Felipe Rivero

Felipe Rivero #73

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  • B/T: L/L
  • 6' 2"/210
  • Age: 25

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Felipe Rivero 2017 Stats

G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
12 1-1 0.77 11.2 10 0.94

Felipe Rivero MLB Career Stats

G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
136 4-8 3.35 137.0 145 1.14

Felipe Rivero Bio

  • Full Name: Felipe Javier Rivero
  • Born: 7/5/1991 in San Felipe, Venezuela
  • Debut: 4/17/2015
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2017 Stats 1 1 0.77 12 0 0 11.2 10 0.94
MLB Career Stats 4 8 3.35 136 0 3 137.0 145 1.14

Felipe Rivero Four-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)
2017 Pirates NL 99 Four-seam FB 96.42 95.48 2107.00 5.86 82.67
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.74 92.21 2163.00 6.14 89.67
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)
2017 Pirates NL 99 Four-seam FB 96.42 95.48 2107.00 5.86 82.67
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.74 92.21 2163.00 6.14 89.67

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Felipe Rivero 2017 Projections

Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
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3 2 3.10 49 0 0 0 1 1 49.1 42 19 17 4 2 18 0 55 1.22
Cumulative
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4 3 2.66 61 0 0 0 1 1 61.0 52 24 18 5 3 19 0 65 1.16
Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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3 2 3.10 49 0 0 0 1 1 49.1 42 19 17 4 2 18 0 55 1.22
Cumulative
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4 3 2.66 61 0 0 0 1 1 61.0 52 24 18 5 3 19 0 65 1.16

Felipe Rivero News

Felipe Rivero Fantasy News

July 30, 2016 at 3:31 PM ET

Nationals land closer Melancon from Pirates

The Nationals addressed their struggling bullpen Saturday by acquiring right-hander Mark Melancon from the Pirates, sources tell MLB.com's Adam Berry.

Awards

Felipe Rivero Awards

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2012 Bowling Green MID

MID Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Bowling Green MID

Felipe Rivero Leaderboards

Games

Season G Rank
2016 75 8th in NL

Holds

Season HLD Rank
2016 26 7th in NL

Felipe Rivero Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
July 31, 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates activated LHP Felipe Rivero.
July 30, 2016 Washington Nationals traded LHP Felipe Rivero and LHP Taylor Hearn to Pittsburgh Pirates for RHP Mark Melancon.
June 1, 2015 Washington Nationals recalled LHP Felipe Rivero from Syracuse Chiefs.
May 21, 2015 Washington Nationals optioned LHP Felipe Rivero to Syracuse Chiefs.
May 18, 2015 Washington Nationals sent LHP Felipe Rivero on a rehab assignment to Syracuse Chiefs.
April 22, 2015 Felipe Rivero roster status changed by Washington Nationals.
April 16, 2015 Washington Nationals recalled LHP Felipe Rivero from Syracuse Chiefs.
April 7, 2015 LHP Felipe Rivero assigned to Syracuse Chiefs.
March 16, 2015 Washington Nationals optioned LHP Felipe Rivero to Harrisburg Senators.
October 13, 2014 Felipe Rivero roster status changed by Washington Nationals.
September 29, 2014 Washington Nationals recalled Felipe Rivero from Syracuse Chiefs.
September 2, 2014 LHP Felipe Rivero assigned to Syracuse Chiefs from Harrisburg Senators.
August 11, 2014 LHP Felipe Rivero assigned to Harrisburg Senators from Hagerstown Suns.
August 9, 2014 LHP Felipe Rivero assigned to Hagerstown Suns from Harrisburg Senators.
August 7, 2014 Harrisburg Senators sent LHP Felipe Rivero on a rehab assignment to Hagerstown Suns.
July 26, 2014 sent LHP Felipe Rivero on a rehab assignment to GCL Nationals.
May 6, 2014 Harrisburg Senators placed LHP Felipe Rivero on the 7-day disabled list.
March 12, 2014 Washington Nationals optioned LHP Felipe Rivero to Harrisburg Senators.
February 13, 2014 Tampa Bay Rays traded C Jose Lobaton, LHP Felipe Rivero and RF Drew Vettleson to Washington Nationals for RHP Nathan Karns.
October 12, 2013 Felipe Rivero roster status changed by Tampa Bay Rays.
March 11, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays optioned LHP Felipe Rivero to Charlotte Stone Crabs.
November 20, 2012 Tampa Bay Rays selected the contract of Felipe Rivero from Bowling Green Hot Rods.
April 4, 2012 Felipe Rivero assigned to Bowling Green Hot Rods from Princeton Rays.
June 18, 2011 Felipe Rivero assigned to Princeton Rays from VSL Rays.
May 14, 2009 VSL Rays signed free agent LHP Felipe Rivero.

