Full name is Michael Allen Broadway…resides in Golconda, Ill., during the offseason... Graduated from Pope County High School in Golconda, Ill.
Split the season between three clubs - Syracuse (AAA), Montgomery (AA) and Durham (AAA)…combined to go 1-3 with a 5.36 ERA (30 ER in 50.1 IP) in 36 appearances and four starts at those stops... Released by the Washington Nationals' organization on June 9…signed a minor league contract with the Tampa Bay Rays on June 22... After signing with the Rays, posted a 2.73 ERA (10 ER in 33.0 IP) and held opponents to a .149 batting average (17- for-114) in his final 23 appearances... All four starts came with Durham, where he was 0-1 with a 0.84 ERA (1 ER in 10.2 IP) with no walks and 13 strikeouts…made two scoreless relief appearances (4.1 IP) with the Bulls as well... Held left-handed hitters to a .205 average (16-for-78) for the entire year…including just one hit in 27 at-bats (.037) with Durham... Earned his only victory of the season on Aug. 19 at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, tossing 2.0 hitless frames out of the bullpen in an 8-4 triumph.
Made his big league debut in June and was recalled to the Majors on two other occasions....Went 0-2 with a 5.19 ERA in 21 relief appearances with San Francisco....Had his contract purchased from triple-A and was added to the Giants' 40-man and 25-man rosters on June 12, taking the roster spot of OF Hunter Pence, who landed on the 15-day disabled list with tendinitis in his left wrist....Made his big league debut June 13 vs. Arizona, tossing a scoreless inning of relief....Was recalled a second time June 26, replacing LHP Jeremy Affeldt (shoulder strain)....Was recalled a third and final time Aug. 25, again taking the spot of Affeldt (DL)....Went 2-0 with a 0.93 ERA (5er, 48.1ip) and 13 saves in 40 appearances with triple-A Sacramento.
Made a combined 40 appearances between Class AA Mississippi and Class AAA Gwinnett, going 5-1 with a 4.39 ERA in 53.1 relief innings. Twenty of his 40 outings were 2.0 innings or more...Began the season with MS where his first seven outings (9.2 IP) of the year were scoreless. Logged 38 strikeouts in 31.1 innings pitched for the M-Braves...With MS, was 1-for-2 in save opportunities with his lone save coming 7/6 vs.West Tennessee (1.0 IP, 1 K)...Made his first Gwinnett appearance 7/18 at Buffalo. Three of his four wins with GWI tallied 2.0 innings...Following the season, appeared in four game for the Phoenix Desert Dogs of the Arizona Fall League. Went 0-1 with a 10.13 ERA with his one loss coming in his only save opportunity.
Went 2-7 with a 3.90 ERA in 39 outings (two GS) with Myrtle Beach (High-A) and Mississippi(AA)...Braves organization named him the MB July Pitcher of the Month, after pitching at a 1.35 ERA (20.0IP/3 ER) in 11 appearances.
Went 2-5-2 with a 4.01 ERA in 37 games between Single-A Rome and High-A Myrtle Beach...Afterranking third among Braves minor league starting pitchers in 2007 with 11 wins, converted to a reliever, andmade just two starts in 37 appearances...Honored by the Braves organization as the Myrtle Beach July Pitcherof the Month after going 2-1-1 with a 1.14 ERA (23.2 IP/3 ER) in seven appearances (one GS)...Earned firstcareer save 6/10 vs. LYN with 3.1 scoreless IP...Went 0-2 with a 9.82 ERA in 10 games (one GS) for theHonolulu Sharks of the Hawaiian Winter League.
His 11 wins led the Rome (A) staff and ranked third among Braves minor league pitchers...Went 5-4as a starter and 6-2 in 18 relief appearances.
Was a perfect 4-0, earning two wins in relief in his first season with rookie-level Danville.