Boof Bonser

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 4"/245


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Pitches: Strikes, Balls


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Boof Bonser MLB Career Stats

19-25 5.18 416.2 334 1.46

Boof Bonser Bio

  • Full Name: Boof Bonser
  • Born: 10/14/1981 in St. Petersburg, FL
  • Draft: 2000, San Francisco Giants, 1st rd. (21st overall)
  • High School: Gibbs, St. Petersburg, FL
  • Debut: May 21, 2006
  • Ret., Final Game: 10/3/2010
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MLB Career Stats 19 25 5.18 111 60 0 416.2 334 1.46


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Boof Bonser Stats

Boof Bonser Advanced Stats

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Boof Bonser Awards

INT Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
04/16/2006 Rochester INT

Boof Bonser Leaderboards


Season SO Rank
2007 136 24th in AL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
2007 30 25th in AL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
2007 7.08 20th in AL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2007 2.09 13th in AL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
2007 65 15th in AL


Season H Rank
2007 199 20th in AL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2007 27 5th in AL

Boof Bonser Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
August 1, 2013 Columbus Clippers released RHP Boof Bonser.
July 22, 2013 Columbus Clippers placed RHP Boof Bonser on the 7-day disabled list.
July 9, 2013 Columbus Clippers activated RHP Boof Bonser from the 7-day disabled list.
July 2, 2013 Columbus Clippers placed RHP Boof Bonser on the 7-day disabled list.
June 30, 2013 RHP Boof Bonser assigned to Columbus Clippers.
June 29, 2013 Cleveland Indians signed free agent RHP Boof Bonser to a minor league contract.
June 27, 2013 Fresno Grizzlies released RHP Boof Bonser.
February 1, 2013 San Francisco Giants invited non-roster RHP Boof Bonser to spring training.
July 13, 2012 Fresno Grizzlies released Boof Bonser.
July 13, 2012 RHP Boof Bonser assigned to Fresno Grizzlies from San Jose Giants.
April 5, 2012 Boof Bonser assigned to San Jose Giants.
April 5, 2012 RHP Boof Bonser assigned to San Francisco Giants.
November 2, 2011 RHP Boof Bonser elected free agency.
September 22, 2011 Buffalo Bisons activated RHP Boof Bonser from the 7-day disabled list.
April 11, 2011 Buffalo Bisons placed RHP Boof Bonser on the 7-day disabled list.
December 8, 2010 New York Mets signed free agent RHP Boof Bonser to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
December 8, 2010 RHP Boof Bonser assigned to Buffalo Bisons.
November 6, 2010 RHP Boof Bonser elected free agency.
November 2, 2010 Oakland Athletics sent RHP Boof Bonser outright to Sacramento River Cats.
July 31, 2010 Oakland Athletics selected the contract of Boof Bonser from Sacramento River Cats.
July 4, 2010 Boof Bonser assigned to Sacramento River Cats from Oakland Athletics.
July 3, 2010 Oakland Athletics signed free agent RHP Boof Bonser to a minor league contract.
June 28, 2010 RHP Boof Bonser elected free agency.
June 18, 2010 Boston Red Sox designated RHP Boof Bonser for assignment.
June 7, 2010 Boston Red Sox activated RHP Boof Bonser from the 60-day disabled list.
May 7, 2010 sent RHP Boof Bonser on a rehab assignment to Pawtucket Red Sox.
April 6, 2010 sent RHP Boof Bonser on a rehab assignment to Pawtucket Red Sox.
March 31, 2010 Boston Red Sox placed RHP Boof Bonser on the 60-day disabled list retroactive to March 26, 2010. Right groin strain.
December 10, 2009 Minnesota Twins traded RHP Boof Bonser to Boston Red Sox for Player To Be Named Later.
December 8, 2009 Minnesota Twins designated RHP Boof Bonser for assignment.
November 10, 2009 Minnesota Twins activated RHP Boof Bonser from the 60-day disabled list.
September 5, 2009 sent RHP Boof Bonser on a rehab assignment to Fort Myers Miracle.
August 7, 2009 Minnesota Twins transferred RHP Boof Bonser from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
April 2, 2009 Minnesota Twins placed RHP Boof Bonser on the 15-day disabled list.

