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Still Alive: The Daniel Bard Story

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In February 2020 during a search for more depth the Colorado Rockies decided to take a flyer on a 34-year-old reliever that hadn’t pitched in the big leagues since 2013. Daniel Bard was determined to prove to himself and the baseball world that he had plenty more in the tank.

Three years later, as one of the elite relievers in MLB for the Colorado Rockies, Bard toed the rubber for Team USA in the World Baseball Classic.

Chapter 1: The Rise and Fall

Originally drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 1st round of the 2006 MLB Draft, he quickly rose through the ranks of the Red Sox System.