Tony Zych, Relief Pitcher, Seattle Mariners, #55
Date of Birth: 8/7/1990
Birthplace: Monee, Illinois
College: University of Louisville
Current Salary: $511,000
Tony Zych, relief pitcher for the Seattle Mariners, was a closer at the University of Louisville. While at Louisville, he was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in 2008 but he didn't sign with them. However, three years later, when the Cubs drafted him again, he signed with them. On April 2, 2015, his contract was purchased by the Mariners.
Zych pitched in the minor leagues from 2011 through part of 2015. In 183 games, he pitched 228.0 innings and he had a 15-16 win-loss record, 20 saves, 199 strikeouts to 69 walks, and a 3.71 ERA.
Zych pitched in 13 games with the Mariners in 2015. In 18.1 innings, he had 24 strikeouts to just 3 walks and a 2.45 ERA.
In 2016, Zych had a 3.29 ERA in 13.2 innings in 12 games with the Mariners.