Michael James Boddicker
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 172 lb.
Born: August 23, 1957 in Cedar Rapids, IA
High School: Norway HS (Norway, IA) School: University of Iowa (Iowa City, IA) by the Drafted Baltimore Orioles in the 6th round of the 1978 amateur draft.
( All Transactions) Debut: October 4, 1980 (Age 23.042)
vs. CLE 7.1 IP, 6 H, 4 SO, 5 BB, 5 ER, L Exceeded rookie limits during 1983 season Rookie Status: [*]
Teams (by GP): Orioles/RedSox/Royals/Brewers 1980-1993 Agents: Ron Shapiro [*] Final Game: June 13, 1993 (Age 35.294)
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News -- July 2014
7/4 Pine Tar Press: Friday Notes: I think it's safe to say that the next ten games for the Royals are the biggest ten games they've played since...well...I guess ... News -- May 2014
5/12 BoSox Injection: The Catch: Tom Brunansky, ESPN and the 1990 American League East: If you are to ask Red Sox fans about “The Catch," if they are of an age to remember 1990, they might be able to tell ...
5/6 Pine Tar Press: Pine Tar Podcast with Mike Boddicker 5.6.14: Mike Boddicker talked this week about all things Royals including mechanics of hitters and pitchers, the possible greatness of ...
5/6 RoyalsPodcast.com: Pine Tar Podcast with Mike Boddicker 5.6.14: Mike Boddicker talked this week about all things Royals including mechanics of hitters and pitchers, the possible greatness of ... News -- February 2014
News -- January 2014
1/3 MLBTradeRumors: Quick Hits: Schilling, Royals, Morales, Podsednik: It's strange that a top-flight pitching talent would be traded five times, but that's exactly what happened to Curt Schilling, ... News -- December 2013
12/22 The Greatest 21 Days: Curtis Schilling, Promising Player - 701: Originally published April 17, 2010Their starter knocked out with a line drive off his leg, the Yavapai College Roughriders turned ...
12/12 Cans of Cool: The Keltner List: Curt Schilling: Next up on the countdown is Curt Schilling. If there was a font that screamed "cheesy 1980s radio voice" I would use it. Stay ... News -- October 2013
10/23 BaseballGuys.com: 2013 World Series: The World Series is about ready to begin with the Cardinals facing off against the Red Sox. I’ll give my prediction below, ...
10/19 The Cardinal Nation Blog: Wacha boldly goes where no man has gone beforeSt. Louis Cardinals pitcher Michael Wacha has put his name in the post-season record books. ...
10/15 Replacement Level Red Sox Blog: ALCS Game Three Thread – Red Sox (1) at Tigers (1): First Pitch – 4:07PM – Fox John Lackey (10-13, 3.52) vs. Justin Verlander (13-12, 3.46) Note: Sadness for me today as I will ...
10/7 The Cardboard Examiner: 1993 TOPPS FINEST: #71 BRADY ANDERSON: THE BUNT WAS OFF IN '96.BETTER HITTING THROUGH CHEMISTRY OR HARD WORK?DEFINING THE PLAYERIt's certainly among mankind's great ... News -- September 2013
9/18 Billy-Ball.com: The Chris Davis Report: In the Orioles 3-2 win over Boston yesterday, Chris Davis hit his 51st homer of the season to tie the game, slamming it off Ryan ... News -- August 2013
8/23 Baseball de World: Today in Baseball History – August 23: August 23, 1936 Bob Feller, just 17 years old, strikes out 15 in his first start. Cleveland beats the St. Louis Browns 4-1 behind ... News -- May 2013
5/26 Birds Watcher: They Call Him Mr. Jones, He Plays for the O’s: Back in 2008, the Orioles, the perpetual bottom dwellers of the AL East, made a trade. The Orioles sent starting pitcher Erik ... News -- April 2013
4/1 The Cardboard Examiner: 1993 TOPPS FINEST: #1O CURT SCHILLING: POLITICS ASIDE, THE MAN COULD PITCH.TRADED BY THE ASTROS FOR JASON GRIMSLEY 21 YEARS AGO.DEFINING THE PLAYERMany will find writing ... News -- March 2013
3/6 Jays Journal: The History of Our Home Openers: 1986: Well after the heartbreak that was the loss in the ALCS to the KC Royals in 1985, Blue Jays fans came into the 1986 season with ...
3/4 Jays Journal: The History of Our Home Openers: 1984: 1984 was a magical year. The Beastie Boys were fighting for our rights and I went to my first Blue Jays game. I am glad I still ... News -- January 2013
1/16 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Anderson’s Flash with Tribe was the Final of his Career: By Christian Petrila Throughout the 1990s, the Indians seemed to enjoy acquiring players that tormented them come October. In ... News -- April 2012
4/26 Bus League Baseball: The Bizarro Hall of Fame: The Class of 1999: The Bizarro Hall of Fame was a series I ran on my old blog, One More Dying Quail, in 2007. It consists of players who appeared ...
4/11 Tubbs Baseball Blog: Cal Ripken Jr. and The 1987 Baltimore Orioles in Polaroids-Part 2: Oriole legend Cal Ripken Jr. Fuji Photo Night 1987In part one we took a look at Fuji Photo Night Polaroids of Oriole legend Cal ... News -- January 2012
1/12 High Heat Stats: The 10 most under-appreciated players of the 1980s: #4 Danny Darwin: Danny Darwin is best-remembered by many fans for 1 of 2 things: winning the 1990 ERA title despite making only 17 game starts ... News -- December 2011
12/18 High Heat Stats: Trivia time #8: What is the significance of these equations?: What is the significance of these equations?69.7 +30.6 = 13.169.8 + 40.4 +16.6 = 0.170.0 = 3.635.4 = 1.5 + 1.7* + 4.4 + 8.7*14.5 ...
12/14 WasWatching: Best “Not Tall” Right-Handed Starting Pitchers Since 1973: **** it’s a small list - Rk Player WAR Ht From To Age G GS W L SV IP BB SO ERA ERA+ 1 Pedro Martinez 75.9 71 1992 2009 20-37 ... News -- November 2011
11/9 Baseball Musings: Bod**** Ill: Former pitcher Mike Bod**** underwent surgery to remove cancerous tonsils three weeks ago. Doctors determined that the cancer ... News -- October 2011
10/13 B-R Blog: Verlander ties 21st-century high in postseason pitches: Justin Verlander threw 133 pitches over 7.1 innings of ALCS game 5, allowing 4 runs (and the obligatory Nelson Cruz HR), but he ... News -- July 2011
7/12 Royally Speaking: 3 inning saves: Everett Teaford's 3 inning save Saturday was the 173rd such occurrence in team history. In this age of the 3 out closer these ... News -- October 2010
10/30 The Captain's Blog: Cain Is Able: A New Postseason Pitching Star Is Born: One night after Cliff Lee bombed in the first game of the 2010 World Series, a new postseason pitching star was born. Just as ...
10/8 Bay City Ball: Most Strikeouts in a Postseason Game: Welcome to the list, Tim. You’ve earned it. Rk Player Date Series Gm# Tm Opp Rslt App,Dec IP BB SO 1 Bob Gibson 1968-10-02 ...
10/7 B-R Blog: Best Game Score in a Post-Season Debut: As an extension of Andy's post from earlier today, here are the pitchers with the highest game scores in their first career post-season ... News -- September 2010
9/8 The Captain's Blog: Yankees Avoid Sweep in Nick of Time Thanks to Walk Off by Swisher; Nova, Bullpen Also Star: With one fell swoop, Nick Swisher erased a game’s worth of ills and put an end to a three-game losing streak. With the Yankees ...