Kevin Correia

Kevin Correia

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 3"/200
  • Age: 35

Kevin Correia Stats

0-3 6.56 23.1 14 1.93

Kevin Correia MLB Career Stats

76-98 4.62 1428.2 906 1.43

Kevin Correia Bio

  • Full Name: Kevin John Correia
  • Pronunciation: co-RAY-uh
  • Born: 8/24/1980 in San Diego, CA
  • Draft: 2002, San Francisco Giants, 4th rd. (127th overall)
  • College: Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
  • Debut: July 10, 2003
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2015 Stats 0 3 6.56 5 5 0 23.1 14 1.93
MLB Career Stats 76 98 4.62 358 221 0 1428.2 906 1.43
  • Status: Restricted List

Kevin Correia Slider Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2015 Phillies NL 96 Slider 86.61 86.00 2408.74 5.88 97.00
MLB Avg - - - Slider 84.58 84.00 1849.47 5.80 86.00


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July 8, 2015 at 12:51 AM ET

Phillies closer to bringing up right-hander Nola

The Phillies named Triple-A right-hander David Buchanan their Saturday starter vs. the Giants. They said they never considered Triple-A right-hander Aaron Nola, who is the organization's top pitching prospect.

July 7, 2015 at 5:51 PM ET

Correia designated for assignment

On Tuesday, the Phillies announced that right-hander Kevin Correia had been designated for assignment


Kevin Correia Awards

NL All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Pittsburgh NL

PCL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
06/26/2005 Fresno PCL

Kevin Correia Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
2009 3.91 23rd in NL


Season W Rank
2009 12 20th in NL
2011 12 22nd in NL


Season WHIP Rank
2009 1.30 23rd in NL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
2009 .259 25th in NL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
2009 33 7th in NL
2013 31 22nd in AL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2009 1 19th in NL
2011 1 20th in NL


Season SHO Rank
2009 1 6th in NL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
2009 198.0 19th in NL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
2009 6.45 17th in NL
2012 4.68 2nd in NL
2013 4.90 2nd in AL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2009 2.22 23rd in NL
2012 1.93 5th in NL
2013 2.24 9th in AL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
2009 64 24th in NL
2010 64 22nd in NL


Season H Rank
2009 194 19th in NL
2013 218 6th in AL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2010 20 21st in NL
2011 24 8th in NL
2013 24 16th in AL

Kevin Correia Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
August 7, 2015 Lehigh Valley IronPigs placed RHP Kevin Correia on the restricted list.
July 8, 2015 Philadelphia Phillies sent RHP Kevin Correia outright to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
July 7, 2015 Philadelphia Phillies designated RHP Kevin Correia for assignment.
June 8, 2015 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent RHP Kevin Correia.
May 30, 2015 RHP Kevin Correia elected free agency.
May 1, 2015 Sacramento River Cats activated RHP Kevin Correia.
April 8, 2015 RHP Kevin Correia assigned to Sacramento River Cats.
April 5, 2015 San Francisco Giants signed free agent RHP Kevin Correia to a minor league contract.
March 30, 2015 Seattle Mariners released RHP Kevin Correia.
March 17, 2015 RHP Kevin Correia assigned to Tacoma Rainiers.
March 9, 2015 Seattle Mariners signed free agent RHP Kevin Correia to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 30, 2014 RHP Kevin Correia elected free agency.
October 13, 2014 Los Angeles Dodgers activated RHP Kevin Correia.
October 3, 2014 Los Angeles Dodgers reassigned RHP Kevin Correia to the minor leagues.
August 11, 2014 Los Angeles Dodgers activated RHP Kevin Correia.
August 10, 2014 Minnesota Twins traded RHP Kevin Correia to Los Angeles Dodgers for Player To Be Named Later.
December 13, 2012 Minnesota Twins signed free agent RHP Kevin Correia.
November 3, 2012 RHP Kevin Correia elected free agency.
November 1, 2011 Pittsburgh Pirates activated RHP Kevin Correia from the 60-day disabled list.
September 6, 2011 Pittsburgh Pirates transferred RHP Kevin Correia from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
August 22, 2011 Pittsburgh Pirates placed RHP Kevin Correia on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 20, 2011. Strained left oblique
December 17, 2010 RHP Kevin Correia assigned to Pittsburgh Pirates.
November 7, 2010 RHP Kevin Correia elected free agency.
May 15, 2010 San Diego Padres activated RHP Kevin Correia from the bereavement list.
May 11, 2010 San Diego Padres placed RHP Kevin Correia on the bereavement list.

