Don Kelly

Donald Thomas Kelly

Positions: Outfielder, Third Baseman and First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: February 15, 1980 in Butler, PA
High School: Mount Lebanon HS (Mount Lebanon, PA)
School: Point Park University (Pittsburgh, PA)
Drafted
by the Detroit Tigers in the 8th round of the 2001 amateur draft.
Signed June 12, 2001. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 2, 2007 (Age 27)
Teams (by GP): Tigers/Pirates 2007-2014
2014 Contract Status: 3rd-Year Arb Eligible (Super 2), 1 yr/$1M (14) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 4.138, Arb Eligible: 2015, Free Agent: 2016 [*], Agents: LSW Baseball [*]
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2007 27 PIT NL 25 32 27 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 .148 .281 .148 .429 18 4 1 2 0 0 0 /6479
2009 29 DET AL 31 62 56 8 14 3 1 0 3 1 0 4 10 .250 .311 .339 .651 71 19 0 1 1 0 0 7/5D394
2010 30 DET AL 119 251 238 30 58 4 0 9 27 3 0 8 42 .244 .272 .374 .646 73 89 1 2 1 2 0 7358/9
2011 31 DET AL 113 281 257 35 63 8 3 7 28 2 1 14 32 .245 .291 .381 .672 82 98 8 3 6 1 0 5973/8D21
2012 32 DET AL 75 127 113 14 21 2 1 1 7 2 0 14 22 .186 .276 .248 .523 43 28 2 0 0 0 0 97/38D54
2013 33 DET AL 112 251 216 33 48 6 1 6 23 2 0 27 28 .222 .309 .343 .652 79 74 4 2 2 4 1 7859/D34
2014 34 DET AL 7 12 12 2 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 .333 .333 .500 .833 133 6 0 0 0 0 0 /935
7 Yrs 482 1016 919 124 212 23 7 23 89 10 1 70 139 .231 .290 .346 .636 72 318 16 10 10 7 1
162 Game Avg. 162 341 309 42 71 8 2 8 30 3 0 24 47 .231 .290 .346 .636 72 107 5 3 3 2 0
DET (6 yrs) 457 984 892 122 208 23 7 23 89 10 1 67 136 .233 .291 .352 .643 74 314 15 8 10 7 1
PIT (1 yr) 25 32 27 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 .148 .281 .148 .429 18 4 1 2 0 0 0
AL (6 yrs) 457 984 892 122 208 23 7 23 89 10 1 67 136 .233 .291 .352 .643 74 314 15 8 10 7 1
NL (1 yr) 25 32 27 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 .148 .281 .148 .429 18 4 1 2 0 0 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2007 27 PIT NL 25 32 -3 -1 -0 -2 0 -6 -0.6 1 -5 -0.5 .477 .497 -0.3 -0.2 -3 $380,000 /6479
2009 29 DET AL 31 62 -2 -0 0 2 -1 -1 -0.1 2 1 0.1 .497 .499 -0.1 0.1 -1 $400,000 7/5D394
2010 30 DET AL 119 251 -8 0 1 22 -4 10 1.2 9 20 2.1 .510 .507 -0.3 2.0 -2 $405,000 7358/9
2011 31 DET AL 113 281 -4 -0 -0 3 -3 -4 -0.4 11 6 0.6 .496 .497 0.3 0.1 3 $423,000 5973/8D21
2012 32 DET AL 75 127 -9 1 0 -3 -3 -13 -1.4 5 -8 -0.9 .482 .492 -0.6 -0.6 -5 $900,000 97/38D54
2013 33 DET AL 112 251 -7 0 0 -6 -2 -15 -1.5 9 -6 -0.7 .485 .490 -0.1 -0.8 -0 $900,000 7859/D34
2014 34 DET AL 7 12 0 -0 0 -2 -0 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .470 .499 0.1 -0.2 1 $1,000,000 /935
7 Seasons 482 1016 -33 1 1 14 -13 -30 -3.0 37 7 0.6 .493 .497 -0.9 0.3 -7 $4,408,000
DET (6 yrs) 457 984 -30 1 1 16 -13 -25 -2.4 36 12 1.1 .494 .497 -0.7 0.5 -4 $4,028,000
PIT (1 yr) 25 32 -3 -1 -0 -2 0 -6 -0.6 1 -5 -0.5 .477 .497 -0.3 -0.2 -3 $380,000

