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Kevin Tapani    \TAP-ah-nee\

Kevin Ray Tapani

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: February 18, 1964 in Des Moines, Iowa, US
High School: Escanaba HS (Escanaba, MI)
School: Central Michigan University (Mount Pleasant, MI)

Drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 9th round of the 1985 MLB June Amateur Draft from Central Michigan University (Mount Pleasant, MI) and the Oakland Athletics in the 2nd round of the 1986 MLB June Amateur Draft from Central Michigan University (Mount Pleasant, MI).

Prospect Ratings by Baseball America:
Pre-1990: Rated #88 Prospect

Major League Stats

Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1986 22 -0.7 4 Teams 4 Lgs A-A--AA-AAA OAK 8 2 .800 2.84 15 15 0 1 0 0 85.2 93 39 27 3 27 1 56 1 0 2 1.401 9.8 0.3 2.8 5.9 2.07
1986 22 1.5 Medford NORW A- OAK 1 0 1.000 0.00 2 2 0 0 0 0 8.1 6 3 0 0 3 0 9 0 0 0 1.080 6.5 0.0 3.2 9.7 3.00
1986 22 -0.8 Modesto CALL A OAK 6 1 .857 2.48 11 11 0 1 0 0 69.0 74 26 19 2 22 1 44 1 0 1 1.391 9.7 0.3 2.9 5.7 2.00
1986 22 -1.8 Huntsville SOUL AA OAK 1 0 1.000 6.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.0 8 4 4 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1.500 12.0 0.0 1.5 3.0 2.00
1986 22 -3.8 Tacoma PCL AAA OAK 0 1 .000 15.43 1 1 0 0 0 0 2.1 5 6 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 2.571 19.3 3.9 3.9 3.9 1.00
1987 23 -0.2 Modesto CALL A OAK 10 7 .588 3.76 24 24 0 6 1 0 148.1 122 74 62 14 60 2 121 5 0 21 1.227 7.4 0.8 3.6 7.3 2.02
1988 24 0.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A NYM 6 1 .857 2.43 27 8 9 0 0 3 81.1 63 28 22 2 23 2 46 0 3 3 1.057 7.0 0.2 2.5 5.1 2.00
1988 24 1.4 St. Lucie FLOR A NYM 1 0 1.000 1.42 3 3 0 0 0 0 19.0 17 5 3 1 4 0 11 0 0 2 1.105 8.1 0.5 1.9 5.2 2.75
1988 24 -0.2 Jackson TL AA NYM 5 1 .833 2.74 24 5 9 0 0 3 62.1 46 23 19 1 19 2 35 0 3 1 1.043 6.6 0.1 2.7 5.1 1.84
1989 25 -0.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA NYM,MIN 11 7 .611 3.12 23 23 0 3 1 0 150.0 151 64 52 10 37 3 93 1 2 3 1.253 9.1 0.6 2.2 5.6 2.51
1989 25 -0.8 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 7 5 .583 3.47 17 17 0 2 1 0 109.0 113 49 42 6 25 2 63 1 1 3 1.266 9.3 0.5 2.1 5.2 2.52
1989 25 -1.2 Portland PCL AAA MIN 4 2 .667 2.20 6 6 0 1 0 0 41.0 38 15 10 4 12 1 30 0 1 0 1.220 8.3 0.9 2.6 6.6 2.50
1997 33 9.4 4 Teams 4 Lgs A-AAA-A+-AA CHC 1 1 .500 2.83 5 5 0 1 0 0 28.2 18 9 9 3 5 0 17 0 0 0 106 0.802 5.7 0.9 1.6 5.3 3.40
1997 33 11.6 Rockford MIDW A CHC 1 0 1.000 0.82 2 2 0 0 0 0 11.0 5 1 1 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 37 0.455 4.1 0.0 0.0 5.7
1997 33 10.6 Daytona FLOR A+ CHC 0 0 3.86 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.2 5 2 2 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 21 1.500 9.6 0.0 3.9 7.7 2.00
1997 33 9.0 Orlando SOUL AA CHC 0 0 4.50 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.0 3 2 2 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 16 1.250 6.8 4.5 4.5 4.5 1.00
1997 33 6.4 Iowa AA AAA CHC 0 1 .000 4.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 5 4 4 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 32 0.667 5.0 1.0 1.0 4.0 4.00
5 Seasons 36 18 .667 3.13 94 75 9 11 2 3 494.0 447 214 172 32 152 8 333 7 5 29 106 1.213 8.1 0.6 2.8 6.1 2.19
A- (1 season) A- 1 0 1.000 0.00 2 2 0 0 0 0 8.1 6 3 0 0 3 0 9 0 0 0 1.080 6.5 0.0 3.2 9.7 3.00
A (4 seasons) A 18 8 .692 3.09 40 40 0 7 1 0 247.1 218 106 85 17 86 3 183 6 0 24 37 1.229 7.9 0.6 3.1 6.7 2.13
A+ (1 season) A+ 0 0 3.86 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.2 5 2 2 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 21 1.500 9.6 0.0 3.9 7.7 2.00
AA (3 seasons) AA 6 1 .857 3.11 26 7 9 0 0 3 72.1 57 29 25 3 22 2 39 0 3 1 16 1.092 7.1 0.4 2.7 4.9 1.77
AAA (3 seasons) AAA 11 9 .550 3.35 25 25 0 4 1 0 161.1 161 74 60 12 39 3 98 1 2 4 32 1.240 9.0 0.7 2.2 5.5 2.51
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1986 22 4 Teams 4 Lgs A--A-AAA-AA OAK 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 22 1.4 Medford NORW A- OAK 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 22 -0.5 Modesto CALL A OAK 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 22 -2.0 Huntsville SOUL AA OAK 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 22 -3.5 Tacoma PCL AAA OAK 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987 23 0.2 Modesto CALL A OAK 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988 24 0.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A NYM 27 7 7 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .143 .143 .286 .429 2 0 0 0 0 0
1988 24 1.9 St. Lucie FLOR A NYM 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988 24 0.1 Jackson TL AA NYM 24 7 7 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .143 .143 .286 .429 2 0 0 0 0
