Joe Kelly
Birthdate: 6/9/1988 (28 y, 8 m, 12 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-1/175     Position: P
Drafted: 2009 June Amateur Draft - Round: 3, Pick: 18, Overall: 98, Team: St. Louis Cardinals
Contract: $2.8M / 1 Years (2017)
RotoWire News: Kelly shortened the arm action in his delivery last season when he was moved to the bullpen full time, Brian MacPherson of the Providence Journal reports. After moving to the pen, Kelly had a 1.02 ERA and 1.019 WHIP, striking out 21 and walking five over 17.2 innings. (2/21/2017)
Profiles:  2013  2014  2015  2016  (Click Year to Expand / Close)

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SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2009Cardinals (A-)16000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2010Cardinals (A)27000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2011Cardinals (A+)12000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2011Cardinals (AA)111301007.7 %23.1 %.000.375.273.333.273.28870    
2012Cardinals (AAA)121300107.7 %23.1 %.000.429.300.364.300.31481    
2012Cardinals293503200.0 %37.1 %.061.250.152.152.212.157-90.0-4.63.70.0
2012Cardinals7000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2013Cardinals404004200.0 %20.0 %.030.192.152.171.182.158-90.0-4.93.90.0
2013Cardinals4801000.0 %62.5 %.000.333.125.125.125.111-42    
2014Cardinals (AAA)3300000.0 %33.3 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
20142 Teams171800010.0 %11.1 %.063.286.250.294.313.275710.2-0.41.80.2
    2014Cardinals71400000.0 %7.1 %.083.182.167.231.250.223380.0-1.01.40.1
    2014Red Sox10400010.0 %25.0 %.000.667.500.500.500.4461870.20.60.40.1
2015Red Sox (AAA)4000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2015Red Sox25500100.0 %40.0 %.000.333.200.200.200.176-20.0-0.60.50.0
2016Red Sox (A-)3000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2016Red Sox (AAA)17000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2016Red Sox20000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2016Red Sox3000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
Total- - -1319807510.0 %25.5 %.046.238.172.189.218.18160.2-10.510.00.3
Postseason- - -14801000.0 %62.5 %.000.333.125.125.125.111-42    

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009Cardinals (A-)16000000000000000000.000
2010Cardinals (A)27000000000000000000.000
2011Cardinals (A+)12000000000000000000.000
2011Cardinals (AA)1111133300010103001000.273
2012Cardinals (AAA)1210133300001103002000.300
2012Cardinals29333553200320013002000.152
2012Cardinals7000000000000000000.000
2013Cardinals4033405410042008115000.152
2013Cardinals4881100010005000000.125
2014Cardinals (AAA)3230000000001001000.000
20142 Teams1716184310000002101010.250
    2014Cardinals712142110000001101000.167
    2014Red Sox10442200000001000010.500
2015Red Sox (AAA)4000000000000000000.000
2015Red Sox25551100001002000000.200
2016Red Sox (A-)3000000000000000000.000
2016Red Sox (AAA)17000000000000000000.000
2016Red Sox20000000000000000000.000
2016Red Sox3000000000000000000.000
Total- - -13187981511400750025218010.172
Postseason- - -14881100010005000000.125

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009Cardinals (A-)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2010Cardinals (A)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2011Cardinals (A+)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2011Cardinals (AA)7.7 %23.1 %0.33.273.333.273.606.0001.1.375  0.01-0.5.28870
2012Cardinals (AAA)7.7 %23.1 %0.33.300.364.300.664.0000.1.429  0.01-0.3.31481
2012Cardinals0.0 %37.1 %0.00.152.152.212.364.0612.6.250  0.00-4.5.157-9
2012Cardinals0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297     .315 
2013Cardinals0.0 %20.0 %0.00.152.171.182.353.0302.6.192  0.00-4.9.158-9
2013Cardinals0.0 %62.5 %0.00.125.125.125.250.0002.6.333  0.00-1.3.111-42
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297     .314 
2014Cardinals (AAA)0.0 %33.3 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.9.000-100
20142 Teams0.0 %11.1 %0.00.250.294.313.607.0634.6.286  0.21-0.5.27571
    2014Cardinals0.0 %7.1 %0.00.167.231.250.481.0830.1.182  0.01-0.9.22338
    2014Red Sox0.0 %25.0 %0.00.500.500.5001.000.0005.0.667  0.210.4.446187
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299     .310 
2015Red Sox (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2015Red Sox0.0 %40.0 %0.00.200.200.200.400.0000.1.333  0.00-0.5.176-2
2015Average7.7 %20.4 %0.38.254.317.405.721.1504.8.299     .313 
2016Red Sox (A-)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2016Red Sox (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2016Red Sox0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2016Red Sox0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2016Average8.2 %21.1 %0.39.255.322.417.739.1624.9.300     .318 
Total- - -0.0 %25.5 %0.00.172.189.218.407.0464.8.238  0.21-10.4.1816
Postseason- - -0.0 %62.5 %0.00.125.125.125.250.0002.6.333  0.00-1.3.111-42

