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Last Team Totals Update: 03-28    Dates reflect only changes to playing time, not PECOTA changes.

Record: 73-89
Runs Scored: 646
Runs Allowed: 725
AVG/OBP/SLG (TAv): .264/.311/.389 (.257)
Total WARP: 22.4 (4.7 pitching, 17.7 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: 03-13  Display By Fielding Position Display By Batting Order

Player Position Summary

Lane Adams: LF 5% (33 PA)
Jorge Bonifacio: DH 10% (64 PA)
Lorenzo Cain: CF 65% (463 PA), RF 20% (146 PA)
Christian Colon: 2B 20% (117 PA), 3B 10% (59 PA), SS 10% (59 PA)
Cheslor Cuthbert: 1B 10% (66 PA), 3B 5% (33 PA), 2B 5% (32 PA)
Jarrod Dyson: CF 35% (222 PA)
Alcides Escobar: SS 90% (672 PA)
Reymond Fuentes: LF 5% (31 PA)
Alex Gordon: LF 90% (645 PA)
Eric Hosmer: 1B 90% (635 PA)
Omar Infante: 2B 75% (476 PA)
Erik Kratz: C 15% (94 PA)
Kendrys Morales: DH 75% (510 PA)
Mike Moustakas: 3B 85% (548 PA)
Paulo Orlando: DH 5% (32 PA)
Francisco Pena: C 10% (63 PA)
Salvador Perez: C 75% (502 PA), DH 10% (68 PA)
Alex Rios: RF 80% (516 PA)

Pitchers

Last Pitcher Update: 03-18

Pos Name IP GS QS ERA WHIP BABIP H BB HR SO W L SV VORP WARP
Sta-1 Yordano Ventura 189 30 15 4.15 1.37 .305 186 73 18 169 11 11 0 4.9 0.5
Sta-2 Jason Vargas 183 29 14 4.44 1.35 .295 199 48 23 114 10 12 0 -1.5 -0.2
Sta-3 Jeremy Guthrie 195 31 14 4.65 1.37 .293 215 52 25 111 10 13 0 -6.4 -0.7
Sta-4 Edinson Volquez 168 28 12 4.71 1.47 .303 172 75 18 138 8 12 0 -6.2 -0.6
Sta-5 Danny Duffy 148 28 15 3.96 1.34 .298 141 57 14 135 8 10 0 9.4 1.0
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 4.86 1.46 .304 16 6 2 11 1 1 0 -0.6 -0.1
Spot Aaron Brooks 11 2 1 5.90 1.56 .326 14 2 2 5 0 1 0 -1.6 -0.2
Spot Brandon Finnegan 41 5 2 4.55 1.37 .316 45 12 5 33 2 3 0 -0.6 -0.1
Closer Greg Holland 62 0 0 2.34 1.10 .298 46 22 4 82 3 3 40 15.6 1.6
Setup Wade Davis 62 0 0 3.54 1.28 .294 57 22 5 56 3 3 0 6.0 0.6
Setup Kelvin Herrera 57 0 0 3.19 1.19 .292 50 17 5 57 3 3 0 8.1 0.8
Mid Ryan Madson 28 0 0 3.06 1.18 .306 26 7 2 29 1 1 0 4.6 0.5
Mid Jason Frasor 52 0 0 3.90 1.34 .306 49 21 4 52 2 3 0 2.7 0.3
Mid Franklin Morales 24 0 0 4.15 1.38 .288 22 11 3 21 1 1 0 0.5 0.0
Mid Luke Hochevar 52 0 0 3.45 1.21 .283 47 16 5 45 2 2 0 5.7 0.6
Mid Louis Coleman 33 0 0 3.41 1.22 .289 28 12 4 37 2 2 0 3.8 0.4
Mid Michael Mariot 14 0 0 4.78 1.46 .308 16 5 2 10 1 1 0 -0.8 -0.1
Long Chris Young 55 3 1 4.35 1.38 .273 55 21 7 36 3 3 0 -0.1 0.0
Long Yohan Pino 19 0 0 3.65 1.23 .284 18 5 2 16 1 1 0 1.6 0.2
Long Brian Flynn 19 0 0 4.22 1.43 .312 20 7 1 14 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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