, FL with wife and two children...graduated from Torrance High School (CA)...was a first-team All-State selection and
Conference Player of the Year...attended Los Angeles Harbor Junior College and was a
JC All-American in 1997...played in the Senior Little League World Series with Torrance
in 1992.2011Spent most of season with Albuquerque (AAA)...went 0-1, 1.95 (8 ER, 37.0 IP) in
32 relief appearances...had contract purchased by the Dodgers on May 27 to replace
Ramon Ortiz on the roster...posted a 4.44 ERA (12 ER, 24.1 IP) in 19 games...limited
opponents to a .244 average...fanned 30 batters, an average of 11.1 per nine innings...
had a 3.21 ERA (5 ER, 14.0 IP) at home and held batters to a .204 average at Dodger
Stadium...his ERA against the National League was 3.20 (7 ER, 19.2 IP)...designated for
assignment on July 23...returned to Albuquerque on July 28.2009Went 3-3 with a career-best 3.18 ERA in 44 relief appearances for San Francisco after beginning the season with a brief three-day
stint at Triple-A Fresno...Used mainly as long reliever, tossing 2.0 or more innings in 13 of his 44 appearances...went 1-1 with a 0.96 ERA (3 ER/28.0 IP)
in those outings...Limited opponents to a .155 average (11-for-71) with runners in scoring position, the 11th lowest mark NL relievers...Went 2-1 with a 1.98 ERA (9 ER/41.0 IP) in 29 appearances before the All-Star break...went just 1-2 with a 6.32 (11 ER/15.2
IP) in 15 appearances after the All-Star break...In 20 home appearances at AT&T Park, went 2-0 with a 1.95 ERA (6 ER/27.2 IP)...Stranded 33 of 47 inherited runners (70.2 %)...Placed on 60-day disabled list with inflammation in his right shoulder on Sept. 19 for the remainder of the season...had arthroscopic
surgery on his right elbow on October 5 performed by Dr. Ken Akizuki.2008Spent majority of season with Florida, making club's Opening Day roster for 1st
time in his career...went 4-2 with 4.24 ERA (22er, 46.2ip) in 46 relief appearances for Marlins...
held right-handed hitters to .224 (24-for-107) avg. against...posted 2-0 record with 3.60 ERA (10er,
25.0ip) in 22 games against NL Central and NL West opponents, but forged 2-2 mark with 4.40
figure (7er, 14.1ip) in 16 games against his own division (NL East)...was unscored upon in 31 of
46 games...Marlins went 26-20 in his appearances...earned 1st win of year in very 1st appearance
of season, April 1 vs. New York-NL, tossing scoreless relief inning...was handed 1st loss of season
in relief April 16 vs. Washington (1.2ip, 2h, 3r, 3er, 1bb, 1so)...tossed season-best 2.1-innings July
31 against Colorado...marked his longest outing since 2.2-inning stint Aug. 27, 2007 vs. Atlanta...
was placed on Disabled List July 5 with right elbow inflammation...had brief rehab stint with
GCL Marlins (Rookie League) and single-A Jupiter, combining to toss 4.0 innings and allowing 1
earned run with 5 strikeouts...was reinstated from DL July 24...posted 2-0 mark with 2.45 ERA
(2er, 7.1ip) in 7 games after returning from DL...was outrighted by club to triple-Albuquerque and
finished season with Isotopes, appearing in just 1 game...became free agent Sept. 29 and signed
with San Francisco Nov. 10.2007Went 5-0 with 3.65 ERA in 62 relief outings with Marlins, after he was selected from Albuquerque (AAA) on May 19 ... his five wins were
second among Marlins relievers, behind Taylor Tankersley (6-1) ... his 74 strikeouts were second among Florida relievers, bettered only
by Kevin Gregg (87) ... Picked up first win of season June 6 at Atlanta, tossing 1.2 scoreless innings ... was second career relief win, first was 4/12/02 at Tampa
Bay ... notched second win of season in next outing, pitching scoreless inning on June 8 vs. Tampa Bay ... Allowed only eight of 27 (29.6 %) inherited runners to score ... had 15.1 consecutive scoreless innings streak from June 20 to July 26,
the longest stretch by a Marlins pitcher during season ... was 1-0 with 0.68 ERA (1 ER/ 13.1 IP) in 15 games during July ... went 1-0 with
1.69 ERA in eight Interleague games ... held right-handed opponents to .184 (29x158) average, compared to .324 (24x74) against
lefties ... struck out 74 batters and walked 24 in 61.2 innings ... Began season with Ottawa (AAA) in Phillies organization, before he was released April 19 and signed with Marlins on April 25
(assigned to Albuquerque) ... went 0-0 with six saves and 1.88 ERA in 14 games in minors between Albuquerque and Ottawa ... was
0-0 with six saves and 1.50 ERA in 11 games with Albuquerque, and went 0-0 with 3.86 ERA in three games with Ottawa.2006Pitched in 5 games for triple-A Durham, going
2-0 with 3.86 ERA in 7.0 innings...struck out 11 of 28 batters he faced and held opponents to
.291 avg. against...pitched in 12 games for Chiba Lotte in Japanese League.2005Began season
with Syracuse (AAA-Toronto) and appeared in 28 games for SkyChiefs...as starter was 0-1 with
3.86 ERA in 4 starts (14.0ip)...in 24 relief outings (36.1ip) was 3-0 with 2 saves and 1.73 ERA,
while holding opponents to .200 avg.2004Started the season with Syracuse (AAA)...
