10 former Cleveland Guardians who are still without a job entering Spring Training

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7. Brad Miller

When it comes to players on this list that fans have fond memories of, this is not an entry that fits that description. 

At best, Brad Miller was a desperation play by Cleveland. With Francisco Lindor and Jason Kipnis injured to begin the season, Miller was deployed as part of a group where the only requirement was having a pulse. 

It was a brief tenure in Cleveland, lasting just 13 games. Miller was designated for assignment following Kipnis being activated from the injured list. This did not sit well with Miller, as he was critical of the team’s decision to DFA him. 

"Obviously, they don't want the best guys up there. So I'm just trying to take it somewhere else and see what we've got. "

Brad Miller on being DFA'd

Being confident in one’s abilities is fine, but this seems to go a bit beyond that. Kipnis was clearly a better player between the two and was not going to be bumped for playing time by Miller.

Miller has since spent time with the Philadelphia Phillies (twice), St. Louis Cardinals, and Texas Rangers over varying lengths of time with little success. There is a chance that Miller will catch on with another team, but it is unlikely to be in anything resembling a prominent role.