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Chicago White Sox AL Central
Craig Kimbrel • #46 • P
Status:Off season (on 40-man roster)
Ht/Wt:6'0", 215 lbs.
Born:May 28, 1988 (34 yrs) in Huntsville, AL
Hometown:Huntsville, AL
Experience:12 years
Drafted:Drafted by Atlanta in 2008 (3/96).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Chicago Cubs in 2021.
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Scouting Report
Assets: Has a live arm and plenty of strikeout ability. Is unafraid of challenging batters and displays the ideal demeanor of a late-inning reliever. Can intimidate on the hill.
Flaws: Whenever he gets into major hot water late in ball games, it is almost always because he loses command of his pitches and starts walking too many batters.
Career Potential: Elite, late-inning reliever.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NL Rookie of the Year 2011
NL Rolaids Relief Man 2012
AL Mariano Rivera Reliever of the Year 2017
NL Trevor Hoffman Reliever of the Year 2014
MLB Delivery Man of the Year Award 2013
MLB Named to the All-Star Game 2012, 2011 (replacement)
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