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
2007 27 PIT NL 32 24 1 1.1 108 .167 .148 .269 .281 .338 .148 .430 .429 .768 18 .059 -3.3 -0.3 .375 .111 .000
2009 29 DET AL 62 43 7 4.3 109 .304 .250 .268 .311 .338 .339 .431 .651 .769 71 .430 -2.5 -0.2 .595 .179 .089 .0
2010 30 DET AL 251 184 25 3.6 102 .259 .244 .263 .272 .331 .374 .411 .646 .742 73 .386 -10.3 -1.0 .564 .176 .130 4.5
2011 31 DET AL 281 210 27 3.4 100 .256 .245 .261 .291 .326 .381 .412 .672 .738 82 .370 -7.7 -0.8 .571 .195 .136 3.1
2012 32 DET AL 127 94 8 2.3 103 .222 .186 .262 .276 .327 .248 .421 .523 .748 43 .218 -9.3 -0.9 .468 .204 .062 1.3
2013 33 DET AL 251 178 25 3.8 100 .226 .222 .260 .309 .325 .343 .411 .652 .736 79 .416 -6.1 -0.6 .610 .255 .120 3.0
2014 34 DET AL 12 8 2 6.8 93 .400 .333 .247 .333 .320 .500 .389 .833 .709 133 .686 0.3 0.0 .750 .167 .167
7 Yrs 1016 741 95 3.4 101 .247 .231 .262 .290 .328 .346 .414 .636 .742 72 .366 -38.7 -3.8 .562 .201 .115 13.9
162 Game Avg. 341 249 32 3.4 101 .247 .231 .262 .290 .328 .346 .414 .636 .742 72 .366 -38.7 -3.8 .562 .201 .115 5
DET (6 yrs) 984 717 94 3.5 101 .250 .233 .261 .291 .328 .352 .414 .643 .741 74 .376 -35.5 -3.5 .569 .204 .119 13.9
PIT (1 yr) 32 24 1 1.1 108 .167 .148 .269 .281 .338 .148 .430 .429 .768 18 .059 -3.3 -0.3 .375 .111 .000
AL (6 yrs) 984 717 94 3.5 101 .250 .233 .261 .291 .328 .352 .414 .643 .741 74 .376 -35.5 -3.5 .569 .204 .119 13.9
NL (1 yr) 32 24 1 1.1 108 .167 .148 .269 .281 .338 .148 .430 .429 .768 18 .059 -3.3 -0.3 .375 .111 .000

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2011 31 DET AL ALDS NYY W 4 11 11 3 4 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 4 .364 .364 .636 1.000 7 0 0 0 0 0
2011 31 DET AL ALCS TEX L 5 9 9 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .222 .333 .556 3 0 0 0 0 0
2012 32 DET AL ALDS OAK W 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 1 0
2012 32 DET AL ALCS NYY W 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 32 DET AL WS SFG L 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 33 DET AL ALDS OAK W 3 7 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .400 .571 .400 .971 2 0 0 0 0 0
2013 33 DET AL ALCS BOS L 6 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .143 .000 .143 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Yrs (7 Series) 22 36 32 5 8 1 0 1 3 0 0 3 8 .250 .306 .375 .681 12 0 0 0 1 0
3 ALDS 8 19 16 4 6 0 0 1 3 0 0 2 5 .375 .421 .563 .984 9 0 0 0 1 0
3 ALCS 12 16 15 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .133 .188 .200 .388 3 0 0 0 0 0
1 WS 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
2007 27 PIT NL 32 0.0% 9.4% 9.4% 0.0% 0% 1.00 9.0 0.50 0.75 75% 21% 0.0% 25%
2009 29 DET AL 62 0.0% 16.1% 6.5% 6.5% 29% 2.50 5.6 18.7 0.84 1.29 74% 19% 0.0% 28%
2010 30 DET AL 251 3.6% 16.7% 3.2% 5.2% 22% 5.25 5.7 26.4 8.8 0.48 0.53 75% 24% 8.3% 18%
2011 31 DET AL 281 2.5% 11.4% 5.0% 6.4% 29% 2.29 8.0 36.7 9.2 0.44 0.68 78% 18% 5.6% 19%
2012 32 DET AL 127 0.8% 17.3% 11.0% 3.2% 19% 1.57 5.1 113.0 16.1 0.67 0.69 71% 16% 2.6% 30%
2013 33 DET AL 251 2.4% 11.2% 10.8% 5.2% 27% 1.04 7.7 36.0 9.4 0.63 0.70 74% 15% 6.7% 24%
2014 34 DET AL 12 0.0% 16.7% 0.0% 8.3% 25% 6.0 12.0 1.00 1.00 83% 20% 0.0% 40%
7 Yrs 1016 2.3% 13.7% 6.9% 5.2% 25% 1.99 6.6 40.0 10.3 0.55 0.67 75% 19% 5.8% 22%
MLB Averages 2.6% 18.5% 8.4% 7.7% 33% 2.21 4.8 34.6 8.1 0.81 1.08 69% 19% 7.6% 13%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2007 27 PIT NL -3.3 -0.3 33 -0.2 0.4 -0.6 .94 -0.3 0.0 -3.5 -0.3 0.82 -3.2 0.93 16
2009 29 DET AL -2.5 -0.2 64 0.1 1.0 -0.9 .89 -0.1 0.2 0.5 0.0 0.87 -1.1 1.28 4
2010 30 DET AL -10.3 -1.0 258 -0.7 3.2 -3.9 .87 -1.1 0.2 -7.4 -0.7 0.96 -10.2 0.94 11
2011 31 DET AL -7.7 -0.8 289 -0.6 4.0 -4.6 .90 -0.3 -0.4 -2.4 -0.2 0.95 -5.6 1.60 9
2012 32 DET AL -9.3 -0.9 133 -1.0 1.3 -2.2 .85 -0.8 -0.3 -12.7 -1.2 0.96 -10.0 0.92 3
2013 33 DET AL -6.9 -0.7 255 0.0 3.6 -3.6 .87 -0.8 0.8 -4.0 -0.4 0.96 -5.2 1.42 15
2014 34 DET AL 0.3 0.0 12 -0.4 0.1 -0.5 1.42 -0.0 -0.3 0.2 0.0 0.98 0.2 2.35 3
7 Yrs -39.5 -3.9 1044 -2.8 13.5 -16.3 .89 -3.3 0.1 -29.3 -2.8 0.94 -35.0 1.24 61

