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KIP WELLS   +

MLB  Retired (2013)     |   Played: 1996-2013
Positions
P-364
Born
April 21, 1977  (37.102)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-3 / 196
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
High School
Elkins  (Missouri City,TX)
College:
Drafted:
Chicago White Sox:  1998-1-16 (June-Reg)  bonus: $1,170,000 
Signed by
Full Name
Robert Kip Wells 
TBC Player ID
281
MLB Debut
August 2, 1999  (22.103)

Pitch Repertoire

2012SpeedShareStrike%#
2-Seam Fastball89.9631.460.50200
Slider82.1216.862.62107
Curveball77.1016.853.27107
Changeup84.9716.354.81104
Fastball89.5915.458.1698
Cutter89.553.165.0020
unknown0.000.30.002
Top Prospect:  mlb  2000 (#14)   team  2000 (#1-CHW)
Control
25
K-Rating
52
Efficiency
38
vsPower
50
Health
100

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OFF THE FIELD
Start DateStatusMLB TeamMinor Team40-ManTransaction Description
2013-11-10Retired  Announced retirement
2013-05-29Free Agent  Released by Angels
2013-04-30MinorsLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA) Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
2013-04-13MinorsLos Angeles Angels  Signed to minor league contract
2012-10-08Free Agent-  Elected free agency
2012-08-07MinorsSan Diego PadresTucson (AAA) Outrighted to Tucson (AAA)
2012-08-04DFASan Diego Padres  Designated for assignment
2012-06-26ActiveSan Diego Padres YesContract purchased from Tucson (AAA)
2012-06-13MinorsSan Diego PadresTucson (AAA) 

The transactions grid above is available for Major Leaguers and Minor Leaguers since May of 2012. All transactions prior to this date will be listed below.



DateNotes
2010-04-02Released by Reds
2010-02-12Signed by Reds
2009-03-11Signed by Nationals to minor league contract
2008-10-24Released by Royals
2008-08-19Signed by Royals to minor league contract
2008-08-14Released by ROckies
2006-11-28Signed by Cardinals
2006-07-31Traded by Rangers to Pirates for Jesse Chavez
2001-12-13Traded by White Sox with Josh Fogg and Sean Lowe to Pirates for Lee Evans and Todd Ritchie.
1998-12-23signed
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 (1500th overall) of 1995 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)


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