Well, Andrew Miller will not be a Chicago Cub. But he will be facing them a whole lot.
#STLCards closing in on free-agent reliever Andrew Miller, sources tell The Athletic.
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 21, 2018
Andrew Miller had a number of two-year offers in hand, according to teams pursuing him. He was seeking a third year, though the Cardinals could also have bumped up the AAV on the deal as a separator. Terms aren’t clear, but Miller to Cardinals is as good as done.
— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) December 21, 2018
We’ll have more when the deal is finalized and we can act like the Cardinals totally overpaid like crazy for a 33-year-old who was broken last year. For now, though, it’s worth pointing out how the Cardinals have improved themselves this offseason and otherwise look to have a very competitive roster outside of the bullpen. Adding Miller, especially if he bounces back with health … eep.
At least we’ll always have this: