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Whit Merrifield
Birthdate: 1/24/1989 (28 y, 5 m, 1 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)



SeasonTeamPosH1B2B3BHRRRBISBCSBBSOYahooFanDuelDraftKings
SaberSimTOR @ KCA2B1.10.80.20.00.10.50.40.10.10.40.86.189.567.50

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    
2017Royals562286252975.7 %12.3 %.163.303.288.330.452.331103-0.40.52.41.1
2017ZiPS (R)7330943429105.2 %16.8 %.120.306.264.304.383.297810.4-6.62.70.7
2017Steamer (R)773265363095.8 %16.6 %.120.310.268.313.388.303850.3-5.41.30.7
2017Depth Charts (R)8033853731105.5 %16.7 %.120.308.266.309.386.300830.6-6.22.00.7
Total- - -13756086958155.7 %17.9 %.131.337.285.326.416.318953.30.07.82.7

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
2017Royals5620822860411036252913028241471.288
2017ZiPS (R)7328630976521634342916052232 103.264
2017Steamer (R)7730032680571725363019154223 95.268
2017Depth Charts (R)8031333883581835373118156232 104.266
Total- - -137519560148102326869583211002525154.285

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  -0.3105.3.504207
2017Royals5.7 %12.3 %0.46.288.330.452.782.1636.3.303-1.30.00.9302.0.331103
2017Average8.5 %21.5 %0.40.255.324.426.751.1715.0.299     .321 
2017ZiPS (R)5.2 %16.8 %0.31.264.304.383.687.1206.0.306-0.2 0.631-5.4.29781
2017Steamer (R)5.8 %16.6 %0.35.268.313.388.701.1205.3.3100.5 -0.234-3.9.30385
2017Depth Charts (R)5.5 %16.7 %0.33.266.309.386.694.1205.5.3080.3 0.335-5.0.30083
Total- - -5.7 %17.9 %0.32.285.326.416.742.1316.2.3370.12.11.167-0.4.31895

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 %   
2017Royals0.9321.7 %37.8 %40.6 %8.2 %8.2 %14.7 %60.0 %34.6 %34.1 %31.4 %16.2 %50.3 %33.5 %
Total- - -1.2123.9 %41.7 %34.5 %4.9 %5.6 %9.2 %45.5 %34.5 %33.6 %31.9 %13.8 %51.4 %34.7 %

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
2017Royals68733961053310588898
Total- - -1731439971611571914372156

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2016Royals0.43-5.856.28-0.33-0.031.032.924-0.440.86
2017Royals1.14-3.824.967.260.771.01 00.550.57
Total- - -1.57-9.6711.246.940.751.022.9240.111.43

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%
2017Royals51.4% (92.6)20.0% (84.5)7.6% (88.5)9.5% (78.2)11.0% (84.0)0.4% (83.0)  
Total- - -55.5% (92.5)17.8% (84.6)6.9% (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 %   
2017Royals33.2 %15.4 %2.7 %0.7 % 5.2 %21.6 %7.2 %3.6 % 10.5 %   
Total- - -34.0 %16.1 %4.5 %1.0 % 5.7 %18.7 %7.6 %2.3 % 10.1 %   

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  

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
2017Royals4.91.7-2.4-0.21.0-0.3 1.070.96-3.57-0.201.00-7.89 
Total- - -11.7-2.4-4.2-0.71.5-1.70.00.98-0.62-2.79-0.350.70-9.153.72

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2016Royals0.34.8-1.2-1.0 0.8-3.4-1.90.4 0.4  
2017Royals-1.52.8-1.2-0.6 1.91.6-0.2-1.0 0.8  
Total- - --1.27.6-2.5-1.6 2.7-1.8-2.1-0.5 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-0.522.05-5.16-9.97 4.100.84-0.24-3.02 0.88  
Total- - --0.172.22-2.58-7.81 2.18-0.44-1.27-1.07 0.57  

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 %
2017Royals32.9 %69.6 %49.8 %74.2 %89.6 %84.1 %46.1 %57.9 %7.9 %
2017Average29.6 %66.7 %46.3 %62.6 %85.5 %77.5 %45.2 %60.3 %10.4 %
Total- - -33.5 %66.0 %48.5 %70.1 %91.0 %83.3 %46.2 %59.5 %8.1 %

