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Shawn Kelley

29-Year-Old Pitcher – New York Yankees

2014 Stats

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0-1

ERA

2.35

WHIP

0.78

K

6

SV

4

2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Kelley was a strikeout machine out of the Yankees' bullpen in 2013, punching out 71 in just 53.1 innings. Kelley's power stuff can go a long way in the opposite direction when batters make contact, as...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 220   DOB: 4/26/1984   BORN: Louisville, KY   COLLEGE: Austin Peay   DRAFTED: 13th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Shawn Kelley Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $1.765 million deal with the Yankees in January 2014, avoiding arbitration.

April 13, 2014  –  Shawn Kelley News

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Shawn Kelley 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
2007 23 A Eve 3 0 0 3.0 2 1 1 4 0 1 0 0 3.00 0.67
2007 23 A Wis 9 0 0 12.0 16 3 1 14 4 1 1 0 2.25 1.67
2008 24 A Wis 8 0 0 7.2 10 3 0 12 2 0 0 3 3.52 1.67
2008 24 A Hig 12 0 0 12.0 8 0 0 12 3 0 0 3 0.00 0.92
2008 24 AA WES 29 0 0 42.7 31 10 2 44 17 3 1 9 2.11 1.13
2009 25 R AZL 2 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2009 25 AAA TAC 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2009 25 MAJ SEA 41 0 0 46.0 45 23 9 41 9 5 4 0 4.50 1.17
2010 26 AAA Tac 3 0 0 3.2 1 2 0 6 3 0 0 1 0 0 4.91 1.25
2010 26 MAJ SEA 22 0 0 25.0 26 11 5 26 12 3 1 0 0 3 3.96 1.52
2011 27 AA Jac 12 2 0 3.0 4 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.00 1.33
2011 27 AAA Tac 12 0 0 14.2 11 3 3 15 6 1 0 0 0 0 1.84 1.20
2011 27 MAJ SEA 10 0 0 12.7 7 0 0 10 3 0 0 0 0 1 0.00 0.79
2012 28 AAA Tac 14 0 0 20.0 9 2 0 25 4 2 0 6 0 0 0.90 0.65
2012 28 MAJ SEA 47 0 0 44.3 43 16 5 45 15 2 4 0 2 6 3.25 1.31
2013 29 MAJ NYY 57 0 0 53.3 47 26 8 71 23 4 2 0 1 11 4.39 1.31
2014 30 MAJ NYY 9 0 0 7.7 6 2 0 6 0 0 1 4 0 2 2.35 0.78
2014 RotoWire Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Shawn Kelley
3-Year Averages MAJ   38 0 0 36.8 32 14 4 42 13 2 2 0 1 6 3.43 1.22
Career  (View All) MAJ   186 0 0 189.0 174 78 27 199 62 14 12 4 3.71 1.25

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Shawn Kelley Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Apr. 18 @TB 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.35 0.78
Apr. 16 ChC 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.45 0.82
Apr. 13 Bos 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.84 0.79
Apr. 12 Bos 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.38 0.94
Apr. 9 Bal 1.0 4 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.15 1.15
Apr. 7 Bal 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 0.00 0.30
Apr. 6 @Tor 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0.00 0.43
Apr. 3 @Hou 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0.00 0.00
Apr. 2 @Hou 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 14 Days
7 Games:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
6.3 6 2 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 0-1 4 0 1 2.84 0.95
Last 30 Days
9 Games:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
7.7 6 2 2 0 0 6 0 0 0 0-1 4 0 2 2.35 0.78
Last 60 Days
9 Games:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
7.7 6 2 2 0 0 6 0 0 0 0-1 4 0 2 2.35 0.78

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Shawn Kelley Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201396281220413.244
20125813913201.265
201119125100.294

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2013131431127805.225
201213232630614.252
201125612100.083

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201322.731032924.761.54
201222.010025312.050.82
20116.30003200.001.26

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201330.7110391464.111.14
201222.3140201244.431.79
20115.30004100.000.38
Shawn Kelley 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
2007 23 A Eve 3 0 3.0 12.00 0.00 0.00 3.00 100% 3.00 4.87 .183
2007 23 A Wis 9 0 12.0 10.50 3.00 3.50 0.75 89.5% 2.25 2.95 .431
2008 24 A Wis 8 0 7.2 15.00 2.50 6.00 0.00 75% 3.52 .70 .546
2008 24 A Hig 12 0 12.0 9.00 2.25 4.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.95 .268
2008 24 AA WES 29 0 42.7 9.28 3.59 2.59 0.42 82.6% 2.11 3.01 .275
2009 25 R AZL 2 2 2.0 13.50 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 .20 .000
2009 25 AAA TAC 1 0 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 3.20 .000
2009 25 MAJ SEA 41 0 46.0 8.02 1.76 4.56 1.76 0.56 68.9% 93.3 MPH 4.50 4.57 .289
2010 26 AAA Tac 3 0 3.2 16.88 8.44 2.00 0.00 50% 4.91 2.26 .249
2010 26 MAJ SEA 22 0 25.0 9.36 4.32 2.17 1.80 0.40 81.8% 92.7 MPH 3.96 5.28 .321
2011 27 AA Jac 12 2 3.0 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 2.20 .423
2011 27 AAA Tac 12 0 14.2 9.51 3.80 2.50 1.90 100% 1.84 5.10 .242
2011 27 MAJ SEA 10 0 12.7 7.11 2.13 3.33 0.00 0.65 100% 90.9 MPH 0.00 2.33 .214
2012 28 AAA Tac 14 0 20.0 11.25 1.80 6.25 0.00 84.6% 0.90 1.30 .223
2012 28 MAJ SEA 47 0 44.3 9.14 3.05 3.00 1.02 0.56 79.2% 92.4 MPH 3.25 3.65 .322
2013 29 MAJ NYY 57 0 53.3 11.98 3.88 3.09 1.35 0.74 71% 92.2 MPH 4.39 3.78 .329
2014 30 MAJ NYY 9 0 7.7 7.04 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.78 66.7% 91.3 MPH 2.35 1.63 .278
2014 Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Shawn Kelley
3-Year Averages MAJ   38 0 36.8 10.28 3.18 3.23 0.98 75.6% 3.43 3.39 .312
Career MAJ   186 0 189.0 9.48 2.95 3.21 1.29 75.6% 3.71 3.97 .306

