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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, United States
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

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

Register Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg 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 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 4.39 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 4.18 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 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 -4.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A+ BOS 10 6 .625 3.34 3.85 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 1.96 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 4.75 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 -4.4 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA BOS 9 7 .563 2.62 2.93 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 2.67 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 3.60 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
2008 21 -7.3 BOS AL MLB BOS 1 0 1.000 3.60 3.60 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.0 7 2 2 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 22 1.600 12.6 0.0 1.8 5.4 3.00
2009 22 -5.0 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS 4 6 .400 3.13 3.35 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
2009 22 -6.1 BOS AL MLB BOS 1 1 .500 9.56 9.56 8 1 3 0 0 0 16.0 23 17 17 3 6 0 12 0 0 3 75 1.812 12.9 1.7 3.4 6.8 2.00
2010 23 -3.6 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS 6 4 .600 3.66 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 5.00 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
2010 23 -5.0 BOS AL MLB BOS 0 1 .000 4.70 4.70 14 0 7 0 0 0 15.1 20 8 8 2 4 0 13 0 0 2 66 1.565 11.7 1.2 2.3 7.6 3.25
2011 24 -2.8 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS 3 3 .500 2.73 3.25 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
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg 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
2011 24 -4.2 BOS AL MLB BOS 0 0 4.05 4.05 14 0 9 0 0 0 20.0 19 9 9 3 11 0 17 0 0 3 90 1.500 8.6 1.4 5.0 7.6 1.55
2012 25 -3.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB CHC-BOS 0 0 2.95 2.95 32 0 13 0 0 0 39.2 32 13 13 5 17 1 32 1 0 1 165 1.235 7.3 1.1 3.9 7.3 1.88
2012 25 -1.8 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 3 2 .600 2.76 3.31 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 4.18 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
2012 25 -3.2 BOS AL MLB BOS 0 0 3.00 3.00 2 0 2 0 0 0 3.0 2 1 1 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 11 1.000 6.0 3.0 3.0 9.0 3.00
2012 25 -3.5 CHC NL MLB CHC 0 0 2.95 2.95 30 0 11 0 0 0 36.2 30 12 12 4 16 1 29 1 0 1 154 1.255 7.4 1.0 3.9 7.1 1.81
2013 26 -0.7 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 0 0 2.41 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
2013 26 -2.1 CHC NL MLB CHC 1 3 .250 4.30 4.30 34 0 12 0 0 0 37.2 32 18 18 3 15 2 23 3 1 4 158 1.248 7.6 0.7 3.6 5.5 1.53
2014 27 -0.6 Seibu JPPL Fgn 2 1 .667 4.50 4.50 36 1 11 0 0 0 40.0 38 20 20 4 24 2 30 1 3 3 179 1.550 8.6 0.9 5.4 6.8 1.25
2015 28 0.8 2 Teams IL AAA BAL-MIN 11 5 .688 2.63 3.00 32 17 7 0 0 0 123.0 110 41 36 6 31 0 99 5 0 1 505 1.146 8.0 0.4 2.3 7.2 3.19
2015 28 0.8 Norfolk IL AAA BAL 7 2 .778 1.91 2.27 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
2015 28 0.8 Rochester IL AAA MIN 4 3 .571 3.78 4.15 8 8 0 0 0 0 47.2 50 22 20 2 11 0 47 3 0 0 204 1.280 9.4 0.4 2.1 8.9 4.27
2016 29 Doosan KBO Fgn 4 1 .800 1.12 2.25 5 5 0 0 0 0 32.0 23 8 4 1 7 0 26 0 0 2 125 0.938 6.5 0.3 2.0 7.3 3.71
