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Bullpen Suiting Barfield Just Fine

Jeremy Barfield has 25 strike-outs in 17.1 innings

STOCKTON - Jeremy Barfield's conversion from outfielder to pitcher has been well-documented. Now that the season is underway, Barfield is no longer that outfielder playing the part of pitcher and is instead just one of the guys out in the bullpen.

A little more than a month into his pitching career, Jeremy Barfield has the enthusiasm of a kid in a candy store when describing his new role. The outfielder-turned-Stockton Ports' reliever has fit right in with the crew in the bullpen. He relishes coming into games with the outcome on the line. "Absolutely, because I like pressure situations," Barfield said. "The intensity level is high. I can... Recommended Stories