Saturday, May 4, 2013
Unknown Heroes Pt. 29: Craig Breslow
Breslow attended Yale. He has degrees in molecular biophysics and biochemistry. He has formed a non-profit organization to help children with cancer. He is an incredibly intelligent individual. I am very smart myself. I am a lawyer, I was accepted into every law school I applied to, and I have never had any real trouble finding a job. Breslow makes me look pretty ordinary. His intelligence makes him a very intriguing player.
Breslow has been an impressive player as well. He has had two stints with the Red Sox. In 2006 he pitched 12 innings, striking out 12 and having an 0-2 record with a 3.75 ERA. I am not quite sure why he did not stick. But he went on to have some nice seasons for the Twins and Athletics.
He was traded back to the Red Sox in 2012 and struck out 19 in 20 innings as a lefty out of the bullpen. He was 1-0 with a 2.70 ERA. He has been hurt so far this year but should make it back to displace Andrew Miller as the main southpaw in the bullpen.