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Mike is 8-11 with a 3.51 ERA (74 ER/190.0 IP) in 65 career games, including 23 starts, with Seattle (2015-16) and the Cubs ... is in his 10th pro season since being selected in the first round (36th overall) of the 2008 draft by Kansas City ... Recorded the final out of the 2016 World Series, inducing a groundout after entering with the tying run on base in the 10th inning ... marked his first-career save in the regular season or postseason ... Has gone 3-4 with a 2.10 ERA (15 ER/64.1 IP) in 42 appearances out of the bullpen, compared to 5-7 with a 4.23 ERA (59 ER/125.2 IP) in 23 career starts ... Originally drafted by Kansas City, he was acquired by Tampa Bay, December 9, 2012, in a seven-player trade along with INF Patrick Leonard, OF Wil Myers and RHP Jake Odorizzi for RHP Wade Davis, RHP James Shields and INF Elliot Johnson ... was dealt to Seattle, March 31, 2015 for RHP Erasmo Ramirez ... Was acquired by the Cubs from Seattle, July 20, 2016, with RHP Jordan Pries for INF Dan Vogelbach and RHP Paul Blackburn ... Made his major league debut, June 2, 2015, with Seattle vs. the Yankees … pitched exclusively as a starter in 2015, going 4-6 with a 4.60 ERA (46 ER/90.0 IP) in 16 games ... Has gone 46-50 with a 4.26 ERA (405 ER/854.2 IP) in 166 minor league games (161 starts) across eight minor league seasons ... Attended Hart High School in Newhall, California and was committed to play at Cal State Fullerton before signing with Kansas City … played on the same high school team as Indians RHP Trevor Bauer.

*Courtesy Cubs.com

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