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Whit Merrifield
Birthdate: 1/24/1989 (28 y, 2 m, 30 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-0/195     Position: 2B
Drafted: 2010 June Amateur Draft - Round: 9, Pick: 4, Overall: 269, Team: Kansas City Royals
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RotoWire News: Merrifield got the start in right field Tuesday and hit eighth, going 2-for-3 with two walks and a solo home run in a 2-1 extra-inning loss to the Giants. (4/19/2017)
Profiles:  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



SeasonTeamPosH1B2B3BHRRRBISBCSBBSOYahooFanDuelDraftKings
SaberSimKCA @ TEX2B0.90.60.20.00.00.40.30.10.10.20.84.737.345.78

SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2010Royals (A)472095242657.2 %20.1 %.156.300.253.317.409.332100    
2011Royals (A+)12654757436249.5 %16.3 %.107.310.262.337.369.326103    
2012Royals (A+)10144085936259.3 %15.7 %.132.292.258.333.389.329102    
2012Royals (AA)24106112837.5 %17.9 %.073.312.260.314.333.29782    
2013Royals (AA)9435333143176.2 %16.1 %.121.318.270.319.391.317100    
2014Royals (AA)4419052220511.6 %14.2 %.185.305.278.366.463.377139    
2014Royals (AAA)7634535729114.9 %15.1 %.134.394.340.373.474.372120    
2015Royals (AAA)13559458338326.6 %11.1 %.099.292.265.317.364.30881    
2016Royals (AAA)6930484629207.2 %18.1 %.157.302.266.321.423.32896    
2016Royals813322442985.7 %21.7 %.109.361.283.323.392.309893.7-0.55.41.7
2017Depth Charts156317525.3 %17.8 %.105.309.260.301.365.289760.1-1.70.50.1
2017Steamer572283232175.6 %17.6 %.103.311.263.306.366.291770.4-5.81.50.4
2017Fans (6)10542053438136.4 %20.0 %.101.334.273.321.374.303861.1-5.95.61.4
2017ZiPS13558066348185.0 %18.1 %.107.307.257.297.364.287740.9-17.36.00.9
2017Royals (AAA)93736912.7 %10.8 %.382.393.412.432.794.515224    
2017Royals517112111.8 %11.8 %.333.333.333.412.667.4512030.22.1-0.10.3
2017ZiPS (R)11549365341165.1 %18.0 %.112.307.258.299.370.290760.8-13.45.00.9
2017Steamer (R)662683272485.9 %17.8 %.107.310.262.307.368.293780.5-6.51.10.4
2017Depth Charts (R)662763292495.5 %17.9 %.109.309.260.303.369.291770.5-7.01.20.4
Total- - -863493453196.0 %21.2 %.120.360.285.328.405.316953.91.65.41.9

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2010Royals (A)471862094731835242615042314253.253
2011Royals (A+)126477547125873035743652089441082414.262
2012Royals (A+)10138044098672038593641069451011255.258
2012Royals (AA)249610625212111288019011532.260
2013Royals (AA)943223538759205331432205722514177.270
2014Royals (AA)4416219045261315222022027114354.278
2014Royals (AAA)763213451097528335729171522326117.340
2015Royals (AAA)135544594144105295583383916643413329.265
2016Royals (AAA)69274304734619084629221552424202.266
2016Royals8131133288612232442919172011183.283
2017Depth Charts1558631511301753011000 21.260
2017Steamer5721022855401213232113140122 73.263
2017Fans (6)10538842010679202534382718423  133.273
2017ZiPS13554158013997324663482911053348186.257
2017Royals (AAA)9343714740369104110011.412
2017Royals515175301112202000110.333
2017ZiPS (R)115459493119822746534125189233 165.258
2017Steamer (R)6624726865461323272416148122 84.262
2017Depth Charts (R)6625527666471423292415149122 93.260
Total- - -8632634993642243453121174011293.285

