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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Kevin Ray Tapani
Stat Years
1986-2001  [mlb] 1989-2001
Height/Weight
6-1 / 190
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (453)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1964-02-18 in Des Moines, Iowa   [56.220]
High School
Escanaba (Escanaba,MI)
Colleges
Central Michigan University (Mount Pleasant, Michigan)
Draft
Selected by the Oakland Athletics in Round #2 (#40 overall) of the 1986 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1989-07-04 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.137)
Service Time
Organizations
MIN [7] CHN [5] NYN [2] OAK [2] LAN [1] CHA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 412 ... retro id: tapak001 ... mlbam id: 123090
Relations
Father of Ryan Tapani
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1986Medford A'sNwstA-oak-221---100.0022000008.16300390001.086.480.003.249.723.243.001.000
    1986Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-221---612.4811111000069.0742619222441011.399.650.262.875.743.392.00.857
    1986Huntsville StarsSouAAoak-221---106.0011000006.08440120001.5012.000.001.503.006.002.001.000
    1986Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-221---0115.4311000002.15641111002.5719.293.863.863.8623.141.00.000
    1986Minor Totals: OAKbyYearAAA/AA/A-/A+----224---822.8515151000085.7933927327562011.419.820.322.855.924.122.07.800
    1987Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-232---1073.76242461000148.11227462146012121051.237.400.853.647.344.492.02.588
    1987Minor Totals: OAKbyYearA+----231---1073.77242461000148.31227462146012121051.237.410.853.657.354.502.02.588
    1988St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn-243---101.42330000019.0175314112001.118.050.471.895.212.372.751.000
    1988Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-243---512.7424500919362.1462319119351001.046.640.142.745.053.321.84.833
    1988Minor Totals: NYNbyYearA+/AA----242---612.4427800919381.3632822223463001.066.990.222.555.103.112.00.857
    1989Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn33254---753.47171721000109.01134942625633011.279.330.502.065.204.052.52.583
    1989Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-254---422.20661000041.0381510412300001.228.340.882.636.593.292.50.667
    1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn26254Log - Sp - Ext - Perf003.6830001307.15331420101.236.141.234.912.453.680.50.000
    1989Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin36254Log - Sp - Ext - Perf223.86550000032.234151428210001.299.370.552.205.794.132.63.500
    1989Minor Totals: NYN-MINbyYearAAA----252---1173.12232331000150.015164521037933011.259.060.602.225.583.842.51.611
    1989MLB Totals: NYN-MINbyYearMLB----252Log - Sp - Ext - Perf223.82850013040.0391817312230101.278.770.672.705.174.051.92.500
    1990Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin36265Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1284.07282811000159.1164757212291011021.219.260.681.645.714.243.48.600
    1990MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1284.07282811000159.3164757212291011021.219.280.681.645.714.243.48.600
    1991Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin36276Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1692.99343441000244.0225848123401353321.098.300.851.484.983.103.38.640
    1991MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1692.99343441000244.0225848123401353321.098.300.851.484.983.103.38.640
    1992Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin36287Log - Sp - Ext - Perf16113.97343441000220.02261039717481384051.259.250.701.965.654.212.88.593
    1992MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf16113.97343441000220.02261039717481384051.259.250.701.965.654.212.88.593
    1993Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin36298Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12154.43363531010225.224312311121571504061.339.690.842.275.984.912.63.444
    1993MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12154.44363531010225.724312311121571504061.339.710.842.285.994.922.63.444
    1994Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin36309Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1174.62242441000156.018186801339911041.4110.440.752.255.254.962.33.611
    1994MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1174.62242441000156.018186801339911041.4110.440.752.255.254.962.33.611
    1995Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin363110Log - Sp - Ext - Perf6114.92202031000133.215579732134883041.4110.441.412.295.935.322.59.353
