Barry Enright

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Barry Enright
Pitcher
Born: (1986-03-30) March 30, 1986 (age 33)
Stockton, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 30, 2010, for the Arizona Diamondbacks
Last MLB appearance
May 15, 2013, for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
MLB statistics
Win–loss record7–13
Earned run average5.57
Strikeouts76
Teams

Barry Ryan Enright (born March 30, 1986) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. Enright attended St. Mary's High School in Stockton, California and Pepperdine University. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. He played for Team Great Britain in the 2019 European Baseball Championship.

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). After the 2006 season, he played collegiate summer baseball with the Brewster Whitecaps of the Cape Cod Baseball League.[1] 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.[2]

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.[3] 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.[4]

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.[5]

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 an 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.[6]

Colorado Rockies[edit]

On May 7, 2017, Enright was traded to the Colorado Rockies in exchange for cash considerations.[7] He elected free agency on November 6, 2017.

Tigres de Quintana Roo[edit]

On February 18, 2018, Enright signed with the Tigres de Quintana Roo of the Mexican Baseball League.[8]

Arizona Diamondbacks (second stint)[edit]

On July 16, 2018, Enright signed a minor league deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks. He elected free agency on November 2, 2018.

Coaching Career[edit]

Enright announced his retirement Jan. 9, 2019, and will now work as the pitching coach for the Hillsboro Hops, a minor-league affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks in the Northwest League.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Major League Baseball Players From the Cape Cod League" (PDF). capecodbaseball.org. Retrieved January 9, 2020.
  2. ^ Stats
  3. ^ On To The Next One: Barry Enright
  4. ^ Stockton Native Leads Aces Over River Cats Archived March 20, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Joyce, Greg (July 18, 2014). "Barry Enright released by Lehigh Valley IronPigs". The Express-Times. Retrieved September 1, 2014.
  6. ^ Todd, Jeff (January 24, 2017). "Minor MLB Transactions: 1/24/17". mlbtraderumors.com. Retrieved January 24, 2017.
  7. ^ http://www.baseballamerica.com/minors/minor-league-transactions-may-6-12/#jhPovbtKmZOUALlI.97
  8. ^ http://www.purobeisbol.mx/?noticia=barry-enright-llega-a-los-tigres

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