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Portrait of Balbino Fuenmayor

Balbino Fuenmayor 1BRoyals

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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 26)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
250 .275 10 27 35 0 .270 0.3
Birth Date11-26-1989
Height6' 3"
Weight230 lbs
Age26 years, 7 months, 5 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2012
2013
2014
2015
0.32016
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2007 BLJ Rk 48 197 .173 .245 .324 .357 .000 .275 101 -18.5 5.8 -0.7 1.0 -0.1 -13.4 -1.2 -13.4 -1.2
2008 BLJ Rk 50 197 .269 .241 .319 .349 .000 .406 111 1.8 5.7 0.6 14.5 0.6 8.6 2.2 8.6 2.2
2009 LNS A 113 435 .231 .250 .325 .367 .000 .348 110 -13.1 12.4 -3.5 1.6 -0.2 -4.3 -0.3 -4.3 -0.3
2010 LNS A 100 372 .222 .254 .333 .382 .000 .313 110 -14.9 10.9 -6.9 -0.5 -1.2 -12.2 -1.3 -12.2 -1.3
2011 LNS A 29 104 .240 .255 .323 .380 .000 .355 101 -2.3 3.0 0 -2.3 -2.1 -1.4 -0.4 -1.4 -0.4
2011 VAN A- 61 250 .258 .251 .325 .366 .000 .282 94 -0.6 7.2 -1.5 -4.1 0.7 5.8 0.2 5.8 0.2
2011 ORI Wnt 10 25 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .143 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 VAN A- 67 283 .287 .247 .331 .357 .000 .370 109 7.9 7.8 -5 0.8 1.9 12.6 1.4 12.6 1.4
2012 ORI Wnt 14 34 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .435 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 LNS A 26 108 .257 .246 .321 .366 .000 .262 111 -0.3 3.0 -2 -2.4 0.2 1.0 -0.1 1.0 -0.1
2015 NWA AA 73 308 .340 .255 .322 .389 .000 .381 102 25.2 8.3 -5.3 -1.1 -2.2 26.0 2.7 26.0 2.7
2015 OMA AAA 16 70 .347 .261 .326 .387 .000 .436 91 6.4 1.9 -1.2 -1.5 -0.7 6.4 0.5 6.4 0.5
2016 OMA AAA 58 225 .249 .267 .334 .406 .268 .341 101 -2.6 6.2 -4 0.5 -5.6 -6.0 -0.6 -6.0 -0.6

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2007 BLJ Rk 197 13 31 5 2 1 12 12 68 0 0 .174 .246 .242 .067 .173 -13.4 1.0 -1.2
2008 BLJ Rk 197 25 55 14 2 3 26 11 48 0 3 .307 .364 .458 .151 .269 8.6 14.5 2.2
2009 LNS A 435 43 110 21 3 8 54 9 119 1 3 .263 .281 .384 .122 .231 -4.3 1.6 -0.3
2010 LNS A 372 32 76 20 3 9 46 20 123 0 0 .220 .268 .373 .153 .222 -12.2 -0.5 -1.3
2011 VAN A- 250 24 54 13 0 6 29 14 56 1 0 .234 .288 .368 .134 .258 5.8 -4.1 0.2
2011 ORI Wnt 25 3 4 0 0 2 5 3 5 1 0 .190 .320 .476 .286 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 LNS A 104 10 27 5 1 0 11 8 19 0 1 .287 .346 .362 .074 .240 -1.4 -2.3 -0.4
2012 VAN A- 283 35 73 20 1 9 52 14 82 1 0 .282 .325 .471 .189 .287 12.6 0.8 1.4
2012 ORI Wnt 34 9 10 2 0 0 5 3 7 2 0 .333 .412 .400 .067 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 LNS A 108 13 20 4 1 4 17 8 32 0 0 .208 .287 .396 .188 .257 1.0 -2.4 -0.1
2015 NWA AA 308 50 103 22 1 15 51 12 46 1 0 .354 .386 .591 .237 .340 26.0 -1.1 2.7
2015 OMA AAA 70 12 26 6 1 2 15 0 13 0 0 .377 .371 .580 .203 .347 6.4 -1.5 0.5
2016 OMA AAA 225 17 58 16 0 2 23 11 45 0 0 .279 .320 .385 .106 .249 -6.0 0.5 -0.6