Boof Bonser Bio Info

Name is pronounced boof bon-ser. Married (Jessica)...daughter (Julia, Jan. 17, 2010). Graduated from Gibbs (Fl) High school in 2000 ... named 2000 pinellas County (Fl) High school player of the year... played in the 2000 Florida state all-star Game. Legally changed his name from John to Boof, a nickname since childhood, after the 2001 season. 2012 Former number one draft pick by the Giants returned to organization in 2012, signing a minor league contract in January. Missed the first three-plus months of the season recovering from Tommy John surgery. Went on a rehab assignment with rookie level Arizona and was reinstated from the DL on July 12. Appeared in 11 games (7 starts) for triple-a Fresno, going 0-3 with a 4.50 era (17er, 34.0ip). Hit his first career home run on Aug. 28 vs. Reno...hit a solo shot off Trevor bauer to become the first Grizzlies pitcher to homer at home since Kevin Pickford in 2003. 2011 Appeared in one game for Triple-A Buffalo in early april 2011 and after just 4.0 innings of work he left the game due to a right forearm strain...underwent Tommy John surgery and missed the remainder of the season. 2010 Split the season between the Boston Red Sox and Oakland Athletics organizations after missing all of 2009 following right shoulder surgery...Worked exclusively out of the bullpen for the first time in his career...Began the season on Boston's 15-Day Disabled List with a right groin strain...Activated on June 7 and pitched in two games with the Red Sox before he was designated for assignment on June 18...Outrighted to Pawtucket on June 28 and elected free agency...Signed a minor league contract with the Athletics organization on July 3, and was assigned to Sacramento (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League...Went 1-0 with a 5.09 ERA in 13 relief appearances after Oakland selected his contract on July 31...Pitched just twice over his first 24 games with the A's, not allowing a run in 3.0 innings, including August 16th against Toronto when he tossed 2.0 shutout innings in his 100th career appearance...Tossed 4.1 scoreless innings of relief, his longest career outing as a reliever, at New York (AL) on August 31...Tossed a scoreless seventh inning, September 20 against Chicago (AL) to pick up the win...It was his first victory since June 4, 2008 against Baltimore...First batters faced were 1-12 (.083) with two walks (.214 on-base percentage) against him, including 0-11 with a walk with the A's...Had two rehabilitation assignments with Pawtucket (AAA) of the International League from April 8-April 13 and May 7-June 4...Was used exclusively as a starter at Sacramento where he went 2-1 with a 4.56 ERA in five starts...Won each of his final two starts, including his last outing on July 27 when he allowed a run on four hits in a season-high 7.2 innings vs. Colorado Springs. 2009 Missed entire season recovering from surgery on his right shoulder...Underwent arthroscopic surgery on 2/25 to repair partial tears to the labrum and rotator cuff in his right shoulder...Procedure was performed by Dr. Coco Eaton in St. Petersburg, FL...Made 1 rehabilitation appearance on 9/6 for Single-A Fort Myers, tossing 1.0 scoreless frame. 2008 Tossed 6.0-plus innings in first three starts of season, going 1-2, 3.32 (19.0 ip, 7 er), April 1-12...tied season-high with 7.0 innings and had season-high eight strikeouts, April 29 vs. Chicago (AL)...made second career relief appearance (first of season) and recorded the win with 2.2 innings of scoreless relief, June 4 vs. Baltimore...did not allow a run in three appearances (4.0 ip), June 25-July 2...tossed 2.1 scoreless innings of relief, striking out three, August 9 at Kansas City...posted a 2.40 ERA over 10 appearances in August...pitched a scoreless inning in back-to-back games vs. the White Sox, September 24 and 25...was 2-6, 5.97 (66.1 ip, 44 er) in 12 starts and 1-1, 5.88 (52.0 ip, 34 er) in 35 relief appearances. 2007 Was 0-0, 1.00 (18.0 ip, 2 er) in three starts, April 26-May 8...had career-high four-game win-streak (winning four consecutive starts), going 4-0, 3.04 (23.2 ip, 8 er) with nine walks and 29 strikeouts, May 13-29...had career-high 11 strikeouts, May 18 at Milwaukee...had a 1.93 ERA (18.2 ip, 4 er) in three starts, May 18-29...tossed a career-high 7.2 innings allowing two runs on five hits, July 21 vs. the Angels...lasted just 1.2 innings (his shortest outing of the season) after allowing five runs on seven hits, September 2 vs. Kansas City...pitched 6-plus innings in 13 of 31 starts and 7-plus innings in eight starts...had 11 quality starts...made a career-high 31 starts...finished the year with a 4.16 run support average, the second lowest in the American League. 