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Merrill Kelly

Merrill Kelly

Age: 31College: Arizona StateBats: RThrows: R

2020 Outlook

Draft Rank (ECR) P #147
Best / Worst #125 / #179
ADP #315




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Merrill Kelly gives up five runs in final start of 2019

Merrill Kelly allowed five runs on eight hits over six innings pitched on Wednesday versus the Cardinals.

Fantasy Impact

Kelly earned the win despite the five earned runs, also striking out seven and walking two in the outing. The 30-year-old finishes the season with a 13-14 record and a 4.42 ERA. He'll be a streaming option to start the 2020 fantasy season.

Merrill Kelly stays hot on Friday in San Diego

Merrill Kelly was fantastic once again on Friday against the Padres, spinning seven scoreless innings while striking out nine.

Fantasy Impact

Kelly allowed just two hits and a walk in this one, lowering his ERA to 4.31 on the season. The right-hander has been inconsistent at times this year but has now given up just three runs over his last 27 innings (four starts). He gets the Cardinals next time out.

Merrill Kelly throws seven scoreless innings Saturday night

Merrill Kelly improved to 11-14 on Saturday versus the Reds, tossing seven scoreless innings while striking out five.

Fantasy Impact

Kelly allowed three hits and two walks in the outing, which Arizona won 1-0. The right-hander has now given up just three runs over his last 20 innings pitched. That type of run puts him on the streaming radar for his next start versus the Padres.

Merrill Kelly throws a quality start but takes the loss

Merrill Kelly fell to 10-14 on Monday versus the Mets, giving up three runs on seven hits over six innings pitched.

Fantasy Impact

Kelly struck out five and walked just two but was ultimately done in by allowing two homers in the outing. The 30-year-old has now thrown back-to-back quality start, lowering his ERA to 4.68 on the season.

Merrill Kelly spins seven shutout innings versus Padres

Merrill Kelly picked up the win on Tuesday against San Diego, spinning seven scoreless innings while striking out nine.

Fantasy Impact

Kelly worked around three hits and two walks to toss the gem. It was a great outing, but the 30-year-old has proven to be too inconsistent to be trusted in most fantasy leagues. He'll carry a 4.69 ERA into his next outing against the Mets.

Merrill Kelly


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