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Last Team Totals Update: 07-05    Dates reflect only changes to playing time, not PECOTA changes.

Record: 38-46
Runs Scored: 342
Runs Allowed: 379
AVG/OBP/SLG (TAv): .264/.310/.391 (.259)
Total WARP: 11.9 (2.2 pitching, 9.7 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: 06-11  Display By Fielding Position Display By Batting Order

Player Position Summary

Jorge Bonifacio: DH 10% (33 PA)
Drew Butera: C 15% (48 PA)
Lorenzo Cain: CF 85% (313 PA)
Christian Colon: 3B 10% (30 PA), SS 10% (30 PA), 2B 10% (30 PA)
Cheslor Cuthbert: 1B 10% (34 PA), 3B 5% (17 PA), 2B 5% (17 PA)
Jarrod Dyson: CF 15% (53 PA)
Alcides Escobar: SS 90% (346 PA)
Reymond Fuentes: LF 5% (16 PA)
Alex Gordon: LF 90% (316 PA)
Eric Hosmer: 1B 90% (326 PA)
Omar Infante: 2B 85% (276 PA)
Kendrys Morales: DH 75% (263 PA)
Mike Moustakas: 3B 85% (309 PA)
Paulo Orlando: RF 30% (93 PA), LF 5% (17 PA), DH 5% (17 PA)
Francisco Pena: C 10% (32 PA)
Salvador Perez: C 75% (249 PA), DH 10% (35 PA)
Alex Rios: RF 70% (233 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 101 16 8 4.14 1.36 .302 99 38 10 89 7 7 0 2.8 0.3
Sta-2 Jason Vargas 94 15 7 4.47 1.35 .294 103 24 12 59 6 7 0 -1.1 -0.1
Sta-3 Jeremy Guthrie 101 16 7 4.74 1.38 .294 112 27 14 57 6 8 0 -4.4 -0.5
Sta-4 Edinson Volquez 84 14 6 4.62 1.44 .298 85 37 9 68 4 7 0 -2.2 -0.2
Sta-5 Danny Duffy 64 12 6 4.19 1.36 .303 62 24 7 57 3 4 0 2.3 0.2
Spot Chris Young 35 4 2 4.30 1.34 .266 34 13 5 22 2 2 0 0.3 0.0
Spot Kris Medlen 11 2 1 3.86 1.23 .300 11 2 1 8 1 1 0 0.8 0.1
Spot John Lamb 10 2 1 4.62 1.41 .297 10 4 1 8 0 1 0 -0.1 0.0
Spot Brandon Finnegan 18 2 1 4.82 1.51 .298 18 10 2 16 1 1 0 -0.9 -0.1
Closer Greg Holland 32 0 0 2.30 1.09 .290 23 12 2 42 2 1 20 8.3 0.9
Setup Wade Davis 32 0 0 3.39 1.25 .289 29 11 3 29 2 2 0 3.7 0.4
Setup Kelvin Herrera 30 0 0 3.06 1.17 .286 25 9 2 29 1 1 0 4.7 0.5
Mid Ryan Madson 22 0 0 2.81 1.11 .281 19 6 2 22 1 1 0 4.2 0.4
Mid Jason Frasor 27 0 0 4.01 1.37 .308 26 11 2 26 1 1 0 1.0 0.1
Mid Franklin Morales 17 0 0 4.02 1.35 .282 16 7 2 15 1 1 0 0.6 0.1
Mid Luke Hochevar 22 0 0 3.57 1.23 .286 20 7 2 19 1 1 0 2.1 0.2
Mid Michael Mariot 7 0 0 4.65 1.41 .302 8 3 1 5 0 0 0 -0.3 0.0
Long Yohan Pino 10 0 0 3.67 1.23 .285 9 3 1 8 0 0 0 0.8 0.1
Long Brian Flynn 10 0 0 4.24 1.42 .310 11 3 1 7 0 0 0 0.1 0.0
Long Aaron Brooks 22 1 0 4.92 1.41 .318 27 5 3 13 1 1 0 -1.6 -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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