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Cardinals sign LH-hitting infielder Brad Miller to $2 million deal

The Cardinals, who had been looking for lefthanded-hitting help off the bench, dealt with that issue Wednesday by signing veteran infielder Brad Miller to a one-year deal worth an estimated $2 million.

To make room for the 30-year-old Miller on the 40-man roster, the Cardinals placed righthanded reliever Jordan Hicks, recovering from Tommy John elbow surgery, on the 60-day disabled list, beginning immediately.

Miller has spent six-plus seasons in the majors with Seattle (2013-15), Tampa Bay (2016-18), Milwaukee (2018), Cleveland (2019) and Philadelphia (2019), batting .241 with 88 homers in 759 games,

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After being let go by Cleveland last year, Miller signed on with the New York Yankees’ Scranton-Wilkes Barre affiliate and then went to the Phillies, for whom he hit 12 homers in 66 games, including eight in September when he batted hit .