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Joe Kelly # - SP


  • Age: 26
  • DOB: 1988/06/09
  • POB: Anaheim, CA
  • Height: 6-1 Weight: 175lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 2
  • Drafted by St. Louis in 2009 (3rd round).
  • Current Status: On roster
  • Performance: Kelly is cold (0-1, 8.38 in last 9.2IP).
Year to date772200035.0411917310251.464.37
On Pace11113300053.063292651538-4.37

Scouting Report

AssetsThrows strikes consistently and can induce plenty of groundball outs because he keeps the ball down.
FlawsLacks a dominant strikeout pitch, and also lacks ideal size for a big-league pitcher.
Career potentialAverage right-hander with a little upside.

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/07/31Acquired from the St. Louis Cardinals.
2014/07/11Missed 78 games (left hamstring injury).
2014/06/25Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (left hamstring injury).
2014/04/17Left hamstring injury, 15-day DL.
2012/06/10Contract purchased from Memphis (AAA).
2012/03/14Assigned by the St. Louis Cardinals to their minor league camp.
2011/03/21Assigned by the St. Louis Cardinals to their minor league camp.
2011/01/14Signed by the St. Louis Cardinals to a minor league contract.


2014/07/31Boston Red Sox traded John Lackey, Corey Littrell and cash considerations to the St. Louis Cardinals for Allen Craig and Joe Kelly.
2009/06/09Drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 3rd round (98th overall) in 2009.

Career Stats

2014St. LouisNL772200035.0411917310251.464.37
2013St. LouisNL3715105000124.012442371044791.352.69
2012St. LouisNL241657000107.011250421036751.383.53
2011Palm BeachA12115200072.2562621134621.242.60
2010Quad CitiesA261868100103.11036653345921.434.62


GP - games played
GS - games started
W - wins
L - losses
SV - saves
CG - complete games
SHO - shutouts
IP - innings pitched
H - hits
R - runs
ER - earned runs
HR - homeruns
BB - walks or base on balls
K - strikouts
WHIP - walks and hits per inning pitched
ERA - earned runs avverage

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