Married (Jessica - Dec. 6, 2014). Graduated from Bishop Kelly High School (Boise, ID). Ranked No. 2 among Idaho/Montana's top 30 players in High School class of 2007 by Baseball Northwest. Earned Pitcher of the Year honors twice as well as Gatorade Player of the Year. Was 8-2 with 124 strikeouts as a senior, just a year after going 9-1 with 110 Ks. Was a superstar athlete in HS, earning Most Athletic at Bishop Kelly High. Lettered three years in baseball (pitcher and center field), two in football (linebacker) and one in basketball. Turning point in his baseball life: At Oregon State, he had ulnar nerve surgery his sophomore year then Tommy John surgery as a junior. He missed the whole season. Osich attended every practice and game, turning himself into a student of the game. He found himself mentoring and advising younger players, becoming a kind of junior coach. Despite his injury, the Angels drafted him in the seventh round in 2010, but he returned to OSU for his senior year in 2011 as a starting pitcher. He finished rehabbing his arm in February of that year and threw a no-hitter against UCLA in April, striking out 13. Then had shoulder issues. Graduated in four years and earned a degree in sociology with a focus on criminal justice. His bad luck with injuries followed him into the minor leagues - Ulnar-nerve surgery, 2009, 2010 Tommy John (surgery), 2011 torn sub-scapula muscle in shoulder, 2012 impingement, 2013 radial-nerve injury, 2014 another impingement. Involved with the following organizations: Navy Seal Foundation and MLB Buses for Baseball.
Went 3-2 with a 6.23 ERA (30er, 43.1ip) in 54 games with San Francisco...Was recalled May 2 after starting the season with triple-A, going 1-1 with a 7.71 ERA in nine games...His 6.23 ERA ranked as the third-highest figure among relievers in the NL (min. 40.0ip)...His 43.1 innings pitched were a career-high.
Posted a 1-3 record with a 4.71 ERA (19er, 36.1ip) over 59 appearances. Held opponents scoreless in 19 of his first 21 outings, posting a 1.84 ERA (3er, 14.2ip). Allowed just two of his 43 inherited runners to score (4.7%), which was the best figure in the Majors. Held left-handed batters to a .156 average (12- for-77 with five walks and 18 strikeouts. Struggled over his final eight games, posting a 9.64 ERA and a .300 opponents average against. Missed 35 games in late July and August with a left forearm strain...was reinstated from the DL on Sept. 1.
Made his Major League debut in July and was recalled once more in August before sticking with the big league club for the rest of the season...went 2-0 with a 2.20 ERA in 35 relief appearances with SF...struck out 27 batters in 28.2 innings....Made his big league debut July 3 at Washington, tossing a scoreless 8th inning with two walks....Was credited with his first big league win July 11 vs. Philadelphia after recording one out in the 6th inning of an 8-5 win....Was optioned to AAA July 22 as LHP Jeremy Affeldt was reinstated off DL...was recalled Aug. 7, replacing RHP Mike Leake....Combined to go 0-1 with a 1.32 ERA (6er, 41.0ip) in 38 relief outings with double-A (31 appearances) and triple-A (seven).
Appeared in just 28 games with double-A Richmond due to a shoulder impingement.
Split the season between Class A Advanced San Jose and double-A Richmond...was an All-Star closer for San Jose, going 3-1 with a 2.45 ERA and 12 saves in 34 appearances. Had a radial-nerve injury.
Had a shoulder impingement that limited him to just 27 games with Class A Advanced San Jose.