Zac Rosscup

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Zach Rosscup)
Jump to: navigation, search
Zac Rosscup
MG 3363 Zac Rosscup.jpg
Rosscup with the Chicago Cubs
Colorado Rockies – No. 60
Born: (1988-06-09) June 9, 1988 (age 29)
Clackamas, Oregon
Bats: Right Throws: Left
MLB debut
September 3, 2013, for the Chicago Cubs
MLB statistics
(through 2017 season)
Win–loss record 3–1
Earned run average 5.30
Strikeouts 67

Zachary Martin Rosscup (born June 9, 1988) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Colorado Rockies of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Chicago Cubs.

Amateur career[edit]

Born in Clackamas, Oregon, Rosscup attended Forest Grove High School. Rosscup later attended Chemeketa Community College for two seasons, before being drafted in the MLB. During his freshman season at Chemeketa, Rosscup held a 1.55 ERA and earned numerous honors.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Tampa Bay Rays[edit]

Rosscup was drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 28th round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft out of Chemeketa Community College. The Rays traded Rosscup with Matt Garza and Fernando Perez to the Chicago Cubs for Sam Fuld, Chris Archer, Hak-Ju Lee, Brandon Guyer, and Robinson Chirinos in 2011.[2]

Chicago Cubs[edit]

Rosscup was called up to the majors for the first time on September 3, 2013. In ten games he had an ERA of 1.35, but started the 2014 season at Triple A Iowa Cubs.[3] Rosscup was called up again on April 16, 2014, to be available for the Chicago Cubs day-night doubleheader.[3]

On September 23, 2014, Rosscup was credited with his first career win in a walk off Cubs victory against the St. Louis Cardinals.

He resigned a minor league deal on December 9, 2016.[4] Rosscup was designated for assignment on June 22, 2017, and traded to the Colorado Rockies for Matt Carasiti on June 26.

Colorado Rockies[edit]

Rosscup made his début as a Rockie against the New York Mets at Citi Field, July 14, 2017, after Jon Gray was forced out of the game in the third inning.


External links[edit]