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Portrait of Whit Merrifield

Whit Merrifield 2BRoyals

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 25)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
250 .238 2 28 18 9 .227 0.2
Birth Date1-24-1989
Height6' 1"
Weight175 lbs
Age25 years, 8 months, 29 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
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2011
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2013
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WARP Summary

Standard

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

Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2010 BUR A 47 209 .255 .260 .336 .386 .258 .294 104 -1 6.1 -0.5 3.0 1.5 5.6 0.9 5.6 0.9
2011 WIL A+ 126 547 .262 .247 .318 .370 .248 .310 96 1.1 16.4 -1.6 1.9 2.1 18.8 2.0 18.8 2.0
2012 WIL A+ 101 440 .274 .255 .323 .388 .261 .292 90 6.8 13.2 -1.7 3.4 3.2 19.4 2.3 19.4 2.3
2012 NWA AA 24 106 .226 .253 .318 .384 .259 .312 100 -3.8 2.9 -0.1 -0.5 0.0 -0.5 -0.1 -0.5 -0.1
2012 SUR Wnt 19 78 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .271 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 NWA AA 94 353 .260 .252 .315 .390 .257 .318 104 0 9.6 -2 9.7 -2.1 6.5 1.7 6.6 1.7
2014 NWA AA 44 190 .302 .249 .320 .375 .255 .305 104 8.2 5.2 -0.3 -1.7 -0.2 13.4 1.2 13.4 1.2
2014 OMA AAA 76 345 .296 .277 .341 .435 .269 .394 99 14 10.3 -2.7 -1.4 2.9 22.3 2.1 22.3 2.1

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
2010 BUR A 209 24 47 8 3 5 26 15 42 5 3 .253 .312 .409 .156 .255 5.6 3.0 0.9
2011 WIL A+ 547 74 125 30 3 5 36 52 89 24 14 .262 .337 .369 .107 .262 18.8 1.9 2.0
2012 WIL A+ 440 59 98 20 3 8 36 41 69 25 5 .258 .333 .389 .132 .274 19.4 3.4 2.3
2012 SUR Wnt 78 15 17 1 0 1 8 10 8 9 1 .250 .346 .309 .059 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 NWA AA 106 12 25 2 1 1 8 8 19 3 2 .260 .314 .333 .073 .226 -0.5 -0.5 -0.1
2013 NWA AA 353 31 87 20 5 3 43 22 57 17 7 .270 .319 .391 .121 .260 6.6 9.7 1.7
2014 OMA AAA 345 57 109 28 3 3 29 17 52 11 7 .340 .373 .474 .134 .296 22.3 -1.4 2.1
2014 NWA AA 190 22 45 13 1 5 20 22 27 5 4 .278 .366 .463 .185 .302 13.4 -1.7 1.2

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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-05-20 2014-05-31 Minors 11 0 Left Wrist Sprain -

Compensation

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Details

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
90o 514 58 131 25 3 6 46 35 90 21 8 .283 .329 .390 .265 16.6 2B 2, LF 4 2.5
80o 492 53 119 23 3 5 42 32 89 19 7 .267 .311 .368 .251 9.3 2B 2, LF 3 1.7
70o 476 50 111 21 3 5 39 30 88 18 7 .256 .299 .352 .241 4.4 2B 2, LF 3 1.2
60o 463 47 104 20 2 5 37 28 86 17 6 .246 .288 .338 .233 0.4 2B 2, LF 3 0.7
50o 450 44 97 19 2 4 35 26 85 16 6 .237 .278 .326 .225 -3.1 2B 2, LF 3 0.3
40o 437 42 92 18 2 4 33 25 84 15 5 .228 .268 .313 .217 -6.4 2B 2, LF 3 -0.1
30o 424 39 85 16 2 4 31 23 83 14 5 .219 .258 .300 .208 -9.7 2B 2, LF 3 -0.4
20o 408 36 78 15 2 3 29 21 81 12 5 .207 .245 .284 .198 -13.2 2B 2, LF 3 -0.9
10o 386 33 69 13 2 3 26 18 79 11 4 .192 .228 .263 .184 -17.7 2B 2, LF 3 -1.4
Weighted Mean45645991924362786166.241.283.331.228-1.52B 2, LF 30.5

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
3% 13% 1% 10% 19%

Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2014 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
201526250255511132216479.243.293.343.2350.40.70.40.214.9-14.93.2
201627250255511132117489.239.294.332.2310.1-1.90.40.114.9-17.43.2
201728612581282436504011220.230.283.316.2230.1-6.40.70.114.9-22.27.7
201829569551232436483810718.237.290.327.2300.5-2.80.2-0.114.9-17.97.2
201930615621322627534411218.239.295.333.2330.7-1.6-0.2-0.314.9-16.17.8
202031613621302628544511417.236.295.335.2340.7-1.7-0.5-0.414.9-15.77.8
202132619621312528544511616.234.292.329.2310.5-3.6-0.7-0.614.9-17.27.8
202233616621272527534712015.232.292.325.2300.3-5.0-1.1-0.814.9-18.17.8
202334622631312629554611613.233.292.333.2320.4-4.3-1.5-1.014.9-16.87.9

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
out of baseball0.7out of baseball0.80.50.22

