Ehren Josef Wassermann was born on December 6, 1980, in Sylacauga, Alabama. He is a right-handed, sidearm pitcher, currenly playing for the Chicago White Sox.
Ehren is 6’ 0”, weighs 185 pounds, and bats and throws right.
CollegeEhren attended Jefferson Davis Community College, then transferred to Samford University in Homewood, Alabama.
In his junior year, hehad a 4.04 ERA as a starter. He led the staff in appearances (25), innings pitched (91.1), and saves (3), and was second in ERA and strikeouts (65).
Minor LeaguesEhren was signed as an undrafted free agent in 2003, after attending a tryout camp for the White Sox.
That same year, he started his minor league career with the Bristol White Sox.
2003 - Bristol White Sox in the Appalachian League, and then the Kannapolis Intimidators in the South Atlantic League.2004 - Winston-Salem Warthogs in the Carolina League 2005 - Winston-Salem Warthogs in the Carolina League , and then the Birmingham Barons in the Southern League.2006 - Birmingham Barons in the Southern League2007 - Charlotte Knights in the International League
Ehren made his MLB debut with the White Sox on July 20, 2007, against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. He faced two batters and retired them both.
He soon returned to the minors, but was recalled to the White Sox during the 2008 season in April. He compiled a 14.85 ERA in 11 appearances with the White Sox from April 27-June 3.
When Scott Linebrink went on the DL on July 28 and Ehren was recalled to the majors.