Kevin John Correia Bio Info

Kevin John Correia (pronounced co-RAY-uh)...wife, Diana...sons Dane (12/27/08), Emmett (12/5/10) and Benjamin (3/1/13)...1998 graduate of San Diego's Grossmont High School...led baseball team to section title as a junior and runner-up his senior year...earned First-Team All CIF San Diego Section in senior year...attended Grossmont (CA) College in 1999 before transferring to Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo where he earned Big West All-Conference honors in 2002.


Spent first season with the Twins and was the club's number two starter, making his first start April 3 vs. Detroit; did not factor into the decision, allowing two runs on seven hits in 7.0 innings, with one walk and two strikeouts...Earned first win as a Twin April 15 vs. Los Angeles-AL, allowing two runs on eight hits in 7.0 innings pitched...Pitched 7.0-plus innings in first four starts April 3-23, the most consecutive 7.0-inning games for a Twin since Scott Diamond did it July 27-August 12, 2012; also the most 7.0-plus inning starts to begin a season since Ramon Ortiz made four 7.0-plus inning starts to begin the 2007 season (April 4-22)...Pitched 8.0 shutout innings April 28 vs. Texas, earning his third straight victory, allowing six hits and one walk...became just fourth pitcher in club history, according to Elias Sports Bureau, to open a season with five consecutive starts with 7.0-plus innings pitched and three runs allowed-or-fewer: Jim Perry in 1965 (first five), Scott Erickson in 1991 (first seven) and Brad Radke in 2001 (first seven)...Made 300th career appearance May 27 at Milwaukee...Made pinch-hitting appearance August 2 vs. Houston in an AL game at Minnesota, sacrificing the eventual winning run to second base...Posted a 2.75 ERA (59.0 IP, 18 ER) in final nine starts August 11-September 25...Made 30th start September 19 at Oakland, marking second time in career to reach 30 starts...finished with 185.1 innings pitched, second most of his career...led the staff in starts, innings pitched and tied for first in strikeouts (101).

