Gus Schlosser

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Gus Schlosser
Gus Schlosser pitches in Arlington Texas in Sept 2014.jpg
Schlosser with the Atlanta Braves
Free agent
Pitcher
Born: (1988-10-20) October 20, 1988 (age 29)
Sarasota, Florida
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
March 31, 2014, for the Atlanta Braves
MLB 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, who is currently a free agent. He has played for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball.

Professional career[edit]

Atlanta Braves[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, Schlosser 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] He was sent to the minors in July.[6]

Schlosser became a free agent on December 2, 2014 after he was non-tendered by the Braves.[7] The Braves then signed Schlosser to a minor league contract.[8]

Colorado Rockies[edit]

On January 30, 2015, the Braves traded Schlosser and David Hale to the Colorado Rockies for minor league catchers Jose Briceno and Chris O'Dowd.[9] Schlosser was released by the Rockies on July 31, 2015.[10]

Somerset Patriots[edit]

He signed with the Somerset Patriots of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball on August 9, 2015.[11][12]

Los Angeles Dodgers[edit]

On May 31, 2016, The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Schlosser to a minor league contract. He appeared in 14 games for AA Tulsa and 12 games for AAA Oklahoma City with a combined 5.48 ERA.[13]

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. ^ Eddy, Matt (August 4, 2014). "Minor League Transactions: July 25-31". Baseball America. Retrieved November 15, 2015. 
  7. ^ Bowman, Mark (December 2, 2014). "Braves decline tenders to Medlen, Beachy". MLB.com. Retrieved December 3, 2014. 
  8. ^ Harding, Thomas (January 30, 2015). "Rox gain righties Hale, Schlosser in swap with Braves". MLB.com. Retrieved February 25, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Braves deal RHP David Hale to Rockies in 4-player trade". ESPN.com. Associated Press. January 30, 2015. Retrieved January 30, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Minor League Transactions: July 31-Aug. 6". Baseball America. August 10, 2015. Retrieved November 15, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Somerset Patriots Sign Pitchers Gus Schlosser And William Oliver". Somerset Patriots. August 2015. Retrieved September 27, 2015. 
  12. ^ Ashmore, Mike (August 12, 2015). "Gus Schlosser proving he's got a big-league arm". Courier News. Retrieved September 27, 2015. 
  13. ^ "Gus Schlosser Register Statistics & History". Baseball Reference. 

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