TRENTON, NJ - For relief pitcher Jeremy Bleich, the journey throughout the minors has certainly had its ups and downs. After missing the entire 2011 season due to a torn labrum, Bleich spent 2012 rehabbing for Charleston, Staten Island, and Tampa. Now, for the first time in nearly two years, he will get to play a full season at the upper levels.
TAMPA, FL - The Trenton Thunder beat the Double-A Pirates 2-1 on Saturday behind some strong pitching, especially from left-hander Jeremy Bleich.
The Yankees drafted left-handed pitcher Jeremy Bleich in the supplemental first round of the 2008 MLB Draft out of Stanford University. He missed most of the 2010 season and all of the 2011 season after having torn labrum surgery on his throwing shoulder, but finally made a comeback bid this past season and looked quite strong in the process.
STATEN ISLAND, NY - Yankees' 2008 supplemental first round pick, Jeremy Bleich, impressed people early with his performances on the mound. He has since struggled to come back from shoulder surgery in 2010, but now a healthy Bleich has returned to the Baby Bombers and is back on the mound in Staten Island. His focus is on staying healthy and regaining comfort on the mound.