Signed by the Yankees as a minor league free agent on 11/20/13.
Signed by the Yankees as a minor league free agent on 1/18…made his only Major League appearance as a September call-up in the club's 13-9 loss to Boston on 9/7 (1.1IP, 3H, 3ER, 1HR, 1BB)…prior to that, made 43 appearances (1 start) with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and went 3-5 with a 3.55 ERA (63.1IP, 25ER)…was 6-for-9 in save opportunities…allowed a combined 9ER in his first 2G, but surrendered 1ER or fewer in 38 of his final 41G…produced a 1.84 ERA (29.1IP, 6ER) and held opponents to a .196 batting average (21-for-107) in his final 22G from 6/23-9/2… compiled a 0.45 ERA (20.0IP, 1ER) in 15G from 7/12-8/29, producing a scoreless streak of 10g and 10.2IP from 7/29-8/29 (15K, 2BB)… recorded monthly ERAs of 1.88 in June (8G), 1.98 in July (9G) and 0.00 in August (9G)…ranked third in the International League in K/9.0IP ratio (13.06)…produced a season-high 6K in 2.0IP on 4/26 vs. Columbus…had at least 3K in 16G…stranded 12-of-20 inherited runners…held lefties to a .176 batting average (19-for-108)…allowed 0H and 0R in his only start of the season on 8/10 vs. Buffalo (2.0IP, 3K, 1BB).
Began the year as a non-roster invitee with Oakland, and went 2-1 with a 2.59 ERA (48.2IP, 14ER) in 33 relief outings over four stints with the A's (4/25-5/11, 5/20-8/3, 8/24-31, 9/4-10/3)…produced a .136 opponents' BA against lefties (11-for-81) and a .217 mark overall (39-for-180)…allowed 8-of-18 (44.4%) inherited runners to score…first batters faced were 9-for-26 (.346) with 7BB… posted a 1.14 ERA (23.2IP, 3ER) over his first 16G through 6/24, then logged a 3.96 ERA (25.0IP, 11ER) over his final 17G… was signed to a Major League contract and selected from Triple-A Sacramento on 4/25…pitched that day against Chicago-AL and earned his first ML win in the A's 5-4, 14-inning victory…entered the game in the top of the 14th with runners on first and second and two outs and allowed a 2-run double to Alexei Ramirez…the A's came back with 3R in the bottom of the inning for the victory…spent the majority of the season with Sacramento, where he was 0-3 with 6 saves and a 2.79 ERA (19.1IP, 6ER) in 16 relief appearances… did not allow a home run… did not allow a run in the eighth (6.0IP) or ninth (7.2IP) innings…stranded all three of his inherited runners… was claimed by the Yankees off waivers on 11/30.
Spent the entire season with Triple-A Colorado Springs before he was selected by Colorado Sept. 6...
appeared in six games for the Rockies, compiling a 2.57 ERA and .130 opponents batting average...the
batting average included a .118 (2-for-17) mark against right-handed hitters, compared to .167 (1-for-6)
against lefties...issued all four of his walks to righties...opponents were 0-for-6 with runners in scoring
position...first batters faced were 0-for-4 with two walks...allowed 1 of 3 (33.3%) inherited runners to
score...pitched 0.2 scoreless innings Sept. 7 against Arizona in his first big league outing since Sept. 20,
2008 at New York...tossed a career-high 2.2 innings and matched his career-high with two strikeouts
Sept. 19 against San Diego
COLORADO SPRINGS: Went 8-5 with 24 saves and a 5.25 ERA in 65 relief appearances with
Colorado Springs...the games pitched were a minor league career-high and the saves were second only
to his 34 in 2005...tied for the Pacific Coast League lead in games pitched and tied for second in
saves...the games pitched tied for third in all of minor league baseball...led the Rockies farm system
in saves...averaged 2.13 walks per nine innings, which ranked third lowest among PCL relievers...
