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Dean KiekheferTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: MLB Years: 2016-2018
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

PositionsP-387, LF-1, CF-1Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDean Allen Kiekhefer
Height6-0Weight155BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJune 7,1989 [30.073]PlaceLouisville,Kentucky
High SchoolOldham County (Buckner,KY)
CollegeUniversity of Louisville (Louisville,KY)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 36th round (1099th overall) of the 2010 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Cleveland Indians [Team Picks] in the 37th round (1120th overall) of the 2007 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsBrian HopkinsService Time0.114 (2018)
Prospect Rankings[PIPE] 2016-SLN-#28
MLB DebutMay 14,2016 [26.341]
OrganizationsSLN [7] CIN [1] NYN [1] OAK [1] SEA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID129439Retrosheet IDkiekd001MLBAM ID518883
Pitch Repertoire 2-Seam Fastball (42.35%) -- Slider (24.23%) -- Changeup (18.11%) -- Fastball (6.89%) -- Sinker (5.36%) -- Splitter (2.55%) -- Curveball (0.51%)
Fastball Velocity [2016] - 87.31
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts32Walks76Hittable36SO/BB67vsPower36Hitting0Durability69Team.540Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2008LouisvilleBigEastNCAA-1Fr27S/R19114.881055000027.2281715414201001.529.111.304.556.511.43.500-
2009LouisvilleBigEastNCAA-1So27S/R20655.0018135000077.0965143421635101.5111.170.472.447.333.00.545-
2010LouisvilleBigEastNCAA-1Jr27S/R21344.3119109110062.2653630219392101.349.340.292.735.602.05.429-
2010Johnson City CardinalsAppRksln-Rel21016.7510100002.22220021000.756.75----6.750.00.000-
2010Quad Cities River BanditsMidwAsln37Rel21005.1414113004128.030171639292001.399.640.962.899.323.22--
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--Rel0015.2815114004130.232191839313001.349.390.882.649.103.44.000-
2011Quad Cities River BanditsMidwAsln16Rel22411.26340340020857.03588112460000.825.530.161.897.263.83.800-
2012Palm Beach CardinalsFSLA+sln16R/CL23222.244404400331460.061231534411001.089.100.450.606.1210.25.500-
2013Palm Beach CardinalsFSLA+sln-Rel24433.27250250016744.048181618280001.279.820.201.645.733.50.571-
2013Springfield CardinalsTexAAslnRel24023.8611011005016.0209711100001.2911.020.550.555.5110.00.000-
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--Rel0453.43360360021760.068272329380001.2810.140.301.345.674.22.444-
2014Springfield CardinalsTexAAsln40Rel25024.30150150011714.21810721100101.3011.051.230.616.1410.00.000-
2014Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln35Rel25232.5440040006156.248171675525000.947.621.110.798.2610.40.400-
2014Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--Rel0252.90550550017870.066272396625101.018.331.140.767.8210.33.286-
2015Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln35Rel26212.41501490017259.268211657370001.2610.260.751.065.585.29.667-
2016Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln35Rel27612.08290290014234.2328828200001.158.310.522.085.192.50.857-
2016St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln60Rel27005.32260260010022.024131327140001.419.820.822.865.732.00-4.01
2017Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea16Rel28334.47490490010344.0532722319421001.6210.760.613.868.532.21.500-
2018Pensacola Blue WahoosSouAAcinRel29001.1380800108.071101100001.007.88--1.1311.2510.00--
2018Midland RockHoundsTexAAoakRel29003.1850500435.28220151001.5912.71--1.597.945.00--
2018Nashville SoundsPCLAAAoakRel29813.8332131004044.250241946361001.2510.070.811.217.256.00.889-
2018Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorAA--Rel0813.3945144009357.065272248512001.2510.030.621.237.876.38.889-
2018Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak63Rel290018.0040400002.07441111004.0031.504.504.504.501.00-7.00
2019Arizona Athletics GoldArizRkoakS/R30017.9442200005.28650160001.5912.71--1.599.536.00.000-
2019Las Vegas AviatorsPCLAAAoakRel300154.0020200000.24441100007.5054.0013.5013.50--0.00.000-
2019Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--S/R00212.7962400005.0121091260002.2117.051.422.848.533.00.000-
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter006.38300300010024.031171738151001.6311.631.133.005.631.88-1.38
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter31223.0636353580014548478.0492197164338437412101.199.170.611.576.974.45.585-
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter21103.18202220000518238.22551018522461877001.259.540.821.726.994.07.677-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter043.433903900211043.253221734351101.2810.680.600.817.058.75.000-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter652.6769069004921104.01094131412691001.169.400.351.045.955.75.545-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter412.54481470024985.0652524421752001.016.880.422.227.943.57.800-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter027.5652300007.010870181001.3210.80--1.088.648.00.000-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter10104.724728191100166.21891048810541228201.4510.150.542.906.552.26.500-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter005.32260260010022.024131327140001.419.820.822.865.732.00--