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2011-05-14 2011-05-21 Minors 7 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status

Details
  • $0.75M signing bonus
  • amateur free agent-Venezuela 06

2016 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/15/2015 05:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
90o 325 43 100 21 2 15 50 11 65 0 0 .326 .356 .557 .319 21.9 1B -4 2.0
80o 299 38 87 18 2 13 44 10 61 0 0 .309 .338 .526 .302 15.4 1B -3 1.3
70o 281 34 79 16 2 12 40 9 59 0 0 .296 .324 .504 .290 11.2 1B -3 0.9
60o 265 31 72 15 2 11 37 8 56 0 0 .285 .313 .486 .280 7.9 1B -3 0.5
50o 250 29 65 13 2 10 34 7 54 0 0 .275 .302 .468 .271 5.1 1B -3 0.3
40o 235 26 59 12 1 9 31 7 52 0 0 .265 .292 .451 .261 2.7 1B -3 0.0
30o 219 23 53 11 1 8 28 6 49 0 0 .255 .280 .432 .251 0.3 1B -2 -0.2
20o 201 20 47 10 1 7 24 5 46 0 0 .242 .267 .411 .239 -2.1 1B -2 -0.5
10o 175 17 38 8 1 6 20 4 41 0 0 .225 .249 .381 .223 -4.6 1B -2 -0.7
Weighted Mean2583069142103585500.281.308.478.2766.61B -30.4

2016 Rest-of-Season Forecast

Last Update: 7/1/2016 09:43 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
90o 525 65 156 35 3 19 74 21 107 1 0 .318 .352 .521 .308 33.0 1B -5 3.1
80o 499 59 140 31 2 18 67 19 104 0 0 .301 .333 .491 .291 23.4 1B -5 2.1
70o 480 54 129 29 2 16 62 17 103 0 0 .288 .319 .470 .280 17.0 1B -4 1.4
60o 465 51 121 27 2 15 58 16 101 0 0 .277 .308 .452 .270 11.9 1B -4 0.8
50o 450 48 113 25 2 14 55 15 99 0 0 .267 .297 .436 .260 7.4 1B -4 0.4
40o 435 44 106 24 2 13 51 14 98 0 0 .257 .286 .419 .251 3.1 1B -4 -0.1
30o 420 41 98 22 2 12 48 13 96 0 0 .246 .275 .401 .241 -1.1 1B -4 -0.5
20o 401 38 89 20 2 11 44 12 93 0 0 .234 .261 .381 .229 -5.7 1B -4 -1.0
10o 375 33 77 17 1 10 39 10 89 0 0 .216 .243 .352 .212 -11.4 1B -3 -1.6
Weighted Mean4584911826215571610000.272.303.445.2659.81B -40.6

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
0% 16% 4% 18% 35%

Preseason Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2016 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP VORP BRR POS_ADJ REP_ADJ RAA FRAA
20172740148102222155412860.270.298.459.2660.26.6-0.7-5.19.92.4-4.3
20182839248102213155412840.273.303.466.2700.47.8-0.7-5.19.73.9-4.2
2019293824697202145113810.271.302.459.2670.36.5-0.7-5.09.42.7-4.1
2020303734696202145013800.272.303.460.2680.36.6-0.7-5.09.23.1-4.0
2021313604493192144911770.271.301.460.2670.25.8-0.7-4.98.92.6-3.9
2022323284083172124411720.270.301.456.2660.14.9-0.6-4.68.11.9-3.5
2023333243983172124311700.269.300.451.2640.14.2-0.6-4.68.01.3-3.5
2024342953575152103810640.268.298.446.2620.03.2-0.5-4.27.30.6-3.2
2025352883473152103710630.268.299.446.2620.03.1-0.5-4.17.10.6-3.1