struck out 73 batters in 72.0 innings, an average of 9.13 per nine innings...converted 24 of 29 (82.8%)
save opportunities...allowed just 3 of 20 (15.0%) inherited runners to score...allowed a .314 opponents
batting average, including .306 (48-for-157) against right-handed hitters and .324 (45-for-139) against
left-handers...surrendered six of his seven home runs to righties...opponents hit .343 with runners in
scoring position but were 2-for-13 (.154) with the bases loaded...posted a 6.12 ERA and had 13 saves
in 43 appearances before the All-Star Break...then compiled a 3.27 ERA and tallied 11 saves in 22
outings after the break...tossed a season-high 3.0 innings April 11 against Reno...struck out a seasonhigh
five batters in 2.2 innings in his next outing April 14, also against the Aces...did not record his first
save until May 5 against Fresno...did not allow a run over an eight-game stretch from May 28 to June
12 (8.2 ip, 2 h, 1 bb, 9 so)...was charged with the blown save and loss in back-to-back outings against
Tucson June 18 and 19, allowing six runs on seven hits in 1.1 innings...named to the Pacific Coast
League Midseason All-Star Team and allowed a hit and a walk in 0.1 innings in the game against the
International League All-Stars...allowed a season-high six runs on a season-high six hits in 1.0 inning
Aug. 8 against Memphis but all six runs were unearned.
Returned to Triple-A Norfolk and spent the entire year with the Tides for the second consecutive
season...went 1-0 with a 4.84 ERA in 33 games, all in relief...the appearances were the fewest of
his career and he did not record a save for the first time as a professional...allowed a .271 opponents batting average, including .269 against left-handed hitters and .273 against right-handers...opponents
hit .323 with the bases empty compared to .206 with runners on...also yielded a .206 average with runners
in scoring position...posted a 1.93 ERA in five appearances in July but had an ERA above 6.00
in two months (6.94 in April, 6.48 in August)...allowed 8 of 30 (26.6%) inherited runners to score...
tossed at least 1.0 inning in 32 of his 33 outings, including 2.0 or more 16 times...struck out a seasonhigh
six batters in 2.2 innings in his second outing of the season April 12 against Charlotte...credited
with his only decision of the season May 7 against Toledo when he tossed a scoreless 12th inning in the
Tides 3-2, 12-inning win...fired a season-high 3.0 scoreless innings June 17 at Toledo...that was part
of a five-game streak from June 15 to 23 where he did not allow a run (9.0 ip)...was tagged with his
only blown save June 26 against Louisville, allowing two runs on two hits in 1.2 innings...pitched for
Hermosillo in the Mexican Winter League following the season and had a loss and a 12.60 ERA in six
Spent the entire season at Triple-A Norfolk...was 4-4 with 17 saves and a 2.64 ERA in 54 relief
appearances...surrendered just three home runs in 64.2 innings...tied for third in the International
League in games pitched and tied for fourth in saves...allowed a .256 opponents batting average, including
.207 by right-handed hitters and .324 by left-handers...had 16 saves in 34 games before the All-Star
Break and was named to the IL Midseason All-Star team...had just one save in 20 appearances after
the break...converted 17 of 22 (77.3%) save opportunities...allowed 6 of 21 (28.6%) inherited runners
to score...converted each of his first 10 save opportunities, including seven saves in seven games from
May 5 to 18...posted a 0.93 ERA over his first 19 appearances through May 27...allowed his first home
run June 23 against Pawtucket, snapping a season-opening 27-game, 27.1-inning homerless streak.
Began the year with Double-ABowie, going 0-1 with a 3.46 ERA(13.0IP, 5ER) and 17 strikeouts in seven games...Transferred from Bowie to Triple-ANorfolk on April 29 and went 3-5 with 10 saves, a 3.09 ERA(67.0IP, 23ER) and 79 strike-
outs in 49 games...Allowed 5 ER in his first two games (4.1IP) then did not allow an earned run in his next 11 appearances (16.0IP), May 5-June 3...Struck out 23 and allowed two walks in 15.2 innings in 13 July games...Notched a save in seven consecutive appearances, August 3-15...Held right-handed hitters to a .194 average (26-134) and a .269 slugging percentage...Had contract selected from Norfolk on September 1 and made his major league debut that night, allowing an unearned run on
a hit, two walks and a strikeout in 0.2 IPvBOS...Pitched to a 1.17 ERA(7.2IP, ER) in eight games with the Orioles...Collected first major league save on September 11 vCLE, pitching a scoreless ninth inning
Went a combined 3-5 with seven saves, a 3.39 ERA and 79 strikeouts in 52 games with Double-
A Bowie (30) and Triple-A Norfolk (22)...held opponents to a .208 average...struck out 79 in 66.1
innings, an average of 10.72 per nine innings...surrendered just three home runs, including none in
38.2 innings with Bowie...did not receive a decision and compiled a 3.86 ERA in eight games in the
Venezuelan Winter League.
