*Trever Douglas Miller’ was born on May 29, 1973 in Louisville, Kentucky. He is a relief pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays.High SchoolTrever graduated from Trinity High School in 1991. There, he was named Kentucky’s Mr. Baseball and the Gatorade High School Player of the Year.CollegeNone.Minor LeaguesTrever was drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 1st round (41st pick) of the 1991 amateur draft, and signed on June 6, 1991.*Major Leagues’Trever made his debut for the Tigers on September 4, 1996, as a September call-up.
On December 10, 1996, he was traded by the Detroit Tigers with Brad Ausmus, Jose Lima, C.J. Nitkowski, and Daryle Ward to the Houston Astros for Doug Brocail, Brian Hunter, Todd Jones, Orlando Miller, and cash.
Since then, he has signed with several clubs, lasting only a year or so with each team: Philadelphia Phillies, Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox, Cincinatti Reds, Toronto Blue Jays, the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, and then another stint with the Houston Astros.
From 1997 to 2000 he was on the Astro’s major league roster, and from 2003-2006 on the Reds major league roster.
On February 6, 2008, Trever signed a one-year deal with Tampa Bay (his second time with the team) worth 1.6 million, with a team option in 2009 worth 2 million.
Career NoteIn 2007, Trever broke Scott Aldred’s 9-year-old record for most appearances in a season without a decision. He pitched in 76 games without earning a win or taking a loss, breaking the record Aldred had set at 48 in 1998 as a member of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. On August 3rd 2008, Trever Miller won a decision against the Detroit Tigers, ending his record at 121 games.