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2012Cardinals2.605.3 %68.4 %26.3 %0.0 %0.0 %15.4 %0.0 %18.2 %50.0 %31.8 %18.2 %63.6 %18.2 %
2012Cardinals0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2013Cardinals1.7120.8 %50.0 %29.2 %0.0 %0.0 %8.3 %0.0 %38.7 %22.6 %38.7 %25.8 %64.5 %9.7 %
2013Cardinals2.000.0 %66.7 %33.3 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
20142 Teams4.0016.7 %66.7 %16.7 %0.0 %0.0 %12.5 %0.0 %26.7 %40.0 %33.3 %40.0 %60.0 %0.0 %
    2014Cardinals3.0011.1 %66.7 %22.2 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %33.3 %41.7 %25.0 %41.7 %58.3 %0.0 %
    2014Red Sox2.0033.3 %66.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %33.3 %66.7 %33.3 %66.7 %0.0 %
2015Red Sox2.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %33.3 %33.3 %33.3 %66.7 %33.3 %0.0 %
2016Red Sox0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2016Red Sox0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
Total- - -2.5014.0 %61.4 %24.6 %0.0 %0.0 %11.4 %0.0 %29.6 %35.2 %35.2 %28.2 %62.0 %9.9 %
Postseason- - -2.000.0 %66.7 %33.3 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2012Cardinals135102303097127
2012Cardinals0000000000
2013Cardinals127501703398131
2013Cardinals210100082129
20142 Teams8220130133952
    2014Cardinals6210030102939
    2014Red Sox201010031013
2015Red Sox200001051116
2016Red Sox0000000000
2016Red Sox0000000000
Total- - -351480414081245326
Postseason- - -210100082129

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2012Cardinals-0.41-0.760.36-3.52-0.381.051.822-0.440.05
2012Cardinals          
2013Cardinals-0.43-0.600.17-4.59-0.490.872.181-0.510.01
2013Cardinals-0.23-0.240.01-2.20-0.251.24 0-0.14-0.04
20142 Teams-0.03-0.200.17-1.25-0.150.73 0-0.120.08
    2014Cardinals-0.11-0.160.05-1.98-0.230.57 0-0.17-0.01
    2014Red Sox0.08-0.040.120.730.081.18 00.050.01
2015Red Sox-0.01-0.140.13-0.17-0.021.77 0-0.070.06
2016Red Sox          
2016Red Sox       0  
Total- - --0.88-1.700.82-9.53-1.030.951.943-1.140.22
Postseason- - --0.23-0.240.01-2.20-0.251.24 0-0.14-0.04

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2012Cardinals66.9% (91.2)11.0% (83.4)0.8% (84.0)15.0% (73.6)5.5% (77.3)0.8% (87.0)  
2013Cardinals76.3% (92.0)6.9% (82.8)6.1% (88.5)8.4% (75.2)2.3% (79.7)   
20142 Teams69.2% (91.5)11.5% (82.0)1.9% (86.0)1.9% (76.0)13.5% (81.3)1.9% (86.0)  
    2014Cardinals66.7% (91.6)12.8% (81.6)  17.9% (81.3)2.6% (86.0)  
    2014Red Sox76.9% (91.4)7.7% (84.0)7.7% (86.0)7.7% (76.0)    
2015Red Sox81.3% (92.1)  12.5% (81.5)6.3% (87.0)   
2016Red Sox        
Total- - -71.8% (91.6)8.9% (82.9)3.1% (87.8)10.1% (74.7)5.5% (79.8)0.6% (86.5)  

