Kelly always looking to learn behind the plate

The turning point for Carson Kelly came not from a conversation or physical adjustment, but rather through the words of a book recommended by his lockermate.
6 days ago

Kelly, Weaver Cards' best Minor Leaguers

Though both Carson Kelly and Luke Weaver finished the 2016 season on the big league roster, the standout seasons that got them to St. Louis have earned the prospects organizational honors.
December 15, 2016

Cards won't utilize Kelly as backup catcher

General manager John Mozeliak said Monday the Cardinals are leaning toward having 22-year-old catcher Carson Kelly begin the 2017 season in the Minors, which means that the club will remain engaged in the catching market this offseason.
December 05, 2016

One Big Rea$on Why Carson Kelly Should Open 2017 in the Minors

Much has been written in recent days (including here) about the evolving catching situation with the St. Louis Cardinals. The clear heir-apparent to long-time star Yadier Molina is 22-year-old Carson Kelly. The prospect, just three years into catching, continues to demonstrate marked improvement in both his defense and his offense. With the release of prior Molina understudy Brayan...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
December 01, 2016

Cardinals activate Pena from DL, purchase Kelly from Memphis

CINCINNATI -- The St. Louis Cardinals activated switch-hitting catcher Brayan Pena from the 60-day disabled list and promoted rookie catcher Carson Kelly from Triple-A Memphis.St. Louis designated Memphis infielder Dean Anna for assignment to make room for Kelly and transferred pitcher Seth Maness (right elbow) from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.Left knee inflammation...
Via Associated Press
September 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Brotherly Love

Carson Kelly was considered a tough sign but went high enough in the 2012 Draft to pass up on a chance to play at Oregon. His little brother has the same decision to make now as the Cardinals picked Parker Kelly in the 34th round. It is a great gesture especially since Parker and I [...]
Via The Cardinal Conclave
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Route 66 Pick

Three for three go the Cards on Day 1 of the 2015 Draft. Bryce Denton is committed to Vanderbilt but St. Louis has never shied away from tough signs before. He reminds me of Carson Kelly and was announced as a 3B option!
Via The Cardinal Conclave
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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