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Curtis Partch | Relief Pitcher | #52

Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Age / DOB:  (29) / 2/13/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'5" / 240
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Merced (CA) JC
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 26 (0) / CIN
Contract: view contract details
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Pirates sent RHP Curtis Partch outright to Triple-A Indianapolis.
The 29-year-old hurler was designated for assignment on Tuesday to clear a spot on the 40-man roster. He has done a terrific job out of the bullpen at Triple-A this season, and that's where he'll continue to provide organizational depth for the Pirates. Sep 10 - 8:24 AM

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Pirates designated RHP Curtis Partch for assignment.

The Pirates needed to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for their September call-ups, so Partch got the boot. The 29-year-old has made a pair of appearances with the Pirates this season and has posted a 2.24 ERA and 60/30 K/BB ratio over 60 1/3 innings in Triple-A.
Sep 6 - 3:11 PM

Pirates optioned RHP Curtis Partch to Triple-A Indianapolis.

The move clears a spot for Chad Kuhl's return to the majors. Partch was just called up over the weekend and made just one appearance during his most recent stay with the big club.
Aug 9 - 3:34 PM

Pirates purchased the contract of RHP Curtis Partch from Triple-A Indianapolis.

The Pirates had an open roster spot after trading Arquimedes Caminero to the Mariners on Saturday. Partch made one appearance for the Bucs earlier this year. It did not go well as Partch was blasted for three runs without recording an out. Hopefully he'll have better luck this time around.
Aug 6 - 4:18 PM

Pirates designated RHP Curtis Partch for assignment.

That move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for Chad Kuhl who is starting for the Pirates on Sunday. Partch struggled in his lone appearance with the big league club this season, allowing three runs on his inning of work. He's expected to pass through waivers and continue to function as bullpen depth at Triple-A.
Jun 26 - 5:32 PM

Pirates optioned RHP Curtis Partch to Triple-A Indianapolis.

The move clears a spot for Tuesday's starter, Wilfredo Boscan, on the active roster. Partch was just called up over the weekend and allowed three runs on two hits and a walk in his lone appearance.
Jun 21 - 2:26 PM

Pirates recalled RHP Curtis Partch from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Partch had registered a promising 1.36 ERA, 0.97 WHIP, and 37/12 K/BB ratio through 33 innings this season at Triple-A. He should do well in middle relief.
Jun 18 - 5:11 PM

Pirates optioned RHP Curtis Partch to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Partch, 29, did not allow a run in seven innings with the big league club this season. He should see future opportunities given his success on a limited basis, but for the time being, will return to a crisp 1.30 ERA and 0.90 WHIP in 18 appearances at Indy. He moves down in tandem with the team's promotion of prospect Jameson Taillon.
Jun 8 - 4:24 PM

Pirates purchased the contract of RHP Curtis Partch from Triple-A Indianapolis.

The Pirates moved Ryan Vogelsong (eye) to the 60-day disabled list to clear a spot for Partch on the 40-man roster. The 29-year-old has been lights out in the minor leagues. He holds a 1.30 ERA over 18 appearances for Indianapolis this year. Over that span, he's held opponents to a .168 average with 32 strikeouts in 27 2/3 innings.
Jun 4 - 12:59 PM

Pirates signed RHP Curtis Partch to a minor league contract.

Partch posted a decent 3.53 ERA and 81/26 K/BB ratio in 63 2/3 innings this summer for the Triple-A affiliate of the Giants. He'll act as relief depth now for Pittsburgh.
Thu, Nov 26, 2015 11:56:00 AM

Giants re-assigned RHP Curtis Partch to minor league camp.

He had a Cactus League ERA of 9.00 this spring. Partch will give the Giants some bullpen depth at Triple-A.
Sun, Mar 29, 2015 12:04:00 PM

Giants signed RHP Curtis Partch to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Partch was non-tendered by the Reds earlier this month after posting a 4.75 ERA and 22/24 K/BB ratio in 30 1/3 innings with the club over the past two seasons. The 27-year-old will try to win a bullpen job in the spring, but will likely begin 2015 in Triple-A.
Tue, Dec 16, 2014 03:49:00 PM

Reds non-tendered RHP Curtis Partch.

He wasn't eligible for arbitration yet, but the Reds decided he wasn't worth a 40-man roster spot. Partch throws hard, but he's managed just a 4.75 ERA while walking 24 over 30 1/3 relief innings with Cincy.
Tue, Dec 2, 2014 09:14:00 PM

Reds optioned RHP Curtis Partch to Triple-A Louisville.

Partch was only up for a couple days while Jay Bruce was on the bereavement list. He threw two-thirds of a scoreless inning Wednesday and has managed to go unscored upon in seven frames for the Reds this season in spite of walking seven batters.
Fri, Aug 1, 2014 02:25:00 PM

Reds recalled RHP Curtis Partch from Triple-A Louisville.

He'll take the roster spot of Jay Bruce, who has been placed on the bereavement list. Partch threw 1 2/3 innings Monday night, so he's not exactly a fresh arm.
Tue, Jul 29, 2014 03:00:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Francisco Cervelli
2Chris Stewart
3Eric Fryer
4Jacob Stallings
5Elias Diaz
1B1John Jaso
2Josh Bell
3Jason Rogers
2B1Josh Harrison
2Alen Hanson
SS1Jordy Mercer
2Pedro Florimon
3B1Jung Ho Kang
2David Freese
3Sean Rodriguez
LF1Starling Marte
2Matt Joyce
CF1Andrew McCutchen
RF1Gregory Polanco
2Adam Frazier
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Gerrit Cole
2Jameson Taillon
3Ivan Nova
4Chad Kuhl
5Ryan Vogelsong
6Steven Brault
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Tony Watson
2Neftali Feliz
3Felipe Rivero
4Jared Hughes
5Juan Nicasio
6Antonio Bastardo
7Jeff Locke
8A.J. Schugel
9Tyler Glasnow
10Drew Hutchison
11Trevor Williams
12Wade LeBlanc
13Zach Phillips
14Phil Coke