Ryan Bollinger

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Ryan Bollinger
New York Yankees
Pitcher
Born: (1991-02-04) February 4, 1991 (age 27)
Apple Valley, California
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Ryan Michael Bollinger (born February 4, 1991) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the New York Yankees organization.

Career

Born in Apple Valley, California,[1] Bollinger attended Minot High School in Minot, North Dakota, where he played for the baseball team. He committed to attend Iowa Western Community College to play college baseball. The Philadelphia Phillies selected Bollinger in the 47th round, with the 1,247th overall selection, of the 2009 MLB draft as a first baseman, and he signed rather than enroll in college.[2] The Phillies released him,[3] and he played for the Windy City ThunderBolts of the Frontier League, an independent baseball league, in 2010 as a pitcher. The Chicago White Sox purchased his contract after the 2010 season,[4] and he pitched in the White Sox organization for the 2011 through 2013 seasons.[5]

In 2014, Bollinger pitched for the St. Paul Saints and the Winnipeg Goldeyes of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball. He pitched for the Trois-Rivières Aigles of the independent Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball in 2015 and 2016.[6] In 2017, Bollinger played in Bundesliga in Germany for the Haar Disciples.[5] He also pitched for the Brisbane Bandits of the Australian Baseball League during the 2017-18 season.[6]

The Yankees signed Bollinger to a minor league contract before the 2018 season.[5][6] He began the 2018 season with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders of the Class AAA International League, where he pitched in two games, and then pitched for the Trenton Thunder of the Class AA Eastern League. The Yankees promoted Bollinger to the major leagues on May 23,[7] and optioned him back to Trenton the next day, without Bollinger making his major league debut.[8]

See also

References

  1. ^ Carig, Marc (May 24, 2018). "Four countries, three continents, one dream. On the arrival (and departure) of the unlikeliest Yankee, Ryan Bollinger". The Athletic. Retrieved May 25, 2018. 
  2. ^ "Minot's Bollinger signs with Phillies". Jamestown Sun. August 4, 2009. Retrieved May 23, 2018. 
  3. ^ "Success abroad brings Thunder's Ryan Bollinger back to affiliated baseball". Trentonian.com. Retrieved May 23, 2018. 
  4. ^ "Chicago White Sox sign ThunderBolts pitcher" (Press release). Retrieved May 23, 2018. 
  5. ^ a b c "Ryan Bollinger signs with New York Yankees – Australian Baseball League, News – German Baseball Leagues". Mister-baseball.com. December 21, 2017. Retrieved May 23, 2018. 
  6. ^ a b c Miller, Sean. "Thunder pitcher Ryan Bollinger returns to America after world travels". NJ.com. Retrieved May 23, 2018. 
  7. ^ Hoch, Bryan (May 23, 2018). "Germany, Australia ... now Yanks for Bollinger: Wide-traveling left-hander joins club vs. Rangers at Globe Life Park". MLB.com. Retrieved May 23, 2018. 
  8. ^ Franko, Kyle (May 29, 2018). "Ryan Bollinger still relishing unexpected call to Yankees". The Trentonian. Retrieved June 3, 2018. 

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from MLB, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
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