2012 Matched his career high in wins (third time) and finished tied for second on the staff in that department...Went 7-3 with a 3.64 ERA in 14 games (13 starts) at PNC Park...Posted a 4.20 ERA (160.2ip/75er) in his 28 starts and a 4.35 ERA (10.1ip/5er) in his four relief appearances...Suffered a 2-1 loss to Clayton Kershaw in first start on 4/10 at Dodger Stadium (6.0ip/1er)...Picked up first win in second start on 4/15 at San Francisco...Went 1-1 with a 2.42 ERA (22.1ip/6er) in four starts during the month of April...Lost five straight starts from 4/29 thru 5/20...Won his second game on 6/19 vs. Minnesota - his first victory at PNC Park since 6/22/11...Won a career-high seven straight decisions from 6/19 thru 8/8...Was temporarily removed from starting rotation after Pirates acquired Wandy Rodriguez on 7/24...Made first relief appearance on 7/29 at Houston (2.0ip/5h/4r/4er/1bb/2so)...Pitched 2.0 scoreless innings of relief during 19-inning game on 8/19 at St. Louis and then started the next night in San Diego (4.1ip/3r/2er)...Became first Major League pitcher to start a game after having pitched two-or-more innings the previous day since Oakland's Dave Beard June 4-5, 1982 and the first Pittsburgh pitcher since Pascual Perez in 1981...Made final two relief outings on 8/26 and 8/31; tossed 4.0 scoreless innings at Milwaukee on 8/31...Returned to starting rotation on 9/5 vs. Houston and won his 10th game (6.0ip/1er)...Struck out season-high nine batters on 9/22 at Houston...Posted a 3.14 ERA (48.2ip/17er) in his final 10 games, beginning on 8/19...Went 5-for-47 (.106) with eight sacrifice bunts at the plate - the eight sacs tied Clint Barmes for the team lead. 2011 Led Pirates in wins (tied his career high) and was a member of the National League All-Star team during first season with the club...Went 10-3 with a 2.64 ERA in 14 starts on the road and 2-8 with a 7.71 ERA in 13 games (12 starts) at PNC Park...Tied for second in the N.L. with 10 road wins (Roy Halladay led with 11) despite not pitching after 8/19...Was placed on the 15-day disabled list on 8/22 (retro to 8/20) with a left oblique strain...Was Pittsburgh's Opening Day starting pitcher - the first Pittsburgh free agent to start the season opener since Ron Villone in 2002 - and won a 6-3 decision at Wrigley Field...Pitched 7.0 scoreless frames while winning second start on 4/6 at St. Louis...Pitched an inning of relief on 4/9 vs. Colorado (bullpen was taxed after pitching 11.1 innings the day before)...Tossed 5.0 no-hit innings before surrendering four runs in the 6th inning and suffering first loss on 4/13 vs. Milwaukee...Tossed 13.0 scoreless innings between 4/6-13...Pitched second career complete game (four-hitter) in 9-3 win on 4/18 at Cincinnati...Tossed 6.2 scoreless innings and combined with three relief pitchers in 3-0 win at Colorado on 4/29 - was Pittsburgh's first-ever shutout in Denver...Won each of his first five road starts - the first Bucco pitcher to do so since Don Robinson won his first eight in 1982...Suffered first road loss on 5/15 at Milwaukee...Became just the third Pirates pitcher to post as many as a half-dozen road victories before June 1 - also Howie Camnitz (1909) and Burleigh Grimes (1929)...Won first game at PNC Park in fifth home start on 5/21...Won three straight starts from 5/21 thru 6/1 and became the league's first eight-game winner on 6/1 at New York (NL)...Lost back-to-back starts on 6/12 and 6/17...Won back-to-back starts on 6/22 and 6/28...Won his 10th game on 6/28 in the Pirates' 78th game; the fewest games any Pittsburgh pitcher has needed to reach 10 wins since 1995, when Denny Neagle won his 10th game in the team's 69th game of the season...Entered the All-Star break with an 11-7 record; only three pitchers in the Major Leagues had more wins at the break - CC Sabathia (13), Jair Jurrjens (12) and Justin Verlander (12)...Won his 12th and final game on 7/28 at Atlanta...Lost his last three decisions, going 0-3 with an 8.41 ERA (20.1ip/19er) in four starts during the month of August...Received a no-decision in his last start on 8/19 vs. Cincinnati...Went 4-for-46 (.087) with two doubles, three RBI and eight sacrifice bunts as a batter. 