    1995Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan463110Log - Sp - Ext - Perf425.0513110002057.0723732814431011.5111.371.262.216.795.843.07.667
    1995MLB Totals: MIN-LANbyYearMLB----312Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10134.97333131020190.722711610529481314051.4510.741.372.276.205.492.73.435
    1996Chicago White SoxALMLBcha363211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13104.59343410000225.1236123115347615013031.389.431.363.045.994.911.97.565
    1996MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13104.60343410000225.3236123115347615013031.399.441.363.046.004.921.97.565
    1997Rockford CubbiesMidwAchn-3312---100.82220000011.05110070000.454.090.000.005.730.820.001.000
    1997Daytona CubsFSLA+chn-3312---003.8611000004.25220240001.509.640.003.867.713.862.00.000
    1997Orlando RaysSouAAchn-3312---004.5011000004.03222220001.256.754.504.504.504.501.00.000
    1997Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-3312---014.0011100009.05441140000.675.001.001.004.004.004.00.000
    1997Chicago CubsNLMLBchn363312Log - Sp - Ext - Perf933.3913131100085.0773332723550221.188.150.742.445.823.492.39.750
    1997Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAAA/A+/AA/A----334---112.87551000028.7189935170000.825.740.961.605.432.873.40.500
    1997MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf933.3913131100085.0773332723550221.188.150.742.445.823.492.39.750
    1998Chicago CubsNLMLBchn363413Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1994.85353422010219.024412011830621367051.4010.031.232.555.594.932.19.679
    1998MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1994.85353422010219.024412011830621367051.4010.031.232.555.594.932.19.679
    1999Chicago CubsNLMLBchn363514Log - Sp - Ext - Perf6124.83232310000136.015181731233733041.359.990.792.184.835.362.21.333
    1999MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf6124.83232310000136.015181731233733041.359.990.792.184.835.362.21.333
    2000Chicago CubsNLMLBchn363615Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8125.01303020000195.220811310935471501081.309.571.612.166.905.203.19.400
    2000MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----361Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8125.03303020000195.720811310935471501081.319.591.612.176.925.213.19.400
    2001Chicago CubsNLMLBchn363716Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9144.49292900000168.1186938424401493071.349.941.282.147.974.973.73.391
    2001MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----371Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9144.50292900000168.3186938424401493071.349.961.282.147.984.983.73.391
    MLB Totals (15 yrs)1431254.353613542691702,265.02407116810942605541482446531.319.561.032.205.894.642.68.534
    American League Totals (8 yrs)88734.142152142060101,396.71464688643143331874293261.299.440.922.135.634.432.64.547
    National League Totals (7 yrs)55524.6814614063160868.3943480451117223608153271.349.781.212.316.304.982.73.514
    Minor League Totals36183.1394751129193494.04472141723215233329071.218.140.582.776.073.902.19.667
    Minor: A- Totals100.0022000008.36300390001.116.670.003.3310.003.333.001.000
    Minor: A Totals100.82220000011.05110070000.454.090.000.005.730.822.001.000
    Minor: A+ Totals1783.21393971000241.021810786178818024061.278.140.633.296.724.002.05.680
    Minor: AA Totals613.1226700919372.3572925322391001.107.120.372.754.873.621.77.857
    Minor: AAA Totals1193.35252541000161.316174601239984011.248.990.672.185.474.132.51.550
    Minnesota Twins Totals (7 yrs)75634.061811801960101,171.31228565528109255724163231.279.440.841.965.564.342.84.543
    Chicago Cubs Totals (5 yrs)51504.6613012963010804.0866440416108205563142261.339.691.212.296.304.932.75.505
    Chicago White Sox Totals (1 yrs)13104.60343410000225.3236123115347615013031.399.441.363.046.004.921.97.565
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (1 yrs)425.0513110002057.0723732814431011.5111.371.262.216.795.843.07.667
    New York Mets Totals (1 yrs)003.8030001307.35331420101.276.341.275.072.543.800.50.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1988Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-24p---1247111000000400000.143.143.286.429721.143.143.3330.0057.140.000.00.00100.0
    1989Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn3325p---21710020001000403000.200.200.200.4001320.000.000.3330.0030.770.000.00.000.0
