Chad Kuhl

Chad Kuhl #39

  • P
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 3" /216
  • Age: 25


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Pitches: Strikes, Balls

Chad Kuhl 2017 Stats

31 8-11 4.35 157.1 142 1.47

Chad Kuhl MLB Career Stats

45 13-15 4.30 228.0 195 1.42

Chad Kuhl Bio

  • Full Name: Chad Michael Kuhl
  • Nickname: Chet
  • Born: 9/10/1992 in Bear, DE
  • Draft: 2013, Pittsburgh Pirates, 9th rd. (269th overall)
  • College: Delaware
  • Debut: 6/26/2016
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2017 Stats 8 11 4.35 31 31 0 157.1 142 1.47
MLB Career Stats 13 15 4.30 45 45 0 228.0 195 1.42
  • Status: Active

Chad Kuhl 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 671 Four-seam FB 95.69 95.78 2,172.31 6.4 88.26
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 93.21 92.86 2,253.22 6.18 87.27
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 671 Four-seam FB 95.69 95.78 2,172.31 6.4 88.26
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 93.21 92.86 2,253.22 6.18 87.27


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Chad Kuhl Stats

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Chad Kuhl News

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October 9, 2017 at 8:26 AM ET

Kuhl tallies 142 whiffs in 2017

Pirates right-hander Chad Kuhl finished the 2017 regular season with an 8-11 record, a 4.35 ERA, a 1.47 WHIP and 142 strikeouts across 157 1/3 innings.

September 28, 2017 at 7:56 PM ET

Change does Kuhl good in first full season

The Pirates started the season with one version of Chad Kuhl in their rotation, and they'll end it with another. Pittsburgh believes Kuhl's change of identity also transformed him into a better pitcher.


Chad Kuhl Leaderboards

Games Started

Season GS Rank
2017 31 14th in NL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
2017 72 4th in NL

Chad Kuhl Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
August 9, 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates recalled RHP Chad Kuhl from Indianapolis Indians.
July 19, 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned RHP Chad Kuhl to Indianapolis Indians.
June 26, 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates selected the contract of Chad Kuhl from Indianapolis Indians.
January 4, 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates invited non-roster RHP Chad Kuhl to spring training.
September 15, 2015 RHP Chad Kuhl assigned to Indianapolis Indians from Altoona Curve.
April 6, 2015 RHP Chad Kuhl assigned to Altoona Curve from Bradenton Marauders.
April 1, 2014 RHP Chad Kuhl assigned to Bradenton Marauders from Jamestown Jammers.
July 5, 2013 Jamestown Jammers activated RHP Chad Kuhl from the 7-day disabled list.
June 25, 2013 Jamestown Jammers placed RHP Chad Kuhl on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to June 22, 2013.
June 13, 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates signed RHP Chad Kuhl.
June 13, 2013 RHP Chad Kuhl assigned to Jamestown Jammers.

Chad Michael Kuhl Bio Info

Chad Michael Kuhl (pronounced Cool)...Is a 2010 graduate of Middleton (DE) High School...Attended the University of Delaware, where he went 10-2 with a 3.75 ERA (105.2ip/44er) and 76 strikeouts in 2013 as a junior...Was named a second-team Colonial Athletic Association selected in 2013; (was the first pitcher from the University of Delaware to win 10-plus games since 2002)...Signed by Pirates scout Brian Selman.


Began season with Triple-A Indianapolis...Tossed 5.0 scoreless innings and recorded his first win on 4/20 vs. Toledo...Finished the month of April with a 2-0 record and a 1.31 ERA (20.2ip/3er)...Pitched 6.0 scoreless frames on 5/11 at Syracuse and followed that up with 7.0 scoreless innings and one hit allowed on 5/16 vs. Columbus...Produced a 19.0-inning scoreless streak from 5/11-21...Gave up four runs (one earned) and suffered first loss on 5/21 vs. Scranton/WB...Threw a season-high 104 pitches in 5.1ip on 5/31 vs. Rochester...Was charged with two earned runs or less in each of his first 10 starts thru 5/31...Went 1-1 with a 6.75 ERA (18.2ip/14er) in four starts with Indy during the month of June...Was selected by Pittsburgh and made his Major League debut on ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball on 6/26; opposed Clayton Kershaw and won a 4-3 decision (5.0ip/3er) for his first big league win...Became the first University of Delaware pitcher to start a big league game since Dallas Green did so for the Washington Senators on May 7, 1965... Singled off Chicago's Jon Lester for first Major League hit on 7/9 at PNC Park...Gave up just one hit and tossed 6.0 scoreless innings while out-dueling Max Scherzer on 7/17 at Washington; was in line for a 1-0 win before the Nationals tied the game in the bottom of the ninth...Was optioned to Indianapolis on 7/19...Left his start after the first inning on 7/23 with right triceps discomfort...Gave up one unearned run in 6.0ip and lost a 1-0 decision at Columbus on 8/1...Was recalled by Pittsburgh on 8/9 and started that night vs. San Diego; won a 6-4 decision over Luis Perdomo (6.0ip/2er)...Improved to 3-0 after winning his sixth start on 8/14 at Los Angeles (6.0ip/2er); the Pirates were victorious in each of his first six starts; the first time since 1970 that the Pirates won each of the first six starts of a pitcher (Jim Nelson)...Suffered his first big league loss on 8/20 vs. Miami (6.0ip/3r/2er); a 3-1 setback to David Phelps...Pitched a career-high 6.1 innings on 8/25 at Milwaukee... Threw 58 pitches in 2.0 innings and gave up three runs while losing his third decision on 9/5 vs. St. Louis...Was the winning pitcher (6.0ip/2er) while pitching in front of about 100 friends and family members on 9/15 at Philadelphia (Delaware native)... Gave up one run in 6.0ip while winning his final decision on 9/21 at Milwaukee...Was charged with two earned runs or less in eight of his last 11 starts with the Pirates and in nine of his 14 big league starts overall...Went 2-for-23 (.087) with two sacrifice bunts as a batter in the big league.