Chaz Roe

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Chaz Roe
Chaz Roe throwing, July 7, 2018 (cropped).jpg
Roe with the Rays in 2018
Tampa Bay Rays – No. 52
Born: (1986-10-09) October 9, 1986 (age 31)
Steubenville, Ohio
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
July 1, 2013, for the Arizona Diamondbacks
MLB statistics
(through September 12, 2018)
Win–loss record 8–5
Earned run average 3.87
Strikeouts 166

Chaz Daniel Roe (born October 9, 1986) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Arizona Diamondbacks, New York Yankees, Baltimore Orioles, and Atlanta Braves.


Roe attended Lafayette High School in Lexington, Kentucky. In 2004 as a high school player, Roe was considered by Baseball America to be the number 35 prospect in the United States.[1]

Colorado Rockies[edit]

He was selected by the Colorado Rockies in the first round (32nd overall) of the 2005 Major League Baseball Draft.[2]

On September 3, 2010, Roe was called up to the majors for the first time but he did not appear in any games.

Seattle Mariners[edit]

On December 2, 2010, Roe was traded to the Seattle Mariners for José López.[3] He was designated for assignment by Seattle on June 29, 2011, after recording a 6.41 ERA with Triple-A Tacoma.[4]

Arizona Diamondbacks[edit]

Roe signed a minor league contract for the 2013 season with the Arizona Diamondbacks. He made his MLB debut with the Diamondbacks on July 1.[5][6] He was called up on August 24, 2013, to replace J.J. Putz[7]

Texas Rangers[edit]

On November 1, 2013, Roe was claimed off waivers by the Texas Rangers[8] He was designated for assignment on January 29, 2014. Roe elected free agency on February 5, 2014.

Miami Marlins[edit]

He signed a minor league deal with the Miami Marlins on February 6, 2014.

New York Yankees[edit]

The Marlins traded Roe to the New York Yankees for cash considerations on August 31.[9] He was designated for assignment on September 21, 2014.[citation needed] On September 23, 2014,

Pittsburgh Pirates[edit]

Roe was claimed off waivers by the Pittsburgh Pirates.[citation needed]

Baltimore Orioles[edit]

Roe while with the Baltimore Orioles

On December 12, 2014, Roe was signed to a minor league contract by the Baltimore Orioles.[10] On July 29, 2016, Roe was designated for assignment.

Atlanta Braves[edit]

On August 7, 2016, Roe was claimed off waivers by the Atlanta Braves.[11] In 21 games, he posted an ERA of 3.60 in 20 innings, striking out 26. He was designated for assignment the following season after just 3 appearances.

Tampa Bay Rays[edit]

On July 18, 2017, Roe was traded to the Tampa Bay Rays for cash considerations, and assigned to the Triple-A Durham Bulls.[12] He was called up in September when rosters expanded. In 8 games, he posted an ERA of 1.07 in ​8 23 innings. He struck out 12. The following season, he opened the season in the Rays bullpen. On July 8th, he was placed on the disabled list.



  1. ^ "Wildcats Sign Star Lafayette Pitcher". Lexington Herald-Leader. November 15, 2004. pp. D4. Retrieved May 20, 2009. 
  2. ^ Harding, Thomas (June 9, 2005). "Rox use second pick for prep pitcher". News. MLB Advanced Media. Retrieved August 15, 2015. 
  3. ^ Harding, Thomas. "Rockies pick up infielder Lopez from Seattle". News. MLB Advanced Media. Retrieved August 15, 2015. 
  4. ^ Nicholson-Smith, Ben. "Mariners Designate Chaz Roe For Assignment". Retrieved June 29, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Chaz Roe earns promotion from D'backs, set to make MLB debut in ninth pro season". July 1, 2013. Archived from the original on September 2, 2014. Retrieved August 15, 2015. 
  6. ^ Hale, Jon (July 3, 2013). "Chaz Roe's promotion latest sign that Lexington is becoming a baseball town". Retrieved August 15, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Diamondbacks outlast Phillies 12-7 in 18 innings". CNN. August 24, 2013. 
  8. ^ Durrett, Richard (November 1, 2013). "Rangers claim RHP Chaz Roe from Arizona". ESPN. Retrieved August 15, 2015. 
  9. ^ Kuty, Brendan (August 31, 2014). "Yankees trade for Chaz Roe: What you should know about him". New Jersey On-Line LLC. Retrieved August 15, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Orioles sign RH Chaz Roe". Baltimore Sports and Life. December 13, 2014. Retrieved August 15, 2015. 
  11. ^ Krueger, Nate (August 7, 2016). "Reliever Roe claimed off waivers from Orioles". Retrieved August 8, 2016. 
  12. ^ "Tampa Bay Rays on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved July 18, 2017. 
  13. ^ "Chaz Roe Stats, Highlights, Bio - Tulsa Drillers Stats". Tulsa Drillers. Minor League Baseball. Retrieved August 15, 2015. 

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