Source: Boof Bonser retiring after 13 seasons

Veteran right-handed pitcher Boof Bonser is retiring after 13 seasons in baseball, according to a source close to the pitcher. The news was first reported by SB Nation’s Twinkie Town.

Bonser, who has one of the games best names, was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the first round (21st overall) of the 2000 MLB Amateur Draft.

He played 13 seasons in the minor-leagues and four in the major-leagues, where he pitched for the Giants, Minnesota Twins, Boston Red Sox, Oakland Athletics, Cleveland Indians, and New York Mets.

In four seasons at the big league level, he went 19-25 with a 5.19 ERA and 334/133 strikeout-to-walk ratio.

In 13 seasons in the minor-leagues, he went 71-65 with a 3.92 ERA and 1060/491 strikeout-to-walk ratio.

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