Felipe Rivero #73 - P


  • Age: 23
  • DOB: 1991/07/05
  • POB: San Felipe, Venezuela
  • Height: 6-2 Weight: 195lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/L
  • MLB Seasons: 0
  • Signed by Tampa Bay in 2008.
  • Current Status: In the minors (on 40-man roster)

Scouting Report

AssetsHas a live fastball and very good arm overall. His curve is also a quality out-pitch. Also owns plenty of above-average athleticism for a pitcher.
FlawsGets into trouble when he elevates his pitches, though he is improving in that area. Could stand to improve the command of his impressive arsenal.
Career potentialTalented left-hander with upside.

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/03/12Optioned to Harrisburg (AA).
2014/02/13Acquired from the Tampa Bay Rays.
2013/03/11Optioned to Charlotte (A).
2012/11/20Contract purchased from Bowling Green (A).


2014/02/13Tampa Bay Rays traded Jose Lobaton, Felipe Rivero and Drew Vettleson to the Washington Nationals for Nate Karns.
2008/07/30Signed as a non-drafted free agent by the Tampa Bay Rays.

Career Stats

2012Bowling GreenA272188000113.11155643529981.273.41


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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