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David Goforth | Relief Pitcher | #59

Team: Washington Nationals
Age / DOB:  (30) / 10/11/1988
Ht / Wt:  5'10" / 204
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Mississippi
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 7 (0) / MLW
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Nationals signed RHP David Goforth to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
The 29-year-old hurler spent most of the 2017 campaign at Triple-A Colorado Springs where he compiled a 3.98 ERA, 1.53 WHIP and 38/26 K/BB ratio across 54 1/3 innings. He'll add organizational bullpen depth for the Nats. Sat, Dec 9, 2017 01:31:00 PM

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David Goforth has elected free agency.

Goforth spent nearly all of 2017 in the minors and was underwhelming there. The 29-year-old will now look to latch on with another organization.
Fri, Oct 6, 2017 03:47:00 PM

Brewers designated RHP David Goforth for assignment.

Goforth was only in the big leagues for four days. His lone appearance came Sunday when he tossed a scoreless inning against the Cubs. Because Goforth has been designated for assignment before (it happened just a few weeks ago), he can choose to become a free agent if he clears waivers.
Fri, Apr 14, 2017 08:53:00 AM

Brewers purchased the contract of RHP David Goforth from Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Gorforth lost his 40-man roster spot over the winter but has gotten it back. He holds a 6.11 ERA over 30 appearances in the majors.
Sun, Apr 9, 2017 11:09:00 AM

Brewers sent RHP David Goforth outright to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

The right-hander was designated for assignment last week but passed through waivers unclaimed and will continue to function as organizational bullpen depth for the Brewers.
Sat, Dec 3, 2016 10:54:00 AM

Brewers designated RHP David Goforth for assignment.

With the Brew Crew scooping right-hander Blake Parker up off waivers from the Angels on Wednesday, Goforth will serve as the roster casualty. The 28-year-old right-hander saw just 10 2/3 innings with the big league club last season. They were not successful ones, as Goforth surrendered 14 runs on 18 hits in that space.
Wed, Nov 23, 2016 04:23:00 PM

Brewers optioned RHP David Goforth to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Goforth spent a week with the club providing bullpen depth after the departures of Jeremy Jeffress and Will Smith. The 27-year-old hurler owns a 10.97 ERA, 2.06 WHIP and 9/4 K/BB ratio in 10 2/3 innings with the big league club. He should return when rosters expand in September.
Sun, Aug 7, 2016 08:43:00 PM

Brewers recalled RHP David Goforth from Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Goforth will provide some bullpen depth with Jeremy Jeffress and Will Smith out of the mix. The 27-year-old has posted a 9.39 ERA in seven appearances in the majors this season and has a shaky 4.50 ERA and 31/30 K/BB ratio over 42 innings in Triple-A.
Mon, Aug 1, 2016 05:51:00 PM

Brewers optioned RHP David Goforth to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Goforth was lit up for four earned runs while recording only one out Tuesday night against the Cardinals. He has a 9.39 ERA in 7 2/3 innings this year with Milwaukee.
Wed, Jun 1, 2016 12:08:00 AM

Brewers recalled RHP David Goforth from Triple-A Colorado Springs.

He's taking over for Chris Capuano, who was placed on the disabled list with elbow inflammation. Goforth spent a couple weeks in the majors earlier this year, logging a 7.20 ERA over four outings. He's pitched to a 3.93 ERA in 13 appearances for Colorado Springs.
Thu, May 26, 2016 05:06:00 PM

Brewers recalled RHP David Goforth from Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Goforth posted a 4.35 ERA over his first eight relief appearances with Colorado Springs. He'll work in the middle innings.
Fri, Apr 29, 2016 02:37:00 PM

Brewers optioned RHP David Goforth to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Goforth held a 5.73 ERA over nine appearances this spring. He'll be up with the big club at some point.
Sun, Mar 27, 2016 12:06:00 PM

Brewers recalled RHP David Goforth from Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Goforth has allowed two runs over 4 1/3 frames in his brief time in the majors this season. He'll work in middle relief.
Fri, Aug 14, 2015 02:45:00 PM

Brewers optioned RHP David Gofofth to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Goforth allowed two runs in two innings during his most recent stint with the big club. He should be back later this summer.
Tue, Jul 28, 2015 01:13:00 PM

Brewers recalled RHP David Goforth from Triple-A Colorado Springs.

He'll replace Aramis Ramirez on the active roster. Goforth, 26, has made four appearances with the Brewers this season and has posted a 2.37 ERA and 28/17 K/BB ratio in 38 innings in Triple-A. He'll operate in middle relief.
Thu, Jul 23, 2015 05:44:00 PM

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