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23 Jarred Cosart SP
Height/Weight: 6-3/196 | Birthdate: 5/25/1990 | Birthplace: League City, TX | Bats/Throws: R/R | Team: Miami | College: None | MLB Experience: 3 | Owned/Started%: 25/8 | Average Draft Position: 253.12
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Marlins place Jarred Cosart on 15-day DL, Tom Koehler to start Tuesday


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(5/18/2015) The Marlins have placed pitcher Jarred Cosart on the 15-day DL with vertigo, retro to May 14, according to MLB.com. The team later confirmed the report.

Tom Koehler, who was sent to the bullpen, will take Cosart's spot in the rotation and start on Tuesday. There will be a subsequent roster move made on Tuesday.

Cosart was dealing with a hamstring injury but was confident he could make his start Tuesday after throwing a bullpen session over the weekend. Cosart is 1-3 with a 4.08 ERA in 39 2/3 innings of work.


Marlins' Jarred Cosart (hamstring) confident he'll start Tuesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(5/17/2015) Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart (hamstring) is confident he'll make his next scheduled start Tuesday after throwing 45 to 50 pitches in the bullpen Saturday, the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.

"I feel a lot better about it. I ran some sprints, got after it pretty good. It feels good, so [I'll] just keep the rehab part going for three more days and get ready to go," Cosart said.

Cosart was removed from his previous start Wednesday with a hamstring injury, but he felt no lingering effects of the issue in Saturday's bullpen session.

"I let it go. I tried to act like some hitters were in there. I don't want to get to Tuesday and have something come up when I'm warming up and throw the bullpen under the bus," he said.

Cosart is 1-3 with a 4.08 ERA and 24:14 K:BB ratio in 39 2/3 innings.


Marlins' Jarred Cosart could be healthy enough to start Tuesday


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(5/16/2015) Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart threw a bullpen session prior to Saturday's game against Atlanta without any issues.

Cosart exited his start Wednesday against the Dodgers with a tight right hamstring. He is 1-3 with a 4.08 ERA through his first seven starts this season. According to MLB.com, Cosart may be healthy enough to make his next scheduled start on Tuesday against Arizona.


Marlins SP Jarred Cosart has MRI on hamstring


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(5/15/2015) Marlins right-hander Jarred Cosart, who exited his start on Wednesday in the sixth inning, had an MRI on his right hamstring. The team is still awaiting the results according to MLB.com. 

Cosart left his start on Wednesday in noticeable pain. He is expected to throw a bullpen session on Saturday and the team will see how he comes out of that before making any decisions. If needed, he could be replaced by Henderson Alvarez, who is currently rehabbing an elbow injury.

Any significant time missed by Cosart would be a bad break for the Marlins, as Cosart has pitched fairly well so far this year. In seven starts, he has a 4.08 ERA. 


Marlins P Jarred Cosart injures hamstring


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(5/13/2015) Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart exited Wednesday's game against the Dodgers with a tight right hamstring, according to MLB.com. 

Cosart left in the sixth inning and appeared to be in some considerable pain. 

Cosart went 5 1/3 innings and allowed four earned runs, five hits and three walks. He now has a 4.08 ERA. 


Marlins SP Jarred Cosart allows four runs in Friday's loss


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(5/9/2015) Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart surrendered four runs on six hits over four innings of work during Friday's 6-0 loss to the Giants.

Cosart's big mistake came in the second inning when he gave up a grand slam to former Marlin Casey McGehee. Cosart also struck out two batters and walked three during the outing.

Cosart (1-4 ) received the loss for his effort and his ERA went from 2.97 to 3.67. Friday's start was Cosart's shortest outing of the year. His next expected start is scheduled for Wednesday at the Los Angeles Dodgers.


Marlins' Jarred Cosart strikes out six in loss vs. Phillies


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(5/3/2015) Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart took the loss Sunday, giving up three earned runs on five hits and one walk in five-plus innings while striking out six in his team's 6-2 defeat against the Phillies.

Cosart (1-2) tossed a two-hit, eight-inning gem in his last start but couldn't find the same success Sunday. He had allowed just one run through five innings but hit the leadoff man in the sixth inning before a triple and single brought two runs home and turned his lead into a deficit while chasing him from the game.

Cosart owns a 2.97 ERA and 18:8 K:BB ratio in 30 1/3 innings. His next start will come Saturday against the Giants in San Francisco.


Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart goes eight strong, ends with ND


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(4/27/2015) Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart worked eight scoreless innings in Miami's 3-1 loss to the Mets Monday. Cosart worked very efficiently, allowing just two hits throughout his start. He did not allow a baserunner to reach second base in his eight innings of work.

Despite leaving with the lead, his bullpen let him down, allowing three runs in the ninth inning, to finish with a no decision. Cosart, who remains 1-1, lowered his ERA to 2.49 on the year. He will look to get his second win of the year Sunday against the Phillies.


Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart picks up first win of the year


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(4/22/2015) Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart allowed one run on four hits in six innings of work in Miami's 6-1 win over the Phillies Wednesday. Cosart was in control for much of his start, striking out four with no walks.

His only issues came in the second inning when he allowed a lead off home run to Cody Asche over the right field wall. Cosart needed just six pitches to send the rest of the Phillies hitters down in order in the second.

Cosart was initially drafted by the Phillies in 2008 but didn't make it to the majors before being traded to the Astros in 2011.

"It was my first game pitching here," Cosart said after the game, per the Associated Press. "The team that drafted you is pretty special. They gave me my first opportunity. I have no disrespect for any of them, but it's fun. I'm happy to be on a division rival right now. We're trying to beat everybody. It might be a little bit more special to get a win against the team that drafted you."

Cosart, now 1-1 on the year, boasts a 3.63 ERA in three starts. He will look to keep rolling Monday against the Mets.


Marlins' Jarred Cosart allows five runs vs. Mets Thursday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(4/16/2015) Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart didn't factor into the decision Thursday, surrendering five earned runs on seven hits and one walk in 5 1/3 innings while striking out five in his team's 7-5 loss to the Mets.

Cosart blanked the Mets for four innings before serving up a three-run home run to shortstop Wilmer Flores in the fifth inning. The Mets then led off the sixth inning with a pair of hits, the second of which brought home a run, and were able to squeeze out another run on a one-out sacrifice fly to take the lead.

Cosart owns a 4.76 ERA and 6:4 K:BB ratio in 11 1/3 innings over his first two starts. He'll try and pick up his first win Wednesday against the Phillies in Philadelphia.


Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart allows just one run in losing effort


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(4/11/2015) Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart went six strong innings Saturday, allowing one run on three hits in Miami's 2-0 loss to the Rays.

Cosart also walked three and added one strikeout. He didn't allow a hit or baserunner until the fourth inning. He will look to earn his first win of the season Thursday against the Mets.


Marlins' Jarred Cosart gets past blister


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(4/10/2015) Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart said that the blister on the middle finger of his pitching hand has cleared up. 

Cosart has been bothered by blisters each of the last few seasons. 

"I usually get one a year," he said, per the Miami Herald. "It’s weird. The past three years, they’ve all been at different times. Last year I had it in the middle of the year, the year before didn’t happen until my last start and I think back in the minor leagues, it just varied. I was actually really happy it happened when it did in spring training, got it out of the way. Usually, knock on wood, it’s once a year. Hopefully it’s out of the way for the rest of the year."


Marlins SP Jarred Cosart remains on track for first start Saturday


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(4/6/2015) Marlins starting pitcher Jarred Cosart threw 90 pitches in a simulated game Monday, according to The Palm Beach Post.

Cosart had his first start pushed back after missing a start late in spring training due to a blister on his hand. He is scheduled to make his season debut Saturday against the Rays.


MLB: Investigation shows Jared Cosart did not bet on baseball


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(4/3/2015) Major League Baseball completed its investigation into Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart's sports-related gambling ties and found no evidence that Cosart bet on baseball. Cosart will not be suspended, but received an undisclosed fine by the league for illegal betting on other sports.

Cosart released the following statement Friday:

"I have never, nor would I ever, bet on the great game of baseball. Major League Baseball conducted a thorough investigation, and I cooperated fully with them and their investigators throughout that process. I'm sorry for any distractions this may have caused the Marlins, my teammates, coaches, and our incredible fans. I'm glad to bring closure to this situation before Opening Day and I look forward to a great season."


Marlins change rotation plans to begin season


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(4/1/2015) Prior to Wednesday's spring game against the Nationals, Marlins manager Mike Redmond indicated he was likely going to keep the rotation alignment of Henderson Alvarez, Jarred Cosart, Mat Latos, Tom Koehler and Dan Haren in place to open the season.

