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Whit Merrifield
Trending: ↓ 6%
2B | B/T: R/R | 6' 1" 195LBS | Age: 31

Draft: 2010 | Rd: 9, #269, Kansas City Royals | South Carolina
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2020 265 248 38 70 9 30 12 .282 .325 .440 .764
5 Seasons 2669 2459 355 725 58 271 119 .295 .342 .444 .787
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2020 .282 9 30 12 .764
5 Seasons .295 58 271 119 .787

Standard MLB Batting Statistics

SeasonTmLGGPAABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSHBPAVGOBPSLGOPS
2016 KC AL 81 332 311 44 88 22 3 2 29 19 72 8 3 0 .283 .323 .392 .716
2017 KC AL 145 630 587 80 169 32 6 19 78 29 88 34 8 6 .288 .324 .460 .784
2018 KC AL 158 707 632 88 192 43 3 12 60 61 114 45 10 6 .304 .367 .438 .806
* 2019 KC AL 162 735 681 105 206 41 10 16 74 45 126 20 10 5 .302 .348 .463 .811
2020 KC AL 60 265 248 38 70 12 0 9 30 12 33 12 3 4 .282 .325 .440 .764
*: All Star Season, Rankings AL/NL: Top 5 10 15 20      Click for Chart.

Advanced MLB Batting Statistics

SeasonTmLGPATBLOBSACSFBABIPXBHGIDPGIDPONPP/PAK/PAHR/PABB/KISOROEWO
2016 KC AL 332 122 115 1 1 .361 27 1 53 1258 3.789 .217 .006 .264 .109 .109 0
2017 KC AL 630 270 197 1 7 .308 57 13 83 2369 3.760 .140 .030 .330 .172 .172 2
2018 KC AL 707 277 195 2 6 .352 58 12 79 2733 3.866 .161 .017 .535 .134 .134 1
2019 KC AL 735 315 207 0 4 .350 67 8 76 2773 3.773 .171 .022 .357 .160 .160 1
2020 KC AL 265 109 80 0 1 .295 21 3 27 996 3.758 .125 .034 .364 .157 .157 0

Statcast - Batting

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON Hard Hit % K % BB %
2016 1258 241 7 2.9 88.1 12.2 29.9 .259 .385 .309 .304 .367 34.4 21.7 5.7
2017 2369 507 26 5.1 87.6 16.4 36.7 .282 .467 .332 .340 .375 29.6 14.0 4.6
2018 2733 526 24 4.6 87 16.9 40.9 .283 .437 .349 .349 .383 31.2 16.1 8.6
2019 2773 559 24 4.3 87 15.6 41.9 .286 .442 .340 .332 .378 29.0 17.1 6.1
2020 996 216 11 5.1 86.1 15.8 39.8 .292 .440 .324 .324 .346 27.3 12.5 4.5
ALL 10129 2049 92 4.5 87.2 15.8 38.7 .282 .439 .335 .334 .374 30.2 16.2 6.2
MLB 43639 6.4 88.3 11.9 32.8 .250 .414 .317 .321 .376 34.9 21.8 8.3

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Transactions

Team Date Transaction
04/18/2017 Kansas City Royals recalled 2B Whit Merrifield from Omaha Storm Chasers.
04/01/2017 Kansas City Royals optioned 2B Whit Merrifield to Omaha Storm Chasers.
09/02/2016 Kansas City Royals recalled Whit Merrifield from Omaha Storm Chasers.
07/26/2016 Kansas City Royals optioned 2B Whit Merrifield to Omaha Storm Chasers.
05/18/2016 Kansas City Royals selected the contract of Whit Merrifield from Omaha Storm Chasers.
01/19/2016 Kansas City Royals invited non-roster LF Whit Merrifield to spring training.
01/26/2015 Kansas City Royals invited non-roster 2B Whit Merrifield to spring training.
10/20/2014 Tomateros de Culiacan placed OF Whit Merrifield on the reserve list.
10/10/2014 OF Whit Merrifield assigned to Tomateros de Culiacan.
06/06/2014 Whit Merrifield assigned to Omaha Storm Chasers from Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
05/31/2014 Whit Merrifield roster status changed by Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
05/23/2014 Northwest Arkansas Naturals placed LF Whit Merrifield on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 21, 2014. sprained left wrist
03/10/2014 OF Whit Merrifield assigned to Kansas City Royals.
06/09/2013 Northwest Arkansas Naturals activated IF Whit Merrifield from the 7-day disabled list.
05/10/2013 Northwest Arkansas Naturals placed OF Whit Merrifield on the 7-day disabled list. hamstring
02/24/2013 IF Whit Merrifield assigned to Kansas City Royals.
08/07/2012 2B Whit Merrifield assigned to Northwest Arkansas Naturals from Wilmington Blue Rocks.
04/02/2012 Whit Merrifield assigned to Wilmington Blue Rocks.
03/29/2012 OF Whit Merrifield assigned to Kansas City Royals.
09/20/2011 OF Whit Merrifield assigned to Omaha Storm Chasers from Wilmington Blue Rocks.
04/04/2011 Whit Merrifield assigned to Wilmington Blue Rocks from Kane County Cougars.
07/16/2010 OF Whit Merrifield assigned to Burlington Bees from Kansas City Royals.
07/15/2010 Kansas City Royals signed OF Whit Merrifield.