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Kevin WhelanTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2015 MLB Years: 2011-2014
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

PositionsP-420Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKevin J. Whelan
Height6-0Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 8,1984 [34.225]PlaceKerrville,Texas
High SchoolTivy (Kerrville,TX)
CollegeTexas A&M University (College Station,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Detroit Tigers [Team Picks] in the 4th round (120th overall) of the 2005 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$265,000Signing ScoutsTim GrieveService Time0.013 (2014)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2006-DET-#10
MLB DebutJune 10,2011 [27.154]
OrganizationsNYA [6] DET [3] OAK [1] CIN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID39980Retrosheet IDwhelk001MLBAM ID460128
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (70.37%) -- Changeup (16.05%) -- Slider (13.58%)
Fastball Velocity [2014] - 92.44 - [2011] - 91.00
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts80Walks20Hittable76SO/BB47vsPower76Hitting0Durability60Team.553Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2004Texas A&MBig12NCAA-1So23Rel20024.151001000008.277404111001.277.27--4.1511.422.75.000-
2005Texas A&MBig12NCAA-1Jr23Rel21412.9019019000431.0211310120401001.326.100.295.8111.612.00.800-
2005Oneonta TigersNYPLA-det-Rel21112.25110110011412.024316192100.671.500.754.5014.253.17.500-
2005West Michigan WhitecapsMidwAdet26R/CL21000.731401400141112.041102221000.492.92--1.4616.0511.00--
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--R/CL0111.482502500251524.065418413100.582.220.372.9615.165.13.500-
2006Lakeland TigersFSLA+det-CL22412.675105100462754.0332016129694001.155.500.174.8311.502.38.800-
2007Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya-ST23201.93770000028.01166212282000.823.540.643.869.002.331.000-
2007Trenton ThunderEastAAnya18Rel23422.98311300011454.0341818242688101.405.630.336.9611.261.62.667-
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0622.62388300011482.04524244549610101.204.920.445.9010.491.78.750-
2008Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya31Rel24104.67909001117.01199014192001.445.71--7.279.871.361.000-
2008Trenton ThunderEastAAnya23Rel24204.3515015007120.2131010215277001.355.660.876.5311.761.801.000-
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0304.5024024008237.1241919229469001.395.680.476.8710.891.591.000-
2009Trenton ThunderEastAAnya21Rel25402.63300300014254.2381716128635001.216.260.164.6110.372.251.000-
2009Scranton/Wilkes-Barre YanILAAAnya21Rel25002.8414014006112.2744013220001.584.97--9.2415.631.69--
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0402.67440440020366.0452120141855001.286.010.135.4811.362.071.000-
2010Trenton ThunderEastAAnya26Rel26335.83240240011329.0201919121405001.406.140.316.4412.271.90.500-
2010Scranton/Wilkes-Barre YanILAAAnya23Rel26216.3017017005120.0191514210223001.458.550.904.509.902.20.667-
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0546.02410410016449.0393433331628001.427.110.555.6611.312.00.556-
2011Scranton/Wilkes-Barre YanILAAAnya23R/CL27232.754504500382352.0381616514549000.996.540.862.419.293.86.400-
2011New York YankeesALMLBnya45,53Rel27005.4020200101.20110510003.00----27.005.400.20-10.83
2012Scranton/Wilkes-Barre YanILAAAnya23R/CL28303.552402400231225.0231010216363001.548.170.715.6812.792.251.000-
2013Louisville BatsILAAAcinRel29334.97470470020650.2433128833734101.507.641.425.8612.972.21.500-
2014Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet21R/CL30232.704104100362043.0301313021545001.186.23--4.3611.222.57.400-
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet66Rel300013.5010100001.03222211003.7520.2513.5013.506.750.50-25.63
2015Nashville SoundsPCLAAAoak0Rel310110.1360600308.0149946111002.5015.754.506.7512.381.83.000-
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter009.0030300102.13332721003.339.006.0021.006.000.29-14.33
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter33183.49386837800246116491.03402021923128262761301.266.180.565.1311.402.22.647-
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter12113.9819401940013163210.017498942111327225101.357.380.894.7911.532.41.522-
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1353.57100199004310157.01056463610619825101.335.940.346.0011.211.87.722-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter712.816776000472899.05535313551168001.114.980.274.9810.512.11.875-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.731401400141112.041102221000.492.92--1.4616.0511.00--
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter112.25110110011412.024316192100.671.500.754.5014.253.17.500-
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter433.1829029000439.2282014124512001.316.350.235.4511.572.13.571-
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter005.4020200101.20110510003.00----27.005.400.20--
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0013.5010100001.03222211003.7520.2513.5013.506.750.50--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings009.00220022000730220.022022022014751314773003.339.006.0021.006.000.29-14.33
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1583.4917241680010952220.015190851412527927101.266.180.565.1311.402.22.652-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2003Texas A&MBig12NCAA-1Fr23`p19254941220162141030201.245.328.347.67517358.275.102.204.3036.9017.242.501.7249.0025.00
2004Texas A&MBig12NCAA-1So23p2016439101014003711100.233.292.326.61814249.250.093.163.2756.1214.292.332.0443.0020.00
2005Texas A&MBig12NCAA-1Jr23p2110000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.703100.000.000.000.000.000.00
2013Louisville BatsILAAAcinp29161000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter161000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter161000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter42921322302102181741301.239.318.337.655315108.263.098.196.0007.4115.742.131.8546.0022.73
Average Minor - Per 162 games16210000000000000000.000.000.000.0000010.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2005Oneonta Tigers NYPLA-det21P11--2---221.0000.18------11100.014.7
2005West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAdet21P14--11--221.0000.14------14100.010.0
2006Lakeland Tigers FSLA+det22P51--421-76.8570.12------51100.037.5
2007Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya23P7--12--331.0000.43------7100.05.0
2007Trenton Thunder EastAAnya23P31--53-1881.0000.26------31100.021.8
2007Trenton Thunder EastAAnya23P31--53-1881.0000.26------31100.021.8
