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.