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Kevin Millwood

Kevin Austin Millwood (born December 24, 1974, in Gastonia, North Carolina) is an American professional baseball pitcher. He has previously played ... More »Kevin Austin Millwood (born December 24, 1974, in Gastonia, North Carolina) is an American professional baseball pitcher. He has previously played for the Atlanta Braves, Philadelphia Phillies, Cleveland Indians, Texas Rangers, Baltimore Orioles and Colorado Rockies. Millwood graduated from Bessemer City High School in North Carolina. He has a ballpark named for him in Bessemer City, where little league baseball games are held. He was known at school as "El Diablo". Millwood was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 11th round of the 1993 Major League Baseball Draft. After a couple of years in the minors, Millwood made his debut with the Atlanta Braves on July 14, 1997. A year later, he won 17 games. Millwood formed a part of the Braves' star pitching rotation, which also consisted of Greg Maddux, John Smoltz and Tom Glavine, which at that time was regarded by many as the best in the National League. The 1999 campaign was one of Millwood's best. He posted career-highs in wins (18, also... [ Wikipedia ]

MLB.com Gameday

DENVER -- Kevin Millwood went to school on pitching at Coors Field in his nine-game stint with the Rockies to close the 2011 season, and he was as good as it got in Colorado. He shared the team lead with four wins from his Aug. 10 arrival through the end of the season, and his 3.98 ERA ...

Seattle Mariners' pitch combined no-hitter vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

That of course, is the beauty of what Kevin Millwood, Charlie Furbush, Stephen Pryor, Lucas Luetge, Brandon League and Tom Wilhelmsen accomplished at Safeco Field on Friday night, where the Mariners threw a combined no-hitter at the Los Angeles Dodgers, the fourth no-no of this ...

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Seattle Mariners

After the final out of an odd no-hitter pitched by Kevin Millwood and five Seattle relievers, nobody was quite sure how to celebrate. "I think we all took a second and looked around and were like, did that really happen - and what do we do now? " shortstop Brendan Ryan said...

Seattle Mariners'Kevin Millwood leaves in midst of no-hitter

SEATTLE (AP) -- Seattle Mariners right-hander Kevin Millwood didn't allow a hit through six innings against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night, but left before the start of the seventh with a mild strain of his right groin. Millwood had allowed just one walk in six innings. ...

Texas Rangers vs. Seattle Mariners

SEATTLE (AP) -- Alex Liddi hit the first major league grand slam by an Italian-born player in half-century, Kevin Millwood threw six shutout innings and the Seattle Mariners took two of three from division-leading Texas with a 5-3 win over the Rangers on Wednesday. Liddi made Texas ...

Seattle Mariners vs. Colorado Rockies

DENVER (AP) -- Kevin Millwood tossed a two-hitter for his first shutout in nearly nine years and Mike Carp hit a solo homer, helping the Seattle Mariners snap a four-game skid with a 4-0 win over the Colorado Rockies on Friday night. It was also the 22nd complete game of the 37-year-old ...

Seattle Mariners vs. New York Yankees

Nearly lost amid the excitement over Pettitte's first major league appearance since retiring after the 2010 season was party crasher Kevin Millwood's performance for Seattle - helped by three double plays. The 37-year-old Millwood (1-4) gave up three hits in seven innings and got ...

After 16 big-league seasons, former All-Star righty Kevin Millwood is set to retire

After 16 Major League seasons and involvement in two no-hitters, right-handed hurler Kevin Millwood is reportedly calling it a career. According to the Shelby (N.C.) Star, Millwood said on Friday, while watching his nephew play basketball at his alma mater, Bessemer City High, in ...

Seattle Mariners vs. Baltimore Orioles

The Orioles built a 7-0 lead by the fourth inning against former teammate Kevin Millwood (4-10) and cruised to the finish in their sixth sweep of 2012. Johnson blanked Seattle on three hits through five innings before giving up a two-run homer to Kyle Seager in the sixth. It was Seager's ...

Oakland Athletics vs. Seattle Mariners

Kevin Millwood will try to pitch the Mariners to their seventh victory in 10 meetings with the Athletics, who counter with impressive rookie Jarrod Parker in the finale. Seattle entered Tuesday's contest on a 23-inning scoreless streak after falling 1-0 to Oakland on Monday, but Brendan ...

Seattle Mariners vs. Chicago White Sox

" Kevin Millwood (3-5) was beset by control problems. He allowed four runs and seven hits in four innings. He struck out four but walked five. "He was just missing. He didn't quite have the command he typically has. He wasn't way off. When he was trying to get back, he tried to do a bit ...

Millwood unsure if 2012 season is his last

OAKLAND -- Kevin Millwood has pitched his last game with the Mariners as he's not scheduled to start again after missing the past two weeks with a sore shoulder. But the veteran right-hander hasn't decided yet whether he's done with baseball after 16 seasons in the Majors. "I'm going to ...

Romero loses again as Mariners beat Blue Jays 3-2

Miguel Olivo hit a solo home run, Kevin Millwood won consecutive starts for the first time since May and the Seattle Mariners beat Romero and the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Wednesday night. Edwin Encarnacion drilled a two-run homer, his 39th, but it wasn't enough to stop Romero (8-14) from ...

Tampa Bay Rays vs. Seattle Mariners

Kevin Millwood gave up two runs, eight hits and one in seven innings for Seattle. He struck out a season-high eight. Four pitches into the game, Tampa Bay took a 1-0 lead. Desmond Jennings singled and B.J. Upton followed with a broken-bat fly ball to left that became a triple when ...

Catching Millwood a 'good education' for Montero

KANSAS CITY -- Mariners veteran right-hander Kevin Millwood has worked with catcher Jesus Montero in 10 of his 18 starts this season and, in fact, played with him last year for a time on the Yankees' Triple-A club as well. But for the second game this season, Millwood and Montero ...

Jimenez, Quiroz named Triple-A All-Stars

SEATTLE -- A day after being removed in the third inning of his start against the A's after feeling pain in his right groin, starter Kevin Millwood threw in the Safeco Field outfield prior to Thursday's game and said everything felt fine. The Mariners aren't ready to make any ...

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