Last name is pronounced bo-SHEERS...in 100 career relief apps for the Angels and Twins, never walked more than 1 batter...last pitched in the Major Leagues in 2017, when he made a career-high 38 apps for the Twins...was on the Twins' 2017 Postseason roster but did not pitch in their 8-4 loss at Yankee Stadium in the American League Wild Card game...in his Major League debut, a 7-2 Angels win on 8/10/13 at Cle's Progressive Field, struck out his only batter (Jason Kipnis)...became the sixth Angels pitcher to strike out the only batter he faced during a big league debut...spent the 2015 season with the independent Somerset Patriots and was named Atlantic League Reliever of the Year (3-1, 1.00, 54ip, 14bb, 71k, 1hr)...ranked second in the Atlantic League in both ERA and strikeouts per 9 innings (11.8) and fifth in WHIP (0.98)...in 2014, while pitching for Class AA Arkansas allowed just 1 HR in 61.0 innings...was Pioneer League Pitcher of the Week for 8/12-8/18, 2008.
Given name is Jeffrey...in 2006 graduated from Lee High School in Huntsville, Alabama, where he was a teammate of 7-time All-Star reliever Craig Kimbrel...in 2007 pitched in his only season at Calhoun Community College in Tanner, Alabama (14g, 4-1, 3.88, 46.1ip, 60k)...follow on Twitter @buddy4023.
Spent the season at Class AAA and went 2-2, 3.32 with 5 saves in 6 chances over 48 relief apps for Fresno and Indianapolis...began the season in the Astros organization after he was claimed off waivers from the Twins in January...posted a 3.18 ERA and 4 saves in 41 apps at Fresno before he was claimed off waivers by the Pirates on 8/7...spent the rest of the minor league season at Indianapolis...became a free agent following the season...on 1/12/19 was signed by the Reds to a minor league contract with an invitation to Major League spring training camp.
Had four Major League stints with the Twins, going 1-0 with a 4.89 ERA (19ER/35IP) in a career-high 38 appearances...held left-handed hitters to a .224 (13x58) opponent batting average and a .258 on-base percentage... made 18 minor league appearances, posting a 3.68 ERA (6ER/14.2IP)...began the year at Twins Spring Training for the second straight season and optioned to Triple A Rochester on March 28...had four MLB stints: April 23 for one day, April 28-May 2, May 30-Aug. 17 and Sept. 1 thru the end of the season...was on the Twins postseason roster, but did not appear in the Wild Card Game...posted a 2.51 ERA (4ER/14.1IP) with 10 strikeouts in 10 June games for the Twins... did not walk a batter in final 12 appearances (6IP), dating back to Aug. 17.
Was an invite to Twins spring training...reassigned to minor league camp March 23 and began season with Triple-A Rochester...Appeared in 15 games for the Red Wings April 12-May 20, posting 12 scoreless appearances of relief...Contract purchased by Minnesota May 25...Did not allow an earned run in each of his first 10 appearances for the Twins (7.2 IP) May 28-June 17...Optioned to Rochester July 4 when Trevor May was reinstated from disabled list...Recalled by Minnesota July 21...Placed on 15-day disabled list August 11 with left elbow inflammation; reinstated September 2...Posted a 0.79 ERA (11.1 IP, 1 ER) from September 3 through the rest of the season...Allowed just four of 18 inherited runners to score (22.2%) on the season...Combined to go 3-1, 2.90 ERA (62.0 IP, 20 ER) with 18 walks and 66 strikeouts in 59 games between Rochester and Minnesota.
Spent entire season with Somerset Patriots of the Independent Atlantic League...went 3-1, 1.00 ERA (54.0 IP, 6 ER) with 14 walks, 71 strikeouts and one home run allowed for the Patriots...ranked second in the Atlantic League in ERA and strikeouts-per-9.0 IP (11.8), and fifth in lowest WHIP (0.98)...named Atlantic League Reliever of the Year.
Began season with Double-A Arkansas and went 3-2 with one save and a 3.14 ERA (28.2 IP - 10 ER) in 28 relief appearances for the Travelers...Was promoted to Triple-A Salt Lake on June 22... Made 16 appearances for Salt Lake and pitched to a 1-0 record with one save and a 3.66 ERA (19.2 IP - 8 ER)...Struck out 26 batters while walking 12 for Bees... Had contract selected by Angels on August 10 and made Major League debut that night at Progressive Field in Cleveland...Struck out the only batter he faced (Jason Kipnis) and became the sixth player in Halos history to fan the only batter faced during Major League debut... Compiled a 3.68 ERA (7.1 IP - 3 ER) at the Big A compared to a 5.63 mark (8 IP - 5 ER) on the road... Posted a 6.14 ERA (7.1 IP - 5 ER) against AL West opponents compared to a 4.26 mark (6.1 IP - 3 ER) against all other competition... Appeared in games on four consecutive days (August 14-17), becoming first Angel to pitch four days in a row since Brian Fuentes in 2009... Pitched two straight days on September 27-28 but did not record an out in either appearance…First Angels pitcher to do so since Mike Holtz on Sept. 8-9, 1997.
In 2012, split the season between Inland Empire and Arkansas and established a 5-2 overall record with a 2.98 ERA (63.1 IP - 21 ER) and 75 strikeouts with the two clubs.
Spent 2011 season with Inland Empire and went 2-5 with a 4.30 ERA (75.1 IP - 36 ER) in 43 games (four starts) marking only season as a professional with a losing record...
Had a 3-0 record and 4.31 ERA (77.1 IP - 37 ER) in 36 games (seven starts) with 75 strikeouts during 2010 season for Cedar Rapids
Split 2009 season between Salt Lake, Orem and Cedar Rapids and combined for a 5-2 record and 4.37 ERA (57.2 IP - 28 ER) in 13 games (11 starts) for the three clubs.
Made professional debut in 2008 with Orem and notched a 5-0 record and 2.68 ERA (57.2 IP - 28 ER) in 13 games (12 starts) for the Owlz...Was named the Pioneer League Pitcher of the Week on August 18, 2008.