He had stretched back out in a starting role in Gwinnett, going 4-3 with a 4.39 ERA in 10 games. He went seven innings allowing one run in his most recent start Monday with Gwinnett. With his next start falling on Saturday, he had hoped he might get the call-up for the doubleheader.
“I was hoping for it because my start day fell on the doubleheader day,” Schlosser said. “It’s still nice to hear it though.”
Schlosser said he has been working on honing his change-up, a pitch that will help him against left-handers at the major league level.
“I think I figured some things out with it,” Schlosser said. “It’s been a little better lately. I’ve just got to keep going with it. I was trying to throw it a little too hard and it didn’t have as much depth to it. Instead of trying to make it do stuff, I just kind of let it happen naturally.”