Josh Rogers

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Josh Rogers
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Rogers with the Orioles in 2019
Baltimore Orioles – No. 65
Pitcher
Born: (1994-07-10) July 10, 1994 (age 24)
New Albany, Indiana
Bats: Left Throws: Left
MLB debut
August 28, 2018, for the Baltimore Orioles
MLB statistics
(through April 10, 2019)
Win–loss record1-2
Earned run average9.39
Strikeouts7
Teams

Joshua Cole Rogers (born July 10, 1994) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Career[edit]

Rogers attended New Albany High School in New Albany, Indiana and played college baseball at the University of Louisville.[1][2] He was drafted by the New York Yankees in the 11th round of the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft.[3][4]

Rogers made his professional debut with the Staten Island Yankees and was promoted to the Charleston RiverDogs after three games. In 13.1 innings pitched between both teams, he posted a 4.05 ERA. He pitched 2016 with Charleston and the Tampa Yankees, posting a combined 12-6 record and 2.38 ERA in 24 games started between the two clubs, and 2017 with both Tampa and the Trenton Thunder, pitching to a combined 8-5 record and 3.24 ERA between both teams.[5] He began 2018 with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders of the Class AAA International League.

On July 24, 2018, the Yankees traded Rogers, Dillon Tate, and Cody Carroll to the Baltimore Orioles for Zach Britton.[6] The Orioles assigned him to the Norfolk Tides of the Class AAA International League.[7] In 24 starts between Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and Norfolk, he was 8-9 with a 3.54 ERA.[8]

Baltimore promoted to the major leagues on August 28, 2018, and he made his major league debut that same night.[9] He made three starts for the Orioles, going 1-2 with an 8.49 ERA.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Q&A with New Albany's Josh Rogers - Bulldogs' ace planning to lead with his left". usatodayhss.com. March 29, 2013. Retrieved June 2, 2017.
  2. ^ HARRIS, KEVIN. "PRO BASEBALL: Rogers expected to sign with Yankees today". newsandtribune.com. Retrieved June 2, 2017.
  3. ^ MENGELT, GREG. "Rogers selected in 11th round by Yankees". newsandtribune.com. Retrieved June 2, 2017.
  4. ^ "U of L's Rogers to sign with the Yankees". cincinnati.com. Retrieved June 2, 2017.
  5. ^ "Josh Rogers Stats, Highlights, Bio - MiLB.com Stats - The Official Site of Minor League Baseball". Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  6. ^ Randhawa, Manny (May 24, 2018). "Yankees acquire Zach Britton from Orioles". MLB.com. Retrieved August 9, 2018.
  7. ^ "Rogers shines in debut for Tides". MiLB.com. July 29, 2018. Retrieved August 9, 2018.
  8. ^ "Josh Rogers Stats, Highlights, Bio - MiLB.com Stats - The Official Site of Minor League Baseball". MiLB.com. Retrieved October 16, 2018.
  9. ^ http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/orioles/bs-sp-orioles-josh-rogers-cortes-20180827-story.html

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