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Whit Merrifield
Birthdate: 1/24/1989 (27 y, 7 m, 3 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-1/175     Position: 2B
Drafted: 2010 June Amateur Draft - Round: 9, Pick: 4, Overall: 269, Team: Kansas City Royals
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RotoWire News: Merrifield was optioned Tuesday, Jeffrey Flanagon of MLB.com reports. (7/26/2016)



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    
2012Saguaros (R)19781158912.8 %10.3 %.059.271.250.346.309.32181    
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    
2016Depth Charts177017625.1 %15.2 %.098.293.254.295.353.283750.0-2.00.20.1
2016Steamer166616625.3 %14.1 %.098.298.263.304.360.290800.0-1.50.10.1
2016ZiPS12453155341174.9 %16.4 %.099.288.246.287.345.276710.4-17.65.00.5
2016Royals (AAA)6428384429207.8 %17.7 %.169.310.276.331.445.340103    
2016Royals532202301754.5 %22.7 %.110.348.271.305.381.297812.6-2.56.01.1
2016ZiPS (R)2292110734.8 %17.8 %.101.301.252.291.354.280690.2-3.31.10.1
2016Steamer (R)31502105.4 %17.4 %.099.303.257.299.356.285720.0-0.50.10.0
2016Depth Charts (R)41502105.1 %17.6 %.100.302.254.295.355.282710.0-0.50.20.0
Total- - -532202301754.5 %22.7 %.110.348.271.305.381.297812.6-2.56.01.1

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2010Royals (A)471862094731835242615042314253.253
2011Royals (A+)126477547125873035743652089441082414.262
2012Saguaros (R)19687817151011581008000291.250
2012Royals (A+)10138044098672038593641069451011255.258
2012Royals (AA)249610625212111288019011532.260
2013Royals (AA)943223538759205331432205722514177.270
2014Royals (AA)4416219045261315222022027114354.278
2014Royals (AAA)763213451097528335729171522326117.340
2015Royals (AAA)135544594144105295583383916643413329.265
2016Depth Charts1765701712301764011000 21.254
2016Steamer166166161230166309000 21.263
2016ZiPS12449553112287264553412618733410177.246
2016Royals (AAA)64254283704319084429221501423202.276
2016Royals5321022057391512301710050000151.271
2016ZiPS (R)22869222155111074016001 31.252
2016Steamer (R)314154310021103000 00.257
2016Depth Charts (R)414153210021103000 00.254
Total- - -5321022057391512301710050000151.271

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2010Royals (A)7.2 %20.1 %0.36.253.317.409.726.1566.1.300  -0.3260.1.332100
2011Royals (A+)9.5 %16.3 %0.58.262.337.369.706.1075.8.310  -1.0642.1.326103
2012Saguaros (R)12.8 %10.3 %1.25.250.346.309.655.0597.1.271  1.29-2.0.32181
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
2016Depth Charts5.1 %15.2 %0.33.254.295.353.648.0983.9.2930.0 0.06-1.7.28375
2016Steamer5.3 %14.1 %0.37.263.304.360.664.0983.8.2980.0 -0.16-1.2.29080
2016ZiPS4.9 %16.4 %0.30.246.287.345.632.0995.6.288  0.444-15.7.27671
2016Royals (AAA)7.8 %17.7 %0.44.276.331.445.776.1696.4.310  3.1371.1.340103
2016Royals4.5 %22.7 %0.20.271.305.381.685.1105.9.3480.91.20.522-3.9.29781
2016Average8.1 %21.0 %0.39.256.322.419.740.1634.9.300     .318 
2016ZiPS (R)4.8 %17.8 %0.27.252.291.354.644.1015.7.3010.1 0.18-2.9.28069
2016Steamer (R)5.4 %17.4 %0.31.257.299.356.655.0995.0.3030.0 0.01-0.4.28572
2016Depth Charts (R)5.1 %17.6 %0.29.254.295.355.650.1005.3.3020.0 0.01-0.4.28271
Total- - -4.5 %22.7 %0.20.271.305.381.685.1105.9.3480.91.20.522-3.9.29781

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2016Royals1.9026.1 %48.4 %25.5 %0.0 %5.0 %5.3 %33.3 %33.1 %35.0 %31.9 %13.8 %53.1 %33.1 %
Total- - -1.9026.1 %48.4 %25.5 %0.0 %5.0 %5.3 %33.3 %33.1 %35.0 %31.9 %13.8 %53.1 %33.1 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2016Royals7640410431262585847
Total- - -7640410431262585847