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0018.0040400002.07441111004.0031.504.504.504.501.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings006.38275027500920220.028415615628731389001.6311.631.133.005.631.88-1.38
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14103.061652163006622220.0224907515381705001.199.170.611.576.974.45.583-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2014Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln35p25241000000001100000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.000.34550.0050.001.000.000.000.00
2015Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln35p26294110000000000000.250.250.250.500104.250.000.000.2200.000.000.000.000.000.00
2016Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln35p27152110000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.000.4390.000.000.000.000.000.00
2016St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln60p27261000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2017Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea16p2821000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter261000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter708220000001200000.250.333.250.583209.333.000.125.00011.1122.222.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter708220000001200000.250.333.250.583209.333.000.125.00011.1122.222.000.000.000.00
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter261000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1626000000000000000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16219550000002500000.250.333.250.5835021.333.000.125.00011.1122.222.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2010Johnson City Cardinals AppRksln21P1---------------1100.01.5
2010Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAsln21P14--27--991.0000.64------14100.010.1
2011Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAsln22P34--616--22221.0000.65------34100.024.8
2012Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln23P44--753-1512.8000.27------44100.032.4
2013Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln24P25--111--12121.0000.48------25100.018.5
2013Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln24P11--21--331.0000.27------11100.08.0
2014Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln25P15---3-1331.0000.20------15100.010.7
2014Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln25P40---61-76.8570.15------40100.028.0
2015Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln26P50--69-315151.0000.30------50100.034.7
2016Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln27P29--2141-1716.9410.55------29100.020.4
2016St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27P26-2223--551.0000.190.23-----26100.016.0
2017Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea28P49--261-98.8890.16------49100.034.5
2017Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea28LF1---------------492.00.7
2017Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea28CF1---------------492.00.7
2018Pensacola Blue Wahoos SouAAcin29P8---1--111.0000.13------8100.05.8
2018Midland RockHounds TexAAoak29P5---2-1221.0000.40------5100.03.6
2018Nashville Sounds PCLAAAoak29P32--3111-1514.9330.44------32100.022.9
2018Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29P4-21---111.0000.250.50-----4100.02.5
MLB Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P30-2433--661.0000.200.25-----300.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P200--1346436359.9370.30------2000.00.0
AAA Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF1---------------10.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P39--27-2991.0000.23------390.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P69--8163-2724.8890.35------690.00.0
A Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P48--823--31311.0000.65------480.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2010Johnson City Cardinals AppRksln211----------
2010Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAsln2114----------
2011Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAsln2234----------
2012Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln2344----------
2013Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln2425----------
2013Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln2411----------
2014Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln2515----------
2014Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln2540----------
2015Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln2650----------
2016Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln2729----------
2016St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2726----------
2017Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea2849-----11---
2018Pensacola Blue Wahoos SouAAcin298----------
2018Midland RockHounds TexAAoak295----------
2018Nashville Sounds PCLAAAoak2932----------
2018Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak294----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2009Wareham GatemenCape Cod LeagueCollege20113.4412012009218.1141170723001.166.870.003.4411.293.295.40.500
2013Salt River RaftersArizona Fall LgMinor24003.7290900109.21154136001.5210.240.932.795.592.004.66.000
2015Surprise SaguarosArizona Fall LgMinor26112.93909005215.111551114000.796.460.590.598.2214.002.93.500
2015St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB26002.4530300113.2311001000.947.360.000.002.4502.45.000