Spent the entire season at Double-A Tulsa...was 0-3 with 12 saves and a 3.86 ERA in 45 relief
appearances...allowed a .275 opponents batting average, including .196 with runners on base...allowed
9 of 14 (64.3%) inherited runners to score...recorded nine of his 12 saves in August, when he had a 1.84
ERA and held opponents to a .211 average...earned the save in four straight appearances, Aug. 22-26...
pitched 1.0 inning or less in 40 of his 45 outings.
Named winner of the 2005 Doug Million Award after combining to go 2-4 with 34 saves a 3.02 ERA (62.2 ip, 21 er) in 64 relief appearances for Modesto (A) and Tulsa (AA)...the award, presented in honor of the former Rockies first round pick, is given annually to the organization's most outstanding minor league performer...Miller's 34 saves matched the 2nd-most among all minor league pitchers for the year...in just his 2nd professional season, he recorded 87 strikeouts against 25 walks while holding the opposition to a .192 (45-for-234) average...allowed runs in just 11 of his 64 appearances while making the most single-season appearances by a Rockies farmhand in club history...spent most of the season in the Cal League, making his debut in High-A ball...went 1-3, 3.78 (47.2 ip, 20 er) with 25 saves in 48 appearances for the Nuts...was named the CL Rolaids Relief Pitcher of the Month for May...he was selected to the Cal League's midseason All-Star roster, and recorded 3 strikeouts in 1.0 inning of the game against the Carolina League All-Stars on June 29 in Frederick, Maryland...finished game in 44 of his 48 appearances for Modesto, as opponents batted .213...had a 2.25 ERA at home, 5.95 on road in CL...struck out side in an inning on 7 occasions for Nuts...allowed just one earned run in his first 14 appearances, posting an 0.64 ERA through May 8...tossed season-high 2.0 innings in earning lone win on July 9 at Inland Empire...over his final 9 appearances with Modesto beginning July 14, tossed 9.0 shutout innings and recorded 5 saves, allowing just 4 hits with no walks and 12 strikeouts...was promoted to Tulsa after final CL appearance on July 31 vs. Stockton...went 1-1 with 9 saves and an 0.60 ERA over 16 games in his Double-A debut, allowing just one earned run in 15.0 innings...Texas League opponents batted .118 (6-for-51), with right-handers logging just 2 hits (.080, 2-for-25)...made his first appearance at Class AA on Aug. 4 vs. Wichita and did not allow a run over his first 11 games and 10.1 innings, issuing just 3 hits in that span...combined over 20 appearances from July 14-Aug. 24 with Modesto and Tulsa, tossed 19.1 shutout innings, allowing just 7 hits with 26 strikeouts and 11 saves...recorded lone TL win by striking out only batter faced on Aug. 12 vs. San Antonio...permitted his only Texas League earned run on Sept. 1 vs. Wichita...did not allow a hit in 5 outings and 5.0 innings against Corpus Christi, recording 3 saves...appeared in one of the Drillers' 3 playoff games, tossing 1.0 scoreless inning...also pitched for the Peoria Javelinas in the Arizona Fall League, going 3-1, 4.91 (14.2 ip, 8 er) in 16 relief appearances...over final 5 appearances, all in November, tossed 5.0 shutout innings with 8 strikeouts...did not allow a home run in the prospect-laden circuit...joined teammate Ryan Shealy on the roster of Team USA for the Regional Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Phoenix in November...made 2 appearances, allowing one run in 2.0 innings for the 5-0 U.S. squad.
Won the Northwest League Rolaids Relief Man Award after leading the league with 17 saves
at Single-A Tri-City...also led the league in appearances, games finished and strikeouts per nine innings
(15.8)...named to Baseball America's Short-Season Single-A All-Star team and the NWL All-Star
team...allowed only three hits in 41 at-bats against left-handed hitters (.073)...named Rockies' Organizational Pitcher of the Month and Rolaids' Relief Pitcher of the Month in July after going 1-1 with eight
saves and a 1.88 ERA.