MLB (6 seasons) MLB 3 5 .375 4.51 4.51 103 2 44 0 0 0 133.2 133 67 67 16 54 3 100 4 1 13 576 1.399 9.0 1.1 3.6 6.7 1.85
Minors (10 seasons) Minors 56 39 .589 3.08 3.43 246 136 63 1 0 21 864.2 732 330 296 67 259 4 777 15 4 30 3527 1.146 7.6 0.7 2.7 8.1 3.00
Foreign (4 seasons) Foreign 10 6 .625 3.18 3.81 58 13 13 0 0 0 113.1 105 48 40 8 50 2 79 1 3 6 488 1.368 8.3 0.6 4.0 6.3 1.58
All Levels (12 Seasons) 69 50 .580 3.26 3.60 407 151 120 1 0 21 1111.2 970 445 403 91 363 9 956 20 8 49 4591 1.199 7.9 0.7 2.9 7.7 2.63
A+ (2 seasons) Minors 2 0 1.000 2.12 2.65 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) Minors 17 10 .630 3.27 3.67 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) Minors 27 23 .540 3.05 3.30 171 63 63 0 0 21 499.0 416 183 169 43 158 4 417 9 3 12 2036 1.150 7.5 0.8 2.8 7.5 2.64
FgW (2 seasons) Foreign 4 4 .500 3.48 4.35 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
Fgn (2 seasons) Foreign 6 2 .750 3.00 3.50 41 6 11 0 0 0 72.0 61 28 24 5 31 2 56 1 3 5 304 1.278 7.6 0.6 3.9 7.0 1.81

Register 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 A+-AA 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
2008 21 -7.9 BOS AL MLB BOS 1 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
2009 22 -7.0 BOS AL MLB BOS 8 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
2010 23 -6.0 BOS AL MLB BOS 14 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
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
2011 24 -4.7 BOS AL MLB BOS 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 25 -3.4 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB CHC-BOS 32 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 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
2012 25 -3.7 BOS AL MLB BOS 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 25 -3.4 CHC NL MLB CHC 30 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 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
2013 26 -2.3 CHC NL MLB CHC 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 27 -1.3 Seibu JPPL Fgn 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 28 2 Teams IL AAA MIN-BAL 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 28 1.1 Norfolk IL AAA BAL 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 28 1.1 Rochester IL AAA MIN 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 29 Doosan KBO Fgn 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLB (6 seasons) MLB 103 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
Minors (10 seasons) Minors 246 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
Foreign (4 seasons) Foreign 58 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
All Levels (12 Seasons) 407 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
A+ (2 seasons) Minors 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AA (2 seasons) Minors 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AAA (7 seasons) Minors 171 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) Foreign 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fgn (2 seasons) Foreign 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
2005 18 Red Sox GULF Rk BOS P 4 2 6.0 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 3.00 0.50 0 0
2006 19 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-A+ BOS P 25 25 112.2 27 10 17 0 0 1.000 2.16 1.08 15 2 12%
2006 19 Greenville SALL A BOS P 24 24 107.2 27 10 17 0 0 1.000 2.26 1.13 13 2 13%
2006 19 Wilmington CARL A+ BOS P 1 1 5.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 2 0 0%
2007 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A+ BOS P 27 27 142.2 26 5 19 2 0 .923 1.51 0.89 21 11 34%
2007 20 Lancaster CALL A+ BOS P 8 8 46.0 7 2 5 0 0 1.000 1.37 0.88 6 3 33%
2007 20 Portland EL AA BOS P 19 19 96.2 19 3 14 2 0 .895 1.58 0.89 15 8 35%
