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Buddy Boshers | Relief Pitcher | #62

Team: Minnesota Twins
Age / DOB:  (28) / 5/9/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 205
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: Calhoun (AL) CC
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 4 (0) / LAA
Contract: view contract details
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Twins activated LHP Buddy Boshers from the 15-day disabled list.
Boshers was on the shelf for three weeks with left elbow inflammation. He returns to a 5.84 ERA over 24 appearances. Sep 2 - 4:53 PM

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Buddy Boshers (elbow) is set to begin a rehab assignment Monday with Triple-A Rochester.

Boshers has been on the disabled list since August 11 because of discomfort in his left elbow. An MRI taken two weeks ago showed no major structural damage and he should be back in the Minnesota bullpen within the next 5-7 days.
Aug 29 - 3:48 PM

Buddy Boshers (elbow) is aiming to resume throwing in the next couple of days.

Boshers was placed on the disabled list August 11 after complaining of discomfort in his left elbow, but an MRI showed up negative for any structural damage. The southpaw could be ready to return in a few weeks.
Aug 16 - 4:56 PM

An MRI on Buddy Boshers' injured elbow showed no structural damage.

That's great news for the left-hander. He'll begin a throwing program when the inflammation in his elbow subsides, which should be in about two weeks. Boshers should return to the Twins' pen sometime in September if he can avoid setbacks.
Aug 13 - 4:35 PM

Twins placed LHP Buddy Boshers on the 15-day disabled list with left elbow inflammation.

Boshers has had a tough year for the Twins, supplying a 5.84 ERA over 24 outings. It's unclear how long he'll be out for. Andrew Albers will absorb the roster spot left by Boshers.
Aug 11 - 5:13 PM

Twins recalled LHP Buddy Boshers from Triple-A Rochester.

Boshers was sent down earlier this month despite a 1.38 ERA and 14/2 K/BB ratio over 13 innings. He'll work in middle relief.
Jul 22 - 8:50 AM

Twins optioned LHP Buddy Boshers to Triple-A Rochester.

Trevor May will take his place in the bullpen. Boshers owns a 1.38 ERA and 14/2 K/BB ratio over 13 innings with the Twins this season and deserves to be back soon.
Jul 4 - 6:12 PM

Twins purchased the contract of LHP Buddy Boshers from Triple-A Rochester.

Boshers will provide a fresh arm for the battered Minnesota bullpen. The left-hander was sporting a 1.42 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, and 21/5 K/BB ratio in 19 innings this season at the Triple-A level. His last appearance at the major league level was in 2013 with Anaheim.
May 25 - 11:07 AM

Twins signed LHP Buddy Boshers to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Boshers, 27, spent 2015 in independent ball, posting a 1.00 ERA and 71/14 K/BB ratio over 54 relief innings for the Somerset Patriots in the Atlantic League. He hasn't appeared in the majors since 2013 and is obviously a long shot to crack the Opening Day roster.
Mon, Dec 14, 2015 10:53:00 PM

Rockies released LHP Buddy Boshers.

Boshers was inked to a minor league deal back in December and had a scoreless inning in his lone appearance this spring, but the Rockies have decided to sever ties. The 26-year-old should find a new job shortly.
Thu, Mar 19, 2015 07:22:00 PM

Rockies signed LHP Buddy Boshers to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Boshers pitched exclusively in the minors this season, posting a 3.28 ERA with 82 strikeouts and 40 walks over 74 innings between the Angels' Double- and Triple-A affiliates. The 26-year-old will serve as organizational depth for Colorado.
Fri, Dec 5, 2014 11:28:00 AM

Angels sent LHP Buddy Boshers outright to Triple-A Salt Lake.

Boshers was designated for assignment late last week and passed through waivers unclaimed. The 26-year-old left-hander has allowed nine earned runs in 13 innings of relief this season at the Triple-A level.
Mon, May 12, 2014 03:10:00 PM

Angels designated LHP Buddy Boshers for assignment.

The move clears a 40-man roster spot for left-hander Brooks Raley, who was claimed off waivers from the Twins on Thursday. Boshers, 25, had allowed nine earned runs in 13 innings of relief this year at Triple-A.
Thu, May 8, 2014 02:07:00 PM

Angels purchased the contract of LHP Buddy Boshers from Triple-A Salt Lake.

Boshers' first appearance will be his major league debut. The 25-year-old left-hander has registered a 3.35 ERA and 61/25 K/BB ratio in 48 1/3 innings this season at the Triple-A level and will pitch in middle relief.
Sat, Aug 10, 2013 04:40:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
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2John Ryan Murphy
3Mitch Garver
1B1Joe Mauer
2Daniel Palka
2B1Brian Dozier
SS1Eduardo Escobar
2Jorge Polanco
3Engelb Vielma
3B1Miguel Sano
LF1Robbie Grossman
2Eddie Rosario
CF1Byron Buxton
2Danny Santana
3Zack Granite
RF1Max Kepler
DH1Kennys Vargas
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Ervin Santana
2Phil Hughes
3Hector Santiago
4Kyle Gibson
5Jose Berrios
6Tyler Duffey
7Fernando Romero
8Felix Jorge
9Justin Haley
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Brandon Kintzler
2Ryan Pressly
3Trevor May
4Michael Tonkin
5Taylor Rogers
6Buddy Boshers
7Pat Light
8JT Chargois
9Ryan O'Rourke
10Glen Perkins
11Yorman Landa