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Last Team Totals Update: 04-19    Dates reflect only changes to playing time, not PECOTA changes.

Record: 68-83
Runs Scored: 608
Runs Allowed: 676
AVG/OBP/SLG (TAv): .264/.311/.388 (.257)
Total WARP: 21.0 (4.6 pitching, 16.4 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: 04-14  Display By Fielding Position Display By Batting Order

Player Position Summary

Jorge Bonifacio: DH 10% (60 PA)
Lorenzo Cain: CF 65% (429 PA), RF 20% (135 PA)
Christian Colon: 2B 20% (109 PA), SS 10% (54 PA), 3B 10% (54 PA)
Cheslor Cuthbert: 1B 10% (61 PA), 3B 5% (31 PA), 2B 5% (30 PA)
Jarrod Dyson: CF 35% (205 PA)
Alcides Escobar: SS 90% (623 PA)
Reymond Fuentes: LF 5% (29 PA)
Alex Gordon: LF 90% (599 PA)
Eric Hosmer: 1B 90% (589 PA)
Omar Infante: 2B 75% (441 PA)
Erik Kratz: C 15% (87 PA)
Kendrys Morales: DH 75% (473 PA)
Mike Moustakas: 3B 85% (508 PA)
Paulo Orlando: RF 10% (60 PA), LF 5% (31 PA), DH 5% (30 PA)
Francisco Pena: C 10% (58 PA)
Salvador Perez: C 75% (466 PA), DH 10% (63 PA)
Alex Rios: RF 70% (418 PA)

Pitchers

Last Pitcher Update: 04-01

Pos Name IP GS QS ERA WHIP BABIP H BB HR SO W L SV VORP WARP
Sta-1 Yordano Ventura 176 28 14 4.14 1.37 .305 174 68 17 158 9 12 0 4.8 0.5
Sta-2 Jason Vargas 170 27 13 4.43 1.35 .295 185 44 21 106 9 11 0 -1.2 -0.1
Sta-3 Jeremy Guthrie 176 28 12 4.64 1.37 .293 194 47 22 101 9 13 0 -5.6 -0.6
Sta-4 Edinson Volquez 156 26 11 4.71 1.47 .303 159 70 17 128 8 11 0 -5.7 -0.6
Sta-5 Danny Duffy 138 26 14 3.96 1.33 .298 131 53 13 126 8 9 0 8.9 0.9
Spot Kris Medlen 16 3 2 3.73 1.22 .303 16 3 2 12 1 1 0 1.5 0.2
Spot John Lamb 15 3 1 4.85 1.46 .304 16 6 2 11 1 1 0 -0.6 -0.1
Spot Aaron Brooks 11 2 1 5.89 1.56 .326 14 2 2 5 0 1 0 -1.6 -0.2
Spot Brandon Finnegan 40 5 2 4.55 1.37 .316 43 11 5 32 2 3 0 -0.6 -0.1
Closer Greg Holland 58 0 0 2.34 1.10 .297 43 21 3 77 3 2 37 14.6 1.5
Setup Wade Davis 58 0 0 3.54 1.28 .294 53 21 5 52 3 3 0 5.6 0.6
Setup Kelvin Herrera 53 0 0 3.18 1.18 .292 47 16 4 53 3 2 0 7.6 0.8
Mid Ryan Madson 27 0 0 3.05 1.18 .306 25 7 2 27 1 1 0 4.3 0.4
Mid Jason Frasor 49 0 0 3.89 1.34 .306 46 19 4 48 2 2 0 2.6 0.3
Mid Franklin Morales 31 0 0 4.14 1.38 .287 29 14 3 28 1 2 0 0.6 0.1
Mid Luke Hochevar 40 0 0 3.44 1.21 .283 36 12 4 35 2 2 0 4.4 0.5
Mid Louis Coleman 31 0 0 3.41 1.22 .289 26 12 3 35 1 2 0 3.5 0.4
Mid Michael Mariot 13 0 0 4.77 1.45 .308 15 5 1 9 1 1 0 -0.8 -0.1
Long Chris Young 53 3 1 4.36 1.38 .273 52 20 7 35 2 3 0 -0.1 0.0
Long Yohan Pino 18 0 0 3.65 1.22 .284 17 5 2 15 1 1 0 1.5 0.2
Long Brian Flynn 18 0 0 4.21 1.42 .311 19 6 1 13 1 1 0 0.2 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
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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
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roarke

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

Jan 29, 2015 12:06 PM
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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
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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
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