Keone Kela

Keone Kela #35

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 1" /215
  • Age: 25

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Keone Kela 2018 Stats

G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
47 3-3 2.96 45.2 55 1.12

Keone Kela MLB Career Stats

G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
189 19-10 3.32 178.2 219 1.14

Keone Kela Bio

  • Full Name: Keone Cole Kela
  • Nickname: Key
  • Born: 4/16/1993 in Los Angeles, CA
  • Draft: 2012, Texas Rangers, 12th rd. (396th overall)
  • College: Everett CC, WA
  • Debut: 4/7/2015
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2018 Stats 3 3 2.96 47 0 24 45.2 55 1.12
MLB Career Stats 19 10 3.32 189 0 27 178.2 219 1.14

Keone Kela 2018 Splits

Duration W L ERA G GS SV IP H ER BB SO WHIP
Last 7 Games 0 0 1.29 7 0 0 7.0 4 1 2 8 0.86
Last 15 Games 0 0 2.30 15 0 4 15.2 13 4 6 19 1.21
Last 30 Games 0 1 1.82 30 0 16 29.2 18 6 11 36 0.98
Duration W L ERA G GS SV IP H ER BB SO WHIP
Last 7 Games 0 0 1.29 7 0 0 7.0 4 1 2 8 0.86
Last 15 Games 0 0 2.30 15 0 4 15.2 13 4 6 19 1.21
Last 30 Games 0 1 1.82 30 0 16 29.2 18 6 11 36 0.98
Last 3 Games W L SV IP H ER BB SO
8/17 vs CHC 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 1 1
8/19 vs CHC 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 1 3
8/20 vs ATL 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 1
Last 3 Games W L SV IP H ER BB SO
8/17 vs CHC 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 1 1
8/19 vs CHC 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 1 3
8/20 vs ATL 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 1
2018 Games by Position: RP (47)

Keone Kela Four-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2018 Pirates NL 467 Four-seam FB 96.7 2,267 88.2
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 93.1 2,262 88.5
Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2018 Pirates NL 467 Four-seam FB 96.7 2,267 88.2
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 93.1 2,262 88.5

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Keone Kela 2018 Projections

Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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1 1 3.00 15 0 0 0 1 1 15.0 12 6 5 1 1 6 0 19 1.20
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4 4 2.97 62 0 0 0 25 26 60.2 46 21 20 5 1 23 2 74 1.14
Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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1 1 3.00 15 0 0 0 1 1 15.0 12 6 5 1 1 6 0 19 1.20
Cumulative
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4 4 2.97 62 0 0 0 25 26 60.2 46 21 20 5 1 23 2 74 1.14

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Awards

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Games

Season G Rank
2015 68 16th in AL

Holds

Season HLD Rank
2015 22 8th in AL
2016 15 23rd in AL

Keone Kela Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
August 3, 2018 Pittsburgh Pirates activated RHP Keone Kela.
July 31, 2018 Texas Rangers traded RHP Keone Kela to Pittsburgh Pirates for Taylor Hearn and Player To Be Named Later.
September 12, 2017 Texas Rangers activated RHP Keone Kela from the 10-day disabled list.
September 12, 2017 Texas Rangers activated RHP Keone Kela from the 10-day disabled list.
August 8, 2017 Texas Rangers placed RHP Keone Kela on the 10-day disabled list retroactive to August 5, 2017. Right shoulder soreness.
July 3, 2017 Texas Rangers activated RHP Keone Kela.
April 17, 2017 Texas Rangers recalled RHP Keone Kela from Round Rock Express.
March 31, 2017 Texas Rangers optioned RHP Keone Kela to Round Rock Express.
July 15, 2016 Keone Kela roster status changed by Texas Rangers.
July 7, 2016 Texas Rangers sent RHP Keone Kela on a rehab assignment to Frisco RoughRiders.
July 4, 2016 Texas Rangers sent RHP Keone Kela on a rehab assignment to Round Rock Express.
April 25, 2016 Texas Rangers transferred RHP Keone Kela from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
April 21, 2016 Texas Rangers placed RHP Keone Kela on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 20, 2016. Right elbow impingement.
August 11, 2015 Texas Rangers recalled RHP Keone Kela from Frisco RoughRiders.
August 1, 2015 Texas Rangers optioned RHP Keone Kela to Frisco RoughRiders.
April 5, 2015 Texas Rangers selected the contract of Keone Kela from Frisco RoughRiders.
January 23, 2015 Texas Rangers invited non-roster RHP Keone Kela to spring training.
June 25, 2014 Frisco RoughRiders activated RHP Keone Kela from the 7-day disabled list.
June 14, 2014 Frisco RoughRiders placed RHP Keone Kela on the 7-day disabled list. left calf strain
May 3, 2014 RHP Keone Kela assigned to Frisco RoughRiders from Myrtle Beach Pelicans.
April 1, 2014 RHP Keone Kela assigned to Myrtle Beach Pelicans from Spokane Indians.
March 18, 2014 RHP Keone Kela assigned to Texas Rangers.
July 26, 2013 RHP Keone Kela assigned to Spokane Indians from Hickory Crawdads.
July 17, 2013 AZL Rangers sent RHP Keone Kela on a rehab assignment to Spokane Indians.
July 8, 2013 Keone Kela roster status changed by AZL Rangers.
June 28, 2013 Keone Kela roster status changed by Hickory Crawdads.
May 17, 2013 Hickory Crawdads activated RHP Keone Kela from the 7-day disabled list.
April 7, 2013 Hickory Crawdads placed RHP Keone Kela on the 7-day disabled list.
April 3, 2013 RHP Keone Kela assigned to Hickory Crawdads from AZL Rangers.
June 20, 2012 Keone Kela assigned to AZL Rangers from Texas Rangers.
June 7, 2012 Texas Rangers signed RHP Keone Kela.

