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Matt Marksberry
#26

Position: LHP
DOB: 8/25/90
Height: 6-1
Weight: 185
Born In: Cincinnati, OH
Resides: Cincinnati, OH
Bats: L
Throws: L


Career Highlights:

MLB Experience: Made his Major League debut, July 31, 2015 at Philadelphia…Threw 1 2/3 scoreless innings on two hits and a walk…Remained in Atlanta for the remainder of the season…Earned five holds…Whiffed four of six Cubs, August 22, 2015 on just 17 total pitches but did give up a tying home run to Addison Russell…Was called up on three separate occasions in 2016…Made his last appearance against the Phils, July 30…Was on the DL for the remainder of the season…Appeared in one game for Arizona during spring training in 2018, allowing a single and a walk in 2/3 of an inning against Cleveland.

2018: Spent the entire season with Lancaster…Stranded 26 of 33 inherited runners…Lefty batters hit only .136 (9-66) off him…Walked 19 batters in his first 17.1 innings but only four in his last 16 IP…Only allowed an earned run in seven of 45 appearances…Went 15 straight scoreless appearances, covering 10.1 innings, June 20-August 7…Did not allow a home run after June 13…Longest outing of the season was 2 1/3 innings against Somerset on August 24…Recorded three strikeouts in an inning three times.

Other: Was with the Braves for four seasons…Made six appearances for Quebec of the Can-Am League in 2017 and was un-scored upon in five of them…Opened 2016 at Class AA Mississippi…Only allowed two runs twice in 34 minor league appearances in 2016, combining for a 2.32 ERA between Mississippi and Class AAA Gwinnett…Jumped from Class A to Class AAA in late June, 2015…Had seven relief appearances of two innings or more at Carolina and did not allow a run in any of them…Won four straight starts, July 11-28, 2014…Threw seven quality starts between July and August 2014…Threw a two-hitter for seven innings against Delmarva, July 23, 2014…Followed that with seven innings and no earned runs against West Virginia five days later…Pitched at Campbell University for four seasons…Was 8-2 for the Big South Northern Division champions.