Cosart with the Miami Marlins
|Born: May 25, 1990|
League City, Texas
|July 12, 2013, for the Houston Astros|
|MLB statistics |
(through 2017 season)
|Earned run average||3.98|
Jarred Lynn Cosart (born May 25, 1990) is an American professional baseball pitcher who is a free agent. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Houston Astros, Miami Marlins and San Diego Padres.
MLB.com rated Cosart the Phillies' third best prospect going into 2011, while Baseball America rated him #70 in all of baseball. He represented the Phillies in the All-Star Futures Game in 2010 and 2011.
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. 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. Cosart was critical of Houston management later in his Astros career, leading to him being traded to Miami.
Cosart started the season in the Marlins rotation and was 1-3 with a 4.08 ERA. On May 19, 2015, Cosart was placed on the disabled list with a case of vertigo. After a month on the disabled list, Cosart was activated and sent to the Marlins bullpen. Cosart returned to the rotation on July 4 but was sent down a day after by Miami to AAA.
San Diego Padres
On July 29, 2016, the Marlins traded Cosart, Josh Naylor, Carter Capps, and Luis Castillo to the San Diego Padres for Andrew Cashner, Colin Rea, Tayron Guerrero, and cash considerations. He elected to become a free agent after the Padres outrighted him on October 30, 2017.
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