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Back on the farm

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By Claude Lewis

Cedrick Bowers' first taste of the big time was a little bitter, as he was treated rudely by Major League batters.

Hopefully he'll put it back together in AAA and get another shot in September.

In five outings with the Colorado Rockies, Bowers compiled a bumpy ERA of 13.50.

He was optioned back to the AAA Colorado Springs Sky Sox on July 11 as the parent club called up Speier to plug up a leaky bullpen.

Bowers, a former Chiefland High pitching standout, was called up by the Rockies from the Sky Sox on July 1.

In the five games, Bowers gave up 11 hits and 10 earned runs in 6 2/3 innings. Of the 11 hits, two were home runs. Bowers walked five and struck out one.

The 30-year-old Bowers earned the trip to the bigs by going 4-1 with a 2.97 ERA with the Sky Sox.

In his first outing since being sent back down, Bowers was touched up for four runs on five hits in two innings work.

Originally drafted by Tampa Bay Devil Rays in 1996, Bowers pitched eight years in the Rays'farm system.

He then pitched a year in Korea before returning back home to north-central Florida and getting the chance in the Rockies'chain.


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