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Brad Brach | Relief Pitcher

Team: Baltimore Orioles
Age / DOB:  (28) / 4/12/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 210
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Orioles optioned RHP Brad Brach to Triple-A Norfolk.
Brach was great this spring, allowing just two runs while posting an 8/1 K/BB ratio over 8 1/3 innings. However, there simply was no room in the O's bullpen. He could be the first reliever summoned when the O's need an arm. Mar 25 - 7:27 PM

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Orioles acquired RHP Brad Brach from the Padres in exchange for RHP Devin Jones.

Brach was designated for assignment by San Diego last week after posting a 3.19 ERA and 31/19 K/BB ratio in 31 innings for the big-league Padres in 2013. He will be in the running for a bullpen job with Baltimore.
Mon, Nov 25, 2013 12:19:00 PM

Padres designated RHP Brad Brach for assignment.

Brach was removed from the 40-man roster after posting a 3.19 ERA and 1.77 WHIP through 31 innings with the big club. The reliever did strike out 31 batters in his 31 innings of work.
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 10:23:00 PM

Padres recalled RHP Brad Brach from Triple-A Tucson.

Brach has a 3.65 ERA in 24 2/3 innings of relief this year with San Diego. He will act as a middle reliever.
Tue, Sep 3, 2013 04:30:00 PM

Padres optioned RHP Brad Brach to Triple-A Tucson.

Brach threw two relief innings Sunday, and the Padres have decided to bring up a fresh arm in Anthony Bass. He'll return next month.
Mon, Aug 26, 2013 07:19:00 PM

Padres recalled RHP Brad Brach from Triple-A Tucson.

Brach has already appeared in 25 games with the Padres this season, compiling a 3.97 ERA, 1.81 WHIP and 24/11 K/BB ratio in 22 2/3 innings. He'll work in a middle relief role for the Padres.
Sat, Aug 24, 2013 06:02:00 PM

Padres optioned RHP Brad Brach to Triple-A Tucson.

Brach pitched each of the last two days and the Padres wanted to bring up a fresh arm. He'll return later this season.
Sun, Jul 14, 2013 01:36:00 PM

Padres recalled RHP Brad Brach from Triple-A Tucson.

Brach has posted a 4.34 ERA and 1.82 WHIP over 21 appearances during his time with the big club this season. He'll work in middle relief.
Mon, Jul 8, 2013 06:46:00 PM

Padres optioned RHP Brad Brach to Triple-A Tucson.

Brach was only given two relief appearances this time around. He's going to be up and down all season.
Wed, Jun 26, 2013 04:40:00 PM

Padres recalled RHP Brad Brach from Triple-A Tucson.

Brach struggled earlier this season with the Padres but is getting another shot with the team in need of fresh bullpen arms. He'll pitch in middle relief.
Sun, Jun 23, 2013 01:54:00 PM

Padres optioned RHP Brad Brach to Triple-A Tucson.

Brach was sporting a 4.76 ERA and 1.88 WHIP through 17 innings. The righty should be back up eventually.
Sat, May 18, 2013 06:01:00 PM

Padres recalled RHP Brad Brach from Triple-A Tucson.

Brach has already made a few trips between Tucson and San Diego this season and will likely be making several more. He has a 4.23 ERA in 27 2/3 MLB innings.
Wed, Jul 4, 2012 06:39:00 PM

Padres optioned RHP Brad Brach to Triple-A Tucson.

He was sent down to make room for Thursday's starter Andrew Cashner on the active roster. Brach has a 4.23 ERA and 31/23 K/BB ratio over 27 2/3 innings this season and figures to find his way back to the big leagues later this season.
Thu, Jun 28, 2012 08:29:00 PM

Padres recalled RHP Brad Brach from Triple-A Tucson.

He'll take the traded Ernesto Frieri's roster spot. Brach struggled mightily in 5 1/3 big-league innings earlier this season, posting a 5.06 ERA, 2.44 WHIP and abysmal 3/7 K/BB ratio. He should be limited to mop-up duty for the time being.
Fri, May 4, 2012 06:21:00 PM

Padres optioned RHP Brad Brach to Triple-A Tucson.

Brach was sent down in order to make room for Mark Kotsay to come off the disabled list. The 26-year-old right-hander has allowed three runs over 5 1/3 innings with the Padres this season while striking out three and walking seven.
Mon, Apr 16, 2012 06:28:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Matt Wieters
2Steve Clevenger
1B1Chris Davis
2B1Jonathan Schoop
2Steve Lombardozzi
SS1J.J. Hardy
3B1Manny Machado
2Ryan Flaherty
3Michael Almanzar
LF1David Lough
CF1Adam Jones
RF1Nick Markakis
2Francisco Peguero
DH1Nelson Cruz
2Delmon Young
3Steve Pearce
4Nolan Reimold
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Chris Tillman
2Ubaldo Jimenez
3Wei-Yin Chen
4Miguel Gonzalez
5Bud Norris
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Tommy Hunter
2Darren O'Day
3Brian Matusz
4Ryan Webb
5Josh Stinson
6Evan Meek
7Zach Britton
8Troy Patton
9Edgmer Escalona