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2010Royals (A)7.2 %20.1 %0.36.253.317.409.726.1566.1.300  -0.3260.0.332100
2011Royals (A+)9.5 %16.3 %0.58.262.337.369.706.1075.8.310  -1.0642.1.326103
2012Royals (A+)9.3 %15.7 %0.59.258.333.389.722.1326.8.292  2.8541.0.329102
2012Royals (AA)7.5 %17.9 %0.42.260.314.333.648.0735.6.312  -0.310-2.2.29782
2013Royals (AA)6.2 %16.1 %0.39.270.319.391.710.1216.6.318  0.5400.0.317100
2014Royals (AA)11.6 %14.2 %0.81.278.366.463.829.1854.3.305  -0.6298.1.377139
2014Royals (AAA)4.9 %15.1 %0.33.340.373.474.847.1346.1.394  -1.0548.9.372120
2015Royals (AAA)6.6 %11.1 %0.59.265.317.364.681.0997.2.292  2.260-13.7.30881
2016Royals (AAA)7.2 %18.1 %0.40.266.321.423.745.1576.3.302  3.037-1.7.32896
2016Royals5.7 %21.7 %0.26.283.323.392.716.1095.9.3611.42.10.237-2.4.30989
2016Average8.2 %21.1 %0.39.255.322.417.739.1624.9.300     .318 
2017Depth Charts5.3 %17.8 %0.30.260.301.365.666.1054.3.3090.1 0.06-1.5.28976
2017Steamer5.6 %17.6 %0.32.263.306.366.672.1035.1.3110.5 -0.122-5.0.29177
2017Fans (6)6.4 %20.0 %0.32.273.321.374.695.1014.8.334  1.144-5.3.30386
2017ZiPS5.0 %18.1 %0.28.257.297.364.661.1075.8.307  0.953-15.1.28774
2017Royals (AAA)2.7 %10.8 %0.25.412.432.7941.227.3823.2.393  -0.3105.6.515224
2017Royals11.8 %11.8 %1.00.333.412.6671.078.3336.6.333  0.241.9.451203
2017Average8.6 %21.9 %0.39.241.312.398.710.1574.9.285     .309 
2017ZiPS (R)5.1 %18.0 %0.29.258.299.370.669.1126.0.3070.0 0.847-11.5.29076
2017Steamer (R)5.9 %17.8 %0.33.262.307.368.675.1075.3.3100.6 -0.126-5.5.29378
2017Depth Charts (R)5.5 %17.9 %0.31.260.303.369.672.1095.5.3090.4 0.226-6.1.29177
Total- - -6.0 %21.2 %0.28.285.328.405.732.1206.4.3601.42.10.441-0.5.31695

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2016Royals1.5025.5 %44.7 %29.8 %1.4 %2.9 %5.7 %33.3 %34.4 %33.2 %32.4 %12.0 %52.3 %35.7 %
2017Royals1.7515.4 %53.8 %30.8 %0.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %38.5 %38.5 %23.1 %7.7 %53.8 %38.5 %
Total- - -1.5125.0 %45.2 %29.8 %1.4 %4.1 %5.4 %33.3 %34.6 %33.5 %31.9 %11.8 %52.4 %35.8 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2016Royals105706016624098491258
2017Royals7420000293867
Total- - -112746216624388871325

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2016Royals0.43-5.856.28-0.33-0.031.032.924-0.440.86
2017Royals0.16-0.280.440.630.061.30 00.130.00
Total- - -0.60-6.136.730.310.031.042.924-0.310.88

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2016Royals58.3% (92.5)16.2% (84.7)6.4% (88.2)8.4% (78.3)9.4% (83.6)1.2% (84.4)0.1% (78.0)0.1%
2017Royals50.7% (92.5)13.4% (86.7)13.4% (90.2)11.9% (79.0)10.4% (82.4)   
Total- - -57.9% (92.5)16.1% (84.8)6.8% (88.4)8.5% (78.4)9.4% (83.6)1.1% (84.4)0.1% (78.0)0.1%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2016Royals34.5 %16.6 %5.7 %1.2 % 6.1 %16.6 %8.0 %1.4 % 9.9 %   
2017Royals34.3 %22.4 %4.5 %   17.9 %10.5 %1.5 % 9.0 %   
Total- - -34.5 %16.8 %5.7 %1.1 % 5.8 %16.7 %8.1 %1.4 % 9.8 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2016Royals92.792.288.684.9 91.884.978.780.1 83.7  
2017Royals93.390.886.9   87.679.380.1 82.4  
Total- - -92.792.188.684.9 91.885.178.880.1 83.7  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2016Royals6.7-4.1-1.7-0.50.5-1.40.00.92-2.02-2.14-0.460.45-9.493.72
2017Royals0.90.2-0.40.70.0  2.682.53-4.398.630.62  
Total- - -7.6-3.9-2.10.20.6-1.40.01.00-1.82-2.370.180.46-9.493.72

