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Michael Bowden

Michael Matthew Bowden (twitter: @bowden_michael)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 215 lb.

Born: September 9, 1986 in Winfield, Illinois, US
High School: Waubonsie Valley HS (Aurora, IL)

Drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 1st round (47th) of the 2005 MLB June Amateur Draft from Waubonsie Valley HS (Aurora, IL).

Prospect Ratings by Baseball America:
Pre-2007: Rated #83 Prospect
Pre-2008: Rated #94 Prospect
Pre-2009: Rated #83 Prospect
Prospect Ratings by BaseballProspectus.com:
Pre-2007: Rated #86 Prospect
Pre-2008: Rated #95 Prospect
Pre-2009: Rated #31 Prospect

Major League Stats / Japanese League Stats

Michael Bowden
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Pitching: 2015 / 2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 2008
 Batting: 2012

Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
2005 18 -2.5 Red Sox GULF Rk BOS 1 0 1.000 0.00 4 2 0 0 0 0 6.0 4 0 0 0 4 0 10 0 0 0 26 1.333 6.0 0.0 6.0 15.0 2.50
2006 19 -2.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-A+ BOS 9 6 .600 3.75 25 25 0 0 0 0 112.2 100 55 47 9 32 0 121 2 0 10 468 1.172 8.0 0.7 2.6 9.7 3.78
2006 19 -2.8 Greenville SALL A BOS 9 6 .600 3.51 24 24 0 0 0 0 107.2 91 50 42 9 31 0 118 2 0 9 443 1.133 7.6 0.8 2.6 9.9 3.81
2006 19 -4.0 Wilmington CARL A+ BOS 0 0 9.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.0 9 5 5 0 1 0 3 0 0 1 25 2.000 16.2 0.0 1.8 5.4 3.00
2007 20 -4.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A+ BOS 10 6 .625 3.34 27 27 0 1 0 0 142.2 140 61 53 10 41 0 128 4 1 5 594 1.269 8.8 0.6 2.6 8.1 3.12
2007 20 -3.0 Lancaster CALL A+ BOS 2 0 1.000 1.37 8 8 0 0 0 0 46.0 35 10 7 1 8 0 46 0 0 2 176 0.935 6.8 0.2 1.6 9.0 5.75
2007 20 -4.8 Portland EL AA BOS 8 6 .571 4.28 19 19 0 1 0 0 96.2 105 51 46 9 33 0 82 4 1 3 418 1.428 9.8 0.8 3.1 7.6 2.48
2008 21 -4.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA BOS 9 7 .563 2.62 26 25 1 0 0 0 144.1 112 47 42 10 29 0 130 0 0 3 564 0.977 7.0 0.6 1.8 8.1 4.48
2008 21 -3.6 Portland EL AA BOS 9 4 .692 2.33 19 19 0 0 0 0 104.1 72 31 27 5 24 0 101 0 0 3 403 0.920 6.2 0.4 2.1 8.7 4.21
2008 21 -6.2 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS 0 3 .000 3.38 7 6 1 0 0 0 40.0 40 16 15 5 5 0 29 0 0 0 161 1.125 9.0 1.1 1.1 6.5 5.80
2009 22 -5.0 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS 4 6 .400 3.13 24 24 0 0 0 0 126.1 106 47 44 11 47 0 88 1 0 5 517 1.211 7.6 0.8 3.3 6.3 1.87
2010 23 -3.6 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS 6 4 .600 3.66 31 16 4 0 0 1 105.2 84 43 43 13 37 1 77 2 1 4 427 1.145 7.2 1.1 3.2 6.6 2.08
2010 23 -3.0 Magallanes VEWL FgW 1 1 .500 3.00 10 0 2 0 0 0 9.0 11 5 3 0 7 0 6 0 0 0 46 2.000 11.0 0.0 7.0 6.0 0.86
2011 24 -2.8 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS 3 3 .500 2.73 41 0 35 0 0 16 52.2 43 19 16 5 18 1 61 1 0 1 219 1.158 7.3 0.9 3.1 10.4 3.39
2012 25 -1.8 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 3 2 .600 2.76 23 0 11 0 0 2 32.2 19 12 10 2 17 2 35 0 2 1 133 1.102 5.2 0.6 4.7 9.6 2.06
2012 25 -3.1 Aguilas DOWL FgW 3 3 .500 3.62 7 7 0 0 0 0 32.1 33 15 13 3 12 0 17 0 0 1 138 1.392 9.2 0.8 3.3 4.7 1.42
2013 26 -0.7 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 0 0 2.41 13 0 5 0 0 2 18.2 14 5 5 1 3 0 28 0 0 0 74 0.911 6.8 0.5 1.4 13.5 9.33
2015 28 1.0 Norfolk IL AAA BAL 7 2 .778 1.91 24 9 7 0 0 0 75.1 60 19 16 4 20 0 52 2 0 1 301 1.062 7.2 0.5 2.4 6.2 2.60
10 Seasons 52 36 .591 3.04 238 128 63 1 0 21 817.0 682 308 276 65 248 4 730 12 4 30 3323 1.138 7.5 0.7 2.7 8.0 2.94
Rk (1 season) Rk 1 0 1.000 0.00 4 2 0 0 0 0 6.0 4 0 0 0 4 0 10 0 0 0 26 1.333 6.0 0.0 6.0 15.0 2.50
A (1 season) A 9 6 .600 3.51 24 24 0 0 0 0 107.2 91 50 42 9 31 0 118 2 0 9 443 1.133 7.6 0.8 2.6 9.9 3.81
A+ (2 seasons) A+ 2 0 1.000 2.12 9 9 0 0 0 0 51.0 44 15 12 1 9 0 49 0 0 3 201 1.039 7.8 0.2 1.6 8.6 5.44
AA (2 seasons) AA 17 10 .630 3.27 38 38 0 1 0 0 201.0 177 82 73 14 57 0 183 4 1 6 821 1.164 7.9 0.6 2.6 8.2 3.21
AAA (7 seasons) AAA 23 20 .535 2.97 163 55 63 0 0 21 451.1 366 161 149 41 147 4 370 6 3 12 1832 1.137 7.3 0.8 2.9 7.4 2.52
FgW (2 seasons) FgW 4 4 .500 3.48 17 7 2 0 0 0 41.1 44 20 16 3 19 0 23 0 0 1 184 1.524 9.6 0.7 4.1 5.0 1.21

