Kirby Yates

Age: 37
Bats/Throws: L/R
5' 10" / 205
Birthdate: 3/25/1987 (37 y, 22 d)
Drafted:2005 June Amateur Draft - Round: 26, Pick: 28, Overall: 798, Team: Boston Red Sox
School: Kauai HS, HI
Service Time:
Reported as the pre-2024 value.
9 years and 21 days days of service time.
9.021Free Agent:
Becomes a free agent entering the 2025 season, after the conclusion of the 2024 season.
2025 MiLB Options:
Reported as the pre-2024 season number of options remaining.
RotoWire News: Yates secured the save after throwing a perfect ninth inning Monday against the Tigers. After the game, manager Bruce Bochy noted that the team likes where it's at in terms of the closer role, Shawn McFarland of The Dallas Morning News reports. (4/15/2024)