Scott Kelly

Position: IF
Date of Birth: 05/07/1991
Height: 5' 8"   Weight: 175 lbs
Bats: R
Throws: R
Resides: West Windsor, NJ

Kelly enters his seventh season with the Somerset Patriots and seventh in the Atlantic League. He is the longest tenured player on the team, after originally earning a spot on the roster from the 2014 spring training open tryouts. Once the season begins, Kelly will be one of only two players in franchise history to play for the Patriots in seven different seasons.
The versatile infielder enters the 2020 season ranking among franchise leaders in a number of categories. Kelly currently ranks third all-time in stolen bases (114), eighth in games (472), 11th in at-bats (1,391), 12th in runs (208) and 14th in both hits (336) and walks (130). He is also just two stolen bases shy of tying Michael Warner (116) for second on the team’s all-time list.
The West Windsor, New Jersey native stole 14 bases with 25 runs and 18 RBI over 77 games with the Patriots last year. He not only split time between second base, third base and shortstop along the infield, but he saw extensive time in the outfield for the first time in his career. Kelly spent 39 games in the outfield last season, evenly distributing his time between left, right and center field. Ultimately, Kelly played every position for the Patriots in 2019 aside from catcher, first base and pitcher.
Kelly’s best two seasons in a Patriots uniform came in 2016 and 2017. He appeared in a career-high 116 games in 2016 and set career marks in hits (102), runs (66), doubles (17), and stolen bases (38) along with a .265 average in 2016. The 38 steals led the team and ranked fourth overall in the Atlantic League that year. The following season, Kelly stole 25 bases and set career highs in RBI (31), walks (38) and triples (four). His 25 steals ranked second on the team, while he also finished third on the team in at-bats (340) and fourth in runs (52).
The Patriots’ fan favorite enjoyed a standout collegiate career at The College of New Jersey. There, Kelly hit .345 and .346 in his last two collegiate seasons at respectively. Additionally, he is the program’s all-time leader in at-bats (663) and stolen bases (98), while ranking second in runs scored (165) and fourth in games played (161).
The TCNJ alumnus owns a .242 average with two home runs, 106 RBI and 114 stolen bases over his six seasons in Somerset.



# Name POS
44 Fox Beyer First Base Coach
29 Brett Jodie Manager
23 Jon Hunton Pitching Coach
5 Chuck Stewart Third Base Coach


# Name POS
4 Yovan Gonzalez C


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2 Scott Kelly IF
7 Will Kengor IF
12 Gustavo Nunez IF
15 Jason Rogers IF


# Name POS
1 Justin Pacchioli OF
3 Jan Hernandez OF
16 Paulo Orlando OF
38 Jimmy Paredes OF


# Name POS
0 Taylor Wright P
0 Josh Almonte P
0 Jeff Kinley P
11 Thomas Dorminy P
24 David Kubiak P
25 Pat Dean P
26 Johnny Barbato P
27 Jay Gause P
35 Gunnar Kines P
39 Brett Oberholtzer P
47 Vance Worley P
50 James Pugliese P