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Bowden Francis Prospect and Scouting Report

Bowden Francis (born April 22, 1996) is a professional baseball pitcher in the Toronto Blue Jays organization. He is ranked 28th on Major League Baseball’s 2022 Top 30 Blue Jays prospects list.



Bowden began his college education at the  Chipola College in Marianna, Florida, and was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the seventh round of the 2017 Major League Baseball draft.

Francis debuted professionally first for the  AZL Brewers and pitched to an 8.10 ERA in four games. He was said to have spent the 2018 season between two clubs; Class-A Wisconsin Timber Rattlers and the Advanced-A Carolina Mudcats.





He made a 7-10 record and 4.50 ERA after featuring in 26 matches for both teams during that time.

Bowden Francis Prospect

BOWDEN FRANCIS, RHP – 40 OFP

Age: 25 | Highest Level: AAA
Pre-Season Rank: NA | Pre-Season OFP: NA


Bowden Francis Scouting Report

Year Age Club LG Class W L ERA G GS CG SV IP H R ER HR BB SO BB/9 SO/9 WHIP
2017 21 Brewers AZL R 0 1 8.10 4 2 0 0 10 17 9 9 0 3 13 2.70 11.70 2.00
2018 22 Wisconsin MWL LoA 5 8 4.41 22 19 0 0 104 120 63 51 9 29 95 2.51 8.22 1.43
2018 22 Carolina SL AA 2 2 4.88 4 4 0 0 24 19 13 13 3 9 11 3.38 4.12 1.17
2019 23 Carolina SL AA 1 1 3.86 3 3 0 0 14 13 6 6 1 6 20 3.86 12.86 1.36
2019 23 Biloxi SL AA 7 8 3.99 25 24 0 0 128.2 111 61 57 14 49 145 3.43 10.14 1.24
2020 24 Did not play–No minor league season
2021 25 Biloxi AA S AA 3 1 3.86 4 4 0 0 21 18 9 9 5 5 26 2.14 11.14 1.10
2021 25 Nashville AAA E AAA 4 2 3.49 7 7 0 0 38.2 26 17 15 4 12 39 2.79 9.08 0.98
2021 25 Buffalo AAA E AAA 6 4 4.19 14 13 0 0 73 56 38 34 15 31 71 3.82 8.75 1.19
Minor League Totals 28 27 4.22 83 76 0 0 413.1 380 216 194 51 144 420 3.14 9.15 1.27

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