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Josh Rogers

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Josh Rogers
Rogers with the Orioles in 2019
Baltimore Orioles
Pitcher
Born: (1994-07-10) July 10, 1994 (age 26)
New Albany, Indiana
Bats: Left Throws: Left
MLB debut
August 28, 2018, for the Baltimore Orioles
MLB statistics
(through 2019 season)
Win–loss record1–3
Earned run average8.65
Strikeouts11
Teams

Joshua Cole Rogers (born July 10, 1994) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Baltimore Orioles organization. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for Baltimore.

Career

Rogers attended New Albany High School in New Albany, Indiana and played college baseball at the University of Louisville.[1][2] In 2014 and 2015, he played collegiate summer baseball with the Bourne Braves of the Cape Cod Baseball League.[3][4]

New York Yankees

He was drafted by the New York Yankees in the 11th round of the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft.[5][6]

Rogers made his professional debut with the Staten Island Yankees and was promoted to the Charleston RiverDogs after three games. In 13.1 innings pitched between both teams, he posted a 4.05 ERA. He pitched 2016 with Charleston and the Tampa Yankees, posting a combined 12-6 record and 2.38 ERA in 24 games started between the two clubs, and 2017 with both Tampa and the Trenton Thunder, pitching to a combined 8-5 record and 3.24 ERA between both teams.[7] He began 2018 with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders of the Class AAA International League.

Baltimore Orioles

On July 24, 2018, the Yankees traded Rogers, Dillon Tate, and Cody Carroll to the Baltimore Orioles for Zach Britton.[8] The Orioles assigned him to the Norfolk Tides of the Class AAA International League.[9] In 24 starts between Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and Norfolk, he was 8-9 with a 3.54 ERA.[10]

Baltimore promoted Rogers to the major leagues on August 28, 2018, and he made his major league debut that same night.[11] He made three starts for the Orioles, going 1-2 with an 8.49 ERA. He was outrighted off the Orioles roster on October 30, 2019.[12]

References

  1. ^ "Q&A with New Albany's Josh Rogers - Bulldogs' ace planning to lead with his left". usatodayhss.com. March 29, 2013. Retrieved June 2, 2017.
  2. ^ HARRIS, KEVIN. "PRO BASEBALL: Rogers expected to sign with Yankees today". newsandtribune.com. Retrieved June 2, 2017.
  3. ^ "#18 Josh Rogers - Profile". pointstreak.com. Retrieved January 9, 2020.
  4. ^ "Josh Rogers - Profile". pointstreak.com. Retrieved January 9, 2020.
  5. ^ MENGELT, GREG. "Rogers selected in 11th round by Yankees". newsandtribune.com. Retrieved June 2, 2017.
  6. ^ "U of L's Rogers to sign with the Yankees". cincinnati.com. Retrieved June 2, 2017.
  7. ^ "Josh Rogers Stats, Highlights, Bio - MiLB.com Stats - The Official Site of Minor League Baseball". Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  8. ^ Randhawa, Manny (May 24, 2018). "Yankees acquire Zach Britton from Orioles". MLB.com. Retrieved August 9, 2018.
  9. ^ "Rogers shines in debut for Tides". MiLB.com. July 29, 2018. Retrieved August 9, 2018.
  10. ^ "Josh Rogers Stats, Highlights, Bio - MiLB.com Stats - The Official Site of Minor League Baseball". MiLB.com. Retrieved October 16, 2018.
  11. ^ http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/orioles/bs-sp-orioles-josh-rogers-cortes-20180827-story.html
  12. ^ Jon Meoli (October 30, 2019). "Orioles claim infielder Pat Valaika off waivers from Rockies; outright four pitchers to Triple-A Norfolk". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved October 30, 2019.
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