Former Holly Springs Salamander, Brian Miller, made his Major League debut July 30 for the Miami Marlins. Miller earned the start in left-field, going 1-for-3 in the Marlins 3-1 loss to the New York Yankees.
The Raleigh, North Carolina native was drafted in the 1st round of the 2017 MLB Draft by the Marlins out of University of North Carolina. Miller spent four seasons int he Marlins minor league system, accumulating a career .283 average with 73 doubles and 131 RBIs across 373 games played.
Miller was a CPL All-Star and Hitter of the Year finalist during the 2015 season with the Salamanders, batting .389 six doubles, 18 RBIs, and 38 stolen bases. His debut marks the 150th all-time former CPL player to make their major league debut and the eleventh of the 2021 MLB season. This debut also pushes the Salamanders major league alumni total to two, having joined the CPL in 2015.