    1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn2625pL-S-E-P232000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1995Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan4631pL-S-E-P31317031002000703000.176.176.235.4112041.059.059.3000.0035.000.000.00.0033.3
    1997Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3633pL-S-E-P412222300001021204001.136.208.136.3442830.136.000.3007.1442.866.000.00.000.0
    1998Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3634pL-S-E-P53475710201110073005102.133.205.200.40588153.160.067.2007.9534.094.2975.01.1430.0
    1999Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3635pL-S-E-P622391210030032105000.051.119.077.1964731.103.026.1116.3844.687.000.00.0050.0
    2000Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3636pL-S-E-P7295631020140132009001.179.220.268.48868153.125.089.2574.4129.416.6756.01.4730.0
    2001Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3637pL-S-E-P8295011200020011407000.240.255.240.49558120.020.000.3331.7224.1414.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)1422611440602221116105033104.153.201.199.400311528.107.046.2455.1433.766.56130.50.6420.0
    National League Totals (7 yrs)1422611440602221116105033104.153.201.199.400311528.107.046.2455.1433.766.56130.50.6420.0
    Minor League Totals4117131001000803000.176.176.235.4112041.059.059.3330.0040.000.000.00.0033.3
    Minor: AA Totals247111000000400000.143.143.286.429721.143.143.3330.0057.140.000.00.00100.0
    Minor: AAA Totals1710020001000403000.200.200.200.4001320.000.000.3330.0030.770.000.00.000.0
    Chicago Cubs Totals (5 yrs)126242143750220111697030104.153.205.198.403289487.112.045.2435.5433.566.06121.00.6918.9
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (1 yrs)1317031002000703000.176.176.235.4112041.059.059.3000.0035.000.000.00.0033.3
    New York Mets Totals (1 yrs)32000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1986Medford A'sNwstA-22P200.00100111.0000.500.002.7100.017
    1986Modesto A'sCalifA+22P1100.02100012121.0001.100.007.7100.013
    1986Huntsville StarsSouAA22P100.00100111.0001.000.000.7100.019
    1987Modesto A'sCalifA+23P2400.0935214644.9571.800.0016.9100.06
    1988St. Lucie MetsFSLA+24P300.0061176.8572.000.002.2100.013
    1988Jackson MetsTexAA24P2400.0715212422.9170.900.0017.6100.07
    1989Tidewater TidesILAAA25P1700.0915222624.9231.400.0011.6100.010
    1989Portland BeaversPCLAAA25P600.03500881.0001.300.004.2100.019
    1989Minnesota TwinsALMLB25P5032.23301661.0001.200.193.1100.021
    1989New York MetsNLMLB25P307.11100221.0000.700.281.9100.017
    1990Minnesota TwinsALMLB26P280159.11420113534.9711.200.2117.3100.010
    1991Minnesota TwinsALMLB27P340244.02626125352.9811.500.2121.0100.07
    1992Minnesota TwinsALMLB28P340220.01726204543.9561.300.2021.0100.06
    1993Minnesota TwinsALMLB29P360225.217320249491.0001.400.2222.2100.07
    1994Minnesota TwinsALMLB30P240156.01127123938.9741.600.2421.2100.06
    1995Minnesota TwinsALMLB31P200133.216110127271.0001.400.2013.9100.010
    1995Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB31P13057.0410101514.9331.100.259.0100.015
    1996Chicago White SoxALMLB32P340225.11526144241.9761.200.1821.0100.07
    1997Rockford CubbiesMidwA33P200.00200221.0001.000.001.5100.020
    1997Orlando RaysSouAA33P100.00100111.0001.000.000.7100.026
    1997Iowa CubsAmerAAA33P100.0401054.8004.000.000.7100.019
    1997Chicago CubsNLMLB33P13085.04100014141.0001.100.168.0100.013
    1998Chicago CubsNLMLB34P350219.011310142421.0001.200.1921.5100.05
    1999Chicago CubsNLMLB35P230136.02180020201.0000.900.1514.2100.012
    2000Chicago CubsNLMLB36P300195.211190130301.0001.000.1518.5100.08
    2001Chicago CubsNLMLB37P290168.1530113635.9721.200.2117.9100.010
    MLB Totals - (P)36102,262157290816455447.9821.200.200.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)24001620323936.9231.500.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)2600717212624.9230.900.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)38001151326562.9541.600.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)2000200221.0001.000.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (P)2000100111.0000.500.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1986Minor14----------
    1987Minor24----------
    1988Minor27----------
    1989MLB8----------
    1989Minor23----------
    1990MLB28----------
    1991MLB34----------
    1992MLB34----------
    1993MLB36----------
    1994MLB24----------
    1995MLB33----------
    1996MLB34----------
    1997MLB13----------
    1997Minor4----------
    1998MLB35----------
    1999MLB23----------
    2000MLB30----------
    2001MLB29----------
    Totals453----------