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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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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. Aug 27 - 8:08 PM

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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.
Aug 24 - 11:54 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.
Aug 14 - 2:51 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.
Jul 20 - 4:03 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.
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

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PosRoleName
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2David Ross
1B1Anthony Rizzo
2B1Javier Baez
2Tommy La Stella
SS1Addison Russell
2Starlin Castro
3Jonathan Herrera
3B1Kris Bryant
LF1Kyle Schwarber
2Chris Denorfia
3Quintin Berry
CF1Dexter Fowler
2Austin Jackson
RF1Jorge Soler
2Chris Coghlan
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jon Lester
2Jake Arrieta
3Jason Hammel
4Dan Haren
5Kyle Hendricks
6Jacob Turner
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Hector Rondon
2Pedro Strop
3Jason Motte
4Tommy Hunter
5Justin Grimm
6Fernando Rodney
7Trevor Cahill
8Travis Wood
9Clayton Richard
10Tsuyoshi Wada
11Neil Ramirez