ANTWONE KELLY, RIGHT HANDED PITCHER
Born: September 1, 2003
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 183
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Signed: Int’l Free Agent, 2021, Pittsburgh Pirates
How Acquired: International Free Agent
Country: Aruba
Agent: N/A

WTM’s PLAYER PROFILE
The Pirates signed Kelly out of Aruba.  He’s short for a RHP, but after he signed his fastball jumped to the mid-90s.  He also throws a curve.

2021
DSL:  1-2-0, 4.14 ERA, 1.35 WHIP, 37.0 IP, 3.4 BB/9, 9.5 K/9

Pitching as a starter, Kelly had a solid debut in the DSL, with good walk and K rates.  He improved significantly after struggling in his first few starts; in his last nine, he had an ERA of 2.87.

Kelly will be in the Gulf Coast League in 2022.

CONTRACT INFORMATION
2022: Minor League Contract
PLAYER INFORMATION
Signing Bonus: N/A
MiLB Debut: 2021
MLB Debut: N/A
MiLB FA Eligible:2027
MLB FA Eligible: N/A
Rule 5 Eligible: 2025
Added to 40-Man: N/A
Options Remaining: 3
MLB Service Time: 0.000
TRANSACTIONS
January 15, 2021: Signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates as an international free agent.
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