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Heath Hembree | Relief Pitcher | #37

Team: Boston Red Sox
Age / DOB:  (28) / 1/13/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'4" / 220
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Charleston
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 5 (0) / SF
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Red Sox recalled RHP Heath Hembree from Triple-A Pawtucket.
Hembree owns a cool 2.40 ERA in 30 appearances this season out of the Boston bullpen. He'll work in mid-relief. Mon, Sep 5, 2016 11:30:00 AM

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Red Sox optioned RHP Heath Hembree to Triple-A Pawtucket.

He's posted a 2.40 ERA and 1.40 WHIP over 30 relief appearances for the Red Sox this season. Hembree will return when rosters expand.
Fri, Aug 26, 2016 12:11:00 PM

Red Sox recalled RHP Heath Hembree from Triple-A Pawtucket.

Hembree has a 2.41 ERA in 37 1/3 innings this season, though his peripherals aren't as impressive. The 27-year-old right-hander will pitch in middle relief for Boston.
Mon, Aug 15, 2016 10:45:00 AM

Red Sox optioned RHP Heath Hembree to Triple-A Pawtucket.

Hembree got lit up by the Twins on Saturday, continuing an ugly July. He still has a cool 2.41 ERA overall, however, and shouldn't be down for too long. Joe Kelly is probably going to replace him on Sunday.
Sat, Jul 23, 2016 11:49:00 PM

Red Sox recalled RHP Heath Hembree from Triple-A Pawtucket.

Hembree owns a 2.14 ERA and 18/5 K/BB ratio over 21 innings this season with the major league club. He'll be used in middle relief.
Sun, Jun 5, 2016 10:31:00 AM

Red Sox optioned RHP Heath Hembree to Triple-A Pawtucket.

The move clears a spot for Eduardo Rodriguez to make his long-awaited season debut on Tuesday. Hembree owns a 2.14 ERA and 18/5 K/BB ratio over 21 innings this season and should be back eventually.
Mon, May 30, 2016 04:53:00 PM

Red Sox recalled RHP Heath Hembree from Triple-A Pawtucket.

Hembree was off to a strong start in Triple-A this season, allowing just two hits over five scoreless innings to go along with nine strikeouts and no walks. He'll pitch in middle relief.
Tue, Apr 19, 2016 02:04:00 PM

Red Sox optioned RHP Heath Hembree to Triple-A Pawtucket.

Hembree was in consideration for a major league bullpen spot this spring, but he yielded five earned runs on five walks and five hits over eight innings in the Grapefruit League. The right-hander will try to iron some things out at the Triple-A level. He'll operate as organizational relief depth this year for Boston.
Thu, Mar 24, 2016 08:44:00 AM

Heath Hembree struck out four in two scoreless innings out of the pen Sunday against the Orioles.

It seems like Hembree has been a relief prospect for ever, but he still has one more option year left, unfortunately for him. It probably means he'll head back to Triple-A Pawtucket to begin this year, even though he's impressed early by striking out six and allowing just one hit over three innings.
Sun, Mar 6, 2016 05:58:00 PM

Red Sox recalled RHP Heath Hembree from Triple-A Pawtucket.

Hembree has allowed six earned runs in 6 1/3 innings this season with Boston. He'll pitch in mid-relief.
Mon, Aug 17, 2015 03:51:00 PM

Red Sox activated RHP Heath Hembree from the 15-day disabled list, optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket.

Hembree posted an 8.53 ERA and 1.58 WHIP over his 6 1/3 innings with the big league club. Once he gets back on track at Triple-A, he should get another opportunity with the Red Sox later in the season.
Sat, Jul 25, 2015 04:01:00 PM

Red Sox placed RHP Heath Hembree on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 15, with right shoulder soreness.

Hembree has logged four scoreless innings during his most recent stint with the team, but he'll now get some extended rest. The Red Sox have called up Travis Shaw to take his place on the roster.
Thu, Jun 18, 2015 04:29:00 PM

Red Sox recalled RHP Heath Hembree from Triple-A Pawtucket.

Hembree's being called up temporarily with Craig Breslow hitting the paternity leave list. In just over two innings this season, Hembree has allowed six runs. He's not likely to be up for long.
Fri, Jun 12, 2015 05:00:00 PM

Red Sox optioned RHP Heath Hembree to Triple-A Pawtucket.

The move clears a spot for Thursday's starter, Eduardo Rodriguez, on the active roster. Hembree has appeared in two games with the Red Sox this season.
Thu, May 28, 2015 04:06:00 PM

Red Sox recalled RHP Heath Hembree from Triple-A Pawtucket.

Hembree last pitched in the majors on April 26, giving up six runs in only 1 1/3 innings versus Baltimore. In 14 games for Pawtucket, Hembree is 0-2 with five saves and a 1.08 ERA. Robbie Ross was sent down to Triple-A to make room for Hembree.
Sat, May 23, 2015 04:28:00 PM

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PosRoleName
C1Sandy Leon
2Christian Vazquez
1B1Mitch Moreland
2Sam Travis
2B1Dustin Pedroia
2Deven Marrero
SS1Xander Bogaerts
2Tzu-Wei Lin
3B1Pablo Sandoval
2Marco Hernandez
3Josh Rutledge
LF1Andrew Benintendi
2Chris Young
3Brock Holt
CF1Jackie Bradley
RF1Mookie Betts
DH1Hanley Ramirez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Chris Sale
2David Price
3Rick Porcello
4Drew Pomeranz
5Steven Wright
6Eduardo Rodriguez
7Roenis Elias
8Brian Johnson
9Doug Fister
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Craig Kimbrel
2Tyler Thornburg
3Joe Kelly
4Robby Scott
5Fernando Abad
6Matt Barnes
7Carson Smith
8Heath Hembree
9Robbie Ross
10Blaine Boyer