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Carson Kelly

Carson Kelly


Age: 26Bats: RThrows: R

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Carson Kelly blasts another HR on Thursday

Catcher Carson Kelly went 2-for-4 with a solo home run, two runs scored, and a walk in the D-Backs 11-6 win over the Nationals on Thursday.

Fantasy Impact

Kelly launched his second home run of the year off Patrick Corbin in the top of the first inning; Eduardo Escobar would follow that up with a solo dinger of his own as the D-backs were all over Corbin from the outset. Kelly has now homered in consecutive games and is slashing .440/.545/.760 over 25 at-bats to begin the season. He's been splitting time with Stephen Vogt behind the plate but has outperformed him on every level.

Jon MathisenApr 16, 2021
Carson Kelly hits first home run of the season on Tuesday

Catcher Carson Kelly went 1-for-3 with a three-run home run, a walk, and a strikeout in the Diamondbacks 7-5 loss to the A's on Tuesday.

Fantasy Impact

Kelly put the D-Backs on the board in the bottom of the second inning when took Jesus Luzardo deep for a three-run blast. It was Kelly's only hit of the game and his first long ball of 2021. The 26-year-old backstop is quietly having a great start to the year, slashing .429/.519/.667 with two doubles, a home run, and four RBI across 21 at-bats. He's split his time fairly evenly with Stephen Vogt but he should absolutely be rostered in two-catcher and deeper mixed leagues.

Jon Mathisen3 days ago
Carson Kelly doubles and walks on Wednesday

Catcher Carson Kelly went 1-for-2 with a double and a walk as the D-Backs were blanked by the Rockies 8-0 on Wednesday.

Fantasy Impact

Kelly picked up one of two extra-base hits for the D-Backs, who were frustrated Antonio Senzatela all afternoon. Kelly has started four of six games to open the year with Stephen Vogt getting the other two. He's slashing .462/.500/.615 over 13 at-bats.

Jon Mathisen1 week ago
Carson Kelly picks up a pair of hits on Sunday

Carson Kelly went 2-for-4 with a double and a single in the Diamondbacks 3-1 win over the Padres on Sunday.

Fantasy Impact

Kelly has been in an even time split with Stephen Vogt to begin the season but has outperformed his counterpart up to this point. Kelly is 5-for-8 to begin the season and is a decent deeper mixed league option at the shallowest position in fantasy baseball.

Jon Mathisen2 weeks ago
Carson Kelly avoids arbitration with Diamondbacks

The Diamondbacks and catcher Carson Kelly avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1.7 million contract.

Fantasy Impact

Kelly took a big step back in 2020 after a productive 2019 campaign. This was his first time eligible for salary arbitration.

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