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Kevin Whelan

30-Year-Old Pitcher – Detroit Tigers

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 205   DOB: 1/8/1984   BORN: Kerrville, TX   COLLEGE: Texas A&M   DRAFTED: 4th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a minor league deal with the Tigers in February of 2014.

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Whelan signed a minor league deal with the Tigers and will report to minor league spring training, Chris Iott of MLive.com reports.

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Kevin Whelan Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2005 21 A Wes 14 0 0 12.1 4 1 0 22 2 0 0 11 0.73 0.50
2006 22 A A 51 0 0 54.0 33 16 1 69 29 4 1 27 2.67 1.15
2007 23 A Tam 7 7 0 28.0 11 6 2 28 12 2 0 0 1.93 0.82
2007 23 AA TRE 31 1 0 54.3 34 18 2 68 42 4 2 4 2.98 1.40
2008 24 A Tam 9 0 0 17.1 11 9 0 19 14 1 0 1 4.67 1.46
2008 24 AA TRE 15 0 0 20.7 13 10 2 27 15 2 0 1 4.35 1.35
2009 25 AA TRE 1 0 0 1.3 2 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 13.50 2.25
2009 25 AA TRE 29 0 0 53.3 36 14 1 61 27 4 0 2 2.36 1.18
2009 25 AAA SCR 14 0 0 12.7 7 4 0 22 13 0 0 1 2.84 1.58
2010 26 AA Tre 24 0 0 29.1 20 19 1 40 21 3 3 3 0 0 5.83 1.41
2010 26 AAA Scr 24 0 0 20.0 19 14 2 22 10 2 1 1 0 0 6.30 1.45
2011 27 AAA Scr 45 0 0 52.1 38 16 5 54 14 2 3 23 0 0 2.75 1.00
2011 27 MAJ NYY 2 0 0 1.7 0 1 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 5.40 3.00
2012 28 AAA Scr 24 0 0 25.1 23 10 2 36 16 3 0 12 0 0 3.55 1.55
2013 29 AAA Lou 47 0 0 50.2 43 28 8 73 33 3 3 6 0 0 4.97 1.51
3-Year Averages MAJ   2 0 0 1.7 0 1 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 5.40 3.00

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Kevin Whelan Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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Kevin Whelan Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

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Kevin Whelan Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2005 21 A Wes 14 0 12.1 16.36 1.49 11.00 0.00 83.3% 0.73 .06 .248
2006 22 A A 51 0 54.0 11.50 4.83 2.38 0.17 75.4% 2.67 2.55 .278
2007 23 A Tam 7 7 28.0 9.00 3.86 2.33 0.64 81% 1.93 3.41 .150
2007 23 AA TRE 31 1 54.3 11.26 6.96 1.62 0.33 78.4% 2.98 3.60 .273
2008 24 A Tam 9 0 17.1 10.00 7.37 1.36 0.00 64% 4.67 3.43 .273
2008 24 AA TRE 15 0 20.7 11.76 6.53 1.80 0.87 69.2% 4.35 4.02 .260
2009 25 AA TRE 1 0 1.3 13.50 6.75 2.00 0.00 33.3% 13.50 2.45 .532
2009 25 AA TRE 29 0 53.3 10.29 4.56 2.26 0.17 79% 2.36 2.68 .281
2009 25 AAA SCR 14 0 12.7 15.63 9.24 1.69 0.00 80% 2.84 2.81 .338
2010 26 AA Tre 24 0 29.1 12.37 6.49 1.90 0.31 55% 5.83 3.17 .311
2010 26 AAA Scr 24 0 20.0 9.90 4.50 2.20 0.90 55.6% 6.30 3.95 .331
2011 27 AAA Scr 45 0 52.1 9.33 2.42 3.86 0.86 76.6% 2.75 3.24 .262
2011 27 MAJ NYY 2 0 1.7 5.40 27.00 0.20 0.00 1.00 80% 91.1 MPH 5.40 11.00 .000
2012 28 AAA Scr 24 0 25.1 12.91 5.74 2.25 0.72 78.4% 3.55 3.28 .376
2013 29 AAA Lou 47 0 50.2 13.09 5.92 2.21 1.43 70.6% 4.97 4.34 .338
3-Year Averages MAJ   2 0 1.7 5.40 27.00 0.20 0.00 80% 5.40 11.00 .000

