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Shelby Miller

Shelby Charles Miller (twitter: @ShelbyMiller19)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 215 lb.

Born: October 10, 1990 in Houston, TX
High School: Brownwood HS (Brownwood, TX)
Drafted
by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1st round (19th pick) of the 2009 amateur draft.
Signed August 17, 2009. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 5, 2012 (Age 21.331, 17,916th in MLB history)   vs. NYM 2.0 IP, 1 H, 4 SO, 0 BB, 0 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2013 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Cardinals/Braves 2012-2015
2015 Contract Status: Signed thru 2015, 1 yr/$535k (15) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 2.030, Arb Eligible: 2016, Free Agent: 2019 [*], Agents: CAA Sports [*]
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Standard Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W Awards
2012 21 STL NL 1 0 1.000 1.32 6 1 1 0 0 0 13.2 9 2 2 0 4 0 16 1 0 0 54 296 1.85 0.951 5.9 0.0 2.6 10.5 4.00
2013 22 STL NL 15 9 .625 3.06 31 31 0 1 1 0 173.1 152 65 59 20 57 0 169 5 0 2 722 122 3.67 1.206 7.9 1.0 3.0 8.8 2.96 RoY-3
2014 23 STL NL 10 9 .526 3.74 32 31 0 1 1 0 183.0 160 78 76 22 73 4 127 2 0 4 764 98 4.54 1.273 7.9 1.1 3.6 6.2 1.74
2015 24 ATL NL 5 1 .833 1.50 9 9 0 2 2 0 60.0 36 11 10 3 18 2 48 3 1 0 232 258 3.22 0.900 5.4 0.5 2.7 7.2 2.67
4 Yrs 31 19 .620 3.08 78 72 1 4 4 0 430.0 357 156 147 45 152 6 360 11 1 6 1772 121 3.92 1.184 7.5 0.9 3.2 7.5 2.37
162 Game Avg. 14 9 .620 3.08 35 33 0 2 2 0 195 162 71 67 20 69 3 163 5 0 3 803 121 3.92 1.184 7.5 0.9 3.2 7.5 2.37
STL (3 yrs) 26 18 .591 3.33 69 63 1 2 2 0 370.0 321 145 137 42 134 4 312 8 0 6 1540 111 4.03 1.230 7.8 1.0 3.3 7.6 2.33
ATL (1 yr) 5 1 .833 1.50 9 9 0 2 2 0 60.0 36 11 10 3 18 2 48 3 1 0 232 258 3.22 0.900 5.4 0.5 2.7 7.2 2.67
Hold your mouse over the values in the Saves, ERA, or FIP columns for additional information.

Player Value--Pitchers

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Awards
2012 21 STL NL 13.2 6 1 2 1.32 4.07 -0.01 -0.10 91.8 3.65 3 0.4 1.0 -0.0 0.5 5 .564 .502
2013 22 STL NL 173.1 31 31 65 3.38 4.08 -0.20 0.16 95.2 4.22 17 2.0 -0.1 3.4 30 .565 .512 $490,000 RoY-3
2014 23 STL NL 183.0 32 31 78 3.84 3.94 0.28 0.14 100.5 3.82 1 0.1 .6 -0.1 1.6 14 .503 .501 $521,000
2015 24 ATL NL 60.0 9 9 11 1.65 3.78 0.08 0.15 100.6 3.87 16 1.9 -0.1 2.4 20 .716 .512
4 Seasons 430.0 78 72 156 3.27 3.98 0.05 0.14 98.1 3.98 37 4.4 .9 -0.3 7.9 69 .557 .507 $1,011,000
STL (3 yrs) 370.0 69 63 145 3.53 4.01 0.04 0.14 97.7 4.00 21 2.5 .9 -0.3 5.5 49 .536 .506 $1,011,000
ATL (1 yr) 60.0 9 9 11 1.65 3.78 0.08 0.15 100.6 3.87 16 1.9 -0.1 2.4 20 .716 .512

