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18 Carson Kelly C

Arizona Diamondbacks

Fantasy Stats
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98%88%
Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
806.33819160

Player Updates

May 15, 2021 07:00 PM
Diamondbacks' Carson Kelly: Out with toe fracture
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kelly was placed on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a tuft fracture in his left great toe.

The 26-year-old was held out of the lineup Saturday for the second game in a row, and apparently his absence is due to an injury. Kelly doesn't have an official timeline for his return, though he'll be eligible to be activated May 25. Stephen Vogt and Daulton Varsho should split catching duties in the meantime for Arizona.

May 15, 2021 04:56 PM
Diamondbacks' Carson Kelly: Sits again Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kelly remains on the bench Saturday against the Nationals.

Kelly finds himself on the bench for second game in a row and the third time in four days. There haven't been reports of an injury, but it's odd to reduce the playing time of a fully healthy player who's hitting .338/.491/.613 on the year. Daulton Varsho starts behind the plate for the first time this season in his absence.

May 14, 2021 06:08 PM
Diamondbacks' Carson Kelly: Out of lineup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kelly is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Nationals.

Kelly hits the bench for the second time in three days despite the fact that he's opened the year with an excellent .338/.491/.613 slash line. Stephen Vogt will start behind the plate in his absence.

May 14, 2021 06:44 PM
Diamondbacks' Carson Kelly: On base three times
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kelly went 1-for-2 with two walks in Arizona's 5-1 loss to Miami on Thursday.

Kelly singled in the first before walking in the third and eighth to raise his OBP to a blistering .491. He's been Arizona's best hitter on the season, evidenced Thursday by being one of three Diamondbacks to record a hit and drawing two of their three walks.

May 12, 2021 06:44 PM
Diamondbacks' Carson Kelly: Out of Wednesday's lineup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kelly will not start Wednesday's game against the Marlins.

The catcher receives the day off after a productive Tuesday where he went 2-for-4 with a double, a walk, an RBI and two runs scored. Kelly has been outstanding at the plate all season, hitting .333 with six homers and making a case for himself as one of baseball's premier offensive catchers. Stephen Vogt gets the start behind the dish Wednesday.

May 9, 2021 10:20 AM
Diamondbacks' Carson Kelly: Receives Sunday off
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kelly is out of the lineup Sunday against the Mets.

Kelly started the previous three games and will sit for Sunday's day game after going 3-for-10 with four walks and an RBI during that stretch. Stephen Vogt will catch for Riley Smith in the series finale.

May 9, 2021 11:48 PM
Diamondbacks' Carson Kelly: Bats leadoff
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kelly batted leadoff and went 2-for-4 with a walk in Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Mets.

Kelly was atop the batting order for the second time this season, as manager Torey Lovullo rotates players in the leadoff spot. In addition to Kelly, Pavin Smith, Tim Locastro and Josh Rojas have filled the role. With news that Ketel Marte (hamstring) is close to beginning a rehab assignment, Lovullo may not have to mix and match leadoff batters for too much longer.

May 5, 2021 01:48 PM
Diamondbacks' Carson Kelly: Not starting Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kelly isn't starting Wednesday's game against the Marlins.

Kelly will be out of the lineup for the second time in the last three games after he went 1-for-4 with a pair of strikeouts Tuesday. Stephen Vogt will start behind the dish and bat eighth.

May 2, 2021 01:24 PM
Diamondbacks' Carson Kelly: Receives breather Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kelly is not in the lineup Sunday against the Rockies.

Kelly started the past two games and will receive Sunday off after going 3-for-7 with three RBI and a run scored. Stephen Vogt will start behind the plate and bat fifth for Arizona.

April 30, 2021 02:04 PM
Diamondbacks' Carson Kelly: Heads to bench Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kelly isn't starting Thursday's game against Colorado.

Kelly had started each of the last three games, going 2-for-8 with a home run, two walks, two RBI and three runs during that time. Stephen Vogt will take over behind the plate and bat fifth.

April 28, 2021 02:00 AM
Diamondbacks' Carson Kelly: Goes deep in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kelly went 2-for-3 with a two-run home run and an additional run scored in a victory over the Padres on Tuesday.

Kelly came around to score after singling in the second inning, and he produced the biggest blow of the game with a two-run shot to left field in the sixth. The homer was his sixth of the campaign -- second-most among catchers and one more than he hit in 39 games last season. Kelly's scorching start also includes a .340/.508/.766 slash line and 14 RBI.

April 25, 2021 12:08 PM
Diamondbacks' Carson Kelly: Idle for first half of twin bill
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kelly is out of the lineup for the first game of Sunday's doubleheader with Atlanta.

Stephen Vogt will form a battery with Zac Gallen in the early game of the twin bill, but Kelly is expected to catch Madison Bumgarner in the second contest.

