Tue, 03 Dec 2013 09:44:51 -0800
Free-agent RP Michael Bowden (Cubs) signed with the Seibu Lions of the Japanese League Monday, Dec. 2.
Fri, 06 Sep 2013 14:49:44 -0700
Chicago Cubs OF Cole Gillespie and RP Michael Bowden cleared waivers and were outrighted to the minors Friday, Sept. 6.
Wed, 04 Sep 2013 11:23:02 -0700
The Chicago Cubs claimed RP Daniel Bard off waivers from the Boston Red Sox Wednesday, Sept. 4. Bard pitched in only two games for the Red Sox this year before being sent down. He threw 10 wild pitches and had 23 walks in just 6 1/3 innings with Double-A Portland, the Gulf Coast League and short-season Lowell. OF Cole Gillespie was designated for assignment in a corresponding move. Also, the team recalled RP Chang-Yong Lim from Triple-A Iowa and designated P Michael Bowden for assignment.
Thu, 11 Jul 2013 13:25:56 -0700
The Chicago Cubs have recalled RP Michael Bowden from Triple-A Iowa. In a corresponding move, the team optioned P Brooks Raley to Triple-A Iowa.
Thu, 30 May 2013 06:10:16 -0700
The Chicago Cubs outrighted RP Michael Bowden to Triple-A Iowa.
Tue, 21 May 2013 12:20:13 -0700
The Chicago Cubs claimed RP Eduardo Sanchez off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals Tuesday, May 21, and sent him to Triple-A Iowa. He had a 3.72 ERA in nine outings with Triple-A Memphis this year. RP Michael Bowden will be designated for assignment Tuesday to make a roster spot for SP Matt Garza (lat).
Tue, 25 Sep 2012 23:21:26 -0700
Chicago Cubs RP Michael Bowden has thrown nine scoreless innings dating to Sept. 6, and he has given up one run over 13 1/3 innings in 11 games this month. "In any job, it's really hard to be consistent and crisp if you're not getting consistent repetitions," Bowden said. "I know I'm much better when I get a lot of work, consistent work. I'm able to repeat my delivery. It's just a lot easier to grow and become better the more you get out there."
Mon, 13 Aug 2012 14:25:17 -0700
The Chicago Cubs recalled P Michael Bowden from the minors Monday, Aug. 13, and optioned P Brooks Raley to Triple-A Iowa in a corresponding move. Also, 3B Ian Stewart (wrist) was moved to the 60-day disabled list.
Tue, 05 Jun 2012 09:01:34 -0700
Chicago Cubs RP Michael Bowden cleared waivers and was outrighted to the minors Monday, June 4.
Fri, 01 Jun 2012 12:35:15 -0700
The Chicago Cubs designated P Michael Bowden for assignment Friday, June 1. Bowden was sporting a 7.45 ERA and a 1.97 WHIP in 10 appearances.