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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
Contract: view contract details
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Rockies transferred LHP Zac Rosscup from the 10-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
Rosscup has been out all season with a left middle finger injury and now won't be eligible to return until the end of May. This move cleared a 40-man roster spot for infielder Daniel Castro, who has been promoted from Triple-A Albuquerque. May 1 - 4:32 PM

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Rockies placed LHP Zac Rosscup on the 10-day disabled list with a left middle finger injury.

It's unclear how long he might be sidelined. Rosscup surrendered five earned runs in 5 2/3 innings this spring in the Cactus League and also pitched poorly last year between the Cubs and Rockies. He'll likely be sent to Triple-A once he is recovered.
Mar 29 - 12:36 PM

Zac Rosscup will not be ready for the start of the season due to a left middle finger injury.

Those are the only details available at this time. Rosscup is out of minor league options and probably wasn't going to crack the Rockies' Opening Day bullpen, so this may be a phantom DL situation.
Mar 27 - 6:29 PM

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.
Fri, Sep 1, 2017 04:50:00 PM

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.
Tue, Aug 15, 2017 04:50:00 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.
Sun, Jul 30, 2017 11:17:00 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.
Mon, Jul 17, 2017 05:58:00 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.
Sat, Jul 8, 2017 05:39:00 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.
Mon, Jun 26, 2017 09:37:00 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.
Thu, Jun 22, 2017 04:58:00 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.
Tue, May 23, 2017 03:52:00 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.
Mon, May 22, 2017 04:45:00 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.
Mon, Mar 13, 2017 03:37:00 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.
Fri, Jan 27, 2017 06:09:00 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

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Chris Iannetta
2Tony Wolters
1B1Ian Desmond
2B1DJ LeMahieu
2Daniel Castro
3Pat Valaika
SS1Trevor Story
3B1Nolan Arenado
LF1Gerardo Parra
2David Dahl
CF1Charlie Blackmon
RF1Carlos Gonzalez
2Noel Cuevas
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jon Gray
2Tyler Anderson
3Chad Bettis
4German Marquez
5Kyle Freeland
6Jeff Hoffman
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Wade Davis
2Jake McGee
3Bryan Shaw
4Adam Ottavino
5Chris Rusin
6Mike Dunn
7Brooks Pounders
8Harrison Musgrave
9Carlos Estevez
10Zac Rosscup
11Rayan Gonzalez