Kevin Whelan

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Kevin Whelan
Detroit Tigers
Pitcher
Born: (1984-01-08) January 8, 1984 (age 30)
Kerrville, Texas
Bats: RightThrows: Right
MLB debut
June 10, 2011 for the New York Yankees
Career statistics
(through 2011 season)
Win-loss record0–0
Earned run average5.40
Strikeouts1
Teams
 
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Kevin Whelan
Detroit Tigers
Pitcher
Born: (1984-01-08) January 8, 1984 (age 30)
Kerrville, Texas
Bats: RightThrows: Right
MLB debut
June 10, 2011 for the New York Yankees
Career statistics
(through 2011 season)
Win-loss record0–0
Earned run average5.40
Strikeouts1
Teams

Kevin J. Whelan (born January 8, 1984) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Detroit Tigers organization.

Professional career[edit]

Detroit Tigers[edit]

Whelan was drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the fourth round of the 2005 Major League Baseball Draft out of Texas A&M University, where he played for the Texas A&M Aggies baseball team.

New York Yankees[edit]

On November 14, 2006, Whelan was traded to the New York Yankees, along with Humberto Sánchez and Anthony Claggett, for Gary Sheffield.[1]

He was called up by the Yankees on June 10, 2011 after recording a 1–1 won-loss record with a 1.67 earned run average and 18 saves as the closer for the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.[2][3] He allowed four consecutive walks after recording two outs in his first ever appearance that same evening.

On January 26, 2012 he was designated for assignment to make room for Hiroki Kuroda. [4]

Cincinnati Reds[edit]

On January 3, 2013, the Cincinnati Reds signed Whelan to a minor league deal.[5]

Second Stint with Tigers[edit]

On February 22, 2014, the Tigers signed Whelan to a minor league deal.

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