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Whit Merrifield
Birthdate: 1/24/1989 (28 y, 5 m, 3 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
Contract: Add New Contract
RotoWire News: Merrifield is out of the lineup Sunday against the Angels, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports. (6/18/2017)
Profiles:  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



SeasonPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBBSOBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
Today211001000010.0 %50.0 %.5001.000.500.5001.000.616296
201723461113626297113315.6 %13.2 %.164.304.285.326.449.328101

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 %.382.393.412.432.794.504207    
2017Royals572326252975.6 %12.9 %.160.300.283.325.443.32699-0.4-0.72.31.0
2017ZiPS (R)723064332895.1 %16.9 %.119.305.263.303.382.294780.4-8.12.60.5
2017Steamer (R)763235363095.8 %16.7 %.120.311.268.313.387.302830.2-6.71.20.6
2017Depth Charts (R)8033553731105.5 %16.8 %.119.308.265.308.384.298800.5-7.72.00.6
Total- - -13856486958155.7 %18.1 %.130.335.283.324.413.316933.3-1.27.72.6

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
2017Royals5721223260411036252913030241471.283
2017ZiPS (R)7228330674521634332816052232 93.263
2017Steamer (R)7629832380561725363019154223 95.268
2017Depth Charts (R)8030933582571735373118156232 104.265
Total- - -138523564148102326869583211022525154.283

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  -0.3105.3.504207
2017Royals5.6 %12.9 %0.43.283.325.443.768.1606.3.300-1.30.00.9290.9.32699
2017Average8.5 %21.5 %0.40.255.325.426.751.1715.0.299     .321 
2017ZiPS (R)5.1 %16.9 %0.30.263.303.382.685.1196.0.305-0.2 0.630-6.9.29478
2017Steamer (R)5.8 %16.7 %0.34.268.313.387.700.1205.3.3110.4 -0.234-5.3.30283
2017Depth Charts (R)5.5 %16.8 %0.32.265.308.384.692.1195.5.3080.3 0.234-6.6.29880
Total- - -5.7 %18.1 %0.31.283.324.413.737.1306.2.3350.12.11.166-1.5.31693

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2010Royals (A)1.3513.5 %49.6 %36.9 %15.4 %9.6 %  45.0 %17.5 %37.6 %   
2011Royals (A+)0.9813.1 %42.9 %44.0 %19.0 %3.0 %  39.4 %24.9 %35.7 %   
2012Royals (A+)1.0311.5 %44.9 %43.6 %21.3 %5.9 %  42.3 %27.2 %30.6 %   
2012Royals (AA)1.2117.9 %44.9 %37.2 %13.8 %3.4 %  44.3 %29.1 %26.6 %   
2013Royals (AA)1.3018.0 %46.3 %35.7 %22.0 %3.3 %  41.9 %23.9 %34.2 %   
2014Royals (AA)0.8815.3 %39.7 %45.0 %20.3 %8.5 %  43.6 %20.0 %36.4 %   
2014Royals (AAA)0.9913.6 %43.0 %43.4 %20.0 %2.6 %  40.2 %24.1 %35.8 %   
2015Royals (AAA)1.1616.0 %45.2 %38.9 %17.8 %2.7 %  40.6 %23.1 %36.3 %   
2016Royals (AAA)0.9117.2 %39.4 %43.4 %14.6 %8.3 %  41.2 %25.2 %33.6 %   
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 %
2017Royals (AAA)0.3127.6 %17.2 %55.2 %0.0 %18.8 %  38.7 %38.7 %22.6 %   
2017Royals0.9321.4 %37.9 %40.7 %8.1 %8.1 %14.5 %60.0 %34.2 %34.8 %31.0 %16.0 %50.8 %33.2 %
Total- - -1.2123.7 %41.7 %34.5 %4.9 %5.6 %9.2 %45.5 %34.3 %33.9 %31.8 %13.8 %51.6 %34.6 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2010Royals (A)7052198   79288367
2011Royals (A+)1641685032   237677914
2012Royals (A+)1401363629   227604831
2012Royals (AA)3529144   127232359
2013Royals (AA)118914620   4128691281
2014Royals (AA)52592012   267443710
2014Royals (AAA)1141153623   4578711328
2015Royals (AAA)2151857633   75014242174
2016Royals (AAA)87963814   3867671153
2016Royals105706016624098491258
2017Royals (AAA)51680   4689135
2017Royals69743961053311598909
Total- - -1741449971611572014472167

