Kyle Gibson, Starting Pitcher, Minnesota Twins, #44


Date of Birth: 10/23/1987
Birthplace: Greenfield, Indiana
College: University of Missouri
Current Salary: $2,900,000

Kyle Gibson, starting pitcher for the Minnesota Twins, was first drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in 2006 but he opted instead to go to college. Three years later, he was drafted by the Twins. He pitched in the Twins' minor league system in 2010 and 2011 before having Tommy John surgery in November, 2011. He continued pitching in the minor leagues through part of 2013, finishing with a 21-21 record, 337 strikeouts to 105 walks, and a 3.51 ERA in 74 games.

Gibson pitched in 10 games with the Twins in 2013, finishing with a 2-4 record and a 6.53 ERA. He finished the 2014 season with a 13-12 record, 136 strikeouts to 77 walks, and a 4.47 ERA in 179.1 innings in 31 games.

Gibson pitched in 32 games with the Twins in 2015. He finished the season with an 11-11 record, 145 strikeouts to 65 walks, and a 3.84 ERA in 194.2 innings.

In 2016, Gibson finished with a 5.07 ERA in 25 games. He had 6 wins to 11 losses and 104 strikeouts to 55 walks in 147.1 innings.

Career pitching statistics for Gibson through 2016 include:

  • 98 games played
  • 572.1 innings pitched
  • 32-38 win-loss record
  • 385 strikeouts to 197 walks
  • 4.59 ERA

Sources for Information
Wikipedia - Kyle Gibson
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