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Bouchard Keeps Battling

Labrum surgery ended Bouchard's 2009 season

It has been a very tough two years for shortstop Matt Bouchard. His 2008 season was wiped out by injury and he faced the same fate this past season. The third year shortstop has fought injuries throughout his career to date, but that has not slowed his determination to get back to the field and demonstrate the tools that keep him one of the more highly regarded infielders in the organization.

2009 was going to be the season when shortstop Matt Bouchard was finally healthy and ready to contribute for a full season. He was healed from last year's hernia that limited him to 75 injury-plagued games and the organization retained its high value for him enough to assign him to Binghamton out of Spring Training despite having never suited up in St. Lucie. Bouchard had a strong Spring... Recommended Stories

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