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2016Royals0.34.8-1.2-1.0 0.8-3.4-1.90.4 0.4  
2017Royals0.70.9-0.9   0.10.50.0 0.1  
Total- - -1.05.7-2.1-1.0 0.8-3.3-1.40.5 0.5  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2016Royals0.072.33-1.72-6.95 1.03-1.63-1.932.40 0.34  
2017Royals2.865.89-29.65   1.137.643.47 1.55  
Total- - -0.212.57-2.83-6.95 1.03-1.48-1.312.46 0.39  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2016Royals33.9 %63.5 %47.6 %67.3 %92.1 %82.6 %46.2 %60.5 %8.3 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
2017Royals27.5 %77.8 %47.8 %81.8 %81.0 %81.3 %40.3 %58.8 %9.0 %
2017Average29.3 %66.9 %46.0 %62.2 %85.4 %77.2 %44.5 %60.3 %10.4 %
Total- - -33.5 %64.1 %47.6 %67.9 %91.5 %82.5 %45.9 %60.5 %8.3 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2016Royals35.7 %59.7 %47.6 %65.9 %91.9 %82.1 %49.6 %23.3
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
2017Royals23.7 %79.3 %47.8 %77.8 %82.6 %81.3 %43.3 %25.5
2017Average30.1 %64.0 %46.0 %61.3 %85.5 %77.1 %46.9 %23.9
Total- - -35.0 %60.6 %47.6 %66.4 %91.4 %82.1 %49.2 %23.4

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2016Royals1B119.09000010010    1.000 
Total- - -1B119.09000010010    1.000 
2016Royals2B6555502.2921564223817211     .984 
2017Royals2B2217.0370001100     1.000 
Total- - -2B6757519.2951634223918211     .985 
2016Royals3B5330.0181012200     .900 
Total- - -3B5330.0181012200     .900 
2016RoyalsLF131191.02020000100     1.000 
Total- - -LF131191.02020000100     1.000 
2016RoyalsRF4327.0810000100     1.000 
2017RoyalsRF2219.0500000000     1.000 
Total- - -RF6546.01310000100     1.000 
2016RoyalsOF1714118.02830000200     1.000 
2017RoyalsOF2219.0500000000     1.000 
Total- - -OF1916137.03330000200     1.000 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2016Royals1B9.0 0 00032.6670   0  0.60.00.697.3
Total- - -1B9.0 0 00032.6670   0  0.60.00.697.3
2016Royals2B502.2 0 145126101.80228   0 0.35.10.86.213.7
2017Royals2B17.0 0 022441.0003          
Total- - -2B519.2 0 167130105.80831   0 0.35.10.86.213.7
2016Royals3B30.0 0 0-1-195.5563   0 0.0-1.2-0.3-1.5-45.5
Total- - -3B30.0 0 0-1-195.5563   0 0.0-1.2-0.3-1.5-45.5
2016RoyalsLF91.0  11131413.9298   00.3 1.10.21.517.1
Total- - -LF91.0  11131413.9298   00.3 1.10.21.517.1
2016RoyalsRF27.0  00-1-1771.0001   0-0.3 -1.40.1-1.6-45.6
2017RoyalsRF19.0  0000551.0000          
Total- - -RF46.0  00-1-112121.0001   0-0.3 -1.40.1-1.6-45.6
2016RoyalsOF118.0  11022120.9529   00.0 -0.40.2-0.1-1.0
2017RoyalsOF19.0  0000551.0000          
Total- - -OF137.0  11022625.9629   00.0 -0.40.2-0.1-1.0

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2016Royals1B9.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (2)
Total- - -1B9.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (2)
2016Royals2B502.20.0%      (3)11.1%      (9)0.0%      (5)50.0%     (4)66.7%      (9)97.5%  (163)
Total- - -2B519.20.0%      (3)11.1%      (9)0.0%      (5)50.0%     (4)66.7%      (9)97.5%  (163)
2016Royals3B30.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (1)100.0%     (1)0.0%      (0)88.9%      (9)
Total- - -3B30.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (1)100.0%     (1)0.0%      (0)88.9%      (9)
2016RoyalsLF91.00.0%      (5)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)94.4%    (18)
Total- - -LF91.00.0%      (5)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)94.4%    (18)
2016RoyalsRF27.00.0%      (4)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (8)
Total- - -RF46.00.0%      (4)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (8)
2016RoyalsOF118.00.0%      (9)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)96.2%    (26)
Total- - -OF137.00.0%      (9)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)96.2%    (26)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2016Royals659.21549606054544055530
Total- - -659.21549606054544055530

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2016Royals-4.23.75.20.2-0.55.41.310.016.21.7$13.3 
2017Royals1.90.2 -0.12.1-0.10.10.52.60.3$2.2 
Total- - --2.33.95.20.21.65.41.310.518.81.9$15.5 

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  • 2010 June Amateur Draft - Round: 9, Pick: 4, Overall: 269
    • Team: Kansas City Royals
    • School: South Carolina