Kevin Hodges (baseball) Wikipedia
Kevin Jon Hodges (born June 24, 1973) is a former Major League Baseball and Nippon Professional Baseball right-handed pitcher.
He is the older brother of Trey Hodges, who also played in the major leagues and Nippon Professional Baseball.
Hodges was drafted by the Kansas City Royals, and made his major league debut with the Seattle Mariners in 2000. He was signed by the Yakult Swallows in mid-2001, and contributed to the team's league championship as part of the starting rotation. He led the Japanese Central League with 17 wins in 2002, (tied with Koji Uehara) but was released at the end of 2003. He played a season with the Samsung Lions in the Korea Baseball Organization in 2004, and returned to Japan to play for the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles in 2005.
He returned to the United States in 2006, and played with the Bridgeport Bluefish in the independent Atlantic League.
In 2012, the Seibu Lions hired Kevin Hodges to scout the United States.