Had contract purchased by the Blue Jays on Apr. 25... Was
3-4 with a 6.06 ERA in 19 games, 15 starts... AS A
STARTER: Was 3-4 with a 5.85 ERA in 15 starts... First
seven appearances were all starting assignments... Was
1-1 with a 4.20 ERA in those starts... Made season debut on
Apr. 28 at MIN and received a no decision in a 9-5 Blue Jays
loss... Was first start in the Major Leagues since Sept. 28,
2002 vs. DET... May 9 vs. CWS (W, 5-2), first ML win since
Sept. 28, 2002 vs. DET... May 24 vs. ANA allowed three
home runs (later matched on Aug. 27 vs. NYY) and tied a
club record hitting three batters... Made final start on May 30
(L, 4-2), before going on the disabled list... After returning
from the DL made eight starts after making two relief outings...
In those starts was 2-3 with a 7.79 ERA... Sept. 8 at
ANA won 1-0, working 8.0 shutout innings of two-hit ball...
The 8.0 innings were a career high... Overall the Blue Jays
6-9 in his 15 starts... Made five quality starts... DL STINT:
From May 31 through Aug. 3 was on the 15-day DL with a
pulled right hamstring... Missed a total of 55 games... IN
RELIEF: Upon returning from the DL made two appearances
in relief... Returned to the rotation before making two
more relief appearances in the month of September...
Posted 8.53 ERA with no record in four relief outings...
WHAT THE HITTERS THOUGHT: Opponents batted .316
with 14 home runs... LH hitters batted .367 with 10 home
runs... RH hitters batted .260 with four homers... When starting
held opponents to a .304 mark and in relief opponents
hit .444.2003Pitched one game for Single-A Dunedin where he allowed three earned runs and struck out five in 6.0 innings ... Underwent season-ending shoulder surgery at the end of May.2002Was 7-10 with a 4.75 ERA and a team high 134 strikeouts for Sacramento of the Pacific Coast League (AAA)...Struck out a season high ten batters in 7.0 innings on May 24 at Fresno...Was 3-7 after dropping his fourth straight decision on June 15...From June 20 on was 4-3...Tossed a complete game for the win on August 8 at Nashville, allowed two runs on seven hits with six strikeouts...Was 2-0 over seven starts from July 6 to August 8...Lone relief appearance was September 3 vs. Edmonton when he pitched 5.0 shutout innings allowing three hits...Allowed a season high seven earned runs in three starts...Opponents hit .276 with 26 home runs...Pitched for Aguilas in the Dominican Winter League and was 3-3 with a 3.48 ERA in seven games.2001Was 7-10 with 4.75 ERA and team-high 134 strikeouts for triple-A Sacramento...
lone relief appearance was Sept. 3 vs. Edmonton when he pitched 5.0-shutout innings allowing
3 hits.2000Joined the Oakland organization after a four-team, nine player trade...Split the season between Midland of the Texas League (AA) and Sacramento of the Pacific Coast League...Combined was 9-5 with a 3.75 ERA in 27 starts with 116 strikeouts and 43 walks in 141.2 innings...Made 18 starts with Midland and was 5-4 with a 4.55 ERA...Started slow posting a 2-2 mark with a 6.17 ERA in his first eight starts through May 17...Struckout a season high eight batters in consecutive starts on May 22 and May 27...In nine starts from May 22 on, posted a 3-1 record with a 2.47 ERA...Lost his last AA start and then joined Sacramento where he won his AAA debut on July 24 over Nashville...Was 4-1 with Sacramento in nine starts with a 2.47 ERA...Was 4-0 before losing his final start of the season...In seven starts from July 30 to August 30 was 3-0 with a 1.38 ERA...Held AAA hitters to a .210 average...Joined Phoenix in the Arizona Fall League and was 1-0 with a 3.55 ERA.1999Only made eight starts for Salem of the Carolina League (A) after suffering from right elbow tendonitis...Made five starts to open the season before joining the disabled list on May 5...Was activated from the DL on August 18 and made three starts before the end of the season...Was 1-2 with a 4.14 ERA and held opponents to a .245 average...Lone win came April 25 against Frederick when he struck out a season high seven...Joined Lancaster in the California Fall League and was 4-0 with a 3.78 ERA in nine games, seven starts....Recorded 54 strikeouts and 14 walks in 33.1 innings.1998While pitching for Ashville was third in the South Atlantic League (A) in wins (13), fourth in shutouts (1), fifth in starts (27) and fifth in complete games (3)...Led Ashville going 13-6 with a 3.69 ERA...Recorded 142 strikeouts while walking 40 in 163.1 innings for a strikeout to walks ratio of 3.55.1997Spent his first professional season with Portland...Was 4-2 and led the Northwest League (A) in ERA at 2.14 in 14 games, 11 starts...Captured league Pitcher of the Week honours, July 8-14...Helped the Rockies capture the Northwest League Championship.