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Buddy Boshers
Birthdate: 5/9/1988 (28 y, 10 m, 14 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 6-3/205     Position: P
Drafted: 2008 June Amateur Draft - Round: 4, Pick: 27, Overall: 139, Team: Los Angeles Angels
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RotoWire News: The Twins activated Boshers (elbow) from the disabled list Friday, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. (9/2/2016)
Profiles:  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Boshers is probably second on a list of three potentially interesting LOOGYs on the Twins 40-man roster, which is pretty strange when considering they're coming off a 100-loss season. But Boshers more than held his own across 37 appearances spanning 36 innings, as he fanned more than a batter per inning, walked nearly no one (1.8 walk per nine innings), and for the most part kept the ball in the ballpark (0.8 home runs per nine innings). And while he was absolutely terrific taking down left-handed hitters last season (.560 on-base-plus-slugging against), he didn't embarrass himself against righties (.727) and featured two pitches with double-digit whiff rates in his three-pitch repertoire. Boshers' sinker didn't do him many favors — .888 OPS against and only a 37.9% ground ball rate — but he had a 19.3% whiff rate on his curve and a 14.3% mark on his "use-it-or-lose-it" changeup (his words, not mine). Again, there isn't high-end potential here — much like Taylor Rogers in some respects — but he proved to be a diamond-in-the-rough find for Terry Ryan last year, something he was fairly good at in recent years with Jared Burton, Casey Fien and others. (@Brandon_Warne)

The Quick Opinion: Boshers has plenty of real-life utility, but virtually none in fantasy leagues. Look elsewhere.

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SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2008Angels (R)500131250.17.693.930.18.27365.0 %  2.684.13  
2009Angels (R)2105524.28.392.920.73.30171.9 %  2.554.05  
2009Angels (A)3106631.27.671.991.42.28356.3 %  5.974.69  
2009Angels (AAA)000201.16.750.000.00.250100.0 %  0.001.97  
2010Angels (A)30036777.18.732.330.58.33563.0 %  4.313.44  
2011Angels (A+)25143475.17.294.900.84.34872.4 %  4.305.21  
2012Scorpions (R)010502.210.1310.133.38.50069.8 %  10.139.92  
2012Angels (A+)42126039.110.983.660.92.26376.7 %  2.523.92  
2012Angels (AA)10019024.010.131.881.13.35780.5 %  3.753.41  
2013Angels (AA)32128028.210.994.080.31.27966.5 %  3.142.43  
2013Angels (AAA)10116019.211.905.490.46.34766.4 %  3.663.42  
2013Angels00025015.17.634.700.00.31763.6 %43.9 %0.0 %4.703.114.270.2
2014Angels (AA)23029861.010.333.980.15.29573.4 %  2.662.42  
2014Angels (AAA)10011013.08.319.000.69.29064.8 %  6.235.85  
2016Twins (AAA)11222026.010.043.810.35.26676.1 %  1.042.71  
2016Twins20037036.09.251.750.75.30856.7 %46.7 %8.6 %4.252.843.380.6
2017Depth Charts11025025.08.783.700.88.31672.3 %  3.963.81 0.0
2017Steamer11025025.08.663.670.96.30273.6 %44.5 % 3.883.934.200.1
2017ZiPS22057055.78.893.720.81.32071.0 %  4.043.69 0.4
Total- - -20062051.18.772.630.53.31059.2 %45.9 %6.3 %4.382.923.640.8

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2008Angels (R)502.681312000  50.1221432415122014143
2009Angels (R)212.5555000  24.21062411728000023
2009Angels (A)315.9766100  31.213231212157010027
2009Angels (AAA)000.0020000  1.151000000001
2010Angels (A)304.31367100  77.1339844437520234075
2011Angels (A+)254.30434001  75.1343884336741014061
2012Scorpions (R)0110.1350000  2.2197431300003
2012Angels (A+)422.52260001  39.1167301511416101048
2012Angels (AA)103.75190000  24.010628101035112027
2013Angels (AA)323.14280001  28.2117201210113003135
2013Angels (AAA)103.66160001  19.28818118112103126
2013Angels004.702500006015.163138808110013
2014Angels (AA)232.66298000  61.02554721181270110070
2014Angels (AAA)106.23110000  13.0571099113000012
2016Twins (AAA)111.04220002  26.01051883111002029
2016Twins204.253700002036.015235211737111037
2017Depth Charts113.96250  01 25.0 241211210 1  24
2017Steamer113.882500001 25.0108241211310 1  24
2017ZiPS224.04570  0  55.7 532725523125055
Total- - -204.386200008051.1215482925315221050

