Wade Miley
SP BAL
2 months ago

Miley didn't factor into the decision against the Yankees on Saturday but struck out nine while also giving up three earned runs on nine hits and a walk over six innings.

EDGE Analysis

That's back-to-back encouraging outings for the veteran southpaw, whose 2016 has been a veritable rollercoaster. Miley closes out the regular season by surrendering only four earned runs over the 14.2 innings encompassing his last two starts, while mowing down an impressive 20 hitters over that span. Although his 9-13 record and 5.37 ERA this season leave much to be desired, he could play an important role in the postseason if given the opportunity, given his recent performances.

Wade Miley
SP BAL
2 months ago

Miley (9-13) threw his longest outing since April, pitching 8.2 innings and allowing just one run on seven hits. He also struck out 11 and walked none in the victory against the Diamondbacks on Saturday.

EDGE Analysis

The left-hander didn't give up a run in his previous outing either, but taking that out of account, this near complete-game performance came out of nowhere. Before Saturday, Miley was 1-5 with a 7.55 ERA since coming over to Baltimore from Seattle at the trade deadline. He also had just seven strikeouts in his previous 10.1 frames. Miley is scheduled to pitch again next Saturday against the Yankees.

Wade Miley
SP BAL
2 months ago

Miley (back) will start Saturday's game against the Diamondbacks, MLB.com's Brittany Ghiroli reports.

EDGE Analysis

It was unclear earlier in the week if Miley would be able to make a start before leaving the team to be with his expecting wife, but he will indeed take the ball Saturday and then head off to be with his family for a couple days. Part of the reason the Orioles rolled with Miley is that Kevin Gausman (intercostal) needed some extra rest. Miley was strong through four innings (one hit, zero runs) agains the Rays in his last start before leaving with the back issue, but he wasn't asked to turn that lineup over two full times, let alone three times. He remains a risky option Saturday.

Wade Miley
SP BAL
3 months ago

The Orioles are undecided as to whether Miley (back) will make a start this weekend against the Diamondbacks, CSN Mid-Atlantic's Rich Dubroff reports.

EDGE Analysis

He will leave the club after Sunday's game to be with his wife, who is expecting, so he will either start this weekend, or be unavailable to start until later next week. Miley and Yovani Gallardo have been the Orioles' two weak links of late, and the fact that Miley left his last start with a muscle strain in his back may be enough to give Gallardo the edge for the next turn in the fifth spot in the rotation. Miley or Gallardo will have to start Friday, and the other could start Saturday as a sixth starter, or the Orioles could opt to skip whoever doesn't get the ball Friday.

Wade Miley
SP BAL
3 months ago

Miley (back) is feeling better Monday following his early exit from Sunday's game, Eddie Encina of the Baltimore Sun reports.

EDGE Analysis

Miley exited Sunday's game with a strained muscle in his back, but it's apparently nothing serious, as he went through a throwing session Monday afternoon. The left-hander's next start does not appear to be in much jeopardy, but he should still be considered day-to-day until the team officially confirms he's moved past the injury.

Wade Miley
SP BAL
3 months ago

Updating a previous report, Miley has been diagnosed with a muscle strain in his upper back, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.

EDGE Analysis

Miley left Sunday's game with what was originally referred to as cramps, but it now sounds as if the ailment is slightly more serious, as he has been officially diagnosed with a muscle strain. This may put the left-hander's next start in jeopardy, so his status is worth checking up on later this week.

Wade Miley
SP BAL
3 months ago

Updating a previous report, Miley left Sunday's game due to upper back cramps, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.

EDGE Analysis

Miley appeared to tweak something during his warmups prior to the fifth inning, and it now appears to be regular case of cramping. The lefty will be sure to put an emphasis on hydration heading into his next start, which at this time, doesn't appear to be in grave jeopardy.

Wade Miley
SP BAL
3 months ago

Miley left Sunday's game after sustaining an undisclosed injury while warming up before the fifth inning.

EDGE Analysis

Miley had pitched four shutout innings, but apparently was injured before the fifth inning and left the game with the club's trainer. Further information regarding his type of injury should be known in the near future as the team examines Miley.

Wade Miley
SP BAL
3 months ago

Miley will leave the team at the beginning of October when his wife has their child, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

The impact of Miley's eventual absence will depend on the Orioles making the playoffs. Since joining the Orioles, Miley has posted an 8.41 ERA and 1.87 WHIP over eight games.

Wade Miley
SP BAL
3 months ago

Miley will start Sunday against the Rays, Eduardo Encina of the Baltimore Sun reports.

EDGE Analysis

The lefty is on thin ice after another blowup earlier in the week but he will make at least one more start, Sunday opposite Jake Odorizzi. Miley has dropped 11 of his last 13 decisions overall and his ratios have been downright awful since the trade from Seattle (8.41 ERA, 1.87 WHIP).