Kevin Hodges (baseball)
June 24, 1973 |
|April 24, 2000, for the Seattle Mariners|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 30, 2000, for the Seattle Mariners|
|Earned run average||5.19|
He is the older brother of Trey Hodges, who also played in the major leagues and Nippon Professional Baseball.
Hodges was drafted by the Kansas City Royals, and made his major league debut with the Seattle Mariners in 2000. He was signed by the Yakult Swallows in mid-2001, and contributed to the team's league championship as part of the starting rotation. He led the Japanese Central League with 17 wins in 2002, (tied with Koji Uehara) but was released at the end of 2003. He played a season with the Samsung Lions in the Korea Baseball Organization in 2004, and returned to Japan to play for the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles in 2005.
In 2012, the Seibu Lions hired Kevin Hodges to scout the United States.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube
- Nippon Professional Baseball career statistics from JapaneseBaseball.com
- Career statistics and player information from Korea Baseball Organization
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