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Red Sox select infielder Mike Miller from Triple-A Pawtucket

The Boston Red Sox today selected infielder Mike Miller to the active Major League roster from Triple-A Pawtucket. To make room on the 25-man roster, right-handed pitcher William Cuevas was optioned to Pawtucket following yesterday's game against the Texas Rangers.
June 27, 2016

The Boston Red Sox today selected infielder Mike Miller to the active Major League roster from Triple-A Pawtucket. To make room on the 25-man roster, right-handed pitcher William Cuevas was optioned to Pawtucket following yesterday's game against the Texas Rangers. Miller, who will wear number 40, will be available for

The Boston Red Sox today selected infielder Mike Miller to the active Major League roster from Triple-A Pawtucket. To make room on the 25-man roster, right-handed pitcher William Cuevas was optioned to Pawtucket following yesterday's game against the Texas Rangers. Miller, who will wear number 40, will be available for tonight's series opener against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field beginning at 7:10 p.m.
President of Baseball Operations David Dombrowski made the announcement.
This is the first Major League stint for Miller, who has spent his entire professional career in the Red Sox organization since being selected by the club in the ninth round of the 2012 June Draft. The 26-year-old has hit .251 (46-for-183) between Pawtucket (46 games) and Double-A Portland (six games) this season, appearing defensively for the PawSox at second base (32 starts), third base (seven starts), and shortstop (six starts). A native of Concord, CA, Miller has hit safely in 11 of his last 12 games since June 15, going 15-for-46 (.326) for Pawtucket in that span. In 319 career Minor League games, Miller has hit .267 (317-for-1,189) with 60 doubles, four triples, and eight home runs.
Cuevas, 25, has appeared in three games over a pair of Major League stints this season, going 0-1 with a 3.60 ERA (2 ER/5.0 IP). He pitched in two games against the Texas Rangers this past weekend, allowing only two hits in 2.2 scoreless innings. The Venezuelan native has also pitched in 12 games (all starts) with Pawtucket, going 4-3 with a 3.30 ERA (27 ER/73.2 IP), 48 strikeouts, and a .235 opponent batting average. A non-roster invitee to Red Sox spring training this year, Cuevas was originally signed by Boston as an international free agent on July 2, 2008. In 149 career Minor League appearances (88 starts) -- all in the Red Sox organization -- he is 42-33 with six saves and a 3.50 ERA (261 ER/671.0 IP).