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Last Team Totals Update: 05-22    Dates reflect only changes to playing time, not PECOTA changes.

Record: 55-67
Runs Scored: 492
Runs Allowed: 548
AVG/OBP/SLG (TAv): .264/.311/.388 (.257)
Total WARP: 16.6 (3.3 pitching, 13.3 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% (48 PA)
Lorenzo Cain: CF 65% (347 PA), RF 20% (109 PA)
Christian Colon: 2B 20% (88 PA), 3B 10% (44 PA), SS 10% (44 PA)
Cheslor Cuthbert: 1B 10% (50 PA), 3B 5% (25 PA), 2B 5% (24 PA)
Jarrod Dyson: CF 35% (166 PA)
Alcides Escobar: SS 90% (503 PA)
Reymond Fuentes: LF 5% (23 PA)
Alex Gordon: LF 90% (483 PA)
Eric Hosmer: 1B 90% (476 PA)
Omar Infante: 2B 75% (357 PA)
Erik Kratz: C 15% (70 PA)
Kendrys Morales: DH 75% (382 PA)
Mike Moustakas: 3B 85% (410 PA)
Paulo Orlando: RF 10% (48 PA), LF 5% (25 PA), DH 5% (24 PA)
Francisco Pena: C 10% (47 PA)
Salvador Perez: C 75% (376 PA), DH 10% (51 PA)
Alex Rios: RF 70% (338 PA)

Pitchers

Last Pitcher Update: 05-15

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 10 0 4.3 0.4
Sta-2 Jason Vargas 126 20 9 4.41 1.35 .295 137 33 16 79 7 8 0 -0.8 -0.1
Sta-3 Jeremy Guthrie 151 24 11 4.62 1.36 .293 166 40 19 87 9 10 0 -4.7 -0.5
Sta-4 Edinson Volquez 126 21 9 4.69 1.46 .303 129 56 14 104 6 9 0 -4.4 -0.5
Sta-5 Danny Duffy 111 21 11 3.94 1.33 .298 106 42 11 102 6 8 0 7.4 0.8
Spot Chris Young 52 6 3 4.66 1.42 .278 54 20 7 33 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 4.38 1.35 .314 23 6 2 18 1 1 0 0.0 0.0
Closer Greg Holland 46 0 0 2.33 1.10 .297 34 17 3 62 2 2 30 11.9 1.2
Setup Wade Davis 46 0 0 3.52 1.28 .294 43 16 4 42 2 2 0 4.6 0.5
Setup Kelvin Herrera 43 0 0 3.17 1.18 .292 38 13 3 43 2 2 0 6.3 0.7
Mid Ryan Madson 32 0 0 3.04 1.17 .306 30 8 2 32 2 2 0 5.2 0.5
Mid Jason Frasor 39 0 0 3.88 1.34 .306 37 16 3 39 2 2 0 2.1 0.2
Mid Franklin Morales 25 0 0 4.13 1.38 .287 23 11 3 22 1 1 0 0.5 0.1
Mid Luke Hochevar 32 0 0 3.43 1.21 .283 29 10 3 28 2 2 0 3.6 0.4
Mid Michael Mariot 11 0 0 4.76 1.45 .308 12 4 1 7 0 0 0 -0.6 -0.1
Long Yohan Pino 14 0 0 3.63 1.22 .284 14 4 2 12 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 30 1 0 4.98 1.44 .315 37 7 4 16 1 2 0 -2.4 -0.3

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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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