Kansas City
Royals
Stadium Kauffman Stadium
58-104 Overall | AL CENTRAL 5th
TEAM STATSAVGRHRERA
Royals.2456381554.94
Schedule
Regular season
Thu  9/20
@
Tigers
L8-11
Fri  9/21
@
Tigers
W4-3
Sat  9/22
@
Tigers
L4-5
Sun  9/23
@
Tigers
W3-2
Tue  9/25
@
Reds
W4-3
Wed  9/26
@
Reds
W6-1
Thu  9/27
vs
Indians
W / 102-1
Fri  9/28
vs
Indians
L6-14
Sat  9/29
vs
Indians
W9-4
Sun  9/30
vs
Indians
L1-2
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

REGULAR SEASON RECAP

The sum of all of their money line implied probabilities (adjusted for the juice) projects to 66.2 wins. Their 58 actual wins was below expectation. They didn't meet expectations on the road and at home. They went 26-55 on the road and were expected to win 30.4. They won 32 at home and were expected to win 35.7. In the latest simulations for next season they are averaging 70.1 wins per sim, which is a solid +12.1 improvement and are projected to finish eleventh in the American League. There is a sizable gap between them and the #10 ranked Rangers who are projected for 75.1 wins.

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TEAM STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their average run differential is 0 which ranks #0 in the AL, which is the same as how they rank in win percentage. They are the #0 ranked team in run differential (based on all teams' road stats). This is the same ranking they have among home teams.

TEAM STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

ALLOWED TO OPPOSING TEAMS (Lower # is Better):

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TEAM STATS AND BETTING RESULT GAMELOG

Below is a betting recap of all 162 regular games. Anyone who backed the Royals in all of their games would be down -1114 units. Against the run line, they have lost -752 units risking 100 units on each pick (79-83 PL). They are down against the run line at home and on the road.

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Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
38 Bonifacio, Jorge RF6-122006/04/19932No College
17 Dozier, Hunter 1B6-422008/22/19912No College
41 Duffy, Danny SP6-320512/21/19888No College
2 Escobar, Alcides SS6-119512/16/198611No College
49 Fillmyer, Heath SP6-118005/16/19941No College
33 Flynn, Brian RP6-725004/19/19905No College
36 Gallagher, Cam C6-323012/06/19922No College
25 Goodwin, Brian CF6-020011/02/19903No College
4 Gordon, Alex LF6-122002/10/198412No College
39 Hammel, Jason RP6-622509/02/198213No College
7 Herrera, Rosell RF6-319510/16/19921No College
54 Hill, Tim RP6-220002/10/19901No College
65 Junis, Jake SP6-222509/16/19922No College
56 Keller, Brad RP6-523007/27/19951No College
31 Kennedy, Ian SP6-020012/19/198412No College
48 Lively, Ben SP6-424003/05/19922No College
52 Lopez, Jorge RP6-320202/10/19933No College
37 Maurer, Brandon RP6-523007/03/19906No College
61 McCarthy, Kevin RP6-320002/22/19923No College
15 Merrifield, Whit 2B6-019501/24/19893No College
27 Mondesi, Adalberto SS6-119007/27/19953No College
68 Newberry, Jake RP6-219511/20/19941No College
66 O'Hearn, Ryan 1B6-322507/26/19931No College
43 Peralta, Wily RP6-125505/08/19897No College
13 Perez, Salvador C6-424005/10/19908No College
14 Phillips, Brett CF6-018905/30/19942No College
53 Skoglund, Eric SP6-720010/26/19922No College
64 Smith, Burch P6-421504/12/19902No College
57 Sparkman, Glenn RP6-220005/11/19922No College
51 Vasto, Jerry RP6-221002/12/19921No College
72 Viloria, Meibrys C5-1117502/15/19971No College