David Lough

David Lough #9

  • LF
  • B/T: L/L
  • 5' 10"/175
  • Age: 29


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David Lough Stats

.201 4 12 2 .555

David Lough MLB Career Stats

.255 13 63 16 .672

David Lough Bio

  • Full Name: David Dennis Lough
  • Pronunciation: LOW
  • Born: 1/20/1986 in Akron, OH
  • Draft: 2007, Kansas City Royals, 11th rd. (336th overall)
  • College: Mercyhurst College
  • Debut: September 1, 2012
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2015 Stats 134 14 27 4 12 2 .201 .241 .555
MLB Career Stats 682 89 174 13 63 16 .255 .295 .672
  • Status: Active

David Lough Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2015 Orioles AL 144 72 86.16 208.31 -3.10 11.54 33.24
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 210.20 0.43 8.96 33.39


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August 14, 2015 at 5:54 PM ET

Clevenger recalled by O's

The Orioles recalled catcher Steve Clevenger from Triple-A Norfolk on Friday while designating outfielder David Lough for assignment.

June 19, 2015 at 8:08 PM ET

O's playing it safe as Jones returns to DH

Orioles center fielder Adam Jones passed all of his early tests on Friday, playing catch and taking some early batting practice, but manager Buck Showalter made a late lineup change and cautiously inserted Jones as the designated hitter for the series opener at Rogers Centre.


David Lough Awards

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Kansas City AL

CAR Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Wilmington CAR

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Season 3B Rank
2013 4 16th in AL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2014 5 18th in AL

David Lough Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
September 24, 2015 Baltimore Orioles selected the contract of LF David Lough from Norfolk Tides.
August 23, 2015 Baltimore Orioles sent LF David Lough outright to Norfolk Tides.
August 14, 2015 Baltimore Orioles designated LF David Lough for assignment.
April 13, 2015 Baltimore Orioles activated LF David Lough from the 15-day disabled list.
April 12, 2015 Baltimore Orioles sent LF David Lough on a rehab assignment to Frederick Keys.
April 5, 2015 Baltimore Orioles placed LF David Lough on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 27, 2015. Left hamstring strain.
December 18, 2013 Baltimore Orioles traded 3B Danny Valencia to Kansas City Royals for LF David Lough.
May 17, 2013 Kansas City Royals recalled David Lough from Omaha Storm Chasers.
March 25, 2013 Kansas City Royals optioned David Lough to Omaha Storm Chasers.
September 1, 2012 Kansas City Royals recalled David Lough from Omaha Storm Chasers.
March 18, 2012 Kansas City Royals optioned David Lough to Omaha Storm Chasers.
September 29, 2011 David Lough roster status changed by Kansas City Royals.
March 14, 2011 Kansas City Royals optioned RF David Lough to Omaha Storm Chasers.
November 19, 2010 Kansas City Royals selected the contract of David Lough from Omaha Royals.
April 1, 2010 David Lough assigned to Omaha Royals from Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
January 18, 2010 Kansas City Royals invited non-roster RF David Lough to spring training.
June 28, 2009 David Lough assigned to Northwest Arkansas Naturals from Wilmington Blue Rocks.

David Dennis Lough Bio Info

Full name is David Dennis Lough...Graduated from Green High (Akron, Ohio) in 2004...Attended Mercyhurst College (Erie, Pa.)...led the team in 12 offensive categories his junior year as well as tying a school hits mark with 74...named to the Rawlings/ABCA All-America Third Team...also played football at Mercyhurst where he was a wide receiver and kick returner...Participated in the 2010 and 2011 Royals FanFest.


In 1st season with the O's, set career-highs in games played (112), stolen bases (8), and walks (15)...Led all AL LF in Range Factor/9 Innings (2.40)...Made his O's debut, April 2 vs. BOS, collecting 1st hit and run scored...Hit walk-off RBI single in the 12th inning, April 12 vs. TOR, his 1st multi-hit game of the year (2-5, R, RBI)...Collected a season-high three hits, (BB, 2B, 3R and 2 SB), April 24 @TOR...Hit 1st HR as an Oriole, collecting season-high 3 RBI, June 1 @HOU...Batted .356/.391/.576 (21-for-59) in his final 52 games (15 GS) of the season, beginning July 6...Scored a run in a career-high five consecutive games despite recording an at-bat in just three of the five games (two as PR), September 7-17...Ended the season on a season-high five-game hitting streak (beginning September 17), batting .500/.500/.929 (7-for-14)...Appeared in two postseason games, going 0-for-1 at the plate.