2010 Went 10-10 with a 5.52 ERA (140.1ip/86er) in 26 starts (Padres went 15-11) before finishing season with two relief appearances (4.2ip/1er - 1.93 ERA)...Had a 6.41 run support average in his 26 starts, the second-highest average among all National League starters with at least 100.0ip...Had a career-high tying four-game winning streak over four starts from 4/12-28, posting a 3.27 ERA (22.0ip/8er) over that stretch...Tied career high with nine strikeouts on 7/18 vs. Arizona...Went 5-1 with a 3.00 ERA (36.0ip/12er) in his first six starts after the All-Star break from 7/18 thru 8/16...Pitched 3.0 innings and gave up one run while making his first relief appearance of the season on 9/9 vs. San Francisco - his first relief outing since 9/24/08 vs. Colorado...Also tossed a scoreless frame on 9/17 at St. Louis...Went 9-3 in 15 starts when receiving three runs of support or more (Padres were 11-4)...Went 6-for-44 (.136) with a double, five RBI and six sacrifice bunts as a batter. 2009 Made a career-high and team-leading 33 starts for the Padres after joining the club as a Spring Training invite...also set career marks in wins (12), innings pitched (198.0) and strikeouts (142) while recording his first complete game. Made the most starts by a Padres pitcher (33) since Greg Maddux and Jake Peavy each made 34 in 2007...Padres went 19-14 in his outings...was the only pitcher for the Padres to start 20-or-more games...Recorded 22 quality starts, leading the club and ranking tied for 11th in the National League...quality starts in each of his last six outings and 11 of his last 13...recorded 18 quality starts over his last 23 appearances, beginning 6/6 vs. ARI after tallying four in his first 10...Put together a scoreless streak of 23.1 innings from 9/14-10/2, the fourth longest in the was the longest by a Padre since Cla Meredith set a franchise record with 33.2-straight scoreless innings in 2006 and the longest by a Padres starter since Bruce Hurst pitched 27.0-consecutive scoreless innings in September of 1990 (Elias Sports Bureau)...Set a career single-game mark for strikeouts, fanning nine on 6/27 at TEX...Did not allow a home run over a seven-start stretch 7/18-8/17 and 40.1 innings overall...streak dated from the fifth inning on 7/12 (Bowker) until the first inning on 8/22 (Holliday)...Went 3-0 in September, posting a 1.25 ERA (5 ER/36.0 IP) in five starts...worked at least 7.0 innings of shutout ball in three of those outings, including his first complete game 9/25 at ARI...Complete game shutout marked the first by a Padres pitcher since Clay Hensley and Chan Ho Park each tossed one in 2006...Padres won each of his final six road starts as he went 5-0 with a 2.66 ERA (12 ER/40.2 IP) from 7/28 through the end of the season. 2008 Despite missing over a month due to a left intercostal strain, posted career highs in starts (19) and innings (110.0) over 25 appearances for the Giants (19 starts)...Placed on the disabled list 4/27 and was reinstated 6/15...made three rehab appearances, two with Triple-A Fresno and one with Single-A San Jose...Was 3-8 with a 5.36 ERA (61 ER/102.1 IP) as a starter...notched six quality starts...Allowed 13 earned runs in 7.2 innings out of the bullpen in six appearances...Went 2-5 with a 6.54 ERA (61 ER/84.0 IP) in 20 games (14 starts) after returning from the disabled list...Enjoyed his best outing of the year in a win vs. STL 4/10, allowing five hits and no runs over 7.2 innings...also won 7/28 at LA (NL) and 8/24 vs. SD...Went 1-2 with a 4.54 ERA (18 ER/35.2 IP) over six starts in August...Primarily a SF starter from 8/14/07 to 9/5/08...posted a 6-9 record and 4.53 ERA (76 ER/151.0 IP) with 27 of his 30 appearances coming as a starter during that span...Came out of the bullpen for his final five appearances 9/11-24. 2007 Established career standards for wins (4), games (59), ERA (3.45), innings (101.2) and strikeouts (80) in his 2nd full season in big leagues...spent majority of campaign working out of bullpen before moving into rotation for final 6 weeks, staking claim to be member of SF's starting staff in 2008...pitched extremely well in starting role, going 3-1 with 2.54 ERA (13er, 46.0ip) and .222 avg. against (38-for-171) in 8 starts...SF was 6-2 in his opening assignments...finished 2nd in NL for ERA (2.66) following his 1st start Aug. 14, trailing only STL's Adam Wainwright (2.45)...his .232 avg. against was 7th...posted career-best 3-game winning streak Aug. 25-Sept. 5...was excellent in spot start Aug. 14 in Atlanta, tossing 4.1-shutout innings (4h, 1bb, 3so)...marked 1st start since Sept. 12, 2005 vs. San Diego...had made 99 relief appearances in interim...start was necessitated by SF's makeup doubleheader Aug. 13 in Pittsburgh...earned 1st victory as starter Aug. 25 vs. Milwaukee, his 1st winning start since Aug. 15, 2005 at Cincinnati...prior to starting, led SF relievers with 55.1 innings and 46 strikeouts out of 'pen...was 1-6 with 4.20 ERA (26er, 55.2ip) in 51 overall relief outings. 