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Donn Roach | Relief Pitcher | #63

Team: Oakland Athletics
Age / DOB:  (26) / 12/14/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 195
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Southern Nevada CC
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 3 (0) / LAA
Contract: view contract details
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Donn Roach signed a one-year, $850,000 contract with the KT Wiz of the Korea Baseball Organization.
Roach elected to become a free agent last month after being outrighted off the Athletics' 40-man roster. The 26-year-old right-hander has (or rather had) a 5.77 ERA and 1.77 WHIP in 39 career innings at the major league level. He should find better results in the KBO. Nov 7 - 9:25 AM
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Donn Roach has elected free agency.

Roach was outrighted off the Athletics' 40-man roster earlier this month. The 26-year-old right-hander owns a rough 5.77 ERA and 1.77 WHIP in 39 career innings at the major league level.
Oct 17 - 12:00 PM

Athletics sent RHP Donn Roach outright to Triple-A Nashville.

More housecleaning on the Athletics' 40-man roster. Roach, who turns 27 in December, was claimed off waivers from the Tigers back in September. The 26-year-old appeared in four games with the Mariners earlier this season and had a 3.86 ERA over 22 starts and five relief appearances at the Triple-A level.
Oct 6 - 5:02 PM

Athletics claimed RHP Donn Roach off waivers from the Tigers; assigned him to Triple-A Nashville.

Roach was designated for assignment by the Tigers this weekend after posting a 3.03 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, and 21/5 K/BB ratio in 29 2/3 innings at Triple-A Toledo. The right-hander could get a look in middle relief down the stretch for the Athletics.
Sep 5 - 2:29 PM

Tigers designated RHP Donn Roach for assignment.

The right-hander was claimed off waivers from the Mariners in early August. There's a chance he'll pass through waivers and continue to function as organizational rotation depth in the minor leagues.
Sep 3 - 2:30 PM

Tigers claimed RHP Donn Roach off waivers from the Mariners.

Roach was designated for assignment by the M's last week to open a spot for switch-pitcher Pat Venditte. The 26-year-old right-hander has a brutal 9.35 ERA in the majors over the last two seasons.
Aug 9 - 4:48 PM

Mariners designated RHP Donn Roach for assignment.

The veteran right-hander was optioned to Triple-A Tacoma on Thursday and is now booted off of the 40-man roster to make room for the newly-acquired Pat Venditte. He could pass through waivers unclaimed and continue to function as organizational bullpen depth.
Aug 6 - 2:11 PM

Mariners optioned RHP Donn Roach to Triple-A Tacoma.

Roach was called up on Monday and made just one appearance during his brief stay in the big leagues. He's looked outmatched in the majors this year with a disappointing 8.44 ERA over four contests.
Aug 4 - 6:17 PM

Mariners recalled RHP Donn Roach from Triple-A Tacoma.

He'll take Wade Miley's roster spot. Roach has allowed four runs in 3 1/3 innings in the majors this season and has a 4.21 ERA and 62/18 K/BB ratio over 104 2/3 innings at the Triple-A level.
Aug 1 - 5:54 PM

Mariners optioned RHP Donn Roach to Triple-A Tacoma.

Tom Wilhelmsen will take his spot on the active roster. Roach failed to impress in his three appearances for Seattle, logging a 10.80 ERA with two strikeouts in 3 1/3 innings. He'll probably get another shot with the M's later this year.
Jun 30 - 7:17 PM

Mariners purchased the contract of RHP Donn Roach from Triple-A Tacoma.

Roach has posted a 4.26 ERA with 5.0 K/9 and 1.6 BB/9 over 14 starts this year in Triple-A. The 26-year-old will provide some long relief help.
Jun 24 - 6:55 PM

Mariners signed RHP Donn Roach to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring trining.

Roach posted a 3.34 ERA at the Triple-A level this season but struck out only 53 over 143 innings. He'll be part of Triple-A Tacoma's rotation.
Mon, Dec 7, 2015 06:27:00 PM

Blue Jays sent RHP Donn Roach outright to Triple-A Buffalo.

Roach had been designated for assignment, but he's cleared waivers and will remain in the organization. He posted a 3.34 ERA at the Triple-A level this season but struck out only 53 over 143 innings.
Sun, Oct 4, 2015 08:38:00 AM

Blue Jays designated RHP Donn Roach for assignment.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for Jonathan Diaz. It's the fourth time Roach has been designated for assignment since last winter.
Wed, Sep 30, 2015 12:05:00 PM

Blue Jays claimed RHP Donn Roach off waivers from the Reds; assigned him to Triple-A Buffalo.

Roach was designated for assignment by Cincinnati on Sunday. The 25-year-old owns a decent 3.50 ERA and 1.24 WHIP in 131 innings (22 starts) this season at the Triple-A level, but he doesn't miss many bats. It's nothing but a depth pickup for the Blue Jays organization.
Tue, Aug 25, 2015 04:44:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Bruce Maxwell
2Josh Phegley
1B1Yonder Alonso
2B1Jed Lowrie
2Joe Wendle
SS1Marcus Semien
2Chad Pinder
3Franklin Barreto
4Yairo Munoz
3B1Ryon Healy
2Renato Nunez
3Jermaine Curtis
LF1Khris Davis
2Mark Canha
3Jaycob Brugman
4Jaff Decker
CF1Brett Eibner
2Jake Smolinski
RF1Matt Joyce
2Matt Olson
3Andrew Lambo
DH1Stephen Vogt
2Max Muncy
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Sonny Gray
2Kendall Graveman
3Sean Manaea
4Andrew Triggs
5Daniel Mengden
6Raul Alcantara
7Jharel Cotton
8Chris Bassitt
9Paul Blackburn
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Ryan Madson
2Sean Doolittle
3John Axford
4Liam Hendriks
5Ryan Dull
6Zach Neal
7Daniel Coulombe
8Dillon Overton
9Bobby Wahl
10Tyler Sturdevant
11Simon Castro