20 Facts About Brad Boxberger


Bradley George Boxberger was born on May 27,1988 and is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers of Major League Baseball.

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Brad Boxberger previously played in MLB for the San Diego Padres, Tampa Bay Rays, Arizona Diamondbacks, Kansas City Royals and Miami Marlins.

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Brad Boxberger was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 20th round of the 2006 Major League Baseball draft, but did not sign, choosing to attend the University of Southern California.

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Brad Boxberger was a part of the USC rotation his freshman and junior year, and split his sophomore season between starting and relief.

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Brad Boxberger was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the first round of the 2009 Major League Baseball draft, and signed.

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Brad Boxberger made his professional debut with the Lynchburg Hillcats of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League in 2010.

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Brad Boxberger was then promoted to the Carolina Mudcats of the Class AA Southern League.

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Brad Boxberger had the best strikeout ratio and lowest batting average against among all qualified Southern League relievers.

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Brad Boxberger was the top Double-A closer in the minor leagues in 2011.

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Brad Boxberger pitched in the Arizona Fall League for the Phoenix Desert Dogs after the 2011 regular season, where he was named to the Top Prospects Team.

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On May 8,2014, Brad Boxberger entered a game against the Baltimore Orioles in the top of the sixth inning with the bases loaded and no outs.

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Brad Boxberger proceeded to strike out the first three batters he faced on nine total pitches, thus becoming the second Rays pitcher ever to pitch an immaculate inning and the first major-league pitcher known to accomplish the feat with the bases loaded.

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Brad Boxberger successfully converted his first ten save opportunities, and remained the closer after McGee's return.

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Brad Boxberger won the closer competition in the 2018 spring training and served as the Diamondbacks closer.

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Brad Boxberger signed a minor-league deal with the Washington Nationals on July 12,2019.

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Brad Boxberger was assigned to the Nationals' Class-AA affiliate, the Harrisburg Senators.

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Brad Boxberger was released on August 4,2019, after pitching to a 1.

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Brad Boxberger was released by the Reds organization on August 23,2019.

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On March 26,2021, Brad Boxberger was released by the Brewers, but re-signed with the Brewers on a new minor league contract on March 28.

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Brad Boxberger is considered to be a good fit for the late innings of games, either as a setup pitcher or closer.

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