Cameron Rock Bedrosian (pronounced beh-DROHZ-ian)… 2010 graduate of East Coweta High School (GA)… His father, Steve, pitched 14 seasons with the Phillies, Braves, Giants and Twins, winning the 1987 Cy Young Award with the Phillies… Hobbies: Hunting, fishing, conservation, house flipping, playing video games and Olympic weightlifting… Signed by: Chris McAlpin.
Attended ML spring training with CIN after being signed to a minor league contract in February...Made CIN’s Opening Day roster...Was designated for assignment on 4/17 and signed to a minor league contract by OAK on 4/26...Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA), had his contract selected on 5/21 and was designated for assignment on 6/29...Signed by the Phillies to a minor league contract on 7/7 and was assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)...Had his contract selected on 9/1 and made his Phillies debut on 9/3 at MIA...Bedrosian and his father, Steve, joined the Amaros (Ruben Sr. & Jr.) and Leiters (Mark Sr. & Jr.) as the only father/son combos to play for Philadelphia, and the only father/son combo ever to play for one team with one of the two being a Cy Young Award winner...In 16 ML appearances, 5/24-9/19, had a 2.12 ERA (4 ER, 17.0 IP) and stranded six of seven inherited runners...Held opponents to a .211 AVG (8-38) in his 11 appearances with the Phillies...Allowed a hit to Ke’Bryan Hayes on 9/25 vs PIT – Cam’s father, Steve, was traded for Ke’Bryan’s father, Charlie, in 1989.
In August missed 25 games while on the injured list with a right adductor strain... Became a free agent following the season... On 2/16/21, the day before pitchers and catchers reported to Goodyear for physical examinations, was signed by the Reds to a minor league contract and invited to 2021 Major League spring training camp.
In sixth season with Angels, set career high with 64 strikeouts across 59 appearances... Held lefties to a .172 average (20/116), which ranked eighth in Majors and fifth in American League... Became sixth pitcher in Angels history to make 15+ relief appearances in at least six consecutive seasons, joining Troy Percival (10), Scot Shields (9), Kevin Jepsen (6), Francisco Rodriguez (6) and Mike Holtz (6)... Pitched to a 1.60 ERA (33.2 IP - 11 ER) during 33-game span from April 17 - July 3... Earned only save of the season June 13 at Tampa Bay (1 IP, 1 H, 2 SO)... Made seven starts as an Opener and was unscored upon in five of the seven appearances...With starts June 3 at Chicago (N.L.) and June 5 vs. Oakland, became first Angels pitcher to start two games in a three-day span since C.J. Wilson started back-to-back days May 11-12, 2012 at Texas... Missed final 27 games of season on injured list with a right forearm strain.
Established new career highs in games (71), innings pitched (64) and strikeouts (57) for fifth consecutive season with Angels... Stranded 21 of 28 inherited runners... Stranded rate of 75% was best in career... Recorded only save of season Apr. 24 at HOU with 1.1 scoreless innings... Marked third save of four-or-more outs in career... Established franchise record for a right-handed pitcher with 46 appearances prior to All-Star Break (previous was 45 by Francisco Rodriguez in 2008)... Allowed just one earned run during 18 game stretch from June 1- July 11 and had a 0.49 ERA (18.1 IP - 1 ER) in that span...Was not charged with an earned run in 12 straight appearances from June 15 - July 11... Was 3-0 with a 2.43 ERA (37 IP - 10 ER) across 36 appearances at Angel Stadium, compared with a 2-4 record and 5.67 ERA (27 IP - 17 ER) on the road.
Set career highs in wins (6), saves (6), games (48), innings pitched (44.2) and strikeouts (53) for Angels ... Matched single game career-high in innings pitched (2) and recorded first career six-out save on Apr. 18 at Houston ... Opened the year as the closer and tossed 6.2 scoreless innings across first six appearances...Converted three of four save opportunities in that span, before suffering injury on Apr. 21 vs. Toronto ... Missed 53 games on disabled list from Apr. 22-June 17 with a right groin strain...Appeared in four games (one start) with Adv.-A Inland Empire on rehab assignment and allowed three runs in 3.2 innings pitched with seven strikeouts ... Did not allow an earned run in 12 games (11.2 IP) from July 30-Aug. 25, while going 1-0 and converting all three save opportunities ... Held opposing hitters to a .158 (3/19) batting average against with two outs and runners in scoring position ... Was Angels losing pitcher in back-to-back appearances on July 14 and July 18 after previously not taking a loss since June 19, 2014 at Cleveland.
Set career-highs in games (45), innings pitched (40.1) and strikeouts with career-best 1.12 ERA (40.1 IP - 5 ER) for Angels...Earned fi rst career save on Aug. 2 vs. Oakland aft er striking out all three batt ers faced...His 0.47 road ERA (19 IP - 1 ER) led Majors (min. 15 IP) and established new Angels single-season record...Had streak of 25 consecuti ve appearances without being charged with a run from June 3 - Aug. 2...Marked longest such streak of carer and fourth longest in Angels history...Collected career-high fi ve strikeouts on May 2 at Milwaukee...Recorded 15 of 18 outs via strikeout during six game scoreless stretch from July 19 - Aug. 2...Had 14 game (12.1 IP) streak without allowing an earned run from Apr. 8-May 22...Missed fi nal 54 games of season aft er being placed on disabled list Aug. 9 (retro to Aug. 4) with right middle fi nger fl exor tenditi s)...Underwent embolectomy on right arm in September to remove blood clot.
Pitched in 34 games across four stints with Angels, compiling a 1-0 record and 5.40 ERA (33.1 IP - 20 ER) with 34 strikeouts and 19 walks. Began season with Triple-A Salt Lake...Tossed eight scoreless innings across first four outings of year and received first Major League promotion of year April 21. Across four stints with Salt Lake, pitched to a 1-1 record and 2.78 ERA (35.2 IP - 11 ER) with three saves, 42 strikeouts and 14 walks. Started big league season with 8.2 scoreless innings pitched at home across his first seven outings at Angel Stadium. Earned first win of Major League career August 5 vs. Cleveland aft er tossing a perfect ninth inning...Angels rallied for three runs in bottom of ninth inning to win...Taylor Featherston scored on wild pitch for walk-off victory. Stranded 15 of 23 inherited runners on the season. Entered season ranked as Angels #3 prospect according to Baseball America.
Appeared in 17 games across five stints with Angels in first Major League season and pitched to an 0-1 record with a 6.52 ERA (19.1 IP - 14 ER)...Opened season with Adv.-A Inland Empire and did not allow a run in five appearances (5.2 IP) before being promoted to Double-A Arkansas April 17...Went 0-0 with one save in his five games with 66ers...Allowed just one hit and two walks while striking out 15...Pitched in 30 games across three stints with Arkansas and went 1-0 with 15 saves and a 1.11 ERA (32.1 IP - 4 ER) while recording 57 strikeouts and 10 walks...His 15 saves ranked tied for fifth in the Texas League...Did not allow a run in 16 of last 17 outings with Arkansas...Appeared in eight games across two stints with Triple-A Salt Lake...Pitched to a 1-1 record with two saves and a 7.71 ERA (7 IP - 6 ER)...Did not allow a run in six of eight appearances with Bees...Made Major League debut June 3 at Houston...Tossed one scoreless inning and struck out first batter faced (Jonathan Villar)...Did not allow a run in each of first six home games to start Major League career (8 IP)...Entered year ranked by Baseball America as Angels #10 prospect.