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Jason Hursh | Relief Pitcher | #56

Team: Atlanta Braves
Age / DOB:  (26) / 10/2/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 200
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Oklahoma State
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 1 (31) / ATL
Contract: view contract details
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Braves optioned RHP Jason Hursh to Triple-A Gwinnett.
Hursh was only with the big league club as the 26th man for Wednesday's twinbill against the Phillies. He should return once again as a September call-up in the next few days. Fri, Sep 1, 2017 02:16:00 AM

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Braves recalled RHP Jason Hursh from Triple-A Gwinnett.

Hursh will act as the Braves' 26th man during Wednesday's doubleheader against the Phillies. He has a 5.06 ERA, 1.59 WHIP, and 7/4 K/BB ratio in 10 2/3 innings of relief this year with Atlanta.
Wed, Aug 30, 2017 10:14:00 AM

Braves optioned RHP Jason Hursh to Triple-A Gwinnett.

The 25-year-old hurler has appeared in nine games for the Braves this season, compiling a 5.06 ERA, 1.59 WHIP and 7/4 K/BB ratio across 10 2/3 innings. He'll continue to function as organizational bullpen depth.
Sat, Aug 5, 2017 01:23:00 PM

Braves recalled RHP Jason Hursh to Triple-A Gwinnett.

The 25-year-old has allowed one run over 5 2/3 innings with the Braves this season. He'll work in middle relief.
Fri, Jul 28, 2017 09:03:00 AM

Braves optioned RHP Jason Hursh to Triple-A Gwinnett.

Hursh was called up on Friday, but he didn't make an appearance over the weekend. The 25-year-old has allowed one run over 5 2/3 innings with the Braves this season.
Mon, Jul 17, 2017 03:33:00 PM

Braves recalled RHP Jason Hursh from Triple-A Gwinnett.

Hursh has allowed one run over 5 2/3 relief innings with the big club this season. He'll be used in low-leverage situations.
Fri, Jul 14, 2017 03:55:00 PM

Braves optioned RHP Jason Hursh to Triple-A Gwinnett.

Hursh serves as the roster casualty with Bartolo Colon (oblique, back) returning from the disabled list on Wednesday. The 25-year-old right-hander has allowed one run on five hits over 5 2/3 innings of relief with the Braves this season. He could see an additional call back later this summer.
Wed, Jun 28, 2017 07:05:00 PM

Braves recalled RHP Jason Hursh from Triple-A Gwinnett.

Hursh was just sent down Saturday but returns a day later with Eric O'Flaherty (shoulder) injured. He'll work in middle relief.
Sun, Jun 11, 2017 11:36:00 AM

Braves optioned RHP Jason Hursh to Triple-A Gwinnett.

The move clears a 25-man roster spot for pitching prospect Sean Newcomb, who will make his MLB debut on Saturday against the Mets. Hursh made only appearance during his short stay with Atlanta.
Sat, Jun 10, 2017 10:26:00 AM

Braves recalled RHP Jason Hursh from Double-A Mississippi.

Hursh had registered a 1.23 ERA in 14 2/3 innings of relief at the Double-A level. He'll be available out of the Braves' bullpen Tuesday night against the Phillies.
Tue, Jun 6, 2017 05:26:00 PM

Braves optioned RHP Jason Hursh to Triple-A Gwinnett.

Hursh didn't pitch during his very brief stint with the club, and he can't be very encouraged that the Braves would rather have Luke Jackson up, considering that Jackson isn't throwing very well of late.
Fri, Apr 14, 2017 04:09:00 PM

Braves recalled RHP Jason Hursh from Triple-A Gwinnett.

Hursh posted an excellent 1.97 ERA in 73 innings last season between the Double-A and Triple-A affiliates of the Braves, but he struggled mightily when called up to the major league level. The 25-year-old right-hander will be a low-leverage bullpen guy for Atlanta.
Wed, Apr 12, 2017 02:45:00 PM

Braves optioned RHP Jason Hursh to Triple-A Gwinnett.

Selected in the first round in 2012, Hursh moved to the bullpen last year and posted a 1.97 ERA and 50/31 K/BB ratio over 73 innings between Double- and Triple-A. The 25-year-old also appeared in three games with the Braves and will try to work his way back this year.
Wed, Mar 8, 2017 11:48:00 AM

Braves optioned RHP Jason Hursh to Triple-A Gwinnett.

Hursh surrendered five earned runs in 1 1/3 innings (two appearances) with Atlanta. The former first-round pick may get another shot when rosters expand next month.
Thu, Aug 18, 2016 03:14:00 PM

Braves purchased the contract of RHP Jason Hursh from Triple-A Gwinnett.

A first-round pick in the 2013 Draft, Hursh has pitched better since a full-time move to the bullpen this season, posting a 1.83 ERA between Double- and Triple-A (although it's come with just 45 strikeouts over 64 innings). He'll work in middle relief.
Fri, Aug 12, 2016 09:46:00 AM

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