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2016Royals0.36-3.603.97-1.47-0.140.942.432-0.170.56
Total- - -0.36-3.603.97-1.47-0.140.942.432-0.170.56

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2016Royals57.4% (92.6)17.7% (84.8)6.0% (87.6)9.6% (78.3)7.8% (83.7)1.4% (84.7)0.1% (78.0) 
Total- - -57.4% (92.6)17.7% (84.8)6.0% (87.6)9.6% (78.3)7.8% (83.7)1.4% (84.7)0.1% (78.0) 

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2016Royals33.1 %17.2 %6.0 %1.5 % 5.6 %17.7 %8.5 %2.0 % 8.4 %   
Total- - -33.1 %17.2 %6.0 %1.5 % 5.6 %17.7 %8.5 %2.0 % 8.4 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2016Royals92.992.188.385.1 92.084.878.779.8 83.8  
Total- - -92.992.188.385.1 92.084.878.779.8 83.8  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2016Royals5.0-4.7-0.9-0.8-0.1-1.10.01.02-3.13-1.78-0.97-0.22-8.943.63
Total- - -5.0-4.7-0.9-0.8-0.1-1.10.01.02-3.13-1.78-0.97-0.22-8.943.63

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2016Royals1.41.2-0.2-0.8 1.7-4.4-2.00.4 -0.1  
Total- - -1.41.2-0.2-0.8 1.7-4.4-2.00.4 -0.1  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2016Royals0.490.81-0.42-6.22 3.52-2.94-2.722.32 -0.09  
Total- - -0.490.81-0.42-6.22 3.52-2.94-2.722.32 -0.09  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2016Royals36.4 %63.2 %49.1 %66.1 %92.5 %82.2 %47.5 %61.4 %8.7 %
2016Average30.1 %66.6 %46.5 %63.8 %86.4 %78.3 %44.9 %60.3 %10.0 %
Total- - -36.4 %63.2 %49.1 %66.1 %92.5 %82.2 %47.5 %61.4 %8.7 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2016Royals38.8 %59.4 %49.1 %65.2 %92.5 %81.7 %50.1 %23.1
2016Average30.4 %63.9 %46.5 %62.2 %86.5 %78.3 %48.0 %22.6
Total- - -38.8 %59.4 %49.1 %65.2 %92.5 %81.7 %50.1 %23.1

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2016Royals2B4138340.0541112112410150     .988 
Total- - -2B4138340.0541112112410150     .988 
2016Royals3B3220.0151011100     .857 
Total- - -3B3220.0151011100     .857 
2016RoyalsLF11975.01620000100     1.000 
Total- - -LF11975.01620000100     1.000 
2016RoyalsRF103.0100000000     1.000 
Total- - -RF103.0100000000     1.000 
2016RoyalsOF12978.01720000100     1.000 
Total- - -OF12978.01720000100     1.000 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2016Royals2B340.0 0 1348671.82619     -0.14.31.05.218.2
Total- - -2B340.0 0 1348671.82619     -0.14.31.05.218.2
2016Royals3B20.0 0 0-1-174.5711     0.00.2-0.5-0.2-8.9
Total- - -3B20.0 0 0-1-174.5711     0.00.2-0.5-0.2-8.9
2016RoyalsLF75.0  11021211.9176    0.3 0.40.10.913.4
Total- - -LF75.0  11021211.9176    0.3 0.40.10.913.4
2016RoyalsRF3.0  0000111.0000          
Total- - -RF3.0  0000111.0000          
2016RoyalsOF78.0  11021312.9236    0.3 0.40.10.913.4
Total- - -OF78.0  11021312.9236    0.3 0.40.10.913.4

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2016Royals2B340.00.0%      (3)14.3%      (7)0.0%      (2)100.0%     (2)100.0%      (3)99.1%  (110)
Total- - -2B340.00.0%      (3)14.3%      (7)0.0%      (2)100.0%     (2)100.0%      (3)99.1%  (110)
2016Royals3B20.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)85.7%      (7)
Total- - -3B20.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)85.7%      (7)
2016RoyalsLF75.00.0%      (4)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)93.8%    (16)
Total- - -LF75.00.0%      (4)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)93.8%    (16)
2016RoyalsRF3.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
Total- - -RF3.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
2016RoyalsOF78.00.0%      (4)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)94.1%    (17)
Total- - -OF78.00.0%      (4)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)94.1%    (17)

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2016Royals-5.12.65.80.2-2.56.00.86.611.01.1$9.0 
Total- - --5.12.65.80.2-2.56.00.86.611.01.1$9.0 

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