Wassermann will be entering his ninth season of professional baseball. He spent the 2010 campaign with Triple-A Lehigh Valley in the Philadelphia Phillies organization, appearing in 18 games and striking out 12 batters in 26 innings. The right-handed submariner pitched for Triple-A Charlotte in the Chicago White Sox organization the previous three seasons, compiling a record of 12-7 with a 2.54 ERA and 13 saves.
The Alabama native reached the Major Leagues with the White Sox in 2007, posting a 1-1 record with a 2.74 ERA in 33 games. Wassermann also pitched for the White Sox in 2008, appearing in 24 games. The 30-year-old’s best overall season came in 2005, when he combined to post a 6-2 record with a 1.61 ERA and a league-leading 20 saves in 56 games with Single-A Winston-Salem and Double-A Birmingham. A graduate of Samford University, Wassermann was originally signed as an amateur free agent by the White Sox in 2003.