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Birth Date4-16-1993
Height6' 1"
Weight215 lbs
Age23 years, 4 months, 9 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2012
2013
2014
1.42015
0.72016
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2015 TEX MLB 68 0 60.3 7 5 1 52 18 68 4 .262 106 7.8 2.7 0.6 10.1 54% .314 .223 1.16 2.61 2.39 76 2.74 1.4
2016 TEX MLB 22 0 21.3 4 1 0 18 11 32 4 .266 105 7.6 4.6 1.7 13.5 51% .298 .274 1.36 4.36 7.59 77 2.80 0.6
CareerMLB90081.7116170291008.2631067.73.20.911.053%.310.2371.213.073.75762.772.0

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2012 RNG Rk 9 0 11.3 0 1 0 4 4 15 0 .267 98 3.2 3.2 0.0 11.9 65% .174 .154 0.71 3.04 1.59
2013 HIC A 12 0 18.7 2 2 1 18 6 20 0 .270 103 8.7 2.9 0.0 9.6 51% .340 .221 1.29 2.62 2.41
2013 SPO A- 12 0 16.7 1 2 2 17 6 26 1 .271 93 9.2 3.2 0.5 14.0 67% .381 .291 1.38 2.60 3.78
2013 RNG Rk 3 0 3.7 2 0 0 8 3 6 0 .257 99 19.6 7.4 0.0 14.7 69% .615 .368 3.00 4.00 7.36
2014 MYR A+ 8 0 10.3 0 1 5 9 4 13 0 .260 93 7.8 3.5 0.0 11.3 37% .333 .250 1.26 2.16 2.61
2014 FRI AA 36 0 38.7 2 1 5 22 27 55 1 .258 100 5.1 6.3 0.2 12.8 50% .259 .216 1.27 2.86 1.86
2015 TEX MLB 68 0 60.3 7 5 1 52 18 68 4 .262 106 7.8 2.7 0.6 10.1 54% .314 .223 1.16 2.61 2.39
2015 FRI AA 2 0 2.0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 .241 119 4.5 0.0 0.0 9.0 60% .200 .105 0.50 1.30 0.00
2016 TEX MLB 22 0 21.3 4 1 0 18 11 32 4 .266 105 7.6 4.6 1.7 13.5 51% .298 .274 1.36 4.36 7.59
2016 FRI AA 3 0 3.0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 .226 3.0 0.0 0.0 12.0 44% .111 .164 0.33 1.49 0.00
2016 ROU AAA 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 .266 9.0 0.0 0.0 27.0 100% 1.000 .200 1.00 -2.27 0.00

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2015 1017 0.4651 0.4916 0.7080 0.6279 0.3732 0.8721 0.4680 0.2920
2016 390 0.4641 0.4077 0.6667 0.5580 0.2775 0.8119 0.4138 0.3333
Career14070.46480.46830.69660.60850.34670.85540.4530.3034

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-06-13 2014-06-25 Minors 12 0 Left Lower Leg Strain Calf -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 TEX $518,000
2015 TEX $507,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$507,500
2011Current$518,000
2 yrPvs + Cur$1,025,500
2 yrTotal$1,025,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 0 dWasserman Media Group1 year/$0.518M (2016)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.518M (2016). Re-signed by Texas 2/27/16.
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015). Contract selected by Texas 4/5/15.
  • Drafted by Texas 2012 (12-396) (Everett CC, Wash.). $0.1M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .289 .373 .367 .267
11 vs R (Multi) .194 .229 .299 .191
18 Split (Multi) .095 .144 .068 .075
19 LgAvg (Multi) .009 .023 .019 .016
30 vs L (2015) .289 .373 .367 .267
31 vs R (2015) .194 .229 .299 .191
38 Split (2015) .095 .144 .068 .075
39 LgAvg (2015) .009 .024 .022 .017

