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Shelby Miller

Shelby Charles Miller (twitter: @ShelbyMiller19)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 225 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/Diamondbacks 2012-2016
2016 Contract Status: Signed thru 2016, 1 yr/$4.35M (16) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2016): 3.030, Arb Eligible: 2017, 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 97 4.54 1.273 7.9 1.1 3.6 6.2 1.74
2015 ★ 24 ATL NL 6 17 .261 3.02 33 33 0 2 2 0 205.1 183 82 69 13 73 8 171 6 2 5 860 126 3.45 1.247 8.0 0.6 3.2 7.5 2.34 AS
2016 25 ARI NL 2 7 .222 6.79 12 12 0 0 0 0 58.1 72 44 44 12 31 3 40 1 0 3 269 63 6.08 1.766 11.1 1.9 4.8 6.2 1.29
5 Yrs 34 42 .447 3.55 114 108 1 4 4 0 633.2 576 271 250 67 238 15 523 15 2 14 2669 107 4.03 1.285 8.2 1.0 3.4 7.4 2.20
162 Game Avg. 10 13 .447 3.55 35 33 0 1 1 0 194 176 83 77 21 73 5 160 5 1 4 818 107 4.03 1.285 8.2 1.0 3.4 7.4 2.20
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
ARI (1 yr) 2 7 .222 6.79 12 12 0 0 0 0 58.1 72 44 44 12 31 3 40 1 0 3 269 63 6.08 1.766 11.1 1.9 4.8 6.2 1.29
ATL (1 yr) 6 17 .261 3.02 33 33 0 2 2 0 205.1 183 82 69 13 73 8 171 6 2 5 860 126 3.45 1.247 8.0 0.6 3.2 7.5 2.34
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 .95 -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 .60 -0.1 1.6 14 .503 .501 $521,000
2015 ★ 24 ATL NL 205.1 33 33 82 3.59 4.18 -0.12 0.17 96.4 4.31 17 1.9 -0.2 3.6 33 .559 .512 $535,000 AS
2016 25 ARI NL 58.1 12 12 44 6.79 4.09 0.22 0.16 107.5 4.34 -15 -1.4 -0.1 -1.0 -11 .382 .491
5 Seasons 633.2 114 108 271 3.85 4.07 0.01 0.15 98.2 4.13 23 3.0 .90 -0.5 8.1 72 .526 .506 $1,546,000
STL (3 yrs) 370.0 69 63 145 3.53 4.01 0.04 0.14 97.7 4.00 21 2.5 .90 -0.3 5.5 49 .536 .506 $1,011,000
ARI (1 yr) 58.1 12 12 44 6.79 4.09 0.22 0.16 107.5 4.34 -15 -1.4 -0.1 -1.0 -11 .382 .491
ATL (1 yr) 205.1 33 33 82 3.59 4.18 -0.12 0.17 96.4 4.31 17 1.9 -0.2 3.6 33 .559 .512 $535,000

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

All-Star Pitching

Year Tm Lg Age GS W L W-L% ERA GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
2015 ATL NL 24

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 33 860 769 82 183 41 5 13 18 6 73 171 .238 .308 .355 .663 .289 273 17 6 8 4 8 6
2016 25 ARI NL 12 269 232 44 72 14 0 12 6 2 31 40 .310 .391 .526 .917 .330 122 6 1 3 2 3 0
5 Yrs 114 2669 2378 271 576 110 11 67 47 18 238 523 .242 .314 .382 .696 .283 909 49 15 25 13 15 16
162 Game Avg. 35 818 728 83 176 34 3 21 14 6 73 160 .242 .314 .382 .696 .283 278 15 5 8 4 5 5
MLB Averages .254 .317 .400 .717 .298

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 12.6 1.4 738 1.2 11.7 -10.5 .92 0.5 0.9 10.3 1.1 0.91 5.7 0 0 0
2014 23 STL NL 0.2 0.0 790 0.6 13.5 -12.9 .99 0.1 0.6 1.2 0.1 0.91 0.2 0 0 1
2015 24 ATL NL 14.1 1.5 896 -0.1 14.8 -14.9 .99 0.6 -0.7 11.4 1.2 0.95 9.3 0 0 0
2016 25 ARI NL -14.1 -1.3 281 -1.9 4.0 -5.9 .99 -1.2 -0.8 -17.8 -1.6 0.95 -13.0 0 0 0
5 Yrs 17.0 2.0 2759 0.3 44.8 -44.5 .97 0.5 -0.1 9.1 1.3 0.93 6.7 2 0 4

