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Vin Mazzaro
#32

Position: P
Date of Birth: 09/27/1986
Height: 6' 2"   Weight: 220 lbs
Bats: R
Throws: R
Resides: Rutherford, NJ

Biography:

Entering 1st season with the Blasters…3rd round draft pick by Oakland Athletics in 2005 out of Rutherford High School…One of just two players in SPBS with Major League experience (Mark Leiter Jr.)…Played parts of eight seasons in MLB (2009-16)…24-23, 4.79 ERA, 1 save, 233 K, 156 BB, 383.0 IP across 140 games (45 starts) in Majors…Played with Somerset Patriots in 2017…2019 Made 39 appearances (10 starts) with Long Island (ALPB)…11-4, 3.61 ERA, 1 save, 94 K, 27 BB, 92.1 IP…8-0, 2.15 ERA, 57 K, 15 BB, 58.2 IP after becoming a starting pitcher on July 24…Named ALPB September Pitcher of the Month…3-0, 1.77 ERA, 18 K, 20.1 IP in three postseason starts en route to ALPB Championship…2018 Made 34 relief appearances with New Jersey Jackals (Can-Am League)…3-4, 1.76 ERA, 10 saves, 44 K, 10 BB, 46.0 IP…2017 Began season in Somerset…Made three appearances (two starts)…0-0, 0.00 ERA, 6 K, 0 BB, 1 H, 6.0 IP…Contract purchased in late May by Cincinnati Reds…Made two starts with Triple-A Louisville before his season ended…2016 Made 38 appearances (4 starts) with Triple-A Sacramento (San Francisco)…2-2, 3.22 ERA, 1 save, 43 K, 27 BB, 67.0 IP…Made two relief appearances, earned one win in MLB with San Francisco…2015 Made 10 relief appearances in MLB with Miami Marlins…0-0, 3.75 ERA, 6 K, 6 BB, 12.0 IP…Split 28 appearances (one start) between Triple-A New Orleans (Miami) and Triple-A Gwinnett…2013 Made career-high 57 relief appearances in MLB with Pittsburgh Pirates…8-2, 2.81 ERA, 1 save, 46 K, 21 BB, 73.2 IP…2010 Made 24 appearances (career-high 18 MLB starts) in MLB with Oakland Athletics…6-8, 79 K, 50 BB, 122.1 IP…2009 Made MLB debut on 6/2/09 with Oakland vs. Chicago White Sox…Tossed 6.1 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 4 BB, 1 K, earned win in debut…4-9, 5.32 ERA, 59 K, 39 BB, 91.1 IP across 17 starts in MLB…PRIOR Attended Rutherford High School…Led program to consecutive Group 2 state championships in 2004-05…Named 2004 Herlad News Baseball Player of Year as a junior…Went 11-1, 0.75 ERA, 137 K, 16 BB in 13 appearances…Went 7-1, 0.27 ERA, 6 BB, 91 K as a senior…Committed to St. John’s University by signed with Oakland instead after he was drafted…