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Andrew Miller
P | B/T: L/L | 6' 7" 200LBS | Age: 36

Draft: 2006 | Rd: 1, #6, Detroit Tigers | UNC Chapel Hill
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Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 0 0 4.75 40 0 0 36.0 40 1.58
16 Seasons 55 55 4.03 612 66 63 829.0 979 1.34
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 40 0-0 4.75 36.0 40 1.58
16 Seasons 612 55-55 4.03 829.0 979 1.34

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2015 30 966 121 6 5 86.4 112.7 9.5 22.3 .153 .236 .218 .220 .309 29.6 40.7 8.1 2.04 2.07
2016 31 1118 141 8 5.7 87.3 112.3 5.8 28.4 .155 .261 .210 .197 .331 30.9 44.7 3.3 1.45 1.69
2017 32 987 123 4 3.3 82.5 108.6 11.3 39.8 .170 .246 .207 .233 .316 21.3 38.9 8.6 1.44 2.34
2018 33 588 88 4 4.5 87.5 107.6 9 34.1 .208 .307 .321 .287 .340 37.6 29.2 10.4 4.24 3.49
2019 34 972 131 11 8.4 88.5 110.6 17 37.4 .208 .372 .320 .308 .372 33.1 29.7 11.4 4.45 4.26
2020 35 205 31 0 0 86.6 108.1 11 16.1 .138 .172 .254 .220 .207 19.4 29.1 9.1 2.77 2.04
2021 36 620 103 9 8.7 86.3 112 10.1 31.1 .239 .398 .372 .328 .384 36.9 24.4 9.8 4.75 4.66
5456 738 42 5.7 86.4 112.7 10.5 31.4 .181 .289 .263 .253 .335 30.6 35.6 8.3
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .242 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.6 22 8.4

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Miller relies on 3 pitches.
Slider
(64.7%) ,
Sinker
(19%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(16.3%) ,


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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # # RHB # LHB % MPH PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Spin Ext. Whiff% PutAway%
2021 Slider 401 199 202 64.7 78.1 110 93 27 17 7 1 2 35 60 .290 .228 .452 .351 .364 .314 83.4 10 2475 7.0 32.6 30.2
2021 Sinker 118 87 31 19.0 88.9 29 28 8 5 1 1 1 4 25 .286 .215 .500 .395 .329 .262 84.7 0 1803 7.1 15.4 13.8
2021 4-Seam Fastball 101 55 46 16.3 87.9 24 19 6 4 0 0 2 1 18 .316 .326 .632 .632 .460 .466 92.9 15 2050 7.1 6.5 4.5
2020 Slider 123 56 67 60.0 80.1 31 30 4 3 1 0 0 11 19 .133 .105 .167 .140 .148 .126 85.2 8 2605 7.1 35.1 33.3
2020 4-Seam Fastball 62 36 26 30.2 89.6 22 16 4 4 0 0 0 5 11 .250 .179 .250 .207 .354 .318 87.9 16 2124 7.3 24.0 35.7
2020 Sinker 20 18 2 9.8 92.3 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1.000 .500 1.000 .575 .805 .598 97.9 4 2048 7.1 20.0 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2015 49.6 20.7 22.3 7.4 43 33.9 23.1 4.1 35.5 22.3 24.8 2.5 5
2016 56 21.3 18.4 4.3 41.8 35.5 22.7 2.8 45.4 20.6 18.4 5 5.7
2017 42.3 26 26.8 4.9 31.7 29.3 39 10.6 31.7 27.6 20.3 3.3 3.3
2018 50 27.3 20.5 2.3 42 29.5 28.4 1.1 36.4 22.7 26.1 3.4 4.5
2019 38.2 29 23.7 9.2 37.4 32.1 30.5 3.8 25.2 32.1 25.2 4.6 8.4
2020 61.3 16.1 9.7 12.9 38.7 41.9 19.4 6.5 38.7 29 19.4 6.5 0
2021 44.7 31.1 20.4 3.9 40.8 35 24.3 8.7 24.3 28.2 25.2 4.9 8.7
47.4 25.2 21.5 5.8 39.3 33.1 27.6 5.3 33.6 25.7 22.9 4.1 5.7
45.1 22.5 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.5 3.7 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.6

Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2021 Slider STL L 399 78.1 44.2 0.8 2 13.3 -1.2 -8
2021 4-Seamer STL L 101 87.9 22.8 -3.4 -17 8.3 2.5 44
2021 Sinker STL L 115 88.9 30.8 5.2 20 15.6 1 7
2020 Slider STL L 123 80.1 42.7 1.1 3 12.7 1.9 17
2020 4-Seamer STL L 62 89.6 20.4 -2.5 -14 5.4 -0.8 -13
2020 Sinker STL L 20 92.3 24.1 2 9 15.9 1.6 12
2019 Slider STL L 580 82.4 40.6 1.1 3 11.1 3.2 41
2019 Changeup STL L 1 84.2 41.3 9.1 28 12 -26 -186
2019 Sinker STL L 5 94.3 24.7 4 20 15.7 1.4 10
2019 4-Seamer STL L 362 92.4 17.4 -1.4 -9 7.5 0.2 3
2018 Slider CLE L 315 82.8 42 3.1 8 10.8 4.4 70
2018 Sinker CLE L 5 95 24.4 4.6 23 16.3 2 14
2018 4-Seamer CLE L 236 93 16.4 -0.7 -4 7.2 0.4 5
2017 Slider CLE L 567 83.8 39 3.1 9 11.7 6.7 134
2017 Sinker CLE L 14 96.3 20.4 2 11 16.9 1.8 12
2017 4-Seamer CLE L 400 94 14.6 -0.8 -6 8.2 0.4 6
2016 4-Seamer CLE L 388 95 12.9 0.2 1 8.8 0.4 5
2016 Sinker CLE L 51 96.6 15.7 -1 -6 13.9 -0.8 -6
2016 Slider CLE L 676 84.3 38.3 4.2 12 9.7 6.9 247
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2021 4-Seamer 2.1 2 101 16.3 24 .316 .632 .463 6.5 4.2 4.5 .326 .632 .466 61.1
2021 Sinker 0.8 1 118 19 29 .286 .5 .366 15.4 13.8 13.8 .214 .395 .262 32
2021 Slider 1.2 5 401 64.7 110 .29 .452 .368 32.6 31.8 30.2 .228 .351 .314 31.7
2020 Sinker 6 1 20 9.8 2 1 1 .8 20 0 0 .5 .575 .584 100
2020 4-Seamer 0.6 0 62 30.2 22 .25 .25 .355 24 22.7 35.7 .179 .207 .316 18.2
2020 Slider -3.3 -4 123 60 31 .133 .167 .15 35.1 35.5 33.3 .105 .14 .126 15.8
2019 Sinker -1.2 0 5 0.5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .197 .2 .177 0
2019 Changeup -13.7 0 1 0.1 1 0 0 0 100 100 100 0
2019 4-Seamer 0.3 1 366 37.7 79 .27 .556 .419 19.7 20.3 16.5 .267 .568 .414 44.7
2019 Slider -0.3 -2 589 60.6 151 .203 .331 .287 36.2 34.4 27.8 .185 .289 .257 26.8
2018 Sinker 8.6 0 5 0.9 3 .5 .5 .533 0 0 0 .548 .599 .575 0
2018 4-Seamer -0.7 -2 236 40.1 54 .217 .326 .316 20.5 25.9 24.1 .198 .243 .283 43.8
2018 Slider 0.3 1 315 53.6 88 .256 .462 .349 36.5 30.7 26.2 .224 .364 .306 35.3
2017 Sinker 3.7 1 14 1.4 6 .167 .333 .208 22.2 33.3 16.7 .176 .241 .173 50
2017 4-Seamer -1.8 -7 400 40.5 101 .213 .303 .288 23.4 25.7 26 .253 .37 .307 27.7
2017 Slider -3 -17 567 57.4 134 .094 .128 .17 45.8 50 30.3 .107 .154 .183 11.8
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2020 4-Seam Fastball 55 89.6 77 14.2 10:45 11:15 -30
2020 Sinker 17 92.2 85 18.1 10:30 9:45 45
2020 Slider 111 80.1 66 13.8 3:15 3:15 0
2021 4-Seam Fastball 101 87.9 78 14.6 10:30 10:45 -15
2021 Sinker 114 88.8 83 16.7 10:15 9:15 60
2021 Slider 398 78.1 65 14.3 3:15 3:15 0
! Note: This table is showing data from the PITCHER perspective.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2008 459 1809 -13 0 14 10 11
2009 362 1375 -9 6 11 5 14
2010 169 643 3 7 3 5 17
2011 309 1224 0 -1 7 7 14
2012 168 683 -8 -10 4 6 -8
2013 135 554 -6 -7 5 5 -3
2014 264 1091 -14 -13 -1 4 -23
2015 235 946 -11 -10 0 3 -18
2016 346 1421 -15 -12 -6 2 -31
2017 264 1080 -14 -21 3 6 -26
2018 149 578 -3 -4 3 6 2
2019 246 1018 -6 -14 6 8 -5
2020 59 216 -4 -3 0 4 -3
2021 163 620 11 -12 3 7 8
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 966 49.8 52.8 72.9 35 35.8 39.9 65.9 44.1 42.5 8.2 55.8
2016 1118 49 53.7 78.2 40.8 42.2 42.7 61.8 47.2 36.2 8 61.8
2017 987 49.4 61.3 76.5 34.1 40.6 43.8 63.1 47.5 36.2 7 59.4
2018 588 51.8 61.5 75.7 27.2 47.9 38.3 65.6 44.6 31.7 7.2 82.5
2019 972 49.1 59.4 80.4 29.2 49.6 40.1 58.1 43.9 30.7 8.1 68.8
2020 205 47.8 64.3 74.6 22.4 50 39.5 52.7 42.4 31 6.3 69.2
2021 620 48.7 62.9 82.1 24.8 53.2 39.4 59.8 43.4 25.7 8.1 70
5456 49.4 58.2 77.5 32.6 43.6 41 61.9 45.2 34.5 7.7 64.8
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 60.6 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2015 100 100 99 96 98 84 49 90 82 100 39 100 100 81 28
2016 100 100 98 89 100 82 56 80 79 100 99 98 100 83 18
2017 99 98 100 99 95 97 93 100 99 99 44 98 99 70 16
2018 55 8
2019 52 83 70 54 34 69 23 53 76 83 12 82 52 41 14
2020
2021 5 2
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2019 21.5 11 9.3 2 3 7 4 36.4
2020 0 0.4 0 0 1 0
2021 24.3 5 5.9 -1 4 3 3 60

