Arlington, Texas – The Texas Rangers announced today that right-handed pitcher Justin Miller had successful surgery to repair a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow on Wednesday, April 18, performed by Rangers Team Physician Dr. Keith Meister at the Medical Center of Arlington. The Rangers have placed Miller on unconditional release waivers.
Miller, 24, had been added to the 40-man roster for the first time on November 18 and participated in his first major league spring training this year. He was the Rangers 2011 Minor League Reliever of the Year.
With this move, the Rangers now have 39 players on the club’s 40-man roster.