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Zac Rosscup | Relief Pitcher | #59

Team: Chicago Cubs
Age / DOB:  (28) / 6/9/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 220
Bats / Throws: Right / Left
College: Chemeketa (OR) CC
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 28 (0) / TB
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Zac Rosscup recently underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left shoulder.
Rosscup has battled a shoulder issue since February and obviously he just wasn't getting better. He'll be shut down for three months, so it's doubtful he'll make a contribution with the Cubs this season. May 13 - 12:14 PM

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Cubs placed LHP Zac Rosscup on the 60-day disabled list with left shoulder inflammation.

The move clears a spot on the Cubs' 40-man roster for Dexter Fowler, who re-signed on Thursday at a $13 million guarantee. Rosscup will miss at least the first two months of the 2016 season. The southpaw holds a 5.40 ERA in 61 career major league appearances.
Feb 25 - 12:55 PM

Cubs recalled LHP Zac Rosscup from Triple-A Iowa.

Rosscup will be in the Cubs' bullpen for the start of a big three-game series Monday in St. Louis. The left-hander owns a rough 4.18 ERA and 1.39 WHIP in 23 2/3 innings this season at the major league level.
Mon, Sep 7, 2015 10:56:00 AM

Cubs optioned LHP Zac Rosscup to Triple-A Iowa.

He was sent out to make room for the newly-acquired Fernando Rodney on the active roster. He should rejoin the bullpen once rosters expand for September.
Thu, Aug 27, 2015 08:08:00 PM

Cubs recalled LHP Zac Rosscup from Triple-A Iowa.

Rosscup will give the Cubs some much-needed bullpen depth. Jason Motte landed on the disabled list Monday with a strained right shoulder. He could be done for the year.
Mon, Aug 24, 2015 11:54:00 AM

Cubs activated LHP Zac Rosscup from the 15-day disabled list; optioned him to Triple-A Iowa.

Rosscup is over his shoulder ailment but will have to work his way back from the minors. The 27-year-old holds a 4.30 ERA over 26 relief appearances with the big club this season.
Fri, Aug 14, 2015 02:51:00 PM

Zac Rosscup (shoulder) is shifting his minor league rehab assignment to Double-A Tennessee.

Rosscup made two dominant appearances in the rookie-level Arizona League and has now moved one step closer to returning to the Cubs' bullpen. If he's truly back to full health, the 27-year-old can be a weapon in left-handed relief for Chicago down the stretch.
Mon, Jul 20, 2015 04:03:00 PM

Cubs placed LHP Zac Rosscup on the 15-day disabled list with left shoulder inflammation.

It's the second trip to the DL he's made this season due to a shoulder issues. How long Rosscup might be sidelined isn't known at this point.
Wed, Jun 17, 2015 03:35:00 PM

Zac Rosscup had to exit Tuesday's game against the Indians with left shoulder stiffness.

Rosscup spent time on the disabled list earlier this season with a shoulder issue. He's expected to head back there on Wednesday.
Tue, Jun 16, 2015 11:32:00 PM

Zac Rosscup left Tuesday's game against the Indians with an undisclosed injury.

It's not clear what Rosscup hurt, but he walked off the bump after being visited in the ninth inning. The Cubs should have more on his status later Tuesday.
Tue, Jun 16, 2015 11:03:00 PM

Cubs recalled LHP Zac Rosscup from Triple-A Iowa.

Rosscup will pitch in a lefty relief role for the Cubs. He has a 6.75 ERA in 28 major league appearances.
Tue, Apr 14, 2015 05:30:00 PM

Cubs optioned LHP Zach Rosscup to Triple-A Iowa.

Rosscup struck out 12 in nine spring innings. He was shelled during several cups of coffee for the Cubs last season, but has put up nice minor league numbers. The 27-year-old will continue to refine his game in the minors.
Wed, Apr 1, 2015 01:54:00 PM

Cubs recalled LHP Zach Rosscup from Triple-A Iowa.

Rosscup was optioned to the minors over the weekend, but he's back now that rosters have expanded. The 26-year-old has allowed 12 runs on 11 hits and eight walks over just 8 1/3 innings of work with the Cubs this year.
Tue, Sep 2, 2014 02:06:00 PM

Cubs recalled LHP Zach Rosscup from Triple-A Iowa.

Rosscup has a rough 7.50 ERA in six innings this season for the Cubs. He will act as a left-handed specialist.
Thu, Aug 21, 2014 01:56:00 PM

Cubs optioned LHP Zach Rosscup to Triple-A Iowa.

The 26-year-old southpaw posted a 7.50 ERA and 1.67 WHIP in his six innings of work with the Cubs while registering a 10/4 K/BB ratio. He'll likely get another opportunity with the team at some point during the second half of the season.
Sun, Jul 20, 2014 08:01:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Willson Contreras
2Miguel Montero
3David Ross
1B1Anthony Rizzo
2B1Ben Zobrist
SS1Addison Russell
3B1Kris Bryant
2Javier Baez
3Christian Villanueva
LF1Kyle Schwarber
2Jorge Soler
3Chris Coghlan
CF1Dexter Fowler
2Matt Szczur
RF1Jason Heyward
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jake Arrieta
2Jon Lester
3John Lackey
4Jason Hammel
5Kyle Hendricks
6Aaron Brooks
7Dallas Beeler
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Aroldis Chapman
2Hector Rondon
3Pedro Strop
4Mike Montgomery
5Joe Smith
6Trevor Cahill
7Carl Edwards Jr.
8Travis Wood
9Justin Grimm
10Zac Rosscup
11Rob Zastryzny
12Felix Pena