Former MLB Pitcher Justin Miller Dies

By Blake Bass
Content Coordinator

TAMPA – Former Major League Baseball pitcher Justin Miller of Palm Harbor died earlier this week, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.

The sheriff’s office has an open death investigation on the case, although it doesn’t appear to be suspicious, said Cecilia Barreda, a sheriff’s office spokeswoman.

Sheriff’s deputies were called to a Palm Harbor home at around 10:45 p.m. Wednesday, and Miller, 35, was pronounced dead. The medical examiner’s office will determine the cause and manner of death, Barreda said.

Miller was a relief pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Toronto Blue Jays, the San Francisco Giants and the Florida Marlins during seven seasons, which ended in 2010, according to Baseball-Reference.com. He won 24 games, lost 14 and saved 33, according to the baseball website.

Source: Jose Girona, Tampa Tribune

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