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Merrill KellyTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Years: 2019-2019
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
PositionsP-125Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKenneth Merrill Kelly
Height6-2Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 14,1988 [31.055]PlaceHouston,Texas
High SchoolDesert Mountain (Scottsdale,AZ)
CollegeArizona State University (Tempe,AZ), Yavapai College (Prescott,AZ)

DraftedSelected by the Tampa Bay Rays [Team Picks] in the 8th round (251st overall) of the 2010 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Cleveland Indians [Team Picks] in the 22nd round (665th overall) of the 2009 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Baltimore Orioles [Team Picks] in the 37th round (1112th overall) of the 2007 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$125,000Signing ScoutsJayson Durocher
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2019-ARI-#15
MLB DebutApril 1,2019 [30.169]
OrganizationsTBA [5] ARI [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID129433Retrosheet IDkellm002MLBAM ID518876
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (38.99%) -- Curveball (21.34%) -- Cutter (16.61%) -- Changeup (12.83%) -- Sinker (10.06%) -- Slider (0.17%)
Fastball Velocity [2019] - 91.87
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts36Walks56Hittable68SO/BB46vsPower68Hitting0Durability78Team.537Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2008Yavapai CollegeACCACJr CollegeRel19505.5315015000070.0825443017550001.4110.54--2.197.073.241.000-
2009Yavapai CollegeACCACJr CollegeRel201011.4815015000097.0762416024880001.037.03--2.228.143.67.909-
2010Arizona StatePac10NCAA-1Jr35ST211034.23181800000100.0996047637786201.368.910.543.337.022.11.769-
2010Hudson Valley RenegadesNYPLA-tba-Rel21112.11716000021.0167505191100.986.75--2.118.023.80.500-
2010Bowling Green Hot RodsMidwAtba22S/R21017.16523000016.015151318100101.418.270.554.415.511.25.000-
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0124.301239000037.2312218113291201.177.410.243.116.932.23.333-
2011Charlotte Stone CrabsFSLA+tba30ST22873.28252320010129.01175247651704301.308.160.423.564.881.37.533-
2012Montgomery BiscuitsSouAAtba19S/R23833.5732923002088.0844135428616101.278.560.412.856.222.18.727-
2013Montgomery BiscuitsSouAAtba23ST24564.1513121000073.2543434331413001.156.600.373.795.011.32.455-
2013Durham BullsILAAAtba29ST24843.1915141000084.2743730434704101.287.870.433.617.442.06.667-
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST013103.64282620000157.012871647651117101.227.280.403.696.311.71.565-
2014Durham BullsILAAAtba23S/R25942.762815130030114.0107393510371088101.268.450.792.928.532.92.692-
2019Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBariST3013144.42323200000183.0184959029571584001.319.031.422.807.762.77.4811.27
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13144.42323200000183.0184959029571584001.319.031.422.807.762.77.4811.27
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter39263.4012576490060525.04672251992819437926801.257.970.483.316.471.95.600-
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1782.944329140030198.21817665147117812201.278.200.633.228.062.51.680-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1393.834521240020161.113875697591029101.227.670.393.285.671.73.591-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter873.28252320010129.01175247651704301.308.160.423.564.881.37.533-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter017.16523000016.015151318100101.418.270.554.415.511.25.000-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter112.11716000021.0167505191100.986.75--2.118.023.80.500-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2543.574818300000267.02571381066782216201.258.650.202.637.442.83.862-
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13144.42323200000183.0184959029571584001.319.031.422.807.762.77.481-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings16174.42383800000220.022111410835681905001.319.031.422.807.762.77.4851.27
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings16113.405232200030220.01959483128115811301.257.970.483.316.471.95.593-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2019Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari3030523100020022506002.019.056.019.0751060.037.000.038.0423.3341.6712.500.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter30523100020022506002.019.056.019.0751060.037.000.038.0003.3341.6712.500.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1622811650001100111350320011.019.056.019.07550324.037.000.038.0003.3341.6712.500.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2010Hudson Valley Renegades NYPLA-tba21P7---31-43.7500.43------7100.09.3
2010Bowling Green Hot Rods MidwAtba21P5---51-65.8331.00------5100.03.6
2011Charlotte Stone Crabs FSLA+tba22P25--1117132928.9661.12------25100.018.0
2012Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba23P32--5111-1716.9410.50------32100.023.4
2013Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba24P13--582-1513.8671.00------13100.09.3
2013Durham Bulls ILAAAtba24P15--511121716.9411.07------15100.010.4
2014Durham Bulls ILAAAtba25P28--1018223028.9331.00------28100.019.4
2019Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari30P32321832114423935.8971.090.193260.0-32100.019.8
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P32321832114423935.8971.090.193260.0-320.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P43--1529344744.9361.02------430.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P45--10193-3229.9060.64------450.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P25--1117132928.9661.12------250.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P5---51-65.8331.00------50.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P7---31-43.7500.43------70.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2010Hudson Valley Renegades NYPLA-tba217----------
2010Bowling Green Hot Rods MidwAtba215----------
2011Charlotte Stone Crabs FSLA+tba2225----------
2012Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba2332----------
2013Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba2413----------
2013Durham Bulls ILAAAtba2415----------
2014Durham Bulls ILAAAtba2528----------
2019Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari3032----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2013Salt River RaftersArizona Fall LgMinor24104.91909002011.01876239001.9114.731.642.457.363.005.731.000
2013Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB24000.0010100101.0000002000.000.000.000.0018.0000.00.000
2014Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB25201.8030300105.0411014101.007.200.001.807.204.001.801.000
2015SK WyvernsKoreaForeign2611104.13300301000181.018887831654139921.349.350.802.696.912.574.33.524
2016SK WyvernsKoreaForeign27983.68313100000200.120591821560152801.329.210.672.706.832.534.09.529
2017SK WyvernsKoreaForeign281673.60303000000190.020485761645189901.319.660.762.138.954.204.03.696
2019Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB30135.91660000021.12015141911001.378.440.423.804.641.226.33.250
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs104.91909002011.01876239001.9114.731.642.457.363.005.731.000
Korean League Totals - 3 yrs36253.809161301000571.3597263241471594802621.329.400.742.507.563.024.14.590
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs334.941064002027.324161511017101.247.900.333.295.601.705.27.500

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2019Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB3023010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs23010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-12-04PArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 2-year contract for 2019-2020 ($5.5m) [Free Agent] Was playing in Korea.30.051Team Roster on 2018-12-04
2014-12-28PFree Agent -InternationalContractSigned with SK Wyverns (Korea)26.075  
2014-12-28PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Rays26.075  
2014-08-31PTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)-Restricted--Placed on temporary inactive list25.321Team Roster on 2014-08-31
2014-08-21PTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)-Minors--Reinstated to active roster25.311Team Roster on 2014-08-21
2014-08-16PTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)-Restricted--Placed on temporary inactive list25.306Team Roster on 2014-08-16
2013-07-07PTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Durham (AAA)24.266Team Roster on 2013-07-07
2013-07-05PTampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Montgomery (AA)24.264Team Roster on 2013-07-05
2013-06-14PTampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Durham (AAA)24.243Team Roster on 2013-06-14
2012-06-11PTampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)-Minors--23.240Team Roster on 2012-06-11
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.