Allen Wade Miley (born November 13, 1986) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball. He previously pitched for the Arizona Diamondbacks from 2011 to 2014.
Miley was called up to the majors for the first time on August 15, 2011 and would finish the season with a 4-2 record in eight games (seven starts).
Miley was named the NL Rookie of the Month for April 2012, pitching 3–0 with a 1.29 ERA, striking out 15 in 21 innings in two starts. Miley took a no-hitter into the 6th inning against Miami. He was also named a NL All-Star in his rookie season after beginning the 2012 season with a 9–5 record with a 3.04 ERA.
Miley stood out in 2012, winning 16 games for the Diamondbacks in 29 starts. He also made 3 relief appearances. He had an ERA of 3.33 in 194.2 innings.
On April 22, 2013, Miley hit his first career home run. Miley took a step back from his strong rookie season, managing just 10 wins despite pitching over 200 innings.
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He throws four main pitches with an occasional fifth. The main four are four-seam fastball and two-seam fastballs (88–92), a slider (79–82), and a changeup to right-handed hitters. (80–81). The least commonly thrown is a curveball in the mid-upper 70s, mostly against right-handers. His favored off-speed pitch with 2 strikes is the slider.
- ↑ Southeastern Louisiana's Miley Drafted No. 43 Overall By Arizona Diamondbacks. Southland.org. Retrieved on March 24, 2014.
- ↑ Olney, Buster. Waiver targets among pitchers. Insider.espn.go.com. Retrieved on March 24, 2014.
- ↑ Southeastern Louisiana Athletics- Former Lion Miley Selected to MLB All-Star Team. Lionsports.net (January 7, 2012). Retrieved on March 24, 2014.
- ↑ Bryce Harper lives up to the hype, earns NL ROY honors in extremely close vote. Yahoo Sports. Retrieved on November 13, 2012.
- ↑ http://espn.go.com/boston/mlb/story/_/id/12013111/boston-red-sox-acquire-lhp-wade-miley-arizona-diamonbacks
- ↑ Brooks Baseball · Home of the PitchFX Tool - Player Card: Wade Miley. Brooks Baseball. Retrieved on June 19, 2012.
- Career statistics and player information from MLB, or ESPN, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube
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