Long-Term Forecast Based on RoS PECOTA (Beyond the 2016 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP VORP BRR POS_ADJ REP_ADJ RAA FRAA
201727250306414110347540.271.299.463.2680.911.0-0.5-1.710.13.1-2.5
201828505631332742070161060.276.306.471.2730.711.5-0.9-3.710.65.5-5.1
201929626751613442281231330.271.303.450.2670.28.3-1.2-4.711.22.9-6.3
202030617771593442282271280.276.315.463.2750.813.5-1.2-4.812.17.3-6.3
202131610781613132687201260.279.309.480.2760.510.6-1.2-4.910.26.5-6.2
202232600741543742382251430.272.307.472.2730.16.8-1.2-4.98.54.4-6.1
202333609751573532382231330.272.305.463.2690.813.1-1.3-5.214.45.2-6.2
202434535601322351766141230.257.282.420.246-0.9-2.4-0.7-4.76.4-3.4-5.4

Upside By Year

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 PEAK 5
4.54.93.70.11.2614.3

Previous Year Preseason Upside By Year

Yr Proj 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 PEAK 5
2015out of baseball0.8out of baseballout of baseball0.10.10.8

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 82)

Rank Score Name Year TAv Trend
1 92 Brian Dopirak 2010 .000 DNP
2 92 Hunter Morris 2015 .000 DNP
3 88 Adam Duvall 2015 .286
4 88 Jake Fox 2009 .273
5 87 Clint Robinson 2011 .000 DNP
6 87 Garrett Jones 2007 .209
7 87 Andy Wilkins 2015 .000 DNP
8 86 Henry Wrigley 2013 .000 DNP
9 86 Luis Antonio Jimenez 2008 .000 DNP
10 85 Cody Overbeck 2012 .000 DNP
11 85 Matt Clark 2013 .000 DNP
12 84 Rebel Ridling 2012 .000 DNP
13 84 Reynaldo Rodriguez 2013 .000 DNP
14 84 Joel Guzman 2011 .000 DNP
15 84 Tyler Moore 2013 .238
16 84 Evan Gattis 2013 .271
17 84 Matthew Brown 2009 .000 DNP
18 84 Brian Fletcher 2015 .000 DNP
19 83 Mat Gamel 2012 .225
20 83 Ernesto Mejia 2012 .000 DNP
21 83 Justin Bour 2014 .279
22 83 Ian Gac 2012 .000 DNP
23 83 Darin Ruf 2013 .279
24 83 David Winfree 2012 .000 DNP
25 83 Joe Mahoney 2013 .273
26 83 Daniel Dorn 2011 .000 DNP
27 83 Seth Loman 2012 .000 DNP
28 83 Rhyne Hughes 2010 .207
29 82 Matt Mangini 2012 .000 DNP
30 82 Michael Bianucci 2012 .000 DNP
31 82 Larry Broadway 2007 .000 DNP
32 82 Jesus Guzman 2010 .000 DNP
33 82 Chad Tracy 2012 .000 DNP
34 82 Mark Trumbo 2012 .287
35 82 Angel Salome 2012 .000 DNP
36 82 Jason Fransz 2007 .000 DNP
37 82 Mauro Gomez 2011 .000 DNP
38 82 Bryce Brentz 2015 .000 DNP
39 82 Erik Lis 2010 .000 DNP
40 82 Andrew Brown 2011 .139
41 82 Leonard Davis 2010 .000 DNP
42 82 Nick Evans 2012 .000 DNP
43 81 Tagg Bozied 2006 .000 DNP
44 81 Walter Young 2006 .000 DNP
45 81 Kyle Roller 2014 .000 DNP
46 81 Jeremie Tice 2013 .000 DNP
47 81 Kent Matthes 2013 .000 DNP
48 81 Nate Freiman 2013 .262
49 81 Joe Koshansky 2008 .245
50 81 Tommy Medica 2014 .282
51 81 Kevin West 2006 .000 DNP
52 80 Greg Sain 2006 .000 DNP
53 80 Mark Hamilton 2011 .218
54 80 Matt Rizzotti 2012 .000 DNP
55 80 Roger Kieschnick 2013 .196
56 80 Brock Peterson 2010 .000 DNP
57 80 Josh Kroeger 2009 .000 DNP
58 80 Steven Hill 2011 .000 DNP
