Christian Bergman

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Christian Bergman
Colorado Rockies – No. 36
Pitcher
Born: (1988-05-04) May 4, 1988 (age 31)
Glendale, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
June 9, 2014, for the Colorado Rockies
MLB statistics
(through May 16, 2016)
Win–loss record 7-9
Earned run average 5.31
Strikeouts 87
Teams

Christian Stanford Bergman (born May 4, 1988) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Colorado Rockies of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Amateur career

Bergman attended St. Francis High School in La Canada, California, where he pitched and also played shortstop and third base. As a senior, Bergman went 10-2 with a 1.54 ERA, and also batted .343. After high school, Bergman attended the University of California, Irvine. As a freshman, Bergman went 0-4 with a 4.98 ERA. Bergman improved as a sophomore, going 5-2, compiling a 1.94 ERA, and a 0.64 ERA in conference play. During his junior season, Bergman held a record of 9-3 and had an ERA of 3.50. Bergman also went 9-3 with a 3.72 ERA as a senior.[1]

Professional career

Bergman was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 24th round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft out of University of California, Irvine.[2] He was called up on June 9, 2014, and made his major league debut the same day.[3][4] He got his first career win August 24, 2014 vs. the Miami Marlins. He pitched 6 1/3 innings and gave up 4 runs. The Rockies won the game 7-4. Bergman started 10 games for the Rockies, going 3-5 with a 5.93 ERA.

In 2015, Bergman pitched mainly out of the bullpen while also spot starting in 4 games for the Rockies.

References

  1. http://www.ucirvinesports.com/sports/m-basebl/mtt/bergman_christian00.html
  2. Gordon, Grant (June 9, 2010). "Bergman has a 'pretty big day'". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved June 10, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Groke, Nick (June 7, 2014). "Christian Bergman to get call-up to pitch for Rockies on Monday, replacing Jordan Lyles". Denver Post. Retrieved June 10, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Floyd pitches Braves past Rockies 3-1". ESPN.com. Associated Press. June 9, 2014. Retrieved June 10, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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