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Carson Kelly

24-Year-Old Catcher – St. Louis Cardinals

2018 Stats

AVG

.080

HR

0

RBI

2

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0

SB

0

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Catching prospects should essentially be considered guilty of being replacement-level fantasy options until proven innocent. Kelly was seen by almost every outlet as one of the top catching prospects ...

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 200   DOB: 7/14/1994   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   

June 4, 2018  –  Carson Kelly News

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Kelly was sent down to Triple-A Memphis on Monday, Rob Rains of StLSportsPage.com reports.

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Carson Kelly Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2012 17 R JOH 56 225 213 24 48 19 10 0 9 25 0 0 10 33 1 0 1 .225 .263 .399 .662
2013 18 A PEO 43 168 146 18 32 8 6 0 2 13 0 0 13 25 5 2 2 .219 .288 .301 .589
2013 18 A STA 70 299 271 35 75 21 16 1 4 32 1 0 20 31 2 0 6 .277 .340 .387 .727
2014 19 A PEO 98 415 363 41 90 27 17 4 6 49 1 0 37 54 4 4 7 .248 .326 .366 .692
2015 20 A+ PAL 108 419 389 30 85 27 18 1 8 51 0 0 22 64 0 5 3 .219 .263 .332 .595
2016 21 AA SPR 64 236 216 29 62 13 7 0 6 18 0 1 14 46 2 1 3 .287 .338 .403 .741
2016 21 AAA MEM 32 126 113 14 33 10 10 0 0 14 0 0 11 17 1 1 0 .292 .352 .381 .733
2016 21 MAJ STL 10 14 13 1 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 .154 .214 .231 .445
2017 22 AAA MEM 68 280 244 37 69 23 13 0 10 41 0 2 33 40 0 0 3 .283 .375 .459 .834
2017 22 MAJ STL 34 75 69 5 12 3 3 0 0 6 0 0 5 11 0 0 1 .174 .240 .217 .457
2018 23 AAA MEM 54 223 196 26 54 17 11 1 5 29 0 0 23 27 0 2 2 .276 .354 .418 .772
2018 23 MAJ STL 12 29 25 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 6 2 0 1 .080 .148 .080 .228
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3-Year Averages     22 44 41 3 7 2 2 0 0 3 0 0 2 6 0 0 1 .171 .227 .220 .447
Career  (View All)     56 118 107 6 16 4 4 0 0 9 0 0 6 19 2 0 3 .150 .216 .187 .402

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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Carson Kelly Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jun. 3 Pit Did not play.
Jun. 2 Pit 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .080 .148 .080 .228
Jun. 1 Pit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .087 .125 .087 .212
May. 31 Pit Did not play.
May. 30 @Mil 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .087 .125 .087 .212
May. 29 @Mil Did not play.
May. 28 @Mil Did not play.
May. 27 @Pit 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .091 .130 .091 .221
May. 26 @Pit Did not play.
May. 25 @Pit Did not play.
May. 23 KC Did not play.
May. 22 KC Did not play.
May. 21 KC Did not play.
May. 20 Phi Did not play.
May. 19 Phi Did not play.
May. 18 Phi Did not play.
May. 17 Phi Did not play.
May. 16 @Min Did not play.
May. 15 @Min 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .158 .111 .269
May. 13 @SD 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .063 .118 .063 .181
May. 12 @SD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .077 .000 .077
May. 11 @SD 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .077 .000 .077
May. 10 @SD 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .125 .000 .125
May. 8 Min 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .200
May. 7 Min 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250
May. 6 ChC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
May. 5 ChC Did not play.
Last 7 Games 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250
Last 14 Games 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .125 .000 .125
Last 30 Games 25 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 6 0 0 1 0 0 .080 .148 .080 .228
Carson Kelly Minors Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jul. 21 ColoSprings 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .200
Jul. 20 ColoSprings 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jul. 19 Iowa 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667
Jul. 17 Iowa 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .667 1.000
Jul. 16 Iowa 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jul. 14 Omaha 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Jul. 13 Omaha 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .667 .750 .667 1.417
Jul. 12 Omaha 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000
Jul. 7 Omaha 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .750 .750 .750 1.500
Jul. 6 Omaha 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000
Jul. 5 Omaha 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250
Jul. 4 Omaha 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .400 .800
Jul. 3 Iowa 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Jul. 2 Iowa 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .200
Jun. 30 Iowa 5 1 2 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 1.200 1.600
Jun. 29 Iowa 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .750 1.250
Jun. 28 ColoSprings 3 1 2 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .750 1.667 2.417
Jun. 26 ColoSprings 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .400 .250 .650
Jun. 25 ColoSprings 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jun. 24 New Orleans 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .200 .000 .200
Jun. 22 New Orleans 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 7 Days 19 3 2 1 0 0 2 1 5 0 0 0 0 .105 .150 .158 .308
Last 14 Days 30 6 7 1 0 0 3 1 5 0 0 1 1 .233 .273 .267 .540
Last 30 Days 79 12 22 3 0 2 11 6 10 0 0 1 1 .278 .333 .392 .725

