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Merrill
Kelly
College Arizona State
Team Arizona Diamondbacks
29SP
6'2"Height
190Weight
32Age
0Exp
R/RBats/Throws
Merrill Kelly's Fantasy Scouting Report

DRAFT ADVICE AND POSITION RANK

Draft Merrill Kelly as a weekly fantasy starter in 2019-2020. His 52.8 projected fantasy points puts him at #56 behind Luke Weaver and ahead of Joey Lucchesi. He has averaged -0.12 fantasy points in his past 32 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 1.83 fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 55%, he is the #87 most highly owned starting pitcher. Merrill Kelly is expected to improve on last season's #116 fantasy position rank.

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MERRILL KELLY WEEK 1 AND 2 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Merrill Kelly is projected for 1.07 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week in week 1 which ranks him as the #57 projected starting pitcher for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. This is projected to be a below average game with fewer fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Matt Boyd but behind Max Fried the rest of the week. Week 2 will not be as good based on projected rank (#64). He is projected for 1.44 fantasy points.

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Below the projection are actual stats from last season.

Career Stats
YEARTEAMAPPGSINNWLSKBBIHAERAWHIPCGSO
2020ARI5531.3320295262.580.9800
2019ARI3232183.313140158571844.411.3100
Career (2 Seasons)3737214.316160187622104.151.2600
YEARTEAMRAERHRAHBIBBIGOAOGDAOPKOBWPRD9BS
2020ARI9951132321.00009.190
2019ARI959029241921821.110411.930
Career (2 Seasons)1049934352242141.010411.550
2021 Game Log
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