2006 Began season at Rochester...named International League Pitcher of the Week, April 6-13...went 3-2 with a 2.00 ERA (49.1 ip, 11 er) before being recalled May 19...made major league debut, first career start and set a record for most strikeouts (eight) by a Twin in his major league debut, May 21 at Milwaukee...recorded first Major League win, May 27 vs. Seattle...optioned to Rochester, July 5...won three consecutive starts, going 3-0, 2.00 (18.0 ip, 4 er), July 19-29...recalled to make spot start and optioned after game, August 2...recalled August 10 and started August 12 vs. Toronto...he allowed just three runs over 5.2 innings in his return to the rotation...went on to make six starts in three starts from September 4-14 went 2-0 with a 2.37 ERA (19.0 ip, 5 er)...named American League Rookie of the Month for September, going 4-1, 2.63 (37.2 ip, 11 er) with 30 strikeouts in six starts. 2005 Season-high 3-game win-streak, going 3-0, 3.79 (19.0 ip, 8 er), April 24-May 6 . . . Twins' Minor League Player of the Week, April 30-May 6 . . . pitched 6-plus innings in 6 consecutive starts, going 2-2, 3.41 (37.0 ip, 14 er), May 21- June 18 . . . season-high 13 strikeouts, June 12 vs. Indianapolis . . . tied season-high 7.0 innings, July 20 at Charlotte . . . pitched 6-plus innings in 17 of 28 starts . . . had 14 quality starts . . . led club in games started, wins, innings pitched and strikeouts . . . led league in strikeouts. 2004 Began season at New Britain . . . had 6 consecutive quality starts, going 4-1, 2.35 (38.1 ip, 10 er), May 17-June 12 . . . season-high 7-game win-streak, going 7-0, 2.39 (49.0 ip, 13 er) in 8 starts, July 23-August 30 . . . season-high 12 strikeouts, August 2 vs. Norwich . . . tied season-high 7.1 innings, August 7 vs. Portland . . . pitched 6-plus innings in 15 of 27 starts . . . had 12 quality starts . . . led club in wins, starts, innings pitched and strikeouts . . . promoted to Rochester, September 3. 2003 Began season at Norwich . . . did not allow more than two earned runs in 7 consecutive starts, going 1-3, 2.09 (38.2 ip, 9 er), April 6-May 11 . . . season-high 3-game win-streak, July 14-30 . . . led club in games started and strikeouts and was second in wins and innings pitched . . . promoted to Fresno, August 15 . . . tied season-high 7.0 innings and 9 strikeouts, August 27 vs. Las Vegas . . . pitched for Grand Canyon in the Arizona Fall League . . . acquired by Minnesota along with pitchers Joe Nathan and Francisco Liriano from San Francisco in exchange for catcher A.J. Pierzynski and cash, November 14. 2002 Split campaign between double-A Shreveport and single-A San Jose....combined to go 9-8 with 3.30 ERA (56er, 152.2ip) over 28 starts...established career highs in games and innings...tied for 2nd among Giants farmhands in wins, while ranking 2nd in strikeouts (162) and 7th in ERA...earned California League honorable mention All-Star status following season...opened campaign with Shreveport, logging 1-2 record with 5.55 ERA (15er, 24.1ip) in 5 starts...was transferred to San Jose May 2 and spent remainder of season there...finished 2nd in CL with 2.88 ERA, while logging 8-6 record over 23 starts for off to great start with new club, being named HOWE SportsData's California League Pitcher of Week for April 29-May 5, despite pitching only that start, combined with R.D. Spiehs on no-hitter over Rancho Cucamonga May 5...he threw 6.0-hitless innings with 7 strikeouts in 9-1 victory, however surrendered run on 3 walks in 1st frame...shared San Jose's Player of Month honors for June with Adam Shabala, after going 3-0 with 2.38 ERA (9er, 34.0ip) in 6 starts.

Giants' 2000 1st round pick makes his big league camp debut as non-roster invitee...USA Today's 2001 Organizational Player of Year has fashioned 26-16 record with 3.24 ERA over 65 lifetime minor league games (64 starts)...has limited opponents to .203 batting average (231-for-1,137) over 1st 4 years of his professional fact, has allowed batting average higher than .200 in only 1 of his 4 stops in San Francisco chain.
2001 Was tabbed Giants Organizational Player of Year by USA Today after going 16-4 with career-best 2.49 ERA in 27 starts for single-A Hagerstown....won triple crown among Giants minor league pitchers, leading farmhand hurlers in wins, ERA and strikeouts (178)...was named South Atlantic League Most Valuable Pitcher and Post-Season All-Star after pacing circuit in wins, while ranking 2nd in strikeouts and 6th in ERA...was also member of Sportsticker's All-Teen Team...was 3-time Player of Month honoree at Hagerstown, claiming award in April, June and July...2000...opened his professional career at rookie-level Salem-Keizer...went 1-4 with 6.00 ERA in 10 games (9 starts) for Volcanoes.