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Joe Kelly | Relief Pitcher | #56

Team: Boston Red Sox
Age / DOB:  (28) / 6/9/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 188
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: California Riverside
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 3 (0) / STL
Contract: view contract details
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Red Sox GM Dave Dombrowski said that Joe Kelly could serve as a multi-inning swing man in 2017.
Dombrowski let on that the Red Sox are not currently looking to add a free agent swing reliever who could chew up chunks out of the pen. It makes sense that the team might want to simply use Kelly in that role. While he posted rocky results in six starts last season (8.46 ERA, 2.23 WHIP, 27/19 K/BB ratio in 22 1/3 innings), he found considerably more success out of the pen. In 17 2/3 relief frames, the 28-year-old right-hander posted a 1.02 ERA, 1.01 WHIP and 21/5 K/BB ratio. Nov 9 - 4:30 PM

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Season Stats
TMGGSWLSVHOLDIPHRERBBKCGSHOERAWHIP
BOS2064002404423232448005.181.70
Game Log
DateOppGGSWLSVIPHRERBBKCGSHOERAWHIP
Oct 1TOR100002.00000400.00.00
Sep 28@ NYY10000.2111010013.501.50
Sep 25@ TB101002.22000400.00.75
Sep 23@ TB100001.00000000.00.00
Sep 18NYY10000.21000000.001.50
Sep 15NYY101001.02001200.003.00
Sep 13BAL100002.01001200.001.00
Sep 10@ TOR100001.00001200.001.00
Sep 6@ SD100001.01000100.001.00
Season Totals (minors): Pitching
ClubClassGGSWLSVIPHRERBBKCGSHOERAWHIP
Lowell(NYP)A30000442215004.5001.250
Pawtucket(INT)AAA174112352966646001.5431.000
Career Trajectory

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Sandy Leon
2Blake Swihart
3Christian Vazquez
1B1Hanley Ramirez
2B1Dustin Pedroia
2Marco Hernandez
SS1Xander Bogaerts
2Deven Marrero
3B1Travis Shaw
2Pablo Sandoval
3Yoan Moncada
LF1Andrew Benintendi
2Brock Holt
3Chris Young
CF1Jackie Bradley
RF1Mookie Betts
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1David Price
2Rick Porcello
3Drew Pomeranz
4Steven Wright
5Eduardo Rodriguez
6Clay Buchholz
7Henry Owens
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Craig Kimbrel
2Fernando Abad
3Robbie Ross
4Matt Barnes
5Robby Scott
6Joe Kelly
7Heath Hembree
8Noe Ramirez
9Brandon Workman
10Carson Smith
11Kyle Martin
12Luis Ysla