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Andrew Miller named ALCS MVP for Cleveland Indians, but says he doesn't deserve it

Andrew Miller was named MVP of the American League Championship Series, but he said he didn't deserve the award. The Indians advanced to the World Series on Wednesday with a 3-0 victory over Toronto in Game 5 of the ALCS. Miller helped secure the win with 2 2/3 scoreless innings, which was not surprising.

Andrew Miller on the Evolution of his Slider

If you didn’t already know that Andrew Miller has a great slider, you do now. The lanky left-hander has been dominating the postseason. He’s also been garnering plenty of media attention, including here at FanGraphs.

Andrew Miller wins well-deserved ALCS MVP

The Cleveland Indians won Game 5 of the American League Championship Series on Wednesday, and afterward reliever Andrew Miller was named the series' Most Valuable Player. He delivered each time out. All told, Miller worked 7 2/3 innings, striking out 14 batters and allowing zero runs on three hits and no walks.

Indians' Andrew Miller has become postseason weapon unlike anything we've seen

On July 31, the day before the trade deadline, the Indians traded four prospects to the Yankees for ace reliever Andrew Miller. They paid an extraordinary price -- two top 100 prospects and two others -- but Miller is a difference-maker, someone who's value increases in the postseason thanks to the built-in off-days.

October surprise: Andrew Miller becomes a household name

Andrew Miller made his last major league start in 2011, but he’s still asked on occasion if he has an itch to try again. Two or three years ago, he might have responded with a “maybe” and a wistful smile. But Miller is 31 years old now, and exceedingly good at his job, and he’s smart enough to understand the danger in tempting fate.

Andrew Miller has been out-of-this-world good for the Indians in the postseason

Andrew Miller, the former Yankee reliever, has been spectacular this October, throwing 7-2/3 scoreless innings in four appearances. The lefty has held opponents to a .120 average and a .379 OPS, striking out 17 and walking only two. It's enough to make Pedro Martinez, who knows a thing or two about pitching, gush about Miller on Twitter.

Pedro Martinez gave Indians star Andrew Miller the ultimate compliment

Andrew Miller has been dominant for the Indians this postseason, and his stellar two-inning performance during Saturday's 2-1 ALCS victory over the Blue Jays had everyone in the baseball world talking. But what one future Hall of Famer said about the Indians reliever could be enough to give Yankees fans nightmares for years to come.

Strikeout machine Andrew Miller has changed the game for the Cleveland Indians in 2016

Andrew Miller presents a challenge on the mound that few, if any, teams seem equipped to tackle. He stands 6-feet, 7 inches tall and he slings his mid-90s heater and unforgiving slider from a deceptive angle. The result, far more often than not in this postseason, is a strikeout. That was the case on Saturday, when he fanned the first four batters he faced.

Andrew Miller has Cleveland two wins from the World Series

Andrew Miller has Cleveland two wins from the World Series -- and Toronto batters flailing. He is making the Blue Jays look like Little Leaguers. The lanky left-hander struck out the side in the seventh, two more in the eighth and has 10 strikeouts in 3 2/3 innings in the series. He has not allowed a run in 16 career postseason innings.

Video: Andrew Miller's five strikeouts vs. Toronto

Andrew Miller records all five outs he gets via the strikeout in the Cleveland Indians' 2-0 shutout win over the Torongo Blue Jays on Friday night: Strikeout, strikeout, ground out, strikeout, strikeout, strikeout.

Maybe the Indians' Andrew Miller has created a new position - Super Reliever

Designated hitter is an awful name. Originally called the designated pinch hitter, the problem really rests with the laborious and unflattering first adjective. What, specified batsman or assigned offensive employee weren't sexy enough? We're not going to do that to Andrew Miller. We're going to make his game-changing, season-saving, possibly champion-making job sound much cooler.

Cleveland Indians reliever Andrew Miller has proven to be elite

There was a time in Andrew Miller’s career when the left-handed pitcher struggled to get people out and keep runners on base rather than allowing them to cross home plate. But after bouncing around to three teams in his first eight years in Major League Baseball, Miller found his way in the Boston Red Sox bullpen, and has been played at an elite level ever since.

Matt Harvey Progressing Towards Return

No single player on the New York Mets has the spotlight directed on him more than ace Matt Harvey. The big right hander is recovering from thoracic outlet syndrome which ended his 2016 rather prematurely. It seems that he’s feeling better, throwing off flat ground in a recent Instagram photo.

Nothing routine about Andrew Miller's mission -- Putting out fires

While Andrew Miller's pregame regimen is nothing out of the ordinary, the versatility he displays upon arrival in the bullpen makes him a rarity among his peers. If Miller were in the entertainment business rather than the getting-hitters-out business, he would be in contention for an Oscar, an Emmy, a Grammy and a Tony.

Indians beat Red Sox in Game 1 as Andrew Miller gets ‘save’

With his Indians protecting a one-run lead with two outs in the fifth inning of Game 1 of the American League Division Series against the Red Sox, Terry Francona called on his best reliever, Andrew Miller. Miller pitched two scoreless innings to settle down the game as the Indians earned a 5-4 victory. “Miserable,” Jason Kipnis said of what it’s like facing Miller.

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