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Kelly Wunsch

Kelly Wunsch
Born: (1972-07-12) July 12, 1972
Houston, Texas
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
April 3, 2000, for the Chicago White Sox
Last MLB appearance
July 7, 2005, for the Los Angeles Dodgers
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 11–6
Earned run average 3.76
Strikeouts 145

Kelly Douglas Wunsch (born July 12, 1972) is a former professional baseball pitcher. He played all or part of six seasons in Major League Baseball. He is an alumnus of Texas A&M University.

Drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 1st round of the 1993 Major League Baseball Draft, Wunsch made his Major League Baseball debut with the Chicago White Sox on April 3, 2000. After joining the Dodgers in 2005, Wunsch pitched quite well as a left-handed specialist, but was plagued by injuries. He signed with the Houston Astros in February 2007[1][2] to attempt a comeback, but was released on March 28.[3]

During his playing career, Wunsch's delivery was somewhere between sidearm and submarine, and has been described as akin to flipping a frisbee.


  1. ^ McTaggart, Brian (February 1, 2007). "Astros take a look at veteran pair of local relievers". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved June 10, 2015. 
  2. ^ Footer, Alyson (February 1, 2007). "Wunsch, Weber try out at Minute Maid". Retrieved June 10, 2015. 
  3. ^ Footer, Alyson (March 28, 2007). "Astros put Backe on DL, release two". Retrieved June 10, 2015. 

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)

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