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6 92 Andy Dirks 2011 .238
7 91 Lucas Montero 2010 .000 DNP
8 91 Matt Miller 2008 .000 DNP
9 91 Cody Haerther 2009 .000 DNP
10 91 Jarred Ball 2008 .000 DNP
11 91 Nick Liles 2013 .000 DNP
12 90 Ty Wright 2010 .000 DNP
13 90 Derrick Robinson 2013 .252
14 89 Brad McElroy 2011 .000 DNP
15 89 Sean Henry 2011 .000 DNP
16 89 Jake Shaffer 2013 .000 DNP
17 89 Lou Montanez 2007 .000 DNP
18 89 Lee Haydel 2013 .000 DNP
19 89 Jesus Valdez 2010 .000 DNP
20 89 Andrew Heid 2013 .000 DNP
21 88 Jeff Frazier 2008 .000 DNP
22 88 Matt McBride 2010 .000 DNP
23 88 Brad Chalk 2011 .000 DNP
24 88 Kraig Binick 2010 .000 DNP
25 88 Vince Sinisi 2007 .000 DNP
26 88 James Cooper 2009 .000 DNP
27 88 Joshua Flores 2011 .000 DNP
28 88 Bryan Petersen 2011 .281
29 88 Jon Jay 2010 .295
30 87 Donnie Webb 2011 .000 DNP
31 87 Clay Fuller 2012 .000 DNP
32 87 Greg Rohan 2011 .000 DNP
33 86 Tim Smith 2011 .000 DNP
34 86 Archie Gilbert 2009 .000 DNP
35 86 Matt Moses 2010 .000 DNP
36 86 Kipp Schutz 2013 .000 DNP
37 86 Daryl Jones 2012 .000 DNP
38 86 Robert Felmy 2009 .000 DNP
39 86 Boomer Whiting 2009 .000 DNP
40 85 Corey Coles 2007 .000 DNP
41 85 David Lough 2011 .000 DNP
42 85 Trent Oeltjen 2008 .000 DNP
43 85 Matt Young 2008 .000 DNP
44 85 Dan Brewer 2013 .000 DNP
45 85 David Rubinstein 2012 .000 DNP
46 85 Nick Van Stratten 2010 .000 DNP
47 85 Chris Edmondson 2013 .000 DNP
48 85 Rashad Eldridge 2007 .000 DNP
49 85 Anthony Gallas 2013 .000 DNP
50 85 Ollie Linton 2011 .000 DNP
51 84 Aaron Peel 2008 .000 DNP
52 84 Cyle Hankerd 2010 .000 DNP
53 84 Matt Thayer 2007 .000 DNP
54 84 Tim Fedroff 2012 .000 DNP
55 84 Will Venable 2008 .287
56 84 Trevor Crowe 2009 .223
57 84 Michael Earley 2013 .000 DNP
58 83 Josh Prince 2013 .135
59 83 Brandon Roberts 2010 .000 DNP
60 83 Kyle Hudson 2012 .000 DNP
61 83 Phil Avlas 2008 .000 DNP
62 83 Kyle Day 2012 .000 DNP
63 83 Jose Duarte 2010 .000 DNP
64 83 Adam Melker 2013 .000 DNP
65 83 Jeremy Synan 2012 .000 DNP
66 83 Anthony Webster 2008 .000 DNP
67 83 Anthony Scelfo 2012 .000 DNP
68 83 Shaun Cumberland 2010 .000 DNP
69 83 Ryan Lollis 2012 .000 DNP
70 82 Clay Timpner 2008 -.006
71 82 Eddy Martinez-Esteve 2009 .000 DNP
72 82 Adam Calderone 2009 .000 DNP
73 82 Raoul Torrez 2013 .000 DNP
74 82 Ryan Goetz 2013 .000 DNP
75 82 Tyson Auer 2011 .000 DNP
76 82 Willie Cabrera 2012 .000 DNP
77 82 Javon Moran 2008 .000 DNP
78 82 Joseph Tucker 2009 .000 DNP
79 82 Angel Pagan 2007 .259
80 82 Shane Justis 2008 .000 DNP
81 82 Jose Constanza 2009 .000 DNP
82 82 Sean Danielson 2008 .000 DNP
83 82 Chris Pettit 2010 .000 DNP
84 82 Ben Copeland 2009 .000 DNP
85 82 D.J. Wabick 2009 .000 DNP
86 82 Jack Rye 2011 .000 DNP
87 82 Grant Green 2013 .236
88 82 Gorkys Hernandez 2013 .000 DNP
89 81 Michael Spidale 2007 .000 DNP
90 81 Chris Cunningham 2008 .000 DNP
91 81 Nicholas Baligod 2013 .000 DNP
92 81 Evan Frey 2011 .000 DNP
93 81 Peter Lavin 2013 .000 DNP
94 81 James Tomlin 2008 .000 DNP
95 81 Ronald Bermudez 2013 .000 DNP
96 81 David Nicholson 2008 .000 DNP
97 81 James Cesario 2011 .000 DNP
98 81 Brandon Guyer 2011 .220
99 81 Mike Paulk 2009 .000 DNP
100 81 Shane Robinson 2010 .000 DNP

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