Kevin Chapman

Kevin Chapman #66

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  • B/T: L/L
  • 6' 3"/225
  • Age: 27


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Pitches: Strikes, Balls


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Kevin Chapman 2015 Postseason Stats

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Kevin Chapman Postseason Career Stats

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Kevin Chapman Stats

0-0 3.38 5.1 8 1.31

Kevin Chapman MLB Career Stats

3-1 3.26 47.0 42 1.40

Kevin Chapman Bio

  • Full Name: Kevin Allen Chapman
  • Born: 2/19/1988 in Coral Springs, FL
  • Draft: 2010, Kansas City Royals, 4th rd. (119th overall)
  • College: Florida
  • Debut: August 9, 2013
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2015 Stats 0 0 3.38 3 0 0 5.1 8 1.31
MLB Career Stats 3 1 3.26 49 0 1 47.0 42 1.40

Kevin Chapman Two-seam FB 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 Astros AL 43 Two-seam FB 92.13 91.70 1821.00 5.90 100.75
MLB Avg - - - Two-seam FB 92.30 91.79 2128.00 6.05 89.60


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May 1, 2015 at 1:55 AM ET

Astros option Hoes, call up Chapman

The Astros called up lefty reliever Kevin Chapman and optioned outfielder L.J. Hoes to Triple-A Fresno following Thursday's 3-2 win over Seattle.

March 31, 2015 at 3:28 PM ET

Thatcher makes bullpen; Fields may not be ready

Veteran left-handed reliever Joe Thatcher was told after his outing Monday night against the Blue Jays that he had made the Major League club, which would round out the Astros' bullpen had it not been for the health of right-hander Josh Fields.


Kevin Chapman Awards

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Corpus Christi TEX

Kevin Chapman Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
October 15, 2015 Houston Astros activated LHP Kevin Chapman.
October 5, 2015 Houston Astros recalled LHP Kevin Chapman from Fresno Grizzlies.
May 13, 2015 Houston Astros optioned LHP Kevin Chapman to Fresno Grizzlies.
May 1, 2015 Houston Astros recalled Kevin Chapman from Fresno Grizzlies.
April 1, 2015 Houston Astros optioned LHP Kevin Chapman to Fresno Grizzlies.
August 15, 2014 Houston Astros recalled Kevin Chapman from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
July 2, 2014 Houston Astros optioned LHP Kevin Chapman to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
July 1, 2014 Houston Astros recalled Kevin Chapman from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
April 17, 2014 Houston Astros optioned LHP Kevin Chapman to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
August 9, 2013 Houston Astros selected the contract of Kevin Chapman from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
April 1, 2013 Kevin Chapman assigned to Oklahoma City RedHawks from Corpus Christi Hooks.
January 17, 2013 Houston Astros invited non-roster LHP Kevin Chapman to spring training.
April 2, 2012 Kevin Chapman assigned to Corpus Christi Hooks.
March 20, 2012 Houston Astros traded CF Jason Bourgeois and C Humberto Quintero to Kansas City Royals for LHP Kevin Chapman.
September 7, 2011 Kevin Chapman assigned to Wilmington Blue Rocks from Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
June 8, 2011 Kevin Chapman roster status changed by Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
June 6, 2011 LHP Kevin Chapman assigned to Northwest Arkansas Naturals from Wilmington Blue Rocks.
July 15, 2010 Kevin Chapman assigned to Wilmington Blue Rocks from Kansas City Royals.
July 14, 2010 Kansas City Royals signed Kevin Chapman.

Kevin Allen Chapman Bio Info

Graduated from Westminster Academy in Ft. Lauderdale, FL in 2006, where he earned Louisville Slugger All-American status (2005) as he went 8-2 with a 0.89 ERA... named Louisville Slugger Preseason All-American as a senior, but was limited due to an injury ...selected by Detroit in the 42nd round in 2006, but did not sign. Attended the University of Florida from 2007-2010...went 3-0 with a 1.64 ERA and 11 saves in 2010, helping the SEC-champion Gators reach the College World Series... named first-team All-SEC and third-team All-American (NCBWA). Selected in the fourth round of the June 2010 draft by Kansas City...signed by Royals scout Colin Gonzales. Added to the Astros 40-man roster on Aug. 9, currently signed to a one-year contract that runs through the 2014 season.


