4/8/2018, From the management: We have moved the Bullpen over to a new temporary server and a new permanent type of setup. It's a bit much to explain here, but I think it's working. Please let me know on User_talk:Admin if you see any issues. Thank you as always for your support.
Andrew S. Bowman
- Bats Both, Throws Left
- Height 6' 4", Weight 190 lb.
Drew went to Dakota Ridge High School in Colorado. He was ranked as one of the top 50 high school players in the nation and led his team to the state 5-A title. He went 8-3 with 2 saves, 117 strike outs and a 0.75 ERA in 2004. He had 23 complete games in 27 starts. He was named the Colorado Gatorade Player of the Year and was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 21st round of the 2004 amateur draft but went to college instead.
He played for Arizona State as a freshman. In 2005 he was part of the College World Series team but redshirted. In 2006, he started 4 games in 14 appearances. He went 0-1 with a 6.08 ERA and struck out 13 in 13 1/3 innings. Drew tranferred to Nebraska and became a starter. He went 4-1 with a 4.31 ERA in 14 appearances. He struck out 30 while walking 11. He pitched against his former team in the Tempe Regional for 2/3 of an inning. On the 1st day of the 2007 amateur draft he was selected in the 5th round (169th overall) by the Cincinnati Reds as a sophomore.
Drew made his professional debut on June 23, 2007 with the Billings Mustangs. He went 1-5 with a 7.19 ERA in 14 games started that year. He split 2008 between the Mustangs, GCL Reds and Dayton Dragons, going a combined 3-5 with a 5.15 ERA in 13 games started. He spent 2009 with the Dragons, going 2-7 with a 4.82 ERA in 39 games (one start).