Date of Birth: 08/29/1991
Height: 6' 0" Weight: 200 lbs
College Experience: Emporia State University
Resides: Oskaloosa, KS
The 2018 season will be Picht's 6th season in professional baseball.
Picht appeared in 34 games for the Explorers last season with the majority coming out of the bullpen, with 6 starts mixed in towards the end of the season. Picht would toss 78.2 innings for the X’s, surrendering only 75 hits while accumulating 66 strikeouts and holding a 3.89 ERA.
Picht had previously pitched for the now defunct Joplin Blasters of the American Association and was a workhouse out of the bullpen for the Blasters in 2016 pitching in 41 games, posting a 3.34 ERA with 61 strikeouts in 56.2 innings. Picht also pitched for the American Association’s Kansas City T-Bones, where he began his professional career in 2013. The Kansas native pitched collegiately at Kansas State before transferring to Barton County CC and finishing his collegiate career at Emporia State University.