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2008Angels (R)7.693.931.950.1819.5 %10.0 %9.5 %.2171.29.27365.0 %  4.13
2009Angels (R)8.392.922.880.7321.7 %7.6 %14.1 %.2451.30.30171.9 %  4.05
2009Angels (A)7.671.993.861.4220.5 %5.3 %15.2 %.2501.20.28356.3 %  4.69
2009Angels (AAA)6.750.001.000.0020.0 %0.0 %20.0 %.2000.75.250100.0 %  1.97
2010Angels (A)8.732.333.750.5822.1 %5.9 %16.2 %.2661.34.33563.0 %  3.44
2011Angels (A+)7.294.901.490.8417.8 %12.0 %5.8 %.2921.71.34872.4 %  5.21
2012Scorpions (R)10.1310.131.003.3815.8 %15.8 %0.0 %.4383.75.50069.8 %  9.92
2012Angels (A+)10.983.663.000.9228.7 %9.6 %19.2 %.1991.17.26376.7 %  3.92
2012Angels (AA)10.131.885.401.1325.5 %4.7 %20.8 %.2801.38.35780.5 %  3.41
2013Angels (AA)10.994.082.690.3129.9 %11.1 %18.8 %.1921.15.27966.5 %  2.43
2013Angels (AAA)11.905.492.170.4629.6 %13.6 %15.9 %.2371.53.34766.4 %  3.42
2013Angels7.634.701.630.0020.6 %12.7 %7.9 %.2411.37.31763.6 %124813.11
2013Average7.573.022.510.9619.9 %7.9 %11.9 %.2501.30.29473.5 %  4.02
2014Angels (AA)10.333.982.590.1527.5 %10.6 %16.9 %.2071.21.29573.4 %  2.42
2014Angels (AAA)8.319.000.920.6921.1 %22.8 %-1.8 %.2271.77.29064.8 %  5.85
2016Twins (AAA)10.043.812.640.3527.6 %10.5 %17.1 %.1921.12.26676.1 %  2.71
2016Twins9.251.755.290.7524.3 %4.6 %19.7 %.2431.17.30856.7 %99662.84
2016Average8.103.142.581.1721.1 %8.2 %12.9 %.2521.32.29872.9 %  4.24
2017Depth Charts8.783.702.370.88   .2521.36.31672.3 %  3.81
2017Steamer8.663.672.360.9622.3 %9.5 %12.9 %.2461.36.30273.6 %  3.93
2017ZiPS8.893.722.390.81   .2521.37.32071.0 %  3.69
Total- - -8.772.633.330.5323.3 %7.0 %16.3 %.2421.23.31059.2 %107712.92

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2013Angels1.3824.4 %43.9 %31.7 %15.4 %0.0 %5.6 %0.0 %26.8 %46.3 %26.8 %17.1 %56.1 %26.8 %4.091084.27
2016Twins1.4020.0 %46.7 %33.3 %2.9 %8.6 %10.2 %50.0 %38.3 %33.6 %28.0 %18.7 %53.3 %28.0 %3.08793.38
Total- - -1.4021.2 %45.9 %32.9 %6.3 %6.3 %9.0 %50.0 %35.1 %37.2 %27.7 %18.2 %54.1 %27.7 %3.34883.64

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2013Angels18131021006116136252
2016Twins493521152121184358542
Total- - -674831362127300494794

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2013Angels0.28-0.851.132.510.300.991.041.131.09240.200.0964
2016Twins0.36-1.441.80-2.99-0.260.640.680.820.79280.010.5673
Total- - -0.65-2.292.93-0.490.050.740.790.950.93520.210.66137

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2013Angels54.0% (92.6)  42.7% (81.4)3.2% (85.4)  1.6%
2016Twins49.6% (91.7)  41.6% (81.0)8.7% (86.9)  0.7%
Total- - -51.0% (92.0)  42.0% (81.1)7.0% (86.7)  1.0%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2013Angels10.1 %    45.6 %0.8 %43.6 %      
2016Twins     50.4 % 41.8 %  7.8 %   
Total- - -3.2 %    48.9 %0.3 %42.4 %  5.3 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2013Angels92.7    92.382.281.4     
2016Twins     91.6 80.9  87.0  
Total- - -92.7    91.882.281.1  87.0  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2013Angels0.8  1.0-0.1  0.60  0.91-0.65  
2016Twins-1.4  3.61.3  -0.53  1.602.78  
Total- - --0.6  4.51.3  -0.15  1.382.28  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2013Angels-0.6    1.4-0.11.1     
2016Twins     -1.1 3.6  1.1  
Total- - --0.6    0.3-0.14.7  1.1  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2013Angels-2.47    1.21-4.060.99     
2016Twins     -0.40 1.61  2.70  
Total- - --2.47    0.07-4.061.41  2.70  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2013Angels28.6 %64.4 %41.1 %54.4 %91.1 %74.5 %35.1 %44.4 %10.3 %
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2016Twins35.7 %67.9 %49.1 %55.4 %89.5 %75.0 %41.6 %56.6 %12.2 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -33.3 %66.9 %46.6 %55.1 %89.9 %74.9 %39.6 %53.0 %11.6 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2013Angels28.1 %62.1 %41.1 %53.5 %89.8 %74.5 %38.3 %23.7
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2016Twins39.0 %60.2 %49.1 %55.5 %88.3 %74.6 %47.6 %22.9
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -35.2 %60.7 %46.6 %54.9 %88.7 %74.6 %44.7 %23.2

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2013AngelsP25015.1140000000 0   1.000 
2016TwinsP37036.0241010000 5   .857 
Total- - -P62051.1381010000 5   .917 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2013AngelsP15.11  001              
2016TwinsP36.0-1  0-1-2              
Total- - -P51.10  0-1-1              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2013AngelsP15.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (1)
2016TwinsP36.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)75.0%      (4)
Total- - -P51.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)80.0%      (5)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2013Angels-0.1-0.1-0.2-0.31.80.2$1.4 
2016Twins-0.2-0.1-0.6-0.75.50.6$4.5 
Total- - --0.2-0.2-0.8-1.07.20.8$5.9 

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  • 2008 June Amateur Draft - Round: 4, Pick: 27, Overall: 139
    • Team: Los Angeles Angels
    • School: Calhoun CC