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2012Cardinals32.3 %19.7 %5.5 %  11.0 %11.0 %13.4 %  7.1 %   
2013Cardinals50.8 %20.0 %3.9 %  3.9 %10.0 %7.7 %  3.9 %   
20142 Teams25.0 %34.6 %11.5 %   11.5 %1.9 % 1.9 %13.5 %   
    2014Cardinals28.2 %35.9 %2.6 %   12.8 %  2.6 %18.0 %   
    2014Red Sox15.4 %30.8 %38.5 %   7.7 %7.7 %      
2015Red Sox81.3 %      12.5 %  6.3 %   
2016Red Sox              
Total- - -40.9 %21.2 %5.5 %  5.9 %10.2 %9.2 % 0.3 %6.8 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2012Cardinals91.590.589.9  90.183.173.0  78.5  
2013Cardinals92.093.086.2  92.184.675.2  80.9  
20142 Teams90.592.688.8   81.876.3 58.181.2  
    2014Cardinals90.192.885.7   81.3  58.181.2  
    2014Red Sox92.891.889.4   84.076.3     
2015Red Sox91.9      81.6  87.3  
2016Red Sox             
Total- - -91.792.088.5  90.683.474.4 58.180.3  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2012Cardinals-3.30.00.0-0.5-0.5-0.2 -3.88-0.132.40-2.80-6.61-19.21 
2013Cardinals-3.9-0.1-0.60.3-0.4  -3.85-1.54-7.962.94-14.69  
20142 Teams-0.70.40.5-0.1-0.40.0 -2.016.5545.95-5.40-6.072.24 
    2014Cardinals-0.90.5  -0.40.0 -3.3310.02  -6.072.24 
    2014Red Sox0.1-0.10.5-0.1   1.42-10.8445.95-5.40   
2015Red Sox-0.1  -0.2-0.2  -0.76  -9.20-19.22  
2016Red Sox              
Total- - --8.00.2-0.2-0.4-1.5-0.2 -3.410.81-1.54-1.36-8.45-8.48 

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2012Cardinals-0.9-1.4-0.6  -0.6-1.0-0.5  0.4  
2013Cardinals-2.9-0.2-0.6  -0.6-0.20.3  -0.6  
20142 Teams-0.7-0.10.8   0.4-0.1 -0.2-0.4  
    2014Cardinals-0.4-0.1-0.1   0.5  -0.2-0.4  
    2014Red Sox-0.20.00.9   -0.1-0.1     
2015Red Sox-0.1      -0.2  -0.2  
2016Red Sox             
Total- - --4.6-1.8-0.3  -1.2-0.7-0.5 -0.2-0.8  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2012Cardinals-2.12-5.63-8.10  -4.20-6.83-3.17  4.40  
2013Cardinals-4.43-0.79-11.53  -11.64-1.323.22  -11.99  
20142 Teams-5.21-0.7813.67   6.58-5.45 -23.98-6.11  
    2014Cardinals-4.02-0.76-5.77   10.08  -23.98-6.11  
    2014Red Sox-11.74-0.8617.56   -10.91-5.45     
2015Red Sox-0.76      -9.06  -18.91  
2016Red Sox             
Total- - --3.43-2.54-1.80  -6.16-2.22-1.51 -23.98-3.73  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2012Cardinals50.0 %76.2 %63.0 %65.6 %79.2 %73.8 %49.6 %77.1 %16.5 %
2012Average30.3 %64.7 %45.6 %66.8 %87.2 %79.6 %44.4 %59.8 %9.2 %
2013Cardinals41.7 %50.7 %46.6 %80.0 %75.0 %77.1 %54.2 %62.5 %10.7 %
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
20142 Teams39.1 %58.6 %50.0 %66.7 %88.2 %80.8 %55.8 %61.1 %9.6 %
    2014Cardinals31.3 %65.2 %51.3 %80.0 %86.7 %85.0 %59.0 %64.3 %7.7 %
    2014Red Sox57.1 %33.3 %46.2 %50.0 %100.0 %66.7 %46.2 %50.0 %15.4 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Red Sox37.5 %37.5 %37.5 %33.3 %100.0 %66.7 %50.0 %60.0 %12.5 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Red Sox         
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -44.5 %60.8 %53.1 %69.6 %79.8 %75.7 %52.5 %67.4 %12.9 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2012Cardinals49.2 %75.8 %63.0 %60.0 %82.0 %73.8 %52.0 %19.5
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Cardinals42.0 %51.3 %47.7 %71.4 %80.5 %77.4 %61.5 %20.4
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
20142 Teams44.4 %52.9 %50.0 %62.5 %88.9 %80.8 %65.4 %19.0
    2014Cardinals33.3 %62.5 %51.3 %80.0 %86.7 %85.0 %61.5 %20.2
    2014Red Sox100.0 %30.0 %46.2 %33.3 %100.0 %66.7 %76.9 %15.6
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Red Sox30.0 %50.0 %37.5 %33.3 %100.0 %66.7 %37.5 %21.0
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Red Sox        
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -44.6 %60.2 %53.5 %62.9 %83.0 %75.9 %57.2 %19.9