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 11 8 11 8 11 9 10 12 10 9 11 10 5 10 10 11 9 8 8 10 4 9 9 11 8 11 11 9 10 7 11
2020 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1
2021 5 7 5 6 7 5 6 7 5 7 7 7 4 4 5 7 4 6 7 7 3 6 6 6 6 8 6 5 6 6 6
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights and distances, but does not attempt to adjust for environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 95 95.2 0.2 94.1 -1.1 93 -1.1 92.4 -0.6 90.2 -2.2 88.4 -1.8
Offspeed Velocity 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 84.2 0 0 0 0 0
Breaking Velocity 84.4 84.3 -0.1 83.8 -0.5 82.8 -1 82.4 -0.4 80.1 -2.3 78.1 -2
Exit Velocity 86.4 87.3 0.9 82.5 -4.8 87.5 5 88.5 1 86.6 -1.9 86.3 -0.3
Launch Angle 9.5 5.8 -3.7 11.3 5.5 9 -2.3 17 8 11 -6 10.1 -0.9
Barrel % 5 5.7 0.7 3.3 -2.4 4.5 1.2 8.4 3.9 0 -8.4 8.7 8.7
Hard Hit % 29.6 30.9 1.3 21.3 -9.6 37.6 16.3 33.1 -4.5 19.4 -13.7 36.9 17.5
Sweet Spot % 22.3 28.4 6.1 39.8 11.4 34.1 -5.7 37.4 3.3 16.1 -21.3 31.1 15
xBA .153 .155 0.002 .17 0.015 .208 0.038 .208 0 .138 -0.07 .239 0.101
BA .151 .16 0.009 .144 -0.016 .233 0.089 .225 -0.008 .191 -0.034 .293 0.102
xwOBA .22 .197 -0.023 .233 0.036 .287 0.054 .308 0.021 .22 -0.088 .328 0.108
wOBA .218 .21 -0.008 .207 -0.003 .321 0.114 .32 -0.001 .254 -0.066 .372 0.118
xSLG .236 .261 0.025 .246 -0.015 .307 0.061 .372 0.065 .172 -0.2 .398 0.226
SLG .239 .294 0.055 .205 -0.089 .391 0.186 .4 0.009 .213 -0.187 .486 0.273
K% 40.7 44.7 4 38.9 -5.8 29.2 -9.7 29.7 0.5 29.1 -0.6 24.4 -4.7
BB% 8.1 3.3 -4.8 8.6 5.3 10.4 1.8 11.4 1 9.1 -2.3 9.8 0.7
Swing % 44.1 47.2 3.1 47.5 0.3 44.6 -2.9 43.9 -0.7 42.4 -1.5 43.4 1
Whiff% 42.5 36.2 -6.3 36.2 0 31.7 -4.5 30.7 -1 31 0.3 25.7 -5.3
In Zone % 49.8 49 -0.8 49.4 0.4 51.8 2.4 49.1 -2.7 47.8 -1.3 48.7 0.9
Out of Zone % 50.2 51 0.8 50.6 -0.4 48.2 -2.4 50.9 2.7 52.2 1.3 51.3 -0.9
Out of Zone Swing % 35 40.8 5.8 34.1 -6.7 27.2 -6.9 29.2 2 22.4 -6.8 24.8 2.4
First Pitch Swing % 24.8 26.2 1.4 27 0.8 27.9 0.9 23.3 -4.6 23.6 0.3 23.2 -0.4
First Pitch Strike % 65.9 61.8 -4.1 63.1 1.3 65.6 2.5 58.1 -7.5 52.7 -5.4 59.8 7.1
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2016 272 .213 199 5 2.5 73 16 21.9
2017 243 .208 172 3 1.7 71 8 11.3
2018 145 .333 100 0 0.0 45 4 8.9
2019 229 .322 120 1 0.8 109 15 13.8
2020 55 .254 33 2 6.1 22 6 27.3
2021 163 .372 88 14 15.9 75 24 32.0

Pitch Distribution