Found January 30, 2012 on
Chicago Sun Times:
Lefthander Trever Miller, who pitched at the end of last season for the Boston Red Sox, has signed a minor league contract with the Cubs with an invitation to spring training. Miller, 38, pitched for the St. Louis Cardinals, Toronto Blue Jays and Red Sox last season. Miller has pitched for eight major league teams with a career 4.18 ERA. He would be paid $800,000 if he makes the major league club, according to ESPN. Miller will be among 21 non-roster invitees to spring training, which opens Feb. 18 when pitchers and catchers report to Mesa, AZ. Workouts will begin …
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Just a little angst now and then.
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