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Birth Date6-9-1988
Height6' 1"
Weight175 lbs
Age26 years, 1 months, 18 days
BatsR
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2010
2011
0.22012
0.92013
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
2012 SLN 24 24 16 107.0 91.3 15.7 5 7 0 0 10 0 457 112 50 42 10 168 36 34 3 75 3.53 4.04 4.99 1.9 0.2
2013 SLN 25 37 15 124.0 87.0 37.0 10 5 0 2 8 0 532 124 42 37 10 176 44 40 5 79 2.69 3.98 4.25 8.4 0.9
2014 SLN 26 6 6 30.0 30.0 0.0 2 1 0 0 2 0 134 34 15 13 2 47 9 9 3 20 3.90 3.85 4.16 2.3 0.2
Career6737261.0208.352.7171302200112327010792223918983111743.173.994.5412.61.3

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2009 BAT A- 16 2 30.3 4.74 91 .267 .246 .326 .355 .261 .351 103 2.7 0.3 2.7 0.3
2010 QUD A 26 18 103.3 5.75 83 .252 .256 .336 .378 .258 .337 108 3.9 0.4 3.9 0.4
2011 PMB A+ 12 11 72.7 4.93 89 .222 .257 .327 .373 .252 .275 93 -0.0 -0.0 -0.0 -0.0
2011 SFD AA 11 11 59.3 5.54 98 .274 .255 .328 .399 .253 .358 112 6.0 0.6 6.7 0.9
2012 SLN MLB 24 16 107.0 4.99 82 .268 .253 .313 .405 .258 .306 98 0.5 0.0 1.9 0.2
2012 MEM AAA 12 12 72.3 4.30 106 .245 .275 .337 .423 .269 .322 93 10.2 1.0 12.9 1.5
2013 SLN MLB 37 15 124.0 4.25 97 .253 .247 .308 .393 .256 .289 102 7.0 0.8 8.4 0.9
2014 SLN MLB 6 6 30.0 4.16 91 .294 .253 .315 .407 .273 .320 95 1.7 0.2 2.3 0.2
2014 MEM AAA 3 3 10.3 6.82 40 .233 .248 .308 .388 .252 .226 86 -0.8 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
2009 BAT A- 2 3 1 16 2 30.3 33 11 30 0 60% .351 9.8 3.3 0.0 8.9 1.45 4.75 2.7 0.3
2010 QUD A 6 8 1 26 18 103.3 103 45 92 3 66% .337 9.0 3.9 0.3 8.0 1.43 4.62 3.9 0.4
2011 SFD AA 6 4 0 11 11 59.3 70 25 51 7 57% .358 10.6 3.8 1.1 7.7 1.60 5.01 6.7 0.9
2011 PMB A+ 5 2 0 12 11 72.7 56 34 62 1 62% .275 6.9 4.2 0.1 7.7 1.24 2.60 -0.0 -0.0
2012 MEM AAA 2 5 0 12 12 72.3 75 21 45 2 56% .322 9.3 2.6 0.2 5.6 1.33 2.86 12.9 1.5
2012 SLN MLB 5 7 0 24 16 107.0 112 36 75 10 53% .306 9.4 3.0 0.8 6.3 1.38 3.53 1.9 0.2
2013 SLN MLB 10 5 0 37 15 124.0 124 44 79 10 52% .289 9.0 3.2 0.7 5.7 1.35 2.69 8.4 0.9
2014 SLN MLB 2 1 0 6 6 30.0 34 9 20 2 55% .320 10.2 2.7 0.6 6.0 1.43 3.90 2.3 0.2
2014 MEM AAA 0 0 0 3 3 10.3 8 6 4 1 56% .226 7.0 5.2 0.9 3.5 1.35 2.61 -1.0 -0.1

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
2012 1686 0.4947 0.4567 0.8390 0.6175 0.2993 0.9146 0.6863 0.1610
2013 1952 0.4739 0.4577 0.8455 0.6368 0.2960 0.9185 0.7039 0.1501
2014 501 0.4890 0.4280 0.8458 0.6000 0.2617 0.9048 0.7164 0.1495
Career41390.48420.45370.84290.62450.29320.91530.69820.1545

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-04-17 2014-07-11 60-DL 85 78 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2013-09-18 2013-09-22 DTD 4 4 Right Lower Leg Strain Calf - -
2013-04-08 2013-04-15 DTD 7 6 Right Hand Contusion Batted Ball - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 SLN $523,000
2013 SLN $490,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$490,000
2011Current$523,000
3 yrPvs + Cur$1,013,000
3 yrTotal$1,013,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 60 d1 year/$0.523M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.523M (2014). Re-signed by St. Louis 3/14.
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013). Re-signed by St. Louis 3/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by St. Louis 6/10/12.
  • Drafted by St. Louis 2009 (3-98) (UC-Riverside). $0.341M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .266 .331 .426 .270
11 vs R (Multi) .260 .327 .342 .246
18 Split (Multi) .007 .004 .084 .023
19 LgAvg (Multi) .010 .024 .026 .019
30 vs L (2013) .245 .306 .384 .242
31 vs R (2013) .270 .342 .354 .259
38 Split (2013) -.025 -.036 .031 -.016
39 LgAvg (2013) .010 .022 .028 .019

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Joe Kelly has thrown 4,560 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and the MLB Postseason. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (95mph), also mixing in a Curve (80mph), Fourseam Fastball (96mph) and Change (85mph). He also rarely throws a Slider (88mph).