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Zac Rosscup | Relief Pitcher | #59

Team: Chicago Cubs
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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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

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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

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

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Willson Contreras
2Miguel Montero
1B1Anthony Rizzo
2B1Ben Zobrist
2Javier Baez
SS1Addison Russell
3B1Kris Bryant
2Tommy La Stella
LF1Ian Happ
2Mark Zagunis
CF1Albert Almora
2Jon Jay
RF1Jason Heyward
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jon Lester
2Jake Arrieta
3Kyle Hendricks
4John Lackey
5Brett Anderson
6Eddie Butler
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Wade Davis
2Carl Edwards Jr.
3Pedro Strop
4Koji Uehara
5Hector Rondon
6Mike Montgomery
7Brian Duensing
8Justin Grimm
9Felix Pena
10Dylan Floro