Daniel Bard Sent To Triple-A Pawtucket

December 31, 1969 12:00 AM
Daniel Bard Sent To Triple-A Pawtucket
" BOSTON (CBS) — Whenever a team tries converting a reliever to a starter, there are bound to be some bumps along the way. For Daniel Bard, Tuesday brought a rather large bump.

The Red Sox are sending Bard to Triple-A Pawtucket. The news was first reported by┬áThe Boston Globe’s Peter Abraham,

The move comes after a disastrous start by Bard in Toronto on Sunday, when he lasted just 1 2/3 innings while walking six batters and hitting two others with pitches, while also allowing a home run to Jose Bautista.

It hasn’t all been bad for Bard, though. On the season, he is 5-6 with a 5.24 ERA.

He is, however, fifth in the American League with 37 walks in 55 innings, compared to just 34 strikeouts "

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