Postseason Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg Series Rslt Opp W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
2012 21 STL NL NLCS L SFG 0 0 5.40 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.1 4 2 2 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 15 1.500 10.8 0.0 2.7 10.8 4.00
2013 22 STL NL NLDS W PIT 0 0 9.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 1.000 9.0 9.0 0.0 9.0
2014 23 STL NL NLDS W LAD 0 0 3.18 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.2 5 2 2 0 3 0 4 1 0 0 24 1.412 7.9 0.0 4.8 6.4 1.33
2014 23 STL NL NLCS L SFG 0 0 7.36 1 1 0 0 0 0 3.2 6 3 3 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 18 2.182 14.7 0.0 4.9 7.4 1.50
3 Yrs (4 Series) 0 0 5.27 5 2 0 0 0 0 13.2 16 8 8 1 6 0 12 1 0 0 61 1.610 10.5 0.7 4.0 7.9 2.00
2 NLDS 0 0 4.05 2 1 0 0 0 0 6.2 6 3 3 1 3 0 5 1 0 0 28 1.350 8.1 1.4 4.1 6.8 1.67
2 NLCS 0 0 6.43 3 1 0 0 0 0 7.0 10 5 5 0 3 0 7 0 0 0 33 1.857 12.9 0.0 3.9 9.0 2.33

Batting Against -- Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PAu G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS BAbip TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB ROE
2012 21 STL NL 6 54 49 2 9 1 0 0 0 0 4 16 .184 .259 .204 .463 .273 10 1 1 0 0 0 0
2013 22 STL NL 31 722 650 65 152 25 2 20 9 4 57 169 .234 .299 .371 .670 .284 241 11 5 7 3 0 6
2014 23 STL NL 32 764 678 78 160 29 4 22 14 6 73 127 .236 .310 .388 .698 .259 263 14 2 7 4 4 4
2015 24 ATL NL 9 232 209 11 36 8 0 3 4 1 18 48 .172 .247 .254 .500 .208 53 5 3 1 1 2 1
4 Yrs 78 1772 1586 156 357 63 6 45 27 11 152 360 .225 .296 .358 .653 .262 567 31 11 15 8 6 11
162 Game Avg. 35 803 719 71 162 29 3 20 12 5 69 163 .225 .296 .358 .653 .262 257 14 5 7 4 3 5
MLB Averages .253 .317 .396 .713 .297

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg PtchR PtchW Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI LevHi LevMd LevLo
2012 21 STL NL 4.2 0.4 54 0.4 0.9 -0.4 .81 0.5 0.1 3.9 0.4 0.83 4.5 2 0 3
2013 22 STL NL 10.8 1.2 738 1.2 11.6 -10.5 .92 0.3 0.9 9.6 1.0 0.91 4.8 0 0 0
2014 23 STL NL 1.0 0.1 790 0.7 13.5 -12.8 .99 0.1 0.6 1.6 0.2 0.91 0.6 0 0 1
2015 24 ATL NL 15.7 1.8 239 1.3 4.0 -2.8 .90 1.6 -0.2 16.9 2.0 0.91 18.4 0 0 0
4 Yrs 31.6 3.5 1821 3.5 30.1 -26.6 .94 2.4 1.3 32.1 3.6 0.91 28.3 2 0 4

Starting Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg G GS Wgs Lgs ND Wchp Ltuf Wtm Ltm tmW-L% Wlst Lsv CG SHO QS QS% GmScA Best Wrst BQR BQS sDR lDR RS/GS RS/IP IP/GS Pit/GS <80 80-99 100-119 ≥120 Max
2012 21 STL NL 6 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 0 1 100% 75.0 75 75 2 0 0 1 1.1 0.0 6.0 72 1 0 0 0 72
2013 22 STL NL 31 31 15 9 7 4 2 21 10 .677 3 2 1 1 13 42% 55.7 98 21 25 4 0 13 4.8 5.3 5.6 96 2 15 14 0 113
2014 23 STL NL 32 31 10 9 12 3 1 15 16 .484 4 3 1 1 14 45% 52.8 85 20 24 5 0 11 3.5 3.6 5.9 92 2 23 6 0 110
2015 24 ATL NL 9 9 5 1 3 1 1 8 1 .889 0 1 2 2 7 78% 66.0 88 53 0 0 0 6 4.0 3.6 6.7 95 1 5 3 0 112
4 Yrs 78 72 30 19 23 8 4 45 27 .625 7 6 4 4 35 49% 56 98 20 51 9 0 31 4.1 4.2 5.9 94 6 43 23 0 113
MLB Averages .500 52% 52 102 -16 4.2 4.2 5.9 95

