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Joe Kelly

27-Year-Old Pitcher – Boston Red Sox

2015 Stats

W-L

2-5

ERA

5.67

WHIP

1.50

K

60

SV

0

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Kelly posted a 2.69 ERA over 37 appearances 15 starts in 2013 and opened last season as the Cardinals' fifth starter. There were red flags, particularly with his strikeout and walk rates, as Kelly...

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2015 ADP:  476.95

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 188   DOB: 6/9/1988   BORN: Anaheim, CA   COLLEGE: California Riverside   DRAFTED: 3rd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed with the Cardinals in July of 2009.

June 29, 2015  –  Joe Kelly News

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Kelly allowed two runs (one earned) on five hits and one walk while striking out four in seven innings for Triple-A Pawtucket on Sunday, the Providence Journal reports.

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Joe Kelly Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2009 21 A BAT 16 2 0 30.1 33 16 0 30 11 2 3 1 4.78 1.46
2010 22 A QUA 26 18 0 103.1 102 53 3 92 45 6 8 1 0 0 4.62 1.43
2011 23 A+ PAL 11 11 0 72.2 56 21 1 62 34 5 2 0 0 0 2.60 1.25
2011 23 AA SPR 11 11 0 59.1 70 33 7 51 25 6 4 0 0 0 5.01 1.61
2012 24 AAA MEM 12 12 0 72.1 75 23 2 45 21 2 5 0 0 0 2.86 1.33
2012 24 MAJ STL 24 16 0 107.0 112 42 10 75 36 5 7 0 0 0 3.53 1.38
2013 25 MAJ STL 37 15 0 124.0 124 37 10 79 44 10 5 0 1 2 2.69 1.35
2014 26 AAA MEM 3 3 0 10.1 8 3 1 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 2.61 1.39
2014 26 MAJ STL 7 7 0 35.0 41 17 3 25 10 2 2 0 0 0 4.37 1.46
2014 26 MAJ BOS 10 10 0 61.3 47 28 5 41 32 4 2 0 0 0 4.11 1.29
2014  (Multiple Teams) 26 MAJ STL/BOS 17 17 0 96.3 88 45 8 66 42 6 4 0 0 0 4.20 1.35
2015 27 AAA PAW 2 2 0 13.0 9 4 0 11 5 0 1 0 0 0 2.77 1.08
2015 27 MAJ BOS 14 14 0 74.7 81 47 8 60 31 2 5 0 0 0 5.67 1.50
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3-Year Averages     26 16 0 109.1 108 41 9 73 40 7 5 0 0 0 3.38 1.36

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats

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Joe Kelly Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Jun. 23 Bal 3.7 8 5 5 1 2 2 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 5.67 1.50
Jun. 17 @Atl 5.0 5 2 2 0 3 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.32 1.44
Jun. 12 Tor 6.0 7 4 4 0 2 3 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 5.45 1.42
Jun. 6 Oak 6.0 4 1 1 0 2 6 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 5.40 1.42
May. 31 @Tex 5.0 6 2 1 0 2 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.83 1.46
May. 25 @Min 1.7 8 7 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 6.24 1.45
May. 20 Tex 7.0 7 2 2 1 1 7 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 5.13 1.31
May. 14 @Sea 6.3 5 1 1 0 3 2 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 5.58 1.34
May. 9 @Tor 5.7 4 6 6 1 7 3 0 1 0 L 0 0 0 6.35 1.35
Last 14 Days
1 Games:  Avg. 3.7 IP/G
3.7 8 5 5 1 2 2 0 0 0 0-1 0 0 0 12.27 2.73
Last 30 Days
4 Games:  Avg. 5.2 IP/G
20.7 24 12 12 1 9 14 0 1 0 1-1 0 0 0 5.23 1.60
Last 60 Days
9 Games:  Avg. 5.1 IP/G
46.3 54 30 29 4 23 29 0 3 0 1-4 0 0 0 5.63 1.66

Joe Kelly Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2015171341337832.240
2014222333046423.243
20132353819531505.245

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2015163261844506.308
2014193331242625.246
2013297412571515.270

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201539.0130341255.541.44
201435.7220241523.791.35
201363.0540382163.291.44

