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Miller’s big homecoming ignites Mariners

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Seattle Mariners rookie Brad Miller figured the big memory of his homecoming night would be his pregame chance to reunite here with dozens of well-wishers from his hometown.

That would prove one huge miscalculation once the native of the Orlando, Fla., suburb of Windemere drilled the third pitch of Tuesday night’s game over the wall in right-center field. His section of family and friends had barely calmed down after that when Miller hit another homer in the fifth inning of what became a 5-4 win over the Tampa Bay Rays.

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