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Kevin Jepsen

Jepsen in 2009.
MLB Player information
NameKevin Jepsen
PositionRelief pitcher
BatsRight
ThrowsRight
MLB debutSeptember 8, 2008 for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Career statistics
Win-Loss8-6
Earned run average4.63
Strikeouts103
Teams
*Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (2008 present)

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Kevin Martin Jepsen (born July 26, 1984 in Anaheim, California) is an Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. He is 6'3", 215 lbs. and was selected by the Angels in the 2nd round (53rd overall) in the 2002 Major League Baseball Draft out of Bishop Manogue (Reno, Nevada) High School.

Jepsen made his major league debut against the New York Yankees on September 8, 2008, at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California. He pitched one inning in a blowout game, retiring Derek Jeter, Bobby Abreu, and Alex Rodriguez in order. Jepsen pitched in 9 games for the Angels in the 2008 season.

Jepsen earned his first All-Star selection in the minor leagues, and was enjoying his finest season to date with a combiled 3-4 record, 13 saves, a 1.87 earned run average and 55 strikeouts for the Arkansas Travelers and Salt Lake Bees when he was selected to play for the United States national baseball team at the 2008 Summer Olympics. He and his team won a bronze medal.


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