Long Island Ducks – No. 17
December 6, 1980 |
|July 20, 2007 for the Chicago White Sox|
(through 2008 season)
|Earned run average||5.06|
|Competitor for United States|
|Baseball World Cup|
|Gold||2009 Nettuno||National team|
Ehren Josef Wassermann (born December 6, 1980 in Sylacauga, Alabama) is a former professional baseball player who is currently a pitching coach for the Minnesota Twins Gulf Coast Minor League team. He previously coached for the Windy City ThunderBolts of the Independent Frontier League. A right-handed sidearm pitcher, Wassermann made his Major League Baseball debut with the White Sox on July 20, 2007, against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park, retiring both batters faced.
College and minor leagues
Wassermann attended Jefferson Davis Community College before transferring to Samford University, majoring in sports medicine, in Homewood, Alabama. In his junior year, he posted a 4.04 ERA as a starter and led the staff in appearances (25), innings pitched (91.1), and saves (3). He was second in ERA and strikeouts (65).
Wassermann was signed as an undrafted free agent in 2003 after attending a tryout camp for the White Sox; he sold knives in between attending tryouts. That same year, he started his minor league career with the Bristol White Sox while posting an 0-1 record and a 14.23 ERA in four appearances. In 2007, he was promoted to the Triple-A Charlotte Knights. He allowed only 4 home runs in four seasons during his minor league career.
Wassermann was called up to the Chicago White Sox on July 17, 2007 for the injured Nick Masset. He pitched 42 2/3 innings in 55 relief appearances over two seasons while posting a 2-3 record and a 5.06 ERA in his major league stint. He never allowed a home run in his major league career.
Notes and references
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- "Player Bio: Ehren Wassermann :: Baseball".
- "SportsNite". SportsNite. 2007-08-13.
- "Ehren Wassermann Statistics-The Baseball Cube".
- Career statistics and player information from MLB, or ESPN, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube
- Wassermann's Samford University Player Page
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