KENILVORT, ALEC

Position: Pitcher

DOB: January 7, 1993

Height: 6’6″ / Weight: 230

Bats: Right / Throws: Right

40-man roster: No

How acquired: Free Agent (July 15, 2017)

Profile: Selected by the Colorado Rockies in the 15th round in 2014, Kenilvort signed with the Rockies and began his pro career with their Pioneer League affiliate.  He spent 2015 at short-season Boise, then split 2016 between Boise and Low-A Asheville.  He was released by Colorado during spring training in 2017, but hooked on with the Brewers a few months later, and saw time with both the AZL Brewers and the Low-A Wisconsin Timber Rattlers after signing.  With good size and a strong work ethic, Kenivlort has an over-the-top delivery that creates a lot of downward action.  He features a three-pitch mix that includes a fastball, a slider and a changeup and his displayed an ability to consistently throw strikes during his minor league career.

2014:  After signing with the Rockies following the Draft, Kenilvort was assigned to Grand Junction in the Pioneer League, where he made his professional debut.  In 19 appearances there, he went 0-1 with a 6.53 earned run average in 20.2 innings of work.

2015:  Kenilvort made the move to short-season Boise in 2015, making 22 relief appearances in the Northwest League.  He went 1-2 with a 5.40 earned run average and struck out 31 batters in 38.1 innings of work out of the Boise bullpen.

2016:  The Rockies gave Kenilvort his first shot at full-season ball in 2016, sending him to Low-A Asheville to open the season.  He pitched in 22 games there, going 3-1 but had an ERA of 5.63 and was sent back to Boise in July.  He appeared in 15 more games there, and went 2-1 with a 4.15 ERA.

2017:  Released by Colorado near the end of Spring Training, Kenilvort  had a stint in indy ball, then signed a free agent deal with the Brewers in July and made a pair of relief appearances for the AZL Brewers, before joining Class-A Wisconsin on July 22nd.  He finished the year with the Timber Rattlers, making 11 relief appearances, and went 2-0 while converting on his lone save chance.