Reliever Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg G GR GF Wgr Lgr SVOpp SV BSv SV% SVSit Hold IR IS IS% 1stIP aLI LevHi LevMd LevLo Ahd Tie Bhd Runr Empt >3o <3o IPmult 0DR Out/GR Pit/GR
2012 21 STL NL 6 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 6 .808 2 0 3 1 1 3 0 5 2 1 2 0 4.6 25
2014 23 STL NL 32 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .989 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 3.0 17
2 Yrs 38 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .977 2 0 4 1 1 4 0 6 2 1 3 0 4.3 24

Ratio Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB DPopp DPs DP%
2012 21 STL NL 54 59% 0.0% 29.6% 7.4% 1.9% 11% 0.74 0.79 61% 18% 0.0% 21% 7 1 14%
2013 22 STL NL 722 53% 2.8% 23.4% 7.9% 6.5% 31% 0.65 0.80 64% 24% 7.8% 11% 136 11 8%
2014 23 STL NL 764 54% 2.9% 16.6% 9.6% 7.2% 34% 0.69 0.84 70% 24% 8.1% 16% 120 14 12%
2015 24 ATL NL 232 52% 1.3% 20.7% 7.8% 4.7% 31% 1.01 1.16 69% 24% 4.5% 15% 36 5 14%
4 Yrs 1772 53% 2.5% 20.3% 8.6% 6.4% 32% 0.71 0.87 67% 24% 7.4% 14% 299 31 10%
MLB Averages 45% 2.5% 20.0% 7.8% 7.4% 33% 0.83 1.11 68% 23% 7.5% 13% 11%

Pitch Summary -- Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1st% 30% 30c 30s 02% 02c 02s 02h L/SO S/SO L/SO% 3pK 4pW PAu Pitu Stru
2012 21 STL NL 54 196 3.63 133 67.9% 28.6% 21.1% 25.6% 24.8% 71.4% 0.0% 48.5% 70.5% 57.4% 1.9% 1 0 31.5% 17 15 1 6 10 37.5% 5 1 0 0 0
2013 22 STL NL 724 2968 4.10 1955 65.9% 27.6% 16.1% 31.2% 25.1% 72.4% 0.0% 47.7% 77.7% 62.2% 3.9% 28 19 33.0% 239 147 10 51 117 30.2% 27 9 0 0 0
2014 23 STL NL 767 2859 3.73 1821 64.0% 28.9% 12.1% 28.2% 30.9% 71.1% 1.3% 45.5% 83.0% 60.4% 4.8% 37 19 23.5% 180 109 10 39 86 30.7% 24 14 0 0 0
2015 24 ATL NL 232 859 3.70 571 66.8% 26.3% 15.1% 30.1% 28.5% 73.7% 1.4% 49.2% 79.6% 65.1% 4.3% 10 4 27.2% 63 36 1 11 37 22.9% 10 4 0 0 0
4 Yrs 1777 6882 3.87 4480 65.3% 28.0% 14.5% 29.6% 27.9% 72.0% 0.7% 47.0% 79.9% 61.6% 4.3% 76 42 28.1% 499 307 22 107 250 29.7% 66 28 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 64.0% 27.6% 16.1% 27.1% 29.2% 72.4% 1.4% 46.3% 77.7% 60.2% 4.5% 24.3% 24.1%

Baserunning & Situational Stats*

Hits Home Runs Advances Baserunning
Year Age Tm Lg PA H Inf Bnt All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd <2,3B Scr SO % ROE WP PB SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS BT PAu
2012 21 STL NL 54 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 22 STL NL 722 152 13 1 20 0 8 9 11 8 12 26 11 8 42% 6 2 0 253 9 4 69% 8 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
2014 23 STL NL 764 160 13 3 22 0 6 12 10 7 15 32 13 8 41% 4 4 1 263 14 6 70% 11 6 3 0 0 0 1 1 11 0
2015 24 ATL NL 232 36 7 1 3 0 5 1 2 2 1 14 3 6 21% 1 0 1 72 4 1 80% 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
4 Yrs 1772 357 33 5 45 0 19 22 23 17 28 72 27 22 38% 11 6 2 607 27 11 71% 23 11 4 0 0 0 1 1 20 0
MLB Averages 52% 73%

