Bubba Starling

Age: 27
Bats/Throws: R/R
6' 4" / 215
OF
Birthdate: 8/3/1992 (27 y, 2 m, 15 d)
Drafted: 2011 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 5, Overall: 5, Team: Kansas City Royals
Service Time: 0.067
Reported as the pre-2019 value.
0 years and 67 days days of service time.
  
MiLB Options: 0
Reported as the pre-2019 season number of waiver options remaining.

Prospects Report
Team Rank: 31Overall Rank: NAReported: 2018 - UpdatedETA: 2018  
Future Value
35+

RotoWire News: Starling (side) is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Twins. (9/29/2019)

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SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2012Royals (R)532341035331012.0 %29.9 %.210.372.275.371.485.384135    
2013Royals (A)1254981351632210.6 %25.7 %.156.309.241.329.398.338111    
2014Royals (A+)13254996754178.9 %27.3 %.120.293.218.304.338.30184    
2015Royals (A+)12512612213.7 %33.3 %.227.600.386.471.614.489214    
2015Royals (AA)9136710513248.2 %24.8 %.172.319.254.318.426.335105    
2016Royals (AA)6225552823105.9 %31.8 %.137.257.185.251.322.26264    
2016Royals (AAA)471762141714.0 %36.4 %.084.277.181.213.265.21521    
2017Royals (AAA)803037352156.3 %21.5 %.133.301.248.303.381.30476    
2018Royals (R)41233500.0 %33.3 %.818.000.273.3331.091.602260    
2018Royals (R)513154038.5 %15.4 %.750.600.500.6921.250.724324    
2018Royals (AAA)1141052112.2 %14.6 %.057.310.257.350.314.31383    
2019ATC62502117.5 %20.7 %.077.274.217.283.293.25959    
2019Steamer0100006.0 %28.0 %.127.291.221.273.347.271670.00.00.00.0
2019ZiPS863337322756.0 %31.8 %.127.278.199.255.327.25556-0.4-18.05.4-0.2
2019Royals (AAA)722857343897.4 %20.7 %.138.374.310.358.448.34796    
2019Royals561974261224.6 %28.4 %.102.286.215.255.317.247471.2-12.10.2-0.5
2019Steamer (R)843397313355.5 %26.4 %.120.302.233.279.352.271630.3-15.6-0.1-0.4
2019Depth Charts (R)873647363155.5 %28.6 %.120.291.218.267.338.260560.1-20.40.9-0.6
Total- - -561974261224.6 %28.4 %.102.286.215.255.317.247471.2-12.10.2-0.5

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2012Royals (R)53200234553582103533282703102101.275
2013Royals (A)125435498105672141351635311286408223.241
2014Royals (A+)132482549105692349675449015013504172.218
2015Royals (A+)12445117114026127117000021.386
2015Royals (AA)91331367845119410513230191221345.254
2016Royals (AA)62233255432215152823150816104101.185
2016Royals (AAA)47166176302080214177064012210.181
2017Royals (AAA)8027830369471417352119065303954.248
2018Royals (R)411123000335004100000.273
2018Royals (R)58134030154502000000.500
2018Royals (AAA)1135419720052506001110.257
2019ATC623255410021205000010.217
2019Steamer0110000000000000 00.221
2019ZiPS86306333613716173227200106313653.199
2019Royals (AAA)7226128581611127343821059030393.310
2019Royals56186197402970426129056101420.215
2019Steamer (R)8431433973501517313319090222 52.233
2019Depth Charts (R)87337364744916173631200104322 52.218
Total- - -56186197402970426129056101420.215

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2012Royals (R)12.0 %29.9 %0.40.275.371.485.856.2107.1.372  1.44010.6.384135
2013Royals (A)10.6 %25.7 %0.41.241.329.398.727.1566.4.309  2.7646.1.338111
2014Royals (A+)8.9 %27.3 %0.33.218.304.338.642.1206.7.293  2.155-10.3.30184
2015Royals (A+)13.7 %33.3 %0.41.386.471.6141.084.2273.1.600  0.0126.3.489214
2015Royals (AA)8.2 %24.8 %0.33.254.318.426.744.1725.2.319  -1.5452.3.335105
2016Royals (AA)5.9 %31.8 %0.19.185.251.322.573.1377.1.257  1.618-10.1.26264
2016Royals (AAA)4.0 %36.4 %0.11.181.213.265.478.0843.3.277  0.25-17.5.21521
2017Royals (AAA)6.3 %21.5 %0.29.248.303.381.685.1334.2.301  -0.930-9.4.30476
2018Royals (R)0.0 %33.3 %0.00.273.3331.0911.424.8180.1.000  0.042.5.602260
2018Royals (R)38.5 %15.4 %2.50.500.6921.2501.942.7502.6.600  0.064.4.724324
2018Royals (AAA)12.2 %14.6 %0.83.257.350.314.664.0574.7.310  0.24-0.9.31383
2019ATC7.5 %20.7 %0.36.217.283.293.576.0775.0.274  0.12-1.1.25959
2019Steamer6.0 %28.0 %0.22.221.273.347.621.1270.1.2910.0 0.000.0.27167
2019ZiPS6.0 %31.8 %0.19.199.255.327.581.1274.4.278  -0.423-16.1.25556
2019Royals (AAA)7.4 %20.7 %0.36.310.358.448.806.1385.2.374  0.341-1.6.34796
2019Royals4.6 %28.4 %0.16.215.255.317.572.1024.7.2860.60.30.312-12.4.24747
2019Average8.5 %23.0 %0.37.252.323.435.758.1835.0.298     .320 
2019Steamer (R)5.5 %26.4 %0.21.233.279.352.631.1204.1.3020.4 -0.128-14.5.27163
2019Depth Charts (R)5.5 %28.6 %0.19.218.267.338.605.1204.3.2910.2 -0.127-18.9.26056
Total- - -4.6 %28.4 %0.16.215.255.317.572.1024.7.2860.60.30.312-12.4.24747

SeasonAgeGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBSOSBCSBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwSBwOBAWAR
2019268630633361371617322720106536.0 %31.8 %0.19.199.255.327.581.127.278-0.4.255-0.2
2020278128731357341517302620102426.4 %32.6 %0.20.199.257.331.588.132.279-0.2.258-0.3
2021288028330956331517302620101426.5 %32.7 %0.20.198.257.332.589.134.278-0.2.259-0.3

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2012Royals (R)0.9012.5 %41.4 %46.1 %22.0 %16.9 %  59.1 %20.5 %20.5 %   
2013Royals (A)1.5017.5 %49.5 %33.0 %23.0 %13.0 %  52.4 %23.8 %23.8 %   
2014Royals (A+)0.9214.3 %41.2 %44.5 %31.5 %6.2 %  51.9 %24.2 %23.9 %   
2015Royals (A+)0.9029.6 %33.3 %37.0 %20.0 %20.0 %  66.7 %22.2 %11.1 %   
2015Royals (AA)0.9725.8 %36.4 %37.7 %31.5 %11.2 %  61.7 %18.5 %19.8 %   
2016Royals (AA)0.9223.3 %36.7 %40.0 %46.7 %8.3 %  62.8 %19.6 %17.7 %   
2016Royals (AAA)0.8716.8 %38.6 %44.6 %40.0 %4.4 %  50.5 %25.7 %23.8 %   
2017Royals (AAA)1.4419.0 %47.8 %33.2 %17.6 %10.3 %  51.6 %24.2 %24.2 %   
2018Royals (R)1.0011.1 %44.4 %44.4 %25.0 %75.0 %  77.8 %11.1 %11.1 %   
2018Royals (R)0.5050.0 %16.7 %33.3 %0.0 %50.0 %  33.3 %33.3 %33.3 %   
2018Royals (AAA)3.0014.3 %64.3 %21.4 %33.3 %0.0 %  63.3 %13.3 %23.3 %   
2019Royals (AAA)1.1515.3 %45.3 %39.4 %30.0 %8.8 %  58.1 %14.6 %27.3 %   
2019Royals1.2623.6 %42.5 %33.9 %11.6 %9.3 %9.3 %50.0 %48.9 %29.8 %21.4 %23.7 %47.3 %29.0 %
Total- - -1.2623.6 %42.5 %33.9 %11.6 %9.3 %9.3 %50.0 %48.9 %29.8 %21.4 %23.7 %47.3 %29.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2012Royals (R)53591613   130353483
2013Royals (A)1501005323   3107781088
2014Royals (A+)1351464746   58211211703
2015Royals (A+)91082   74113187
2015Royals (AA)86896128   4888721360
2016Royals (AA)55603528   330635965
2016Royals (AAA)39451718   213434647
2017Royals (AAA)98683912   3977131110
2018Royals (R)4411   32326
2018Royals (R)1230   282452
2018Royals (AAA)18642   6794161
2019Royals (AAA)92803124   3977151112
2019Royals5443305542231453684
Total- - -5443305542231453684

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2019Royals-1.95-4.082.13-15.33-1.520.982.162-1.34-0.64
Total- - --1.95-4.082.13-15.33-1.520.982.162-1.34-0.64

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2019Royals53.4% (93.1)25.9% (83.7)3.1% (88.4)8.6% (77.9)8.3% (83.1)0.7% (84.6)  
Total- - -53.4% (93.1)25.9% (83.7)3.1% (88.4)8.6% (77.9)8.3% (83.1)0.7% (84.6)  

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2019Royals39.7 %7.5 %5.4 %0.7 % 5.3 %23.6 %8.7 %0.6 % 8.5 %   
Total- - -39.7 %7.5 %5.4 %0.7 % 5.3 %23.6 %8.7 %0.6 % 8.5 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2019Royals93.191.688.284.6 94.683.577.880.9 83.3  
Total- - -93.191.688.284.6 94.683.577.880.9 83.3  

SeasonTeamFA%FC%FS%SI%CH%SL%CU%CS%KN%SB%XX%
2019Royals41.1 %4.4 %0.6 %12.0 %8.3 %24.1 %9.5 %    
Total- - -41.1 %4.4 %0.6 %12.0 %8.3 %24.1 %9.5 %    

