John Ely Pawtucket Red Sox  |  Pitcher

     
 

Age: 28
Born: May 13, 1986
Harvey, IL
Height: 6-2
Weight: 200
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Drafted: 3rd round, 2007 by Chicago (AL)
How Acquired: Minor league free agent (Dec. 2013)
College: Miami (OH)
High School: Homewood-Flossmoor (IL)

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Scouting Report: Fastball sits 88-92 with good movement. Also throws an inconsistent 12-6 curveball and a plus changeup. Won the PCL Triple Crown in 2012. Competed for a spot in Houston's rotation in 2013, but injured his elbow in his first start at AAA and underwent Tommy John surgery.

 
   
    Career Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age w l % era g gs sv ip h r er hr bb so whip k/bb k/9
  2005 Miami NCAA Coll   19 10 2 0.833 2.87 18 12 1 103.3 82 43 33 8 20 108 0.99 5.40 9.41
  2006 Miami NCAA Coll   20 8 2 0.800 3.57 12 12 0 75.7 76 42 30 4 21 80 1.28 3.81 9.52
  2007 Miami NCAA Coll   21 8 3 0.727 2.89 14 14 0 102.7 95 37 33 6 23 96 1.15 4.17 8.42
  2007 Great Falls Pio Rk ChW 21 6 1 0.857 3.86 13 12 0 56.0 55 26 24 6 14 56 1.23 4.00 9.00
  2008 Winston-Salem Caro A+ ChW 22 10 12 0.455 4.71 27 27 0 145.3 142 83 76 18 46 134 1.29 2.91 8.30
  2009 Birmingham Sou AA ChW 23 14 2 0.875 2.82 27 27 0 156.3 140 63 49 9 50 125 1.22 2.50 7.20
  2010 Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD 24 5 4 0.556 6.22 13 13 0 68.0 70 48 47 10 29 56 1.46 1.93 7.41
  2010 LA Dodgers NL MLB LAD 24 4 10 0.286 5.49 18 18 0 100.0 105 63 61 12 40 76 1.45 1.90 6.84
  2011 Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD 25 7 8 0.467 5.99 25 25 0 144.3 178 109 96 21 44 99 1.54 2.25 6.17
  2011 LA Dodgers NL MLB LAD 25 0 1 0.000 4.26 5 1 0 12.7 12 6 6 2 7 13 1.50 1.86 9.24
  2012 Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD 26 14 7 0.667 3.20 27 27 0 168.7 150 68 60 18 36 165 1.10 4.58 8.80
  2012 LA Dodgers NL MLB LAD 26 0 2 0.000 20.25 2 0 0 2.7 6 6 6 0 4 3 3.75 0.75 10.12
  2013 Oklahoma City PCL AAA Hou 27 0 0 --- --- 1 0 1 4.0 2 0 0 0 2 3 1.00 1.50 6.75
  2014 Greenville SAL A Bos 28 1 0 1.000 5.63 6 0 0 8.0 11 5 5 0 5 7 2.00 1.40 7.88
  2014 Pawtucket IL AAA Bos 28     stats                            
   
  Additional Player Info  
  Pronunciation: ee-lie
First Pro Contract:
June 25, 2007 (Chicago (AL))
Signing Bonus: $240,750
MiLB Debut: June 29, 2007 (Great Falls)
MLFA Eligible: November 2014
Rule 5 Draft Eligible: December 2014
Added to 40-man: -
MLB Debut:
April 28, 2010 (Los Angeles (NL))
MLB Service Time (through 2013):
167 days
Options Remaining
: none (2010, 2011, 2013)
Contract (2014): MiLB Contract
Trade Restrictions
: -
     
  Awards
2009 Southern League Mid-Season All-Star
2009 Southern League Post-Season All-Star
2012 Pacific Coast League Mid-Season All-Star
2012 Pacific Coast League Post-Season All-Star
2012 Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Year
2012 Branch Rickey Award
SoxProspects.com Awards
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