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Richard Bleier

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Age 36
Birthday April 161987
Birth Sign Aries
City Miami Beach
Country FL
Profession Baseball Player

Richard Bleier is a famous Baseball Player, born on April 16, 1987 in United States. As of December 2022, Richard Bleier’s net worth is $5 Million. In high school, he was a State of Florida All Star in 2005. In his junior year of college at Florida Gulf Coast University, he was selected unanimously as the Atlantic Sun Conference Pitcher of the Year and First Team All Sun Conference. The Texas Rangers selected Bleier in the sixth round of the 2008 Major League Baseball draft. In 2009, his 125 strikeouts were the second-most in the Rangers’ minor league system, and he gave up the fewest walks-per-9 innings in the California League. Bleier signed with the Washington Nationals organization before the 2015 season, pitched for the Harrisburg Senators that year, and had the most wins (14) and the lowest ERA (2.57) of all minor league pitchers in the Nationals minor league system. He was a 2015 post-season Class AA Eastern League All Star, and was voted a Washington organization All Star by MiLB.com.→

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Richard Bleier Biography

Richard Sidney Bleier (born April 16, 1987) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles of Major League Baseball (MLB). Bleier played in the Rangers system. Playing for the Bakersfield Blaze in 2009, he was 7-11 and gave up the fewest walks-per-9-innings in the California League, 1.25, and had the best strikeout/walk ratio in the league, 5.40. In 2009 between Bakersfield and Hickory, he was 9-12 and his 125 strikeouts were the second-most in the Rangers’ minor league system..

The Texas Rangers selected Bleier in the sixth round of the 2008 Major League Baseball draft, after his junior year in college. His signing made him the highest draft pick in the history of Florida Gulf Coast University.

In 2010, he was 7-11 for Frisco, and gave up the third-fewest walks per 9 innings in the Texas League, at 1.54. Bleier was voted Pitcher of the Week in the Class AA Texas League with the Rangers’ Frisco RoughRiders on both May 10, 2010, and June 6, 2011.

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In 2012, Bleier, by virtue of his Jewish heritage, played for the Israel national baseball team in the qualifying rounds of the 2013 World Baseball Classic. He pitched one scoreless inning, over the course of two appearances. After not pitching in the first game, Bleier got the only batter he faced in the second game, and was credited with a hold. During the third and final game, Bleier recorded two outs while walking two, and was again credited with a hold.

Richard Bleier Net Worth

Richard Bleier is one of the richest Baseball Player & listed on most popular Baseball Player. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Richard Bleier‘s net worth $5 Million.

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Bleier grew up in Plantation, Florida, and played baseball at South Plantation High School, from which he graduated in 2005. As a freshman, he was 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m) tall, and weighed 117 pounds (53 kg). He was chosen for the county and state All Star games in 2005. He lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

In 2012, Bleier, by virtue of his Jewish heritage, played for the Israel national baseball team in the qualifying rounds of the 2013 World Baseball Classic. He pitched one scoreless inning, over the course of two appearances. After not pitching in the first game, Bleier got the only batter he faced in the second game, and was credited with a hold. During the third and final game, Bleier recorded two outs while walking two, and was again credited with a hold.

Yankee manager Joe Girardi said: “I can use him either way – for distance or I could use him if I wanted (to pitch to) a couple lefties. He’s a ground ball guy. He gets a ton of ground balls…. He was a starter down there, so he’s built up.” In 23 relief appearances in 2016, he had a 1.96 ERA, and left-handed batters hit .150 against him.

After the 2013 season, the Toronto Blue Jays selected him from the Rangers in the Triple-A phase of the Rule 5 draft. Bleier signed with the Washington Nationals organization before the 2015 season, and pitched for the Harrisburg Senators. In the 2015 season, Bleier had the most wins (14) and the lowest ERA (2.57) of all minor league pitchers in the Washington Nationals minor league system. He was a post-season Class AA Eastern League All Star with Harrisburg in 2015. In 2015, he was also voted a Washington organization All Star by MiLB.com. He was voted Pitcher of the Week in the Eastern League with the Senators on May 25, 2015. He was promoted to the Syracuse Chiefs of the Class AAA International League, for whom he was 6-2 with a 2.75 ERA.

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Bleier debuted in the majors in 2016 for the New York Yankees, following nine minor league seasons in which he pitched 956 innings, and he was one of 12 Yankees pitchers since 1919 to make his debut after turning 29 years old. In 23 relief appearances in 2016 he had a 1.96 ERA. In February 2017 the Yankees traded Bleier to the Baltimore Orioles. In 57 relief appearances in 2017, he had a 1.99 ERA. In 31 relief appearances in 2018, he had a 1.93 ERA. His 1.97 ERA for the seasons 2016-18 was the second-lowest in major league baseball, of all pitchers with 100 or more innings pitched.

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Ranked on the list of most popular Baseball Player. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Richard Bleier celebrates birthday on April 16 of every year.

After he elected free agency, Bleier signed with the Yankees prior to the 2016 season. He began the 2016 season with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders of the International League.

In 57 relief appearances in 2017, he was 2-1 and had a 1.99 ERA. Bleier averaged 3.69 strikeouts-per-9-innings, the lowest average of all AL pitchers who had pitched 60 innings or more, and batters he faced averaged 3.45 pitches-per-plate-appearance, the second-lowest average among all such AL pitchers. He induced ground balls 68.8% of the time, the second-highest rate among all relievers in baseball.

Through August 4, 2017, Bleier had the lowest ERA (1.56) in the American League of all pitchers with 40 innings pitched. At the same time—pitching to contact—he had averaged 4.02 strikeouts-per-9-innings, the lowest average of all such AL pitchers, and batters he faced averaged 3.39 pitches-per-plate-appearance, the second-lowest average among all such AL pitchers.

On February 21, 2017, the Yankees traded Bleier to the Baltimore Orioles for a player to be named later or cash considerations. One appearance after being handed his first career loss, Bleier tossed 1​⁄3 scoreless innings in extra innings for his first career victory, against the Detroit Tigers. Bleier had a solid first half for the Orioles, with a 1.45 ERA in 30​⁄3 innings, over 25 relief appearances.

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