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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

Register Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg 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 4 Teams 4 Lgs A-A--AA-AAA OAK 8 2 .800 2.84 4.10 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 3.24 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 3.39 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 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 23.14 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 4.49 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 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A NYM 6 1 .857 2.43 3.10 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 2.37 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 3.32 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 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA NYM-MIN 11 7 .611 3.12 3.84 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 -3.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB MIN-NYM 2 2 .500 3.82 4.05 8 5 1 0 0 0 40.0 39 18 17 3 12 1 23 0 1 0 169 1.275 8.8 0.7 2.7 5.2 1.92
1989 25 -0.8 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 7 5 .583 3.47 4.05 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 3.29 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
1989 25 -3.8 New York NL MLB NYM 0 0 3.68 3.68 3 0 1 0 0 0 7.1 5 3 3 1 4 0 2 0 1 0 31 1.227 6.1 1.2 4.9 2.5 0.50
1989 25 -3.5 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 2 2 .500 3.86 4.13 5 5 0 0 0 0 32.2 34 15 14 2 8 1 21 0 0 0 138 1.286 9.4 0.6 2.2 5.8 2.63
1990 26 -2.4 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 12 8 .600 4.07 4.24 28 28 0 1 1 0 159.1 164 75 72 12 29 2 101 2 0 1 659 1.211 9.3 0.7 1.6 5.7 3.48
1991 27 -1.5 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 16 9 .640 2.99 3.10 34 34 0 4 1 0 244.0 225 84 81 23 40 0 135 2 3 3 974 1.086 8.3 0.8 1.5 5.0 3.38
1992 28 -0.9 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 16 11 .593 3.97 4.21 34 34 0 4 1 0 220.0 226 103 97 17 48 2 138 5 0 4 911 1.245 9.2 0.7 2.0 5.6 2.88
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg 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
1993 29 0.3 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 12 15 .444 4.43 4.91 36 35 0 3 1 0 225.2 243 123 111 21 57 1 150 6 0 4 964 1.329 9.7 0.8 2.3 6.0 2.63
1994 30 0.9 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 11 7 .611 4.62 4.96 24 24 0 4 1 0 156.0 181 86 80 13 39 0 91 4 0 1 672 1.410 10.4 0.8 2.2 5.2 2.33
1995 31 2.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB MIN-LAD 10 13 .435 4.96 5.48 33 31 0 3 1 0 190.2 227 116 105 29 48 4 131 5 0 4 834 1.442 10.7 1.4 2.3 6.2 2.73
1995 31 2.2 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 6 11 .353 4.92 5.32 20 20 0 3 1 0 133.2 155 79 73 21 34 2 88 4 0 3 579 1.414 10.4 1.4 2.3 5.9 2.59
1995 31 3.2 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 4 2 .667 5.05 5.84 13 11 0 0 0 0 57.0 72 37 32 8 14 2 43 1 0 1 255 1.509 11.4 1.3 2.2 6.8 3.07
1996 32 3.7 Chicago AL MLB CHW 13 10 .565 4.59 4.91 34 34 0 1 0 0 225.1 236 123 115 34 76 5 150 3 0 13 971 1.385 9.4 1.4 3.0 6.0 1.97
1997 33 9.5 4 Teams 4 Lgs A-AAA-A+-AA CHC 1 1 .500 2.83 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 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 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 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 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
1997 33 4.9 Chicago NL MLB CHC 9 3 .750 3.39 3.49 13 13 0 1 1 0 85.0 77 33 32 7 23 2 55 2 2 0 352 1.176 8.2 0.7 2.4 5.8 2.39
1998 34 5.7 Chicago NL MLB CHC 19 9 .679 4.85 4.93 35 34 0 2 2 0 219.0 244 120 118 30 62 4 136 5 0 7 945 1.397 10.0 1.2 2.5 5.6 2.19
1999 35 6.6 Chicago NL MLB CHC 6 12 .333 4.83 5.36 23 23 0 1 0 0 136.0 151 81 73 12 33 2 73 4 0 3 591 1.353 10.0 0.8 2.2 4.8 2.21
2000 36 7.3 Chicago NL MLB CHC 8 12 .400 5.01 5.20 30 30 0 2 0 0 195.2 208 113 109 35 47 1 150 8 0 1 829 1.303 9.6 1.6 2.2 6.9 3.19
2001 37 8.1 Chicago NL MLB CHC 9 14 .391 4.49 4.97 29 29 0 0 0 0 168.1 186 93 84 24 40 6 149 7 0 3 729 1.343 9.9 1.3 2.1 8.0 3.73
MLB (13 seasons) MLB 143 125 .534 4.35 4.64 361 354 1 26 9 0 2265.0 2407 1168 1094 260 554 30 1482 53 6 44 9600 1.307 9.6 1.0 2.2 5.9 2.68
Minors (5 seasons) Minors 36 18 .667 3.13 3.90 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
All Levels (16 Seasons) 179 143 .556 4.13 4.51 455 429 10 37 11 3 2759.0 2854 1382 1266 292 706 38 1815 60 11 73 9706 1.290 9.3 1.0 2.3 5.9 2.57
A (4 seasons) Minors 18 8 .692 3.09 3.86 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