Recalled from Triple-A Omaha, May 16, and played in 96 games for KC... Finished 8th in the American League Rookie of the Year balloting, leading AL rookies in WAR per both Baseball-Reference (2.7) and FanGraphs (2.4, tied with Tampa Bay's Wil Myers)... Among all outfielders that played 500 or more innings in 2013, he ranked 9th overall with a +14.5 Ultimate Zone Rating... Also ranked 6th among all outfielders in UZR/150, posting a +27.3 (UZR prorated over 150 games)... Ranked 3rd among AL rookies (min. 300 AB) in average (.286), 2nd in triples (4), T-4th in doubles (17), and 5th in slugging percentage (.413)... Hit .294 (50-170) with a .447 SLG before the All-Star break... Blasted first major league home run on June 11 (solo shot off DET's Max Scherzer)... Became the first Royals rookie to collect four hits in a game on May 27 vs. STL, going 4-for-5... Also went 4-for-4 with three doubles and a homer @MIN on June 30... Became the first Royal to collect four extra-base hits in a game since Johnny Damon did it vs. CHC, July 18, 2000... Hit .340 (52-153) in 37 games for the Storm Chasers, which ranked 11th in the Pacific Coast League at the time of his call-up... Had a 16-game hitting streak, April 19-May 8 for Omaha.

2012 David was a September call up by the Royals after spending most of the season in Omaha (AAA)...tied for second in the Pacific Coast League in triples and tied for eighth in stolen bases...He was recalled from Omaha on September 1 and was 2-for-5 starting the second game of a doubleheader that night...singled in his first career at bat off Minnesota's Liam Hendriks and became the fourth Royals player to score 2 runs in his MLB debut. 2011 Spent his second consecutive season at Triple-A Omaha, helping the Storm Chasers to the Pacific Coast League championship. ... Despite missing some time with nagging injuries, finished third in the PCL with 11 triples and eighth with 87 runs scored. ... Hit .336 (48-for-143) vs. left-handed pitchers, .333 (56-for-168) following the All-Star break and .353 (42-for-119) with runners in scoring position. 2010 Saw his first action at the Triple-A level, spending the entire season with Omaha...After a slow start that saw him bat .262 (79-for-302) prior to the All-Star break, turned it around to hit .316 (50-for-158) following the break with a .865 OPS...His 12 triples ranked second in the Pacific Coast League...Was added to the Royals' 40-man roster on November 19, 2010. 2009 Opened the year at Wilmington (A Advanced) before being promoted to Northwest Arkansas (AA) at the end of June...Combined to hit .325 over his two stops, leading the entire Kansas City organization...Received the second annual George Brett Hitter of the Year Award at the Royals' Awards Night on January 14, 2010. 2008 Spent his first year of full-season pro ball entirely with the Burlington Bees of the Class A Midwest League...hit .268 (131-for-488) in 126 games, with 21 doubles, 11 triples, 16 home runs, 62 RBIs, 12 stolen bases and 76 runs scored...finished third in the league in triples, and fifth in total bases (222) and at-bats...hit .259 (62-for-239) before the All-Star break and .277 (69-for-249) after...hit .282 (106-for-376) vs. right-handers and .308 (117-for-380) at night...had RBIs in four straight games three times during the season...had 40 multi-hit games, including two 4-for-4 efforts, April 25 vs. South Michigan (3 RBI) and Aug. 19 against Quad Cities (3B, HR, RBI)...hit in seven straight games May 15-23, a season-high eight straight June 20-28 and six straight Aug. 5-11, including five multi-hit efforts. 2007 Made his professional debut and spent the entire season with the Burlington Royals of the (Rookie-level) Appalachian League...hit .337 (29-for-86) in 24 games, with two home runs, 12 RBIs, six stolen bases and 15 runs scored...hit .419 (13-for-31) in June and August...hit .387 (24-for-62) against right-handed pitching and .208 (5-for-24) vs. left-handers.