Bob Keppel

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 5"/215
  • Age: 33

Bob Keppel MLB Career Stats

1-5 5.36 92.1 53 1.66

Bob Keppel Bio

  • Full Name: Robert Griffin Keppel
  • Born: 6/11/1982 in St. Louis, MO
  • Draft: 2000, New York Mets, 1st rd. (36th overall)
  • High School: DeSmet Jesuit, Creve Coeur, MO
  • Debut: May 25, 2006
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MLB Career Stats 1 5 5.36 49 6 0 92.1 53 1.66
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Team Date Transaction
April 3, 2014 Louisville Bats placed RHP Bob Keppel on the restricted list.
March 4, 2014 RHP Bob Keppel assigned to Cincinnati Reds.
January 22, 2014 RHP Bob Keppel assigned to Louisville Bats.
January 3, 2014 Cincinnati Reds signed free agent RHP Bob Keppel to a minor league contract.
January 4, 2010 Minnesota Twins released RHP Bob Keppel.
June 23, 2009 Minnesota Twins selected the contract of RHP Bob Keppel from Rochester Red Wings.

Robert Griffin Keppel Bio Info

Robert Griffin Keppel...wife Suzanne (Heil)...daughter Caeli (10/22/07)...2000 graduate of De Smet Jesuit (MO) High School...named All-State in basketball and baseball as both a junior and senior...named 2000 Missouri State High School Athlete of the Year. 2008 Spent entire season at Triple-A Albuquerque...won three consecutive starts, May 7-18...tied season-high seven strikeouts, June 14 vs. Omaha...tossed complete game shutout, allowing eight hits, with no walks and five strikeouts, September 1 at Round Rock...led the Pacific Coast League in shutouts, was third in starts and fourth in innings pitched. 2001 Spent entire season with Single-A Columbia of the South Atlantic League...moved in and out of the starting rotation over his first 14 games, but pitched exclusively as a starter over his final 12 outings. 2000 In his first professional season, posted a 1-2 record with a 6.83 ERA (29.0 ip, 22 er) in eight games/six starts for rookie level Kingsport...did not pitch more than 5.0 innings in any of his six starts...earned first professional win on July 26 after pitching 5.0 frames and allowing one run on two hits. 2006 Began the season with Triple-A Omaha, but had his contract purchased on May 25 and made his major league debut with Royals that night vs. Detroit...came on in relief of starter Denny Bautista and retired 10 of 13 batters faced over 3.1 innings while allowing one run...made his only other relief appearance on May 28 at New York-AL, allowing one run on four hits in 3.1 frames...was moved into the starting rotation and made his first career start on June 2 at Seattle...was charged with the loss despite allowing just two runs in 6.2 innings in KC's 4-0 defeat...held the Mariners scoreless through 6.0 innings before allowing back-to-back home runs to start the his next start on June 7 vs. Texas, tossed 8.0 innings and allowed just one run, but did not factor in the decision...left the game with one on and nobody out in the ninth with the Royals leading 2-0, but the bullpen allowed four runs to score in the inning...made four more starts with Kansas City, going 0-3 with an 11.08 ERA (13.0 ip, 16 er)...did not make it past the third inning in any of his last three starting assignments...was optioned back to Omaha on June 30 and made 16 appearances for the O-Royals, five of which were starts...overall went 6-7 with one save and a 5.67 ERA (98.1 ip, 62 er) 25 games/14 starts for the Triple-A club...posted a 5-6 record with a 4.75 ERA (77.2 ip, 41 er) in 14 starts and a 1-1 record with one save and a 9.15 ERA (20.2 ip, 21 er) in 11 relief appearances...earned wins in consecutive starts from April 17-22, combining to allow just two earned runs in 14.1 innings pitched...was outrighted to Omaha on Oct. 11. 2005 Missed a majority of the season with a right shoulder injury...appeared in 5 games for Norfolk (AAA)...went 2-1 with a 3.29 ERA and allowed just 24 hits and 6 walks while striking out 19 in 27.1 innings. 2004 Had his season interrupted twice with trips to the Disabled List...Placed on the Disabled List on April 8th with a strained right pectoral muscle....Activated May 12th...Made two rehabilitation starts for St. Lucie (A) of the Florida State League on May 11th vs. Sarasota and on May 16th vs. Palm Beach...Gave up seven hits, two runs, one earned in 10.0 innings...Placed on the Disabled List again on August 5th with a strained right oblique muscle...Came off the DL on August 12th...Saw action in 17 games, 16 starts for Norfolk (AAA) of the International League...From July 17th-August 3rd, he went 3-0 with a no-decision in four starts...In 27.2 innings, he allowed 25 hits, with eight runs, earned, three walks and 11 strikeouts for a 2.60 ERA...Pitched a scoreless inning of relief against Scranton-Wilkes Barre on July 11th...Worked a season-high 8.0 innings vs. Richmond on July 2nd. 2003 Threw a 9.0 inning, no-hitter vs. Portland on August 2nd...Walked three with one strikeout...Posted 3-1 records in both April and July...In five April games, he worked 22.0 innings with 19 hits, five runs, earned four walks and 15 strikeouts and an ERA of 2.05...In July, Bob had a 2.39 ERA in six contests...Worked 37.2 innings, with 33 hits, 11 runs, 10 earned, nine walks and 16 strikeouts...Also was 5-1 with a 2.29 ERA in 10 home 55.0 innings he gave up 49 hits, 16 runs, 14 earned with 12 walks and 33 strikeouts...Made one relief outing at Binghamton, July 8th vs. Erie...In that game, he pitched six innings and surrendered two hits, one run, earned, with no walks and five strikeouts...Place on the Disabled List on May 8th with a strained right forearm...Went to Brooklyn (A) of the New York-Penn League for three rehabilitation starts beginning on June 18th...Was 2-0 with a no-decision in those contests...In 14.0 innings, he gave up 10 hits, with one run, earned, two walks and 13 strikeouts...Posted a 4-1 record in a five-game period from July 13th-August 2nd...Pitched 2.0 scoreless innings with Peoria of the Arizona Fall League. 2002 Was fourth in the Florida State League in games started.