Carson Kelly: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 11
2017 31
2016 10

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Carson Kelly: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 68
2018 52

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Carson Kelly Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018100010.100.100.200
2017100000.100.100.282
201631000.6671.0001.667

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018150010.067.067.243
2017595060.186.237.487
2016100010.000.000.091

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201860000.000.000.250
2017311020.129.129.358
201670010.000.000.000

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018190020.105.105.211
2017384040.211.289.539
201661000.333.500.929
Carson Kelly vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Carson Kelly Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2012 17 R JOH 225 213 4.4% 14.7% 0.30 85% .228 .174
2013 18 A PEO 168 146 7.7% 14.9% 0.52 83% .248 .082
2013 18 A STA 299 271 6.7% 10.4% 0.65 89% .301 .110
2014 19 A PEO 415 363 8.9% 13% 0.69 85% .274 .118
2015 20 A+ PAL 419 389 5.3% 15.3% 0.34 84% .239 .113
2016 21 AA SPR 236 216 5.9% 19.5% 0.30 79% .339 .116
2016 21 AAA MEM 126 113 8.7% 13.5% 0.65 85% .340 .089
2016 21 MAJ STL 14 13 0% 14.3% 0.00 85% .182 .077
2017 22 AAA MEM 280 244 11.8% 14.3% 0.83 84% .304 .176
2017 22 MAJ STL 75 69 6.7% 14.7% 0.45 84% .207 .043
2018 23 AAA MEM 223 196 10.3% 12.1% 0.85 86% .295 .142
2018 23 MAJ STL 29 25 3.4% 20.7% 0.17 76% .105 .000
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3-Year Averages     44 41 4.5% 13.6% 0.33 85% .200 .049
Career     118 107 5.1% 16.1% 0.32 82% .182 .037

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Carson Kelly Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
C 2017 162 1 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 71 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Carson Kelly    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.17 BB/K
TERRIBLE
3.4% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
20.7% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.228 OPS
TERRIBLE
.148 OBP
TERRIBLE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.080 AVG
TERRIBLE
.105 BABIP
LOW
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.080 SLG
TERRIBLE
.000 ISO
TERRIBLE

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Carson Kelly: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Kelly, who went 0-for-2 with a walk in a win over the Pirates on Saturday, is hitless in seven at-bats overall across the four games he's played since returning from a stint on the disabled list.

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Kelly (hamstring) was activated from the 10-day disabled list Saturday.

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Kelly (hamstring) is scheduled to begin a minor-league rehab assignment with Triple-A Memphis on Thursday, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

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Kelly (hamstring) could return from the 10-day disabled list when first eligible on Saturday, Joe Trezza of MLB.com reports.

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Kelly was placed on the 10-day disabled list Thursday with a hamstring injury, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

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Kelly went 1-for-2 with an RBI single in a loss to the Twins on Tuesday.

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Kelly is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Twins.

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Kelly, just called up from Triple-A Memphis on Sunday, is expected to handle the bulk of catching duties in the multi-week absence of Yadier Molina (groin), Joe Trezza of MLB.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

After performing as an above league-average hitter at Double-A (115 wRC+) and essentially a league-average hitter at Triple-A (98 wRC+), Kelly earned his first trip to the majors when rosters expanded in September. During his time with the big club, he went 2-for-14 across 10 games. He was also extremely impressive in the Arizona Fall League, where he hit .286/.387/.455 with three home runs and a 4:13 K:BB in 94 plate appearances. While it was exciting to see Kelly climb his way through the ranks of the Cardinals organization, Yadier Molina remains the unquestioned starting catcher in St. Louis. Kelly will compete with veteran Eric Fryer for the backup catcher spot in camp and may return to Memphis in order to continue to see the workload of a No. 1 catcher. If Molina were to get hurt, however, Kelly would figure to see the bulk of the action behind the dish and would become relevant in all two-catcher formats.

2015

In his first full season as a catching prospect, Kelly struggled to make an impact with Low-A Peoria. Kelly still holds a ton of potential as he's been playing professionally since he was 17. He's managed in increase his walk rate and decrease his strikeout rate each year since turning pro. Learning a new position is never easy, and catcher may be the most difficult so some growing pains are to be expected. Still the Cardinals brass along with Mike Matheny are impressed with his rapid improvement. Kelly will work with the Cardinals this winter to help improve his workout strategy. He's still one of the team's better prospects, but is likely several years away from helping in St. Louis.