Found April 21, 2013 on STLSportsMinute:
No one would blame you if you forgot Joe Kelly was on the St. Louis Cardinals' roster. While most of the bullpen has been well exposed already in this season, Kelly hasn't seen the mound since April 15th when he pitched two scoreless frames against Pittsburgh. While Kelly hasn't been as sharp in 2013 as he was in 2012, he also hasn't been given as many chances, having pitched a total of only 5.2 innings. While Joe Kelly has been busy keeping the bullpen bench warm, his peers Trevor Rosenthal and Fernando Salas have pitched 10.2 and 7 innings respectively. These two do have a better ERA than Kelly, but they get more playing time. Kelly showed us in 2012 that he can pitch, finishing that season with a 3.53 ERA. While researching stats for this article, I was taken aback at home stable his numbers were throughout 2012, hovering right around a 3.5 ERA the entire season. He gave up just 10 HR in 107 innings last year. The two he's given up this year came in one ...
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