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Ty Kelly | Third Baseman | #15

Team: Philadelphia Phillies
Age / DOB:  (28) / 7/20/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 185
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
College: UC Davis
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 13 (0) / BAL
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Phillies recalled INF/OF Ty Kelly from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
Kelly will take the 25-man roster spot left vacant by starting pitcher Aaron Nola, who landed on the 10-day disabled list Tuesday with a lower back strain. Kelly, 28, is a .237/.347/.339 career hitter at the major league level. He was acquired from the Blue Jays last week for cash considerations. Apr 25 - 5:31 PM

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Phillies acquired INF/OF Ty Kelly from the Blue Jays for cash considerations.

Kelly was designated for assignment by the Jays on Friday. Given the injury to Howie Kendrick, Kelly's versatility could be appealing to the Phillies in the short-term and it wouldn't be surprising to see him work his way into a bench role.
Apr 22 - 2:51 PM

Blue Jays designated INF/OF Ty Kelly for assignment.

The versatile Kelly was only with the club as an extra bench bat for a couple of days until they needed another starter. He'll presumably pass through waivers unclaimed and continue to provide depth at Triple-A.
Apr 21 - 7:20 PM

Blue Jays recalled INF/OF Ty Kelly from Triple-A Buffalo.

He'll take the place of the injured J.A. Happ (elbow) on the active roster. Kelly was claimed off waivers from the Mets earlier this month and will serve in a utility role. He's not fantasy relevant.
Apr 18 - 3:38 PM

Blue Jays claimed INF/OF Ty Kelly off waivers from the Mets.

Kelly had been designated for assignment. The utility player will provide depth at Triple-A Buffalo.
Apr 10 - 4:38 PM

Mets designated INF/OF Ty Kelly for assignment.

Kelly's stay as a reserve bat on the Mets' bench was a brief one. He'll presumably clear waivers and continue to provide depth at Triple-A.
Apr 7 - 11:53 PM

Mets purchased the contract of INF/OF Ty Kelly from Triple-A Las Vegas.

Kelly was removed from the 40-man roster prior to spring training but played his way back on it. He'll serve as a utility player.
Apr 2 - 2:00 PM

Mets sent INF/OF Ty Kelly outright to Triple-A Las Vegas.

Kelly successfully passed through waivers after being designated for assignment late last week. He'll remain with the club as a non-roster invite this spring and will provide depth at the Triple-A level to begin 2017.
Feb 14 - 3:06 PM

Mets designated INF/OF Ty Kelly for assignment.

The move clears a roster spot for lefty reliever Jerry Blevins, who was officially re-signed to a one-year, $6.5 million free agent contract on Thursday. Kelly should draw interest on waivers because of his defensive versatility. He batted .241/.352/.345 in 71 major league plate appearances last season with the Mets.
Feb 9 - 3:01 PM

Mets recalled INF/OF Ty Kelly from Triple-A Las Vegas.

Kelly has batted .245/.345/.367 with one homer over 58 plate appearances in the big this season. He'll give the club some versatility in September.
Fri, Sep 2, 2016 08:32:00 AM

Mets optioned INF Ty Kelly to Triple-A Las Vegas.

Kelly was only with the club in an emergency depth role due to the massive amount of injuries that the Mets were forced to deal with in their infield. He'll bide his time at Triple-A for a few weeks and should return in a reserve role once rosters expand in September.
Fri, Aug 19, 2016 08:17:00 PM

Mets recalled INF Ty Kelly from Triple-A Las Vegas.

Kelly has batted .148/.207/.259 in 29 plate appearances with the Mets this season. He'll provide some depth with Asdrubal Cabrera (knee) sidelined, but he's not fantasy relevant.
Tue, Aug 2, 2016 03:39:00 PM

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that the Mets are expected to call up Ty Kelly on Tuesday.

He'll provide some infield depth with Asdrubal Cabrera (knee) expected to hit the disabled list. Kelly has batted .148/.207/.259 in 29 plate appearances this season for New York.
Tue, Aug 2, 2016 10:17:00 AM

Mets optioned INF/OF Ty Kelly to Triple-A Las Vegas.

Kelly has batted .148/.207/.259 in 29 plate appearances this season for New York. Logan Verrett was activated Wednesday in a corresponding 25-man roster move.
Wed, Jun 22, 2016 10:40:00 AM

Mets recalled INF/OF Ty Kelly from Triple-A Las Vegas.

He's taking the place of Juan Lagares, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a torn thumb ligament. Kelly has had a few stints with the Mets this year, batting .174 over 23 at-bats. He's only played third base this season but could see time in the outfield with Lagares sidelined.
Thu, Jun 16, 2016 06:47:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Cameron Rupp
2Andrew Knapp
1B1Tommy Joseph
2Brock Stassi
2B1Cesar Hernandez
SS1Freddy Galvis
3B1Maikel Franco
2Andres Blanco
3Ty Kelly
LF1Howie Kendrick
2Daniel Nava
CF1Odubel Herrera
RF1Michael Saunders
2Aaron Altherr
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jeremy Hellickson
2Aaron Nola
3Jerad Eickhoff
4Vince Velasquez
5Zach Eflin
6Clay Buchholz
7Nick Pivetta
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Hector Neris
2Joaquin Benoit
3Jeanmar Gomez
4Pat Neshek
5Edubray Ramos
6Joely Rodriguez
7Mark Leiter