Cleveland Indians left-hander Andrew Miller won’t throw off a mound for 10 days and the team says there’s no timetable for when its ace reliever will return while he continues to deal with a sore right knee.
Miller has been on the 10-day disabled list since May 26. Manager Terry Francona said Saturday that Miller will play catch and work on strengthening his knee. Miller was on the DL twice last season with patella tendinitis.
The Indians said Miller has rejoined the team after attending to a personal matter for a few days. He will resume throwing off flat ground on Monday.
Miller pitched 10 scoreless innings this season before being put on the DL in late April with a strained left hamstring. He missed two weeks and struggled after returning. Miller is 1-3 with a 4.40 ERA in 17 appearances.
The AL Central leaders have counted on Miller since acquiring him during the 2016 season. He helped the Indians reach the World Series that year Authentic Vita Vea Jersey , working in a variety of roles out of the bullpen.
The Buffalo Bills got a head start on a major positional need before free agency begins by agreeing to terms with veteran cornerback Vontae Davis on a one-year contract.
The team announced the agreement on Monday night.
The 29-year-old Davis spent the past five seasons with the Indianapolis Colts. A two-time Pro Bowler, Davis was released by the Colts in November after suffering a setback with a groin injury and electing to have surgery.
The Bills have a need at cornerback after their secondary excelled under first-year coach Sean McDermott in 2017. Former first-round pick Tre’Davious White is entrenched as the team’s top cornerback, but Buffalo’s next three corners on the depth chart from last season – E.J. Gaines Authentic Ronald Jones II Jersey , Leonard Johnson and Shareece Wright – are all set to hit free agency this spring.
Davis entered the NFL as a first-round pick of the Miami Dolphins before being traded to the Colts for a second-round pick in 2012. He has started 113 of 120 games, making 342 tackles, 97 passes defensed and 22 interceptions.
Shortly before the agreement was made official Authentic M.J. Stewart Jersey , Davis posted ”(hash)BillsMafia” on his Twitter account.
Buffalo had one of the top secondaries in the league in 2017, led by White and safeties Micah Hyde and Jordan Poyer.