Steven Shell

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Steven Shell
Steven Shell pitch.jpg
Pitcher
Born: (1983-03-10) March 10, 1983 (age 31)
Longview, Texas
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 22, 2008 for the Washington Nationals
Last MLB appearance
April 19, 2009 for the Washington Nationals
Career statistics
(through 2011 season)
Win–loss record 2–2
Earned run average 2.45
Strikeouts 46
Teams
Steven Shell
Medal record
Men’s baseball
Competitor for  United States
Baseball World Cup
Gold 2007 Tianmu National team

Steven Daniel Shell (born March 10, 1983) is a retired Major League Baseball pitcher. He made his major league debut on June 22, 2008.

Playing career[edit]

Played high school ball in Minco and El Reno Oklahoma. His senior year he was named Oklahoma Gatorade Player of the Year.Shell was drafted straight out of high school in the 3rd round of the 2001 amateur draft by the Anaheim Angels. Shell pitched in the Angels organization from 2001–2007. In the off season of the 2007 season, Shell pitched for team USA and was the winning pitcher in the Gold Medal game verses Cuba. He became a minor league free agent after the 2007 season and signed a minor league contract with the Washington Nationals. On July 11, 2008, he set the Nationals' record for the longest save in club history. He pitched 3 scoreless innings against the Astros to get the record as well as his first career save. On April 29, 2009 Shell refused a minor league assignment and became a free agent. On May 2, 2009 Shell signed a minor league deal with the Seattle Mariners.

On November 15, 2010, Shell signed a minor league contract with the Kansas City Royals. On May 8, 2011, Shell was released. On May 19, 2011, he signed a minor league contract with the Atlanta Braves and was assigned to Triple-A Gwinnett the following day.[1] A free agent again after the 2011 season.

After leaving baseball in 2011, Shell is currently working as an Operations Tech for Husky Ventures. Steven Married to Kenna Shell in November 11, 2006 and has one child Tyler Shell born May 18, 2009. Steven divorced Kenna Shell in January 2014.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Minor Deals: Zumaya, Red Sox, Reds, Blue Jays, MLBTradeRumors.com, May 25, 2011.

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