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Last Team Totals Update: 09-04    Dates reflect only changes to playing time, not PECOTA changes.

Record: 15-14
Runs Scored: 128
Runs Allowed: 126
AVG/OBP/SLG (TAv): .270/.320/.408 (.268)
Total WARP: 5.5 (1.2 pitching, 4.3 non-pitching, including -0.1 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% (17 PA)
Lorenzo Cain: CF 85% (109 PA)
Christian Colon: 3B 10% (10 PA), 2B 10% (10 PA)
Cheslor Cuthbert: 1B 10% (12 PA), 2B 5% (6 PA), 3B 5% (6 PA)
Jarrod Dyson: LF 20% (21 PA), CF 15% (18 PA)
Alcides Escobar: SS 90% (120 PA)
Alex Gordon: LF 60% (71 PA)
Eric Hosmer: 1B 91% (114 PA)
Omar Infante: 2B 66% (69 PA)
Kendrys Morales: DH 85% (103 PA)
Mike Moustakas: 3B 85% (108 PA)
Paulo Orlando: DH 15% (17 PA), RF 10% (12 PA)
Francisco Pena: C 10% (11 PA)
Salvador Perez: C 75% (87 PA)
Alex Rios: RF 80% (92 PA)
Ben Zobrist: 2B 20% (26 PA), LF 20% (24 PA), RF 10% (12 PA), SS 10% (12 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 34 5 3 3.34 1.16 .282 31 8 3 27 3 2 0 4.2 0.4
Sta-2 Edinson Volquez 30 5 2 4.62 1.44 .300 30 13 3 24 2 3 0 -0.8 -0.1
Sta-3 Jeremy Guthrie 38 6 2 4.89 1.40 .297 43 10 5 21 2 3 0 -2.3 -0.2
Sta-4 Yordano Ventura 32 5 3 4.13 1.35 .304 31 12 3 29 2 1 0 0.9 0.1
Sta-5 Danny Duffy 26 5 3 4.14 1.35 .298 26 10 3 23 2 1 0 1.1 0.1
Spot Chris Young 17 2 1 4.42 1.36 .267 17 6 3 11 1 1 0 -0.1 0.0
Closer Greg Holland 11 0 0 2.54 1.14 .301 8 4 1 14 1 0 7 2.4 0.3
Setup Wade Davis 11 0 0 3.75 1.29 .295 10 4 1 10 1 0 0 0.8 0.1
Setup Kelvin Herrera 10 0 0 2.99 1.15 .280 8 3 1 10 1 0 0 1.7 0.2
Mid Ryan Madson 8 0 0 2.98 1.11 .287 7 2 1 8 0 0 0 1.4 0.1
Mid Yohan Pino 4 0 0 3.88 1.25 .288 4 1 0 3 0 0 0 0.2 0.0
Mid Franklin Morales 7 0 0 4.02 1.34 .281 7 3 1 6 0 0 0 0.3 0.0
Mid Luke Hochevar 9 0 0 3.90 1.26 .292 9 3 1 8 0 0 0 0.5 0.0
Mid Michael Mariot 4 0 0 4.38 1.37 .299 4 1 0 3 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
Long Kris Medlen 14 1 1 3.36 1.15 .289 14 3 1 11 1 0 0 1.9 0.2
Long Brian Flynn 3 0 0 4.20 1.42 .310 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0.0 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
 
Nathan

Clearly, there's something about KC that PECOTA just doesn't get.

Aug 11, 2015 07:14 AM
rating: 1
 
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