Skip to content

Quietly, Jeremy Bonderman has been solid in his return

Jun 23, 2013, 10:25 PM EDT

Jeremy Bonderman AP

Jeremy Bonderman‘s return to the big leagues was met with either indifference or snark. The right-hander hadn’t faced Major League competition during the regular season since October 1, 2010 and hadn’t had an extended run of success since 2006. Not much was expected of the 30-year-old when the Mariners promoted him to make his season debut on June 2, and even less was expected after he surrendered seven runs in four and two-thirds innings to the Twins.

In four starts since then, however, Bonderman has allowed just four runs in 25.1 innings (1.42 ERA). This afternoon, he held the Athletics to two runs over five and one-third innings of work. He isn’t striking anyone out (just 10 thus far in 30 innings), which should make one skeptical of his sustainability. Nevertheless, it is nice to see Bonderman persevere through all of the adversity he has faced over his career.

  1. philliesblow - Jun 24, 2013 at 7:29 AM

    Regardless of how long it lasts, I’m happy to see Bonderman have some success after fighting injuries for so long.

    • historiophiliac - Jun 24, 2013 at 8:01 AM

      I second that.

Leave Comment

You must be logged in to leave a comment. Not a member? Register now!

Featured video

Three legends off to Cooperstown
Top 10 MLB Player Searches
  1. T. Tulowitzki (3292)
  2. R. Howard (3196)
  3. C. Headley (2968)
  4. Y. Puig (2853)
  5. H. Ramirez (2822)
  1. M. Trout (2739)
  2. B. Belt (2584)
  3. C. Lee (2435)
  4. H. Street (2327)
  5. J. Soria (2267)