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
2007 27 PIT NL 0 0 22% 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 50% 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
2009 29 DET AL 1 0 36% 28 1 0 100% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 40% 2 2 0 1 0 1 2 1 1
2010 30 DET AL 3 0 33% 82 3 0 100% 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 2 3 40% 11 11 0 2 0 2 12 3 8
2011 31 DET AL 5 0 34% 110 2 1 67% 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 9 36% 12 9 3 1 1 0 9 3 5
2012 32 DET AL 1 0 33% 50 2 0 100% 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 46% 5 4 1 3 1 2 5 1 3
2013 33 DET AL 2 0 31% 108 2 0 100% 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 5 32% 17 14 3 4 3 1 7 2 5
2014 34 DET AL 0 0 50% 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0% 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Yrs 12 0 33% 397 10 1 91% 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 1 1 5 23 37% 49 42 7 12 5 7 36 10 22

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
2007 27 PIT NL 32 94% 4 0 0 16 2 0 0 0.93 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 25% 4 1 25% 11 0 0% 1 0 0% 1 1 100% 0
2009 29 DET AL 62 87% 14 2 0 4 1 0 0 1.28 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 100% 9 0 0% 4 1 25% 31 3 10% 0 0 2 0 0% 0
2010 30 DET AL 251 90% 58 8 1 11 2 0 0 0.94 9 0 9 9 0 4 5 0 2 1 50% 54 1 2% 27 4 15% 164 18 11% 15 8 53% 8 3 38% 0
2011 31 DET AL 281 92% 63 5 1 9 4 1 2 1.60 7 0 5 7 0 1 6 0 9 6 67% 56 8 14% 25 10 40% 166 24 14% 10 6 60% 12 8 67% 0
2012 32 DET AL 127 89% 21 2 0 3 1 0 0 0.92 1 0 7 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0% 20 2 10% 14 2 14% 87 6 7% 9 1 11% 5 1 20% 0
2013 33 DET AL 251 77% 48 5 0 15 0 0 0 1.42 6 0 8 6 0 4 2 0 3 2 67% 59 4 7% 22 9 41% 156 18 12% 14 8 57% 9 5 56% 0
2014 34 DET AL 12 83% 4 1 0 3 1 0 0 2.35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0% 2 0 0% 8 1 13% 1 0 0% 1 0 0% 0
7 Yrs 1016 87% 212 23 2 61 11 1 2 1.24 23 0 31 23 0 10 13 0 16 10 63% 204 16 8% 98 27 28% 623 70 11% 50 23 46% 38 18 47% 0
MLB Averages 55% 67% 11% 32% 14% 51% 56%

