Former Lion Miley will don Red Sox
HAMMOND - After experiencing success during his three seasons in the desert, former Southeastern Louisiana University Lion Wade Miley is on the move.
The Arizona Diamondbacks and Boston Red Sox reached an agreement Wednesday night to exchange Miley for pitchers Rubby De La Rosa and Allen Webster, as well as a player to be named later. The teams are expected to officially announce the trade this weekend.
The lefty hurler made his major league debut for the Diamondbacks over 8 games in 2011 before pitching to a 16-11 record with 3.33 ERA as a rookie a year later. That performance earned him an All-Star nod and a runner-up finish for National League Rookie of the Year to phenom-Bryce Harper.
He'll join a Red Sox team that won the World Series in 2013.
Over the course of his career, Miley has compiled a 38-35 record and a 3.79 ERA. The Hammond native 'Lioned Up' for his hometown team at Southeastern from 2006-2008 after attending Loranger High School.