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Who is Wade Miley?
Wade Allen Miley is a professional notable American baseball pitcher for the Chicago Cubs of MLB (Major League Baseball). He was selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first round of the 2008 MLB Draft. In 2011, he made his MLB debut with the Diamondbacks.
Moreover, he has also played for the Boston Red Sox, Seattle Mariners, Baltimore Orioles, Milwaukee Brewers, Houston Astros, and Cincinnati Reds. While at college, he played college baseball at Southeastern Louisiana University. Wade threw a no-hitter against the Cleveland Indians on May 7, 2021.
How Old Is Wade Miley?
He is 35 years old as of May 2022, having been born on November 13, 1986, in Hammond, Louisiana, U.S. Wade shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; FGTeeV Mike, Lando Norris, Jimmy Kimmel, Ferchu Gimenez, 24KGoldn, and many more.
Wade Miley Family
Who are Wade Miley’s Parents?
He was born to Wendell (Father) was a mechanic for 18-wheelers. However, the names and whereabouts of his mother are not mentioned on the internet.
Does Wade Miley have Siblings?
There is no news on the internet showing whether he has siblings or was born as the only child. In case of news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Wade Miley Education
He received his high school education at Loranger High School. After high school, he attended Southeastern Louisiana University.
Wade Miley Marital Status
He is married to the love of his life Katy Miley.
Wade Miley Kids
He and his wife Katy have one kid, a son born in September 2016.
Wade Miley Professional Career
A Career with the Arizona Diamondbacks
He was selected in the first round 43rd overall of the 2008 Major League Baseball draft by the Arizona Diamondbacks. He went on and made his debut with the Yakima Bears of the Class A-Short Season Northwest League. On August 15, 2011, he was called up to the majors for the first time. He would finish the season with a 4-2 record in eight games (seven starts). Because of his exemplary performance, he was named the National League (NL) Rookie of the Month for April 2012 because of pitching 3-0 with a 1.29 earned-run average (ERA) striking out 15 in 21 innings in two starts.
After the beginning of the 2012 season, he was also named an NL All-Star in his rookie season with a 9-5 record with a 3.04 ERA. On October 1, 2012, he pitched an immaculate inning in a game against the Colorado Rockies. In 2012, he won 16 games for the Diamondbacks in 29 starts. That year also, he lost the National League Rookie of the Year to Bryce Harper. Wade hit his first career home run on April 22, 2013. In 2014, he would pitch to a 4.34 ERA with 183 strikeouts and a win-loss record of 8-12.
A Career with the Boston Red Sox
The Diamondbacks on December 12, 2014, traded Wade to the Boston Red Sox in exchange for pitchers Allen Webster and Rubby De La Rosa and infielder Raymel Flores. He and the Red Sox agreed on a three-year $19.25 million contract extension on February 5, 2015. He won his first game with the Red Sox on April 21, 2015, after throwing 5 ²/³ shutout innings versus the Tampa Bay Rays. During his time with the Red Sox, he pitched to a 4.46 ERA in 32 and starts compiling an 11-11 record.
A Career with the Seattle Mariners
The Red Sox traded him and Jonathan Aro to the Seattle Mariners on December 7, 2015, for Carson Smith and Roenis Elias. During his time with the Mariners, he struggled as he pitched to a 4.98 ERA and a 7-8 record. In his last for the Mariners, he pitched seven scoreless innings against the Cubs.
A Career with the Baltimore Orioles
The Mariners traded him to the Baltimore Orioles on July 31, 2016, for Ariel Miranda. Wade made six starts in August pitching to a 7.14 ERA in 29 innings and had a 1-3 record. In a game against the Tampa Bay Rays on September 18, he pitched four scoreless innings before being pulled with a back injury. He returned where he took a shutout into the 9th inning against his former team the Diamondbacks. In the 2016 season, he finished 2-5 in 11 starts with an ERA of 6.17 for the Orioles. In the next season, he was tabbed as the #4 starter in the rotation. Wade on July 30, 2017, gave up Adrian Beltre’s 3,000th career hit. The Orioles on November 3, 2017, declined Wade’s 2018 option.
A Career with the Milwaukee Brewers
Wade signed a minor league deal with the Milwaukee Brewers on February 14, 2018. He began the season with the Minors but was called up a couple of weeks later. However, he landed a 60-day disabled list with an oblique injury even after pitching in his two starts. On July 12 he was activated off the disabled list going 5-2 with a 2.57 ERA in 16 starts. Moreover, he started in Game 3 of the Division Series along with Games 2, 5, and 6 of the NLCS. Because of starting Game 6, he became the first pitcher in 88 years to start back-to-back postseason games.
A Career with the Houston Astros
On February 1, 2019, he signed a one-year contract worth $4.5 million with the Houston Astros. In that year with the Astros, he was 14-6 with a 3.98 ERA in 167¹/³ innings over 33 starts.
A Career with the Cincinnati Reds
He signed a two-year contract with a club option worth $15 million with the Cincinnati Reds on December 18, 2019. Due to a COVID-19 shortened season, he was 0-3 with a 5.65 ERA in 14¹/³ over 6 games (4starts). Wade threw the 17th no-hitter in Red history on May 7, 2021, when he struck out eight batters while allowing only two baserunners in the 3-0 win against the Cleveland Indians. Overall he finished the 2021 season with a 12-7 record and 3.37 ERA in 28 starts.
A Career with the Chicago Cubs
The Reds placed Wade on waivers on November 5, 2021, and he was claimed by the Chicago Cubs.
Wade Miley Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 2inches (1.88m) and a weight of 100kg (220lbs)
Wade Miley’s Salary and Net Worth
He has an annual salary of $8 million and an estimated net worth of $10 million.