February 10, 1978 |
|Batted: Switch||Threw: Left|
|July 2, 2008 for the Colorado Rockies|
|Last MLB appearance|
|July 30, 2010 for the Oakland Athletics|
|Earned run average||7.40|
|Competitor for United States|
|Baseball World Cup|
|Gold||2009 Nettuno||National team|
Originally drafted by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in 1996, Bowers pitched in the Rays' farm system until the end of the 2003 season without reaching the major leagues. In 2004, he went to Japan, where he pitched for three seasons in Nippon Professional Baseball.
After spending 2007 pitching in Korea, Bowers signed a minor league contract with the Rockies before the 2008 season. He was called up for the first time in his career on July 1, 2008, and made his major league debut with the Rockies on July 2. He became a free agent at the end of the season and re-signed with the Rockies on January 14, 2009. Bowers was later released by the Rockies and signed a minor league contract with the Philles. On December 14, 2009 he was signed by the Oakland Athletics.
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