Ryan Sadowski

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Ryan Sadowski
Los Angeles Dodgers
Starting pitcher
Born: (1982-10-04) October 4, 1982 (age 31)
Miami, Florida
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
June 28, 2009 for the San Francisco Giants
Career statistics
(through 2009 season)
Win-Loss 2–4
Earned run average 4.45
Strikeouts 17
Teams

Ryan Keith Sadowski (born October 4, 1982) is an American baseball player in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization.

Early life[edit]

Sadowski is Jewish, and is the son of Elaine and Arnold Sadowski.[1][2][3] He was born in Miami, Florida.[4]

Baseball career[edit]

He attended Western High School in Davie, Florida, graduating in 2000, where he pitched a 2-hitter against Columbus H.S., nationally ranked # 1, and Baseball America ranked him the country's # 34 high school prospect.[5] He then attended the University of Florida, where he pitched for the Florida Gators.[6][7] He was selected by the Giants in the 13th round (397 overall) of the 2002 Major League Baseball Draft.[8]

Sadowski made his MLB debut with a win over the Milwaukee Brewers on June 28, 2009, replacing Jonathan Sánchez in the Giants' starting rotation.[9][10] He pitched 13 shutout innings in winning his first two starts.[11]

After signing a minor league deal with the Houston Astros in December 2009, Sadowski signed with the Lotte Giants of the Korea Baseball Association, Korea's highest league.[12][11][13] He played for the team for three years.[13]

On December 10, 2012, Sadowski signed a minor league contract to return to the San Francisco Giants organization for the 2013 season.[11] He was with the Giants spring training camp as a non-roster invitee in March 2014.[13] On March 5, 2014, the Los Angeles Dodgers signed him to a minor league deal.[14]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jewish ballplayers 2010". Jweekly.com. April 29, 2010. Retrieved April 4, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Israel’s 2013 WBC Projected Team". Jewish Journal. June 17, 2011. Retrieved April 4, 2014. 
  3. ^ "A Sterling Start". sun-sentinel.com. July 8, 2009. Retrieved April 4, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Ryan Sadowski Stats, Video Highlights, Photos, Bio". Mlb.mlb.com. March 27, 2014. Retrieved April 4, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Gator Baseball Roster/Bios". GatorZone.com. June 6, 2012. Retrieved April 4, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Ryan Sadowski Baseball Profile". Perfectgame.org. Retrieved April 4, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Stats: Ryan Sadowski". BaseballAmerica.com. Retrieved April 4, 2014. 
  8. ^ Former Gator Ryan Sadowski Wins MLB Debut, WCTV, June 29, 2009, retrieved June 30, 2009 
  9. ^ Fly, Colin (June 28, 2009), Sadowski sparkles for Giants in debut, Washington Post, retrieved June 28, 2009 
  10. ^ Schulman, Henry (June 28, 2009), Long, slow arrival of Ryan Sadowski, San Francisco Chronicle, retrieved June 28, 2009 
  11. ^ a b c "After surprise 2009 run, Ryan Sadowski back with Giants". mlb.com. February 20, 2013. Retrieved November 8, 2013. 
  12. ^ Dubberke, Tom (December 28, 2009), Former Giants Twirlers Find New Homes, Bleacher Report, retrieved January 6, 2010 
  13. ^ a b c "Ryan Sadowski's scouting helps Netherlands upset Korea in WBC". foxsports.com. March 5, 2013. Retrieved April 4, 2014. 
  14. ^ "Dodgers | Ryan Sadowski signs". Kffl.com. Retrieved April 4, 2014. 

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