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41 David Hess RP

Baltimore Orioles

Fantasy Stats
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Key Stats
IPWLSVERAKSBB
70006.4312
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2019BAL1107.09232000080.09473632823068
2020BAL006.433000007.010551021

Player Updates

September 24, 2020 08:56 PM
Orioles' David Hess: Recalled by Baltimore
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Hess was recalled by the Orioles on Thursday.

Hess has been working at the Orioles' alternate training site since early September, but he'll return to the active roster to provide bullpen depth over the final four games of the regular season. The right-hander has made three appearances this season, allowing five runs on 10 hits and two walks while striking out one over seven innings. Right-hander Dean Kremer was sent down in a corresponding move.

September 5, 2020 11:40 PM
Orioles' David Hess: Optioned by Orioles
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Hess was optioned to the Orioles' alternate site after Saturday's game.

Hess was called up earlier in the day, but he was apparently only needed in an emergency, and the Orioles will add another player to the roster for Sunday's contest.

September 6, 2020 03:32 PM
Orioles' David Hess: Rejoins 28-man roster
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Hess was recalled by the Orioles on Saturday.

Hess spent the last three weeks in Bowie at the team's alternate camp, but he'll rejoin the major-league bullpen after Evan Phillips was sent down in a corresponding move. Hess posted a 6.43 ERA and 1.71 WHIP over seven innings to begin the season.

August 14, 2020 01:36 PM
Orioles' David Hess: Optioned off roster
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Hess was optioned to the Orioles' alternate training site Friday.

Hess hasn't looked good in his three relief appearances this season, allowing five runs in seven innings while striking out just a single batter. Chandler Shepherd's contract was purchased in a corresponding move.

July 1, 2020 10:56 PM
Orioles' David Hess: Included in roster pool
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Orioles included Hess in their 60-man roster pool released Sunday, Joe Trezza of MLB.com reports.

Hess had previously been optioned to Triple-A Norfolk on March 19, but he'll now be one of 44 players vying for a spot on the Orioles' 30-man Opening Day roster when summer camp begins this week. If he breaks the second version of training camp with Baltimore, Hess would likely work as a multi-inning reliever.

March 19, 2020 05:12 PM
Orioles' David Hess: Won't make Opening Day roster
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Hess was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk on Thursday, Dan Connolly of The Athletic reports.

Being a member of the Orioles kept Hess seemingly in contention for a rotation spot despite his 7.09 ERA in 80 innings last season, but he now won't be breaking camp with the team. He hasn't shown that he deserves anything other than a low-leverage relief role thus far in his career.

September 2, 2019 05:52 PM
Orioles' David Hess: Joining big-league roster
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Hess will be called up by the Orioles on Tuesday, Nathan Ruiz of The Baltimore Sun reports.

Hess has been poor in 75 innings at the big-league level this season, posting a 7.44 ERA. He started in 14 of his 20 appearances, but there doesn't seem to be a starting spot available at this time.

August 7, 2019 11:04 PM
Orioles' David Hess: Sent to Triple-A
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Hess was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk after Wednesday's loss to the Yankees.

Hess served up a solo home run during his inning of work Wednesday and will make his way back to Norfolk. The 26-year-old has a 7.44 ERA, 1.56 WHIP and 65:28 K:BB over 75 innings and has given up a whopping 28 homers this season.

August 7, 2019 04:20 PM
Orioles' David Hess: Moves to bullpen
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Hess gave up two runs on two hits in the ninth inning of Tuesday's 9-4 loss to the Yankees.

Hess was summoned from Triple-A Norfolk to make a spot start July 29 in San Diego and didn't make a case for sticking in the rotation after surrendering five runs on six hits -- including four home runs -- in 4.2 innings to take the loss. His issues with the long ball continued in his second appearance out of the bullpen since that spot start, as both of the hits he allowed left the yard. It wouldn't be hyperbolic to call Hess the worst pitcher in all of fantasy baseball, as his 7.42 ERA and 7.43 FIP rank last among all hurlers who have covered 70-plus innings this season.

July 30, 2019 01:40 AM
Orioles' David Hess: Shelled by Padres
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Hess (1-10) took the loss against the Padres on Monday, giving up five earned runs on six hits over 4.2 innings, striking out seven and walking none as the Orioles fell 8-1.

Hess was called up from Triple-A Norfolk to make this start, and it didn't go better than his previous time at the big-league level this season, as he was blasted by the Padres and sent to his 10th loss of the season in 11 decisions. Overall, he has a bloated 7.31 ERA, a 1.57 WHIP and a 62:28 K:BB through 72.2 innings.

July 29, 2019 03:56 PM
Orioles' David Hess: Recalled to start Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Hess was recalled from Triple-A Norfolk on Monday and will start Monday night's game in San Diego, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.

Hess has made 13 starts and three relief appearances for the Orioles this season, stumbling to an awful 7.15 ERA. His 17.6 percent strikeout rate, 9.0 percent walk rate and 32.1 percent groundball rate are each worse than average, significantly so in the case of his strikeouts and groundballs. Considering Hess threw 86 pitches in a start for Norfolk on Thursday and will be joining the Orioles only three days' rest, he'll likely face an unspecified restriction with his workload.

July 13, 2019 10:52 PM
Orioles' David Hess: Returns to Triple-A
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Hess was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk following Saturday's doubleheader against the Rays.