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BP Articles

Keone Kela is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessCloser Report: Week 21Matt Collins2016-08-23
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep League Report: Week 20Scooter Hotz2016-08-16
Expert FAAB Review: Week 19George Bissell2016-08-09
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessCloser Report: Week 19Matt Collins2016-08-09
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessCloser Report: Week 16Matt Collins2016-07-19
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessUpdating the Tiers: Relief PitchersBret Sayre2016-05-25
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessCloser Report: Week SevenMatt Collins2016-05-17
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessCloser Report: Week FourMatt Collins2016-04-26
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Stash List: Third Edition, 2016J.J. Jansons2016-04-22
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessCloser Report: Week TwoMatt Collins2016-04-19
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: Second Edition, 2016J.J. Jansons2016-04-14
Transaction Analysis: The Ghosts of Bros PastNicolas Stellini2016-04-13
Transaction Analysis: The Ghosts of Bros PastMatthew Trueblood2016-04-13
Transaction Analysis: The Ghosts of Bros PastJames Fegan2016-04-13
Transaction Analysis: The Ghosts of Bros PastRian Watt2016-04-13
Transaction Analysis: The Ghosts of Bros PastChristopher Crawford2016-04-13
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessCloser Report: Week TwoMatt Collins2016-04-12
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: First Edition, 2016J.J. Jansons2016-04-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessCloser Report: Week OneMatt Collins2016-04-05
Rumor Roundup: Panda EndangeredNicolas Stellini2016-04-01
Fantasy Staff Picks: Breakouts, Busts, and Bold PredictionsBP Fantasy Staff2016-03-30
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessMy Model Portfolio: $30-Plus Players Need Not ApplyMatt Collins2016-03-29
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 75 Relief PitchersBret Sayre2016-03-10
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe -Only League Landscape: American League RelieversMike Gianella2016-03-10
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Three-Year Projections: Top 40 Relief PitchersGreg Wellemeyer2016-03-09
Internet Baseball Awards: FinSam Miller2016-01-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: All About That BassGeorge Bissell2015-11-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: All About That BassR.J. Anderson2015-11-17
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: The Rougned Show Goes Long: ALDS Game 2Kate Morrison2015-10-10
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: The Win That Left Beltre Crying: ALDS Game 1R.J. Anderson2015-10-09
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: ALDS Preview: Rangers vs. Blue JaysR.J. Anderson2015-10-08
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: September 18, 2015Daniel Rathman2015-09-18
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: The September Crash CourseBP Fantasy Staff2015-09-09
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: The September Crash CourseBP Prospect Staff2015-09-09
Expert FAAB Review: Week 21Mike Gianella2015-08-25
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: June 19, 2015Daniel Rathman2015-06-19
Expert FAAB Review: Week SevenMike Gianella2015-05-19
The Lineup Card: Eight Things We Learned in AprilBaseball Prospectus2015-05-06
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Daily Leagues and StrikeoutsJ.P. Breen2015-04-29
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week ThreeMike Gianella2015-04-20
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week ThreeKeith Cromer2015-04-20
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep League Report: Week OneKeith Cromer2015-04-10
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: A Shift in ColoradoChris Mosch2015-04-08
Expert FAAB Review: Week OneMike Gianella2015-04-07
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: Who Are These Guys?R.J. Anderson2015-04-07
Pre-Season Predictions: Staff Picks for 2015Baseball Prospectus2015-04-06
Notes from the Field: Last Looks From ArizonaMauricio Rubio2015-04-02
Every Team's Moneyball: Texas Rangers: Shortstop DepthKate Morrison2015-03-31
Spring Training Notebook: Cactus League: March 24, 2015BP Prospect Staff2015-03-24
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Relief Pitcher ProspectsCraig Goldstein2015-03-03
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Texas Rangers Top 10 ProspectsNick J. Faleris2015-01-28
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Texas Rangers Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2015-01-28
This article requires BP Premium accessMonday Morning Ten Pack: September 8, 2014BP Prospect Staff2014-09-08
Eyewitness Accounts: May 15, 2014BP Prospect Staff2014-05-15
Measuring Pitching with TrackMan: The Secrets of Fastball SpinZach Day2013-12-05
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Texas Rangers Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2013-11-11


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2016-06-20 16:00:00 (link to chat)Who is the best team you have seen in your scouting life?
(Larry from NC)
I will preface this by saying that I have not been scouting for that long. I have probably been unaware of the talent of other teams while at games.

But I will say 2014 Myrtle Beach Pelicans. I did my summer internship down there and attended far too many games. Here are the major leaguers from that team: Joey Gallo, Cody Ege, Odubel Herrera, Hanser Alberto, Alexander Claudio, Keone Kela, Chi Chi Gonzalez, Andrew Faulkner, Abel De Los Santos.

While these guys are not in the big leagues yet, they will be soon: Nick Williams, Lewis Brinson, Chris Bostick, Jorge Alfaro, Ryan Cordell, Jose LeClerc, Samuel Wolff

And some other interesting guys with value: Preston Beck, Victor Payano, Kellin Deglan, Michael De Leon, Christopher Garia, Chad Bell

Man was that team loaded... (Steve Givarz)
2016-01-27 19:00:00 (link to chat)Sim baseball: Whose rest-of-career would you prefer, Keone Kela or Antonio Osuna? Could Mychal Givens be close to those guys? Thanks!
(delatopia from the 415)
Assuming you mean Roberto, I'll go with Osuna because of the potential for him to start. They're very close though. Givens has the potential to get near that tier for sure, but it's hard to put him up there without seeing it first. (Matt Collins)
2015-02-12 19:00:00 (link to chat)This will be the first of many questions since I am occupied and bored. The other day on DFW radio Evan Grant said Keone Kela could be one of two guys(along with Chi Chi) who could debut in 2015 at some point. Agree/disagree and defend.
(Samuel from UTA Radio Studios)
I agree. Both pitchers need a bit of refinement in AAA before facing major league hitters, but I wouldn't be surprised if one or both of them were up by the end of the season. (Kate Morrison)
2015-02-12 19:00:00 (link to chat)Which trio of hard throwing relievers would you prefer? Keone Kela? Cam Bedrosian? R.J. Alvarez?
(Ian from NYC)
Which trio or which of the trio? I'll just rank them: Kela, Alvarez, Bedrosian. (Kate Morrison)
2013-12-17 13:00:00 (link to chat)Wilmer Font, Keone Kela or Matt West?
(TPX2 from Taiwan)
Kela has better stuff, which is pretty crazy to think about. (Jason Parks)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Keone Kela has thrown 1,566 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (96mph) and Curve (85mph). He also rarely throws a Change (90mph).