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Diamondbacks option struggling Shelby Miller to Reno

The Arizona Diamondbacks have sent pitcher Shelby Miller to Triple-A Reno, a move that he said he saw coming.

"I've been struggling up here for a while," Miller said in the Arizona clubhouse Thursday. "I'm surprised I stayed up here this long."

Miller has been a major disappointment after the Diamondbacks got him in an offseason trade with Atlanta for outfielder Ender Inciarte, 2015 No. 1 overall draft pick Dansby Swanson and top pitching prospect Aaron Blair.

"We just have to find a way to get him back to pitching the way he can," manager Chip Hale said.

The right-hander is 2-9 with a 7.14 ERA. He was on the disabled list with a...

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