Zac Rosscup

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Zac Rosscup
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Rosscup with the Chicago Cubs
Chicago Cubs – No. 59
Pitcher
Born: (1988-06-09) June 9, 1988 (age 31)
Clackamas, Oregon
Bats: Right Throws: Left
MLB debut
September 3, 2013, for the Chicago Cubs
MLB statistics
(through 2015 season)
Win–loss record 3–1
Earned run average 5.40
Strikeouts 57
Teams

Zachary Matthew Rosscup (born June 9, 1988) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball.

Amateur career

Born in Clackamas, Oregon, Rosscup attended Forest Grove High School. Rosscup later attended Chemeketa Community College for two seasons, before being drafted in the MLB. During his freshman season at Chemeketa, Rosscup held a 1.55 ERA and earned numerous honors.[1]

Professional career

Rosscup was drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 28th round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft out of Chemeketa Community College.

The Rays traded Rosscup with Matt Garza and Fernando Perez to the Chicago Cubs for Sam Fuld, Chris Archer, Hak-Ju Lee, Brandon Guyer, and Robinson Chirinos in 2011.[2]

Rosscup was called up to the majors for the first time on September 3, 2013. In ten games he had an ERA of 1.35, but started the 2014 season at Triple A Iowa Cubs.[3] Rosscup was called up again on April 16, 2014, to be available for the Chicago Cubs day-night doubleheader.[3]

On September 23, 2014, Rosscup was credited with his first career win in a walk off Cubs victory against the St. Louis Cardinals.

References

  1. http://pamplinmedia.com/component/content/article?id=52149
  2. Cubs obtain P Matt Garza from Rays
  3. 3.0 3.1 Humburg, JD (April 16, 2014). "Ex-Forest Grove left-hander Zac Rosscup back in the big leagues with the Chicago Cubs". The Oregonian. Retrieved 17 April 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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