May 7, 2015; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees relief pitcherAndrew Miller
(48) delivers a pitch during the ninth inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. New York Yankees won 4-3. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports
Andrew Miller, New York Yankees
Miller is probably the biggest surprise at the closer position this season. Many believed Dellin Betances would have the ninth-inning role in New York, but the smart owners realized the Yankees didn’t sign Miller to a four-year, $36 million deal to pitch the eighth inning.
To be fair to owners, the Yankees would be a team to spend $9 million on a setup man, but that isn’t the case here.
Miller has run away with his opportunity, converting all 13 of his save chances. He has allowed just three hits and eight walks with 29 strikeouts in 16 2/3 innings.
More importantly, his ERA sits at 0.00.