2016St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27000.0060600315.1600014001.3710.130.001.696.754.000.00.000
2017Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB28003.861001000109.11254119101.4311.570.960.968.689.004.82.000
2018Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29000.0010100101.0200000002.0018.000.000.000.0000.00.000
2019Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB30000.0020200102.0300001001.5013.500.000.004.5000.00.000
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs113.4412012009218.3141170723001.156.870.003.4411.293.295.40.500
Arizona Fall League Totals - 2 yrs113.2418018006225.0221092420001.047.920.721.447.205.003.60.500
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs002.1122022007221.326651215101.3110.970.420.846.337.502.53.000

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2019-04-10POakland AthleticsLas Vegas (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured29.307Team Roster on 2019-04-10
2019-01-24POakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract29.231Team Roster on 2019-01-24
2018-10-15PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentElected Free Agency29.130  
2018-10-12POakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors29.127Team Roster on 2018-10-12
2018-09-01POakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors29.086Team Roster on 2018-09-01
2018-05-19POakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Nashville (AAA)28.346Team Roster on 2018-05-19
2018-05-04POakland AthleticsMidland (AA)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract28.331Team Roster on 2018-05-04
2018-04-26PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Reds28.323  
2018-04-04PCincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Pensacola (AA)28.301Team Roster on 2018-04-04
2018-02-27RPCincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract28.265Team Roster on 2018-02-27
2017-11-07RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency28.153  
2017-10-04RPSeattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list28.119Team Roster on 2017-10-04
2017-09-02RPSeattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured28.087Team Roster on 2017-09-02
2017-07-31RPSeattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list28.054Team Roster on 2017-07-31
2017-07-29RPSeattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured28.052Team Roster on 2017-07-29
2017-04-06RPSeattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Tacoma (AAA)27.303Team Roster on 2017-04-06
2016-12-08RPSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors27.184Team Roster on 2016-12-08
2016-12-04RPSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment27.180Team Roster on 2016-12-04
2016-11-03RPSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YActive--Claimed off waivers from Cardinals by Mariners27.149Team Roster on 2016-11-03
2016-08-29RPSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Memphis (AAA)27.083Team Roster on 2016-08-29
2016-08-05RPSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Memphis (AAA)27.059Team Roster on 2016-08-05
2016-08-03RPSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Memphis (AAA)27.057Team Roster on 2016-08-03
2016-08-02RPSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Memphis (AAA)27.056Team Roster on 2016-08-02
2016-07-27RPSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Memphis (AAA)27.050Team Roster on 2016-07-27
2016-07-21RPSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Memphis (AAA)27.044Team Roster on 2016-07-21
2016-07-21RPSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Memphis (AAA)27.044Team Roster on 2016-07-21
2016-06-20RPSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Memphis (AAA)27.013Team Roster on 2016-06-20
2016-05-14RPSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Memphis (AAA)26.341Team Roster on 2016-05-14
2016-03-27PSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Memphis (AAA)26.293Team Roster on 2016-03-27
2015-11-26PSt. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors26.172Team Roster on 2015-11-26
2014-05-15PSt. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Memphis (AAA)24.342Team Roster on 2014-05-15
2013-08-26PSt. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Springfield (AA)24.080Team Roster on 2013-08-26
2013-07-05PSt. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Palm Beach (A+)24.028Team Roster on 2013-07-05
2013-07-05PSt. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Springfield (AA)24.028Team Roster on 2013-07-05
2013-06-20PSt. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL24.013Team Roster on 2013-06-20
2013-05-18PSt. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured23.345Team Roster on 2013-05-18
2013-05-08PSt. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Palm Beach (A+)23.335Team Roster on 2013-05-08
2013-04-08PSt. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Springfield (AA)23.305Team Roster on 2013-04-08
2012-06-09PSt. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)-Minors--23.002Team Roster on 2012-06-09
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-06-15ContractSigned by Cardinals 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 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
2016St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll27507,5000.08477131-3,498,245507,500507,500
* 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