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2014 Stat Review for Shawn Kelley    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2013 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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0.00 K/BB
TERRIBLE
7.04 K/9
WEAK
0.00 BB/9
ELITE
91.3 MPH Fastball
WEAK
0.0 HR/9
ELITE
0.78 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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2.35 ERA
GOOD
0.78 WHIP
ELITE
1.63 FIP
ELITE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.278 BABIP
AVERAGE
66.7% Strand Rate
LOW

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Career Pitcher vs. Batter Stats    (View All Matchup Data)

Worst Matchups for Shawn Kelley (by OPS against, min 3 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Yoenis Cespedes OAK 4 3 2 3 0 0 0 .750 2.250 3.000
David DeJesus TB 4 2 1 3 0 0 0 .500 1.500 2.000
Miguel Cabrera DET 6 3 1 1 2 2 0 .500 1.167 1.792
Alexei Ramirez CHI-A 5 4 0 3 0 0 0 .800 1.000 1.667
Delmon Young BAL 3 2 0 1 0 1 0 .667 1.000 1.667
Aaron Hill AZ 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 .333 1.333 1.667
Lorenzo Cain KC 3 1 1 2 0 2 0 .333 1.333 1.667
Alex Avila DET 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 .333 1.333 1.667
Scott Hairston WAS 3 1 1 4 0 1 0 .333 1.333 1.667
Mike Napoli BOS 7 3 1 2 0 3 0 .429 1.143 1.571

Best Matchups for Shawn Kelley (by OPS against, min 3 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Jarrod Saltalamacchia MIA 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Salvador Perez KC 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Colby Rasmus TOR 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Victor Martinez DET 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Michael Cuddyer COL 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Robert Andino PIT 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Chris Carter HOU 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 .000 .000 .000
George Kottaras CLE 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000
Jose Bautista TOR 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Chone Figgins LA 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000

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Shawn Kelley: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Yankees manager Joe Girardi said that Kelley, who pitched three of the last four days, is likely unavailable for Thursday's game against the Red Sox, Newday's Erik Boland reports.

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Kelley took the loss on Wednesday, surrendering four hits and two earned runs with one strikeout over one inning.

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Manager Joe Girardi said Kelley is "probably" unavailable to close Tuesday, Newday's David Lennon reports.

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Kelley recorded his first major league save Monday, retiring all three batters he faced, and will now be the Yankees' leading option as closer with David Robertson (groin) headed to the disabled list, Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports.

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With David Robertson going on the disabled list with a groin injury, Shawn Kelley earned the save Monday with a perfect ninth inning.

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Kelley appears to be the front runner to take over the eighth-inning job for the Yankees this season, according to the NY Daily News.

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Kelley and the Yankees avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1.765 million deal on Friday, Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports.

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Kelley (triceps) returned to the mound Sunday, holding the Red Sox scoreless on two hits while tallying a strikeout in the seventh inning in an eventual walk-off win for the Yankees.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Despite a 1.98 spring ERA, Kelley somewhat surprisingly didn't make the team out of camp last year. The reason stemmed from having a glut of right-handed middle relievers and it being his first full season following Tommy John surgery. As a result, Kelley found himself bouncing between Tacoma and Seattle. While in Seattle, though, he turned in quality bullpen work, posting a 9.1 K/9 in 47 appearances. His arm held up fine, and he heads into 2013 likely with increased bullpen work ahead. The Mariners are stocked with hard-throwing, late-inning right-handers, which could make Kelley expendable, but more likely he ends up in middle relief with his low-to-mid-90s fastball and outstanding slider that is equally effective against righties and lefties.

2012

Kelley made his way back to Seattle in September last year after undergoing partial Tommy John surgery in late 2010. He fared well in his limited work, setting him up for a late-inning bullpen job this season. The right-handed Kelley features a mid-90s fastball and an outstanding slider and is equally as tough on righties as he is on lefties. A healthy and productive spring will go a long way in cementing him as a set-up man for Brandon League.

2011

Kelley's a late-inning, right-handed reliever whose equally as tough on lefties as he is on righties. His season last year was cut short because of an elbow injury that eventually required surgery. In his first 17 appearances, he allowed five earned runs with 22 strikeouts and seven walks in 20 innings. Then the elbow acted up, and he allowed six earned runs with a 4:5 K:BB in his last five outings. Kelley, who features a mid-90s fastball and an outstanding slider, hopes to be ready for spring training, though that remains to be seen. If healthy, he'll likely slot into a setup role again.

2010

Kelley dazzled in spring training last year and not only earned a bullpen spot but garnered closer-of-the-future accolades as well. After allowing two earned runs in his first 11 appearances, he was sidelined most of May and June by an oblique injury. He returned in July, and after some initial struggles regained his stride by mid-summer, allowing just four walks in his last 23 appearances (27.1 IP) and stranding nine of 11 inherited runners. He has a mid-90s fastball and a slider that last year was rated by Baseball America as the best in Seattle's minor-league system. Kelley will return to a late-inning role, and if David Aardsma falters, could take over the ninth inning.