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Michael Roth | Relief Pitcher | #46

Team: San Francisco Giants
Age / DOB:  (27) / 2/15/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 210
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: South Carolina
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 9 (0) / LAA
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Giants signed LHP Michael Roth to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Roth spent nearly all of 2016 at Triple-A in the Rangers organization, holding a 2.97 ERA over 145 1/3 innings. He'll probably begin 2017 in Triple-A Sacramento's rotation. Fri, Nov 18, 2016 11:13:00 AM

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Rangers designated LHP Michael Roth for assignment.

The move clears a spot for Colby Lewis' return. It's the second time this season that Roth has been removed from the 40-man roster.
Sun, Sep 11, 2016 12:37:00 PM

Rangers sent LHP Michael Roth outright to Triple-A Round Rock.

Roth provided the fireworks in 3 2/3 innings of work against the Red Sox on the Fourth of July, surrendering six runs on 10 hits in that limited space. He will return to Triple-A to serve as minor league depth until the Rangers call on him once more.
Wed, Jul 6, 2016 06:26:00 PM

Rangers purchased the contract of LHP Michael Roth from Triple-A Round Rock.

Roth earned a spot on the 40-man roster by posting a 2.66 ERA while splitting time between starting and relieving for Round Rock. He'll work in long relief.
Sun, Jul 3, 2016 11:43:00 AM

Rangers signed LHP Michael Roth to a minor league contract.

He did not receive an invitation to spring training. Roth, 26, spent all of last season at Triple-A with the Indians, posting a 4.85 ERA across 124 1/3 innings. The left-hander will likely be part of the Triple-A Round Rock rotation.
Sun, Feb 21, 2016 11:52:00 AM

Indians sent LHP Michael Roth outright to Triple-A Columbus.

He has accepted the assignment rather than declare free agency. Roth, 25, owns a 7.79 career big league ERA.
Fri, Aug 7, 2015 05:26:00 PM

Indians designated LHP Michael Roth for assignment.

The move opens a roster spot for reliever Deolis Guerra, who was claimed off waivers from the Pirates on Wednesday. Roth, 25, owns a brutal 7.79 career big league ERA.
Wed, Aug 5, 2015 04:53:00 PM

Indians optioned LHP Michael Roth to Triple-A Columbus.

Roth was up for nearly a week but didn't make an appearance. Kyle Crockett has assumed his spot in the bullpen.
Mon, Aug 3, 2015 06:44:00 PM

Indians purchased the contract of LHP Michael Roth from Triple-A Columbus.

Roth, who previously pitched in the majors with the Angels, had a 4.19 ERA and 70/37 K/BB ratio in 114 2/3 innings this season in Triple-A. The 25-year-old southpaw will provide some bullpen depth for Cleveland.
Tue, Jul 28, 2015 03:13:00 PM

Indians reassigned LHP Michael Roth, SS Francisco Lindor, C Adam Moore, RHP Dustin Molleken, INF Destin Hood, and RHP Bryan Price to minor league camp.

Roth pitched pretty well this spring, but he was never really in the running for an Opening Day bullpen spot. He'll be emergency lefty relief depth for the Tribe.
Thu, Mar 26, 2015 12:31:00 PM

Indians signed LHP Michael Roth to a minor league contract.

No official word from the team yet, but he'll presumably receive an invitation to spring training. Roth elected free agency after being designated for assignment by the Angels in Novemeber. The 24-year-old owns a 7.79 ERA and 1.70 WHIP in 32 1/3 career major league innings.
Tue, Jan 6, 2015 12:51:00 PM

Michael Roth has elected to become a free agent.

Roth was designated for assignment last week but had the option to test the open market and took it. The 24-year-old left-hander has a rough 7.79 ERA and 1.70 WHIP in 32 1/3 career major league innings.
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 06:01:00 PM

Angels designated LHP Michael Roth for assignment.

Teams have been moving and shaking today in order to prepare for the Rule-5 draft. Roth was a victim of this. He's a non-prospect.
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 04:33:00 PM

Angels recalled LHP Michael Roth from Double-A Arkansas.

Roth owns a shiny 2.62 ERA in 140 2/3 innings (22 starts) this year at Double-A, but he has struggled in a relief role at the big league level and holds no fantasy value.
Sat, Aug 30, 2014 05:19:00 PM

Angels optioned LHP Michael Roth to Double-A Arkansas.

The Angels needed a fresh arm after Roth threw 4 2/3 relief innings on Saturday. Fernando Salas and Cam Bedrosian have joined the bullpen.
Sun, Aug 3, 2014 11:03:00 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Buster Posey
2Nick Hundley
3Trevor Brown
1B1Brandon Belt
2Michael Morse
2B1Joe Panik
2Kelby Tomlinson
3Aaron Hill
SS1Brandon Crawford
2Jimmy Rollins
3Orlando Calixte
3B1Eduardo Nunez
2Conor Gillaspie
3Gordon Beckham
4Jae-gyun Hwang
5Miguel Gomez
LF1Jarrett Parker
2Mac Williamson
3Justin Ruggiano
CF1Denard Span
2Gorkys Hernandez
3Slade Heathcott
RF1Hunter Pence
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Madison Bumgarner
2Johnny Cueto
3Jeff Samardzija
4Matt Moore
5Matt Cain
6Albert Suarez
7Ty Blach
8Chase Johnson
9Daniel Slania
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Mark Melancon
2Hunter Strickland
3Will Smith
4Derek Law
5Steven Okert
6Cory Gearrin
7George Kontos
8Josh Osich
9Ray Black
10Ian Gardeck
11Reyes Moronta
12David Hernandez
13Matt Reynolds
14Michael Roth