NBC: Sox sign lefty Miller to minor league deal

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NBC: Sox sign lefty Miller to minor league deal

The Red Sox have signed left-handed reliever Trever Miller to a minor-league contract.

Miller, 38, began the season with the Cardinals and was traded to Toronto as a part of the Colby Rasmus deal. He appeared in six games with the Blue Jays before being released.

A lefty specialist, Miller has pitched just 19.1 innings this season in 45 appearances with both teams. He has gone 01 with a 4.19 ERA.

From HardballTalk:

His numbers this season aren't pretty and at age 38 he may be just about done, but Miller has been a quality left-handed specialist for the better part of a decade and held left-handed hitters to a .203 batting average and .551 OPS last year.

Miller pitched an inning and a third without allowing a baserunner Tuesday night with Pawtucket. Major League rosters are able to expand Thursday.

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Thursday's Red Sox-Angels lineups: Sox kick off road trip with Price

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Thursday's Red Sox-Angels lineups: Sox kick off road trip with Price

The Boston Red Sox send David Price (9-7, 4.51 ERA) to the mound to kick of their long road trip against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

The Angels will counter with righty Jered Weaver (8-8, 5.32 ERA).

The lineups:

RED SOX

Mookie Betts RF
Dustin Pedroia 2B
Xander Bogaerts SS
David Ortiz DH
Hanley Ramirez 1B
Jackie Bradley Jr. CF
Travis Shaw 3B
Sandy Leon C
Brock Holt LF

David Price LHP

ANGELS
Yunel Escobar 3B
Kole Calhoun RF
Mike Trout CF
Albert Pujols DH
Jefry Marte 1B
Andrelton Simmons SS
Jett Bandy C
Gregorio Petit LF
Johnny Giavotella 2B

Jered Weaver RHP