Pitch Summary -- Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1stS 30% 30c 30s 20% 20c 20s 31% 31c 31s L/SO S/SO L/SO% PAu Pitu Stru
2007 27 PIT NL 32 155 4.84 98 63.2% 38.8% 6.1% 30.6% 24.5% 61.2% 0.0% 38.7% 90.0% 3.1% 6.3% 2 0 18.8% 6 0 12.5% 4 4 1 2 33.3% 0 0 0
2009 29 DET AL 62 231 3.73 142 61.5% 25.4% 13.4% 28.2% 33.1% 74.6% 0.0% 45.9% 82.1% 27.4% 3.2% 2 0 12.9% 8 3 8.1% 5 3 1 9 10.0% 0 0 0
2010 30 DET AL 251 941 3.75 627 66.6% 25.4% 12.9% 30.0% 31.7% 74.6% 0.0% 49.7% 82.7% 29.1% 4.4% 11 0 12.0% 30 13 5.6% 14 7 12 30 28.6% 0 0 0
2011 31 DET AL 281 1034 3.68 667 64.5% 25.3% 9.0% 30.9% 34.8% 74.7% 0.0% 48.2% 88.0% 25.3% 3.2% 9 0 13.9% 39 21 7.5% 21 14 9 23 28.1% 0 0 0
2012 32 DET AL 127 498 3.92 316 63.5% 28.2% 13.0% 30.1% 28.8% 71.8% 0.0% 45.6% 81.9% 24.4% 4.7% 6 0 13.4% 17 7 11.8% 15 7 3 19 13.6% 0 0 0
2013 33 DET AL 251 1007 4.01 608 60.6% 30.1% 8.4% 29.6% 31.9% 69.9% 1.0% 42.4% 88.0% 19.5% 4.8% 12 1 14.7% 37 17 11.2% 28 15 8 20 28.6% 0 0 0
2014 34 DET AL 12 57 4.75 32 56.1% 40.6% 3.1% 25.0% 31.3% 59.4% 0.0% 33.3% 94.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0 0 25.0% 3 0 25.0% 3 3 1 1 50.0% 0 0 0
7 Yrs 1016 3923 3.86 2490 63.5% 27.6% 10.4% 30.0% 32.0% 72.4% 0.3% 46.0% 85.6% 23.8% 4.1% 42 1 13.8% 140 61 8.9% 90 53 35 104 25.2% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.81 63.3% 27.7% 15.1% 27.1% 30.1% 72.3% 1.6% 45.8% 79.1% 26.9% 4.9% 14.4% 8.7% 24.6%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2007 27 25 32 27 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 .148 .281 .148 .429 18 4 1 2 0 0 0
2008 28 25 32 27 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 .148 .281 .148 .429 18 4 1 2 0 0 0
2009 29 56 94 83 10 18 3 1 0 3 1 0 7 13 .217 .301 .277 .578 53 23 1 3 1 0 0
2010 30 175 345 321 40 76 7 1 9 30 4 0 15 55 .237 .280 .349 .629 68 112 2 5 2 2 0
2011 31 288 626 578 75 139 15 4 16 58 6 1 29 87 .240 .285 .363 .648 74 210 10 8 8 3 0
2012 32 363 753 691 89 160 17 5 17 65 8 1 43 109 .232 .283 .344 .628 69 238 12 8 8 3 0
2013 33 475 1004 907 122 208 23 6 23 88 10 1 70 137 .229 .290 .344 .634 71 312 16 10 10 7 1
2014 34 482 1016 919 124 212 23 7 23 89 10 1 70 139 .231 .290 .346 .636 72 318 16 10 10 7 1

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
2007 27 25 32 27 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 .148 .281 .148 .429 1 25
2009 29 31 62 56 8 14 3 1 0 3 1 4 10 .250 .311 .339 .651 6 31
2010 30 119 253 240 31 60 4 0 9 28 3 8 42 .250 .278 .379 .657 25 119
2011 31 113 283 259 36 65 8 3 7 29 2 14 32 .251 .296 .386 .682 29 113
2012 32 75 127 113 15 21 2 1 1 7 2 14 22 .186 .276 .248 .523 8 75
2013 33 112 253 217 35 49 6 1 6 24 2 28 28 .226 .315 .346 .660 24 112
2014 34 7 12 12 2 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 .333 .333 .500 .833 2 7
7 Yrs 482 1022 924 129 217 23 7 23 92 10 71 139 .235 .294 .350 .644 95 482
162 Game Avg. 162 343 311 43 73 8 2 8 31 3 24 47 .235 .294 .350 .644 32 482



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Defensive WARs c a p y
2010 AL  2.0 (8th)

Triples s c a p y
2014 AL  1 (4th)

                           

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkBatting - 1 (2468), Average HOFer ≈ 144
JAWS Left Field (505th), 0.6 career WAR/0.6 7yr-peak WAR/0.6 JAWS
Average HOF LF (out of 19) = 65.1 career WAR/41.5 7yr-peak WAR/53.3 JAWS

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