Matt Grace, Relief Pitcher, Washington Nationals, #33
Date of Birth: 12/14/1988
Birthplace: Palos Verdes Estates, California
Matt Grace, relief pitcher for the Washington Nationals, was primarily a relief pitcher at UCLA. He was drafted by the Nationals in 2010. He pitched as a starting pitcher in their minor league system from 2010 through 2012. In 2013 and 2014, he pitched from the bullpen.
Grace pitched in 26 games with the Nationals in 2015. He finished with a 4.24 ERA in 17.0 innings. He also pitched 48.2 innings in 38 games in the minors. He spent most of the 2016 season in the minors, pitching just 3.0 innings in 5 games with the Nationals.
Grace pitched in 40 games with the Nationals in 2017. He finished the season with 1 win and no losses, 2 saves, 31 strikeouts to 18 walks, and a 4.32 ERA in 50.0 innings. He didn't pitch in the postseason.