David Hess
David Hess
26-Year-Old PitcherSP
Baltimore Orioles
2019 Fantasy Outlook
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$Signed a one-year contract with the Orioles in March of 2019.
Returns to Triple-A
PBaltimore Orioles  AAA
July 13, 2019
Hess was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk following Saturday's doubleheader against the Rays.
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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.
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Left/Right Pitching Splits
Since 2017
 
 
-13%
BAA vs LHP
2019
 
 
-21%
BAA vs LHP
2018
 
 
-6%
BAA vs LHP
2017
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BAA Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR
Since 2017vs Left .252 357 54 33 79 14 0 18
Since 2017vs Right .291 409 75 32 107 25 2 25
2019vs Left .248 127 22 15 27 6 0 3
2019vs Right .314 185 33 13 53 10 1 18
2018vs Left .254 230 32 18 52 8 0 15
2018vs Right .271 224 42 19 54 15 1 7
2017vs Left 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017vs Right 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Home/Away Pitching Splits
Since 2017
 
 
-24%
ERA on Road
2019
 
 
-50%
ERA on Road
2018
 
 
-16%
ERA at Home
2017
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ERA WHIP IP W L SV K/9 BB/9 HR/9
Since 2017Home 6.75 1.54 69.1 2 8 0 6.5 4.2 2.6
Since 2017Away 5.12 1.41 102.0 2 11 0 7.0 2.9 2.0
2019Home 9.90 1.93 30.0 0 5 0 7.2 6.0 3.3
2019Away 4.97 1.32 38.0 1 4 0 7.3 1.9 2.4
2018Home 4.35 1.25 39.1 2 3 0 5.9 2.7 2.1
2018Away 5.20 1.47 64.0 1 7 0 6.8 3.5 1.8
2017Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Stat Review
How does David Hess compare to other starting pitchers?
This section compares his stats with all starting pitcher seasons from the previous three seasons (minimum 120 innings)*. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that stat and it would be considered average.

* Exit Velocity, Barrels/BBE %, Balls Hit 95+ MPH %, and Spin Rate are benchmarked against this season's data (min 70 IP). See here for more exit velocity/barrels stats plus an explanation of current limitations with that data set.
  • K/BB
    Strikeout to walk ratio.
  • K/9
    Average strikeouts per nine innings.
  • BB/9
    Average walks per nine innings.
  • HR/9
    Average home runs allowed per nine innings.
  • Fastball
    Average fastball velocity.
  • ERA
    Earned run average. The average earned runs allowed per nine innings.
  • WHIP
    Walks plus hits per inning pitched.
  • BABIP
    Batting average on balls in play. Measures how many balls in play against a pitcher go for hits.
  • GB/FB
    Groundball to flyball ratio. The higher the number, the more likely a pitcher is to induce groundballs.
  • Left On Base
    The percentage of base runners that a pitcher strands on base over the course of a season.
  • Exit Velocity
    The speed of the baseball as it comes off the bat, immediately after a batter makes contact.
  • Barrels/BBE
    The percentage of batted ball events resulting in a Barrel. A Barrel is a batted ball with similar exit velocity and launch angle to past ones that led to a minimum .500 batting average and 1.500 slugging percentage.
  • Spin Rate
    Spin Rate is the rate of spin on a baseball after it is released. It is measured in revolutions per minute (rpm).
  • Balls Hit 95+ MPH
    The percentage of batted balls hit that met or exceeded the 95 MPH threshold.
  • Swinging Strike
    The percentage of pitches that result in a swing and a miss.
K/BB
1.96
 
K/9
7.3
 
BB/9
3.7
 
HR/9
2.8
 
Fastball
92.9 mph
 
ERA
7.15
 
WHIP
1.59
 
BABIP
.301
 
GB/FB
0.82
 
Left On Base
57.3%
 
Exit Velocity
92.1 mph
 
Barrels/BBE
12.1%
 
Spin Rate
2103 rpm
 
Balls Hit 95+ MPH
50.0%
 
Swinging Strike
8.7%
 
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Up as 26th man
PBaltimore Orioles  AAA
July 13, 2019
Hess is up to serve as the 26th man for Saturday's doubleheader against the Rays, Rich Dubroff of BaltimoreBaseball.com reports.
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Likely coming up for doubleheader
PBaltimore Orioles  AAA
July 12, 2019
Hess is expected to serve as the 26th man for Saturday's doubleheader against the Rays, Rich Dubroff of BaltimoreBaseball.com reports.
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Dispatched to Triple-A
PBaltimore Orioles  AAA
July 7, 2019
The Orioles optioned Hess to Triple-A Norfolk after Sunday's 6-1 loss to the Blue Jays.
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Recalled by Orioles
PBaltimore Orioles  AAA
July 6, 2019
Hess was recalled by the Orioles on Saturday.
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Headed to minors
PBaltimore Orioles  AAA
June 16, 2019
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.
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