Kevin Gryboski

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Kevin Gryboski
Relief pitcher
Born: (1973-11-15) November 15, 1973 (age 43)
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 13, 2002, for the Atlanta Braves
Last MLB appearance
August 29, 2006, for the Washington Nationals
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 12–8
Earned run average 4.07
Strikeouts 103

Kevin John Gryboski (born November 15, 1973) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher.

High school career[edit]

At Bishop Hoban High School in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, Gryboski was a two-sport star in both baseball and basketball. In baseball, he was an All-Conference All-Star pick.

College career[edit]

Gryboski pitched for Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.[1][2]

Professional career[edit]

Gryboski was selected by the Seattle Mariners in the 16th round of the 1995 Major League Baseball Draft.[3][4]

Gryboski, a right-handed pitcher, was acquired by the Atlanta Braves in January 2002 and traded to the Texas Rangers in July 2005 for minor league pitcher Matt Lorenzo.[5] Gryboski was known as "Groundball" Gryboski while playing with the Braves. This came from his ability to get batters to ground into double plays.

Personal life[edit]

Along with pitching with the Wilkes Colonels, Kevin also helps every year with the Wilkes baseball clinic for 6-12 year olds, where he teaches them the fundamentals of pitching. Gryboski is married to Leah and they have two children: KJ and Kaylee.


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