Heath Hembree is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates of Major League Baseball (MLB). Listed at 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) and 220 pounds (100 kg), Hembree throws and bats right-handed.
During September 2013, Hembree participated in a total of nine MLB games for the 2013 Giants, allowing no runs in 7+23 innings of work with 12 strikeouts.
With Triple-A Fresno, Hembree began the 2014 season with 18 saves, a 3.89 earned run average, a 1–3 record, and 46 strikeouts in 39+13 innings of work.
In exchange for Jake Peavy, Hembree and Edwin Escobar were traded to the Boston Red Sox on July 26, 2014.
After making his Red Sox debut on August 9 in a 19-inning defeat to the Los Angeles Angels, Hembree pitched four innings of shutout relief, giving up just one hit and one walk.
On August 23, the Red Sox signed Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo and guaranteed him the uniform number he wore in Cuba, which was 38, thus Hembree changed his number to 37.
As a result, Hembree spent most of the season between the Boston Red Sox and Pawtucket Red Sox.
In seven appearances with Pawtucket, he had a 2.70 ERA, nine strikeouts in 6+23 innings thrown, and two saves to go with a 0–1 record.
Heath Hembree Parents: Meet Rick Hembree and Connie Hembree
Heath Hembree, the baseball personality was born to parents, Rick Hembree, his father, and Connie Hembree, his mother.
There are no details about Heath Hembree’s parents’ careers and educational backgrounds.