Kansas City
Royals
Stadium Kauffman Stadium
36-62 Overall | AL CENTRAL 4th
TEAM STATSAVGRHRERA
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Schedule
Regular season
Sun  7/21
@
Indians
1:10pm
Tue  7/23
@
Braves
7:20pm
Wed  7/24
@
Braves
7:20pm
Thu  7/25
vs
Indians
8:15pm
Fri  7/26
vs
Indians
8:15pm
Sat  7/27
vs
Indians
7:15pm
Sun  7/28
vs
Indians
2:15pm
Mon  7/29
vs
Blue Jays
8:15pm
Tue  7/30
vs
Blue Jays
8:15pm
Wed  7/31
vs
Blue Jays
1:15pm
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

NEXT 10 GAME OUTLOOK: STORMY

The Royals next 10 game forecast looks rough, to say the least. They are the clear underdog in 9 out of the 10 games, and just one game where they are expected to be competitive.

Win%, Opp, and Distance to Road Game

JUL 19
LIKELY LOSS
25% @CLE
695 miles
JUL 20
LIKELY LOSS
34% @CLE
-- miles
JUL 21
LIKELY LOSS
31% @CLE
-- miles
JUL 23
LIKELY LOSS
34% @ATL
671 miles
JUL 24
CLOSE GAME
41% @ATL
-- miles
JUL 25
CLOSE GAME
45% CLE
671 miles
JUL 26
LIKELY LOSS
33% CLE
--
JUL 27
LIKELY LOSS
36% CLE
--
JUL 28
CLOSE GAME
41% CLE
--
JUL 29
CLOSE GAME
57% TOR
--

The most likely scenario over the next 10 games is a record of 4-6 (25% chance). Their chances of winning 6 or more are 13.4%. At #12 in the league, they are behind the Mariners by 2.5 points. With a -1.38 disadvantage in projected wins over their next 10 games they may find themselves further behind in the league. They are in a battle with Blue Jays in the league. With a -0.87 disadvantage in projected wins over their next 10 games they may find the gap between them closing.

Our Fatigue Index ranks teams based on travel miles, time zones crossed, days off since their last game and based on these metrics the Royals are the 11th least fatigued team heading into the next game. Over the next few weeks, the Royals are playing 13 games, traveling 6574 miles crossing 9 time zones. They rank #24 on the Fatigue Index during this time period.

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SEASON-TO-DATE GRADE: B-

Based on the money line projected win totals in each game, the 36-62 Royals 'should have' 42 wins. If you consider winning as a clear-cut underdog or winning by 2+ as a slight favorite, or by 5+ as a favorite then they have 27 good wins vs 22 bad losses. They have won 30% of their road games and were expected to win 39%. At home they have a 43% win percentage vs an expected win rate of 46%. Their record over the last 3 weeks and win% (8-9, 47%) is better than their expected 45% win percentage. In simulations where the Royals played every other team (neutral court in playoffs) they won just 40.3% of the time (#28 in the league). Their peak rank was #23 in the league back on 4/20.

Their record should be better. Their average run differential is -0.72 which ranks #10 in the AL, but their rank based on win percentage is #12. They are the #11 ranked team in run differential (based on all teams' road stats) and the #10 ranked team among home teams. Based on run differential, they are trending up. Their average run differential in their past 10 games is +1.3 (#5 over this stretch).

TEAM STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

ALLOWED TO OPPOSING TEAMS (Lower # is Better):

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LONG TERM OUTLOOK: MIXED BAG (DOWN OVERALL)

Before the season, the Royals were projected for 76 points (average per simulation), and their projected points has been up and down this season. On 3/31 they had a 78.1% chance before dropping to 61.9% on 7/15. From the start of the season to now their projected point total is down to 64.7.

Strength of Schedule Getting Easier

  • Remaining Opponents' Win Percentage Rest of Season: 49% #16 Easiest
  • Season-to-Date Opponents' Win Percentage: 50% #13 Toughest

Royals' Season Forecast Changes

FANTASY PROFILE

Based on rest of season projections, these are the 6 most valuable fantasy players based on their projected position rank (SP, RP, C, 1B/DH, 2B, 3B, SS, OF). Overvalued players are rated higher by the market based on ownership% and vice versa.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
--- Arteaga, Humberto 6-120001/23/19941No College
58 Barlow, Scott RP6-321512/18/19922No College
19 Cuthbert, Cheslor 1B6-120511/16/19925No College
40 Diekman, Jake RP6-420501/21/19878No College
17 Dozier, Hunter 3B6-422008/22/19913No College
9 Duda, Lucas 1B6-425602/03/198610USC
41 Duffy, Danny SP6-320512/21/19889No College
33 Flynn, Brian RP6-824004/19/19906No College
36 Gallagher, Cam C6-323012/06/19923No College
4 Gordon, Alex LF6-122002/10/198413Nebraska
6 Hamilton, Billy CF6-116009/09/19907No College
54 Hill, Tim RP6-220002/10/19902No College
65 Junis, Jake SP6-321009/16/19923No College
56 Keller, Brad SP6-523007/27/19952No College
31 Kennedy, Ian RP6-019512/19/198413USC
28 Lopez, Jorge RP6-220502/10/19934No College
1 Lopez, Nicky 2B5-1117503/13/19951No College
61 McCarthy, Kevin RP6-320002/22/19924No College
15 Merrifield, Whit RF6-119501/24/19894South Carolina
21 Montgomery, Mike RP6-521507/01/19895No College
43 Peralta, Wily RP6-125505/08/19898No College
12 Soler, Jorge DH6-424002/25/19926No College
57 Sparkman, Glenn SP6-220005/11/19923No College
11 Starling, Bubba CF6-421508/03/19921No College
22 Viloria, Meibrys C5-1122002/15/19972No College