From BR Bullpen
Michael Frederick Gosling
- Bats Left, Throws Left
- Height 6' 0", Weight 210 lb.
- School Stanford University
- High School East High School (Salt Lake City)
- Debut September 9, 2004
- Final Game October 3, 2009
- Born September 23, 1980 in Madison, WI USA
 Biographical Information
Mike Gosling struck out 6 batters in one inning in a high school game in 1998. His regular catcher was injured, and the sub let two curveballs reach the backstop, and threw past the firstbaseman on another blocked third strike. (1999 Almanac)
Gosling was drafted in the 14th round of the 1998 amateur draft by the Minnesota Twins, but continued on to college. A star at Stanford University, he was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 2nd round of the 2001 amateur draft. He was signed by scout Charles Scott and made his pro debut the next summer at AA El Paso.
Gosling has had major league cups of coffee in 2004-06. There was some thought that he might make the Cincinnati Reds team to start the 2007 season, but he was sent to the Louisville Bats, where he posted a 2.25 ERA in his first three outings of their season.