Donn Roach Signs With KBO’s KT Wiz

The KT Wiz of the Korea Baseball Organization announced on Monday that they’ve signed right-hander Donn Roach to a one-year deal that will pay him $850K (via Jee-ho Yoo of Yonhap News). Roach, 26, has bounced all over the league in the past two seasons, spending time on the 40-man roster with the Padres, Cubs, Reds, Blue Jays, Mariners, Tigers and Athletics. He finished up the...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
November 07, 2016

Athletics claim Donn Roach off waivers; send him to Triple-A Nashville

The Nashville Sounds — Oakland’s Triple-A affiliate — are on the cusp of closing their season out and the club is sending players to the bigs for September call-ups. With that, the Athletics have claimed right-handed pitcher Donn Roach from the Detroit Tigers and have shipped him to Nashville. The 26-year-old appeared in a pair […] The post Athletics claim Donn Roach off...
Via Today's Knuckleball
September 05, 2016

Athletics Claim Donn Roach From Tigers

The Tigers announced this afternoon that right-hander Donn Roach, whom they had designated for assignment over the weekend, has been claimed off waivers by the Athletics. Roach, 26, has a 5.77 ERA with 20 strikeouts against 18 walks in 39 career innings at the Major League level, but his massive ground-ball tendencies continue to intrigue teams enough to land on 40-man rosters. Roach...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
September 05, 2016

Tigers Claim Donn Roach, Designate Jeff Ferrell

The Tigers announced today that they’ve claimed right-hander Donn Roach off waivers from the Mariners and designated fellow right-hander Jeff Ferrell for assignment in order to clear a spot on the 40-man roster. Roach, who was designated for assignment by the Mariners on Aug. 4, has been optioned to Triple-A, per the Tigers’ announcement. In 39 career innings at the Major League...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
August 09, 2016

Roach recalled by Mariners to fill Miley's spot

The Mariners recalled right-hander Donn Roach from Triple-A Tacoma, the team announced Monday.
August 01, 2016

Roach opening eyes in push for bullpen spot

Donn Roach is a man who looks for opportunity in the midst of challenging circumstances, so perhaps it's not surprising that the 26-year-old right-hander has opened eyes in Mariners camp as he competes for a bullpen berth made available by injuries and attrition.
March 25, 2016

Blue Jays claim Roach off waivers from Reds

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) The Toronto Blue Jays have claimed right-hander Donn Roach off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds. Toronto received Roach on Tuesday, and he will join Triple-A Buffalo later this week. Roach was designated for assignment Sunday after going 2-4 with a 6.00 ERA in seven starts for Triple-A Louisville. Outfielder Michael Saunders was transferred from the 15-day...
Via Associated Press
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball Final: July 10th, 2015

If you read only one thing….. As we approach the all-star break, the fantasy world and real word shift their attention to the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline. I remember when I was a kid, there was only one deadline. It came on August 31st. That deadline was only for teams trying to set their playoff roster. I remember one year where Fred Lynn was dealt right after the deadline...
Via The Fantasy Fix
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Padres reinstate 4; designate Roach, Stults

SAN DIEGO (AP) The San Diego Padres have reinstated right-hander Casey Kelly, left-hander Cory Luebke, first baseman Yonder Alonso and left fielder Carlos Quentin from the 60-day disabled listed. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Padres on Monday designated right-hander Donn Roach and left-hander Eric Stults for assignment and outrighted catcher Adam Moore to Triple-A El Paso...
Via Associated Press
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 6-15-14

The Chihuahuas were the only team in the organization to get a W today. They benefited from a strong start from Donn Roach and the continued solid play of Brooks Conrad.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Donn Roach/Josh Geer Pitching Prospect of the Day: Brooks Conrad   El Paso Chihuahuas 5, Round Rock Express 4 Alex Castellanos – LF: 1-6, RBI, K Brooks Conrad – 2B: 2-4, HR(14...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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