Jarred Cosart, Starting Pitcher


Date of Birth: 5/25/1990
Birthplace: League City, Texas

Jarred Cosart, starting pitcher, is the grandson of former major league pitcher Ed Donnelly. Cosart was first drafted in 2008 by the Philadelphia Phillies. He played in the minor leagues for the Phillies from 2009 until 2011, when they traded him to the Astros.

Cosart pitched in the minor leagues for the Astros through most of 2013. He ended his minor league career with a 3.58 ERA and a 32-26 win-loss record. In 2013, he pitched in 10 games for the Astros, ending with a 1.95 ERA.

On July 31, 2014, Cosart was traded to the Miami Marlins. He finished the 2014 season with a 13-11 record, 115 strikeouts to 73 walks, and a 3.69 ERA in 20 games with the Astros and 10 games with the Marlins.

Cosart spent part of the 2015 season on the DL due to vertigo. He also spent time in the minor leagues. He pitched out of the Marlins' starting rotation and bullpen and he finished the season with a 2-5 record, 47 strikeouts to 33 walks, and a 4.52 ERA in 69.2 innings in 14 games.

Cosart was traded to the San Diego Padres on July 29, 2016. He spent time on the DL in 2016 and finished the season with a 6.00 ERA in 4 games with the Marlins and 9 games with the Padres.

Cosart spent most of the 2017 season on the DL, pitching in just 7 games with the Padres. He had a 4.88 ERA in 24.0 innings.

Cosart elected free agency on October 30, 2017.

Career pitching statistics for Cosart through 2017 include:

  • 74 games played
  • 391.0 innings pitched
  • 16-23 win-loss record
  • 248 strikeouts to 199 walks
  • 3.98 ERA

Sources for Information
Wikipedia - Jarred Cosart
ESPN - Jarred Cosart