Brock was selected by the Cubs from the Blue Jays in the minor league portion of the Rule 5 Draft, December 12, 2019 ... has appeared in parts of four major league seasons with the Dodgers (2016-18) and Blue Jays (2019), going 6-3 with one save and a 6.05 ERA (71 ER/105.2 IP) in 46 games (11 starts) ... Is 25-25 with a 3.88 ERA (196 ER/454.2 IP) in 107 minor league games, including 83 starts ... In 2016, was named a Texas League mid-season All-Star and a Baseball America minor league All-Star ... was also named the Dodgers' Branch Rickey Minor League Pitcher of the Year ... Originally selected by the Dodgers in the sixth round of the 2014 draft ... Played collegiately at Illinois State in nearby Normal, Illinois ... was primarily a position player in college, making just 12 pitching appearances ... Graduated from Normal West (Ill.) High School where he was an all-conference and all-state selection as a senior ... set a school record with a .506 average as a junior ... His father, Jeff, is a former baseball coach at Illinois State and currently serves as a pro scout for the Rays.
Brock appeared in 13 major league contests between the Dodgers and Blue Jays, going 4-0 with a 9.82 ERA (28 ER/25.2 IP) ... was claimed off waivers by Toronto, July 31 ... Pitched a career-high 5.1 innings in relief, August 12 vs. Texas ... allowed three runs on five hits ... earned the win in Toronto's 19-4 triumph ... Went 3-0 with a 3.14 ERA (5 ER/14.1 IP) in his first three outings with the Blue Jays from August 7-24 ... Appeared in 19 games between Triple-A Oklahoma City in the Dodgers system and Triple-A Buffalo in the Blue Jays organization ... went 6-8 with a 7.36 ERA (69 ER/84.1 IP).
Appeared in nine games (two starts) in the Majors for the Dodgers, going 0-1 with a 6.11 ERA (12 ER/17.2 IP) and striking out 14 batters against nine walks ... Spent the remainder of the season with the Triple-A Oklahoma City Dodgers making 19 starts with an ERA of 2.99 (32 ER/96.1 IP)… struck out 80 batters against 29 walks while holding hitters to a .232 average ... Was very effective against left-handed batters, holding them to a .184 average in 19 games with Oklahoma City ... Ended the season on the 40-man roster after landing on the 60-day DL with a right oblique strain.
Appeared in 17 games (four starts) over five stints with the Dodgers, collecting one save, posting a 3.41 ERA (13 ER/34.1 IP) and striking out 29 batters against 19 walks in 34.1 innings ... Held hitters to a .226 average and has been effective against hitters from both sides of the plate, limiting righties to a .217 mark and holding lefties to a .236 average ... As a starter he posted a 5.27 ERA (8 ER/13.2 IP) in four starts, while recording a save and posting a 2.18 ERA (5 ER/20.2 IP) in 13 relief appearances ... Picked up his first big league save on June 20 against New York (NL), pitching 3.0 scoreless innings with four strikeouts and a walk ... Made a combined six starts with Single-A Rancho Cucamonga and Triple-A Oklahoma City, going 0-2 with a 4.08 ERA (8 ER/17.2 IP) and struck out 26 batters against four walks in 17.2 innings ... Started the season on the 10-day disabled list (March 30) with right shoulder tendinitis and was transferred to the 60-day DL on May 29…reinstated from the DL on June 7.
Saw his first big league action in five stints with Los Angeles, going 2-2 with a 5.79 ERA (18 ER/28.0 IP), and became the first Dodger since Hideo Nomo in 1995 to begin the year in Single-A and start in a Major League game in the same season...Took the loss in his MLB debut on June 29 at Milwaukee, allowing five runs on eight hits in 5.0 innings, while striking out seven batters in a 7-0 Dodger defeat...Recorded his first big league victory on Sept. 7 against Arizona, allowing just one run on five hits in 5.0 innings of work...Named the Dodgers' Branch Rickey Minor League Pitcher of the Year and to Baseball America's Minor League All-Star Team after combining to go 9-4 with a 1.79 ERA, a .200 opponents' batting average and a 0.88 WHIP in 21 starts at Single-A Rancho Cucamonga, Double-A Tulsa and Triple-A Oklahoma City...In the minors, struck out 129 batters against just 19 walks in a combined 121.0 innings, averaging 9.6 strikeouts per nine innings and posting a 6.79 strikeout-to-walk ratio...In all of minor league baseball, ranked among all qualifying pitchers in WHIP (4th), ERA (6th) and opponents' batting average (15th)...Opened the season with Rancho Cucamonga (two starts) and was named California League Pitcher of the Week for the period ending April 17…promoted to Tulsa on April 15 (10 starts) and was selected to the Texas League mid-season All-Star team, but did not participate in the game due to his promotion to Oklahoma City on June 10…made nine starts for the OKC Dodgers.
Split time between Single-A Great Lakes and Single-A Advanced Rancho Cucamonga, combining to go 4-6 with a 4.46 ERA in 25 games (19 starts)…struck out 103 batters against just 24 walks in a combined 101.0 innings.
In his first professional season, he appeared in 17 games (one start) with Rookie-advanced Ogden, going 3-2 with a 3.41 ERA (13 ER/34.1 IP)…struck out 45 against 17 walks in 34.1 innings.