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2016Royals0.43-5.856.28-0.33-0.031.032.924-0.440.86
2017Royals1.06-3.904.966.320.681.01 00.450.60
Total- - -1.49-9.7511.245.990.651.022.9240.001.45

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%
2017Royals51.5% (92.6)19.9% (84.5)7.7% (88.5)9.4% (78.2)11.1% (84.0)0.4% (83.0)  
Total- - -55.4% (92.5)17.8% (84.6)7.0% (88.3)8.8% (78.3)10.1% (83.8)0.9% (84.1)0.0% (78.0)0.0%

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 %   
2017Royals33.3 %15.3 %2.9 %0.7 % 5.1 %21.5 %7.1 %3.5 % 10.6 %   
Total- - -34.0 %16.0 %4.5 %1.0 % 5.7 %18.7 %7.6 %2.3 % 10.2 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2016Royals92.792.288.684.9 91.884.978.780.1 83.7  
2017Royals92.892.688.284.2 90.484.877.779.4 84.4  
Total- - -92.792.388.584.7 91.384.978.379.6 84.0  

SeasonTeamFA%FC%FS%SI%CH%SL%CU%CS%KN%SB%XX%
2016Royals37.2 %8.6 %1.3 %20.3 %9.2 %15.5 %7.7 %0.2 %  0.1 %
2017Royals37.3 %8.4 %0.4 %13.3 %10.6 %20.0 %9.9 %   0.1 %
Total- - -37.2 %8.5 %0.9 %17.4 %9.8 %17.4 %8.7 %0.1 %  0.1 %

SeasonTeamvFAvFCvFSvSIvCHvSLvCUvCSvKNvSB
2016Royals93.388.785.992.584.085.178.575.0  
2017Royals93.389.586.092.184.285.078.6   
Total- - -93.389.085.992.484.185.078.575.0  

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
2017Royals4.21.5-2.6-0.21.0-0.3 0.900.86-3.72-0.200.97-7.88 
Total- - -11.0-2.6-4.3-0.71.5-1.70.00.91-0.67-2.87-0.350.69-9.153.72

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2016Royals0.34.8-1.2-1.0 0.8-3.4-1.90.4 0.4  
2017Royals-2.12.6-1.4-0.6 1.91.4-0.2-1.0 0.8  
Total- - --1.87.5-2.6-1.6 2.7-2.0-2.1-0.5 1.2  

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  
2017Royals-0.691.90-5.43-9.96 4.100.75-0.23-3.01 0.85  
Total- - --0.242.16-2.70-7.81 2.18-0.49-1.27-1.06 0.56  

SeasonTeamwFAwFCwFSwSIwCHwSLwCUwCSwKNwSB
2016Royals1.01.41.2-7.2-0.74.9-0.20.0  
2017Royals6.2-1.80.7-7.3-1.81.60.4   
Total- - -7.2-0.41.9-14.5-2.56.50.30.0  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFC/CwFS/CwSI/CwCH/CwSL/CwCU/CwCS/CwKN/CwSB/C
2016Royals0.221.277.32-2.84-0.622.52-0.17-1.31  
2017Royals1.82-2.3417.22-5.99-1.880.910.48   
Total- - -0.89-0.229.30-3.85-1.191.740.14-1.31  

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 %
2017Royals33.3 %69.5 %50.1 %73.6 %89.7 %84.0 %46.2 %58.2 %8.0 %
2017Average29.6 %66.7 %46.4 %62.6 %85.5 %77.5 %45.2 %60.3 %10.4 %
Total- - -33.7 %66.0 %48.6 %69.9 %91.1 %83.2 %46.2 %59.6 %8.2 %

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
2017Royals35.0 %67.1 %49.9 %75.2 %89.0 %83.8 %46.5 %24.8
2017Average30.2 %64.1 %46.4 %61.4 %85.8 %77.5 %47.6 %23.9
Total- - -35.4 %62.7 %48.6 %69.9 %90.7 %82.8 %48.3 %23.9

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2016Royals36.1 %59.5 %47.5 %67.4 %91.5 %82.1 %48.6 %24.0
2017Royals35.4 %66.5 %50.1 %75.9 %88.7 %83.9 %47.1 %24.8
Total- - -35.8 %62.4 %48.6 %71.0 %90.3 %82.9 %48.0 %24.3