April 24, 2021 12:56 AM
Diamondbacks' Carson Kelly: Clubs fifth homer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kelly went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Friday's 5-4 loss to Atlanta.

The catcher remains one of the few consistent offensive forces in the Arizona lineup to begin the season. Kelly has five homers on the year, all of which have come in his last eight games, and the power surge has boosted his slash line to .341/.517/.756 through 58 plate appearances.

April 24, 2021 01:48 PM
Diamondbacks' Carson Kelly: Homers in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kelly went 1-for-5 with a two-run home run and a walk in Thursday's 14-11 extra-inning win over Cincinnati.

The catcher has been an offensive force thus far in 2021, hitting .351 in 37 at-bats with four homers and 10 RBI. He's also drawn 13 walks and struck out only 10 times. Kelly posted unremarkable numbers in 2020, but he's been a tough out in the middle of Arizona's lineup this season and one of the top hitters at his position.

April 21, 2021 06:40 PM
Diamondbacks' Carson Kelly: Out of Wednesday's lineup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kelly is not in Wednesday's lineup against the Reds.

He is hitting .375 with a .543 OBP, three home runs and a 10:11 K:BB in 32 at-bats this season. Stephen Vogt will start at catcher and hit sixth.

April 19, 2021 02:28 PM
Diamondbacks' Carson Kelly: Goes yard Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kelly went 1-for-3 with two walks and a solo home run in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Nationals.

Kelly's fourth-inning blast was his third in the last four games and gives him five RBI during that stretch. The catcher has reached base safely in all but one of his 11 appearances and is slashing .400/.537/.767. This was Kelly's second start behind the plate with Madison Bumgarner on the hill, and it was by far the left-hander's best.

April 17, 2021 10:36 AM
Diamondbacks' Carson Kelly: On bench Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kelly isn't starting Saturday's game against Washington.

Kelly had started each of the last three games behind the plate and went 3-for-9 with two home runs, four RBI, three runs and three walks during that time. Stephen Vogt will start behind the dish Saturday, batting eighth.

April 16, 2021 10:56 AM
Diamondbacks' Carson Kelly: Homers in back-to-back games
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kelly went 2-for-4 with a solo home run, a walk and an additional run scored in an 11-6 win over the Nationals on Thursday.

Not only has Kelly homered in back-to-back games, he's hit safely in all but one of his nine games this season. The 26-year-old catcher is batting .440 with two home runs, five RBI and three runs scored -- good production at a position that often lacks consistent offense.

April 14, 2021 12:36 PM
Diamondbacks' Carson Kelly: Crushes first homer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kelly went 1-for-3 with a three-run homer and a walk during Tuesday's 7-5 loss versus Oakland.

The 26-year-old put the Diamondbacks on the board with his 413-foot shot to left field during the second inning, but they were unable to hold onto the lead. Kelly is off to a strong start in 2021 with a .429/.519/.667 slash line through eight games.

April 12, 2021 05:36 PM
Diamondbacks' Carson Kelly: Not starting Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kelly isn't starting Monday's game against Oakland.

Kelly will take a seat for the third time in the past five games. Stephen Vogt will start behind the dish once again Monday, batting eighth.

Last 7 Games
DateOpponentResultABRHHRRBIBBSB
05/13vs MIAL 1-52010020
05/11vs MIAW 11-34220110
05/10vs MIAW 5-23110010
05/09@ NYML 2-41000000
05/08@ NYML 2-44020010
05/07@ NYML 4-54010110
05/06@ MIAL 1-32000020
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Batting Stats
SeasonTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
2021ARI28801627619231600.338.491.6131.103
2020ARI39122112751962900.221.264.3850.649
2019ARI11131446771847487900.245.348.4780.826
2018STL193514033700.114.205.1140.319
2017STL34695120651100.174.240.2170.457
2016STL101312010200.154.214.2310.445
Total2416338014929958514400.235.333.4230.757
More Batting Stats
SeasonTeamG2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2021ARI28404930415
2020ARI39504700104
2019ARI1111901501021011
2018STL1900403100
2017STL34301500103
2016STL1010300100
Total24132026843101123
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLG
2012R-Johnson City Cardina562132448100925103300.225.263.399
2013ASX-State College Spikes702713575161432203110.277.340.388
2013AFX-Peoria Chiefs43146183260213132500.219.288.301
2014AFX-Peoria Chiefs983634190174649375410.248.326.366
2015AFA-Palm Beach Cardinals1083893085181851226400.218.263.332
2016AA-Springfield64216296270618144601.287.338.403
2016AAA-Memphis321131433100014111700.292.352.381
2017AAA-Memphis Redbirds6824437691301041334002.283.375.459
2018AAA-Memphis Redbirds832943879141741484800.269.378.395
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-2/220
Birthdate:
07/14/1994
Age:
26
Hometown:
Chicago, IL
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Arizona Diamondbacks
College:

MLB Experience:
2