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David Hess

David Hess 41 P

Norfolk Tides

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: David James Hess
  • Age: 24 (July 10, 1993)
  • Birthplace: Tullahoma, TN
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 2" Wt: 180
  • Draft: Round 5 (2014, BAL)
  • School: Tennessee Tech
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David Hess Stats Summary

David Hess Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
April 16, 2018 Baltimore Orioles optioned RHP David Hess to Norfolk Tides.
April 15, 2018 Baltimore Orioles recalled RHP David Hess from Norfolk Tides.
March 9, 2018 Baltimore Orioles optioned RHP David Hess to Norfolk Tides.
November 20, 2017 Baltimore Orioles selected the contract of David Hess from Bowie Baysox.
February 27, 2017 RHP David Hess assigned to Baltimore Orioles.
March 2, 2016 RHP David Hess assigned to Baltimore Orioles.
September 1, 2015 RHP David Hess assigned to Bowie Baysox from Frederick Keys.
April 6, 2015 RHP David Hess assigned to Frederick Keys from Delmarva Shorebirds.
March 29, 2015 RHP David Hess assigned to Baltimore Orioles.
August 21, 2014 RHP David Hess assigned to Delmarva Shorebirds from Aberdeen IronBirds.
June 28, 2014 RHP David Hess assigned to Aberdeen IronBirds.
June 12, 2014 Baltimore Orioles signed RHP David Hess.
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David Hess Awards and Honors

David Hess  41 P

David Hess
  • Full Name: David James Hess
  • Born: July 10, 1993
  • Age: 24
  • Birthplace: Tullahoma, TN
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 180
  • Draft: Round 5 (2014, BAL)
  • School: Tennessee Tech

2017: Spent the entire year with Double-A Bowie, where he went 11-9 with a 3.85 ERA in 27 games (26 starts)... Ranked among Eastern League leaders in innings pitched (2nd, 154.1), strikeouts (3rd, 123), opponents batting average (3rd, .235), wins (T-3rd, 11) and ERA (11th, 3.85)... Among EL starters, ranked 4th in fewest baserunners per nine IP (11.31) and 5th in batting average against (.238)... Earned two Eastern League Pitcher of the Week awards for the periods of 6/26 - 7/2 and 8/21 - 8/27... Held Eastern League right-handed batters to a .206 average (59-287)... Allowed three earned runs or fewer in 20 of his 26 outings, including four outings where he did not yield a run... Struck out at least one batter in each of his outings, including two contests with eight Ks (5/1 vs. Erie, 8/9 vs. Harrisburg)... Set a career-high with 8.0 innings pitched and allowed just one hit in a win at Altoona, 8/25... Added to Baltimore's 40-man roster after having contract selected, 11/20... Enters 2018 rated as the #18 prospect in the Orioles system per MLB.com
2016: Spent entire season with Double-A Bowie, going 5-13 with a 5.37 ERA in 25 games (24 starts)... Ranked among Baysox leaders in innings pitched (1st, 127.1), strikeouts (1st, 85), starts (T-1st, 24) and wins (T-2nd, 5)... Allowed three earned runs or less in 17 of his 25 appearances... Had a 3.32 ERA (22 ER, 59.2 IP) over his first 11 starts before posting a 7.18 ERA over his final 14 outings (54 ER, 67.2 IP)... Struck out a season-high six batters on three different occassions... Was 2-1 with a 2.33 ERA (10 ER, 38.2 IP) over his first seven starts of the season... Allowed one hit and did not allow an earned run in a win at Richmond, July 17 (6.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 6 K)... Tossed six shutout innings and struck out four in a win vs. Binghamton, August 27.
2015: Spent majority of the season with Frederick, where he was 9-4 with a 3.58 ERA in 26 games (25 starts)...Joined Bowie on September 1 and made two starts, going 1-1 with a 4.50 ERA...His 122 strikeouts between the two levels ranked second among O's farmhands (Mitch Horacek, 146)...Ranked among Orioles minor leaguers in wins (4th, 10) and ERA (6th, 3.64)...Ranked among Carolina League leaders in batting average against (2nd, .224), strikeouts per 9 IP (4th, 7.41), strikeouts (5th, 110) and ERA (9th, 3.58)...Went 7-0 with a 1.34 ERA (10 ER, 67.0 IP) in 12 starts after the All-Star Break (was 2-4 with a 5.83 ERA before)...Was a two-time Carolina League pitcher of the week (6/22-29 and 8/24-31)...Named the Orioles minor league pitcher of the month in July (2-0, 1.82 ERA, 34.2 IP, 7 ER, 33 SO)...Pitched a complete game, one-hit shutout in his final start with the Keys (7.0 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 5 SO)...Went 2-0 with a 0.64 ERA in two postseason starts for Bowie (1 ER, 14.0 IP, 4 H, 11 K)...Has regeistered at least one strikeout in his last 28 appearances dating back to 7/26/14.
2014: Made 10 appearances in his debut season for Class-A Aberdeen (8) and Delmarva (2)…Named to the New York-Penn League All-Star Team...Allowed three earned runs over 22.1 IP, July 1-August 8 (1.21 ERA) with the IronBirds...Went 1-0 without allowing a run over 6.1 innings as a reliever with Aberdeen before being converted into a starter…Pitched to a 0.68 ERA (1 ER, 13.1 IP) over four games (two starts) at home with the IronBirds…Struck out a season-high six in each of his two starts with Delmarva.
PERSONAL: David James Hess was selected by Baltimore in the 5th round of the 2014 draft...Attended Tennessee Tech, where he was the first Ohio Valley Conference player drafted in 2014 and the highest TTU player drafted since 1969...Led the OVC with nine wins and 104 strikeouts in 2014...Was a Biomolecular Chemical Engineering major at TTU...Attended Tullahoma High School (TN), where he earned three letters while playing as a pitcher, outfielder and shortstop...At Tullahoma, was named the District Pitcher of the Year as a senior after hitting .393 with eight home runs and 41 RBI and going 8-1 with a 1.91 ERA and 102 strikeouts on the mound.