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August 24, 2005

Posted by atlanticleaguenews in Uncategorized.

Miller Signed By ‘Stros: The Bridgeport Bluefish lost pitcher Josh Miller to the Houston Astros organization today, where he will report to Triple-A.

Miller’s career began when he was selected by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 32nd round of the 2001 draft and later signed on June 7, 2001. In 2001 with Single A short season Batavia of the New York-Penn League, Josh appeared in 17 games and struck out 21 batters in 31.1 innings pitched. He ranked fourth in the league in walks per nine innings pitched as a reliever with .57.

Miller spent three seasons in the Phillies organization making it as high as AA Reading in 2003, and ranked third in walks per nine innings pitched as a reliever with 1.53, in 84.0 innings of work.

For the Bluefish this season, Josh leads all starters with seven wins, including back to back starts most recently on August 14th and 19th. Miller managed to keep his ERA under 3.98 all season, ending with a 3.88, in 20 appearances, all starts, and ranks number two on the team in innings pitched with 137.0. (PR) – Scott Stanchak.


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