Ramp Champ #53: Bobby Ojeda

Bobby Ojeda is a lefty pitcher who played for the Pawtucket Red Sox in 1980 and 1981. He was 22-23 years old.

In 1980, Ojeda started 18 games (four of them complete), going 6-7 with a 3.22 ERA. He walked 56 and struck out 78.

In 1981, Ojeda started 23 games (eight complete), going 12-9 with a .213 ERA. His ERA was the ninth best in the International League. Ojeda also pitched (and got the win) in TLGIBH. Read the book!

Two things:
1. Alex Nelson ranks Ojeda as #50 on the list of the greatest Mets of all time. It is revealed that Ojeda hated the Red Sox. Either way, it's a great piece.
2. "Almost all of us had our father's help, but certain coaches like Mike Roark, who was fantastic when I was at Pawtucket with the Red Sox," said Ojeda. Wait, is that even a sentence?

Feel free to dig on Bob Ojeda in the lobby of the first base tower at McCoy Stadium. Now can someone please buy me a camera? : (

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