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Kevin Quackenbush

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Kevin Quackenbush
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Quackenbush pitching for the Padres in 2014
San Diego Padres – No. 59
Relief Pitcher
Born: (1988-11-28) November 28, 1988 (age 27)
Land O' Lakes, Florida
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
April 25, 2014 for the San Diego Padres
Career statistics
(through 2014 season)
Win–loss record 3–3
Earned run average 2.48
Strikeouts 56
Teams

Kevin Robert Quackenbush (born November 28, 1988) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the San Diego Padres of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Career

Quackenbush attended Jesuit High School in Tampa, Florida, and the University of South Florida, where he played college baseball for the South Florida Bulls baseball team as their closer. Quackenbush was named a second team All-American in 2011.[1]

The Padres selected him in the eighth round of the 2011 MLB Draft.[2] They promoted him to Class AAA in 2013[3] and invited him to spring training in 2014.

Quackenbush was called up to the majors for the first time on April 25, 2014. He made his debut that day.[4] On August 19, he recorded his first major league save.[5]

References

  1. Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours (June 16, 2011). "USF Bulls closer Kevin Quackenbush named 2nd-team All-American | Tampa Bay Times". Tampabay.com. Retrieved May 31, 2013. 
  2. "More closers closing in on San Diego". UTSanDiego.com. September 4, 2011. Retrieved May 31, 2013. 
  3. "Prospect Quackenbush moved to Triple-A | padres.com: News". Mlb.mlb.com. June 17, 2013. Retrieved March 25, 2014. 
  4. "Padres bolster 'pen by promoting Quackenbush". San Diego Padres. Retrieved March 4, 2015. 
  5. Dennis Lin. "Kevin Quackenbush gets his first save — UTSanDiego.com". U-T San Diego. Retrieved March 4, 2015. 

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