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Zac Rosscup | Relief Pitcher

Team: Chicago Cubs
Age / DOB:  (27) / 6/9/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 220
Bats / Throws: Right / Left
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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. Jul 20 - 4:03 PM

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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.
Jun 17 - 3:35 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.
Jun 16 - 11:32 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.
Jun 16 - 11:03 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.
Apr 14 - 5:30 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.
Apr 1 - 1:54 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

Cubs recalled LHP Zach Rosscup from Triple-A Iowa.

Rosscup was unscored upon in his four relief frames for the Cubs earlier this season. He'll be used in the middle innings.
Fri, Jul 11, 2014 12:36:00 PM

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

Rosscup has been sidelined since May 14 due to soreness in his left shoulder. He'll continue to function as organizational bullpen depth in the minor leagues, and should get another chance with the Cubs at some point this season.
Sat, Jun 14, 2014 01:26:00 PM

Zac Rosscup was expected to begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Iowa on Saturday.

Rosscup has been on the disabled list since May 14 due to left shoulder soreness. He'll likely only need a few outings before being ready to return to the Cubs. He hasn't allowed a run in four innings of relief this season.
Source: MLBlogs.com
Sat, Jun 7, 2014 04:27:00 PM

An MRI on Zach Rosscup's left shoulder revealed only inflammation.

It's not clear how long Rosscup will be sidelined, but the fact that he doesn't have any structural damage is obviously good news. Rosscup was unscored upon in four appearances before going on the DL earlier this week.
Fri, May 16, 2014 12:41:00 PM

Cubs placed LHP Zac Rosscup on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 10, with left shoulder soreness.

It's unfortunate timing for the left-hander, as he hasn't allowed a run in four innings of work since being recalled. Jose Veras was activated to take his roster spot.
Wed, May 14, 2014 07:09:00 PM

Cubs recalled LHP Zach Rosscup from Triple-A Iowa.

Rosscup has made two scoreless appearances in two different stays with the big-league club this season. The left-hander deserves a lengthier look this time around.
Wed, May 7, 2014 04:54:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Miguel Montero
2Kyle Schwarber
3David Ross
4Taylor Teagarden
1B1Anthony Rizzo
2B1Addison Russell
2Tommy La Stella
SS1Starlin Castro
2Jonathan Herrera
3B1Kris Bryant
LF1Chris Coghlan
2Chris Denorfia
CF1Dexter Fowler
RF1Jorge Soler
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jon Lester
2Jake Arrieta
3Jason Hammel
4Kyle Hendricks
5Tsuyoshi Wada
6Jacob Turner
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jason Motte
2Hector Rondon
3Pedro Strop
4Tommy Hunter
5Justin Grimm
6James Russell
7Rafael Soriano
8Neil Ramirez
9Travis Wood
10Yoervis Medina
11Zac Rosscup