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Aaron Miller 11

Aaron  Miller

Channelview, Texas

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Height / Weight:
6-3 / 200




• 2009 Baylor Captain
• 2009 Wallace Award Watch List
• 2009 Baseball America No. 62 MLB Draft Prospect (college)
• 2008 First-Team ESPN The Magazine CoSIDA Academic All-District VI
• 2008 First-Team Academic All-Big 12 Conference
• 2008 QTI Baylor Classic MVP
• 2006 MLB Draft Pick (Colorado Rockies, 11th round)
• Five-time Big 12 Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll

Tied for sixth in Big 12 hit by pitch (10).

Played 13 games for the Chatham A's of the Cape Cod League ... Surgery on right (non-throwing) shoulder cut summer season short ... Hit .209 (9-for-43) with three doubles, three RBI and three runs scored for the A's.

One of only three players to appear in all 58 games ... Made 57 starts, most of which was in right field (49 games) ... Also started seven games at designated hitter, including two games as pitcher/DH, and one game at first base ... Hit .296 (62-for-210) with 12 home runs and 45 RBI ... Led team in home runs, doubles (18), extra-base hits (31), slugging percentage (.562), walks (34), times hit by pitch (15), on base percentage (.425) and times reached base (111) ... Tied for team lead in total bases (118) ... Second on team in RBI and tied for third in runs (41) ... First Baylor player with at least 10 home runs since 2004 ... First underclassman to lead Baylor in home runs since Chris Durbin in 2001 ... Tied for ninth in Big 12 in home runs, second among underclassmen ... Was hit by a pitch 15 times, the fourth-best season total in Baylor history ... Was hit 10 times in Big 12 play, second all-time at Baylor ... Rest of team was hit 11 times in league games ... Second on team with five home runs in Big 12 play ... Tied for team lead with 15 RBI in conference action ... Hit .302 (29-for-96) with runners on base ... Was 4-for-6 with the bases loaded ... Hit .314 (22-for-70) with two outs ... Led team with 20 two-out RBI and tied for second in two-out hits ... Tied for fourth on team with 16 multiple-hit games, including three four-hit games and team's lone five-hit game ... Tied for third on team with 11 multiple-RBI games, including team-best eight games with at least three RBI ... Produced seven multiple-hit games and four multiple-RBI games in Big 12 play, both second on the team ... Hit .319 (38-for-119) in 31 games at Baylor Ballpark, including nine of 12 home runs and 10 of 18 doubles ... Hit safely in all three games of the Purdue series ... Was 2-for-3 with a walk in the series opener (2/22) ... Went 2-for-4 in the series finale (2/24) ... Named Most Valuable Player of the QTI Baylor Classic ... Tied Baylor single-game record with three home runs against Illinois, going 5-for-5 with a double, four runs scored and a double in the game (2/29) ... Became the fourth player in Baylor history to hit three home runs in a game and the first to accomplish the feat since the NCAA implemented bat weight-ratio restrictions in 1999 ... Joined current Major Leaguer Ben Broussard (McNeese State) as the only players to hit three home runs in a game at Baylor Ballpark ... Performance also tied a Big 12 single-game record, which was broken later in the season ... Game consisted of a double in the second, a home run in the second, a single in the third, a home run in the fifth and a home run in the sixth ... Final home run cleared the 20-foot wall in center field ... Each home run came against a different pitcher ... Leadoff double sparked Bears' 10-run second inning en route to Baylor's 20-3 victory ... Went 2-for-3 with a solo home run and two runs scored against Louisiana Tech (3/5) ... Hit safely in all three games of the Mississippi State series ... Went 2-for-3 with a double, two walks, a run scored and an RBI in the series' second game (3/9) ... Was 4-for-5 with three doubles and two RBI at Oral Roberts (3/12) ... Homered twice and went 3-for-5 with a triple, three runs scored and four RBI against Houston Baptist (3/25) ... Followed that with a 2-for-4 outing against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi the next night, doubling and driving in three ... Had two solo home runs in series finale at Oklahoma (3/30) ... Was 2-for-5 with a double and run scored in the Kansas series opener (4/4) ... Homered, doubled, scored three times and notched four RBI in the Kansas series finale (4/6) ... Had a game-winning, pinch-hit double in the second game of the Kansas State series (4/12) ... Went 2-for-4 with an RBI in the Kansas State series finale the next day ... Was 3-for-6 with a double and a run scored in the Texas A&M series finale (4/20) ... Singled, doubled three times and drove in five runs at Texas State (4/23) ... Went 4-for-5 with a home run, two runs scored and three RBI in the Nebraska series finale (4/27) ... Blasted a three-run homer against Texas State (5/13) ... Homered and was 2-for-3 with a walk, two runs scored and three RBI in the series opener at Texas Tech (5/16) ... Walked at least once in seven of the season's final eight games, drawing 11 free passes in that time ... Reached safely in 24 of the season's final 25 games, including each of the final 14 games ... Also made six outings on the mound with two starts ... Posted a 1-1 record with eight strikeouts over 5.0 innings ... First career pitching performance was in the season opener against Purdue (2/22) ... Struck out the side in a 1.0-inning outing against Purdue in the series finale (2/24) ... Earned victory in a predetermined 2.0-inning start against UT Arlington (4/9) ... Allowed one run on three hits with three strikeouts against UTA.