AA (3 seasons) Minors 6 1 .857 3.11 3.61 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) Minors 11 9 .550 3.35 4.13 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 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register 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-AAA-A--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 -3.4 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB NYM-MIN 8 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 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
1989 25 -3.4 New York NL MLB NYM 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1989 25 -3.5 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1990 26 -2.6 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991 27 -1.5 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1992 28 -0.6 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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
1993 29 0.1 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994 30 0.9 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995 31 2.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB LAD-MIN 33 20 17 0 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 7 .176 .176 .235 .412 4 0 0 3 0 0
1995 31 2.0 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995 31 2.8 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 13 20 17 0 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 7 .176 .176 .235 .412 4 0 0 3 0 0
1996 32 3.1 Chicago AL MLB CHW 34 0 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
1997 33 4.3 Chicago NL MLB CHC 13 28 22 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 12 .136 .208 .136 .345 3 1 0 4 0 0
1998 34 5.5 Chicago NL MLB CHC 35 88 75 7 10 2 0 1 11 0 0 7 30 .133 .205 .200 .405 15 2 0 5 1 0
1999 35 6.1 Chicago NL MLB CHC 23 47 39 1 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 3 21 .051 .119 .077 .196 3 0 0 5 0 0
2000 36 6.9 Chicago NL MLB CHC 30 68 56 3 10 2 0 1 4 0 1 3 20 .179 .220 .268 .488 15 1 0 9 0 0
2001 37 7.7 Chicago NL MLB CHC 29 58 50 1 12 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 14 .240 .255 .240 .495 12 0 0 7 0 0
MLB (13 seasons) MLB 361 311 261 14 40 6 0 2 22 1 1 16 105 .153 .201 .199 .401 52 4 0 33 1 0
Minors (5 seasons) Minors 94 20 17 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 8 .176 .176 .235 .412 4 0 0 3 0 0
All Levels (16 Seasons) 455 331 278 15 43 7 0 2 23 1 1 16 113 .155 .200 .201 .401 56 4 0 36 1 0
A (4 seasons) Minors 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AA (3 seasons) Minors 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) Minors 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 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP 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 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB MIN-NYM P 8 40.0 8 4 4 0 1 1.000 1.80 1.00
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
1989 25 New York NL MLB NYM P 3 7.0 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.57 0.67
1989 25 Minnesota AL MLB MIN P 5 33.0 6 3 3 0 1 1.000 1.64 1.20
1990 26 Minnesota AL MLB MIN P 28 159.0 35 14 20 1 1 .971 1.92 1.21
1991 27 Minnesota AL MLB MIN P 34 244.0 53 26 26 1 2 .981 1.92 1.53
1992 28 Minnesota AL MLB MIN P 34 220.0 45 17 26 2 0 .956 1.76 1.26
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1993 29 Minnesota AL MLB MIN P 36 226.0 49 17 32 0 2 1.000 1.95 1.36
1994 30 Minnesota AL MLB MIN P 24 156.0 39 11 27 1 2 .974 2.19 1.58
1995 31 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB MIN-LAD P 33 191.0 42 20 21 1 1 .976 1.93 1.24
1995 31 Minnesota AL MLB MIN P 20 134.0 27 16 11 0 1 1.000 1.81 1.35
1995 31 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD P 13 57.0 15 4 10 1 0 .933 2.21 1.08
1996 32 Chicago AL MLB CHW P 34 225.0 42 15 26 1 4 .976 1.64 1.21
1997 33 4 Teams 4 Lgs A-A+-AAA-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%
1997 33 Chicago NL MLB CHC P 13 85.0 14 4 10 0 0 1.000 1.48 1.08
1998 34 Chicago NL MLB CHC P 35 219.0 42 11 31 0 1 1.000 1.73 1.20
1999 35 Chicago NL MLB CHC P 23 136.0 20 2 18 0 0 1.000 1.32 0.87
2000 36 Chicago NL MLB CHC P 30 196.0 30 11 19 0 1 1.000 1.38 1.00
2001 37 Chicago NL MLB CHC P 29 168.0 36 5 30 1 1 .972 1.88 1.21
MLB (13 seasons) MLB P 361 2265.0 455 157 290 8 16 .982 1.78 1.24
Minors (5 seasons) Minors P 94 133 34 91 8 5 .940 1.33 1 3 75%
All Levels (16 Seasons) P 455 2265.0 588 191 381 16 21 .973 1.78 1.26 1 3 75%
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

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

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