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Report: Tigers close to acquiring Red Sox reliever Andrew Miller

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The Detroit Tigers are close to acquiring Boston Red Sox reliever Andrew Miller, reports Fox Sports' Jon Morosi.

Miller is 3-5 with a 2.34 ERA, 13 holds and a 0.90 WHIP this season. 

The Atlanta Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates, Baltimore Orioles and the Kansas City Royals have all reportedly inquired about Miller.  ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick reported that the Red Sox want a top prospect in return for Miller. 

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Miller, who has a career 5.06 ERA, started his career with the Tigers in 2006, and was dealt to the Miami Marlins in 2008 as part of the trade that brought two-time American League Most Valuable Player Miguel Cabrera to Detroit. 

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