Merrill Kelly Arizona Diamondbacks

Age: 33 (October 14, 1988) | 6' 2" | 202lbs. | Throws: Right C-91
Tm Lg YEAR W L SV Hld G GS IP H HR BB SO ERA WHIP Rating BB/9 SO/9 BABIP G/L/F % $4x4 $5x5
TAM AAA 2014 9 4 0 0 28 15 114.0 107 10 37 108 2.76 1.26 1.23 2.9 8.5 .312 n/a
ARI NL 2019 13 14 0 0 32 32 183.0 184 29 57 158 4.43 1.32 1.40 2.8 7.8 .302 42/22/36 8 11
ARI NL 2020 3 2 0 0 5 5 31.1 26 5 5 29 2.59 0.99 1.15 1.4 8.3 .261 46/18/37 19 16
ARI CPX 2021 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.0 3 0 2 7 4.50 1.25 1.00 4.5 15.8 .412 n/a
ARI NL 2021 7 11 0 0 27 27 158.0 163 21 41 130 4.44 1.29 1.36 2.3 7.4 .310 44/22/34 2 6
ARI NL 2022 10 5 0 0 23 23 137.0 114 8 42 115 2.96 1.14 1.07 2.8 7.6 .281 45/18/37 18 16
Career 4yrs 33 32 0 0 87 87 509.1 487 63 145 432 3.92 1.24 1.28 2.6 7.6 .297 n/a
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Alec BohmCorey DickersonJames OutmanCarlos RodonJake Odorizzi
Alec BohmCorey DickersonJames OutmanCarlos RodonJake Odorizzi

Jul 31, 2022 Top Performers

Pitchers:

Carlos Rodon (SFG): 7.0 IP, 0 ER, 2 H, 0 BB, 10 K, 83 GmSc

Jake Odorizzi (HOU): 7.0 IP, 0 ER, 2 H, 2 BB, 8 K, 79 GmSc

Andre Pallante (STL): 8.0 IP, 0 ER, 5 H, 1 BB, 8 K, 79 GmSc

Merrill Kelly (ARI): 7.0 IP, 0 ER, 3 H, 2 BB, 8 K, 77 GmSc

Reid Detmers (LAA): 7.0 IP, 1 ER, 3 H, 3 BB, 12 K, 74 GmSc

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Alex Patton Alex
Aug 1

Last 4 starts in May 0-2 9.00 ERA 17 IP 11 BB 13 K

Other 16 starts 10-3 2.04 ERA 101.1 IP 25 BB 83 K

van wilhoite LVW
Jul 27

Merrill just wanted us to all remember who he really was last night.  Single handedly took me from 1st to 3rd.  Early season outings (good or bad) have an outsized impact.

joel schreier jschri
May 18

We all have our lackluster days.

05.18: Merrill Kelly surrendered eight runs on five hits over two innings inTuesday's loss to the Dodgers. (The Diamondbacks handed Kelly a 2-0 advantage heading to the bottom of the first inning, but he dropped it almost immediately, yielding a two-run single to Trea Turner. Things only devolved from that point onward, with the Dodgers plating five more runs in the second inning, three of which came home on a three-run homer by Edwin Rios. Kelly finished out his short outing having struck out two and walked four. He'll carry a 3.27 ERA (jumped up from 1.71), 1.27 WHIP and 40/15 K/BB ratio (44 innings) into a road outing with the Cubs next time he toes the rubber, as he looks to rebound from Tuesday's lackluster effort. )

Alex Patton Alex
May 18

Merrill Kelly (P) AZ - May. 11
https://www.rotowire.com/baseball/player.php?id=15800

Kelly pitched five innings, surrendering three runs on seven hits and two walks while striking out two in the loss to the Marlins on Wednesday. He did not factor into the decision.

ROTOWIRE RECOMMENDS: Kelly gave up a two-run homer to Joey Wendle in the first inning and then an RBI single to Jacob Stallings the next frame. The outing was his shortest since his first start of the year April 8 and the two punchouts were his least of the season. After posting four straight quality starts, a stretch where he produced a 1.63 ERA and 0.98 WHIP with 21 strikeouts over 27.2 innings, the streak was snapped Wednesday.

Alex Patton Alex
May 12

Quality Starts are a dime a dozen this year. But a complete game? Merrill's would have been the third.

 
 
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Eugenio SuarezRandy ArozarenaManuel MargotLuis GarciaMerrill Kelly
Eugenio SuarezRandy ArozarenaManuel MargotLuis GarciaMerrill Kelly

May 6, 2022 Top Performers

Pitchers:

Luis Garcia (HOU): 7.0 IP, 1 ER, 2 H, 2 BB, 9 K, 74 GmSc

Merrill Kelly (ARI): 8.2 IP, 1 ER, 7 H, 2 BB, 8 K, 72 GmSc

Josh Winder (MIN): 6.0 IP, 0 ER, 3 H, 0 BB, 8 K, 72 GmSc

Eric Lauer (MIL): 6.1 IP, 1 ER, 2 H, 3 BB, 8 K, 68 GmSc

Chad Kuhl (COL): 6.0 IP, 1 ER, 3 H, 2 BB, 5 K, 65 GmSc

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Alex Patton Alex
May 7

In April there were five reasons to love Merrill Kelly. His worst start was a Quality Start.

Alex Patton Alex
May 1

He went for $5 in LABR and dropped to $1 in Tout, so what I know is, AP4 has to come down.

I enter the expert league prices in the program (Peter happily lets me) because whenever I see my bid is much higher or much lower, I tilt up or down, but I missed Merrill Kelly.

I tilt because it's quite possible the combined wisdom in the room knows something I don't know. That's the main reason. But there's a second reason. Even if I'm in love with a player no one else loves, I only want a bid limit that is high enough to get him. No reason to overdo it and get all giddy when I do get him. There's always the possibility the room is right and you're wrong. (I can tell you, way back in the beginning, when I allowed myself to get into a bidding war with one other owner -- a particular owner who also loved the rooks -- and I insisted on winning the war, I was invariably sorry.)

I like Merrill Kelly but there's certainly no reason that I can see to love him. I've changed AP4 to $5 and I'll keep an eye on him from now on in case that's too high.

Alex Patton Alex
Mar 25

In the latest update I'm up to $3. I like Kelly, he can pitch, but he's not dominant enough to sustain good outcomes. A streamer is what he is. LABR paid $5 for him, and also in the latest update, Tout Wars paid $1.

Peter Kreutzer Rotoman
Mar 25

Alex, what do you know about Kelly that the others don't?

joel schreier jschri
Mar 25