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Kip Wells

Kip Wells 27 P

Salt Lake Bees

  • Status: Inactive
  • Full Name: Robert Kip Wells
  • Age: 38 (April 21, 1977)
  • Birthplace: Houston, TX
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 3" Wt: 205
  • Draft: Round 1 (1998, CWS)
  • MLB Debut: 08/02/1999
  • School: Baylor
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Kip Wells Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
May 29, 2013 Salt Lake Bees released RHP Kip Wells.
April 29, 2013 RHP Kip Wells assigned to Salt Lake Bees from Angels Extended Spring Training.
April 16, 2013 Kip Wells assigned to Angels Extended Spring Training.
April 15, 2013 Los Angeles Angels signed free agent RHP Kip Wells to a minor league contract.
October 4, 2012 RHP Kip Wells elected free agency.
September 25, 2012 Tucson Padres activated RHP Kip Wells from the temporarily inactive list.
August 25, 2012 Tucson Padres placed RHP Kip Wells on the temporarily inactive list.
August 10, 2012 Tucson Padres activated RHP Kip Wells.
August 7, 2012 San Diego Padres sent RHP Kip Wells outright to Tucson Padres.
August 3, 2012 San Diego Padres designated Kip Wells for assignment.
June 26, 2012 San Diego Padres selected the contract of RHP Kip Wells from Tucson Padres.
May 18, 2012 Kip Wells assigned to Tucson Padres from Padres Extended Spring Training.
May 8, 2012 Kip Wells assigned to Padres Extended Spring Training.
May 7, 2012 San Diego Padres signed free agent RHP Kip Wells to a minor league contract.
December 14, 2011 Venados de Mazatlan signed RHP Kip Wells.
December 14, 2011 RHP Kip Wells assigned to Yaquis de Obregon.
October 18, 2011 RHP Kip Wells assigned to Yaquis de Obregon.
March 22, 2011 Reno Aces signed free agent Kip Wells.
April 2, 2010 Cincinnati Reds released RHP Kip Wells.
February 12, 2010 Cincinnati Reds signed free agent RHP Kip Wells to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 16, 2009 RHP Kip Wells elected free agency.
July 31, 2009 Cincinnati Reds selected the contract of RHP Kip Wells from Louisville Bats.
July 7, 2009 Louisville Bats signed free agent Kip Wells.
June 24, 2009 Washington Nationals designated Kip Wells for assignment.
June 15, 2009 Washington Nationals activated RHP Kip Wells from the 15-day disabled list.
June 9, 2009 Washington Nationals sent RHP Kip Wells on a rehab assignment to Potomac Nationals.
June 2, 2009 Washington Nationals placed RHP Kip Wells on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 31, 2009. Right adductor strain
April 20, 2009 Washington Nationals purchased contract of RHP Kip Wells from Syracuse Chiefs.
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Kip Wells Awards and Honors

Kip Wells  27 P

Kip Wells
  • Full Name: Robert Kip Wells
  • Born: April 21, 1977
  • Age: 38
  • Birthplace: Houston, TX
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 205
  • Draft: Round 1 (1998, CWS)
  • School: Baylor
  • MLB Debut: 08/02/1999
Selected by Milwaukee in the 58th round of the June 1995 First-Year Player Draft but did not sign...selected by Chicago (AL) in the 1st round (No. 16 overall) of the June 1998 First-Year Player Draft...acquired by Pittsburgh from Chicago (AL) on 12/13/01, along with pitchers Josh Fogg and Sean Lowe, in a deal for pitcher Todd Ritchie and Minor League catcher Lee Evans...tabbed by Baseball America as No. 2 on the "Top 100 Names You Need to Know For 2000"...1995 graduate of Elkins High School in Missouri City, Texas...was an Academic Excellence Award winner...went 7-1 with a 2.35 ERA and earned All-State honors as a senior, leading team to the 5-A state championship...team finished 32-2 and was ranked No. 2 in the USA Today and Baseball America national high school polls...his father, Robert, pitched four years at the University of Texas...attended Baylor University, where he compiled a career record of 21-14, a 5.17 ERA (282.0 IP / 162 ER), six complete games and 288 strikeouts in three seasons...named Second-Team All-America by Baseball America and First-Team All-Big 12 as a junior after going 13-4 with a 3.71 ERA (123.2 / 51 ER) and four complete games...also set single-season strikeout record (135) that season...established school record with his 13th win and Baylor's only victory in the Big XII Tournament...rated as No. 3 pitcher in the Cape Cod League in 1997 and No. 1 Pro Prospect in the Big 12 according to Baseball America...played for the Brewster Whitecaps in the Cape Cod League, where he went 5-6 with a 1.92 ERA (51.2 IP / 11 ER), 49 strikeouts and five saves to earn the league's Outstanding Pro Prospect Award...has gone 3-0 with a 2.95 ERA (18.1 IP / 7 R / 6 ER) in three career outings when starting on his birthday...Robert Kip Wells...wife's name is Emily...reside in Houston, Texas.