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Last Team Totals Update: 07-27    Dates reflect only changes to playing time, not PECOTA changes.

Record: 30-35
Runs Scored: 265
Runs Allowed: 285
AVG/OBP/SLG (TAv): .264/.309/.392 (.261)
Total WARP: 11.6 (3.0 pitching, 8.6 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: 07-10  Display By Fielding Position Display By Batting Order

Player Position Summary

Jorge Bonifacio: DH 10% (26 PA)
Drew Butera: C 15% (37 PA)
Lorenzo Cain: CF 85% (242 PA)
Christian Colon: 2B 10% (23 PA), 3B 10% (23 PA), SS 10% (23 PA)
Cheslor Cuthbert: 1B 10% (26 PA), 3B 5% (13 PA), 2B 5% (13 PA)
Jarrod Dyson: LF 20% (47 PA), CF 15% (42 PA)
Alcides Escobar: SS 90% (268 PA)
Reymond Fuentes: LF 5% (12 PA)
Alex Gordon: LF 60% (160 PA)
Eric Hosmer: 1B 90% (253 PA)
Omar Infante: 2B 85% (214 PA)
Kendrys Morales: DH 85% (231 PA)
Mike Moustakas: 3B 85% (243 PA)
Paulo Orlando: RF 20% (53 PA), LF 15% (39 PA), DH 5% (13 PA)
Francisco Pena: C 10% (25 PA)
Salvador Perez: C 75% (194 PA)
Alex Rios: RF 80% (205 PA)

Pitchers

Last Pitcher Update: 07-23

Pos Name IP GS QS ERA WHIP BABIP H BB HR SO W L SV VORP WARP
Sta-1 Yordano Ventura 82 13 6 4.18 1.36 .306 81 30 8 73 4 4 0 1.9 0.2
Sta-2 Jeremy Guthrie 82 13 6 4.78 1.39 .296 92 22 11 46 4 5 0 -3.9 -0.4
Sta-3 Edinson Volquez 72 12 5 4.60 1.44 .299 73 31 8 59 3 4 0 -1.7 -0.2
Sta-4 Chris Young 57 10 4 4.71 1.39 .269 58 21 9 35 2 4 0 -1.9 -0.2
Sta-5 Danny Duffy 53 10 5 4.08 1.34 .297 51 20 5 47 2 3 0 2.6 0.3
Spot Kris Medlen 26 5 3 3.87 1.22 .298 27 5 3 19 2 2 0 2.0 0.2
Spot John Lamb 5 1 1 4.11 1.27 .297 5 2 1 4 0 0 0 0.1 0.0
Spot Aaron Brooks 11 1 0 4.62 1.37 .314 13 2 1 7 1 1 0 -0.3 0.0
Closer Greg Holland 26 0 0 2.40 1.12 .297 19 10 2 34 1 1 16 6.3 0.7
Setup Wade Davis 26 0 0 3.73 1.29 .296 24 9 2 23 1 1 0 1.9 0.2
Setup Kelvin Herrera 24 0 0 3.03 1.16 .284 20 7 2 23 1 1 0 3.9 0.4
Mid Ryan Madson 20 0 0 2.76 1.09 .281 17 5 2 19 1 1 0 3.9 0.4
Mid Franklin Morales 18 0 0 4.01 1.35 .281 16 8 2 15 1 1 0 0.7 0.1
Mid Luke Hochevar 22 0 0 3.79 1.25 .290 20 7 2 18 1 1 0 1.4 0.1
Mid Michael Mariot 6 0 0 4.35 1.37 .298 6 2 1 4 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
Mid Brandon Finnegan 14 0 0 3.63 1.26 .280 11 7 2 14 1 0 0 0.8 0.1
Long Joe Blanton 22 0 0 4.38 1.30 .308 23 5 3 18 1 1 0 -0.2 0.0
Long Yohan Pino 8 0 0 3.87 1.25 .289 8 2 1 6 0 0 0 0.4 0.0
Long Brian Flynn 8 0 0 4.16 1.41 .309 8 3 1 6 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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