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Heath Hembree | Relief Pitcher | #37

Team: Boston Red Sox
Age / DOB:  (27) / 1/13/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'4" / 210
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Charleston
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 5 (0) / SF
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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. Jul 23 - 11:49 PM

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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.
Jun 5 - 10:31 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.
May 30 - 4:53 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.
Apr 19 - 2:04 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.
Mar 24 - 8:44 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.
Mar 6 - 5:58 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

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

Hembree was only in the majors for Sunday's game, and he got rocked for six earned runs in 1 1/3 innings of relief against the Orioles. Steven Wright takes his spot.
Mon, Apr 27, 2015 03:18:00 PM

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

Hembree was off to a nice start with Pawtucket, tossing eight scoreless relief innings with 10 strikeouts. He'll work as a middle reliever with the Red Sox.
Sun, Apr 26, 2015 10:39:00 AM

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

Hembree has been up for a couple brief stints with the big club previously but has spent most of the year at Triple-A, putting up a 3.72 ERA with 55 strikeouts over 46 frames. He'll be used in middle relief.
Wed, Sep 17, 2014 01:27:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Ryan Hanigan
2Sandy Leon
1B1Hanley Ramirez
2B1Dustin Pedroia
2Josh Rutledge
SS1Xander Bogaerts
3B1Travis Shaw
2Aaron Hill
3Pablo Sandoval
LF1Brock Holt
2Chris Young
3Blake Swihart
4Bryce Brentz
CF1Jackie Bradley
RF1Mookie Betts
2Michael Martinez
DH1David Ortiz
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1David Price
2Rick Porcello
3Drew Pomeranz
4Steven Wright
5Eduardo Rodriguez
6Sean O'Sullivan
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Craig Kimbrel
2Brad Ziegler
3Koji Uehara
4Junichi Tazawa
5Robbie Ross
6Tommy Layne
7Matt Barnes
8Clay Buchholz
9Joe Kelly
10Carson Smith
11Brandon Workman