Shelby Miller

Shelby Miller #17

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 3"/215
  • Age: 24


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Pitches: Strikes, Balls


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Shelby Miller Stats

6-17 3.02 205.1 171 1.25

Shelby Miller MLB Career Stats

32-35 3.22 575.1 483 1.24

Shelby Miller Bio

  • Full Name: Shelby Charles Miller
  • Born: 10/10/1990 in Houston, TX
  • Draft: 2009, St. Louis Cardinals, 1st rd. (19th overall)
  • High School: Brownwood, TX
  • Debut: September 5, 2012
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2015 Stats 6 17 3.02 33 33 0 205.1 171 1.25
MLB Career Stats 32 35 3.22 102 96 0 575.1 483 1.24
  • Status: Active

Shelby Miller Four-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2015 Braves NL 1155 Four-seam FB 94.54 95.38 2269.00 6.78 88.63
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.89 92.53 2212.00 6.16 89.92


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October 8, 2015 at 5:54 AM ET

Miller pitches well in 2015

Braves right-hander Shelby Miller finished the 2015 regular season with a 6-17 record, a 3.02 ERA, a 1.25 WHIP and 171 strikeouts across 205 1/3 innings.

October 4, 2015 at 5:41 PM ET

Miller takes down former team

Braves right-hander Shelby Miller won after allowing three hits and three walks with seven strikeouts in eight scoreless innings against the Cardinals on Sunday.


Shelby Miller Awards

NL All-Star

Year Team League
2015 Atlanta NL

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2010 Quad Cities MID
2011 Springfield TEX

Baseball America Minor League All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Springfield TEX Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2011 St. Louis NL

Baseball America Double-A All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Springfield TEX

PCL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
08/06/2012 Memphis PCL
08/27/2012 Memphis PCL

TEX Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Springfield TEX

FSL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Palm Beach FSL

Shelby Miller Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
2013 3.06 10th in NL
2015 3.02 11th in NL


Season W Rank
2013 15 6th in NL


Season SO Rank
2013 169 19th in NL
2015 171 17th in NL


Season WHIP Rank
2013 1.21 21st in NL
2015 1.25 19th in NL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
2013 .234 13th in NL
2014 .236 10th in NL
2015 .238 11th in NL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
2013 31 22nd in NL
2014 31 25th in NL
2015 33 1st in NL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2013 1 17th in NL
2014 1 12th in NL
2015 2 5th in NL


Season SHO Rank
2013 1 4th in NL
2014 1 10th in NL
2015 2 4th in NL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
2015 205.1 8th in NL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
2014 6.25 9th in NL
2015 7.50 15th in NL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2013 2.96 19th in NL
2014 1.74 2nd in NL
2015 2.34 7th in NL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
2013 57 23rd in NL
2014 73 6th in NL
2015 73 4th in NL


Season H Rank
2015 183 13th in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2013 20 16th in NL
2014 22 10th in NL

Shelby Miller Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 17, 2014 St. Louis Cardinals traded RHP Shelby Miller and RHP Tyrell Jenkins to Atlanta Braves for RF Jason Heyward and RHP Jordan Walden.
October 9, 2012 St. Louis Cardinals activated RHP Shelby Miller.
September 4, 2012 St. Louis Cardinals selected the contract of RHP Shelby Miller from Memphis Redbirds.
April 2, 2012 Shelby Miller assigned to Memphis Redbirds from Springfield Cardinals.
January 18, 2012 St. Louis Cardinals invited non-roster RHP Shelby Miller to spring training.
August 23, 2011 Shelby Miller roster status changed by Springfield Cardinals.
August 16, 2011 RHP Shelby Miller suspended.
June 1, 2011 RHP Shelby Miller assigned to Springfield Cardinals from Palm Beach Cardinals.
April 4, 2011 Shelby Miller assigned to Palm Beach Cardinals from Quad Cities River Bandits.
January 14, 2011 St. Louis Cardinals invited non-roster RHP Shelby Miller to spring training.
March 10, 2010 RHP Shelby Miller assigned to St. Louis Cardinals.
August 26, 2009 Shelby Miller assigned to Quad Cities River Bandits from St. Louis Cardinals.
August 17, 2009 St. Louis Cardinals signed RHP Shelby Miller.

Shelby Charles Miller Bio Info

Graduated from Brownwood (Texas) High School in 2009...threw four no-hitters in high school, three consecutive during the Texas High School state playoffs his junior season including one a perfect game...compiled a 10-2 record with a 1.90 ERA and 153 strikeouts in 77 IP (17.9 K/9 IP) his senior year...played football and was an all-state punter registering a 41.3 yard average his senior year as well as an all-district wide receiver...signed a letter of intent to play college baseball at Texas A&M before being drafted by the Cardinals 19th overall in the June 2009 draft...resides in Brownwood, Texas.


