Whit Merrifield Kansas City Royals

Age: 32 (January 24, 1989) | 6' 0" | 195lbs. | Bats: Right 1B-1 2B-15 OF-51 LF-6 CF-23 RF-34 PH-1
Tm Lg YEAR G AB R H BB SO 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BA OBP SLG BB% SO% BABIP G/L/F % $4x4 $5x5
KC AAA 2017 9 34 6 14 1 4 4 0 3 9 1 1 .412 .432 .794 3 11 .393 n/a
KC AL 2017 145 587 80 169 29 88 32 6 19 78 34 8 .288 .324 .460 5 14 .308 38/22/40 36 31
KC AL 2018 158 632 88 192 61 114 43 3 12 60 45 10 .304 .367 .438 9 16 .352 35/30/35 42 37
KC AL 2019 162 681 105 206 45 126 41 10 16 74 20 10 .302 .348 .463 6 17 .350 38/29/33 32 30
KC AL 2020 60 248 38 70 12 33 12 0 9 30 12 3 .282 .325 .440 5 12 .295 37/26/37 40 36
KC AL 2021 6 24 5 9 1 4 1 0 3 9 0 0 .375 .393 .792 4 14 .316 32/14/55 3 2
Career 6yrs 612 2483 360 734 167 437 151 22 61 280 119 34 .296 .343 .448 6 16 .335 n/a
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We now have games played by position. And we see that Merrifield moved around more than a few times during the game.

I imagine in leagues with a 20-game minimum, he'll again qualify at second.

Alex Patton Alex
Nov 30 '20

Today's Matchups to Watch

  • Whit Merrifield vs. Jake Odorizzi: 19 PA, .471/.526/1.059, 3 HR
  • Joey Votto vs. Chad Kuhl: 15 PA, .545/.600/1.000, 1 HR
  • Carlos Santana vs. Ivan Nova: 24 PA, .381/.458/.810, 2 HR
  • Alex Bregman vs. Yusei Kikuchi: 13 PA, .455/.538/1.000, 1 HR
  • Starlin Castro vs. Tommy Milone: 11 PA, .636/.636/.909, 0 HR

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Alex Patton Alex
Aug 14 '20

Distinguished himself in the game today in Cleveland by not striking out. Every other starter fanned, most of them more than once. 

Bieber fanned 14 in six innings. He's good but not that good.

Alex Patton Alex
Jul 25 '20
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Players since 1999 with 30-game hitting streaks

NameStartEndGamesTm
Whit Merrifield2018‑09‑102019‑04‑1031KCR
Freddie Freeman2016‑08‑242016‑09‑2830ATL
Dan Uggla2011‑07‑052011‑08‑1333ATL
Andre Ethier2011‑04‑022011‑05‑0630LAD
Ryan Zimmerman2009‑04‑082009‑05‑1230WSN
Moises Alou2007‑08‑232007‑09‑2630NYM
Willy Taveras2006‑07‑272006‑08‑2730HOU
Chase Utley2006‑06‑232006‑08‑0335PHI
Jimmy Rollins2005‑08‑232006‑04‑0538PHI
Albert Pujols2003‑07‑122003‑08‑1630STL
Luis Castillo2002‑05‑082002‑06‑2135FLA
Vladimir Guerrero1999‑07‑271999‑08‑2631MON
Luis Gonzalez1999‑04‑111999‑05‑1830ARI

See the full list at Stathead.com's Batting Streak Finder

Alex Patton Alex
May 18 '20

A Davidson pan in the Guide. "... 20ish steals is his new normal."

Gianella and RotoRob pick him. 

Gianella: "the slip in steals will push him too far down in drafts, especially if your competitors don't properly value batting average."

RotoRob: He's "a line drive machine (he led the majors in line drive rate after finishing third in 2018)."

Alex Patton Alex
Jan 20 '20
Fangraphs 2018: WAR 5.2 Bat 17 Field 3 Run 7 HR/FB 7% Pull 34% Hard 37% IFFB 15%
Fangraphs 2019: WAR 2.9 Bat 10 Field -5 Run 2 HR/FB 9% Pull 37% Hard 38% IFFB 7%
Alex Patton Alex
Dec 16 '19