Born: April 8, 1982
Royal Palm Beach, FL
Acquired from Texas for cash considerations (April 2009)
Released (July 2010)
Scouting Report: Gabbard was
traded to Texas in the deal for Eric Gagne in 2007, and was reacquired
in April 2009 for cash considerations. Struggled in 2009, spending
significant time rehabbing in Extended Spring Training and Lowell.
Re-signed to a minor league deal during the offseason. He throws
a high-80s fastball, a low-70s curveball, a changeup, and an occasional
slider. Effective against lefties.
Road to the Show: Kason Gabbard