Gus Schlosser

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Gus Schlosser
Gus Schlosser pitches in Arlington Texas in Sept 2014.jpg
Schlosser with the Atlanta Braves (2014)
Atlanta Braves
Pitcher
Born: (1988-10-20) October 20, 1988 (age 26)
Sarasota, Florida
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
March 31, 2014 for the Atlanta Braves
Career statistics
(through 2014 season)
Win–loss record 0–1
Earned run average 7.64
Strikeouts 8
Teams

August C. Schlosser (born October 20, 1988) is an American professional baseball pitcher, in the Atlanta Braves organization. He has played for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball.

Professional career[edit]

Schlosser was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 17th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft out of Florida Southern College. In 2013, he pitched for the Double- A Mississippi Braves and finished with a 2.39 earned run average.

Invited to spring training by the Braves in 2014, competed for a bullpen spot on the Braves opening day roster.[1][2][3] On March 29, it was announced that he had made the team.[4] He made his major league debut against the Milwaukee Brewers on March 31, throwing 14 pitches to four batters.[5]

Schlosser became a free agent on December 2, 2014 after he was non-tendered by the Braves.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bowman, Mark (March 4, 2014). "Schlosser making strong case for bullpen spot". MLB.com. Retrieved April 1, 2014. 
  2. ^ Rogers, Carroll (March 15, 2014). "Braves notes: Schlosser gets starting shot". Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved April 1, 2014. 
  3. ^ Rogers, Carroll (March 4, 2014). "Gus Schlosser emerges as Braves bullpen candidate". Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved April 1, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Braves set 2014 Opening Day roster". MLB.com. March 31, 2014. Retrieved April 1, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Schlosser Impressive in Major League Debut With Atlanta Braves". Florida Southern College. April 1, 2014. Retrieved April 1, 2014. 
  6. ^ Bowman, Mark (December 2, 2014). "Braves decline tenders to Medlen, Beachy". MLB.com. Retrieved December 3, 2014. 

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