2008Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya24P9--31--441.0000.44------9100.06.6
2008Trenton Thunder EastAAnya24P15--1---111.0000.07------15100.010.7
2009Trenton Thunder EastAAnya25P30--58-213131.0000.43------30100.021.3
2009Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya25P14--11--221.0000.14------14100.09.9
2010Trenton Thunder EastAAnya26P24--32--551.0000.21------24100.016.9
2010Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya26P17--21--331.0000.18------17100.011.9
2011Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya27P45--49-113131.0000.29------45100.031.7
2011New York YankeesALMLBnya27P2-11---111.0000.501.00-----2100.01.2
2012Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya28P24---4-1441.0000.17------24100.016.7
2013Louisville Bats ILAAAcin29P47--241-76.8570.13------47100.032.6
2014Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet30P41---3--331.0000.07------41100.028.7
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet30P1-1-------------1100.00.6
2015Nashville Sounds PCLAAAoak31P6--2-1-32.6670.33------6100.04.2
MLB Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P3-21---111.0000.330.50-----30.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P194--1122223533.9430.17------1940.00.0
AA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P131--1916-435351.0000.27------1310.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P67--851-1413.9290.19------670.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P14--11--221.0000.14------140.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P11--2---221.0000.18------110.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2005Oneonta Tigers NYPLA-det2111----------
2005West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAdet2114----------
2006Lakeland Tigers FSLA+det2251----------
2007Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya237----------
2007Trenton Thunder EastAAnya2362----------
2008Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya249----------
2008Trenton Thunder EastAAnya2415----------
2009Trenton Thunder EastAAnya2530----------
2009Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya2514----------
2010Trenton Thunder EastAAnya2624----------
2010Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya2617----------
2011Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya2745----------
2011New York YankeesALMLBnya272----------
2012Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya2824----------
2013Louisville Bats ILAAAcin2947----------
2014Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet3041----------
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet301----------
2015Nashville Sounds PCLAAAoak316----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2004Wareham GatemenCape Cod LeagueCollege20220.421801800181121.29410631100.713.740.002.4912.885.171.66.500
2007Peoria JavelinasArizona Fall LgMinor230012.0030300003.0544044003.0015.000.0012.0012.001.0012.00.000
2007New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB23000.0030300221.1200010002.7313.500.006.750.000.000.00.000
2008Peoria JavelinasArizona Fall LgMinor24102.1211011002017.0115411421001.475.820.537.4111.121.502.651.000
2010New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB260013.5020200010.22110211020.0027.000.0027.0013.500.5013.50.000
2012New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB28002.0850500314.1311004000.736.230.000.008.3102.08.000
2013Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29009.0010100101.0111021003.009.000.0018.009.000.509.00.000
2015Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB31100.0080800617.2400027000.834.700.002.358.223.500.001.000
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs220.421801800181121.79410631100.693.740.002.4912.885.171.66.500
Arizona Fall League Totals - 2 yrs103.6014014002020.0169811825001.707.200.458.1011.251.394.051.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs101.80190190012515.012330713101.277.200.004.207.801.861.801.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2004Wareham GatemenCape Cod LeagueCollege202214211002103700000.071.235.143.3782117.143.072.35717.6541.182.330.000.00100.00
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs2214211002103700000.071.235.143.3782117.143.072.35717.6541.182.330.000.00100.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2015-11-15PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency31.312  
2015-10-17POakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL31.283Team Roster on 2015-10-17
2015-05-07POakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured31.120Team Roster on 2015-05-07
2015-04-09POakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Nashville (AAA)31.092Team Roster on 2015-04-09
2014-11-02POakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract30.299Team Roster on 2014-11-02
2014-10-01PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency30.267  
2014-10-01PDetroit TigersToledo (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to Toledo (AAA)30.267Team Roster on 2014-10-01
2014-08-17PDetroit TigersToledo (AAA)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment30.222Team Roster on 2014-08-17
2014-08-13PDetroit TigersToledo (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Toledo (AAA)30.218Team Roster on 2014-08-13
2014-08-11PDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors30.216Team Roster on 2014-08-11
2014-04-18PDetroit TigersToledo (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Toledo (AAA)30.101Team Roster on 2014-04-18
2014-04-17PDetroit TigersErie (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Erie (AA)30.100Team Roster on 2014-04-17
2014-02-25PDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract30.048Team Roster on 2014-02-25
2013-11-05PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency29.302  
2013-04-08PCincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Louisville (AAA)29.091Team Roster on 2013-04-08
2013-01-03PCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract28.361Team Roster on 2013-01-03
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2007-01-12Invited to spring training by Yankees 
2006-11-12TradeTraded by Tigers with Humberto Sanchez and Anthony Claggett to Yankees for Gary Sheffield 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2005Detroit Tigers-21265,000-------265,000Signing Bonus out of 2005 Draft (4th round - 120th overall)
2011New York YankeesTeam Payroll27414,000-78933-2,722,607414,000679,000
2014Detroit TigersTeam Payroll30500,0000.01379427-3,256,497500,0001,179,0002014-02-25 - Signed to Minor League Contract
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red