Cleveland Indians thinking long term with Andrew Miller's return from injury
When the Cleveland Indians get reliever Andrew Miller back from injury, they want to make sure he stays that way for the remainder of the season instead of having to send him back to the disabled list for a third time in 2018. Out of the lineup since May 25 because of a sore right knee, Miller has not been activated because the Indians want to make sure he will remain healthy.
Andrew Miller visits specialist to have left knee examined
Indians pitcher Andrew Miller visited a specialist in New York on Tuesday to have his injured left knee examined. Miller, a dominant presence in Cleveland's bullpen, was examined by New York Mets medical director Dr. David Altchek at the Hospital For Special Surgery. Indians general manager Chris Antonetti said there's no indication at this point that Miller will need surgery.
Tar Heels Making Early Impact In Young MLB Season
As the 2018 baseball season rolls along, there are plenty of former Tar Heels who are in pro organizations making an impact. Colin Moran has emerged as a staple in Pittsburgh, coming through as one of the team's best hitters in 2018. Andrew Miller is currently on the Indians' 10-day disabled list. Kent Emanuel has been dominant at Houston's AAA affiliate in Fresno.
Indians reliever Andrew Miller loves Cleveland, wants to stay
Cleveland Indians lefty Andrew Miller's slider often buckles right-handed batters to their knees. The Indians are counting on the 6-foot-7 All-Star reliever to dominate again in the 2018 season, which opens Thursday in Seattle. How do you like Cleveland so far? Miller: My family's really enjoyed it. It's been a great town. In Cleveland, people are so invested in their teams.
Vote: Does North Carolina or Arizona State have a better NFL/MLB/NBA trio?
It's time to round out the Final Four. Both trios from North Carolina and Arizona State include veteran leaders who have had plenty of career-defining moments. UNC: Julius Peppers, Carolina Panthers, Andrew Miller, Cleveland Indians, Vince Carter, Sacramento Kings; ASU: Terrell Suggs, Baltimore Ravens, Dustin Pedroia, Boston Red Sox, James Harden, Houston Rockets.
One bad pitch shows the world Indians' Andrew Miller is human
Andrew Miller is one of the most thoughtful, accountable players in the game, so it was entirely in character when he stood at his locker late Sunday night and embraced the role of stand-up guy. Painful as his outing was, Miller owned every bit of it. He replayed the confrontation for reporters and reflected on his decisions and lack of execution for more than 10 minutes.
Andrew Miller: This Is Believeland
Andrew Miller: While no one ever imagined that we would win that many games in a row, no one was surprised by it. And since then I’ve been thinking a little bit about why that was. I think it comes down to composure, confidence and the desire we all have to get better as a group every day. We know what we have here, and that we are a good team from top to bottom.
Four Tar Heels Playing in MLB Postseason
Tuesday night's 8-4 win by the New York Yankees in the American League Wild Card Game kicked off the 2017 MLB Postseason, and former UNC standout Adam Warren is one of four Tar Heels on teams that made the playoffs this season. Cleveland, last year's AL champion, features 2006 National Pitcher of the Year and all-time Carolina great Andrew Miller.
Indians reliever Andrew Miller returns to health, ready to have fun in the postseason
Andrew Miller is looking to once again have fun in the 2017 Major League Baseball playoffs on an Indians team that posted a 102-60 record, won the American League Central Division title and earned home-field advantage in the first two rounds of the postseason. “I feel good,” said Miller, who has battled patellar tendonitis in his right knee. "I feel like I can still be better."
Is Andrew Miller back to being exactly the Andrew Miller that the Cleveland Indians need in October?
Tuesday marked Andrew Miller's sixth appearance since returning from his second stint on the disabled list. Miller threw heat once he got to the mound. It was Miller striking out the side against Minnesota and delivering the most recent signal that he has returned to the All-Star form that saw him open the season with 15 consecutive scoreless appearances.
Diamond Heels Update: Playoff races
Many Diamond Heel alumni currently in the majors have a chance to leave their mark in October, even if a few of them have found themselves sidelined with injuries. Bullpen ace Andrew Miller has jumped back off the 10-day disabled list to rejoin the Cleveland Indians. Catcher Chris Ianetta is another player that has found himself on a winning team.
Indians may not use Andrew Miller as much in these playoffs
Remember the pain Yankees fans endured last October as they watched Andrew Miller, just months removed from the famed pinstripes, dominate the Indians’ opponents en route to a near-championship? Have you noticed the Yankees, if they can survive a likely American League wild-card game, are on track to face Miller and the Indians in the AL Division Series?
Cleveland Indians activate Andrew Miller from disabled list
The man Toronto Blue Jays fans called "The Angel of Death" last October is back. The Indians officially activated relief ace Andrew Miller from the disabled list Thursday, meaning the 2016 ALCS MVP will be available to pitch during tonight's game against the Kansas City Royals, if needed. Miller, a 2017 All-Star, is having an incredible season.
Andrew Miller set for return to streaking Indians
As if they weren't already rolling, the Indians are getting back All-Star Andrew Miller. Baseball's hottest team plans to activate the elite left-hander Thursday, ending his second stint on the disabled list with tendinitis in his right knee and giving the Indians their best reliever. Despite not having Miller, the Indians have set the American League record with 21 straight wins.
Cleveland Indians, Andrew Miller go back to the "drawing board' regarding his right knee
As manager Terry Francona put it, "it's back to the drawing board" for the Indians and sore-kneed reliever Andrew Miller. Miller left Monday's game with soreness in his right knee, the same knee that put him on the disabled list from Aug. 2 through Friday with patella tendinitis. On Tuesday, the Indians put Miller and right-hander Danny Salazar on the 10-day disabled list.