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Josh Wall | Relief Pitcher

Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Age / DOB:  (28) / 1/21/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 220
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Pirates re-signed RHP Josh Wall to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Wall was removed from the Pirates' 40-man roster in the second half of last season and became a minor league free agent, but he's opted to return. The 28-year-old held a 3.25 ERA with over a strikeout per inning at Triple-A last season but was roughed up in his two appearances in the majors. Jan 30 - 2:54 PM

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Pirates sent RHP Josh Wall outright to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Wall successfully passed through waivers after being designated for assignment last week. The 27-year-old will remain with the Pirates as organizational depth.
Tue, Aug 5, 2014 02:16:00 PM

Pirates designated RHP Josh Wall for assignment.

Wall was given the boot off the Bucs' 40-man roster on Thursday afternoon to clear a spot for Angel Sanchez, whom Pittsburgh claimed off waivers from the White Sox. The 27-year-old will likely pass through waivers.
Thu, Jul 31, 2014 02:40:00 PM

Pirates claimed RHP Josh Wall off waivers from the Angels; optioned him to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Wall surrendered six earned runs over two relief appearances (one total inning) in a short stint with the Angels earlier this season. The 27-year-old righty will function as organizational relief depth for Pittsburgh.
Thu, May 22, 2014 02:46:00 PM

Angels optioned RHP Josh Wall to Triple-A Salt Lake.

The 27-year-old appeared in two games during his brief stay with the Angels, surrendering six runs on five hits in just one inning of work. He'll continue to function as organizational depth.
Sun, Apr 20, 2014 04:57:00 PM

Angels recalled RHP Josh Wall from Triple-A Salt Lake.

He's replacing Jose Alvarez in the bullpen. Wall held a 2.16 ERA with seven strikeouts over 8 1/3 relief frames at Triple-A before the promotion. He'll work in middle relief.
Fri, Apr 18, 2014 03:38:00 PM

Angels claimed RHP Josh Wall off waivers from the Marlins.

Wall holds a 12.08 ERA over 13 career big league appearances, but his fastball touches the mid-90s, making him worth a flier. He's now on the Halos' 40-man roster.
Fri, Oct 4, 2013 03:53:00 PM

Marlins acquired RHPs Josh Wall, Steven Ames and Angel Sanchez from the Dodgers for RHP Ricky Nolasco.

Wall, 26, was a second-round selection by the Dodgers in the 2005 draft. He has compiled a rough 5.60 ERA, 1.57 WHIP and 25/16 K/BB ratio over 27 1/3 innings at Triple-A Albuquerque this season and will merely serve as organizational relief depth for the Marlins.
Sat, Jul 6, 2013 09:53:00 PM

According to beat writer Joe Frisaro of MLB.com, right-hander Josh Wall is part of the pending trade between the Marlins and Dodgers for starter Ricky Nolasco.

The deal would reportedly send Wall, Steven Ames and another minor league arm to the Marlins in exchange for Nolasco. Wall, a 26-year-old right-handed reliever, has compiled a 5.60 ERA, 1.57 WHIP and 25/16 K/BB ratio over 27 1/3 innings at Triple-A Albuquerque this season.
Sat, Jul 6, 2013 08:18:00 PM

Dodgers optioned RHP Josh Wall to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Wall was blasted for seven runs over two relief innings Monday. He's being replaced by Javy Guerra.
Tue, Apr 30, 2013 06:50:00 PM

Dodgers recalled RHP Josh Wall from Triple-A Albuquerque.

He's taking Shawn Tolleson's spot in the bullpen. Wall allowed three runs over 5 2/3 frames last season with the Dodgers. He'll work the middle innings.
Mon, Apr 15, 2013 10:13:00 PM

Dodgers recalled RHP Josh Wall from Triple-A Alburquerque.

Wall has thrown just 2 1/3 innings this season for the Dodgers. He will not be used heavily down the stretch.
Tue, Sep 4, 2012 06:31:00 PM

Dodgers optioned RHP Josh Wall to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Wall has allowed three earned runs in 2 1/3 innings this season with the Dodgers. The 25-year-old righty may be given another shot after rosters expand in September.
Thu, Aug 30, 2012 07:13:00 PM

Dodgers recalled RHP Josh Wall from Triple-A Albuquerque.

A corresponding roster move isn't yet known. Wall made one appearance with the Dodgers in July, but has spent the majority of the season at the Triple-A level, posting a 4.70 ERA and 50/20 K/BB ratio over 51 2/3 innings. He'll likely pitch in middle relief.
Mon, Aug 27, 2012 06:11:00 PM

Dodgers optioned RHP Josh Wall to Triple-A Albuquerque.

He was sent down to make room for Chad Billingsley's return from the disabled list. Wall tossed a scoreless 11th inning in his major league debut Sunday against the Mets and walked away with the victory. He figures to return later this summer.
Mon, Jul 23, 2012 05:22:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Francisco Cervelli
2Chris Stewart
1B1Pedro Alvarez
2Corey Hart
2B1Neil Walker
SS1Jordy Mercer
2Jung Ho Kang
3Pedro Florimon
3B1Aramis Ramirez
2Sean Rodriguez
LF1Starling Marte
2Travis Ishikawa
3Jaff Decker
CF1Andrew McCutchen
2Gorkys Hernandez
RF1Gregory Polanco
2Andrew Lambo
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Gerrit Cole
2Francisco Liriano
3A.J. Burnett
4Charlie Morton
5Jeff Locke
6Vance Worley
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Mark Melancon
2Tony Watson
3Antonio Bastardo
4Jared Hughes
5Arquimedes Caminero
6Rob Scahill
7Deolis Guerra
8Brandon Cumpton