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Last Team Totals Update: 05-27    Dates reflect only changes to playing time, not PECOTA changes.

Record: 53-64
Runs Scored: 472
Runs Allowed: 526
AVG/OBP/SLG (TAv): .264/.311/.388 (.257)
Total WARP: 16.0 (3.3 pitching, 12.7 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: 04-14  Display By Fielding Position Display By Batting Order

Player Position Summary

Jorge Bonifacio: DH 10% (46 PA)
Lorenzo Cain: CF 65% (332 PA), RF 20% (105 PA)
Christian Colon: 2B 20% (84 PA), 3B 10% (42 PA), SS 10% (42 PA)
Cheslor Cuthbert: 1B 10% (48 PA), 3B 5% (24 PA), 2B 5% (23 PA)
Jarrod Dyson: CF 35% (159 PA)
Alcides Escobar: SS 90% (483 PA)
Reymond Fuentes: LF 5% (23 PA)
Alex Gordon: LF 90% (463 PA)
Eric Hosmer: 1B 90% (456 PA)
Omar Infante: 2B 75% (342 PA)
Erik Kratz: C 15% (68 PA)
Kendrys Morales: DH 75% (366 PA)
Mike Moustakas: 3B 85% (393 PA)
Paulo Orlando: RF 10% (46 PA), LF 5% (24 PA), DH 5% (23 PA)
Francisco Pena: C 10% (45 PA)
Salvador Perez: C 75% (361 PA), DH 10% (49 PA)
Alex Rios: RF 70% (324 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 145 23 12 4.12 1.37 .305 143 55 14 130 9 8 0 4.3 0.4
Sta-2 Jason Vargas 139 22 10 4.41 1.35 .295 151 36 17 87 7 9 0 -0.7 -0.1
Sta-3 Jeremy Guthrie 145 23 10 4.62 1.36 .293 159 38 18 83 8 10 0 -4.3 -0.4
Sta-4 Edinson Volquez 120 20 9 4.69 1.46 .303 122 53 13 99 6 9 0 -4.2 -0.4
Sta-5 Danny Duffy 85 16 8 3.94 1.33 .298 81 32 8 77 5 6 0 5.7 0.6
Spot Chris Young 51 6 3 4.67 1.42 .278 53 20 7 32 2 3 0 -1.7 -0.2
Spot Kris Medlen 11 2 1 3.71 1.22 .303 11 2 1 8 1 1 0 1.0 0.1
Spot John Lamb 10 2 1 4.83 1.46 .304 11 4 1 7 0 1 0 -0.4 0.0
Spot Brandon Finnegan 21 2 1 4.39 1.35 .314 22 6 2 17 1 1 0 0.0 0.0
Closer Greg Holland 44 0 0 2.33 1.10 .297 33 16 3 59 2 2 29 11.2 1.2
Setup Wade Davis 44 0 0 3.52 1.28 .294 41 16 3 40 2 2 0 4.4 0.5
Setup Kelvin Herrera 41 0 0 3.17 1.18 .292 36 12 3 40 2 2 0 5.9 0.6
Mid Ryan Madson 30 0 0 3.04 1.17 .306 28 8 2 31 1 1 0 5.0 0.5
Mid Jason Frasor 37 0 0 3.88 1.34 .306 35 15 3 37 2 2 0 2.0 0.2
Mid Franklin Morales 24 0 0 4.13 1.38 .287 22 11 3 21 1 1 0 0.5 0.1
Mid Luke Hochevar 30 0 0 3.43 1.21 .283 27 9 3 27 1 1 0 3.4 0.4
Mid Michael Mariot 10 0 0 4.75 1.45 .308 11 4 1 7 0 0 0 -0.6 -0.1
Long Yohan Pino 14 0 0 3.63 1.22 .284 13 4 1 11 1 1 0 1.2 0.1
Long Brian Flynn 14 0 0 4.20 1.42 .311 15 5 1 10 1 1 0 0.2 0.0
Long Aaron Brooks 29 1 0 4.99 1.44 .315 35 7 4 15 1 2 0 -2.3 -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: 1
 
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: 2
 
roarke

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

Jan 29, 2015 12:06 PM
rating: 1
 
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: 2
 
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: 0
 
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