Travis Bowyer (born August 3, 1981 in Lynchburg, Virginia) is a relief pitcher in the Florida Marlins organization. Events 8 - Roman Empire General Tiberius defeats Dalmatians on the river Bathinus. Year 1981 ( MCMLXXXI) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Lynchburg is an Independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. He is listed at 6 foot 3 inches and 210 pounds. He bats and throws right handed.
On June 2, 1999, Bowyer was drafted out of high school by the Minnesota Twins in the 20th round of the 1999 Major League Baseball Draft. Events 455 - The Vandals enter Rome, and plunder the city for two weeks Year 1999 ( MCMXCIX) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar) The Minnesota Twins are a professional baseball team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The First-Year Player Draft, also known as the Rule 4 Draft, is Major League Baseball 's primary mechanism for assigning amateur baseball players from high schools After spending his first three seasons in rookie ball, Bowyer rose through the minor league system and made it to the Twins major league roster in 2005. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. He was traded on December 2, 2005 aloing with Scott Tyler to the Marlins for Luis Castillo. Events 1409 - The University of Leipzig opens 1755 - The second Eddystone Lighthouse is destroyed by fire Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Luis Antonio Castillo (born September 12 1975 in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic) is a Major League Baseball (MLB Second baseman The Marlins intended to use Bowyer in the bullpen , but due to injury, Bowyer has not pitched since the trade.
In early 2007, Florida Marlins GM Larry Beinfest stated his belief that Bowyer was still a future closer. However, in March, Bowyer was released and resigned to a minor league deal. He then missed all of 2007 after undergoing shoulder surgery in August 2006. When and if he would pitch again is currently unknown.