SP - OAK
Miller had a solid outing, surrendering just one hit and one walk while striking out three batters in two innings of work.
With this performance, Miller's season ERA remains strong at 2.84, and his WHIP sits at an impressive 0.91. He will be limited for the remainder of the season after missing significant time but could bounce back onto the fantasy radar in 2024.
Athletics SP Mason Miller (elbow) will be activated this week, per manager Mark Kotsay.
Miller recently completed a rehab start with Triple-A Las Vegas. The 25-year-old has not pitched for the A’s since early May after suffering a UCL sprain. Fantasy managers should expect Miller to possibly return against the Rangers this upcoming weekend.
Mason Miller threw a bullpen session of 20 pitches on Wednesday.
Miller, who has been sidelined since early May, will likely progress next to facing live hitters. He remains without a clear timetable to return, but would likely begin a rehab assignment if all goes well up to that point.
Oakland A's pitcher Mason Miller is scheduled to throw 20 pitches -- all fastballs --- on Saturday as he recovers from a UCL injury.
Of course, UCL injuries require a wealth of caution as Miller has been progressing in a throwing program since mid-June. The young right-hander posted a strong 3.38 ERA/3.11 FIP on the season across four starts and 21 1/3 innings but hit the 60-day injured list following a May 7 outing.
A's pitcher Mason Miller has begun a throwing program as he works his way back from a right UCL sprain.
Of course, UCL sprains are a scray injury but Miller is expected to pitch again this season. The prized 24-year-old impressed with a 3.38 ERA/3.09 FIP alongside a 17.6% K-BB% across four starts before hitting the shelf in mid-May.