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Heath Hembree
Birthdate: 1/13/1989 (28 y, 2 m, 17 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-4/210     Position: P
Drafted: 2010 June Amateur Draft - Round: 5, Pick: 23, Overall: 168, Team: San Francisco Giants
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Reported: 11/16/2014  Risk: 2  ETA: 2015  Team Rank: 28  Positional Rank: NA  Overall Rank: NA
FastballSliderCommandFuture Value
55 / 6050 / 5545 / 45+40
RotoWire News: Hembree displayed some predictable trends when falling behind to left-handed hitters in 2016 and is taking steps to change his behavior, Brian MacPherson of the Providence Journal reports. (3/14/2017)
Profiles:  2013  2014  2015  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: We didn't even write anything for Hembree last year, which we know he took very seriously and inspired him to deliver a pretty good season to spite us. While his strikeout rate was nowhere near elite for a reliever, at least it's 50% more respectable than it had been the previous two seasons. Nothing about his 2016 stat line seems awry until you reach the vast differentials between his ERA and FIP metrics. Indeed, his fly ball tendencies foretold home run problems that never manifested. His slider continued to stand out as his best offering, and he developed, although infrequently used, a marginally effective curve. Generally speaking, though, none of his pitches stand out, effectively capping his potential and failing to resemble the high-strikeout live arm once glimpsed down on the Giants' farm. Craig Kimbrel's existence clearly defines Hembree's role as a lower-leverage one, yet he can't even hang his hat on being one of those awesome middle relievers that pads your ratios. He's a complete fantasy non-factor. (Alex Chamberlain)

The Quick Opinion: Hembree can't reasonably be considered a Craig Kimbrel contingency plan in Boston's bullpen and has no stand alone value. He's a non-factor in all formats.

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8/9C Iannetta17-B21234-4Chris Iannetta reached on fielder's choice to shortstop (Grounder). Howie Kendrick out at second.6.400.7135.0 %.1500.71
8/9H Kendrick15-B01__4-4Howie Kendrick struck out looking.3.270.7730.5 %.0740.33
8/9C Cron15-B11__4-4C.J. Cron flied out to center (Fly).2.830.4538.0 %.0640.25
8/9C Iannetta15-B21__4-4Chris Iannetta grounded out to third (Grounder).2.120.1944.4 %.0560.19
8/9E Navarro16-B0___4-4Efren Navarro grounded out to shortstop (Grounder).2.160.4138.1 %.0520.20
8/9A Pujols17-B0___4-4Albert Pujols fouled out to first (Fly).2.160.4138.1 %.0520.20
8/9E Navarro18-B0___4-4Efren Navarro flied out to center (Fliner (Fly)).2.160.4138.1 %.0520.20
8/24M Zunino6-T11__5-6Mike Zunino was caught stealing.1.290.5333.7 %.0450.42
9/26J Pirela9-T11__2-3Jose Pirela grounded into a double play to shortstop (Grounder). Antoan Richardson out at second.0.870.5316.3 %.0390.53
8/24C Taylor6-T2_2_5-6Chris Taylor was caught stealing.1.360.3335.6 %.0390.32
8/9K Calhoun16-B1___4-4Kole Calhoun fouled out to catcher (Fly).1.620.2143.3 %.0380.13
8/9K Calhoun18-B1___4-4Kole Calhoun flied out to left (Fly).1.620.2143.3 %.0380.13
8/9M Trout16-B2___4-4Mike Trout flied out to center (Fly).1.220.0847.1 %.0290.08
8/9M Trout18-B2___4-4Mike Trout struck out swinging.1.220.0847.1 %.0290.08
8/24C Denorfia6-T0___5-6Chris Denorfia grounded out to first (Grounder).0.970.5133.9 %.0250.24
9/26J Murphy8-T0___2-3John Ryan Murphy struck out swinging.0.910.5125.4 %.0230.24
9/26A Romine8-T1___2-3Austin Romine flied out to right (Fliner (Fly)).0.690.2727.7 %.0170.16
9/26Z Wheeler9-T0___2-3Zelous Wheeler flied out to right (Fly).0.670.5116.4 %.0170.24
9/26B Ryan8-T2___2-3Brendan Ryan flied out to left (Fly).0.480.1129.4 %.0120.10
8/9H Kendrick17-B1_234-4Howie Kendrick was intentionally walked.4.321.3116.6 %.009-0.15
9/20N Cruz5-B0___6-2Nelson Cruz struck out swinging.0.210.486.4 %.0050.23
8/26K Pillar11-B2_2_7-11Kevin Pillar grounded out to shortstop (Grounder).0.170.3199.5 %.0050.31
9/20J Hardy5-B1___6-2J.J. Hardy lined out to third (Liner). %.0040.16
9/20C Walker5-B2___6-2Christian Walker struck out swinging. %.0030.10
8/26E Encarnacion11-B112_4-11Edwin Encarnacion flied out to center (Fly).0.100.8899.8 %.0020.46
8/26M Cabrera11-B0___4-11Melky Cabrera flied out to center (Fliner (Fly)).0.030.4899.9 %.0010.22
9/17G Polanco8-B1_239-1Gregory Polanco struck out looking.0.001.310.0 %.0000.76
9/17C Stewart8-B2_239-1Chris Stewart flied out to shortstop (Fliner (Fly)).0.000.550.0 %.0000.55
9/17T Snider8-B01__9-1Travis Snider flied out to shortstop (Fliner (Fly)).0.000.770.0 %.0000.33
9/17C Barmes8-B0___9-1Clint Barmes singled to left (Grounder).0.000.410.0 %.000-0.37
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8/26J Bautista11-B1___4-11Jose Bautista walked.0.020.25100.0 %-.001-0.25
8/26D Navarro11-B212_6-11Dioner Navarro doubled to right (Fly). Jose Bautista scored. Steve Tolleson scored.0.020.4299.9 %-.001-1.89
8/26S Tolleson11-B11__4-11Steve Tolleson singled to center (Fliner (Liner)). Jose Bautista advanced to 2B.0.040.5099.9 %-.001-0.38
8/26D Valencia11-B2_2_7-11Danny Valencia doubled to center (Fliner (Liner)). Dioner Navarro scored.0.060.3199.8 %-.003-1.00
8/9E Aybar17-B1_2_4-4Erick Aybar was intentionally walked.3.190.6131.6 %-.009-0.21
8/24C Taylor6-T21__5-6Chris Taylor advanced on a stolen base to 2B.0.920.2336.8 %-.012-0.09
8/24C Taylor6-T2___5-6Chris Taylor singled to left (Grounder).0.480.1138.2 %-.014-0.13
9/26A Richardson9-T1___2-3Antoan Richardson singled to right (Grounder).0.510.2718.0 %-.018-0.26
9/20D Young5-B0___4-2Delmon Young singled to center (Liner).0.560.4918.1 %-.022-0.38
8/24M Zunino6-T1___5-6Mike Zunino walked.0.720.2736.4 %-.027-0.26
8/24A Jackson7-T0___5-6Austin Jackson walked.0.990.5130.6 %-.037-0.38
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9/20A Jones5-B01__6-2Adam Jones homered (Fly). Delmon Young scored.0.880.8616.0 %-.096-1.62
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