Did not play competitively while continuing rehabilitation on right arm.

Started each of Baylor's first 39 games in right field before sustaining a broken right arm when hit by a pitch in Missouri series opener (4/20) ... Played 16 games in Big 12 action, all starts ... Despite missing season's final 23 games, tied for third on team with 35 RBI ... Also finished third on team in triples (4) and slugging percentage (.511) ... Hit .348 (23-for-66) with runners on base, including a .300 mark (15-for-50) with runners in scoring position ... Tallied 10 multiple-hit games, three of which were in Big 12 play ... Tied for second on team with 11 multiple-RBI games, including four in conference action ... Hit .435 (10-for-23) during a seven-game hitting streak in late March and early April ... Hit .329 (26-for-79) in 23 non-conference games ... Posted a .345 average (30-for-87) in 25 games at Baylor Ballpark ... Did not go hitless in consecutive games all season ... Reached safely and/or produced an RBI in 36 of 39 games played ... Reached safely in 18 of season's first 19 games ... Went 1-for-4 with a run scored against Houston in Baylor's season opener at the Astros College Classic (2/9) ... After going hitless against top-ranked Rice in Bears' second game of season, hit safely in five consecutive games and in 11 of the next 12 contests ... Hit .583 (7-for-12) with two doubles, two triples and five RBI in three games against Stephen F. Austin (2/16-18) ... Went 3-for-5 with a double, a triple, two RBI and two runs scored in series opener (2/16) ... Followed that with a 2-for-3 outing the next day ... Also doubled, walked twice and recorded two RBI in that game ... Was 2-for-4 with a triple, an RBI and a run scored in series finale ... Went 2-for-4 against Oral Roberts (2/24) with a double, four RBI, two runs scored and first career home run ... Was 2-for-4 with an RBI double against 10th-ranked Texas (3/17) ... Went 2-for-3 with a double, a walk and two RBI against Texas Tech (3/24) ... Had a two-run triple in Texas Tech series finale (3/25) ... Doubled twice with an RBI and a run scored in series finale at 14th-ranked Oklahoma State (4/1) ... Went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI against Houston (4/3) ... Homered in both games of doubleheader at Kansas (4/15).

Attended Channelview [Texas] High School ... Pitched and played first base and outfield for head coach Cory Bowyer ... Led Channelview to first state tournament appearance in 2006 and earned all-tournament honors ... Named third-team All-America by Baseball America as a senior after hitting .581 with 14 home runs, 49 RBI, 11 doubles, two triples, 54 runs and 20 stolen bases ... Named first-team preseason All-America by Collegiate Baseball and third-team preseason All-America by Baseball America as a senior ... One of Baseball America's four-member "Best Two-Way Players" list prior to senior campaign ... 2006 Baseball America Jackie Robinson Award finalist ... No. 6 on Texas Baseball News Texas Top 25 ... No. 23 on Baseball America Prospect Plus National Top 300 ... AFLAC, Cape Cod and Puma High School All-America as a senior ... Two-time first-team all-Greater Houston, earning MVP honors in 2006 ... Three-time district MVP and first-team all-district ... Posted a 3-0 record with a 0.57 ERA and 23 strikeouts in 13.0 innings as a senior ... Also hit .471 with nine home runs, nine doubles, 28 RBI, 16 stolen bases and a .986 slugging percentage in 2005 ... Participated in 2005 Area Code Games ... Graduated salutatorian ... National Honor Society member.

Full name is Aaron Shaun Miller ... Born Sept. 18, 1987, in Channelview, Texas ... Son of Ricky and Bonnie Miller ... Business major.

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