Made his first Opening Day roster and pitched in 21 games across three stints with Houston...increased his innings, win and strikeout totals from 2013, while lowering his walk rate (11.3% from 14.9%) and boosting his strikeout rate (19.6% from 17.2%) and groundball rate (49.2% from 37.0%)...stranded 14-of-16 inherited runners, good for the lowest inherited runners scored percentage on the club (12.5%, min. 15 apps.)...made the Opening Day roster for the first time in his career but was optioned to Triple-A on April 16...recalled to Houston on July 1 for a one-game stint as he was optioned to Triple-A following the club's game vs. SEA...recalled back to Houston for a final time on Aug. 15...was scoreless in 12 of his last 13 outings of the season (0.68 ERA, 1ER/13.1 IP), including his final nine outings...struck out 10 while allowing just 11 baserunners (10 hits, 1 walk) in those last 13 games...had a streak of 11 games without a walk (Aug. 20-Sept. 22)...was one of the top relievers in the Triple-A Pacific Coast League, posting a 2-1 record in 43 appearances with a 1.23 ERA (6 ER/44 IP) and nine saves in nine opportunities...struck out 64 batters in his 44.0 innings...ranked second in the league among relievers in ERA and strikeouts per 9.0 innings (13.09, min. 40IP)...named the July Pitcher of the Month at Triple-A after going 1-0 with six saves, 20 strikeouts, four walks and a 2.53 ERA (3ER/10.2IP) in 12 outings...had a 20-game streak where he did not allow an earned run at Triple A (May 3-June 19)...struck out 23 with two runs allowed in 19.2 innings.


Rookie reliever impressed after being selected from Triple A OKC on Aug. 9...set a franchise record by not allowing an earned run in his first 13 Major League appearances to begin his career (9.2IP) from Aug. 9-Sept. 2...LHP Tom Martin, who used to own the record, made 12 straight scoreless appearances to start his career from April 2-May 5, 1997...was one of two MLB pitchers this season to begin their career with 13+ appearances without allowing an earned run (also, RHP Caleb Thielbar with MIN, 17g)...did not allow a run in his final seven outings (6IP) of the season...did not allow a run in 12 road apps. (9.1 IP) ... allowed just six hits to LHH's in his brief MLB career (6x36, .167) ... against all opponents, ranked ninth in the AL with a .183 (13x71) opponent's batting average (min. 70 ABs) after his recall...stranded 16 of 19 inherited runners this season...after Aug. 9, ranked sixth among AL lefties with 19 total inherited runners...began the year as a NRI at Astros Spring Training and made six apps. (8ER/7IP) before being assigned to Triple A OKC...officially selected from OKC on Aug. 9...spent the remainder of the season in the Astros bullpen...after his selection, was a workhorse in the Astros bullpen ...on four occasions he pitched on back to back days...additionally, he pitched on three consecutive days on three seperate occasions ... made his MLB debut on Aug. 9 vs. TEX, striking out the only hitter he faced (Pierzynski) with two runners on base ... earned his first MLB win on Sept. 9 at SEA (0ER/1IP) and recorded his first MLB save on Aug. 18 at LAA by inducing a double play grounder to end the Astros 7-5 win...went 1-2 with two saves, 61 strikeouts and a 3.20 ERA (18ER/50.2IP) and led the RedHawks with 45 appearances...held Triple A left-handed hitters to a .193 (16x83) average with just one extra-base hit (HR) and held all hitters to a .223 (42x188) mark.

2012 Posted a 6-3 record and a 2.64 ERA (17ER/58IP) in 49 games for Double A Corpus Christi...acquired from Kansas City along with a PTBNL (OF D'Andre Toney) in exchange for C Humberto Quintero and OF Jason Bourgeois on Mar. 20, 2012...tallied 59 strikeouts against in 58.0 innings...was undefeated at home, going 5-0 with a 1.53 ERA (5ER/29.1IP), and in his last 10 games with the Hooks gave up only two walks as opposed to 10 strikeouts...led all Texas League pitchers who did not make a start with six wins...had the fourth-lowest opponents on-base average among TL relievers...ranked 11th in the league in ERA among relievers (min. 40 innings pitched)...proven under pressure, allowed only 10 hits in 57 at-bats with runners in scoring position...named Corpus Christi's Pitcher of the Month for April and was a 2012 Texas League Midseason All-Star...tabbed by Baseball America as the No. 30 prospect in the Astros system following the season. 2011 Posted a combined 1-4 record with a 4.94 ERA (34ER/62IP) in 40 games between Double A Northwest Arkansas (25g) and Class A Advanced Wilmington (15g)...recorded a total of 10 saves and tallied 90 strikeouts...ranked by Baseball America as the No. 18 prospect with the 'Best Slider' in the Kansas City system following the season...was tied for 10th in the Carolina League in saves. 2010 Went 1-1 with a 5.50 ERA (11ER/18IP) in 14 games, posting one save and 20 strikeouts with Class A Advanced Wilmington in what was his first professional season.