Chad Wallach

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Chad Arthur Wallach

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The son of Tim Wallach, catcher Chad Wallach was selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 43rd round of the 2010 amateur draft. He did not sign, opting to attend Cal State Fullerton instead. He was then taken by the Miami Marlins in the fifth round of the 2013 amateur draft. He made his pro debut with the Batavia Muckdogs on June 21st against the Mahoning Valley Scrappers. He hit .226 in 43 games with no homers and 13 RBIs. He did a lot better in 2014 however, as with the Greensboro Grasshoppers of the South Atlantic League, he hit .321 in 78 games, and then did even better in 19 games for the Jupiter Hammerheads of the Florida State League, hitting at a .322 clip. Between the two teams, his batting line was .322/.431/.457 in 97 games, with 7 homers and 57 RBIs.

On December 11, 2014, he was traded to the Cincinnati Reds along with P Anthony DeSclafani in return for P Mat Latos. He made his debut with the Reds on August 27, 2017, going 0 for 4 with a strikeout.

Wallach is the brother of minor leaguers Matt Wallach and Brett Wallach.

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