Hess joined the Orioles as the 26th man for the twin bill and makes his way back to Norfolk after allowing three runs over two innings during the nightcap. The 26-year-old has a 7.15 ERA, 1.59 WHIP and 55:28 K:BB over 68 major-league innings this season.

July 13, 2019 11:20 AM
Orioles' David Hess: Up as 26th man
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Hess is up to serve as the 26th man for Saturday's doubleheader against the Rays, Rich Dubroff of BaltimoreBaseball.com reports.

He will offer depth out of the bullpen during the twin bill but will likely be sent back to Triple-A following Saturday's games.

July 12, 2019 05:44 PM
Orioles' David Hess: Likely coming up for doubleheader
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Hess is expected to serve as the 26th man for Saturday's doubleheader against the Rays, Rich Dubroff of BaltimoreBaseball.com reports.

Hess figures to serve as a potential long reliever with Game 1 starter Aaron Brooks likely facing a limited pitch count. Hess has a 6.95 ERA, 1.56 WHIP and 53:28 K:BB in the majors this season and is expected to return to the minors following the twin bill.

July 7, 2019 04:44 PM
Orioles' David Hess: Dispatched to Triple-A
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Orioles optioned Hess to Triple-A Norfolk after Sunday's 6-1 loss to the Blue Jays.

With Hess out of the picture, the Orioles will have a spot on the active roster available for long reliever Aaron Brooks, whom the team claimed off waivers from the Athletics earlier this weekend. Hess was recalled from Triple-A on Saturday but went unused out of the bullpen during his two-game stay with the big club.

July 6, 2019 10:16 AM
Orioles' David Hess: Recalled by Orioles
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Hess was recalled by the Orioles on Saturday.

Hess has a 7.36 ERA and 1.58 WHIP in 66 innings with the big-league club. He pitched primarily as a starter for the Orioles prior to being sent down to Triple-A Norfolk, though he last appeared as a reliever. With Andrew Cashner and Gabriel Ynoa slated to start the team's two contests prior to the All-Star break, Hess figures to work out of the bullpen for the remainder of the series against Toronto.

June 16, 2019 10:48 PM
Orioles' David Hess: Headed to minors
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Hess allowed two runs on two hits and a walk over one inning Sunday in a loss to the Red Sox. He was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk after the game.

Hess was moved to the bullpen Saturday after being handed his ninth loss of the season in his last start against the Blue Jays, and following that ugly relief appearance, the Orioles have elected to send him down. He sits with a 7.20 ERA and 1.55 WHIP with 53 strikeouts across 65 innings this season in the big leagues.

June 15, 2019 03:12 PM
Orioles' David Hess: Bound for bullpen
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Hess will pitch out of the bulpen going forward, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.

Josh Rogers will take Hess's spot in the rotation, starting Wednesday against Oakland. Hess owns a poor 7.20 ERA in 65 innings for the Orioles this season.

June 13, 2019 04:52 PM
Orioles' David Hess: Takes ninth loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Hess (1-9) allowed four earned runs on five hits and four walks over four innings while striking out three to take the loss Wednesday against the Blue Jays.

Hess held the Blue Jays scoreless through four innings, but he ultimately was unable to secure an out in the fifth frame. He began the inning by allowing four consecutive batters to reach base, though two of the three hits were infield singles. After being pulled, Miguel Castro allowed all three of the inherited runners to score, making Hess' line for the night look much worse. Hess now has a 7.20 ERA and 1.55 WHIP across 65 innings for the season. He'll draw his next start Monday at Oakland.

June 7, 2019 12:12 AM
Orioles' David Hess: Allows four runs in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Hess (1-8) allowed four runs (three earned) on eight hits and one walk across six innings to take the loss Thursday against the Rangers. He struck out two.

Hess needed just 90 pitches to make it through six innings despite the fact that he allowed a steady stream of baserunners. He induced eight ground balls to help mitigate the damage, but he was touched up for a pair of runs in the second and another pair in the fifth, including one that came on an error. This was just Hess' second quality start of the season, and while it was a respectable performance, he's far from a bankable fantasy option in his next start at home against the Blue Jays.

Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs Boston 10.201 6.75058
vs LHB 30.200 4.7001626
vs RHB 49.100 8.5701442
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
7/24@BOS0003.07311
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Pitching Stats
SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2020BAL006.433000007.010551021
2019BAL1107.092314000080.09473632823068
2018BAL3104.8821190000103.310664562283774
Total4205.870330000190.0210142124511069143
More Pitching Stats
SeasonTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGWHIPPAMB9
2020BAL09100.9000000.3331.7143215.43
2019BAL0671040.6000001.2871.55036514.18
2018BAL2881410.6000113.2621.38445413.15
Total21642550.6084114.2761.46885113.69
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamINNGPGSCGWLSVSOBBHERAWHIP
2014ASX-Aberdeen Ironbirds 25.1850210248223.231.195
2014AFX-Delmarva Shorebirds 8.022000012073.380.875
2015AFA-Frederick Keys133.126251940110531123.581.240
2015AA-Bowie Baysox 10.0220110124104.501.400
2016AA-Bowie Baysox127.125241513085391625.381.581
2017AA-Bowie Baysox154.1272601190123531373.851.233
2018AAA-Norfolk Tides 45.29903204419383.191.261
2019AAA-Norfolk Tides 41.113403214712414.601.290
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-1/210
Birthdate:
7/10/1993
Age:
27
Hometown:
Tullahoma, TN
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Baltimore Orioles
College:

MLB Experience:
3