Gene Kirkland
Retired
Gene Kirkland
Nickname:
Hammerhead
Birthdate:
June 18, 1996 (38 y, 3 m, 29 d)
Born In:
Fayetteville, AR, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
S/R
Height/Weight:
6'3"/233
Entry:
2017 Draft - Round: 1, Overall: 25, Team: Chicago Gold Sox
Contract:
Free Agent
ML Service Time:
None
Current Status
MLB Service Time None
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro None
Roster Status Unknown
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Low
Loyalty Low
Greed Normal
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic High
Popularity
National Popular
Local Popular
Current Contract
Additional Info
No-Trade No

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
PORT - PL
2032 36 0 1 2.0 0 0 0 5 0 62.50% 0.00% 12.50% 166.67% 0.00% 0.500 4.500 4.561 116 -1.209 -0.06 -0.01
PORT - PL
2031 35 0 29 29.1 8 0 4 23 11 19.33% 9.24% 0.84% 88.61% 63.33% 0.256 0.921 3.001 73 3.632 -2.08 0.53
PORT - SL
2030 34 0 19 28.2 4 1 3 33 9 28.45% 7.76% 1.72% 77.64% 46.81% 0.338 3.140 2.734 68 3.055 0.41 0.58
PORT - 3L
2029 33 0 37 68.2 8 2 16 69 22 26.44% 8.43% 1.15% 89.00% 64.00% 0.241 1.311 2.519 65 2.731 -1.21 1.50
ACKC - PL
2028 32 0 31 35.2 0 3 13 39 11 27.27% 7.69% 1.40% 73.98% 71.19% 0.307 3.028 2.147 62 2.032 0.88 0.76
ACKC - PL
2027 31 0 21 22.2 1 1 12 25 8 27.17% 8.70% 1.09% 81.30% 56.10% 0.298 2.382 1.929 53 2.490 0.45 0.59
ACKC - PL
2026 30 0 46 46.2 5 2 14 41 16 21.47% 8.38% 1.57% 82.33% 51.61% 0.246 2.507 3.227 84 3.791 -0.72 0.49
ACKC - PL
2025 29 0 49 52.0 2 3 28 56 12 26.17% 5.61% 1.87% 83.33% 56.38% 0.312 2.423 2.413 69 2.446 0.01 0.95
ACKC - PL
2024 28 0 47 54.2 3 4 21 70 19 30.70% 8.33% 2.63% 89.74% 71.59% 0.292 2.305 2.498 67 1.767 -0.19 1.06
ACKC - PL
2023 27 0 56 76.0 5 7 5 81 25 25.80% 7.96% 3.50% 78.16% 64.18% 0.307 3.553 3.418 86 2.507 0.13 0.73
ACKC - PL
2022 26 0 55 77.1 5 3 11 76 17 26.30% 5.88% 1.04% 82.66% 65.15% 0.297 1.978 2.214 59 2.559 -0.24 1.82
BUC - PL
2021 25 0 25 50.0 2 1 1 49 18 24.38% 8.96% 1.00% 77.69% 58.95% 0.246 2.340 2.910 72 3.643 -0.57 0.93
BUC - PL
2020 24 0 31 36.2 1 2 2 33 11 22.45% 7.48% 0.68% 61.80% 57.53% 0.255 2.455 2.441 68 3.237 0.01 0.72
CAL - PL
2020 24 0 5 10.1 0 0 0 10 2 24.39% 4.88% 7.32% 76.92% 52.63% 0.280 5.226 5.197 145 2.608 0.03 -0.19
Chicago - SL
CHG - SL
2019 23 0 32 35.2 2 0 9 44 5 33.08% 3.76% 2.26% 92.44% 68.42% 0.238 1.262 2.157 51 2.215 -0.90 1.02
CAL - PL
2019 23 0 19 20.0 0 0 0 20 11 22.73% 12.50% 1.14% 76.92% 57.89% 0.309 3.600 3.272 86 3.744 0.33 0.20
Chicago - SL
CHG - SL
2018 22 0 58 66.0 5 5 2 73 18 28.52% 7.03% 1.56% 78.40% 68.33% 0.255 2.455 2.590 55 3.213 -0.14 1.78
Chicago - SL
CHG - SL
2017 21 0 30 31.0 1 0 1 27 15 20.77% 11.54% 2.31% 87.63% 66.67% 0.281 2.613 4.267 96 4.379 -1.65 0.13
Buckhead (2 yrs)
BUC (2 yrs)
0 56 86.2 3 3 3 82 29 23.56% 8.33% 0.86% 71.10% 58.33% 0.250 2.389 2.711 70 3.471 -0.32 1.65
Chicago (3 yrs)
CHG (3 yrs)
0 120 132.2 8 5 12 144 38 27.75% 7.32% 1.93% 84.17% 67.93% 0.257 2.171 2.866 63 3.217 -0.69 2.92
Portland (4 yrs)
PORT (4 yrs)
0 86 128.2 20 3 23 130 42 25.79% 8.33% 1.39% 86.37% 60.09% 0.268 1.679 2.709 68 2.947 -1.03 2.60
ACKC (7 yrs)
0 305 365.0 21 23 104 388 108 26.38% 7.34% 2.04% 81.79% 62.56% 0.295 2.614 2.641 70 2.515 -0.03 6.39
California (2 yrs)
CAL (2 yrs)
0 24 30.1 0 0 0 30 13 23.26% 10.08% 3.10% 76.92% 56.14% 0.300 4.154 3.927 106 3.357 0.23 0.01
Total - PL
PL
0 415 513.1 32 26 111 528 161 25.45% 7.76% 1.88% 80.24% 61.38% 0.285 2.577 2.757 73 2.776 -0.18 8.58
Total - SL
SL
0 139 161.1 12 6 15 177 47 27.87% 7.40% 1.89% 82.79% 64.44% 0.272 2.343 2.842 64 3.188 -0.50 3.51
Total - 3L
3L
0 37 68.2 8 2 16 69 22 26.44% 8.43% 1.15% 89.00% 64.00% 0.241 1.311 2.519 65 2.731 -1.21 1.50
Total - All
All
0 591 743.1 52 34 142 774 230 26.05% 7.74% 1.82% 81.48% 62.28% 0.279 2.409 2.754 70 2.861 -0.34 13.58

