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Last Team Totals Update: 07-01    Dates reflect only changes to playing time, not PECOTA changes.

Record: 40-48
Runs Scored: 352
Runs Allowed: 394
AVG/OBP/SLG (TAv): .263/.309/.386 (.257)
Total WARP: 12.2 (2.9 pitching, 9.3 non-pitching, including 0.0 from pitchers)

Player projections represent rest-of-season only, not including games already played.

Position Players

Last Position Player Update: 06-11  Display By Fielding Position Display By Batting Order

Player Position Summary

Jorge Bonifacio: DH 10% (35 PA)
Drew Butera: C 15% (51 PA)
Lorenzo Cain: CF 85% (328 PA)
Christian Colon: SS 10% (32 PA), 2B 10% (32 PA), 3B 10% (32 PA)
Cheslor Cuthbert: 1B 10% (36 PA), 3B 5% (18 PA), 2B 5% (17 PA)
Jarrod Dyson: CF 15% (56 PA)
Alcides Escobar: SS 90% (362 PA)
Reymond Fuentes: LF 5% (17 PA)
Alex Gordon: LF 90% (330 PA)
Eric Hosmer: 1B 90% (342 PA)
Omar Infante: 2B 85% (289 PA)
Kendrys Morales: DH 75% (275 PA)
Mike Moustakas: 3B 85% (324 PA)
Paulo Orlando: RF 30% (98 PA), LF 5% (18 PA), DH 5% (17 PA)
Francisco Pena: C 10% (34 PA)
Salvador Perez: C 75% (261 PA), DH 10% (37 PA)
Alex Rios: RF 70% (243 PA)

Pitchers

Last Pitcher Update: 05-26

Pos Name IP GS QS ERA WHIP BABIP H BB HR SO W L SV VORP WARP
Sta-1 Yordano Ventura 107 17 9 4.11 1.36 .304 105 41 10 96 7 8 0 3.4 0.4
Sta-2 Jason Vargas 101 16 8 4.39 1.34 .294 109 26 12 63 6 7 0 -0.3 0.0
Sta-3 Jeremy Guthrie 107 17 8 4.60 1.36 .292 117 28 14 62 7 7 0 -3.0 -0.3
Sta-4 Edinson Volquez 90 15 7 4.67 1.46 .302 91 40 10 74 4 6 0 -2.9 -0.3
Sta-5 Danny Duffy 64 12 6 3.92 1.33 .298 60 24 6 58 4 4 0 4.4 0.5
Spot Chris Young 36 4 2 4.62 1.41 .277 37 14 5 23 2 2 0 -1.0 -0.1
Spot Kris Medlen 11 2 1 3.69 1.22 .302 11 2 1 8 1 1 0 1.0 0.1
Spot John Lamb 10 2 1 4.81 1.46 .303 11 4 1 7 0 1 0 -0.3 0.0
Spot Brandon Finnegan 18 2 1 4.44 1.36 .314 20 5 2 15 1 1 0 -0.1 0.0
Closer Greg Holland 33 0 0 2.31 1.10 .297 25 12 2 44 2 1 21 8.6 0.9
Setup Wade Davis 33 0 0 3.51 1.27 .294 31 12 3 30 2 2 0 3.4 0.4
Setup Kelvin Herrera 31 0 0 3.15 1.18 .291 27 9 2 31 2 1 0 4.5 0.5
Mid Ryan Madson 23 0 0 3.02 1.17 .305 21 6 2 23 1 1 0 3.8 0.4
Mid Jason Frasor 28 0 0 3.86 1.33 .306 26 11 2 28 1 1 0 1.6 0.2
Mid Franklin Morales 18 0 0 4.11 1.38 .287 17 8 2 16 1 1 0 0.4 0.0
Mid Luke Hochevar 23 0 0 3.41 1.20 .283 21 7 2 20 1 1 0 2.6 0.3
Mid Michael Mariot 8 0 0 4.73 1.45 .307 8 3 1 5 0 0 0 -0.4 0.0
Long Yohan Pino 10 0 0 3.61 1.22 .283 10 3 1 8 0 0 0 0.9 0.1
Long Brian Flynn 10 0 0 4.18 1.42 .311 11 4 1 7 0 0 0 0.2 0.0
Long Aaron Brooks 23 1 0 5.01 1.44 .315 28 5 3 12 1 1 0 -1.9 -0.2

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roarke

Oof - this reads like a bucket of cold water coming off a World Series appearance.

Jan 28, 2015 12:53 PM
rating: 2
 
kcshankd

I'm guessing the years-on now under appreciation of the Royals by PECOTA indicates a systemic under appreciation of defense and baserunning.

I'll take the over on wins and the under on starting pitcher ERAs.

Jan 28, 2015 16:13 PM
rating: 3
 
roarke

I agree. I expect some regression, but 72 wins seems low given the defense and bullpen.

Jan 29, 2015 12:06 PM
rating: 2
 
Disrespect

Think there's upside on (relief) pitching here vs PECOTA, Davis & Holland pitched sub 2.00 SIERA last year - I have season RA coming out at ~30 runs less so 75-87 season.

Feb 04, 2015 14:00 PM
rating: 3
 
Pernellius

I would be very, very surprised if Wade Davis' ERA nearly tripled, or if Herrera surpassed him in value. 70 QS from the entire rotation also seems very pessimistic. This projection is expecting every single KC pitcher's WHIP to regress, as well as no pitcher to even post a winning record.

Mar 21, 2015 22:27 PM
rating: 1
 
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