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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 96 4.54 1.273 7.9 1.1 3.6 6.2 1.74
2015 ★ 24 ATL NL 5 7 .417 2.27 20 20 0 2 2 0 127.0 102 39 32 7 41 5 107 4 1 2 518 164 3.17 1.126 7.2 0.5 2.9 7.6 2.61 AS
4 Yrs 31 25 .554 3.06 89 83 1 4 4 0 497.0 423 184 169 49 175 9 419 12 1 8 2058 121 3.81 1.203 7.7 0.9 3.2 7.6 2.39
162 Game Avg. 12 10 .554 3.06 35 33 0 2 2 0 196 167 73 67 19 69 4 166 5 0 3 814 121 3.81 1.203 7.7 0.9 3.2 7.6 2.39
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 110 4.03 1.230 7.8 1.0 3.3 7.6 2.33
ATL (1 yr) 5 7 .417 2.27 20 20 0 2 2 0 127.0 102 39 32 7 41 5 107 4 1 2 518 164 3.17 1.126 7.2 0.5 2.9 7.6 2.61
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 127.0 20 20 39 2.76 3.97 -0.15 0.15 100.0 4.28 22 2.6 -0.1 3.6 32 .632 .516 AS
4 Seasons 497.0 89 83 184 3.33 4.00 -0.00 0.14 98.3 4.07 43 5.1 .9 -0.4 9.1 80 .557 .508 $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) 127.0 20 20 39 2.76 3.97 -0.15 0.15 100.0 4.28 22 2.6 -0.1 3.6 32 .632 .516

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 20 518 468 39 102 21 4 7 12 5 41 107 .218 .286 .325 .611 .268 152 8 4 4 1 5 2
4 Yrs 89 2058 1845 184 423 76 10 49 35 15 175 419 .229 .299 .361 .660 .270 666 34 12 18 8 9 12
162 Game Avg. 35 814 729 73 167 30 4 19 14 6 69 166 .229 .299 .361 .660 .270 263 13 5 7 3 4 5
MLB Averages .253 .316 .396 .713 .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 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 18.9 2.1 541 1.1 9.0 -7.8 .97 1.4 -0.2 17.7 2.0 0.96 16.6 0 0 0
4 Yrs 34.8 3.8 2123 3.4 35.0 -31.6 .96 2.3 1.3 32.9 3.6 0.92 26.5 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 20 20 5 7 8 1 4 9 11 .450 1 4 2 2 14 70% 59.5 88 31 7 2 0 11 2.8 2.0 6.4 97 1 9 10 0 112
4 Yrs 89 83 30 25 28 8 7 46 37 .554 8 9 4 4 42 51% 56 98 20 58 11 0 36 3.8 3.7 5.9 94 6 47 30 0 113
MLB Averages .500 52% 52 102 -16 4.2 4.1 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 518 53% 1.4% 20.7% 7.9% 6.2% 31% 0.96 1.25 69% 23% 4.6% 16% 82 8 10%
4 Yrs 2058 53% 2.4% 20.4% 8.5% 6.6% 32% 0.73 0.92 67% 24% 7.0% 14% 345 34 10%
MLB Averages 45% 2.5% 20.0% 7.8% 7.4% 33% 0.84 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 519 1943 3.74 1283 66.6% 24.7% 16.1% 30.6% 28.5% 75.3% 2.4% 50.1% 78.6% 61.7% 3.9% 20 9 28.3% 147 91 7 20 87 18.7% 23 6 0 0 0
4 Yrs 2064 7966 3.86 5192 65.4% 27.4% 14.8% 29.8% 28.0% 72.6% 1.1% 47.5% 79.6% 61.2% 4.2% 86 47 28.2% 583 362 28 116 300 27.7% 79 30 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 64.0% 27.5% 16.2% 27.1% 29.2% 72.5% 1.4% 46.5% 77.7% 60.3% 4.5% 24.4% 24.0%

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 518 102 18 2 7 0 14 2 5 4 3 28 10 11 36% 2 2 2 162 12 5 71% 12 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 8 0
4 Yrs 2058 423 44 6 49 0 28 23 26 19 30 86 34 27 40% 12 8 3 697 35 15 70% 31 14 4 1 0 0 2 2 25 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 110 1.230 7.8 1.0 3.3 7.6 2.33 110
2015 24 31 25 .554 3.06 89 83 1 4 4 0 497.0 423 184 169 49 175 9 419 12 1 8 2058 121 1.203 7.7 0.9 3.2 7.6 2.39 121

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 3.93 183.0 176 89 80 24 80 127 2 1.399 8.7 3.9 6.2 1.59 1.2 32
2015 24 8 6 .571 2.83 127.0 112 45 40 8 45 107 4 1.236 7.9 3.2 7.6 2.38 0.6 20
4 Yrs 29 26 .527 3.39 497.0 460 208 187 53 190 419 12 1.308 8.3 7.6 2.21 1.0 89



* - 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  3.6 (4th)

Earned Run Average s c a p y
2013 NL  3.06 (10th)
2015 NL  2.27 (4th)

Wins s c a p y
2013 NL  15 (6th)

Hits per 9 IP s c a p y
2014 NL  7.869 (10th)
2015 NL  7.228 (8th)

Games Started s c a p y
2015 NL  20 (10th)

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

Shutouts s c a p y
2013 NL  1 (4th)
2014 NL  1 (10th)
2015 NL  2 (1st)
Active  4 (34th)

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  0.496 (6th)

Adjusted ERA+ s c a p y
2015 NL  164 (4th)

Adj. Pitching Runs s c a p y
2015 NL  19 (6th)

Adj. Pitching Wins s c a p y
2015 NL  2.1 (6th)

Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24)s c a p y
2015 NL  17.67 (6th)

Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI)s c a p y
2015 NL  1.4 (8th)

Base-Out Wins Saved (REW)s c a p y
2015 NL  2.0 (6th)

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 - 1 (862), Average HOFer ≈ 40
Gray InkPitching - 22 (1040), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 6 (1185), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
JAWS Starting Pitcher (917th), 9.3 career WAR/9.3 7yr-peak WAR/9.3 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 62) = 73.9 career WAR/50.3 7yr-peak WAR/62.1 JAWS

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