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Pitcher Kip Wells announces his retirement

Kip Wells, who last pitched in the Major Leagues in 2012 with the San Diego Padres, has announced his retirement from baseball. Noah Jarosh of SBNation reported that Jerry Crasnick of ESPN tweeted the following, Former MLB pitcher Kip Wells has retired and is pursuing a front office/scouting job, said his agent, Burton Rocks. — Jerry Crasnick (@jcrasnick) November 10, 2013 The...
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November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Former pitcher Kip Wells retires

Former major league pitcher Kip Wells has retired from baseball. Wells, 36, plans to seek out a job in a front office or scouting department. Former MLB pitcher Kip Wells has retired and is pursuing a front office/scouting job, said his agent, Burton Rocks. — Jerry Crasnick (@jcrasnick) November 10, 2013   In a career that lasted 12 years, Wells had a 69-103 record to go along...
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs Youngsters Meet Veteran MLB RHP Kip Wells at Diablo Park

Ryan Dalton smacked a two-out two-run double to cap a three-run 6th, and veteran RHP Kip Wells and three relievers combined to throw a two-hitter with 14 strikeouts, as the Angels topped the Cubs 4-1 in Cactus League Extended Spring Training action this afternoon at Diablo Park Field #3 in Tempe, AZ. The Angels signed Wells last Friday, and this was his first game outing of any...
Via Cub Reporter
April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Reds hope to reverse fortunes of hot-hitting Padres

Some surprising - and timely - offensive production has the San Diego Padres on their longest winning streak in more than two years. Kip Wells is looking for another surprise of his own. Wells will face the team that released him two years ago as the Padres go for their seventh win in a row Friday night against the Cincinnati Reds. San Diego (34-50) is last in the majors with 3.55...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies shut down by Kip Wells and the San Diego Padres

Pomeranz showed the he belongs in the big leagues.Kip Wells dominated the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on Sunday. Yes, that Kip Wells.Dan O'Dowd must feel really good about his excuse-laden diatribe that he went on during a season ticket holder conference call on Wednesday. In the call he made it very clear that Coors Field simply is playing differently than it has in the...
Via Rockies Review
July 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Padres 2, Rockies 0

Kip Wells tossed seven strong innings for his first win in nearly three years, Chris Denorfia and Alexi Amarista had two hits apiece and the San Diego Padres beat the Colorado Rockies 2-0 on Sunday. Huston Street, named to the NL All-Star team Sunday, pitched a perfect ninth to pick up his 12th save in as many chances. Wells' last win came Sept. 20, 2009, when he beat the Marlins...
Via AP on Fox
July 01, 2012  |  Discuss

BP Unfiltered: San Diego Might Make History by R.J. Anderson

On Tuesday night, Kip Wells started a big-league game for the first time since October 2009.  By starting for the Padres, Wells became the 13th San Diego pitcher to do so this season. Unsurprisingly, San Diego leads the league in starters used (by two), and could set history. Since the 1998 expansion, no team has used more than 17 starters in a single season. Three teams, however...
Via Baseball Prospectus
June 28, 2012  |  Discuss

White Sox sign former top pick Wells to minor deal

The Chicago White Sox have signed veteran right-hander Kip Wells, their former No. 1 draft pick, to a minor league deal. Wells hasn't pitched in the major leagues since 2009 for Cincinnati, his eighth team over 11 seasons in a career that started with the White Sox from 1999-2001. The deal was announced Saturday, two weeks before Wells' 35th birthday. Chicago picked Wells...
Via AP on Fox
April 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Kip Wells is considering a comeback

kip wells. who hasnt pitched since 2009, is attempting comeback. the rhp threw for mets a few wks ago & hit 93 mph — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) March 26, 2012 Now, Charlie Morton is the Pirate pitcher that gets the most virtual ink on this blog. Before Electric Charlie, there was Ian Snell. Before Ian Snell, there was Kip Wells. Here's to Kip Wells, the first mediocre...
March 26, 2012  |  Discuss

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