2008 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA BOS P 26 25 144.1 28 7 17 4 2 .857 1.50 0.92 12 10 45%
2008 21 Portland EL AA BOS P 19 19 104.1 21 5 12 4 2 .810 1.47 0.89 6 8 57%
2008 21 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS P 7 6 40.0 7 2 5 0 0 1.000 1.58 1.00 6 2 25%
2008 21 BOS AL MLB BOS P 1 5.0 2 1 1 0 1 1.000 3.60 2.00
2009 22 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS P 24 24 126.1 23 8 13 2 1 .913 1.50 0.88 10 7 41%
2009 22 BOS AL MLB BOS P 8 16.0 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 1.12 0.25
2010 23 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS P 31 16 105.2 14 8 6 0 1 1.000 1.19 0.45 14 7 33%
2010 23 Magallanes VEWL FgW P 10 0 9.0 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00 0.20 1 0 0%
2010 23 BOS AL MLB BOS P 14 15.0 2 0 1 1 0 .500 0.60 0.07
2011 24 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS P 41 0 52.2 8 5 3 0 1 1.000 1.37 0.20 3 0 0%
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
2011 24 BOS AL MLB BOS P 14 20.0 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 1.35 0.21
2012 25 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB CHC-BOS P 32 40.0 4 0 4 0 0 1.000 0.90 0.13
2012 25 Iowa PCL AAA CHC P 23 0 32.2 8 4 3 1 0 .875 1.93 0.30 3 1 25%
2012 25 Aguilas DOWL FgW P 7
2012 25 BOS AL MLB BOS P 2 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2012 25 CHC NL MLB CHC P 30 37.0 4 0 4 0 0 1.000 0.97 0.13
2013 26 Iowa PCL AAA CHC P 13 0 18.2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 4 0 0%
2013 26 CHC NL MLB CHC P 34 38.0 13 5 8 0 1 1.000 3.08 0.38
2014 27 Seibu JPPL Fgn P 36 6 3 3 0 0 1.000 0.17
2015 28 2 Teams IL AAA BAL-MIN P 32 123.0 22 9 13 0 1 1.000 1.61 0.69
2015 28 Norfolk IL AAA BAL P 24 75.1 17 8 9 0 1 1.000 2.03 0.71
2015 28 Rochester IL AAA MIN P 8 47.2 5 1 4 0 0 1.000 0.94 0.63
2016 29 Doosan KBO Fgn P 5
MLB (6 seasons) MLB P 103 134.0 26 9 16 1 2 .962 1.68 0.24
Minors (10 seasons) Minors P 246 119 864.2 158 56 93 9 6 .943 1.55 0.61 82 38 32%
Foreign (4 seasons) Foreign P 58 0 9.0 8 3 5 0 0 1 0 0%
All Levels (12 Seasons) P 407 119 1007.2 192 68 114 10 8 83 38 31%
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
2005 18 GCL Red Sox Gulf Coast League Rk 2005-08-08 2005-08-25
2006 19 Greenville Drive South Atlantic League A 2006-04-09 2006-08-21
2006 19 Wilmington Blue Rocks Carolina League A+ 2006-08-26 2006-08-26
2007 20 Lancaster JetHawks California League A+ 2007-04-05 2007-05-12
2007 20 Portland Sea Dogs Eastern League AA 2007-05-18 2007-09-02
2008 21 Portland Sea Dogs Eastern League AA 2008-04-05 2008-07-09
2008 21 Pawtucket Red Sox International League AAA 2008-07-21 2008-08-23
2008 21 Boston Red Sox American League MLB 1 2008-08-30 2008-08-30
2009 22 Pawtucket Red Sox International League AAA 2009-04-10 2009-08-31
2009 22 Boston Red Sox American League MLB 1 2009-04-26 2009-10-04
2010 23 Pawtucket Red Sox International League AAA 2010-04-12 2010-09-05
2010 23 Boston Red Sox American League MLB 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 2011-04-07 2011-08-25
2011 24 Boston Red Sox American League MLB 1 2011-05-30 2011-09-24
2012 25 Boston Red Sox American League MLB 1 2012-04-07 2012-04-10
2012 25 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 2 2012-04-24 2012-10-02
2012 25 Iowa Cubs Pacific Coast League AAA 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 1 2013-04-03 2013-09-03
2013 26 Iowa Cubs Pacific Coast League AAA 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 1 2015-04-09 2015-07-12
2015 28 Rochester Red Wings International League AAA 2 2015-07-29 2015-09-06
2016 29 Doosan Bears Korean Baseball Organization Fgn 2016-04-06 2016-04-29

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