January 21, 1968 |
|September 6, 1992, for the Philadelphia Phillies|
|Last MLB appearance|
|August 4, 1996, for the Baltimore Orioles|
|Earned run average||6.71|
Keith Wayne Shepherd (born January 21, 1968 in Wabash, Indiana) is a former middle relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played from 1992 through 1996 for the Philadelphia Phillies (1992), Colorado Rockies (1993), Boston Red Sox (1995) and Baltimore Orioles (1996). Listed at 6' 2", 205 lb., Shepherd batted and threw right-handed. He was selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1986 draft.
Shepherd pitched for nine different major league organizations from 1986–1997, including parts of four seasons in the majors. He posted a 2-5 record with a 6.71 earned run average and three saves in 41 appearances for the Phillies, Rockies, Red Sox and Orioles. In 185 minor league appearances, he went 19-31 with 4.97 ERA and 32 saves. Keith Shepherd has pitched since 1998 for various teams in the Fort Wayne, Indiana 18 and over league. He also served as the assistant baseball coach under Justin Denney at Wabash High School.
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