Joe Kelly

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Los Angeles Dodgers Relief Pitcher Age: 33-234d Exp: 9.029 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 3 (#98 overall), 2009 College: California-Riverside Agent(s): Levinson brothers (ACES)

Inactive

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  • Previous Contracts

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    2021-2021Buyout

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,000,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2019-2022

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $25,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $8,333,333
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA

    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,825,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,825,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA

    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,800,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,800,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA

    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,600,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,600,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $603,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $603,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2014-2014Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $351,525
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $351,525
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $523,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $523,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $493,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $493,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $480,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $480,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2009-2009Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $341,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $341,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2009 Player Cash Earnings - $341,000 - $341,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 - - $480,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $493,000 - - $493,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $171,475 - - $171,475
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $351,525 - - $351,525
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $514,032 - - $514,032
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $2,600,000 - - $2,600,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $2,800,000 - - $2,800,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $2,601,613 - - $2,601,613
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $3,148,148 - - $3,148,148
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $8,500,000 - - $8,500,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (10 seasons)
    $28,659,793 $341,000 - $29,000,793
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $8,687,120 $341,000 - $9,028,120
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,324,525 - - $1,324,525
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $18,648,148 - - $18,648,148
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    07/29/2020 Player contract details by year 5 games $234,936 Intentionally throwing at Houston (HOU)
    04/12/2018 Player contract details by year Fighting 6 games $123,387 Role in a brawl against New York (NYY)
    11 $358,324
  • Transactions

    Nov 6 2021Los Angeles (LAD) declined a $12 million option for 2022
    Jul 29 2020Suspended 5 games for intentionally throwing at Houston (HOU), forfeiting $234,936 in 2020 salary with Los Angeles (LAD)
    Dec 13 2018Signed a 3 year $25 million contract with Los Angeles (LAD), including a $12M option for 2022
    Apr 12 2018Suspended 6 games for his role in a brawl against New York (NYY), forfeiting $123,387 in 2018 salary with Boston (BOS)
    Jan 12 2018Signed a 1 year $3.825 million contract with Boston (BOS), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 13 2017Signed a 1 year $2.8 million contract with Boston (BOS), avoiding arbitration
    Jan 15 2016Signed a 1 year $2.6 million contract with Boston (BOS), avoiding arbitration
    Mar 8 2015Signed a 1 year $603k contract with Boston (BOS)
    Jul 31 2014Traded to Boston (BOS) from St. Louis (STL) with Allen Craig for John Lackey, Corey Littrell and $1.75 million
    Mar 3 2014Signed a 1 year $523,000 contract with St. Louis (STL)
    Mar 1 2013Signed a 1 year $493k contract with St. Louis (STL)
    Jun 17 2009Signed a contract with St. Louis (STL)
    Jun 9 2009Drafted by St. Louis (STL): Round 3 (#98 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Joe Kelly, and the financial implications.

  • 2022 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Joe Kelly ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team Games IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP WAR
    2021 LAD 48 44.0 28 16 14 15 50 3 2 0 2 2.86 0.977 0.72
    2020 LAD 12 10.0 8 3 2 7 9 0 0 0 0 1.80 1.5 0.2
    2019 LAD 55 51.1 49 31 26 22 62 6 5 4 1 4.56 1.383 -0.53
    2018 BOS 73 65.2 57 34 32 32 68 4 4 2 2 4.39 1.355 0.46
    2017 BOS 54 57.2 42 19 18 27 52 3 4 1 0 2.81 1.197 1.29
    2016 BOS 20 40.0 44 23 23 24 48 5 4 0 0 5.18 1.7 -0.13
    2015 BOS 25 134.1 145 76 72 49 110 15 10 6 0 4.82 1.444 0.97
    2014 STL 17 96.1 88 48 45 42 66 8 6 4 0 4.20 1.349 0.32
    2013 STL 40 124.0 123 42 37 44 79 10 10 5 0 2.69 1.347 2.73
    2012 STL 29 107.0 112 50 42 36 75 10 5 7 0 3.53 1.383 0.6
    Totals 373 730.1 696 342 311 298 619 64 50 29 5 3.83 1.361 6.63