Cumulative Pitching

Year Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W ERA+
2012 21 1 0 1.000 1.32 6 1 1 0 0 0 13.2 9 2 2 0 4 0 16 1 0 0 54 296 0.951 5.9 0.0 2.6 10.5 4.00 296
2013 22 16 9 .640 2.94 37 32 1 1 1 0 187.0 161 67 61 20 61 0 185 6 0 2 776 128 1.187 7.7 1.0 2.9 8.9 3.03 128
2014 23 26 18 .591 3.33 69 63 1 2 2 0 370.0 321 145 137 42 134 4 312 8 0 6 1540 111 1.230 7.8 1.0 3.3 7.6 2.33 111
2015 24 31 19 .620 3.08 78 72 1 4 4 0 430.0 357 156 147 45 152 6 360 11 1 6 1772 121 1.184 7.5 0.9 3.2 7.5 2.37 121

Neutralized Pitching

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age W L W-L% ERA IP H R ER HR BB SO HBP WHIP H9 BB9 SO9 SO/W HR9 Gact
2012 21 1 1 .500 1.29 14.0 9 2 2 0 4 16 1 0.929 5.8 2.6 10.3 4.00 0.0 6
2013 22 10 9 .526 3.38 173.0 163 72 65 21 61 169 5 1.295 8.5 3.2 8.8 2.77 1.1 31
2014 23 10 10 .500 3.84 183.0 173 87 78 24 79 127 2 1.377 8.5 3.9 6.2 1.61 1.2 32
2015 24 5 2 .714 1.65 60.0 39 12 11 3 20 48 3 0.983 5.9 3.0 7.2 2.40 0.5 9
4 Yrs 26 22 .542 3.27 430.0 384 173 156 48 164 360 11 1.274 8.0 7.5 2.20 1.0 78



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

WAR for Pitcherss c a p y
2015 NL  2.4 (5th)

Earned Run Average s c a p y
2013 NL  3.06 (10th)
2015 NL  1.50 (3rd)

Wins s c a p y
2013 NL  15 (6th)
2015 NL  5 (7th)

Win-Loss % s c a p y
2015 NL  .833 (3rd)

Walks & Hits per IP s c a p y
2015 NL  0.900 (3rd)

Hits per 9 IP s c a p y
2014 NL  7.869 (10th)
2015 NL  5.400 (1st)

Complete Games s c a p y
2015 NL  2 (1st)

Shutouts s c a p y
2013 NL  1 (4th)
2014 NL  1 (10th)
2015 NL  2 (1st)
Active  4 (33rd)

Home Runs s c a p y
2014 NL  22 (10th)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
2014 NL  73 (6th)

Home Runs per 9 IP s c a p y
2015 NL  0.450 (10th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
2015 NL  3 (8th)

Adjusted ERA+ s c a p y
2015 NL  258 (2nd)

Adj. Pitching Runs s c a p y
2015 NL  16 (4th)

Adj. Pitching Wins s c a p y
2015 NL  1.8 (4th)

Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24)s c a p y
2015 NL  16.86 (4th)

Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI)s c a p y
2015 NL  1.6 (2nd)

Base-Out Wins Saved (REW)s c a p y
2015 NL  2.0 (4th)

Youngest s c a p y
2012 NL  born 1990-10-10 (9th)

             

Statistics like WPA, REW and RE24 are computed from play-by-play data which is only complete from 1974 to the present. From 1938-1973, the data is incomplete, though for most seasons only less than 20 games per season total are missing. Please see our page on data coverage for a full view of the data used to create these leaderboards.

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkPitching - 5 (437), Average HOFer ≈ 40
Gray InkPitching - 28 (863), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 4 (1536), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
JAWS Starting Pitcher (972nd), 8.3 career WAR/8.3 7yr-peak WAR/8.3 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 62) = 73.9 career WAR/50.3 7yr-peak WAR/62.1 JAWS

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