Barry Enright

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Barry Enright
San Diego Padres
Born: (1986-03-30) March 30, 1986 (age 30)
Stockton, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
June 30, 2010, for the Arizona Diamondbacks
MLB statistics
(through 2013 season)
Win–loss record 7–13
Earned run average 5.57
Strikeouts 76

Barry Ryan Enright (born March 30, 1986) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the San Diego Padres organization. Enright attended St. Mary's High School in Stockton, California and Pepperdine University. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

Early life[edit]

Prior to playing professionally, Enright attended St. Mary's High School and then Pepperdine University. In his first year at Pepperdine, 2005, he went 10-1 with a 4.62 ERA in 18 starts. The following year, he went 13-2 with a 4.05 ERA in 21 games (20 starts). In 2007, he went 12-5 with a 1.99 ERA in 18 starts. He was drafted in the second round of the 2007 amateur draft by the Arizona Diamondbacks.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Arizona Diamondbacks[edit]

Enright began his professional career in 2007, splitting the season between three teams - the Yakima Bears (five games), the South Bend Silver Hawks (one game) and the Visalia Oaks (four games). He did not allow a single earned run in 15 combined innings of work, and he struck out 17 batters. In 2008, he pitched for the Oaks, going 12-8 with a 4.44 ERA in 29 starts. With the Mobile Bay Bears in 2009, Enright went 10-9 with a 3.98 ERA in 27 starts. He began 2010 with the Mobile Bay Bears, going 4-1 with a 2.88 ERA in 14 starts prior to his call-up to the major leagues.[2] In 2011 while he was pitching for the Reno Aces, Enright threw a pitch behind Josh Donaldson of the Sacramento River Cats (who tagged Enright for a home run in the game earlier) and was promptly ejected along with Donaldson as the benches and bullpens cleared.[3]

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim[edit]

On July 24, 2012, Enright was traded to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for cash considerations. On Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Enright surrendered a two-run walk-off home run to Oakland Athletics slugger Brandon Moss in the nineteenth inning. The home run, which ended the longest game in Angels history, took place over six and a half hours after the first pitch, which was thrown by the Athletics' Dan Straily 7:05PM PT the previous day. He was designated for assignment on May 16, 2013. He was outrighted to AAA on May 19, 2013. He elected free agency on November 4, 2013.[citation needed]

Philadelphia Phillies[edit]

Enright signed a minor league deal with the Philadelphia Phillies on January 24, 2014. He was released in July after posting a 5.58 ERA in 19 starts for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs. He had been 1-7 with a 7.57 ERA in his last nine games started with the IronPigs.[4]

Los Angeles Dodgers[edit]

Enright signed a minor league deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers on July 28, 2014. He appeared in 7 games (5 starts) for the AAA Albuquerque Isotopes, where he was 0-4 with a 8.62 ERA. The Dodgers released him on April 5, 2015.[citation needed]

Toros de Tijuana[edit]

On May 6, 2015, Enright signed with the Toros de Tijuana of the Mexican League.[citation needed]

San Diego Padres[edit]

On January 24, 2017, Enright signed a minor league contract with the San Diego Padres.[5]


  1. ^ Stats
  2. ^ On To The Next One: Barry Enright
  3. ^ Stockton Native Leads Aces Over River Cats Archived March 20, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ Joyce, Greg (July 18, 2014). "Barry Enright released by Lehigh Valley IronPigs". The Express-Times. Retrieved September 1, 2014. 
  5. ^ Todd, Jeff (January 24, 2017). "Minor MLB Transactions: 1/24/17". Retrieved January 24, 2017. 

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