Kevin Robert Quackenbush (born November 28, 1988) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization. He has previously played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the San Diego Padres and Cincinnati Reds.
Quackenbush pitching for the Padres in 2014
|Los Angeles Dodgers|
|Born: November 28, 1988|
Land O' Lakes, Florida
|April 25, 2014, for the San Diego Padres|
|MLB statistics |
(through 2018 season)
|Earned run average||4.38|
Quackenbush attended Jesuit High School in Tampa, Florida, and the University of South Florida, where he played college baseball for the South Florida Bulls baseball team as their closer. Quackenbush was named a second team All-American in 2011.
San Diego PadresEdit
The Padres selected him in the eighth round of the 2011 MLB Draft. In his first season with the organization, he split his playing time between the Class A short-season Eugene Emeralds and Class A Fort Wayne TinCaps. The Padres promoted Quackenbush to Class AAA in 2013 and invited him to spring training in 2014.
Quackenbush was called up to the majors for the first time on April 25, 2014 and made his debut that day. The following month, he picked up his first major league win. On August 19, he recorded his first major league save.
In 2017 with the Padres, he was 0-2 with a 7.86 ERA in 20 games.
On November 8, 2017, Quackenbush signed a minor league deal with the Cincinnati Reds organization. He had his contract purchased on March 28, 2018. He was designated for assignment on April 24, 2018. He declared free agency on October 3, 2018.
Los Angeles DodgersEdit
On November 13, 2018, Quackenbush signed a minor league deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers. He was assigned to the AAA Oklahoma City Dodgers and was selected to the Pacific Coast League team at the Triple-A All-Star Game.
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