1989 25 -0.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA NYM,MIN 23 13 10 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 .200 .200 .200 .400 2 0 3 0 0
1989 25 -0.9 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 17 13 10 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 .200 .200 .200 .400 2 0 3 0 0
1989 25 -1.5 Portland PCL AAA MIN 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1997 33 4 Teams 4 Lgs A-A+-AAA-AA CHC 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1997 33 11.4 Rockford MIDW A CHC 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1997 33 10.4 Daytona FLOR A+ CHC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1997 33 8.6 Orlando SOUL AA CHC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1997 33 7.0 Iowa AA AAA CHC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Seasons 94 20 17 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 8 .176 .176 .235 .412 4 0 0 3 0 0
A- (1 season) A- 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A (4 seasons) A 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A+ (1 season) A+ 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AA (3 seasons) AA 26 7 7 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .143 .143 .286 .429 2 0 0 0 0 0
AAA (3 seasons) AAA 25 13 10 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 .200 .200 .200 .400 2 0 0 3 0 0
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1986 22 4 Teams 4 Lgs A-A--AAA-AA OAK P 15 14 2 12 0 0 1.000 0.93
1986 22 Medford NORW A- OAK P 2 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
1986 22 Modesto CALL A OAK P 11 12 2 10 0 0 1.000 1.09
1986 22 Huntsville SOUL AA OAK P 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
1986 22 Tacoma PCL AAA OAK P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
1987 23 Modesto CALL A OAK P 24 46 9 35 2 1 .957 1.83
1988 24 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A NYM P 27 31 7 21 3 2 .903 1.04
1988 24 St. Lucie FLOR A NYM P 3 7 0 6 1 1 .857 2.00
1988 24 Jackson TL AA NYM P 24 24 7 15 2 1 .917 0.92
1989 25 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA NYM,MIN P 23 34 12 20 2 2 .941 1.39
1989 25 Tidewater IL AAA NYM P 17 26 9 15 2 2 .923 1.41
1989 25 Portland PCL AAA MIN P 6 8 3 5 0 0 1.000 1.33
1997 33 4 Teams 4 Lgs A-AAA-A+-AA CHC P 5 8 4 3 1 0 .875 1.40 1 3 75%
1997 33 Rockford MIDW A CHC P 2 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 1.00 0 1 100%
1997 33 Daytona FLOR A+ CHC P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1 0 0%
1997 33 Orlando SOUL AA CHC P 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00 0 1 100%
1997 33 Iowa AA AAA CHC P 1 5 4 0 1 0 .800 4.00 0 1 100%
5 Seasons 94 133 34 91 8 5 .940 1.33 1 3 75%
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1986 22 Huntsville Stars Southern League AA OAK
1986 22 Tacoma Tigers Pacific Coast League AAA OAK
1986 22 Modesto A's California League A OAK
1986 22 Medford A's Northwest League A- OAK
1987 23 Modesto A's California League A OAK
1988 24 Jackson Mets Texas League AA NYM
1988 24 St. Lucie Mets Florida State League A NYM
1989 25 Tidewater Tides International League AAA NYM
1989 25 Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League AAA MIN
1989 25 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 1 1989-07-04 1989-07-16
1989 25 Minnesota Twins American League MLB MIN 2 1989-09-05 1989-09-30
1990 26 Minnesota Twins American League MLB MIN 1 1990-04-11 1990-10-01
1991 27 Minnesota Twins American League MLB MIN 1 1991-04-12 1991-10-03
1992 28 Minnesota Twins American League MLB MIN 1 1992-04-10 1992-10-01
1993 29 Minnesota Twins American League MLB MIN 1 1993-04-06 1993-10-03
1994 30 Minnesota Twins American League MLB MIN 1 1994-04-05 1994-08-08
1995 31 Minnesota Twins American League MLB MIN 1 1995-04-27 1995-07-28
1995 31 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB LAD 2 1995-08-02 1995-09-27
1996 32 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1996-04-03 1996-09-25
1997 33 Orlando Rays Southern League AA CHC
1997 33 Iowa Cubs American Association AAA CHC
1997 33 Daytona Cubs Florida State League A+ CHC
1997 33 Rockford Cubbies Midwest League A CHC
1997 33 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 1997-07-23 1997-09-26
1998 34 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 1998-03-31 1998-09-28
1999 35 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 1999-04-07 1999-08-25
2000 36 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 2000-04-03 2000-09-08
2001 37 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 2001-04-05 2001-09-27

Sabr ID: b77281f7

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