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
BLO - PAAA
2032 36 0 10 22.0 1 2 0 15 12 15.31% 12.24% 0.00% 71.43% 58.33% 0.333 4.091 3.362 75 4.327 0.73 0.39
Total - AAA
AAA
0 10 22.0 1 2 0 15 12 15.31% 12.24% 0.00% 71.43% 58.33% 0.333 4.091 3.362 75 4.327 0.73 0.39

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
BUC - PL
2020 24 31 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -121 -0.07
CAL - PL
2020 24 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -121 -0.04
Chicago - SL
CHG - SL
2019 23 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.00
CAL - PL
2019 23 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.00
Chicago - SL
CHG - SL
2018 22 58 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -125 -0.04
Chicago - SL
CHG - SL
2017 21 30 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 -123 0.01
Buckhead (1 yrs)
BUC (1 yrs)
31 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -121 -0.07
Chicago (3 yrs)
CHG (3 yrs)
120 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -124 -0.03
California (2 yrs)
CAL (2 yrs)
24 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -121 -0.04
Total - PL
PL
55 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -121 -0.11
Total - SL
SL
120 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -124 -0.03
Total - All
All
175 9 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -123 -0.15

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
PORT - PL
2032 P 1 2.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 -0.03
PORT - PL
2031 P 29 29.1 3 3 0 1.000 1.841 1.056 -0.25
PORT - SL
2030 P 19 28.2 1 3 0 1.000 1.256 1.361 0.11
PORT - 3L
2029 P 37 68.2 4 10 0 1.000 1.835 1.121 0.02
ACKC - PL
2028 P 31 35.2 3 4 1 0.875 1.766 0.842 -0.49
ACKC - PL
2027 P 21 22.2 0 2 0 1.000 0.794 1.009 -0.08
ACKC - PL
2026 P 45 46.2 2 5 0 1.000 1.350 1.624 1.44
ACKC - PL
2025 P 49 52.0 2 4 0 1.000 1.039 1.030 -0.06
ACKC - PL
2024 P 46 54.2 5 9 2 0.875 2.305 0.924 -0.74
ACKC - PL
2023 P 55 76.0 2 12 0 1.000 1.658 0.968 -0.25
ACKC - PL
2022 P 55 77.1 5 11 0 1.000 1.862 1.034 0.04
BUC - PL
2021 P 24 50.0 2 6 0 1.000 1.440 1.030 0.11
BUC - PL
2020 P 28 36.2 1 8 0 1.000 2.209 0.997 -0.03
CAL - PL
2020 P 5 10.1 0 1 0 1.000 0.871 0.997 -0.01
CAL - PL
2019 P 19 20.0 3 3 0 1.000 2.700 1.010 0.03
Chicago - SL
CHG - SL
2019 P 32 35.2 1 4 0 1.000 1.262 1.045 0.05
Chicago - SL
CHG - SL
2018 P 58 66.0 3 10 0 1.000 1.773 1.033 0.09
Chicago - SL
CHG - SL
2017 P 29 31.0 1 3 0 1.000 1.161 1.527 0.54
Total P 583 743.1 38 98 3 0.48

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
BLO - PAAA
2032 P 10 22.0 2 3 0 1.000 2.046 1.043 -0.10
Total P 10 22.0 2 3 0 -0.10
Date Team Players Sent Team Players Sent
July 20, 2019 Chicago Gene Kirkland
California Carlos Kramer
$5M cash
May 17, 2020 California John Downing
Gene Kirkland
Yoriyoshi Yamamoto
Mike Lyon
Buckhead Eduardo Molina
Mike Burns
Bernardo Herrera
Bartolo Benítez
Juan Sánchez
Jan. 16, 2022 Athletic Club KC $17M Buckhead Gene Kirkland
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
League Champ 2031 Portland (PL)
2030 Portland (SL)
2029 Portland (3L)
Reliever of the Year 2029 Portland (3L)
2022 Athletic Club KC (PL)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink0
Grey Ink30
Similar Players (RP)
Note: See Baseball Reference formula (primary position)
Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg G Rank
2018 SL 58 6
2022 PL 55 4
2023 PL 56 2
2024 PL 47 9
2025 PL 49 6
2026 PL 46 6
Year Lg SV Rank
2019 SL 9 9
2022 PL 11 8
2024 PL 21 5
2025 PL 28 3
2026 PL 14 6
2027 PL 12 6
2028 PL 13 7
2029 3L 16 9
Year Lg Hold Rank
2017 SL 18 2
2018 SL 20 1
2019 PL 8 9
2020 PL 10 7
2021 PL 6 10
2022 PL 16 3
2023 PL 12 8
2026 PL 8 10
2031 PL 7 6