Starting Pitching*

Data only available back to 1913
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 4.9 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 33 33 6 17 10 1 8 11 22 .333 3 5 2 2 21 64% 55.6 88 24 16 5 0 15 2.6 2.1 6.2 98 1 15 17 0 113
2016 25 ARI NL 12 12 2 7 3 0 0 4 8 .333 0 2 0 0 2 17% 40.8 64 26 14 1 0 6 3.6 2.6 4.9 87 3 6 3 0 107
5 Yrs 114 108 33 42 33 8 11 52 56 .481 10 12 4 4 51 47% 53 98 20 81 15 0 46 3.6 3.3 5.8 94 9 59 40 0 113
MLB Averages .500 52% 52 104 -16 4.2 4.0 5.9 95

Reliever Pitching*

Data only available back to 1913
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 860 51% 1.5% 19.9% 8.5% 6.9% 32% 0.91 1.21 68% 22% 5.0% 16% 149 17 11%
2016 25 ARI NL 269 45% 4.5% 14.9% 11.5% 9.7% 36% 0.75 1.22 68% 30% 12.0% 9% 50 6 12%
5 Yrs 2669 52% 2.5% 19.6% 8.9% 7.0% 33% 0.75 0.97 67% 24% 7.4% 14% 462 49 11%
MLB Averages 45% 2.6% 20.2% 7.8% 7.5% 33% 0.84 1.12 68% 23% 7.8% 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 861 3247 3.77 2127 66.1% 24.6% 16.0% 30.7% 28.7% 75.4% 2.5% 49.8% 78.7% 60.6% 4.2% 36 13 29.6% 255 161 18 35 136 20.5% 40 15 0 0 0
2016 25 ARI NL 269 1044 3.88 650 63.0% 25.4% 14.0% 30.3% 30.3% 74.6% 3.0% 47.0% 81.2% 58.4% 8.6% 23 12 21.9% 59 35 3 11 28 27.5% 6 8 0 0 0
5 Yrs 2675 10314 3.86 6686 65.2% 26.8% 14.9% 30.0% 28.3% 73.2% 1.5% 47.7% 79.7% 60.7% 4.7% 125 63 28.0% 750 467 42 142 377 27.2% 102 47 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.83 64.0% 27.3% 16.4% 27.2% 29.1% 72.7% 1.4% 46.5% 77.5% 60.3% 4.5% 24.4% 23.9%

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 860 183 26 3 13 0 21 3 10 5 8 53 20 18 38% 6 5 2 290 18 6 75% 18 5 0 1 0 0 1 1 16 0
2016 25 ARI NL 269 72 6 1 12 0 6 5 7 8 4 12 7 2 58% 0 3 1 103 6 2 75% 6 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 8 0
5 Yrs 2669 576 58 8 67 0 41 29 38 28 39 123 51 36 41% 16 14 4 928 47 18 72% 43 17 4 1 0 0 3 3 41 0
MLB Averages 52% 72%

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 32 35 .478 3.22 102 96 1 4 4 0 575.1 504 227 206 55 207 12 483 14 2 11 2400 116 1.236 7.9 0.9 3.2 7.6 2.33 116
2016 25 34 42 .447 3.55 114 108 1 4 4 0 633.2 576 271 250 67 238 15 523 15 2 14 2669 107 1.285 8.2 1.0 3.4 7.4 2.20 107

Neutralized Pitching

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

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 688 total runs (4.25 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 3.23 173.0 159 69 62 21 60 169 5 1.266 8.3 3.1 8.8 2.82 1.1 31
2014 23 10 10 .500 3.74 183.0 171 85 76 24 78 127 2 1.361 8.4 3.8 6.2 1.63 1.2 32
2015 24 12 11 .522 3.42 205.0 192 87 78 14 77 171 6 1.312 8.4 3.4 7.5 2.22 0.6 33
2016 25 2 4 .333 6.21 58.0 73 44 40 12 31 40 1 1.793 11.3 4.8 6.2 1.29 1.9 12
5 Yrs 35 35 .500 3.67 633.0 604 287 258 71 250 523 15 1.349 8.6 7.4 2.09 1.0 114



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Earned Run Average s c a p y
2013 NL  3.06 (10th)

Wins s c a p y
2013 NL  15 (6th)

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

Innings Pitched s c a p y
2015 NL  205.3 (8th)

Games Started s c a p y
2015 NL  33 (1st)

Complete Games s c a p y
2015 NL  2 (5th)

Shutouts s c a p y
2013 NL  1 (4th)
2014 NL  1 (10th)
2015 NL  2 (4th)
Active  4 (27th)

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

Bases on Balls s c a p y
2014 NL  73 (6th)
2015 NL  73 (4th)

Home Runs per 9 IP s c a p y
2015 NL  0.570 (6th)

Losses s c a p y
2015 NL  17 (1st)
2016 NL  7 (3rd)

Batters Faced s c a p y
2015 NL  860 (6th)

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

                           

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkPitching - 1 (867), Average HOFer ≈ 40
Gray InkPitching - 19 (1149), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 5 (1302), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 10 (887), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Starting Pitcher (997th), 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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