59 80 Michael Aubrey 2008 .219
60 80 Dennis Raben 2014 .000 DNP
61 79 Ryan Strieby 2012 .000 DNP
62 79 Dean Green 2015 .000 DNP
63 79 Andrew Lambo 2015 .083
64 79 Gabe Jacobo 2013 .000 DNP
65 79 Allen Craig 2011 .324
66 79 Ben Paulsen 2014 .294
67 79 Jeff Baker 2007 .207
68 79 Delwyn Young 2008 .239
69 79 Marquez Smith 2011 .000 DNP
70 79 Cody Decker 2013 .000 DNP
71 79 Ryan Roberson 2010 .000 DNP
72 79 Erik Castro 2014 .000 DNP
73 79 Gabriel Martinez 2009 .000 DNP
74 79 Wes Bankston 2010 .000 DNP
75 79 Brian Pellegrini 2011 .000 DNP
76 78 Joey Terdoslavich 2015 .227
77 78 Paul McAnulty 2007 .209
78 78 Scott Van Slyke 2013 .285
79 78 Sean Halton 2013 .233
80 78 Aaron Baker 2014 .000 DNP
81 78 Chris Jacobs 2015 .000 DNP
82 78 Juan Francisco 2013 .253
83 78 Luke Hughes 2011 .228
84 78 David Freese 2009 .300
85 78 Stefen Romero 2015 .255
86 78 Brett Carroll 2009 .243
87 78 Stefan Gartrell 2010 .000 DNP
88 78 Daniel Matienzo 2007 .000 DNP
89 78 Ryan Shealy 2006 .244
90 78 Justin Huber 2009 .203
91 78 Zoilo Almonte 2015 .000 DNP
92 78 Cole Garner 2011 .184
93 77 John Mayberry 2010 .427
94 77 Brahiam Maldonado 2012 .000 DNP
95 77 John-Ford Griffin 2006 .000 DNP
96 77 Kiel Roling 2013 .000 DNP
97 77 Stephen McQuail 2015 .000 DNP
98 77 Brad Glenn 2013 .000 DNP
99 77 Beau Mills 2013 .000 DNP
100 77 Doug Deeds 2007 .000 DNP

Platoon

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Definition of multi-year splits

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2016 Indy-league find Balbino Fuenmayor was tearing up the high minors before tearing up his knee in August; his aggressive approach may yet become a millstone, but if he can continue to pair his newfound hit tool with his ever-present power, his comeback story might have a happy ending.
2015 Toronto washout Balbino Fuenmayor revived his career and put on a laser show in the Can-Am League; signed by the Royals, there's some chance he could be the next Chris Colabello, and a better chance he won't be.

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2016 Prospects: Kansas City Royals Top 10 ProspectsChristopher Crawford2016-01-26
2016 Prospects: Kansas City Royals Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2016-01-26
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFive to Watch: Double-A RisersGreg Wellemeyer2015-07-23
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Tuesday, July 21stJeff Moore2015-07-22
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: July 15, 2015BP Prospect Staff2015-07-15
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: World TeamChristopher Crawford2015-07-13
This article requires BP Premium accessMonday Morning Ten Pack: Candidates for the Top 101BP Prospect Staff2015-07-06
Future Shock: Blue Jays Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2009-03-12


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