Trevor Kelley

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Trevor Kelley
Philadelphia Phillies
Born: (1993-10-20) October 20, 1993 (age 26)
Barrington, Rhode Island
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
July 2, 2019, for the Boston Red Sox
MLB statistics
(through 2019 season)
Win–loss record0–3
Earned run average8.64

Trevor Michael Kelley (born October 20, 1993) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has played in MLB for the Boston Red Sox. Listed at 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) and 210 pounds (95 kg), he throws and bats right-handed.


Kelley attended Eugene Ashley High School in Wilmington, North Carolina.[1] He attended the University of North Carolina and played college baseball for the Tar Heels in addition to pursuing a degree in exercise and sport science.[2] During his freshman year of college, Kelley became a sidearm pitcher.[3] In 2013, he played collegiate summer baseball with the Orleans Firebirds of the Cape Cod Baseball League.[4] He was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 36th round of the 2015 MLB draft.[2]

Boston Red Sox[edit]

In 2015, Kelley played for the rookie league GCL Red Sox and the Class A Short Season Lowell Spinners, combining to go 1–3 with a 3.60 ERA in 25 innings.[5] He split the 2016 season between the Class A Greenville Drive and the Class A-Advanced Salem Red Sox, going a combined 1–3 with a 1.83 ERA in 39 innings.[5] He split 2017 between Salem and the Double-A Portland Sea Dogs, going a combined 2–1 with a 2.36 ERA over 60.1 innings.[5] His 2018 season was split between Portland and the Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox, going 2–3 with a 2.88 ERA in 56 innings.[5]

Kelley opened the 2019 season back with Pawtucket,[2] where through the end of June he had a 5–2 record in 28 games (all in relief) with a 0.96 ERA and 34 strikeouts in ​37 23 innings.[5] On July 1, the Red Sox announced that they would add Kelley to their active major league roster;[6][7] he made his MLB debut on July 2, pitching the ninth inning in a 10–6 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.[8] Kelley was optioned to Pawtucket on July 4.[9] In late August, he was named to the International League post season all-star team.[10] He was recalled to Boston on September 4, following the end of the Triple-A season.[11] In mid-September, Kelley was named a Triple-A post season all-star by Baseball America,[12] and was named the recipient of the Red Sox' Lou Gorman Award.[13] Overall with the 2019 Red Sox, Kelley appeared in 10 games, compiling an 0–3 record with an 8.64 ERA and six strikeouts in ​8 13 innings.

Philadelphia Phillies[edit]

On December 2, 2019, Kelley was claimed off waivers by the Philadelphia Phillies.[14]


  1. ^ McGair, Brendan (April 18, 2019). "PawSox Pitcher Trevor Kelley's Journey From "The Berm" to The Mound". Retrieved July 1, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c Smith, Christopher (June 23, 2019). "Boston Red Sox prospect Trevor Kelley has 1.04 ERA at Pawtucket; Who is he? 'There's a little Darren O'Day to him'". Retrieved July 1, 2019.
  3. ^ McFarling, Aaron (June 19, 2019). "Salem Red Sox reliever Kelley takes side road to Carolina League All-Star Game". The Roanoke Times. Retrieved July 1, 2019.
  4. ^ "#41 Trevor Kelley - Profile". Retrieved September 25, 2019.
  5. ^ a b c d e "Trevor Kelley Player Page". Retrieved July 1, 2019.
  6. ^ @RedSox (July 1, 2019). "#RedSox announce roster moves for July 1:" (Tweet). Retrieved July 1, 2019 – via Twitter.
  7. ^ Speier, Alex (July 1, 2019). "Red Sox plan to call up righthander Trevor Kelley". The Boston Globe. Retrieved July 1, 2019.
  8. ^ "Red Sox vs. Blue Jays". ESPN. July 2, 2019. Retrieved July 2, 2019.
  9. ^ "Red Sox Roster & Staff – Transactions". July 2019. Retrieved July 4, 2019.
  10. ^ Cook, Evan (August 27, 2019). "Pawtucket Red Sox Reliever Trevor Kelley Named International League All Star". Retrieved August 27, 2019.
  11. ^ "Red Sox Roster & Staff – Transactions". September 2019. Retrieved September 4, 2019.
  12. ^ "2019 Minor League Baseball Classification All-Stars". Baseball America. September 11, 2019. Retrieved September 12, 2019.
  13. ^ @alexspeier (September 18, 2019). "Red Sox announce their minor league players of the year:" (Tweet). Retrieved September 18, 2019 – via Twitter.
  14. ^ RotoWire Staff (December 2, 2019). "Phillies' Trevor Kelley: Claimed by Phillies". Retrieved December 2, 2019.

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Preceded by
Ryan Brasier
Lou Gorman Award
Succeeded by