Colin Michael Poche, an American professional baseball pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays of Major League Baseball, was born on January 17, 1994. (MLB). Poche signed with the Hillsboro Hops and pitched for them the entire season, going 1-2 with a 3.19 ERA in 31 innings.
In 2017, he threw for the Kane County Cougars and the Visalia Rawhide, combining for a 3-1 record and 1.25 ERA in 50.1 innings. He pitched in the Arizona Fall League after the season was over. With the Jackson Generals, he opened the year.
The Tampa Bay Rays acquired Poche as a player to be named later on May 1, 2018, to complete the Steven Souza transaction from February 2018. Poche was advanced to the International League’s Triple-A Durham Bulls after three games with the Montogmery Biscuits.
Poche was chosen to the 2018 MLB Pipeline team of the year after pitching 66 innings with a 0.82 ERA at both levels. Poche was also selected Minor League Reliever of the Year by the Rays.
Colin Poche Injury Updates
With a torn UCL that necessitated Tommy John surgery, the Rays announced on July 21, 2020 that Poche will miss the whole truncated 2020 season. As he continued to rehabilitate from Tommy John surgery, Poche was put on the 60-day disabled list on February 17, 2021.
Throughout camp, the left-hander was improving, but he missed a significant amount of time after Tommy John surgical treatment was advised. As a result, he was placed on the 45-day inactive list and will miss the whole 2020 season, as well as the most of the 2021 season.