Well, even with Cosart throwing six scoreless innings Wednesday in his return from a blister on his throwing hand, Redmond still opted to tweak the rotation.

Alvarez will still start Opening Day against the Braves, but he will now be followed by Latos, Koehler, Haren and Cosart. The first three pitchers will face the Braves, while Haren and Cosart will pitch against the Rays.


Marlins SP Jarred Cosart: 'Never have, never will bet on baseball'


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(4/1/2015) Marlins starting pitcher Jarred Cosart said Wednesday it is up to commissioner Rob Manfred to make a decision regarding the league's investigation into Cosart's alleged gambling ties, per FOX Sports Florida. He said he is hoping the investigation is done by Opening Day.

"Never have, never will bet on baseball," Cosart said.

Cosart allegedly exchanged multiple direct messages with a gambling authority on his Twitter account. Cosart deleted his official Twitter account after screen shots of the exchange hit the Internet.

It is unclear if Cosart's alleged gambling ties involve bets on baseball. MLB Rule 21 prohibits gambling on baseball.

"Any player, umpire, or club or league official or employee, who shall bet any sum whatsoever upon any baseball game in connection with which the bettor has no duty to perform, shall be declared ineligible for one year," the rule states. "Any player, umpire, or club or league official or employee, who shall bet any sum whatsoever upon any baseball game in connection with which the bettor has a duty to perform shall be declared permanently ineligible."

League spokesman Pat Courtney confirmed to ESPN last week that it is not against MLB rules for players to legally gamble on sports other than baseball.

Cosart, who was scratched from his previous start due to a blister on the middle finger on his right hand, made his final start of the spring Wednesday against the Nationals. He tossed six scoreless innings, allowing one hit and three walks. He struck out four.

Cosart, who finishes the spring with a 5.60 ERA, was originally scheduled to start the second game of the season, but has now been pushed back to the fifth game. He will pitch in a simulated game Monday.


Marlins' Redmond not expecting rotation order to change


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(4/1/2015) Marlins manager Mike Redmond said Wednesday he is anticipating the rotation order to remain the same, per The Miami Herald. Henderson Alvarez will start Opening Day, and he will be followed by Jarred Cosart, Mat Latos, Tom Koehler and Dan Haren.

"(Wednesday) with Cosart throwing it's another big step, making sure his [blistered middle] finger gets through the grind of a game healthy," Redmond said. "I'm anticipating if everything stays fine with him this [order in the rotation] pretty much is what it is. But we'll know more after he goes out and pitches. I'm anticipating him being fine."


Marlins' Jarred Cosart set to return to mound Wednesday


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(3/30/2015) Marlins starting pitcher Jarred Cosart is scheduled to start Wednesday's spring game against the Nationals, according to The Palm Beach Post. He threw a bullpen session Sunday after being scratched from his last spring start due to a blister on the middle finger on his right hand.

Cosart is 0-2 with am 8.49 ERA in four spring starts.


Cosart scratched from start, caught off guard by betting situation


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(3/26/2015) Marlins starting pitcher Jarred Cosart briefly met with the media Thursday to talk about Major League Baseball investigating potential sports-related gambling ties. However, Cosart didn't have any shocking revelations.

Cosart told reporters he is following protocol as the investigation is ongoing, per MLB.com. Cosart said he was "caught off guard" by the situation, per ESPN.

The Miami New Times reported Wednesday that Cosart deleted his official Twitter handle Tuesday night after screenshots of an alleged private conversation between Cosart and a gambling authority surfaced via social media.

Per MLB rules, players can legally bet on sports outside of baseball. However, Cosart could be banned for one year, if he is found guilty of betting on baseball, per MLB Rule 21. Marlins spokesman Matt Roebuck confirmed Wednesday the league was investigating the matter.

"Major League baseball is aware and they are investigating it and we have no further comment at this time," Roebuck said, per the Miami Herald.

In baseball news, Cosart was scratched from his scheduled spring start Friday against the Astros due to a blister on his hand, per MLB.com. Cosart is scheduled to open the season as part of the Marlins' rotation.


