Date of Birth: 08/29/1991
Height: 6' 0" Weight: 200 lbs
College Experience: Emporia State University
Resides: Oskaloosa, KS
The 2017 season will be Picht's 5th season in professional baseball, 1st with the X's.
Picht was claimed off of waivers by the Explorers on October 13th, 2016 from the Joplin Blasters. Picht was a workhouse for the Blasters last season appearing in 41 games (9th most in AA), eating up 56.2 innings out of the bullpen, finishing with a 3.34 ERA and 61 strikeouts. Picht started his professional career with the Kansas City T-Bones in 2013 and spent the 2014 season with the Frontier Greys (Frontier League) before spending the last two seasons in Joplin.