Dodgers select Bobby Miller
LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers have selected contract of right-handed pitcher Bobby Miller and placed right-handed pitcher Tyler Cyr on the injured list with shoulder impingement, retroactive to May 21. In order to make room on the 40-man roster, the Dodgers transferred right-handed pitcher Dustin May to the 60-day injured list.
Miller, 24, will make his Major League debut this evening against the Atlanta Braves. The former 1st round selection (29th overall) out of the University of Louisville was 1-1 with a 5.65 ERA (9 ER/14.1 IP) and 12 strikeouts in four starts for Oklahoma City this year. Last season, he spent most of the season with Double-A Tulsa, going 6-6 with a 4.45 ERA (45 ER/91.0 I) and 117 strikeouts. He finished the campaign with Oklahoma City, going 1-1 with a 3.38 ERA (8 ER/21.1 IP) and 28 strikeouts against six walks in four starts for the Triple-A club. He was named the starting pitcher to the 2022 Sirius XM Futures Game that was played at Dodger Stadium, striking out three and allowing one run. In his three minor league seasons, he is a combined 10-10 with a 3.79 ERA (77 ER/183.0 IP) and 227 strikeouts.
Cyr, 30, has appeared in two games for the Dodgers, allowing one hit in 1.2 scoreless innings. He has been in the Major Leagues parts of two seasons with Philadelphia (2022), Oakland (2022) and Los Angeles (2023) and has allowed four runs in 15.0 innings with 18 strikeouts. In eight minor league seasons, he is a combined, 19-13 with a 3.08 ERA (102 ER/298.1 IP) and 358 strikeouts in 233 games (three starts). He was originally drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 10th round of the 2015 First Year Player Draft out of Embry-Riddle University.