David Hess
David Hess
25-Year-Old PitcherSP
Baltimore Orioles
2019 Fantasy Outlook
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$Signed a one-year contract with the Orioles in March of 2019.
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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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.
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Left/Right Pitching Splits
Since 2017
 
 
-12%
BAA vs LHP
2019
 
 
-17%
BAA vs LHP
2018
 
 
-6%
BAA vs LHP
2017
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BAA Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR
Since 2017vs Left .253 354 53 33 79 14 0 18
Since 2017vs Right .286 400 74 32 103 23 2 24
2019vs Left .252 124 21 15 27 6 0 3
2019vs Right .304 176 32 13 49 8 1 17
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
 
 
-26%
ERA on Road
2019
 
 
-53%
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 6.95 1.53 67.1 2 8 0 6.4 4.3 2.5
Since 2017Away 5.12 1.41 102.0 2 11 0 7.0 2.9 2.0
2019Home 10.61 1.93 28.0 0 5 0 7.1 6.4 3.2
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 40 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
1.89
 
K/9
7.2
 
BB/9
3.8
 
HR/9
2.7
 
Fastball
92.8 mph
 
ERA
7.36
 
WHIP
1.58
 
BABIP
.296
 
GB/FB
0.78
 
Left On Base
57.9%
 
Exit Velocity
91.7 mph
 
Barrels/BBE
12.1%
 
Spin Rate
2104 rpm
 
Balls Hit 95+ MPH
48.4%
 
Swinging Strike
8.8%
 
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Bound for bullpen
PBaltimore Orioles  AAA
June 15, 2019
Hess will pitch out of the bulpen going forward, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
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Takes ninth loss
PBaltimore Orioles  AAA
June 12, 2019
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.
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Allows four runs in loss
PBaltimore Orioles  AAA
June 6, 2019
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.
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Slated to pitch Thursday
PBaltimore Orioles  AAA
June 5, 2019
Hess will start Thursday against the Rangers, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
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Continues losing streak
PBaltimore Orioles  AAA
June 1, 2019
Hess allowed seven runs on six hits with four strikeouts and three walks across four innings while taking a loss against the Rangers on Saturday.
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