Jarred Cosart

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Jarred Cosart
Jarred Cosart Astros in May 2014.jpg
Cosart with the Houston Astros
Miami Marlins – No. 23
Born: (1990-05-25) May 25, 1990 (age 24)
League City, Texas
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
July 12, 2013 for the Houston Astros
Career statistics
(through 2014 season)
Win–loss record 14-12
Earned run average 3.26
Strikeouts 148

Jarred Lynn Cosart (born May 25, 1990) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball.


Cosart attended Clear Creek High School. He signed a letter of intent with the University of Missouri.[1]

Philadelphia Phillies[edit]

Cosart was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 38th round of the 2008 Major League Baseball Draft, and signed with the Phillies.

Cosart in 2010

MLB.com rated Cosart the Phillies' third best prospect going into 2011, while Baseball America rated him #70 in all of baseball.[2] He represented the Phillies in the All-Star Futures Game in 2010 and 2011.[3]

Houston Astros[edit]

At the 2011 trade deadline, Cosart was traded to the Houston Astros with Jonathan Singleton, Domingo Santana, and Josh Zeid, for Hunter Pence.[4]

Cosart started the 2013 season with the Triple-A Oklahoma City RedHawks. He was called up by the Astros on July 12, 2013, and made his MLB debut against the Tampa Bay Rays.[5] During his debut, he took a no-hitter through 6.1 innings until a single by Ben Zobrist. Cosart pitched 8+ innings with 2 strikeouts, 2 hits allowed, and 3 walks issued, to get his first major league win.

Miami Marlins[edit]

On July 31, 2014, the Astros traded Cosart, Enrique Hernández, and Austin Wates to the Miami Marlins for Jake Marisnick, Colin Moran, Frances Martes, and a compensatory draft pick.[6] [7]


Cosart is the grandson of former Chicago Cubs and Houston Buffs pitcher Ed Donnelly.[8]


  1. ^ "Cosart to sign if picked in first 3 rounds". Galvestondailynews.com. 2008-06-05. Retrieved 2011-10-13. 
  2. ^ "All-Star Sunday showcases Phils' future | phillies.com: News". Mlb.mlb.com. 2011-07-10. Retrieved 2011-10-13. 
  3. ^ "Jared Cosart picked for MLB Futures Game". Galvestondailynews.com. 2010-06-23. Retrieved 2011-10-13. 
  4. ^ "Phillies land Houston's Hunter Pence in trade - SFGate". Articles.sfgate.com. 2011-07-30. Retrieved 2011-10-13. 
  5. ^ Roscher, Liz (July 12, 2013). "Astros Call-Up Former Phillies Prospect Jarred Cosart". Retrieved July 12, 2013. 
  6. ^ http://blog.chron.com/ultimateastros/2014/07/31/jarred-cosart-traded-to-the-marlins/
  7. ^ Grubb, Will. "Astros Trade Jarred Cosart To Miami". cbslocal.com. Retrieved July 31, 2014. 
  8. ^ McTaggart, Brian (December 23, 2013). "Astros' Cosart all about enjoying holiday season". MLB.com. Retrieved April 24, 2014. 

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