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Biography Data
Positions: P-371
Proper Name: Robert Kip Wells
Born: April 21, 1977 (40.097)
Place Houston, Texas
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 196 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Elkins (Missouri City,TX)
College: Baylor University
Drafted: 1998 -- 1st round (16th overall) by Chicago White Sox (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:August 2,1999 (22.103)
Service Time:9.126 (2012)
TBC Player ID:281
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2013-11-10 - Announced retirement More
Prospect Ranks:[2000]MLB #14 CHA #1
Recent Contract:Signed to minor league contract by Los Angeles Angels (2013-04-13)
Organizations:CHA, PIT, TEX, SLN, KCA, COL, CIN, WAS, SDN, ANA
Signed by:Paul Provas
Pitch Repertoire 2-Seam Fastball (31.45%) -- Curveball (16.82%) -- Slider (16.82%) -- Changeup (16.35%) -- Fastball (15.41%) -- Cutter (3.14%)
Fastball Velocity: [2012] - 89.96

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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2013MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2013-11-10PRMLBAnnounced retirement---
    2013-05-29PFAMLBReleased by Angels---
    2013-04-30Los Angeles AngelsPMinorsSalt LakeAAAAssigned to Salt Lake (AAA)---
    2013-04-13Los Angeles AngelsPMinorsLos Angeles AngelsMLBSigned to minor league contract---
    2012-10-08-PFA-MLBElected free agency---
    2012-08-07San Diego PadresSPMinorsTucsonAAAOutrighted to Tucson (AAA)---
    2012-08-04San Diego PadresSPDFASan Diego PadresMLBDesignated for assignment---
    2012-06-26San Diego PadresSPActive-MLBSan Diego PadresMLBContract purchased from Tucson (AAA)40man
    2012-06-13San Diego PadresPMinorsTucsonAAA---
    2012-04-07Chicago White SoxChicago White SoxMLB---
    2011-03-24Arizona DiamondbacksArizona DiamondbacksMLB---
    2010-02-12Cincinnati RedsCincinnati RedsMLB---
    2009-03-11Washington NationalsWashington NationalsMLB---
    2007-12-13Colorado RockiesColorado RockiesMLB---
    2006-11-28St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis CardinalsMLB---
    2006-01-18Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh PiratesMLB---
    2005-01-13Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh PiratesMLB---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Released by Reds
    Signed by Reds
    Signed by Nationals to minor league contract
    Released by Royals
    Signed by Royals to minor league contract
    Released by ROckies
    Signed by Cardinals
    Traded by Rangers to Pirates for Jesse Chavez
    Traded by White Sox with Josh Fogg and Sean Lowe to Pirates for Lee Evans and Todd Ritchie.
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Chicago White Sox in 1st round (16th overall) of 1998 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Milwaukee Brewers in 58th round (1501st overall) of 1995 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2012San Diego Padres$ 480,000760300$ 480,000$ 2,954,8872012-04-07 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($0.48m) Minor League
    2009Cincinnati Reds$ 400,000724240$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-03-11 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($0.5m) Minor League Contract
    2009Washington Nationals$ 400,000724270$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-03-11 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($0.5m) Minor League Contract
    2008Kansas City Royals$ 3,100,000263571$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    2008Colorado Rockies$ 3,100,000263971$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    2007St. Louis Cardinals$ 4,000,0002061075$ 380,000$ 2,459,7372007-12-13 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2008-2008 ($3.1m)
    2006Texas Rangers$ 4,150,000175779$ 327,000$ 2,365,0722006-11-28 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($4m)
    2006-01-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2006-2006 ($4.15m)
    2006Pittsburgh Pirates$ 4,150,000175479$ 327,000$ 2,365,0722006-11-28 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($4m)
    2006-01-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2006-2006 ($4.15m)
    2005Pittsburgh Pirates$ 3,175,000217477$ 300,000$ 2,189,0552005-01-13 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2005-2005 ($3.175m)
    2004Pittsburgh Pirates$ 2,575,000234375$ 300,000$ 2,070,100
    2003Pittsburgh Pirates$ 370,0005332034$ 300,000$ 2,163,527
    2002Pittsburgh Pirates$ 272,5006041834$ 200,000$ 2,011,045
    2001Chicago White Sox$ 200,000771260$ 200,000$ 1,897,758
    2000Chicago White Sox$ 175,000795320$ 200,000$ 1,394,248
    1999Chicago White Sox$ 200,000807220$ 200,000$ 1,454,491

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