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Keone Kela

25-Year-Old Pitcher – Texas Rangers

2018 Stats

W-L

3-3

ERA

3.27

WHIP

1.09

K

40

SV

23

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Kela was admonished to the minor leagues to begin the year in what was said to be a move to preserve team chemistry, but he was called up a couple weeks into the season and outperformed everyone not n...

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2018 ADP:  338.98

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 230   DOB: 4/16/1993   DRAFTED: 12th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Keone Kela Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $543,210 contract with the Rangers in February of 2017.

July 13, 2018  –  Keone Kela News

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Kela tossed a scoreless ninth inning, allowing one hit and striking out one as he recorded the save Friday against Baltimore.

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Keone Kela Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2012 19 R SUR 9 0 0 11.1 4 2 0 15 4 0 1 0 0 0 1.59 0.72
2013 20 R SUR 12 0 0 3.2 8 3 0 6 3 2 0 0 0 0 7.36 3.44
2013 20 A SPO 12 0 0 16.2 17 7 1 26 6 1 2 2 0 0 3.78 1.42
2013 20 A HIC 12 0 0 18.2 18 5 0 20 6 2 2 1 0 0 2.41 1.32
2014 21 A MYR 8 0 0 10.1 9 3 0 13 4 0 1 5 0 0 2.61 1.29
2014 21 AA FRI 36 0 0 38.2 22 8 1 55 27 2 1 5 0 0 1.86 1.28
2015 22 AA FRI 2 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.50
2015 22 MAJ TEX 68 0 0 60.3 52 16 4 68 18 7 5 1 3 22 2.39 1.16
2016 23 AA FRI 3 0 0 3.0 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.33
2016 23 AAA ROU 3 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
2016 23 MAJ TEX 35 0 0 34.0 30 23 6 45 17 5 1 0 1 15 6.09 1.38
2017 24 AAA ROU 4 0 0 4.0 5 1 0 8 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.25 1.50
2017 24 MAJ TEX 39 0 0 38.7 18 12 4 51 17 4 1 2 1 11 2.79 0.91
2018 25 MAJ TEX 35 0 0 33.0 25 12 2 40 11 3 3 23 0 0 3.27 1.09
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3-Year Averages     47 0 0 44.3 33 17 4 54 17 5 2 1 1 16 3.45 1.13
Career  (View All)     177 0 0 166.0 125 63 16 204 63 19 10 26 3.42 1.13

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Keone Kela Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Team Games To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Jul. 13 @Bal 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.27 1.09
Jul. 8 @Det 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.38 1.09
Jul. 5 @Det 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.48 1.10
Jul. 4 Hou 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.30 1.07
Jun. 27 SD 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.41 1.10
Jun. 25 SD 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.54 1.14
Jun. 23 @Min 0.7 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.67 1.11
Jun. 19 @KC 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.76 1.06
Jun. 18 @KC 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.91 1.11
Jun. 16 Col 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 4.07 1.15
Jun. 10 Hou 1.0 0 1 1 0 2 2 0 1 0 L 0 0 0 4.24 1.16
Jun. 5 Oak 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 4.03 1.12
Jun. 2 @LAA 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 4.22 1.17
May. 30 @Sea 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 4.43 1.23
May. 29 @Sea 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.19 1.19
May. 25 KC 0.3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 4.42 1.25
May. 23 NYY 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 4.50 1.22
May. 22 NYY 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 4.76 1.29
May. 16 @Sea 1.0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.06 1.38
May. 11 @Hou 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 4.80 1.33
May. 9 Det 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 5.14 1.36
Last 14 Games (Team)
4 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
4.0 4 1 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0-0 3 0 0 2.25 1.00
Last 30 Games (Team)
11 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
10.7 7 2 2 0 4 13 0 1 0 0-1 9 0 0 1.69 1.03
Last 60 Games (Team)
21 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
21.0 11 4 4 1 7 25 0 2 0 1-1 16 0 0 1.71 0.86

Keone Kela Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20185215216312.320
2017601979203.170
2016471257201.175

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2018832599200.125
20179132109001.113
2016103331223415.264

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201816.0131022502.810.94
201718.720020621.930.75
201620.0200261034.051.35

