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Former Blue Raider signs minor league with Colorado Rockies

Mitchell Osnowitz

By Charles Balcom

COLUMBIA, KY - Former Lindsey Wilson baseball student-athlete Mitchell Osnowitz recently signed a minor league contract with the Colorado Rockies.

Osnowitz was the subject of a recent Purple Row article, the SB Nation affiliate responsible for covering the Colorado Rockies organization. In the feature, Osnowitz describes his journey after his time as a Blue Raider, transitioning from a position player and hitter into a role as a pitcher.


You can read the article here,here

During his two seasons at Lindsey Wilson, Osnowitz started 117 out of 118 games, maintaining a .344 batting average with 77 RBIs and 18 home runs as a position player. He earned NAIA Second Team All-American honors his senior season, becoming the first Blue Raider NAIA team selection in over a decade.

While Osnowitz played primarily as an infielder, the right hander also made seven pitching appearances during his Lindsey Wilson career, tossing nine and 1/3 innings with 10 strikeouts and a perfect 2-0 record.

Following his playing days at Lindsey Wilson, Osnowitz signed a free agent contract with the Gulf Coast League Braves, a minor-league affiliate of the Atlanta Braves based in Orlando, Florida.

He made 36 mound appearances for the Braves, all in relief, pitching at the rookie and low-A ball levels. Osnowitz finished with a 2-2 record in 50 and 1/3 innings, with a 5.72 earned run average while averaging 8.8 strikeouts per nine innings in his two seasons in the Gulf Coast League.

Charles Balcom is Assistant Sports Information Director at Lindsey Wilson College


This story was posted on 2016-03-16 07:52:53
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