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2005 18 -1.8 Red Sox GULF Rk BOS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 19 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-A BOS 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 19 -2.8 Greenville SALL A BOS 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 19 -4.4 Wilmington CARL A+ BOS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A+ BOS 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 20 -2.8 Lancaster CALL A+ BOS 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 20 -5.1 Portland EL AA BOS 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA BOS 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 21 -3.4 Portland EL AA BOS 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 21 -6.3 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 22 -5.3 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 23 -4.0 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 23 -3.6 Magallanes VEWL FgW 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 24 -2.8 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 25 -1.8 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 23 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 25 -1.8 Aguilas DOWL FgW 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 26 -0.9 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Seasons 214 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rk (1 season) Rk 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A (1 season) A 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A+ (2 seasons) A+ 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AA (2 seasons) AA 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AAA (6 seasons) AAA 139 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
FgW (2 seasons) FgW 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Rctch Rtz
2005 18 Red Sox GULF Rk BOS P 4 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.50 0 0
2006 19 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-A+ BOS P 25 27 10 17 0 0 1.000 1.08 15 2 12%
2006 19 Greenville SALL A BOS P 24 27 10 17 0 0 1.000 1.13 13 2 13%
2006 19 Wilmington CARL A+ BOS P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2 0 0%
2007 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A+ BOS P 27 26 5 19 2 0 .923 0.89 21 11 34%
2007 20 Lancaster CALL A+ BOS P 8 7 2 5 0 0 1.000 0.88 6 3 33%
2007 20 Portland EL AA BOS P 19 19 3 14 2 0 .895 0.89 15 8 35%
2008 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA BOS P 26 28 7 17 4 2 .857 0.92 12 10 45%
2008 21 Portland EL AA BOS P 19 21 5 12 4 2 .810 0.89 6 8 57%
2008 21 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS P 7 7 2 5 0 0 1.000 1.00 6 2 25%
2009 22 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS P 24 23 8 13 2 1 .913 0.88 10 7 41%
2010 23 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS P 31 14 8 6 0 1 1.000 0.45 14 7 33%
2010 23 Magallanes VEWL FgW P 10 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.20 1 0 0%
2011 24 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS P 41 8 5 3 0 1 1.000 0.20 3 0 0%
2012 25 Iowa PCL AAA CHC P 23 8 4 3 1 0 .875 0.30 3 1 25%
2012 25 Aguilas DOWL FgW P 7 0.00
2013 26 Iowa PCL AAA CHC P 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 4 0 0%
2015 28 Norfolk IL AAA BAL P 24 17 8 9 0 1 1.000 0.71
10 Seasons 238 153 55 89 9 6 .941 0.61 82 38 32%
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
2005 18 GCL Red Sox Gulf Coast League Rk BOS 2005-08-08 2005-08-25
2006 19 Greenville Drive South Atlantic League A BOS 2006-04-09 2006-08-21
2006 19 Wilmington Blue Rocks Carolina League A+ BOS 2006-08-26 2006-08-26
2007 20 Lancaster JetHawks California League A+ BOS 2007-04-05 2007-05-12
2007 20 Portland Sea Dogs Eastern League AA BOS 2007-05-18 2007-09-02
2008 21 Portland Sea Dogs Eastern League AA BOS 2008-04-05 2008-07-09
2008 21 Pawtucket Red Sox International League AAA BOS 2008-07-21 2008-08-23
2008 21 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1 2008-08-30 2008-08-30
2009 22 Pawtucket Red Sox International League AAA BOS 2009-04-10 2009-08-31
2009 22 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1 2009-04-26 2009-10-04
2010 23 Pawtucket Red Sox International League AAA BOS 2010-04-12 2010-09-05
2010 23 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1 2010-07-18 2010-10-02
2010 23 Navegantes del Magallanes Venezuelan Winter League FgW 2010-12-09 2010-12-30
2011 24 Pawtucket Red Sox International League AAA BOS 2011-04-07 2011-08-25
2011 24 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1 2011-05-30 2011-09-24
2012 25 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1 2012-04-07 2012-04-10
2012 25 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 2 2012-04-24 2012-10-02
2012 25 Iowa Cubs Pacific Coast League AAA CHC 2012-06-08 2012-08-10
2012 25 Aguilas Cibaenas Dominican Winter League FgW 2012-11-02 2012-12-08
2013 26 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 2013-04-03 2013-09-03
2013 26 Iowa Cubs Pacific Coast League AAA CHC 2013-06-02 2013-07-10
2014 27 Saitama Seibu Lions Japan Pacific League Fgn 2014-03-28 2014-08-06
2015 28 Norfolk Tides International League AAA BAL 2015-04-09 2015-07-12

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