2006 Became one of SF's top relievers, despite not making Opening Day roster... opened campaign with triple-A Fresno and was slated to be part of Grizzlies' rotation, but was recalled by Giants April 7 before making minor league outing...led all Giants relievers with 69.2 innings pitched, while ranking 2nd with both 3.49 ERA (Mike Stanton, 3.09) and .242 avg. against (Vinnie Chulk, .210)...held right-handed batters to paltry .218 mark (34-for-156)...was even better down stretch, going 2-0 with 2.83 ERA (9er, 28.2ip) and .214 avg. against (22-for-103) over his last 19 outings (beginning July 25)...logged scoreless efforts in 31 of his last 48 appearances, while stranding 26 of 39 inherited runners (66.7%)...proved durable, as 16 outings were at least 2.0 innings, including 5.1-frame effort April 23 at Colorado that marked career relief-high. 2005 Was used in variety of roles at both minor league and big league levels...opened season as closer at Fresno, but logged significant time in SF rotation...went 2-5 with 4.63 ERA in 16 ML contests overall (11 starts)...was at his best during 6-start stay in rotation Aug. 4-31, logging 3.66 ERA (13er, 32.0ip) and averaging 8.7 strikeouts per 9.0 innings (31so)...was forced to exit Aug. 31 start vs. Colorado with right shoulder bruise, ailment which limited him to 2 relief outings remainder of campaign...logged 11 opening assignments overall, going 2-4 with 4.96 ERA (29er, 52.2ip)...forged 1.59 ERA (1er, 5.2ip) with .200 avg. against (4-for-20) in 5 relief outings...opened season as Fresno's closer, logging 7 saves in 28 relief appearances...was moved back into starting role in June...made 1 start with single-A San Jose, so that he could continue pitching during SF's All-Star Break. 2004 Logged 4 stints with Giants, while making full-time conversion from starter to reliever with triple-A Fresno...was with SF April 24-May 1, July 29-Aug. 2, Aug. 13-25 and Sept. 4-end of season...appeared in 12 ML games overall (1 start), with 8.05 ERA (17er, 19.0ip)...numbers were skewed by spot start April 30 vs. Florida, in which he surrendered 9 runs (8er) in 2.0 frames...posted 4.76 ERA (9er, 17.0ip) in 11 big league relief efforts...was often called upon to save bullpen and performed admirably, logging 4 efforts of at least 2.0 innings...opened year with Fresno and pitched in 29 games (16 starts) overall for Grizzlies, going 3-7 with 4.53 ERA...was moved to bullpen in early July and was unscored upon in 10 of 13 relief efforts, forging 2.16 ERA (4er, 16.2ip). 2003 Went from kicking off professional career in short-season A ball to big league debut in one year when he took mound July 10 at Coors Field...had contract purchased from triple-A Fresno prior to contest...went on to fill key role in SF staff over season's 2nd half, going 3-1 with 3.66 ERA in 10 games (7 starts) fact, ended season by making 6 consecutive starts after taking 4 straight rotation turns while Dustin Hermanson was on Disabled List Aug. 24-Sept. 9...was 1-1 with 2.89 ERA (6er, 18.2ip) during 4-start stay in rotation, with SF logging impressive 3-1 ledger...held opponents to .215 avg. against (14-for-65) over stretch...acquitted himself well over 1st 7 big league opening assignments overall, posting 3-1 mark with 3.93 ERA (15er, 34.1ip)...worked 1.1-relief frames in ML debut vs. Rockies, allowing run on 2 hits while striking out Greg Vaughn for 1st big league punchout...posted 1st career win in initial big league start, yielding 1 run over 6.0 frames in SF's 5-2 triumph over Philadelphia Aug. 10 at SBC Park...was given opening nod in place of Jason Schmidt, who was skipped turn to rest tender right elbow...became 13th and final starting pitcher used by Giants, marking club's most since 1991 edition gave 15 different hurlers starting assignments...began season in Giants farm system, combining for 7-6 ledger with 3.87 ERA (41er, 95.1ip) in 19 games (17 starts) for Fresno and double-A Norwich... opened campaign with Norwich, earning Eastern League All-Star accolades after going 6-6 with 3.65 ERA (35er, 86.1ip) in 16 outings (14 starts) 3 starts with Fresno, was 1-0 with 2.84 ERA (6er, 19.0ip)...made 5 stints with SF overall, donning Giants uniform July 10-13, July 17-30, July 25-30 and Aug. 10-30 before being recalled for good Sept. 2. 2002 Opened professional career at rookie-league Salem-Keizer after being Giants' 4th round 10 games (8 starts) for Volcanoes, was 2-2 with 4.54 ERA (19er, 37.2ip).