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Craig Kimbrel    \KIM-brehl\

Craig Michael Kimbrel (twitter: @kimbrel46)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 210 lb.

Born: May 28, 1988 in Huntsville, AL
High School: Lee HS (Huntsville, AL)
School: Wallace State Community College (Hanceville) (Hanceville, AL)
Drafted
by the Atlanta Braves in the 3rd round of the 2008 amateur draft.
Signed June 6, 2008. (All Transactions)
Debut: May 7, 2010 (Age 21.344, 17,336th in MLB history)   vs. PHI 1.0 IP, 1 H, 2 SO, 0 BB, 0 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2011 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Braves/Padres/RedSox 2010-2016
2016 Contract Status: Signed thru 2017, 4 yrs/$42M (14-17) & 18 team option (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2016): 5.066, Free Agent: 2018 [*], Agents: David Meter [*]
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2010 22 ATL NL 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2011 ★ 23 ATL NL 79 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 AS,CYA-9,MVP-23,RoY-1
2012 ★ 24 ATL NL 63 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 AS,CYA-5,MVP-8
2013 ★ 25 ATL NL 68 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 AS,CYA-4,MVP-11
2014 ★ 26 ATL NL 63 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 AS,CYA-9
2015 27 SDP NL 61 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2016 28 BOS AL 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
7 Yrs 375 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0
162 Game Avg. 162 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0
ATL (5 yrs) 294 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SDP (1 yr) 61 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0
BOS (1 yr) 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
NL (6 yrs) 355 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0
AL (1 yr) 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2010 22 ATL NL 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
2011 ★ 23 ATL NL 79 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $419,000 1 AS,CYA-9,MVP-23,RoY-1
2012 ★ 24 ATL NL 63 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $590,000 1 AS,CYA-5,MVP-8
2013 ★ 25 ATL NL 68 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 -0.0 0 $655,000 1 AS,CYA-4,MVP-11
2014 ★ 26 ATL NL 61 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 -0.0 0 $7,000,000 1 AS,CYA-9
2015 27 SDP NL 54 1 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $9,000,000 1
2016 28 BOS AL 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
7 Seasons 366 1 -0 0 0 0 2 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .501 .500 0.2 0.0 2 $17,664,000
ATL (5 yrs) 292 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.2 0 1 0.2 .501 .500 0.2 0.0 1 $8,664,000
SDP (1 yr) 54 1 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $9,000,000
BOS (1 yr) 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
2015 27 SDP NL 1 1 0 0.0 94 .000 .253 .000 .316 .000 .399 .000 .715 -100 .000 -0.3 -0.0 .000 .000 .000
7 Yrs 1 1 0 0.0 94 .000 .253 .000 .316 .000 .399 .000 .715 -100 .000 -0.3 -0.0 .000 .000 .000
162 Game Avg. 0 0 0 0.0 94 .000 .253 .000 .316 .000 .399 .000 .715 -100 .000 -0.3 -0.0 .000 .000 .000

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2010 22 ATL NL NLDS SFG L 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 24 ATL NL NLWC STL L 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 25 ATL NL NLDS LAD L 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Yrs (3 Series) 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 NLWC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 NLDS 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

All-Star Batting

Year Tm Lg Age GS PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2011 ATL NL 23
2012 ATL NL 24
2013 ATL NL 25
2014 ATL NL 26

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
2015 27 SDP NL 1 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.0 0%
7 Yrs 1 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.0 0%
MLB Averages 2.5% 19.7% 8.0% 7.5% 33% 2.46 4.6 35.5 8.4 0.83 1.11 68% 22% 7.6% 13%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2010 22 ATL NL 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 23 ATL NL 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 24 ATL NL 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 25 ATL NL 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 26 ATL NL 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2015 27 SDP NL -0.3 -0.0 1 -0.0 0.0 -0.0 .33 -0.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.0 0.38 -0.3 0
2016 28 BOS AL 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
7 Yrs -0.3 -0.0 1 -0.0 0.0 -0.0 .33 -0.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.0 0.38 -0.3 0

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
2015 27 SDP NL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Yrs 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
2015 27 SDP NL 1 0% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Yrs 1 0% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLB Averages 54% 67% 11% 31% 14% 51% 55%

Pitch Summary -- Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1stS 30% 30c 30s 20% 20c 20s 31% 31c 31s L/SO S/SO L/SO% PAu Pitu Stru
2015 27 SDP NL 1 5 5.00 3 60.0% 66.7% 0.0% 33.3% 0.0% 33.3% 0.0% 20.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 1 0 100.0% 0 0 0
1 Yr 1 5 5.00 3 60.0% 66.7% 0.0% 33.3% 0.0% 33.3% 0.0% 20.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 1 0 100.0% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.8% 27.5% 15.9% 27.1% 29.4% 72.5% 1.4% 46.2% 78.0% 27.1% 4.6% 13.9% 8.4% 24.1%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2015 27 355 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 28 375 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 688 total runs (4.25 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
2015 27 61 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 61
1 Yr 61 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 61
162 Game Avg. 162 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 61



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
2011 NL (23, 0%)
2012 NL (8, 16%)
2013 NL (11, 6%)
0.22 Career Shares (735th)

Cy Young (yr lg (rk, shr))
2011 NL (9, 1%)
2012 NL (5, 18%)
2013 NL (4, 19%)
2014 NL (9, 1%)
0.39 Career Shares (130th)

Monthly Awards (yr-month lg award)
2011 June NL Rookie of the Month
2011 August NL Rookie of the Month

                                         

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Name and misspellings: Craig Craig M. Michael Kimbrel

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