What happened in 2016: Made six starts for the Dodgers before being traded to the Blue Jays at the deadline.
The 2016 season started off on a bad note for Mike Bolsinger, as he began the year on the disabled list with a left oblique strain that kept him sidelined for just over a month.
After a couple of rehab starts, Bolsinger made his first big league appearance of the season on May 18 against the Angels. He pitched four and a third innings, getting tagged for three runs on seven hits (one home run) and two walks while striking out two. Six days later, he delivered five and two-thirds innings against Cincinnati, allowing two runs on three hits (one home run) and a walk while striking out six. Bolsinger’s June was rather unremarkable. He made four starts and allowed a total of 16 runs across 17 2/3 innings pitched. He was then optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City, where he remained for the next month and a half.
Bolsinger finished the year with the Blue Jays’ Triple-A affiliate, where he made six starts and allowed 19 runs (17 earned) across 25.1 innings pitched.
2017 status: Should Bolsinger see Major League action with the Blue Jays, it will likely be as a reliever.