Roach with Lake Elsinore Storm 2012
|San Diego Padres – No. 39|
December 14, 1989 |
Las Vegas, Nevada
|Bats: Right||Throws: Right|
|April 2, 2014 for the San Diego Padres|
(through April 4, 2014)
|Earned run average||8.10|
Roach was drafted by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the 40th round of the 2008 Major League Baseball Draft out of Bishop Gorman High School in Summerlin, Nevada. He did not sign and attended the College of Southern Nevada. He was then drafted again by the Angels in the third round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft.
On May 4, 2012, the Angels traded Roach along with Alexi Amarista to the San Diego Padres for Ernesto Frieri. He was added to the 40-man roster in November 2013. He made the Padres opening day roster in 2014 and made his MLB debut on April 2, 2014.
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- Kantowskilas, Ron. "Former Gorman ace breaks in with Padres". Reviewjournal.com. Retrieved April 5, 2014.
- Career statistics and player information from MLB, or Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- Padres legend Randy Jones likes Donn Roach's sinker
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