The Mets have called up Robert Gsellman from the Las Vegas 51s, making him the 61st member of the Brooklyn Cyclones to make it to the Major Leagues. Gsellman was called up to fill the spot of Steven Matz, who was placed on the 15-Day DL.
Gsellman is currently ranked 14th on the Mets MLB.Com Top Prospect List.
Gsellman was drafted by the New York Mets in the 13th round of the 2011 MLB Draft from Westchester HS in Los Angeles, CA. He was assigned to the GCL Mets for 2011, before moving up to Kingsport in 2012.
In early 2013, Gsellman spent a combined 7 games with the Savannah Sand Gnats & St. Lucie Mets, filling in when the teams had injuries and needed pitchers.
He was assigned to Brooklyn at the start of the New York – Penn League season. In 12 games with Brooklyn, Gsellman went 3-3 with an ERA of 2.06, striking out 64 of the batters he faced.
Gsellman moved up to Savannah in 2014 and split 2015 in between the St. Lucie & Binghamton Mets. Gsellman began 2016 in Binghamton before moving up to Las Vegas 51, where he is 1-5 with an ERA of 6.47 in 9 games.
On his Minor League Career, Gsellman is 34-31 with an ERA of 3.11 in 101 games, 89 starts. He struck out 390 batters in 539 innings pitched.
Robert Gsellman will be the 61st member of the Brooklyn Cyclones to play in the Major Leagues. He will be the 41st to make his debut with the New York Mets and 42nd to play for the Mets.