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Ryan Kussmaul
#18

Position: P
Date of Birth: 09/19/1986
Height: 6' 4"   Weight: 190 lbs
Bats: R
Throws: R
Resides: Richland Center, WI

Biography:
Kussmaul enters his first season with the Somerset Patriots and second in the Atlantic League. His previous service in the league came in 2015 when he was named an All-Star with the Long Island Ducks. He thrived as the team’s closer, recording 26 saves on the way to a 3.42 ERA and a 5-2 record. 
 
The former 42nd round pick by the Miami Marlins in 2006 officially started his professional career with the Chicago White Sox four years later in 2010. He spent five seasons with the White Sox organization. His best season came in 2012, when he posted a 2-1 record with a 1.41 ERA across 38 games. 
 
Over his ten professional seasons, Kussmaul has pitched in 429 games (31 starts), claiming a 2.70 ERA and 736 strikeouts over 670.1 innings. 
 
The Mount Olive College product was named a Southern League All-Star for the Birmingham Barons in both 2012 and 2013. He combined to pitch 90.1 innings, allowing only 18 runs and striking out 97 batters across those two seasons. 
 
The right-handed pitcher spent the 2018 season in the Mexican League for Rieleros de Aguascalientes. He finished the year 2-3 with a 2.23 ERA and 45 strikeouts across 44.1 innings. 
 

Coaching

# Name POS
44 Fox Beyer First Base Coach
29 Brett Jodie Manager
23 Jon Hunton Pitching Coach
6 Glen Barker Third Base Coach
0 Phil Lee Athletic Trainer

Catchers

# Name POS
4 Yovan Gonzalez C
20 Gabriel Bracamonte C
34 Mike Ohlman C

Infielders

# Name POS
2 Scott Kelly IF
3 Mike Fransoso IF
7 Will Kengor IF
8 Alfredo Rodriguez IF
21 Rey Navarro IF
25 Craig Massey IF
37 Dario Pizzano IF
53 Edwin Espinal IF

Outfielders

# Name POS
1 Justin Pacchioli OF
22 Michael Crouse OF
31 Ramon Flores OF
38 Jimmy Paredes OF

Pitchers

# Name POS
9 Luis Cruz P
10 Mike Antonini P
11 Thomas Dorminy P
12 Jonathan Cheshire P
13 Nate Roe P
15 Logan Darnell P
16 Liam O'Sullivan P
18 Ryan Kussmaul P
24 David Kubiak P
26 Vince Molesky P
32 Mike Broadway P
36 Duane Below P
39 Brett Oberholtzer P
40 David Holmberg P
50 James Pugliese P