*Eric Robert Milton’ was born on August 4, 1975 in State College, Pennsylvania. He is left-handed starting pitcher, currently in the New York Yankees organization. CollegeEric went to the University of Maryland, College ParkMinor LeaguesThe New York Yankees selected Eric in the 1st round of the 1996 amateur draft. He went through the Yankees minor league system for two years, before being traded in 1998 to the Minnesota Twins, along with three other players, for Chuck Knoblauch. Minnesota TwinsEric’s record with the Twins was 57-51, with 715 strikeouts and a 4.76 earned run average. He was chosen for the 2001 AL All-Star team. He pitched the fifth and last no-hitter in Twins histroy, on September 11, 1999 against the Anaheim Angels. At the end of the 2003 season, the Twins traded him to the Philadelphia Phillies for pitcher Carlos Silva and infielder Nick Punto.Philadelphia PhilliesIn 2004, Eric led the Phillies in wins, starts and strikeouts. His record was 14-6 in 34 starts, with an ERA of 4.75 ERA and 171 strikeouts.*Cincinnati Reds’ Eric signed as a free agent with Cincinnati at the end of the 2004 season. He signed a large contract and did not produce the goods, which has not endeared the fans of the Reds towards him.
An elbow injury on May 9, 2007 ended his season and his time with the Reds. He filed for free agency in October, and signed a minor league deal with the New York Yankees in July 2008, but although he was called up to the bigs when the rosters expanded in September, he did not pitch.