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2024 Pitching

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Regular Season 3 2 2.59 22 10 1.18

Top Michael Kelly News

  • Athletics' Michael Kelly: Issued one-year suspension

    Major League Baseball announced Tuesday that Kelly has received a one-year suspension for violating the league's gambling policy, Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal reports.

    MLB's investigation determined that Kelly bet a total of $99.22 on MLB games during a time he was with the Astros' Triple-A affiliate in Sugar Land during the 2021 season. Currently, Kelly is on the Oakland roster and has posted a 2.59 ERA over 28 relief appearances with the big club. He won't appeal the suspension.

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  • Athletics' Michael Kelly: Picks up third win Saturday

    Kelly (3-2) picked up the win over Atlanta on Saturday, firing a scoreless inning during which he issued two walks and uncorked a wild pitch.

    Kelly's somewhat unorthodox line was befitting of the wild game it occurred in, but the veteran ultimately emerged with his third win of the season. Kelly came in to record the final out of the sixth with Jarred Kelenic on third and the Athletics clinging to a one-run lead, but he then handed Scott Alexander a two-on, two-out jam in next frame that the latter was able to wiggle out of to keep Kelly as the pitcher of record. Kelly has now turned in scoreless efforts in seven of his last eight appearances, bringing his ERA (2.59) down to its lowest point since April 20.

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  • Athletics' Michael Kelly: Handed second loss Wednesday

    Kelly (2-2) took the loss against the Rays on Wednesday, allowing an earned run on two hits over one-third of an inning.

    Kelly located six of his nine pitches for strikes, but he allowed a leadoff double to Amed Rosario and an eventual walk-off RBI single to Jose Siri in what was a quick Rays game-winning rally. The right-hander saw an eight-appearance streak of not allowing an earned run snapped with the stumble, but Kelly retains an impressive 2.70 ERA and 1.17 WHIP across 30 innings (26 appearances) this season.

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  • Athletics' Michael Kelly: Takes first loss Tuesday

    Kelly (2-1) took the extra-inning loss against the Astros on Tuesday, allowing an unearned run on one hit over one-third of an inning.

    With closer Mason Miller having worked both the eighth and ninth innings, Kelly was tasked with preserving the 1-1 tie in the 10th. Jake Meyers immediately moved over inning-opening runner Trey Cabbage to third with a flyout before Kelly surrendered a walk-off single to Victor Caratini, putting a quick end to the right-hander's unsuccessful high-leverage scenario. Kelly has now allowed a total of four runs (three earned) in two of his last four outings, but he's otherwise been a fairly reliable option for manager Mark Kotsay with a 3.00 ERA, 1.21 WHIP and a pair of holds in addition to his two wins.

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  • Athletics' Michael Kelly: Records victory Wednesday

    Kelly (1-0) got the win Tuesday against the Rangers, firing a perfect eighth inning.

    Kelly followed an effective three-inning appearance by Mitch Spence with a crisp eighth frame where he needed only 10 pitches, seven which landed for strikes, to get his three outs. The 31-year-old right-hander's pristine performance was an extension of a strong stretch of pitching, one that's seen Kelly put together four consecutive scoreless one-inning appearances after surrendering three earned runs over three innings in his first two outings of the campaign.

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  • Athletics' Michael Kelly: Claimed by Oakland

    The Athletics claimed Kelly off waivers from the Guardians on Friday.

    Kelly was designated for assignment by the Guardians on Tuesday. The 31-year-old right-hander posted a 3.78 ERA with 16 strikeouts over 16.2 major-league innings in 2023 and should be a strong consideration for the Opening Day bullpen in Oakland next spring.

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  • Guardians' Michael Kelly: Designated for assignment

    Kelly was designated for assignment by the Guardians on Tuesday.

    Kelly is 31 years old and has logged only 20.2 career innings at the major-league level, but he's generally been effective when given a chance. The righty reliever could draw interest on waivers given the high demand -- and low supply -- for bullpen help.

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  • Guardians' Michael Kelly: Sent back to minors

    Kelly was optioned to Triple-A Columbus on Sunday.

    He was sent out in favor of Triston McKenzie ahead of the latter's return Sunday. Kelly holds a 3.78 ERA and 16:9 K:BB over 16.2 innings during his time in the big leagues this season.

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  • Guardians' Michael Kelly: Returns to majors

    The Guardians recalled Kelly from Triple-A Columbus on Saturday, Mandy Bell of MLB.com reports.

    Two days after being optioned to Triple-A, Kelly will return to the Guardians following Logan Allen's placement on the injured list with a shoulder injury. Kelly gave up four runs (three earned) across two innings during his last stint with Cleveland.

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  • Guardians' Michael Kelly: Optioned to Triple-A

    Cleveland optioned Kelly to Triple-A Columbus on Thursday.

    This move opens a 28-man roster spot for Hunter Gaddis, who is starting for the Guardians on Thursday against the Orioles. Kelly had surrendered four runs -- three earned -- over his last two innings (two appearances) out of the Guardians' bullpen.