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
2017Royals34.7 %67.1 %49.7 %75.9 %88.8 %84.0 %46.3 %24.8
2017Average30.2 %64.2 %46.4 %61.5 %85.7 %77.5 %47.6 %23.8
Total- - -35.2 %62.6 %48.4 %70.2 %90.6 %82.9 %48.2 %23.9

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2013Royals (AA)P101.0000             
2013Royals (AA)1B4431.02402             
2015Royals (AAA)1B141299.082100             
2016Royals (AAA)1B9551.24000             
2016Royals1B119.09000010010    1.000 
Total- - -1B119.09000010010    1.000 
2011Royals (A+)2B4040338.0741043             
2012Royals (A+)2B5150409.0851185             
2012Royals (AA)2B2424203.137622             
2013Royals (AA)2B3229275.263924             
2014Royals (AA)2B1413112.023264             
2014Royals (AAA)2B2213.0331             
2015Royals (AAA)2B5756478.2961485             
2016Royals (AAA)2B4039346.2871063             
2016Royals2B6555502.2921564223817211     .984 
2017Royals (AAA)2B6648.210140             
2017Royals2B4949428.1951304313310232     .983 
Total- - -2B114104931.01872868537127443     .983 
2013Royals (AA)3B118.0110             
2015Royals (AAA)3B1514113.118153             
2016Royals (AAA)3B4327.0130             
2016Royals3B5330.0181012200     .900 
2017Royals (AAA)3B118.0010             
Total- - -3B5330.0181012200     .900 
2014Royals (AA)SS9875.021231             
2015Royals (AAA)SS4332.0571             
2010Royals (A)LF117.0000             
2011Royals (A+)LF5554465.28333             
2012Royals (A+)LF2827230.04931             
2013Royals (AA)LF3936307.28341             
2014Royals (AA)LF2120175.03940             
2014Royals (AAA)LF5654488.19761             
2015Royals (AAA)LF3935323.07642             
2016Royals (AAA)LF9762.11412             
2016RoyalsLF131191.02020000100     1.000 
2017Royals (AAA)LF119.0200             
2017RoyalsLF5331.0810000000     1.000 
Total- - -LF1814122.02830000100     1.000 
2010Royals (A)CF3228246.28150             
2011Royals (A+)CF3030257.17960             
2012Royals (A+)CF1714132.13711             
2013Royals (AA)CF108.0400             
2014Royals (AAA)CF118.2300             
2015Royals (AAA)CF103.0100             
2016Royals (AAA)CF3217.0500             
2010Royals (A)RF1818143.02541             
2013Royals (AA)RF2019168.03930             
2014Royals (AAA)RF1716141.02710             
2015Royals (AAA)RF9970.22010             
2016Royals (AAA)RF6653.0800             
2016RoyalsRF4327.0810000100     1.000 
2017Royals (AAA)RF119.0000             
2017RoyalsRF5331.0700000000     1.000 
Total- - -RF9658.01510000100     1.000 
2016RoyalsOF1714118.02830000200     1.000 
2017RoyalsOF10662.01510000000     1.000 
Total- - -OF2720180.04340000200     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
2017RoyalsLF31.0  1001551.0003    0.7 0.10.00.827.5
Total- - -LF122.0  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
2017RoyalsOF62.0  100110101.0005    0.6 0.70.11.536.4
Total- - -OF180.0  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)25.0%     (4)83.3%    (12)96.1%  (127)
Total- - -2B931.00.0%      (9)8.3%    (12)0.0%      (6)37.5%     (8)76.2%    (21)96.9%  (290)
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)
2017RoyalsLF31.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (8)
Total- - -LF122.00.0%      (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)
2017RoyalsOF62.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%    (15)
Total- - -OF180.00.0%    (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 
2017Royals0.9-0.41.90.40.52.41.07.010.81.1$8.6 
Total- - --3.33.37.10.60.07.82.217.127.12.7$21.9 

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