Thu, 12 Jan 2012 05:36:27 -0800
The Yomiuri Giants of the Japanese League are close to signing free-agent 1B John Bowker (Phillies).
Tue, 10 Jan 2012 13:08:02 -0800
The Philadelphia Phillies released OF John Bowker Tuesday, Jan. 10, so that he can pursue a job in the Japanese League.
Fri, 30 Sep 2011 11:39:53 -0700
The Philadelphia Phillies are in the process of narrowing down their playoff roster for the Divisional Series against the St. Louis Cardinals, which begins Saturday, Oct. 1. OF John Bowker will not be on the roster, and 1B Peter Orr and C Erik Kratz will make the cut. The team will go with 11 pitchers.
Tue, 13 Sep 2011 16:14:32 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies manager Charlie Manuel wants to see OF John Bowker play some outfield, but not until the team clinches home field advantage throughout the playoffs.
Tue, 30 Aug 2011 23:07:51 -0700
The Philadelphia Phillies have acquired OF John Bowker from the Pittsburgh Pirates Tuesday, Aug. 30, for a player to be named. Bowker is expected to join his new team Wednesday, Aug. 31, in Cincinnati.
Fri, 05 Aug 2011 19:13:54 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates OF John Bowker was named the player of the month at Triple-A Indianapolis. In 27 games in the month of July, Bowker batted .316 with seven homers and 20 RBIs.
Wed, 04 May 2011 12:03:09 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates OF John Bowker has cleared waivers and is reporting to Class AAA.
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 23:31:16 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates designated OF John Bowker for assignment Wednesday, April 27.
Sun, 27 Mar 2011 15:30:16 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates OF John Bowker likely will make the opening day roster because of the injury to C Chris Snyder (back), reports Colin Dunlap, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Fri, 25 Mar 2011 12:19:54 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates 3B Andy Marte, OF Steve Pearce, IF Josh Rodriguez, IF Pedro Ciriaco and 2B Corey Wimberly are still competing for roster spots this spring, according to MLB.com's Jenifer Langosch. OF John Bowker is also a candidate for a roster spot.