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  • Guardians' Michael Kelly: Gives up two runs in return

    Kelly (back) gave up three runs (two earned) on two hits and one walk while striking out one over one inning of relief in his return from the 15-day injured list in Tuesday's 7-6 loss to the Royals.

    The Guardians opened up a spot on the 28-man active roster for Kelly when they exposed Matt Moore to waivers, with the southpaw reliever ultimately getting claimed by Miami. While making his first appearance for the big club in more than a month, Kelly was roughed up by the Royals and needed 28 pitches just to record three outs. He'll likely work in middle relief or lower-leverage spots over the rest of the season.

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  • Guardians' Michael Kelly: Ready for rehab assignment

    Kelly (back) will begin a rehab assignment Thursday with Double-A Akron.

    Kelly landed on the 15-day injured list two weeks ago, so he'll likely require only one or two tune-up outings in the minors before being ready to rejoin the Cleveland bullpen. Prior to being deactivated, Kelly posted a 2.84 ERA and 1.26 WHIP over 12.2 innings across 11 relief appearances.

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  • Guardians' Michael Kelly: Headed to 15-day IL

    Kelly will be placed on the 15-day injured list Friday with back spasms, Mandy Bell of MLB.com reports.

    Kelly has made three straight scoreless appearances in a multi-inning relief role for the Guardians, but he'll be sidelined until at least the end of August. James Karinchak is expected to be brought up from Triple-A Columbus to fill the bullpen vacancy in Cleveland.

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  • Guardians' Michael Kelly: Snags first big-league win

    Kelly (1-0) allowed two hits and struck out two without walking a batter over 1.2 innings to earn the win Monday versus the Pirates.

    Xzavion Curry started but wasn't stretched out long enough to qualify for the win in an 11-0 blowout. Kelly's win was his first in the majors over six career appearances. He's tossed 2.2 scoreless innings with four strikeouts with the Guardians this season, though he figures to remain in a low-leverage role for as long as he's in the majors.

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  • Guardians' Michael Kelly: Recalled by Guardians

    Kelly was recalled from Triple-A Columbus on Saturday, Mandy Bell of MLB.com reports.

    Kelly is up to replace Shane Bieber, who hit the injured list with elbow inflammation, though he won't be taking Bieber's place in the rotation. Kelly has worked exclusively as a reliever for Columbus this season, striking out 36 percent of opposing batters en route to a 2.73 ERA. He spent two single-day stints on the big-league roster earlier in the season but didn't make an appearance on either occasion.

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  • Guardians' Michael Kelly: Optioned to Triple-A

    Kelly was optioned to Triple-A Columbus on Friday.

    Kelly has been up with the Guardians a couple times this season but has yet to make an appearance. He's clearing out to make room for the return of Friday's starter, Cal Quantrill.

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  • Guardians' Michael Kelly: Recalled to MLB bullpen

    Cleveland recalled Kelly from Triple-A Columbus on Thursday, Mandy Bell of MLB.com reports.

    Kelly made his MLB debut with the Phillies last year at age 29 and will get another big-league opportunity -- this time with the Guardians -- after delivering a 2.73 ERA and 48:18 K:BB through 29.2 innings this season at Columbus. The right-hander figures to operate in long relief.

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  • Guardians' Michael Kelly: Sent to Triple-A

    Cleveland optioned Kelly to Triple-A Columbus on Sunday, Mandy Bell of MLB.com reports.

    Kelly was sent down to Triple-A to make room on the 26-man active roster for Triston McKenzie (shoulder), who was activated from the 60-day injured list ahead of his scheduled start Sunday versus the Twins. After being called up from Columbus on Saturday, Kelly didn't get a chance to make his Cleveland debut in the lone game he spent with the big club.

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  • Guardians' Michael Kelly: Selected from Columbus

    The Guardians selected Kelly's contract from Triple-A Columbus on Saturday, Mandy Bell of MLB.com reports.

    Kelly holds a strong 1.61 ERA and 36:13 K:BB through 22.1 frames in Triple-A and pitched well in his four major-league appearances last season with the Phillies. He'll replace Hunter Gaddis in Cleveland's bullpen and likely work in low-leverage situations to begin with. Peyton Battenfield (shoulder) was moved to the 60-day IL to make room for Kelly on the 40-man roster.

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  • Guardians' Michael Kelly: Reassigned to minors camp

    Kelly was reassigned Friday to the minor-league side of Guardians camp, Mandy Bell of MLB.com reports.

    Hunter Gaddis and Tim Herrin will claim the final two spots in the Opening Day bullpen for Cleveland. Kelly made his MLB debut with the Phillies last year at age 29 but logged only four inning of relief before being outrighted off their 40-man roster in July.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-4, 185 lbs
Birthplace: Boynton Beach, FL
Age: 31
Experience: 2
Bats/Throws: R, R