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Last Team Totals Update: 07-28    Dates reflect only changes to playing time, not PECOTA changes.

Record: 29-35
Runs Scored: 247
Runs Allowed: 274
AVG/OBP/SLG (TAv): .256/.301/.380 (.254)
Total WARP: 12.2 (3.4 pitching, 8.8 non-pitching, including 0.3 from pitchers)

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

Position Players

Last Position Player Update: 07-28  Display By Fielding Position Display By Batting Order

Player Position Summary

Drew Butera: C 15% (37 PA)
Lorenzo Cain: CF 85% (239 PA)
Christian Colon: 2B 10% (23 PA), 3B 10% (23 PA)
Cheslor Cuthbert: 1B 10% (26 PA), 2B 5% (13 PA), 3B 5% (12 PA)
Jarrod Dyson: LF 20% (46 PA), CF 15% (41 PA)
Alcides Escobar: SS 90% (265 PA)
Alex Gordon: LF 60% (158 PA)
Eric Hosmer: 1B 90% (250 PA)
Omar Infante: 2B 65% (152 PA)
Kendrys Morales: DH 85% (228 PA)
Mike Moustakas: 3B 85% (240 PA)
Paulo Orlando: DH 15% (38 PA), RF 10% (26 PA)
Francisco Pena: C 10% (25 PA)
Salvador Perez: C 75% (192 PA)
Alex Rios: RF 80% (203 PA)
Ben Zobrist: 2B 20% (58 PA), LF 20% (51 PA), RF 10% (26 PA), SS 10% (26 PA)

Pitchers

Last Pitcher Update: 07-28

Pos Name IP GS QS ERA WHIP BABIP H BB HR SO W L SV VORP WARP
Sta-1 Johnny Cueto 80 12 7 3.23 1.15 .279 72 20 6 64 5 6 0 11.3 1.2
Sta-2 Edinson Volquez 72 12 5 4.61 1.44 .299 73 31 8 59 3 5 0 -1.8 -0.2
Sta-3 Jeremy Guthrie 76 12 5 4.78 1.39 .296 85 20 10 43 3 7 0 -3.7 -0.4
Sta-4 Yordano Ventura 76 12 6 4.18 1.36 .306 75 28 8 67 4 6 0 1.7 0.2
Sta-5 Danny Duffy 58 11 6 4.08 1.34 .297 56 22 6 51 3 5 0 2.8 0.3
Spot Chris Young 35 4 2 4.38 1.34 .264 35 13 5 23 2 2 0 0.0 0.0
Closer Greg Holland 24 0 0 2.40 1.12 .297 17 9 1 31 1 1 16 5.8 0.6
Setup Wade Davis 24 0 0 3.73 1.29 .296 22 8 2 21 1 1 0 1.7 0.2
Setup Kelvin Herrera 22 0 0 3.03 1.16 .284 19 7 2 21 1 1 0 3.6 0.4
Mid Ryan Madson 18 0 0 2.77 1.09 .281 15 4 1 17 1 1 0 3.5 0.4
Mid Yohan Pino 9 0 0 3.81 1.24 .288 9 2 1 7 0 0 0 0.6 0.1
Mid Franklin Morales 16 0 0 4.01 1.35 .281 15 7 2 14 1 1 0 0.6 0.1
Mid Luke Hochevar 20 0 0 3.79 1.26 .290 19 6 2 17 1 1 0 1.3 0.1
Mid Michael Mariot 9 0 0 4.35 1.37 .298 9 3 1 7 0 0 0 -0.1 0.0
Long Kris Medlen 25 1 1 3.20 1.14 .287 23 5 2 20 1 1 0 3.7 0.4
Long Brian Flynn 7 0 0 4.16 1.41 .309 8 3 1 5 0 0 0 0.1 0.0

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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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