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2013Royals (AA)P101.0000  0          
2013Royals (AA)1B4431.02402  3          
2015Royals (AAA)1B141299.082100  11          
2016Royals (AAA)1B9551.24000  2          
2016Royals1B119.09000010010    1.000 
Total- - -1B119.09000010010    1.000 
2011Royals (A+)2B4040338.0741043  28          
2012Royals (A+)2B5150409.0851185  23          
2012Royals (AA)2B2424203.137622  16          
2013Royals (AA)2B3229275.263924  20          
2014Royals (AA)2B1413112.023264  8          
2014Royals (AAA)2B2213.0331  2          
2015Royals (AAA)2B5756478.2961485  36          
2016Royals (AAA)2B4039346.2871063  28          
2016Royals2B6555502.2921564223817211     .984 
2017Royals (AAA)2B6648.210140  1          
2017Royals2B4949428.1951304313310232     .983 
Total- - -2B114104931.01872868537127443     .983 
2013Royals (AA)3B118.0110  0          
2015Royals (AAA)3B1514113.118153  2          
2016Royals (AAA)3B4327.0130  0          
2016Royals3B5330.0181012200     .900 
2017Royals (AAA)3B118.0010  0          
Total- - -3B5330.0181012200     .900 
2014Royals (AA)SS9875.021231  6          
2015Royals (AAA)SS4332.0571  1          
2010Royals (A)LF117.0000  0          
2011Royals (A+)LF5554465.28333  0          
2012Royals (A+)LF2827230.04931  0          
2013Royals (AA)LF3936307.28341  1          
2014Royals (AA)LF2120175.03940  0          
2014Royals (AAA)LF5654488.19761  0          
2015Royals (AAA)LF3935323.07642  1          
2016Royals (AAA)LF9762.11412  0          
2016RoyalsLF131191.02020000100     1.000 
2017Royals (AAA)LF119.0200  0          
2017RoyalsLF6440.0810000000     1.000 
Total- - -LF1915131.02830000100     1.000 
2010Royals (A)CF3228246.28150  0          
2011Royals (A+)CF3030257.17960  2          
2012Royals (A+)CF1714132.13711  0          
2013Royals (AA)CF108.0400  0          
2014Royals (AAA)CF118.2300  0          
2015Royals (AAA)CF103.0100  0          
2016Royals (AAA)CF3217.0500  0          
2010Royals (A)RF1818143.02541  1          
2013Royals (AA)RF2019168.03930  2          
2014Royals (AAA)RF1716141.02710  0          
2015Royals (AAA)RF9970.22010  0          
2016Royals (AAA)RF6653.0800  0          
2016RoyalsRF4327.0810000100     1.000 
2017Royals (AAA)RF119.0000  0          
2017RoyalsRF5331.0700000000     1.000 
Total- - -RF9658.01510000100     1.000 
2016RoyalsOF1714118.02830000200     1.000 
2017RoyalsOF11771.01510000000     1.000 
Total- - -OF2821189.04340000200     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
2017Royals2B428.1 0 0449066.73333     0.01.6-1.10.52.5
Total- - -2B931.0 0 189216167.77361   0 0.36.7-0.36.710.0
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
2017RoyalsLF40.0  1001551.0003    0.7 0.10.00.827.5
Total- - -LF131.0  21141918.94711   00.9 1.20.22.321.1
2016RoyalsRF27.0  00-1-1771.0001   0-0.3 -1.40.1-1.6-45.6
2017RoyalsRF31.0  0000551.0002    0.0 0.60.10.629.7
Total- - -RF58.0  00-1-112121.0003   0-0.3 -0.80.1-1.0-17.7
2016RoyalsOF118.0  11022120.9529   00.0 -0.40.2-0.1-1.0
2017RoyalsOF71.0  100110101.0005    0.6 0.70.11.536.4
Total- - -OF189.0  21033130.96814   00.6 0.40.31.37.8

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)
2017Royals2B428.10.0%      (6)0.0%      (3)0.0%      (1)20.0%     (5)83.3%    (12)96.3%  (134)
Total- - -2B931.00.0%      (9)8.3%    (12)0.0%      (6)33.3%     (9)76.2%    (21)97.0%  (297)
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)
2017RoyalsLF40.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (8)
Total- - -LF131.00.0%      (5)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)96.2%    (26)
2016RoyalsRF27.00.0%      (4)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (8)
2017RoyalsRF31.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (7)
Total- - -RF58.00.0%      (5)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%    (15)
2016RoyalsOF118.00.0%      (9)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)96.2%    (26)
2017RoyalsOF71.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%    (15)
Total- - -OF189.00.0%    (10)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)97.6%    (41)

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 
2017Royals-0.3-0.41.90.4-0.72.31.07.29.71.0$7.7 
Total- - --4.53.37.10.6-1.27.72.317.226.02.6$21.0 

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