#254 Steve Cishek, Pitcher
Born: June 18, 1986
Birthplace: Falmouth, MA
High School: Falmouth HS (Falmouth, MA)
College: Carson-Newman College (Jefferson City, TN)
W-L Record: 15-14
The picture featured on Steve Cishek’s 2015 Topps Series 1 card was taken on June 4th, 2014, in a game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. He pitched one inning, giving up one run and earned his 13th save of the season.
Cishek was drafted by the Florida Marlins (now Miami Marlins) in the fifth round of the 2007 Major League Baseball Draft, 166th overall. He made his major league debut on September 26, 2010 against the Milwaukee Brewers, pitching two innings in the 7-1 loss.
In 2013, Cishek became the Marlins full-time closer, converting 34 of 36 save opportunities, with a 2.33 ERA. Last season he converted 39 of 43 save opportunities, with a 3.17 ERA. His 39 saves in 2104 tied him for eighth in the major leagues.
Steve Cishek Topps Flagship Cardography