Merrill Kelly Wife
Meet Bre Kelly! She is Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Merrill Kelly Wife! Kelkly who joined the D-Backs in December 2018, started his career with the Tampa Bay Rays in 2010, before he was assigned to the minor leagues and the SK Wyverns of the Korea Baseball Organization.
Merrill Kelly beautiful wife Bre Kelly was born Breanna Renee Carl on October 11, 1989, in Phoenix Arizona.
She is the daughter of Eugene and Linda Carl. Merrill and Bre’s photos together on social media were first posted in 2013.
Bre Kelly attended Arizona State University, where she was a member of the Sun Devils cheering team.
They got engaged in January 2018 and married in February 2019.
Bre and Merrill Kelly welcomed their daughter Hadley in February 2022.
Merrill Kelly MLB Career
- June 7, 2010: Kelly was drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in the eighth round (251st overall) of the MLB draft. He began his career at Low-A.
- June 10, 2010: Kelly signed a contract with the Tampa Bay Rays.
- 2011: He played for the Charlotte Stone Crabs and finished with an 8–7 record and a 3.28 ERA.
- 2012: For the Montgomery Biscuits, Kelly primarily served as a relief pitcher, finishing with an 8–3 record and a 3.57 ERA.
- 2013: Kelly played for the Biscuits and Triple-A Durham Bulls, recording a 13–8 record with 111 strikeouts and a 3.64 ERA in 28 games.
- 2014: Despite being a non-roster invitee to spring training, Kelly didn’t make the Opening Day roster. He spent the season with Durham, earning a 9–4 record and a 2.76 ERA.
- 2015: Kelly signed with the SK Wyverns of the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO).
- 2015 – 2018: In four seasons with the SK Wyverns, he had a 48–32 record and a 3.86 ERA, winning the 2018 Korean Series.
- Dec 4, 2018: Kelly signed a two-year major league contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
- April 1, 2019: Kelly made his major league debut against the San Diego Padres, earning his first win.
- 2019: Despite leading the National League in losses with 14, Kelly led the Diamondbacks in wins (13) and innings (183+1⁄3).
- 2020: Kelly began the season in the rotation but was sidelined after 5 starts due to a shoulder injury.
- 2021: He had a 7–11 record over 27 starts for the Diamondbacks, who lost 110 games that season.
- November 1, 2021: The Arizona Diamondbacks exercise a $4.25 million option for 2021 of Kelly’s contract.
- April 1, 2022: Kelly signed a two-year, $18 million contract extension with the Diamondbacks.
- 2022: He started the season with a 15-inning scoreless streak, three short of the franchise record. He won the National League Pitcher of the Month Award for July 2022 and the National League Player of the Week Award for the week of July 25–July 31.
Merrill Kelly Contract and Salary
On April 2, 2023, Merrill Kelly signed a two-year, $18 million contract extension with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The contract included a $1 million signing bonus, $18 million guarantee and a salary of $9 million.