MLB

Michael Kirkman #50 - P

Texas

  • Age: 27
  • DOB: 1986/09/18
  • POB: Lake City, FL
  • Height: 6-4 Weight: 220lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/L
  • MLB Seasons: 4
  • Drafted by Texas in 2005 (5th round).
  • Current Status: On roster
GPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
Year to date60010002.22110111.123.37
On Pace70010003.0211011-3.37

Scouting Report

AssetsHas a great pitchers' frame and a lot of resiliency. Is crafty on the mound and versatile enough to be used as either a starter or reliever.
FlawsDoesn't have a dominant strikeout pitch as a starter. Can get into trouble with the long ball, as well as when he starts walking too many batters.
Career potentialVersatile left-hander.

Honours and Awards

2010Pacific Coast League (AAA) - Most Valuable Pitcher
2010Pacific Coast League (AAA) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/09/02Contract purchased from Round Rock (AAA).
2014/04/01Outrighted to Round Rock (AAA).
2014/03/28Designated for assignment by the Texas Rangers.
2014/02/26Re-signed by the Texas Rangers to a one-year contract.
2013/09/01Missed 76 games (lymphoma).
2013/06/12Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (lymphoma).
2013/06/09Lymphoma, 15-day DL (retroactive to June 7th, 2013).
2013/02/12Re-signed by the Texas Rangers to a one-year contract.
2012/07/14Missed 1 game (strained left quadriceps).
2012/07/13Strained left quadriceps, day-to-day.
2012/06/12Recalled from Round Rock (AAA).
2012/03/31Optioned to Round Rock (AAA).
2012/02/27Re-signed by the Texas Rangers to a one-year contract.
2011/09/30Did not make the Texas Rangers playoff roster.
2011/09/11Recalled from Round Rock (AAA).
2011/07/02Optioned to Round Rock (AAA).
2011/05/27Recalled from Round Rock (AAA).
2011/04/20Optioned to Round Rock (AAA).
2011/04/15Recalled from Round Rock (AAA).
2011/03/24Optioned to Round Rock (AAA).
2011/02/17Re-signed by the Texas Rangers to a one-year contract.
2010/10/15Added to the Texas Rangers playoff roster.
2010/08/20Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA).
2010/03/24Optioned to Frisco (AA).
2009/11/19Contract purchased from Frisco (AA).

Trades

2005/06/07Drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 5th round in 2005.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
2014TexasAL60010002.22110111.123.37
2014Round RockAAA3645510054.1503427629621.454.47
2013TexasAL2500210022.0362020215252.328.18
2013Round RockAAA652300029.2312323319231.696.98
2012TexasAL2801200035.1241615517381.163.82
2012Round RockAAA1585100048.0472928531481.625.25
2011TexasAL1501100027.1262220512211.396.59
2011Round RockAAA2773310073.0874541637841.705.05
2010TexasAL1400000016.1933010161.161.65
2010Oklahoma CityAAA2422133000131.011552458681301.403.09
2009FriscoAA18185700096.2935445943641.414.19
2009BakersfieldA874100048.0431611118541.272.06
2008ClintonA15144300074.1784336823581.364.36
2008SpokaneA221100010.07400290.900.00
2007SpokaneA961400027.0333021225242.157.00
2007ClintonA520100013.1171211112122.187.43
2006ClintonA660300019.1231715024222.436.98
2006AZL RangersR841200015.021272202783.2013.20
2005AZL RangersR1493100052.1512820019581.343.44
TotalAL88026100103.297625912551011.475.12
TotalAAA108462815200336.0330183164281843471.534.39
TotalAA18185700096.2935445943641.414.19
TotalA45371013000192.020112294121041791.594.41
TotalR22134300067.1725542046661.755.61

Legend:

GP - games played
GS - games started
W - wins
L - losses
SV - saves
CG - complete games
SHO - shutouts
IP - innings pitched
H - hits
R - runs
ER - earned runs
HR - homeruns
BB - walks or base on balls
K - strikouts
WHIP - walks and hits per inning pitched
ERA - earned runs avverage


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