Kendall Graveman, Starting Pitcher, Oakland Athletics, #49
Date of Birth: 12/21/1990
Birthplace: Alexander City, Alabama
College: Mississippi State University
Current Salary: $545,000
Kendall Graveman, starting pitcher for the Oakland Athletics, started as a relief pitcher in college. In 2012, he was drafted by the Miami Marlins but he opted to continue playing at Mississippi State University. A year later, he was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays.
Graveman pitched in the Blue Jays' minor league system in 2013 and 2014. He pitched in 37 games and he had a 15-9 record with 140 strikeouts to 44 walks. In 2014, he also pitched for the Blue Jays in five games. On November 28, 2014, he was traded to the Athletics.
Graveman pitched in 21 games with the Athletics in 2015. He finished the season with a 6-9 record, 77 strikeouts to 38 walks, and a 4.05 ERA in 115.2 innings.
In 2016, Graveman had a 4.11 ERA in 31 games. He finished the season with 10 wins to 11 losses and 108 strikeouts to 47 walks in 186.0 innings.
Career pitching statistics for Graveman through 2016 include:
- 57 games played
- 306.1 innings pitched
- 16-20 win-loss record
- 189 strikeouts to 85 walks
- 4.08 ERA