SeasonTeamvFAvFCvFSvSIvCHvSLvCUvCSvKNvSB
2019Royals93.388.685.192.983.383.778.5   
Total- - -93.388.685.192.983.383.778.5   

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2019Royals-7.3-4.10.0-0.7-2.1-0.2 -2.00-2.320.06-1.21-3.68-4.56 
Total- - --7.3-4.10.0-0.7-2.1-0.2 -2.00-2.320.06-1.21-3.68-4.56 

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2019Royals-7.31.00.3-0.2 -0.9-4.1-0.9-0.1 -2.3  
Total- - --7.31.00.3-0.2 -0.9-4.1-0.9-0.1 -2.3  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2019Royals-2.701.940.81-4.56 -2.37-2.54-1.58-1.27 -3.92  
Total- - --2.701.940.81-4.56 -2.37-2.54-1.58-1.27 -3.92  

SeasonTeamwFAwFCwFSwSIwCHwSLwCUwCSwKNwSB
2019Royals-6.6-0.9-0.2-0.6 -3.2-1.1   
Total- - --6.6-0.9-0.2-0.6 -3.2-1.1   

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFC/CwFS/CwSI/CwCH/CwSL/CwCU/CwCS/CwKN/CwSB/C
2019Royals-2.37-2.92-4.11-0.74-3.68-1.93-1.65   
Total- - --2.37-2.92-4.11-0.74-3.68-1.93-1.65   

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2019Royals33.3 %69.9 %49.3 %45.3 %87.6 %71.5 %43.7 %65.0 %14.0 %
2019Average31.6 %68.5 %47.0 %62.7 %84.9 %76.2 %41.8 %60.9 %11.1 %
Total- - -33.3 %69.9 %49.3 %45.3 %87.6 %71.5 %43.7 %65.0 %14.0 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2019Royals30.4 %69.0 %49.2 %34.0 %88.7 %71.3 %48.8 %22.5
2019Average30.6 %65.2 %47.0 %59.4 %84.9 %76.2 %47.4 %24.4
Total- - -30.4 %69.0 %49.2 %34.0 %88.7 %71.3 %48.8 %22.5

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2019Royals31.9 %68.2 %49.3 %36.0 %89.7 %71.5 %47.8 %22.8
Total- - -31.9 %68.2 %49.3 %36.0 %89.7 %71.5 %47.8 %22.8

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2019RoyalsLF6226.0300000000     1.000 
Total- - -LF6226.0300000000     1.000 
2019Royals (AAA)CF5151436.011252  3          
2019RoyalsCF3634283.29050000200     1.000 
Total- - -CF3634283.29050000200     1.000 
2019Royals (AAA)RF1818150.03530  0          
2019RoyalsRF2313133.23001010000     .968 
Total- - -RF2313133.23001010000     .968 
2019RoyalsOF6549443.112351010200     .992 
Total- - -OF6549443.112351010200     .992 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSZrCERArSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZFSRFRMARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2019RoyalsLF26.00   00-2-242.5001  -0.4 -0.70.0-1.0-46.8
Total- - -LF26.00   00-2-242.5001  -0.4 -0.70.0-1.0-46.8
2019RoyalsCF283.20   11-207468.91923  1.3 -0.60.51.23.7
Total- - -CF283.20   11-207468.91923  1.3 -0.60.51.23.7
2019RoyalsRF133.20   -10102524.9606  -0.3 0.8-0.10.44.8
Total- - -RF133.20   -10102524.9606  -0.3 0.8-0.10.44.8
2019RoyalsOF443.10   01-3-210394.91330  0.6 -0.50.50.61.3
Total- - -OF443.10   01-3-210394.91330  0.6 -0.50.50.61.3

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2019RoyalsLF26.00.0%      (3)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (3)
Total- - -LF26.00.0%      (3)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (3)
2019RoyalsCF283.20.0%    (23)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)66.7%     (3)50.0%      (2)98.9%    (88)
Total- - -CF283.20.0%    (23)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)66.7%     (3)50.0%      (2)98.9%    (88)
2019RoyalsRF133.20.0%    (12)0.0%      (1)100.0%      (1)0.0%     (1)0.0%      (0)100.0%    (29)
Total- - -RF133.20.0%    (12)0.0%      (1)100.0%      (1)0.0%     (1)0.0%      (0)100.0%    (29)
2019RoyalsOF443.10.0%    (38)0.0%      (2)100.0%      (1)50.0%     (4)50.0%      (2)99.2%  (120)
Total- - -OF443.10.0%    (38)0.0%      (2)100.0%      (1)50.0%     (4)50.0%      (2)99.2%  (120)

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2019Royals-13.31.20.6-0.3-12.10.20.86.2-4.9-0.5($3.8) 
Total- - --13.31.20.6-0.3-12.10.20.86.2-4.9-0.5($3.8) 

  • 2011 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 5, Overall: 5
    • Team: Kansas City Royals
    • School: Gardner Edgerton (KS) HS