Kevin Gadea

Kevin Gadea

  • P
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 5" /240

Kevin Gadea does not have any MLB stats for the 2017 season

Kevin Gadea Bio

  • Full Name: Kevin Joel Gadea
  • Born: 12/6/1994 in Esteli, Nicaragua
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Kevin Gadea does not have any MLB stats for the 2017 season


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Kevin Gadea Stats

*Since 2006

Kevin Gadea Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
*Since 2006

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Kevin Gadea Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
April 5, 2018 Charlotte Stone Crabs placed RHP Kevin Gadea on the 7-day disabled list.
April 2, 2018 RHP Kevin Gadea assigned to Montgomery Biscuits.
March 27, 2018 RHP Kevin Gadea assigned to Charlotte Stone Crabs from Durham Bulls.
October 9, 2017 Tampa Bay Rays sent RHP Kevin Gadea outright to Durham Bulls.
October 9, 2017 RHP Kevin Gadea roster status changed by Tampa Bay Rays.
March 26, 2017 Tampa Bay Rays placed RHP Kevin Gadea on the 60-day disabled list.
December 8, 2016 Tampa Bay Rays claimed RHP Kevin Gadea off waivers from Seattle Mariners.
July 13, 2016 RHP Kevin Gadea assigned to Clinton LumberKings from AZL Mariners.
June 2, 2016 RHP Kevin Gadea assigned to AZL Mariners from DSL Mariners1.
June 2, 2016 AZL Mariners activated RHP Kevin Gadea.
May 29, 2015 Kevin Gadea assigned to DSL Mariners2 from AZL Mariners.
May 7, 2014 RHP Kevin Gadea assigned to AZL Mariners from VSL Mariners.
May 13, 2013 RHP Kevin Gadea assigned to VSL Mariners.
November 21, 2012 Seattle Mariners signed free agent RHP Kevin Gadea to a minor league contract.

Kevin Joel Gadea Bio Info

Kevin was the Rays first Rule 5 selection since César Cabral in 2010…he could become the second Nicaraguan-born player in franchise history, following Erasmo Ramirez…the Rays could become the second team in major league history with two Nicaraguan-born players on their active roster, following the 1977 Orioles which featured Dennis Martínez and Tony Chévez...Kevin has had several prior interactions with Dennis Martínez, as he was signed out of his academy in 2012…Kevin is attempting to become the first pitcher from the academy to reach the majors…"El Presidente" wanted the kids at his academy to become better players and better humans…he called Kevin after the Rays selected him in the Rule 5 Draft and has stayed in touch with him since then...Kevin was scrolling through Twitter when he saw the Rays selected him in the Rule 5 Draft… he was at home and immediately shared the news with his parents.


Split the season between the AZL Mariners and Class-A Clinton, earning a July 13 promotion… combined to go 4-1 with a 2.36 ERA (68.2-IP, 18-ER) and 95 SO in 15 apps (8 starts)…logged a save at each level...His last 6 apps with Clinton all came as a starter…went 2-0 with a 2.55 ERA (35.1-IP, 10-ER) and 52 SO in those starts, spanning Aug 3-31… his 52 SO in August led the Midwest League...Recorded double-digit strikeouts in 3 of his last 5 starts of the regular season...Made 2 postseason starts for the LumberKings…in the MWL Semifinals, helped Clinton stave off elimination with a careerhigh-tying 11 SO over 6 IP…took the loss in his start in Game 3 of the MWL Finals (5.1-IP, 2-ER, 8-SO)...Prior to the regular season, appeared in relief for Nicaragua in a World Baseball Classic qualifier on March 18 against Mexico, an 11-0 loss…the game was played at Estadio B'Air in Mexicali…yielded 4 R/2 ER in 2 IP...Went 2-2 with a 2.10 ERA (30-IP, 7-ER) in 6 starts for the Tigres de Aragua of the Venezuelan Winter League....Ranked by Baseball America as the No. 25 prospect in the Rays organization following the season...Selected by the Rays in the major league phase of the Rule 5 Draft on Dec 8…participated in the Rays Winter Development Program at Tropicana Field in January.