6-4, 190lb (193cm, 86kg)
Kansas City Royals (majors)
March 5, 1992
in Pensacola, FL
Draft: Drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 26th round of the 2010 MLB June Amateur Draft from Gulf Breeze HS (Gulf Breeze, FL) and the Cincinnati Reds in the 4th round of the 2013 MLB June Amateur Draft from University of Central Florida (Orlando, FL).
High School: Gulf Breeze HS (Gulf Breeze, FL)
School: University of Central Florida (Orlando, FL)
June 3, 2017
19,001st in MLB history)
vs. SFG 7.0 IP, 4 H, 0 SO, 3 BB, 1 ER, W
Exceeded rookie limits during 2017 season
2019 Contract Status:
Service Time (01/2019): 0.149
Arb Eligible: 2021
Free Agent: 2025
Full Name: Edward Bennett Lively
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