MILLER RANKED A TOP CANADIAN FOR MLB DRAFT
Border Cats pitcher Zak Miller has been ranked as the second highest Canadian born player to be selected in next month's 2011 MLB First Year Player Draft in the latest rankings by the Canadian Baseball Network. The 6'3", 200 pound righthander is currently in his freshman season at Yavapai College in Prescott, AZ., and is scheduled to attend Arizona State University in the fall. Miller has appeared in 17 games this season for the Roughriders and has posted a very impressive 7-2 record with a 2.18 earned run average. The native of White Rock, British Columbia has notched 80 strikeouts in 74.1 innings pitched. Miller was a NWL All Star last season for the Border Cats as he tied for the league lead with seven wins. The 19-year old pitched in 28 games in 2010 for Thunder Bay and had a 7-2 record with a 3.63 ERA. Miller made 27 relief appearances and one start and struck out 30 batters in 52 innings. He was a redshirt freshman in 2009-10 at the University of New Mexico before transferring to Yavapai College. For more information on the rankings of Canadian players for the upcoming MLB Draft visit www.canadianbaseballnetwork.com.