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Zac Rosscup | Relief Pitcher | #60

Team: Colorado Rockies
Age / DOB:  (29) / 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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Rockies recalled LHP Zac Rosscup from Triple-A Albuquerque.
Rosscup has allowed four runs on seven hits in 3 1/3 innings of relief this season out of the Rockies' bullpen. He'll be used in low-leverage situations. Sep 1 - 4:50 PM

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Rockies optioned LHP Zac Rosscup to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Rosscup has allowed four runs on seven hits in 3 1/3 innings of relief this season out of the Rockies' bullpen. Tuesday's starter Kyle Freeland (groin) has been activated from the disabled list in a corresponding roster move.
Aug 15 - 4:50 PM

Rockies recalled LHP Zac Rosscup from Triple-A Albuquerque.

Rosscup has spent nearly the entire season at the Triple-A level, posting an impressive 1.95 ERA and 49/8 K/BB ratio over 37 innings. He'll give the Rox another lefty reliever with Jake McGee (back) sidelined.
Jul 30 - 11:17 AM

Rockies optioned LHP Zac Rosscup to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Rosscup allowed one run over three relief innings during his brief time with the big club. Jairo Diaz is replacing him in the bullpen.
Jul 17 - 5:58 PM

Rockies recalled LHP Zac Rosscup from Triple-A Albuquerque.

Rosscup has hurled 3 2/3 scoreless innings for Albuquerque since arriving in a trade with the Cubs last month. The 29-year-old should work as a left-handed specialist out of the Rockies' pen.
Jul 8 - 5:39 PM

Rockies acquired LHP Zac Rosscup from the Cubs in exchange for RHP Matt Carasiti.

Rosscup has been up and down from the majors and minors the last few seasons, ultimately posting a 5.32 ERA with a whopping 32 walks over 47 1/3 relief innings. He has struck out 57, though, and boasts big strikeout numbers in the minors, too. Rosscup gives the Rockies some left-handed relief depth.
Jun 26 - 9:37 PM

Cubs designated LHP Zac Rosscup for assignment.

The Cubs needed to clear a spot on their 40-man roster for Mark Zagunis. Rosscup made one appearance for the Cubs this year, logging 2/3 of an inning against the Giants on May 22. The 29-year-old has a good chance of clearing waivers.
Jun 22 - 4:58 PM

Cubs optioned LHP Zac Rosscup to Triple-A Iowa.

Rosscup was just called up on Monday and retired two batters in his lone appearance against the Giants. Felix Pena will replace him in the Cubs' bullpen.
May 23 - 3:52 PM

Cubs purchased the contract of LHP Zac Rosscup from Triple-A Iowa.

Rosscup was non-tendered by the Cubs over the winter before being re-signed to a minor league deal and he earned a spot back on the 40-man roster with a 3.45 ERA and 25/3 K/BB ratio over 15 2/3 relief innings for Iowa. He'll be used in low-leverage situations.
May 22 - 4:45 PM

Cubs reassigned LHP Zac Rosscup, RHP Conor Mullee, RHP Casey Kelly, and RHP Seth Frankoff to minor league camp.

Chicago re-upped with Rosscup on a minor league contract in late January after non-tendering him in early December. He'll function as organizational left-handed relief depth for the Cubs this season. There were no big surprises among this round of cuts.
Mar 13 - 3:37 PM

Cubs re-signed LHP Zac Rosscup to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

The southpaw was non-tendered last month but has decided to remain in the organization. Rosscup owns a career 5.40 ERA over 61 relief appearances in the majors and will compete for a bullpen job in spring training.
Jan 27 - 6:09 PM

Cubs non-tendered LHP Zac Rosscup.

The 28-year-old southpaw missed the majority of the 2016 season after undergoing shoulder surgery. He registered a 4.39 ERA, 1.46 WHIP and 29/13 K/BB ratio over 26 2/3 innings with the big league club in 2015.
Sat, Dec 3, 2016 10:23:00 AM

Cubs activated LHP Zac Rosscup from the 60-day disabled list.

It's a procedural move to get him back on the 40-man roster. Rosscup missed most of 2016 following shoulder surgery but should be fine for the start of spring training.
Mon, Nov 7, 2016 05:51:00 PM

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.
Fri, May 13, 2016 12:14:00 PM

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.
Thu, Feb 25, 2016 12:55:00 PM