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201535.7120261935.801.57
201460.7420422764.451.35
201361.0510412342.071.26
Joe Kelly Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2009 21 A BAT 16 2 30.1 8.97 3.29 2.73 0.00 63.6% 4.78 2.30 .376
2010 22 A QUA 26 18 103.1 8.03 3.93 2.04 0.26 65.3% 4.62 3.31 .333
2011 23 A+ PAL 11 11 72.2 7.73 4.24 1.82 0.12 77.5% 2.60 3.41 .280
2011 23 AA SPR 11 11 59.1 7.77 3.81 2.04 1.07 70.5% 5.01 4.54 .353
2012 24 AAA MEM 12 12 72.1 5.62 2.62 2.14 0.25 77.7% 2.86 3.35 .316
2012 24 MAJ STL 24 16 107.0 6.31 3.03 2.08 0.84 1.84 76.8% 94.4 MPH 3.53 4.11 .310
2013 25 MAJ STL 37 15 124.0 5.73 3.19 1.80 0.73 1.91 82.9% 94.9 MPH 2.69 4.16 .296
2014 26 AAA MEM 3 3 10.1 3.56 5.35 0.67 0.89 84.6% 2.61 5.48 .222
2014 26 MAJ STL 7 7 35.0 6.43 2.57 2.50 0.77 2.63 70.8% 94.7 MPH 4.37 4.00 .340
2014 26 MAJ BOS 10 10 61.3 6.02 4.70 1.28 0.73 2.35 68.9% 94.7 MPH 4.11 4.68 .241
2014  (Multiple Teams) 26 MAJ STL/BOS 17 17 96.3 6.17 3.92 1.57 0.75 2.45 69.7% 94.7 MPH 4.20 4.26 .280
2015 27 AAA PAW 2 2 13.0 7.62 3.46 2.20 0.00 71.4% 2.77 2.66 .260
2015 27 MAJ BOS 14 14 74.7 7.23 3.74 1.94 0.96 1.75 62.5% 95.7 MPH 5.67 4.27 .327
Rest Of Season     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
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3-Year Averages     26 16 109.1 6.02 3.30 1.83 0.74 77% 3.38 4.03 .297

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2015 Stat Review for Joe Kelly    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2014 (min 145 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

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1.94 K/BB
TERRIBLE
7.23 K/9
AVERAGE
3.74 BB/9
TERRIBLE
95.7 MPH Fastball
ELITE
1.0 HR/9
WEAK
1.75 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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5.67 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.50 WHIP
TERRIBLE
4.27 FIP
POOR
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.327 BABIP
HIGH
62.5% Strand Rate
LOW

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Joe Kelly: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Kelly was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket on Thursday, Scott Lauber of the Boston Herald reports.

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Manager John Farrell has not committed to Kelly making his next start, telling the Boston Globe, "We haven't had a chance to review all that, but I think everyone, we're certainly well aware some of the up-and-down path it's been for Joe up to this point."

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Kelly was hit hard Tuesday, allowing five runs over 3.2 innings against the Orioles.

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Kelly allowed two runs on five hits and three walks over five innings Wednesday in Atlanta. He struck out three in the no-decision.

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Kelly allowed four runs on seven hits, walking two and striking out three over six innings, but came away with a no-decision as Toronto came from behind to defeat Boston 13-10 Friday night.

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Kelly will remain in Boston's starting rotation, according to Tom Caron of NESN.

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Kelly picked up his second win of the season Saturday, allowing just one run on four hits and two walks over six innings, striking out six.

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Kelly rebounded nicely on Sunday as he threw five innings of two-run (one earned) ball with three strikeouts and two walks against the Rangers. He did not factor in the decision.

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Kelly met with manager John Farrell and pitching coach Carl Willis on Tuesday for about 40 minutes, one day after the pitcher allowed seven runs in 1.2 innings in a loss to the Twins, the Boston Globe reports. The outing left Kelly's season indicators at 1-4 with a 6.24 ERA.

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2015

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2014

Kelly started the season as a long-relief arm out of the bullpen before getting a shot in the rotation at the start of July. Kelly took the opportunity and ran with it, posting an 11-2 record with a 2.32 ERA over his final 14 starts. Despite an excellent showing in the rotation for the Cardinals, Kelly's role for the start of 2014 is murky. The Cardinals have a talented group of young arms to put behind ace Adam Wainwright and Kelly is a good bet to make the rotation next season, but it's far from a guarantee that he will stick if he ends up solidifying a spot when spring training breaks in March.

2013

Kelly started 16 games for the Cardinals last year and threw eight in relief, where he was far more successful. In 91.1 innings as a starter, he had a respectable 3.74 ERA but a not-as-respectable 1.41 WHIP and 59:32 K:BB. Meanwhile, as a reliever, he threw 15.2 innings and finished with a 2.30 ERA, 1.21 WHIP and 16:4 K:BB ratio. Naturally, the Cardinals are planning on using him as a starter this year. He's still just 24, and has room to grow, but it would be nice to see the K:BB ratio improve a bit before throwing him into the rotation for good.