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Michael Bowden (baseball)

Michael Bowden
Bowden in July 2008 with the AA Portland Sea Dogs
Baltimore Orioles
Born: (1986-09-09) September 9, 1986 (age 33)
Winfield, Illinois
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
August 30, 2008 for the Boston Red Sox
Career statistics
(through 2013 season)
Win–loss record 3–5
Earned run average 4.51
Strikeouts 100
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Michael Matthew Bowden (born September 9, 1986) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Baltimore Orioles organization. In

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Boston Red Sox

Bowden began his professional career with the Gulf Coast League Red Sox in

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Bowden pitching for the Portland Sea Dogs.

Bowden began the

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Bowden was recalled July 18, 2010 after spending the season in Pawtucket. After three relief appearances, he was optioned back five days later to make room for Josh Beckett, who was coming off the disabled list. On August 14, 2010, Bowden was once again recalled, and then optioned back on August 28 to make room for Hideki Okajima.


  1. REDIRECT Template:Baseball year, Bowden began the season with Pawtucket, for whom he pitched in 14 games with a 1.59 ERA. He was recalled to the Red Sox on May 17 when Daisuke Matsuzaka was placed on the 15-day disabled list with an elbow injury.[5] Bowden was recalled on August 27, to replace Scott Atchison.[6] On April 15, 2012 Bowden was designated for assignment.

Chicago Cubs

On April 21, 2012, Bowden was traded to the Chicago Cubs along with a player to be named later for Marlon Byrd. On April 14, he along with Edwin Jackson broke the record for most wild pitches in an inning, with 5. He was designated for assignment on May 21, 2013. He returned to the Cubs when his contract was selected on July 11, 2013. He was designated for assignment again on September 4, 2013 and became a free agent on October 1.[7]

Seibu Lions

Bowden signed a contract with the Seibu Lions of Nippon Professional Baseball for the 2014 season.[8]

Baltimore Orioles

On December 24, 2014, Bowden signed a minor league deal with the Cincinnati Reds.[9] On April 4, 2015 he was traded to the Baltimore Orioles.[10]


  1. ^ Red Sox 2005 draft picks
  2. ^ Michael Silverman (2008-08-30). Boston Herald Michael Bowden joins PawSox Michael Bowden joins PawSox. Retrieved 2008-08-30.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ Ian Browne (August 30, 2011). "Pedroia leaving Red mark on Sox". Retrieved 2008-10-01. 
  4. ^ Bowden called up to boster bullpen
  5. ^ Dice-K to join Lackey on 15-day disabled list, May 17, 2011
  6. ^ Evan Drellich (August 27, 2011). "Atchison demoted; Bowden joins Sox's bullpen". Retrieved 17 July 2020. 
  7. ^ October 2013 minor league transactions
  8. ^ Polishuk, Mark (December 19, 2013). "Minor Moves: Seibu, Below, Maier, McCutchen". Retrieved February 9, 2014. 
  9. ^ Polishuk, Mark (December 24, 2014). "Minor Moves: Mijares, Bowden, Runzler". Retrieved December 25, 2014. 
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