Bobby Blevins

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Robert Wesley Blevins

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 11", Weight 201 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Bobby Blevins has played as high as AAA.

Blevins was All-State his last two years in high school, with a 0.00 ERA as a senior. He was 6-4 with a 2.93 ERA as a freshman and was the Metro Atlantic Conference Rookie of the Year. He was 7-4 as a sophomore and 10-2 with a 2.57 ERA as a junior. His junior year, he was second to Chris Cody in the MAAC in both wins and strikeouts (95) and was among the ERA leaders. The Los Angeles Dodgers picked him in the 13th round of the 2007 amateur draft; Clair Rierson was the scout.

He made his pro debut with the Ogden Raptors, going 3-3 with a 3.49 ERA and 51 K to 9 BB in 56 2/3 IP. He would have been 5th in the Pioneer League in ERA had he qualified. With the 2008 Great Lakes Loons, he went 2-7 with 5 saves, a 2.96 ERA and 57 strikeouts in 48 2/3 IP. Back with Great Lakes in 2009, he had a 11-10, 4.16 record. He tied Ryan Cook and Aaron Shafer for 4th in the Midwest League in wins, tied for 10th in losses and was second in innings pitched (153 2/3). In 2010, he was with the Inland Empire 66ers (2-8, Sv, 6.09), Chattanooga Lookouts (1-1, 5.31) and Albuquerque Isotopes (1-1, 4.15). He tied Luis Ayala, Jon Michael Redding and Josh Walter for 4th in the Dodger chain in losses.

Let go by LA before the 2011 season, he was signed by the Rockland Boulders; he went 6-8 with a 3.98 ERA and only walked 28 in 131 innings. He led the Canadian-American Association with six complete games, tied for fifth in losses and was second to Isaac Pavlik in innings. He split 2012 between Rockland (8-9, 3.65) and the Long Island Ducks (1-0, 2.42). He tied Kyle Greenwalt for 8th in the CAA in victories, tied Kevin Cooper for 4th in losses, tied Mike Gedman for the most complete games (4) and was third in both innings (135 2/3) and hits allowed (137). He also split 2013 between Long Island (1-1, 4.85) and Rockland (9-10, 4.24). He tied for second in the Can-Am in wins, one behind Karl Gelinas, led in losses, led in complete games (5), led in innings (144 1/3), led in hits (143), led in runs (80) and led in homers (18).

Fortitudo Bologna signed him prior to the 2013 Asia Series and used him in game one. He held the Samsung Lions to only two runs in six innings but relievers Filippo Crepaldi and Junior Oberto allowed three runs in the 8th to lose it.