From BR Bullpen
Blake William Beavan
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 7", Weight 240 lb.
- High School Irving High School
- Debut July 3, 2011
 Biographical Information
Pitcher Blake Beavan was the US ace in the 2006 World Junior Championship, going 2-1 with a 0.00 ERA. In the quarterfinals, he struck out 11 Cubans in a shutout win.
Beavan was selected by the Texas Rangers in the first round of the 2007 amateur draft. He was signed by scout Jay Eddings for $1,497,500 and made his pro debut the following year with the Clinton LumberKings.
He made his major league debut with the Seattle Mariners on July 3, 2011; he was called up to replace the injured Erik Bedard. Facing the San Diego Padres, he pitched 7 innings, surrendered three hits, two walks and one earned run while striking out four batters. Earning the win, he became the first Mariner pitcher to win his major league debut since Travis Blackley in 2004 and the first M's pitcher to pitch at least seven innings in his debut since Jim Converse in 1993.