Zechry John Zinicola... Attended Arlington High School in Riverside California and Arizona State University...
Tabbed as having the best slider in the Nationals system entering the 2007 season by Baseball America.2009Began the season with Harrisburg (AA) in the Eastern League, where he picked up five saves in 17
games before being promoted to Syracuse (AAA) in the International League...Allowed earned runs in only two
of his 17 outings for Harrisburg...Finished the season with Syracuse making 26 relief appearances... International League
hitters batted .348, however cut his walk rate to 2.70 per nine innings... Had three outings where he allowed four runs,
however did not allow a run in 14 of his 26 outings.2008Pitched at three levels, moving from Potomac (A) to Harrisburg (AA), then getting his first taste of AAA ball at Columbus...
Overall was 8-5 with a 4.80 ERA in 47 games... Fanned 50 batters, while walking 33 in his 65.2 innings of work.2007Spent the entire season at Harrisburg (AA) in the Eastern League... Made 42 appearances, all in relief holding
Easter League hitters to a .248 average... Pitched two or more innings in 12 of his 42 outings... Walked a career high 36
in 57.2 innings.2006Began the season with Vermont (Low-A) in the New York Penn League, where he posted four saves in nine scoreless
innings... Was promotoed to Potomac (A) in the Carolina League recording three more saves and posting a 1.98 ERA...
Moved up to Harrisburg (AA) to finish the season, adding five more saves... Earned Nationals Pitcher-of-the-Year honours.