Felipe Javier Rivero Bio Info

Felipe Javier Rivero...Wife's name is Rosaida...Has one son; Phillip (12/11/14)...Participated in the Pirates caravan and PirateFest events this past December.

2016

Went 1-6 with one save, a 4.09 ERA (77.0ip/35er) and 92 strikeouts in 75 games between Washington and Pittsburgh...Tied for eighth among National League leaders in appearances...Ranked sixth among N.L. relief pitchers in strikeouts... Began season with Washington, where he went 0-3 with one save and a 4.53 ERA in 47 appearances thru 7/29...Picked up lone save with the Nationals on 4/12 vs. Atlanta; retired the final batter in Washington's 2-1 victory...Posted a 1.54 ERA (11.2ip/2er) in his first 10 games thru 4/26...Gave up three runs without retiring a batter and suffered first loss on 4/28 vs. Philadelphia...Made eight consecutive scoreless outings (7.1ip) between 5/17-31...Was scored upon in five of his 11 games during the month of June (11.0ip/13er - 10.64 ERA)...Pitched 3.0 scoreless innings and struck out in his first big league plate appearance during 18-inning game on 7/17 vs. Pittsburgh...Posted a 0.93 ERA (19.1ip/2er) in his final 13 appearances with Washington, dating back to 6/19...Pitched 17.1 consecutive scoreless innings between 6/19 and 7/22, the longest such streak by a Washington reliever...Was acquired by Pittsburgh in deal for Mark Melancon on 7/30...Posted a 2.31 ERA (46.2ip/12er) in his final 41 games, dating back to 6/19...Produced a 0.76 ERA (35.1ip/3er) and 40 K's in 30 games with the Nats and Bucs between 6/19 and 9/2...Won his lone decision on 9/13 at Philadelphia.

2015

Became a reliable member of Washington's bullpen...Was called to the big leagues on April 16 and made his debut on April 17 vs. PHI (1.0 IP, 3 H, ER, 2 SO)...At 95.5 MPH, ranked third among MLB left-handed relievers in average fastball velocity (CIN's A. Chapman - 99.4; BAL's Z. Britton - 95.8)... Earned his first MLB win, June 24 vs. Atlanta (1.0 IP, H, 2 SO)...Recorded his first MLB save, Oct. 1 at Atlanta (2.0 IP, 2 SO)...Boasted impressive strikeout-to-walk ratio (3.91)...Surrendered just four extra-base hits to LHB...Tied for the MLB lead with 36 appearances post-All-Star break.

2014

First season in the Nationals chain was derailed by a left elbow injury that landed him on the DL in early-May...Returned to action in late July...Went a combined 2-7 with a 3.35 ERA in 14 starts between three stops...Struck out 50 batters while walking 19, in 53.2 IP...Following the season, went 2-4 with a 6.08 ERA in seven starts for Mesa in the Arizona Fall League.

2013

Won a career-high 9 games and posted a strong 3.40 ERA in 25 games/23 starts for (Port) Charlotte of the Single-A Florida State League...the 9 wins also paced the Stone Crabs staff and tied for 4th in the FSL...capped the '13 season not allowing a run in final 16.2 innings pitched...tossed career-high 127.0 innings and .257 batting average against was stingiest mark of career...tossed pair of complete games: June 7 vs. Palm Beach (Game 2 of doubleheader) and Aug. 24 vs. Jupiter...following the season, pitched in 5 games for Caracas of the Venezuelan Winter League and struck out 7 in 5.2 innings pitched.

2012 Spent the entire year with Class-A Bowling Green and went 8-8 with a 3.41 ERA (113.1-IP, 43-ER)...Made 21 starts and 6 relief apps...went 6-3 with a 2.86 ERA (94.1-IP, 30-ER) as a starter compared to 2-3 with a 6.16 ERA (19-IP, 13-ER) out of the bullpen...Named the Rays Minor League Pitcher of the month for April...he went 2-1 with a 0.67 ERA (26.9-IP, 2-ER) in five starts, with 26 SO and seven BB. 2011 In 2011, went 3-3 with a 4.62 ERA (60.1-IP, 31- ER) for Rookie-level Princeton, his first full season playing in the U.S. 2010 Spent his second season with the VSL Rays in, going 3-3 with a career-low 2.09 ERA (51.2-IP, 12-ER) in 14 apps (nine starts). 2009

Spent first professional season with the Venezuelan Summer League Rays and pitched exclusively in relief...Pitched 2.0 innings or more in 12 of his 16 appearances.