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Worst Matchups for Kevin Whelan (by OPS against, min 0 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Grady Sizemore BOS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 1.000
Shin-Soo Choo TEX 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 1.000
Cord Phelps BAL 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .000 1.000
Asdrubal Cabrera CLE 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Carlos Santana CLE 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Michael Brantley CLE 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000

Best Matchups for Kevin Whelan (by OPS against, min 0 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Grady Sizemore BOS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 1.000
Shin-Soo Choo TEX 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 1.000
Cord Phelps BAL 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .000 1.000
Asdrubal Cabrera CLE 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Carlos Santana CLE 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Michael Brantley CLE 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000

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Kevin Whelan: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Whelan has signed a minor league deal with the Reds.

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Whelan recorded his ninth save of the season on Wednesday against Triple-A Toledo.

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Whelan has been outrighted to Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.

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The Yankees designated Whelan for assignment Thursday, CBS' Jon Heyman reports.

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Whelan was optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, MLB.com reports.

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The Yankees have purchased Whelan's contract and promoted him to the major league roster, reports Bryan Hoch of MLB.com.

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Whelan was promoted to Triple-A after going 4-0 with a 2.63 ERA and 63:28 K:BB ratio at Double-A Trenton.

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Whelan is beginning the year on the DL for Double-A Trenton after hurting his elbow in winter ball, the New York Times reports.

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Whelan has been promoted back up to Double-A Trenton after making seven starts with High-A Tampa.

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Whelan and two reliever teammates no-hit Jupiter for High-A Tampa on Wednesday. Whelan went five, walking four and striking out one.

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Since being demoted to High-A Tampa to work on his command, Whelan has made three starts, pitching 11 innings and posting an 8:6 K:BB ratio with a 3.27 ERA. He has held hitters to a .158 mark.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

There was no outlook written for Kevin Whelan.

2012

The peripheral numbers on Whelan look impressive, as the righty put up 23 saves, a 2.75 ERA, a 0.994 WHIP, and 54 strikeouts in 52.2 innings. Whelan will be 28 to start the 2012 season, however, and scouts don't appear to think he'll succeed at the next level. He could get a shot at some point if the Yankees suffer some bullpen injuries or if he gets dealt to another team, but he's not someone you need to pay attention to on draft day.

2008

The catcher-turned-closer prospect spent another year adjusting to life on the hill in 2007, beginning the year at Double-A Trenton and finishing there after recovering from a demotion to High-A Tampa. Whelan continued to post impressive strikeout numbers (11.26 K/9IP), but his command became more erratic against more advanced competition. He'll likely start 2008 back at Double-A, but he's got the raw ability to move quickly once it all comes together.

2007

Whelan, a catcher-turned-closer at Texas A&M, is still learning to pitch but what he has learned so far looks impressive. He struck out more than a batter per inning at high-A Lakeland last year and made significant strides on cutting down his walks in the second half of the season. The Yankees acquired Whelan from the Tigers this winter as part of the Gary Sheffield deal and will probably start the reliever at Double-A. If he continues to dominate he could see time with the Yankees as soon as this season but a target arrival of 2008 is probably more realistic.

2006

Detroit selected Whelan, a catcher-turned-closer at Texas A&M, in the fourth round of the 2005 draft. He has a four-seam fastball that peaks at 95-96 mph and a pair of splitters. His 22/2 K/BB ratio in 12 1/3 IP at Single-A West Michigan indicates effectively nasty stuff. He'll need far more innings, but the potential is definitely there.

2005

Detroit selected Whelan, a catcher turned closer at Texas A&M, in the fourth round of the 2005 amateur draft. He has a four-seam fastball that peaks at 95-96 mph and a pair of splitters.