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Tuffy Gosewisch | Catcher

Team: Arizona Diamondbacks
Age / DOB:  (31) / 8/17/1983
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 200
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Tuffy Gosewisch singled in the go-ahead run as the Diamondbacks beat the Indians 1-0 in 12 innings in the second game of Wednesday's doubleheader.
It was the sixth RBI this year for Gosewisch, who, despite spending the entire season as Miguel Montero's backup, has appeared in just 27 games and picked up a total of 84 at-bats. Aug 14 - 12:17 AM

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Tuffy Gosewisch went 1-for-3 with two RBI in Sunday's loss to the Padres.

Gosewisch provided the Diamondbacks a short-lived lead with his two-run single in the fourth inning. It was Gosewisch's only hit of the game, and the backup catcher is batting .125 with a .438 OPS. He won't be supplanting Miguel Montero anytime soon.
May 4 - 9:14 PM

Tuffy Gosewisch hit his first home run of the season in Tuesday's loss to the Cubs.

Getting a spot start in place of Miguel Montero, Gosewisch provided most of the offense for the struggling Diamondbacks. The blast, off Cubs starter Jason Hammel, was Gosewisch's first of his career. His first homer was also his first hit in 13 at-bats this season.
Apr 22 - 11:41 PM

Tuffy Gosewisch (calf) has been cleared to return to game action.

Gosewisch has been nursing a calf ailment for the last week but is feeling better. He's competing for the backup catcher job this spring.
Mar 7 - 9:01 AM

Tuffy Gosewisch has been sidelined the last couple days with a calf injury.

"It’s not playable right now, but I think it’ll just be a couple of days until I’m back on the field," Gosewisch said Saturday. "I made a lot of progress (Friday). (Friday) felt OK, (Saturday) felt really good. I think I should be running (Sunday) and hopefully doing baseball stuff soon after that." Gosewisch is competing for the backup catcher job this spring.
Mar 2 - 9:02 AM

Diamondbacks recalled C Tuffy Gosewisch from Triple-A Reno.

Gosewisch will serve as emergency catching depth for the D'Backs over the final month of the regular season.
Tue, Sep 3, 2013 05:23:00 PM

Diamondbacks optioned C Tuffy Gosewisch to Triple-A Reno.

Gosewisch hit .185/.179/.185 over eight games while providing catcher depth with Miguel Montero out. Now that Montero's back, he's no longer needed. He should return as the third catcher next month, though.
Mon, Aug 26, 2013 06:34:00 PM

Diamondbacks signed C Tuffy Gosewisch to a minor league contract.

He'll receive a spring training invite but has very little shot of cracking the Opening Day roster. Gosewisch batted just .216/.278/.345 at the Triple-A level this season.
Sun, Nov 11, 2012 03:02:00 PM

Blue Jays acquired C Tuffy Gosewisch from the Phillies for cash considerations.

It's an organizational depth move with all the injuries to catchers in the Jays' farm system. Gosewisch, 28, is a .232/.301/.358 career hitter in the minor leagues.
Tue, Jul 31, 2012 06:48:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Miguel Montero
2Tuffy Gosewisch
3Bobby Wilson
1B1Mark Trumbo
2Paul Goldschmidt
2B1Aaron Hill
SS1Chris Owings
2Didi Gregorius
3Nick Ahmed
3B1Jake Lamb
2Cliff Pennington
3Jordan Pacheco
LF1Cody Ross
2Nolan Reimold
CF1A.J. Pollock
2Ender Inciarte
3Brett Jackson
RF1David Peralta
2Alfredo Marte
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Wade Miley
2Bronson Arroyo
3Vidal Nuno
4Josh Collmenter
5Chase Anderson
6Trevor Cahill
7Andrew Chafin
8Patrick Corbin
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Addison Reed
2Brad Ziegler
3Oliver Perez
4Evan Marshall
5Matt Stites
6Eury de la Rosa
7Will Harris
8Daniel Hudson
9Matt Reynolds
10David Hernandez
11Zeke Spruill
12Joe Paterson
13Randall Delgado