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201817.0201318623.711.24
201720.0212311123.601.05
201614.031019739.001.43
Keone Kela vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Keone Kela Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2012 19 R SUR 9 0 11.1 12.16 3.24 3.75 0.00 75% 1.59 1.85 .197
2013 20 R SUR 12 0 3.2 16.88 8.44 2.00 0.00 72.7% 7.36 3.20 .726
2013 20 A SPO 12 0 16.2 14.44 3.33 4.33 0.56 72.7% 3.78 2.46 .448
2013 20 A HIC 12 0 18.2 9.89 2.97 3.33 0.00 79.2% 2.41 2.32 .365
2014 21 A MYR 8 0 10.1 11.58 3.56 3.25 0.00 76.9% 2.61 1.81 .368
2014 21 AA FRI 36 0 38.2 12.96 6.36 2.04 0.24 85.4% 1.86 2.94 .285
2015 22 AA FRI 2 0 2.0 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.20 .216
2015 22 MAJ TEX 68 0 60.3 10.14 2.69 3.78 0.60 2.21 81.8% 95.6 MPH 2.39 2.70 .320
2016 23 AA FRI 3 0 3.0 12.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.53 .183
2016 23 AAA ROU 3 0 1.0 27.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 -2.80 1.220
2016 23 MAJ TEX 35 0 34.0 11.91 4.50 2.65 1.59 1.50 58.5% 95.7 MPH 6.09 4.61 .321
2017 24 AAA ROU 4 0 4.0 18.00 2.25 8.00 0.00 83.3% 2.25 -0.05 .604
2017 24 MAJ TEX 39 0 38.7 11.87 3.96 3.00 0.93 0.60 74.2% 96.5 MPH 2.79 3.30 .194
2018 25 MAJ TEX 35 0 33.0 10.91 3.00 3.64 0.55 1.06 70.6% 96.8 MPH 3.27 2.56 .302
Next 7 Days     0 0 1.8 11.47 3.32 3.45 1.13 77.2% 3.02 3.39 .265
Rest Of Season     0 0 21.3 11.48 3.20 3.59 1.09 77% 2.99 3.30 .266
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3-Year Averages     47 0 44.3 10.96 3.45 3.18 0.81 71.7% 3.45 3.09 .290
Career     177 0 166.0 11.06 3.42 3.24 0.87 72.7% 3.42 3.17 .292

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Keone Kela Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
P 2017 38.7 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 33 -1 - -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Keone Kela    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2016 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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3.64 K/BB
GOOD
10.91 K/9
GREAT
3.00 BB/9
AVERAGE
96.8 MPH Fastball
ELITE
0.6 HR/9
GREAT
1.06 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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3.27 ERA
AVERAGE
1.09 WHIP
GOOD
2.56 FIP
GREAT
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.302 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
70.6% Strand Rate
LOW

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Keone Kela: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Kela got the save against the Tigers on Sunday, working around one hit and striking out two to close out a 3-0 victory for the Rangers.

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Kela picked up his 21st save Thursday, allowing one run over one inning against the Tigers.

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Kela struck out two in a perfect ninth for his 20th save Wednesday against the Padres.

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Kela allowed two hits but struck out a batter in a scoreless ninth for his 19th save Monday against San Diego.

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Kela grabbed his 18th save of the year by shutting the door on the Twins on Saturday. He recorded the final two outs of the game with a pair of strikeouts while allowing one hit and one walk.

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Kela struck out a batter and recorded a perfect ninth for his 16th save Monday against Kansas City.

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Kela walked one and struck out one in a scoreless ninth inning Friday to record his 15th save of the season in a 5-2 win over the Rockies.

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Kela (3-3) took the loss Sunday when he walked two, struck out two and eventually balked in the game-winning run in an 8-7 loss to the Astros.

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Kela recorded his 14th save Tuesday, striking out the side in a scoreless ninth inning against the Athletics.

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Kela struck out one in a perfect ninth inning Saturday to record his 13th save of the season in a 3-2 win over the Angels.

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Kela allowed a run on two hits but still managed to pick up his 12th save Wednesday against the Mariners.

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Kela walked a batter before recording the final out in Friday's 8-4 win over the Royals to pick up his 11th save of the season.

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Kela struck out the side in a perfect ninth inning Wednesday to record his 10th save of the season in a 12-10 win over the Yankees.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

Kela missed about three months of action after he underwent surgery to remove a bone spur from his elbow in April. He struggled to regain his 2015 form, during which he flashed closer abilities. If he can split the difference in his walk rate over the last two years, it'll work well with his already excellent strikeout ability (10.8 career K/9). Texas is loaded with closer candidates, though Sam Dyson and Jeremy Jeffress, the top two on the totem pole, have sizeable holes in their game. Kela, who turns 24 in April, deserves to be among the first names fantasy owners in deep leagues consider when they're looking for a reliever who can help in the strikeout column. He could wind up as one of the better reliever end-game investments in AL-only leagues, as many may forget about his lethal arm and skills. An eye-opening spring training performance could restart the hype train.

2016

Kela made the jump from Double-A Frisco directly to the majors on the strength of a strong spring training and promptly rewarded the organization's faith in him with a solid rookie season that included seven wins, 22 holds and 68 strikeouts in 60.1 innings. He battled arm fatigue at times, and was briefly sent to the minors to get additional rest, in addition to complaining of elbow soreness toward the end of the season. During the offseason, there was no indication that Kela was going to face any restrictions. He's had control issues throughout his minor-league career, but Kela walked just 18 batters in 60.1 innings with Texas. He projects as an effective late-inning arm for 2016, and Kela is on the short list to ascend to the closer's role if injuries befall Rangers closer Shawn Tolleson.