Tyson Miller has taken the mound hundreds of times in his baseball career but Monday was his first time doing so in the major leagues.
Miller, a former Shadow Hills high school star, made his big league debut for the Chicago Cubs in the second game of the doubleheader against the rival St. Louis Cardinals.
Miller finished his MLB debut tossing 2 innings on 42 pitches. He allowed 2 runs (2-run HR to Brad Miller) on 1 hit and 3 walks.
The game was scheduled to start at 5:15 p.m. local time at Wrigley Field in Chicago, IL.
The 25-year-old right hander was drafted in the 4th round of the 2016 MLB Draft by the Cubs out of California Baptist University in Riverside.
According to MLB.com, Miller is the 25th ranked prospect in the Cubs' organization.
Miller becomes the second desert baseball player to make his MLB debut this season. Former Palm Desert standout Brooks Kriske debuted earlier this year for the Yankees before being sent back to alternate site.
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