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2012CardinalsP2416107.011192022300 8   .938 
2013CardinalsP3715124.013163032200 2   .906 
20142 TeamsP171796.1560000000 7   1.000 
    2014CardinalsP7735.0230000000 4   1.000 
    2014Red SoxP101061.1330000000 3   1.000 
2015Red SoxP2525134.120234221001 7   .915 
2016Red SoxP20640.0231010000 0   .833 
Total- - -P12379501.2516710285501 24   .922 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2012CardinalsP107.01  012              
2013CardinalsP124.00  00-1              
20142 TeamsP96.10  0-2-2              
    2014CardinalsP35.00  0-1-1              
    2014Red SoxP61.10  0-1-1              
2015Red SoxP134.11  056              
2016Red SoxP40.00  -1-1-2              
Total- - -P501.22  -133              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012CardinalsP107.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)33.3%      (3)100.0%     (2)100.0%      (1)100.0%    (16)
2013CardinalsP124.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)87.5%    (16)
20142 TeamsP96.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (5)
    2014CardinalsP35.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (3)
    2014Red SoxP61.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (2)
2015Red SoxP134.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)66.7%     (3)100.0%      (7)91.7%    (12)
2016Red SoxP40.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%     (1)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (2)
Total- - -P501.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)40.0%      (5)85.7%     (7)100.0%    (11)94.1%    (51)

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2012Cardinals-4.60.0 3.7-4.63.70.11.00.20.0$0.1 
2013Cardinals-4.90.0 3.9-4.93.90.01.10.20.0$0.2 
20142 Teams-0.60.2 1.8-0.41.80.00.52.00.2$1.7 
    2014Cardinals-1.00.0 1.4-1.01.40.00.40.90.1$0.7 
    2014Red Sox0.40.2 0.40.60.40.00.11.10.1$0.9 
2015Red Sox-0.60.0 0.5-0.60.50.00.10.10.0$0.1 
2016Red Sox0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
Total- - --10.60.2 10.0-10.510.00.12.82.50.3$2.1 

  • $2.8m / 1 Years (2017) (Edit)
    • signed by Boston Red Sox on 1/13/2017 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2017: $2.8M
    • Source: twitter.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $2.6m / 1 Years (2016) (Edit)
    • signed by Boston Red Sox on 1/15/2016 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2016: $2.6M
    • Originally Reported By: Rob Bradford
    • Source: fullcount.weei.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.6m / 1 Years (2015) (Edit)
    • signed by Boston Red Sox on 3/8/2015 (League Minimum)
    • 2015: $0.6M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by St. Louis Cardinals on 1/1/2014 (League Minimum)
    • 2014: $0.5M
    • Agent / Agency: Sam & Seth Levinson of ACES
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2013) (Edit)
    • signed by St. Louis Cardinals on 3/1/2013 (League Minimum)
    • 2013: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2012) (Edit)
    • signed by St. Louis Cardinals (League Minimum)
    • 2012: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
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  • 2009 June Amateur Draft - Round: 3, Pick: 18, Overall: 98
    • Team: St. Louis Cardinals
    • School: UC Riverside