Born on May 28, 1988 in Huntsville, Alabama, number 46 for the Atlanta Braves. He broke a number record of saves in the 2011 season. He was also awarded the National League MVP. Kimbrel was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in 2007 in the 33rd round but turned it down. He wanted to stay at Wallace State Community College because he wanted to go up in the draft. Later he was drafted by the Braves of the 2008 draft as the 96th pick in the draft. Kimbrel did not start with Atlanta but started with Gwinnett on May 5, 2010.
Kimbrel’s 2010 through 2011 seasons. In 2010 he got ca...
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