Established single-season personal highs with 183.0 innings pitched, 32 appearances and 14 quality starts...Notched a career-best six-game winning streak from 4/15-5/17, tied for the longest such streak by a Cardinals pitcher last year (Pat Neshek)...Ranked 10th in the National League with a .236 opponents' batting average and 10th in hits allowed/9.0 IP (7.87)...Posted a career-best 17.2-inning scoreless streak, 9/3-13 (2-0, 8 hits, 3 walks, 12 strikeouts)...Fired his second career shutout on 6/6 at TOR, allowing just three hits, one walk and five strikeouts in a 5-0 win at Rogers Centre, dropping his ERA 47 points after his shutout from 4.06 to 3.59...Tied for the NL lead among pitchers (Greinke, LAD) with five doubles, two of which came off WSH's Stephen Strasburg...Led the NL with 13 sacrifice bunts and tied for the MLB lead...His nine hits ranked second among Cardinals pitchers (Wainwright, 13) and his .188 batting average tied for seventh among NL pitchers...Allowed a team-high 22 home runs (T10th in NL) and 73 walks in 183.0 IP...Made first relief appearance since 9/26/12 at HOU on 7/20 vs. LAD, tossing 1.0 scoreless inning...Struck out a season-high eight batters in his last start of the season on 9/23 at CHI over 4.1 IP, his shortest start of the season when not removed by injury.


Made 31 starts in his first full season with St. Louis, becoming first Cardinals rookie pitcher since Rick Ankiel in 2000 to start 30 games... His 15 wins were most by a Cardinals rookie since Dick Hughes' 16 in 1967... Ranked third on Cardinals single-season rookie strikeout list with 169 (Rick Ankiel, 194; Dizzy Dean, 191)... Struck out double-digit batters twice (13, 5/10 vs. COL & 10, 6/12 at NYM)... Ranked 10th among all National League pitchers in ERA at 3.06... Topped all MLB rookies with 15 wins, ranked 3rd in strikeouts (169) and was 4th among starters with his 3.06 ERA... Was 10-3, 1.75 ERA at home (16 GS); 5-6, 4.57 ERA on the road (15 GS). His 10 home wins made him the third Cardinals pitcher joining Chris Carpenter (12 in 2010) and Adam Wainwright (12 in 2010; 10 in 2012) to win 10 home games at Busch Stadium III... Ranked 2nd in the N.L. in run support average (5.82), T6th in wins (15), T13th in opp. BA (.234) & 12th in K/9 IP (8.78)... The Cardinals won seven of his last eight starts... Had 13 quality starts: through minors & majors has recorded QS (35) in all but two starts when he's had 6.0+ IP (6/12 at NYM & 9/20 at MIL)... Threw just 2 pitches in his 8/7 start vs. LAD and was removed when a Carl Crawford line drive hit his right elbow... Earned his 10th win in his start 7/23 vs. PHI, becoming the first Cardinals rookie since Jamie Garcia (2010) to record 10 wins, and the first RH rookie since Jason Simontacchi (2002)... Was one of 18 pitchers who hit a HR in 2013 (6/6 vs. ARI off Matt Reynolds)... Retired 27 straight batters after allowing a leadoff hit in his start vs. COL (5/10) & tied STL rookie record with 13 K's (Dick Hughes 5/30/1967 & Scipio Spinks 6/25/1972) in CG 1-hit ShO... was first pitcher since John Lackey ('06) to record 27 straight outs after leadoff hit...Appeared in one postseason game throwing an inning of relief vs. PIT in Game 2 of NLDS (10/4), allowing a home run and struck out a batter. Was on roster for NLCS and World Series, but did not appear in any games.

