Robert Gsellman, Starting Pitcher, New York Mets, #65
Date of Birth: 7/18/1993
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California
Robert Gsellman, starting pitcher for the New York Mets, was drafted by the Mets in 2011. He pitched in their minor league system from 2011 through 2015. He was both a starting pitcher and a reliever in 2011 and 2012 and a starting pitcher only from 2013 through 2015.
Gsellman had a strong first season with the Mets in 2016. In 7 games as a starting pitcher and 1 game in relief, he had a 2.42 ERA, 4 wins and 2 losses, and 42 strikeouts to 15 walks in 44.2 innings. He also pitched 115.0 innings in 20 games as a starter in the minors.
Gsellman's father, Bob Gsellman, was a minor league catcher for the Philadelphia Phillies from 1984 through 1987.