August 20, 2010: Tonight's Starting Pitcher

RHP MAVERICK LASKER: Selected by Milwaukee in the 5th round of the 2008 draft out of Sandra Day O’Connor High School in Phoenix, Arizona.

LAST SEASON: Lasker went 5-1 with a 3.26 ERA in 13 games (one start) for the Arizona League affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers. He was a late season addition to the Timber Rattlers roster and Lasker went 1-1 in a pair of Midwest League starts.

PRO CAREER DELAYED: Lasker did not pitch professionally in 2008. He was placed on the disabled list of the Arizona League affiliate of the Brewers in July and was not activated until September.

WHERE EAGLES DARE: Lasker’s team made it to the Arizona State Baseball Championship Game for Class 4A-I.

SAYING NO TO SAN DIEGO: Lasker turned down a scholarship offer to play college baseball at San Diego State University.

PRO DEBUT: Lasker made his first appearance as a professional as a reliever for the Arizona League Brewers on June 27, 2009 against the Angels. He pitched two innings, allowed two runs on two hits, walked two and struck out one in his relief appearance.

MAULING THE COUGARS: Lasker made his Midwest League debut on August 31, 2009 at Kane County. He pitched seven scoreless innings and picked up the win. Lasker allowed four hits, walked two, and struck out three.

RANKING: Baseball America lists Lasker as the #30 prospect in the Milwaukee Brewers organization.

LAST START: Lasker beat Peoria on August 3 at Time Warner Cable Field. He allowed one unearned run on three hits over seven innings. Lasker walked one and struck out three in a 5-1 Rattlers victory.

LAST APPEARANCE: Lasker made a relief appearance at Quad Cities on August 12. He allowed four runs on four hit over 2-1/3 innings. Lasker was not involved in the decision, a 7-6 Rattlers win.

VS. BELOIT: Lasker has faced Beloit four times (two as a starter) this season. He is 1-1 with a 5.52 ERA and nine strikeouts over 14-2/3 innings. Lasker has allowed nine runs on 15 hits and five walks in those 14-2/3 innings against the Snappers this season.

INNINGS PITCHED: 9.0 (6/29/10 v. Quad Cities)
STRIKEOUTS: 10 (8/11/09 @AZL Athletics)

............2010 DAY-BY-DAY
4/13..CLI*.......5.0 3 1.1..2..5..1.80
4/18..@QC*..Loss 5.0 7 4.3..0..3..3.60
4/23..BEL*..Loss 4.0 6 6.6..3..3..6.43
5/1+..@BEL.......2.0 1 0.0..0..0..5.63
5/5...QC*........4.2 4 2.2..6..6..5.23
5/11^.@QC*..Win..5.0 2 2.2..4..6..4.91
5/16..BEL...Win..2.0 2 0 0..0..1..4.55
5/22..BUR........2.0 1 0 0..0..2..4.25
5/29..@CR*..Loss 5.0 6 4 4..1..1..4.67
6/3...@FW* .Win..5.2 5 3 1..3..5..4.24
6/9^..BG*........4.2 4 1 0..2..2..3.80
6/15..@CLI*.Win..7.0 5 1 1..0..6..3.46
6/20..@KC...Win..4.0 3 0 0..0..3..3.21
6/29..QC*........9.0 4 3 1..1..8..2.91
7/3...@CR*.......3.1 7 4 4..2..1..3.29
7/9...@BEL*......6.2 6 3 3..2..5..3.36
7/21..@WMI Win...7.0 4 1 1..0..2..3.18
..@PEO Loss..5.0 5 5 5..3..4..3.52
...PEO* Win...7.0 3 1 0..1..3..3.26
..QC.........2.1 4 4 4..1..1..3.55

+-Game two of a doubleheader
^-Game one of a doubleheader

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