2012 Purchased from Memphis (AAA) on 9/4 & made ML debut 9/5 vs. NYM working 2.0 scoreless innings with four strikeouts. Posted a 1-0 record with a 1.32 ERA in six MLB appearances (one start) with an 0.95 WHIP and .184 opponent BA. Struck out 16 (54 total batters faced) over 13.2 innings in the Majors for a 10.54 strikeouts/9 IP. Made first MLB start in season finale vs. CIN (10/3) and carried a no-hitter for 5.2 innings. Finished with 6.0 scoreless innings of one-hit ball with seven strikeouts in a no decision. Also went 2-for-2 at plate with a double for first MLB hit. Finished the Major League regular season with 10.2 consecutive scoreless innings. Held right-handed batters to a .194 BA(6-31) with one double and left-handed batters to a .167 BA(3-18) on three singles. Earned first MLB win at LAD (9/16)in a scoreless inning of relief in a Cardinals 5-2 win in 12 innings. Credited with first MLB Hold vs. CHI on 9/21 at Wrigley Field. Went 11-10 with a 4.74 ERA in 27 starts at Memphis,ranking 2nd in the Pacific Coast League with 160 strikeouts, setting the Memphis single-season franchise record; while averaging 10.54 K/9 IP in 136.2 IP. Named Cardinals Minor League Pitcher of the Month for August posting a 5-1 record with a 2.89 ERA in six starts tallying 53 strikeouts over 37.1 innings. The 53 strikeouts in August were the most among all minor leaguer pitchers, while his 0.86 WHIP was the best in Triple-A and his five wins ranked T1st in the minors. Posted double-digit strikeouts twice. Tied his career-high with 12 over 7.0 innings at Iowa (8/21) and also had 10 over 5.2 IP vs. Tacoma (8/10). Led the Pacific Coast League in hit batsmen with 11, while ranking second in the Pacific Coast League in strikeouts (160). Led all Cardinals minor league pitchers in strikeouts with 160 and ranked among the leaders in wins (11, 3rd), innings pitched (136.2, T6th), games started (27, T2nd), opponent batting average (.260, 9th) and strikeouts/9 IP(10.54, 7th). Rated as the second-best prospect in the Cardinals organization by BaseballAmerica. 2012 POSTSEASON Made two postseason appearances, both in relief during the National League Championship Series...retired the side in his first post season appearance including strikeouts of Buster Posey and Brandon Belt,but allowed two runs over 1.1 innings at SF(10/15)in Game 2...pitched two scoreless innings in Game 6 at SF(10/21), with two strikeouts. 2011 Began the season making nine starts at High-A Palm Beach before getting promoted to Springfield (AA) to finish the season...Struck out 170 batters to rank first in the Cardinals organization and 11th in all of Minor League Baseball. Also led Cardinals organization with 10.95 strikeouts per/9 IP...Struck out 29.6% of all batters faced (170 K/574 TBF, 29.6%), ranking 7th in Minor League Baseball (100 IP min.)...Named Cardinals Minor League Pitcher of the Month for June, posting a 3-1 record with a 1.69 ERA, fanning 33 in 32.0 innings with five quality starts...Won nine games in Springfield to rank second on the squad despite playing half a season...Posted a career high 8.0 innings twice, both scoreless outings (6/15 at Arkansas and 9/2 at Tulsa)...Struck out a career-high 12 batters 5/27 at Lakeland in 7.0 innings, and received a promotion to Double-A following the game...Selected to the Florida State League mid-season All-Star team, but was promoted to Double-A vacating his spot in the game...Tallied double-digit strikeouts in 5-of-9 FSL starts with his 81 strikeouts leading the league at the time of his promotion...Averaged an incredible 16.1 strikeouts/9 IP (53 K/29.2 IP) at Roger Dean Stadium in the Florida State League home contests...Pitched 6.0 innings or more 14 times and registered a quality start in all of them...Ranked among Cardinals Minor League leaders with 11 wins (T3rd), 25 games started (T3rd) and 4th in ERA (2.77)...Finished the season with 8.0 scoreless innings of two-hit ball with nine strikeouts at Tulsa (9/2)...Allowed just four home runs to 511 total batters faced ranking 3rd in the Cardinals organization (143.5 TBF/HR)...Posted a 1.18 WHIP (walks+hits/innings pitched) to rank 4th among Cardinals farmhands...Was 7-1 with a 1.80 ERA in eight road starts without allowing a home run while in Springfield...Struck out seven or more batters in 13 of his 25 starts in 2011, and 25 of his 51 career minor league starts...Was flawless in 18 fielding chances and has been perfect fielding in his three years of professional baseball (32 TC). 2010 Honored as the Cardinals Minor League Pitcher of the Year, completing his first full professional season one month before he turned 20. Posted a 7-5 record with a 3.62 ERA and 140 strikeouts in 104.1 innings at Quad Cities (A). ... Struck out nearly one out of every three batters faced (140 K/439 TBF, 32%). ... Named Cardinals Minor League Pitcher of the Month for July going 3-1 with a 1.80 ERA, fanning 34 in 25.0 innings. ... Selected to the U.S. team at the 2010 All-Star Futures Game, only one of three U.S. team players on a roster below High-A. Pitched 2/3 of an inning in the game allowing one hit. ... Struck out a career-high 11 batters 6/16 at Burlington, allowing two runs on two hits in 7.0 innings, tying his longest outing. ... Fanned 13 over 7.0 innings leading Quad Cities to a 4-0 win at Kane County (9/8) in the first round of the Midwest League playoffs. The 13 strikeouts were T2nd highest total by any minor league pitcher behind fellow Cardinal farmhand Lance Lynn's 16. ... Ranked first among Cardinals minor leaguers with 12.1 strikeouts/9 IP, second in overall strikeouts (140) and T8th with 24 games started. ... Ranked fourth in the Midwest League with 140 strikeouts. ... Held opposing batters to a .243 BA and posted a reverse split against LH batters at .194 (36-186). ... Pitched extremely well on the road going 6-2 with a 1.83 ERA in 14 starts working 64.0 innings. ... Won three consecutive starts from 7/21-8/1, allowing just two unearned runs over 17.0 innings (12 hits, 14 K). ... Struck out seven or more batters in 12 of his 24 starts. ... Was flawless in 14 fielding chances and has been perfect fielding in his two years of professional baseball. ... Rated as the No. 1 prospect in the Cardinals organization and "Best Fastball" in the Cardinals organization in "Best Tools", both for the second straight year by Baseball America. 2009 Made two starts at Quad Cities (A), throwing a total of 3.0 innings after signing...did not allow a hit to LH batters (0-7)...rated as the No. 1 prospect in the Cardinals organization by Baseball America and Best Fastball in the Cardinals organization in Baseball America's "Best Tools" survey.