Former St. Louis Cardinals reliever Mitchell Boggs non-tendered

Posted by Scott Wuerz on December 3, 2013 

Former St. Louis Cardinals reliever Mitchell Boggs is apparently looking for another new baseball home.

Boggs, who was sold to the Colorado Rockies after a terrible start in 2013, was non-tendered Monday evening.

After a fantastic 2012 season in which he posted a 2.12 earned run average with 56 hits allowed in 73 1/3 innings of work, Boggs completely fell apart in 2013, compiling an 11.05 ERA at the major league level with 15 walks allowed in 14 2/3 frames. When he was sent to the minors to work out his issues, Boggs allowed 30 hits in 23 inning of work with a 5.07 ERA for Class AAA Memphis.

The Redbirds dealt Boggs to Colorado for a change of scenery and he pitched somewhat better with seven hits, five strikeouts and five walks allowed and a 3.07 ERA while wearing a Rockies uniform. But it apparently wasn't enough of an improvement to convince Colorado to offer Boggs arbitration.

Boggs, who has spent six years in the major leagues with a 13-15 record and a 4.15 ERA, made $1.475 million in 2013.

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