San Diego, Calif.
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6-2 / 175
Will add depth to the Aztec pitching staff this spring and will likely see most of his action in a middle relief role ... Competed for the Torrington Twisters in the New England Collegiate Baseball League during summer 2008 ... Record of 1-3 with a 4.31 earned run average ... Struck out 37 batters in 39.2 innings ... Played for the California all-star team at the Sunbelt Classic baseball tournament in Norman, Okla., in June 2007 ... Selected during the June 2007 major league draft in the 45th round by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2008
Made eight appearances including one start as a true freshman ... Start came against Southern Utah when he went three innings and took the loss in a 5-4 defeat ... Lone decision of the season ... Other seven appearances came in short middle relief ... Longest relief stint was 2.2 innings vs. Santa Clara on March 7 ... Season-high two strikeouts came in 1.1 innings of work against Arizona on April 8 ... Did not allow a home run in his 11.2 innings of work.
Played three years of varsity baseball at Montgomery High School in San Diego, where he was coached by Manny Hermosillo ... Primarily a pitcher, but also played third base ... As a senior, compiled a record of 6-2 with one save and a 2.57 earned run average ... Struck out 43 and walked only 16 over 46.1 innings ... Hit .231 with a pair of doubles ... A second-team all-South Bay League selection in 2006 ... Pitching mark of 6-2 with three saves and a 1.76 ERA ... During his sophomore campaign (2005), was 1-0 with a 4.54 earned run average ... Also hit .278 with two doubles ... Member of the 2007 San Diego Union Tribune all-academic team with a 3.5 grade point average.
Brett Timothy Miller was born Oct. 23, 1988, in San Diego ... Son of John and Ellen Miller ... Father was a three-sport athlete at Monte Vista High School in Spring Valley, Calif. ... Enjoys surfing, skating, sailing and outdoor activities ... Favorite athletes include Derek Jeter and Roger Clemens ... Was recruited by UNLV, Iowa and UC Riverside ... A political science major at San Diego State.