Richard Sidney Bleier is known to be an American-born professional baseball player with the Miami Marlins baseball team. He plays the position of a pitcher for the Miami Marlins. He was born on April 16, 1987, in Davie, Florida in the USA.
He was the State of Florida All-Star in high school in 2005. He received unanimous selection as the Atlantic Sun Conference Pitcher of the Year and First Team All-Sun Conference during his junior year in college at Florida Gulf Coast University. In the sixth round of the 2008 MLB Draft, the Texas Rangers picked Bleier.
He had the second-highest strikeout total (125) in the Rangers’ minor league system in 2009, and his walk-to-inning ratio in the California League was the lowest. Before the 2015 campaign began, Bleier joined the Washington Nationals, pitched for the Harrisburg Senators, and finished the year with the most victories (14) and lowest ERA (2.57) of any pitcher in the Nationals’ minor league system.
After pitching 956 innings over nine minor league seasons, Bleier made his major league debut for the New York Yankees in 2016. He was one of only 12 pitchers to do so since the team’s founding in 1919. He recorded a 1.96 ERA in 23 bullpen appearances in 2016. The Yankees dealt Bleier to the Baltimore Orioles in February 2017.
Who Are Richard Bleier’s Parents?
Richard Bleier’s parents are Lawrence bleier who happens to be from Brooklyn, in New York City and Kathleen Bleier.