Date of Birth: 07/11/1989
Height: 5' 11" Weight: 175 lbs
College Experience: Texas Lutheran University
Resides: Houston, TX
The 2017 season will be Orosey's 6th season in professional baseball, 1st with the X's.
Orosey was acquired by the X’s via a trade with the Lincoln Saltdogs on November 15, 2016. The right hander brings experience to the Explorers pitching staff, pitching five seasons in independent baseball, including the last three seasons in the American Association (Fargo-Moorhead, Wichita, and Lincoln). Last season for the Saltdogs, Orosey had a 4-3 record, tossing 43.1 innings while appearing in a career high 40 games, striking out 49 batters to just 15 walks. Orosey started his professional career in 2012 pitching for the Alpine Cowboys in the Pecos League, earning a 4-1 record in 7 starts, while accumulating 44 strikeouts to just 7 walks in 43.2 innings pitched. Orosey has also pitched in the United Baseball League and Frontier League in his career.
Prior to beginning his professional career, Orosey enjoyed a stellar collegiate career at Texas Lutheran University where he still holds American Southwest Conference records in career wins (32) and career strikeouts (332). Orosey earned All-American honors in each of his first two seasons after going 10-1 in each of those seasons for the Bulldogs, including tossing a no hitter in 2010. For his collegiate career, Orosey owned a record of 32-6 with an impressive 2.86 ERA, tossing 13 complete games (3 shutouts), racking up 332 strikeouts to just 86 walks.