Miller's tale instructional for Bard

Sox lefty Andrew has found success but can commiserate with struggling Daniel

Updated: July 11, 2012, 1:49 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Boston Red Sox left-handed reliever Andrew Miller knows exactly what Daniel Bard is going through this season.

During their respective collegiate and pro careers, Bard and Miller have had countless conversations about countless topics, from personal to professional.

They were teammates at the University of North Carolina, and both were selected as top picks in the 2006 draft. Miller was the sixth overall pick by the Detroit Tigers, while Bard went 28th to the Red Sox.

Their ...

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