Kansas City
Royals
Stadium Kauffman Stadium
58-104 Overall | AL CENTRAL 5th
TEAM STATSAVGRHRERA
Royals.2456381554.94
Schedule
Preseason
Sat  2/23
vs
Rangers
3:05pm
Sun  2/24
@
Athletics
3:05pm
Mon  2/25
vs
Rockies
3:05pm
Tue  2/26
@
White Sox
3:05pm
Tue  2/26
vs
Dodgers
3:05pm
Wed  2/27
@
Giants
3:05pm
Thu  2/28
vs
Padres
3:05pm
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 76.1 wins per sim, which is a solid +18.1 improvement and are projected to finish ninth in the American League. There is a sizable gap between them and the #8 ranked Twins who are projected for 83.4 wins.

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TEAM STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Since last season their average run differential is -1.2 which ranks #14 in the AL, which is the same as how they rank in win percentage. This is a relatively better road team than a home team. They are the #12 ranked team in run differential in road games, vs #15 in home games.

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.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
58 Barlow, Scott SP6-321512/18/19921No College
--- Blewett, Scott SP6-621004/10/19960No College
38 Bonifacio, Jorge RF6-122006/04/19932No College
17 Dozier, Hunter RF6-422008/22/19912No College
41 Duffy, Danny SP6-320512/21/19888No College
--- Ellis, Chris SP6-520509/22/19920No College
49 Fillmyer, Heath RP6-118005/16/19941No College
33 Flynn, Brian SP6-725004/19/19905No 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
--- Greene, Conner SP6-318504/04/19950No College
--- Gutierrez, Kelvin 3B6-319508/28/19940No College
32 Hahn, Jesse SP6-421507/30/19894No College
--- Hamilton, Billy CF6-016009/09/19906No College
--- Hernandez, Arnaldo P6-017502/09/19960No College
54 Hill, Tim RP6-220002/10/19901No College
65 Junis, Jake SP6-222509/16/19922No College
56 Keller, Brad SP6-523007/27/19951No College
31 Kennedy, Ian SP6-020012/19/198412No College
48 Lively, Ben SP6-424003/05/19922No College
52 Lopez, Jorge SP6-320202/10/19933No College
61 McCarthy, Kevin RP6-320002/22/19923No College
15 Merrifield, Whit LF6-019501/24/19893No College
27 Mondesi, Adalberto 2B6-119007/27/19953No College
68 Newberry, Jake RP6-219511/20/19941No College
66 O'Hearn, Ryan 1B6-322507/26/19931No College
34 Oaks, Trevor SP6-322003/26/19931No College
--- Owings, Chris RF5-1018508/12/19916No College
43 Peralta, Wily SP6-125505/08/19897No College
13 Perez, Salvador C6-424005/10/19908No College
14 Phillips, Brett RF6-018905/30/19942No College
53 Skoglund, Eric SP6-720010/26/19922No College
12 Soler, Jorge RF6-424002/25/19925No College
57 Sparkman, Glenn SP6-220005/11/19922No College
--- Staumont, Josh RP6-320012/21/19930No College
72 Viloria, Meibrys C5-1117502/15/19971No College
45 Zimmer, Kyle RP6-322509/13/19910No College