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Joe Kelly

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Los Angeles Dodgers Relief Pitcher Age: 32 Exp: 7.029 Years Throw: Right
Drafted: Round 3 (#98 overall), 2009 College: California-Riverside Agent(s): Levinson brothers (ACES) Bat: Right

Dodgers – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Joe Kelly signed a 3 year / $25,000,000 contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, including $25,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $8,333,333. In 2020, Kelly will earn a base salary of $8,500,000, while carrying a total salary of $8,500,000. Kelly's adjusted salary with the Los Angeles Dodgers is $3,148,148

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $25,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $8,333,333
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 31 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000($3,000,000)
    2020 Contract details by year 32 $8,500,000 $8,333,333 $8,500,000 $3,148,148 $3,148,148($6,148,148)
    2021 Contract details by year 33 $8,500,000 $8,500,000 $8,500,000 $8,500,000($14,648,148)
    2022 Contract details by year 34 $12,000,000 $12,000,000 $12,000,000 $4,000,000($18,648,148)
    2023 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2022 club option includes a $4M buyout
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,825,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,825,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary Yearly Cash
    2018 Contract details by year 30 $3,825,000 $3,825,000 $2,601,613($2,601,613)
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  • 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
    Est. Earnings
    (9 seasons)
    $16,159,793 $341,000 - $16,500,793
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $8,500,000 - - $8,500,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000
    $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
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $6,148,148 - - $6,148,148
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    07/29/2020 Player contract details by year 8 games $375,898 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)
    14 $499,285
  • Transactions

    Jul 29 2020Suspended 8 games for intentionally throwing at Houston (HOU), forfeiting $375,898 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.

  • 2020 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
    2020 LAD 7 6.1 5 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.579 0.7
    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 320 79 682.2 665 323 295 281 565 61 48 29 3 3.89 1.386 6.41
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