Keone Cole Kela Bio Info

Keone Cole Kela…travelled to China this past offseason and hosted 5 camps in Najing and Wuxi at the MLB Development Centers...has participated in Rangers winter caravan over the last 2 offseasons…was 2-2 with a 2.07 ERA and 2 saves over 13 games/4 starts for Everett (WA) Community College in 2012…was a fire science major at Everett…selected by Seattle in the 29th round of the 2011 June draft out of Chief Sealth (WA) International High School, but did not sign…was WSBCA All-State and Metro League-Co-MVP selections as a senior at Chief Sealth.

2017

Despite starting the season at Triple-A and enduring a pair of DL stints, Kela finished among A.L. relief leaders in both opponents avg. (1st, .135) and opp. OPS (7th, .479)… missed nearly 2 months on the disabled list due to a pair of trips to the disabled list with right shoulder soreness (6/30-7/19 and 8/5-9/11).

TEXAS // Posted a team-high 11 holds despite finishing T5th on the club with 39 relief appearances...initially recalled from Round Rock (AAA) on 4/17 and did not allow a run over 6 G (6.1 IP) in April…held opponents 0-for-16 to start the season… surrendered season-high 4 runs on a Marwin Gonzalez grand slam on 5/2 at HOU and posted a 5.28 ERA (9 ER/15.1 IP) from 5/2-6/9…had 12.2 scoreless innings over 13 G from 6/10- 8/3, opponents batted .095 (4-42) w/ one XBH in that span… ERA over final 26 outings beg. 5/19 was 1.75 (5 ER/25.2 IP)… converted 2 of 3 save chances: 5/21 at DET and 9/21 at SEA… matched career high with 4 SO (all consecutive) to earn win in club's comeback win on 6/10 at WAS…also had 4 K's, 5/19 at DET.

ROUND ROCK // Opened the season at Round Rock and had a 2.25 ERA (1 ER/4.0 IP) in 4 outings…recorded multiple strikeouts in every outing, whiffing 8 of 18 batters faced overall.

2016

Was 5-1 with a 6.09 ERA (23 ER/34.0 IP) over 35 relief appearances in his 2nd major league season…missed nearly 3 months following April elbow surgery, but returned to post the 3rd-most relief appearances on the club after the All-Star break…ranked 11th among A.L. relievers (min. 30.0 IP) and led all Texas relievers with 11.91 SO/9…his 15 holds ranked T3rd on staff despite time missed

2015

Went 7-5 with one save and a 2.39 ERA (16 ER/60.1 IP) and 68 strikeouts over 68 relief appearances while emerging as one of the club's top set up men in his rookie campaign…after making the team as a non-roster invite in spring training, he had 2 stints with the club: Opening Day-7/31 and 8/11-end of season…ranked among the A.L. relief leaders in wins (T2nd, 7) and holds (T8th, 22), and averaged 10.14strikeouts per 9 innings.

2014

Averaged 12.5 SO/9 across 2 different levels and finished tied for the 2nd-most saves (10) in the farm system…combined to go 2-2 with a 2.02 ERA (11 ER/49.0 IP) and 68 strikeouts over 44 relief appearances with Myrtle Beach (High-A) and Frisco (AA)…whiffed 32.4% (68 of 21) of all batters faced…held opponents to a .176 average (31-176)…allowed just one home run in 49.0 innings of work… rated the 14th-best prospect in the organization by MLB.com following the season…opened season with Pelicans before 5/3 promotion to Frisco…on Frisco DL, 6/13-24 with calf strain… fanned 4 of 5 batters faced over 2 scoreless appearances in the Texas League playoffs.

2013

Averaged 12.0 SO/9.0 IP at 3 different stops in the Texas minor league system…opened the season with Hickory (Low-A) and made one relief appearance before he was on DL, 4/6-5/15 with a right elbow impingement… was on DL with a left ankle sprain from 6/28-7/25 and completed a rehab assignment with the AZL Rangers from 7/8-16 and Spokane 7/17-26…remained in Spokane (Short-A) following activation for the remainder of the season…allowed runs in just 3 of 12 outings with the Indians and averaged 14.0 SO/9…joined the AFL's Surprise Saguaros on 10/21 and allowed just one run over 8.2 innings of work and 7 relief outings…posted a 1.50 ERA (1 ER/6.0 IP) with 8 SO/0 BB over 6 relief outings with Magallanes in the Venezuelan Winter League.

2012

Spent 1st pro season with AZL Rangers (rookie)…averaged 11.9 SO/9.0 IP…registered strikeouts against 35.9% of BF…all 4 hits permitted were singles.