Boshers signed a minor-league contract with the Blue Jays on Sunday, Mike Wilner of Sportsnet 590 The Fan reports.
The 31-year-old lefty previously attended spring training with the Reds before getting released in March. After a brief stopover in the Mexican League, Boshers will return north of the border and report to the Blue Jays' Triple-A affiliate in Buffalo. Boshers posted a 3.32 ERA at the Triple-A level in 2018 as a member of the Astros and Pirates organizations.
Boshers was reassigned to minor-league camp Monday, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
Boshers posted a 3.68 ERA, 1.64 WHIP and 8:2 K:BB in 7.1 innings this spring, but it wasn't enough to earn him a spot on the Reds' Opening Day roster. The southpaw will open the season back at Triple-A, where he spent all of the 2018 campaign.
Boshers agreed to a minor-league contract with Cincinnati on Monday, Brandon Warne of ZoneCoverage.com reports.
Boshers spent the 2018 campaign at Triple-A, appearing in 48 games as a reliever. He last surfaced in the major leagues back in 2017 with the Twins, posting a 4.89 ERA with 28 punchouts over 35 innings. Boshers could have a shot at cracking the big-league roster if he performs well during spring training.
The Pirates outrighted Boshers to Triple-A Indianapolis on Sunday.
Boshers will remain in the Pittsburgh organization after going unclaimed by the other 29 clubs when he was exposed to waivers last week. With none of the Pirates' upper-level minor-league affiliates still playing, Boshers' 2018 campaign is likely over.
Boshers was designated for assignment by the Pirates on Tuesday, Rob Biertempfel of The Athletic Pittsburgh reports.
Boshers was dropped from Pittsburgh's 40-man roster in order to free up a spot for catcher Ryan Lavarnway, whose contract was selected from Triple-A Indianapolis on Tuesday. The 30-year-old Boshers has spent the entire season in the minors, compiling a solid 3.32 ERA and 62:18 K:BB across 57 innings between Triple-A Fresno and Triple-A Indianapolis. He'll likely report back to Indianapolis should he pass through waivers untouched.
Boshers was optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis on Monday, Rob Biertempfel of The Athletic reports.
After being claimed off waivers by Pittsburgh two weeks ago, Boshers spent eight games with the club but failed to make an appearance. Prior to joining the organization, he pitched in 38 games for the Twins in 2018, logging a 4.89 ERA and 1.34 WHIP over 35 innings.
Boshers was recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis on Saturday, Rob Biertempfel of The Athletic Pittsburgh reports.
Boshers was claimed off waivers by the Pirates on Tuesday and only pitched one inning with Indianapolis before making his way to the majors. The 30-year-old has a 3.18 ERA and 1.24 WHIP at Triple-A this season and a 4.59 ERA, 1.27 WHIP and 78:25 K:BB over parts of three major-league seasons with the Twins.
Boshers was claimed off waivers by the Pirates on Tuesday, Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Boshers, who was designated for assignment by the Astros, was sent to Triple-A Indianapolis after being scooped up by Pittsburgh. The 30-year-old hasn't pitched in the majors this season, though he owns a solid 3.18 ERA and 55:15 K:BB across 51 innings at Triple-A. He'll serve as organizational bullpen depth.
The Astros optioned Boshers to their minor-league camp Sunday, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
The 29-year-old has bounced on and off the Twins' 40-man roster the past two years before landing with Houston via a January waiver claim. Boshers was unable to win an Opening Day spot with the Astros, but could be among the first relief callups from Triple-A Fresno this season when Houston requires another lefty bullpen arm.
Boshers struck out one in a scoreless third inning in Friday's exhibition opener against Washington.
Boshers is one of the left-handers battling to impress manager A.J. Hinch. Tony Sipp has held the lefty reliever job the past two seasons, but has not been effective in that role. Hence, guys like Boshers and Reymin Guduan are in the mix.
Boshers was claimed off waivers by the Astros on Monday.
Boshers will join the Astros after being designated for assignment by the Twins last week. The southpaw owns a combined 4.56 ERA across 71 innings with Minnesota over the previous two seasons. He'll look to compete for an Opening Day role as the Astros' lefty specialist.
Boshers was designated for assignment by the Twins on Monday.
Boshers was dropped from the Twins' 40-man roster in order to clear room for Addison Reed, who was recently signed to a two-year contract. The southpaw split time between Triple-A Rochester and the big club last season, posting a 3.68 ERA in 14.2 innings with the Red Wings while compiling a less-impressive 4.89 ERA in 35 innings with the Twins. He'll take a spin through waivers to determine his next landing spot; he could draw some interest given his prior MLB experience.
Boshers was recalled from Triple-A Rochester on Friday.
He has been up and down this season, posting a 3.68 ERA in 14.2 innings at Triple-A and a 5.16 ERA in 29.2 innings in the big leagues. He should work mostly in low-leverage spots in September.
Boshers was optioned to Triple-A Rochester following Game 1 of Thursday's doubleheader against the Indians.
Boshers allowed two runs on two hits while only recording two outs during Game 1, so he'll swap places with Nik Turley for Game 2 as the Twins look to bring in a fresh bullpen arm. Boshers, who now owns a 5.16 ERA through 29.2 big-league innings this season, will likely be back with the Twins when rosters expand in September.
Boshers has struck out 21 with an ERA of 3.86 in 25.2 innings this season.
Compared to 2016, the ERA is down from 4.25, but the peripherals suggest he's been significantly worse this season (4.59 FIP, 2.84 in 2016).
Boshers has an ERA of 2.77 with a WHIP of 1.31 in 13 innings since being brought to the majors at the end of May.
It's been an impressive month for the left-handed reliever, who is being used as a long reliever in games that starters don't pitch very deep. Now in his third season, the biggest change for Boshers from his first two years has been his ability to strand runners. Overall, he has stranded 82.4 percent of batters who get on base in 2017 compared to the marks of 64.1 and 61.9 he had the prior two campaigns.
Boshers was recalled from Triple-A Rochester on Monday, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Boshers has already spent time with the Twins this season, compiling a 3.00 ERA and 1:1 K:BB across three innings of relief. The 29-year-old will offer another arm for a tired Twins bullpen, though he still likely won't see any high-leverage innings.
Boshers was optioned to Triple-A Rochester on Tuesday, LaVelle E. Neal III of the Star Tribune reports.
With Hector Santiago set to return form the bereavement list Wednesady, Boshers will head back to Triple-A Rochester. The 28-year-old has made two appearances with the Twins this season, giving up one earned run over three innings pitched.
The Twins recalled Boshers from Triple-A Rochester on Friday, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports.
The reliever will serve as depth for the pitching staff in the absence of Hector Santiago, who was placed on the bereavement list. Boshers likely will ride the shuttle back to Rochester after this weekend.
Boshers will be recalled from Triple-A Rochester in the coming days, Phil Miller of the Star Tribune reports.
Hector Santiago will be placed on the bereavement list for the weekend, so Boshers will be added to Minnesota's bullpen in the near future. Boshers has appeared in one major-league game this season. Over said outing he pitched 2.1 shutout innings and didn't allow a hit.
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