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Brad Miller went 2-3 with one home run, one double, one RBI, one run scored and one strikeout as the Cardinals topped the Brewers 4-2 Wednesday afternoon. Miller was the DH and hit fourth for the Cardinals who are now 22-22 on the season.
Miller's home run was the seventh of the season for the third baseman. He is slashing a robust .266/.387/.522 this season but has cooled off recently. Miller is hitting .240/.333/.500 with an 88.8 MPH exit velocity in September compared to .281/.432/.491 with a 90.9 MPH exit velocity in August. Still, he is hitting behind OBP-machine Paul Goldschmidt so he should see plenty of RBI chances in the heart of the Cardinals line-up and features multi-position eligibility in Yahoo leagues. The Cardinals will play more games than any other team in baseball for the remainder of the season. For these reasons owners in standard 12-team redraft leagues can add Miller if they have room on their team.
Brad Miller led off the fourth inning with the home run to dead center field off Reds reliever Lucas Sims. He finished the game 1-4 with the home run and two strike outs. The Cardinals' improved to 20-19 with the win and control Second Place in the NL Central.
Miller has been very good for the Cardinals this season with a .274/.391/.537 slash-line in 95 at-bats this season. He hasn't been as effective in September as he was in August but he is still hitting in the heart of the Cardinals line-up behind OBP machine, Paul Goldschmidt. As such, Miller remains a recommended add for owners in 12-team standard redraft leagues but with less enthusiasm than two weeks ago when he was red hot.
Brad Miller got a RBI on a fielder's choice and came around to score on a bases loaded walk in the Cardinals five run third inning of Game Two Tuesday. He added a leadoff single in the bottom of the fifth but was removed for a pinch runner after the hit. The Cardinals moved to 18-17 with the win.
Miller is slashing .282/.404/.541 in 85 at-bats this season. He has second base, third base and outfield eligibility in Yahoo leagues and bats behind OBP machine, Paul Goldschmidt, for the Cardinals so there should be plenty of RBI opportunities. His walk rate of 17.3% is nearly double his career average of 9.7%. He hasn't gotten a chance at regular at-bats since 2016 when he played in 152 games and hit 30 home runs for the Rays. Owners in 12-team redraft leagues can add Miller if he is available on the Waiver Wire and ride him as long as he is hot.
Brad Miller went 2-for-3 with a walk Wednesday against the Reds.
After a career night Tuesday, Miller kept rolling Wednesday with a pair of hits, including his fifth homer of the season and team-leading nineteenth RBI. Through the Cardinals' first twenty-eight games, he's also the team leader in slugging (.667) and OPS (1.131), while just behind Paul Goldschmidt in average (.333) and OBP (.464).
Brad Miller went 4-6 with two home runs, one double, one single, seven RBI, and three runs scored in Tuesdays 16-2 win over the Reds.
Miller has been a revelation for the Cardinals this season. His 1.069 OPS would rank third in the National League if he had enough at-bats to qualify. Miller's Statcast profile would make Mike Trout jealous: 83rd percentile Exit Velocity, 93rd percentile Hard Hit %, 100th percentile xwOBA, 98th percentile xBA, 96th percentile xSLG, 95th percentile Barrel %, and 65th percentile Sprint Speed. I said this a couple of days ago but it bears repeating If Brad Miller is available in your fantasy league run to the Waiver Wire and add him immediately.