Bowden signed with the Doosan Bears of the Korea Baseball Organization, the pitcher announced. Bowden pitched to a 1.91 ERA with Triple-A Norfolk with the Orioles organization before signing on with the Twins midseason, where he worked to a 3.78 ERA with Triple-A Rochester. He hadn't pitched in the majors since 2013 though, so he'll move to the Korean League to get a full time opportunity to start.
The Twins signed pitcher Michael Bowden to a minor league contract, the team announced on Saturday. Bowden was 7-2 with a 1.91 ERA at Baltimore's Triple-A team in Norfolk before he opted out and was released.
Orioles pitcher Michael Bowden opted out of his Triple-A contract with the organization on Friday, according to the Baltimore Sun. The Orioles acquired Bowden from the Reds in exchange for cash considerations in early April. Bowden will now become a free agent and can sign with any team.
The Orioles acquired reliever Michael Bowden from the Reds in exchange for cash considerations, according to MASN Sports on Saturday. Bowden, who went 3-5 with a 4.51 ERA over his big-league career, will start the season at Triple-A Norfolk.
The Reds have signed pitcher Michael Bowden to a minor-league deal, MLBDailyDish.com reports. Bowden, who has 133 2/3 innings of experience in the majors, spent the 2014 season with the Seibu Lions of Nippon Professional Baseball, where he delivered a 4.50 ERA and 30:24 K:BB ratio in 40 innings.