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Rob made his major league debut in 2016, his fourth year in the Cubs organization ... was drafted in the second round of the 2013 draft and became the first Cubs pitcher drafted under Theo Epstein to make the majors ... Went 1-0 with a 1.13 ERA (2 ER/16.0 IP) in eight games (one start) in his debut season with the Cubs ... made his major league debut, August 19 at Colorado, tossing a scoreless inning of relief ... Became the 21st Canadian-born player to appear in a regular season game for the Cubs ... became the ninth Canadian-born pitcher to start for the Cubs, and the first since Ryan Dempster ... His last name of Zastryzny is last alphabetically among pitchers to start a game for the Cubs ... Has gone 17-16 with a 4.60 ERA (171 ER/334.1 IP) in 73 minor league contests, all but five as a starter ... began his career with Single-A Boise and has appeared at every level of the Cubs organization ... Drafted in second round of the 2013 Draft out of the University of Missouri ... recorded 82 strikeouts in 90.2 innings in his final season in 2013 ... recorded 228 strikeouts at Missouri, tied for eighth-most in school history ... Graduated from Calallen (Texas) High School ... was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

*Courtesy Cubs.com

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