Report: MLB investigating gambling allegations tied to Marlins' Cosart


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(3/25/2015) Major League Baseball is investigating whether Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart had any sports-related gambling ties, ESPN reports on Wednesday. The Miami New Times first reported that Cosart deleted his official Twitter handle Tuesday night after screenshots of an alleged private conversation between Cosart and a gambling authority surfaced via social media.

Marlins spokesman Matt Roebuck confirmed that MLB is investigating the matter, but declined to comment on the issue.

"Major League baseball is aware and they are investigating it and we have no further comment at this time," Roebuck said, per the Miami Herald.

Per MLB rules, players can legally bet on sports outside of baseball. Per MLB Rule 21, Cosart could be banned for one year if he is found guilty of betting on baseball.

"Any player, umpire, or club or league official or employee, who shall bet any sum whatsoever upon any baseball game in connection with which the bettor has no duty to perform, shall be declared ineligible for one year," the rule states. "Any player, umpire, or club or league official or employee, who shall bet any sum whatsoever upon any baseball game in connection with which the bettor has a duty to perform shall be declared permanently ineligible."

Cosart, 24, was acquired by the Marlins at the trade deadline last season. He is 14-12 with a 3.26 ERA, a 1.36 WHIP and 148:108 K:BB ratio over 240 1/3 innings in his only two seasons in the majors.


Marlins' rotation likely set, Henderson Alvarez likely to pitch opener


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(3/23/2015) Marlins manager Mike Redmond strongly indicated Monday that the team's rotation is set, and though he did not make a formal announcement, Henderson Alvarez is expected to pitch Opening Day, MLB.com reports.

Alvarez will likely be followed in order by Jarred Cosart, Mat Latos, Dan Haren and Tom Koehler.

"I'd say we're probably set with those five guys, but I would never say 100 percent that we're set, because you never know what will happen," Redmond said.

Alvarez, Cosart and Koehler have struggled this spring while Haren and Latos have pitched well, but Redmond indicated he's not overly concerned with spring numbers.

"Part of spring training is not only building up your arm strength and your pitches," Redmond said, "it's working on things you're trying to sharpen up, whether it be Cosart working on his changeup, or guys working on secondary pitches they're trying to lock in for the season. I don't get overly excited about spring training outings. I look more at how they're executing pitches, whether they are keeping the ball down. We've missed up in the zone probably more than we have all spring, the last couple of starts for guys."


Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart struggles in start Sunday


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(3/22/2015) Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart was a bit erratic in his start Sunday against the Twins. Cosart surrendered four runs in his first two innings. He added four walks to go with just two strikeouts in his outing.

"I can't be doing this my last start of spring training, basically," Cosart said to MLB.com. "Each one, I have to make some progression."


Marlins P Jarred Cosart toys with changeup in Thursday's start


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(3/12/2015) Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart used Thursday's Grapefruit League start to work his changeup, according to the Miami Herald. He allowed three runs on four hits and one walk while striking out two over two innings of work.

"I got two swings and misses and then [gave up a] ground ball hit," Cosart said. "I threw one for a strike to [Twins center fielder Aaron] Hicks on the first pitch.

"It's going to be a huge pitch for me when we're getting in late in-game situations, sixth, seventh inning. If I get into a 2-0 count I can throw one for a strike and then get a groundball for an out. I'm really happy with the progress."


Jarred Cosart has control issues in final start


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(9/26/2014) Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart had a tough time with his control Friday against the Nationals.

Cosart allowed three runs, two earned, on four hits over five innings. He struck out three and walked eight during the outing. Cosart got himself in trouble early. After getting a quick out to open the game, he allowed a solo home run against Anthony Rendon. Another run would score in the inning after a passed ball. That ball was unearned.

Cosart gave up his final run in the fifth inning. After giving up two walks earlier in the inning, Cosart allowed a run-scoring single against Asdrubal Cabrera. Cosart dropped to 13-11 following the performance. 


Jarred Cosart loses despite quality start


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(9/20/2014) Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart turned in a quality start Saturday against the Nationals.

Cosart allowed three runs on nine hits over 6 1/3 innings. He struck out two and walked two during the outing. Cosart proved to be somewhat hittable during the appearance, but managed to keep the Nationals off the board until his final inning. After a single and two run-scoring triples, Cosart was pulled from the game. Another run would come around to score, and was charged to Cosart.

With the loss, Cosart dropped to 13-10. He’ll take on the Nationals in his next start.