Rob Kaminsky

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Rob Kaminsky
Cleveland Indians
Born: (1994-09-02) September 2, 1994 (age 20)
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Bats: Right Throws: Left

Rob Nathaniel Kaminsky (born September 2, 1994) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Cleveland Indians organization.


Kaminsky attended Saint Joseph Regional High School in Montvale, New Jersey.[1][2][3] He was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the first round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft.[4][5] He made his professional debut that season for the Gulf Coast Cardinals. He appeared in eight games with five starts and had a 3.68 earned run average (ERA) and 28 strikeouts in 22 innings pitched.[6] He started 2014 with the Peoria Chiefs.[7][8] In 2014, he appeared in 18 games, all starts, going 8-2 with a 1.88 ERA and 1.013 WHIP.

On July 30, 2015, the Cardinals traded Kaminsky to the Cleveland Indians for Brandon Moss.[9]


  1. ^ "Echoes of Sandy Koufax: When Jersey phenom Robert Kaminsky pitches, it harkens back to his idol and fellow Jew - and a Brooklyn-born baseball icon". Retrieved July 30, 2015. 
  2. ^ "ALL-USA". Retrieved July 30, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Czerwinski: Rob Kaminsky knocked down barriers". Retrieved July 30, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Cardinals Select LHP Rob Kaminsky With 28th Overall Selection In 2013 Draft". St. Louis Cardinals. Retrieved July 30, 2015. 
  5. ^ MARK CZERWINSKI. "St. Joseph lefty Rob Kaminsky drafted in first round by St. Louis Cardinals". Retrieved July 30, 2015. 
  6. ^ MARK J. CZERWINSKI. "Baseball: Former St. Joseph star Rob Kaminsky's pro debut season a learning experience". Retrieved July 30, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Peoria Chiefs - Peoria Chiefs News". Peoria Chiefs. Retrieved July 30, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Cards prospect Kaminsky believes learning will take him where he wants to go". Quad-Cities Online. Retrieved July 30, 2015. 
  9. ^ "St. Louis Cardinals acquire Brandon Moss from Cleveland Indians for Rob Kaminsky". Retrieved July 30, 2015. 

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