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Whit
Merrifield
College South Carolina
Team Kansas City Royals
152B
6'1"Height
195Weight
32Age
4Exp
R/RBats/Throws
Whit Merrifield's Fantasy Scouting Report

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Whit Merrifield to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 437.91 projected fantasy points puts him at #3 behind DJ LeMahieu and ahead of Max Muncy. He has averaged 3.06 fantasy points in his past 162 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 3.06 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#9) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 98%, he is the #4 most highly owned second baseman. Last season he was also the #3 ranked second baseman.

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WHIT MERRIFIELD WEEK 3 AND 4 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Whit Merrifield is projected for 20.76 fantasy points in 7 games which is good enough to be the #2 ranked second baseman and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a better than average week with more fantasy points per game than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Max Muncy but behind DJ LeMahieu. Week 4 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#4). He is projected for 18.33 fantasy points.

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Below the projection are actual stats from last season.

Career Stats
YEARTEAMGABRHHRRBIBBKOSBCSAVGOBPSLG
2021KC16266497184107440103404.277.316.394
2020KC6024838709301233123.282.324.439
2019KC1626811052061674451262010.302.348.462
2018KC158632881921260611144510.303.367.438
2017KC1455878016919782988348.287.324.460
2016KC813114488229197283.283.323.392
Career (6 Seasons)151590105175238243108228.296.349.486
YEARTEAM2B3BTBSFSHHPIBGDP
2021KC4232621204112
2020KC12010910403
2019KC411031540558
2018KC433277626212
2017KC326270716013
2016KC22312211011
Career (6 Seasons)33528740707
2021 Situational Stats
At Bat SituationsG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
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RISP13600000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Runners on Base15500000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
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Late Inning Pressure6200000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
LIP-Runners On3800000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
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with 2 outs12800000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Leading Off16200000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
1st Inning16200000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
>= 7th Inning14800000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Extra Innings700000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Batting OrderG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Lineup Slot 116200000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Day/NightG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Day6400000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Night9800000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
MonthG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
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June2700000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
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August2800000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
September2800000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
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Season HalfG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Pre All-Star8900000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Post All-Star7300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Playing SurfaceG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Grass15300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Turf900000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Home/AwayG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Home8100000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Away8100000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
RoleG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Playing 2B14900000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
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Designated Hitter200000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
VenueG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Globe Life Field300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Busch Stadium300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Guaranteed Rate Field900000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Angel Stadium of Anaheim300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Fenway Park400000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Progressive Field900000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Kauffman Stadium8100000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
RingCentral Coliseum400000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Oriole Park at Camden Yards400000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Target Field900000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
T-Mobile Park400000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Rogers Centre300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Tropicana Field300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Wrigley Field300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Yankee Stadium300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
American Family Field200000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
PNC Park200000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Comerica Park1000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Minute Maid Park300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
OpponentG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
vs. Balt.700000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Bos.700000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. LA-AL600000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Chi-A1900000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Clev.1900000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Det.1900000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Milw.400000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Minn.1900000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. NY-AL600000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Oak.700000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
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2021 Game Log
APRIL
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
04/01vsW14-10523001200000.600.200.600
04/03vsW11-4422001400000.556.222.556
04/04vsL7-3401100001000.462.000.462
04/05@W3-0312001310000.500.125.500
04/07@L4-2400000002000.400.900.409
04/08@L6-0401000001000.375.792.385
04/11@W4-3402000111110.393.750.406
04/12vsL10-3411100001000.375.719.389
04/13vsW3-2422000001200.389.694.400
04/14vsW6-1411000100000.375.650.386
04/15vsW7-5411000000000.364.614.375
04/17vsL5-1601100010000.340.580.357
04/18vsW2-0300000020200.321.547.349
04/19vsL4-1400000001000.298.509.328
04/20vsL14-7512100100000.306.516.333
04/21vsW9-8510000000000.284.478.312
04/23@W6-2512000100100.292.472.317
04/24@W2-1400000000000.276.447.302
04/25@W4-0512000100200.284.444.308
04/26@W3-2301000100000.286.440.309
04/27@L2-1300000010000.276.425.303
04/28@W9-6422000011000.286.429.314
04/30@L9-1400000001000.274.411.303
MAY
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
05/01@W11-3411100300000.273.414.301
05/02@L13-4501100101000.269.413.297
05/03vsL8-6411001210000.269.435.298
05/04vsL7-3211000030200.273.436.311
05/05vsL5-4501000001000.270.426.307
05/06vsL4-0301000011000.271.424.310
05/07vsL3-0400000001000.262.410.301
05/08vsL9-1401000101000.262.405.300
05/09vsL9-3312100100100.271.419.307
05/11@L8-7300000000000.265.409.301
05/12@L4-2210000002000.261.403.297
05/13@L4-3411100010000.261.406.299
05/14@W6-2601000010000.257.396.297
05/15@W5-1522200000100.262.409.299
05/16@L4-3401000101000.261.405.298
05/18vsW2-0310000010000.256.397.296
05/19vsW6-4400000002000.250.388.289
05/21vsL7-5411000010000.250.384.291
05/22vsW7-5411000010100.250.381.292
05/23vsW3-2411000001000.250.378.291
05/25@W2-1401000001000.250.375.290
05/26@L2-1301000012100.251.374.293
05/27@L7-2200000000000.249.370.290
05/28@W8-3522100300000.253.376.293
05/29@L6-5400000000000.247.368.288
05/30@W6-3522100100100.251.374.290
05/31vsW7-3511100000000.250.375.288
JUNE
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
06/01vsW10-5523000100100.259.380.295
06/03vsW6-5301000100000.260.380.295
06/04vsW14-5422001300100.264.396.298
06/05vsL5-4401000200000.264.394.298
06/06vsL2-1412110001000.268.409.301
06/07@L8-3401000102000.268.406.300
06/08@L8-1301000011000.269.405.302
06/09@L6-1401000000000.268.403.301
06/10@W6-1500000002000.263.394.296
06/11@L4-3501000001000.261.390.294
06/12@L11-2500000002000.256.382.289
06/13@L6-3501000002000.255.378.287
06/14vsL10-3413100010000.263.388.295
06/15vsL4-3412000001000.266.390.298
06/16vsL6-5512100102000.269.394.299
06/18vsW5-3502200101000.271.401.301
06/19vsL7-1301000011300.272.401.303
06/20vsW7-3522001200000.274.412.304
06/22@W6-5511000100000.273.408.302
06/23@L6-5511000000000.272.404.301
06/24@L8-1301000012100.272.403.302
06/25@L9-4402010100000.276.412.305
06/26@L8-0300000001000.273.407.302
06/27@L4-1403000100000.279.412.307
06/28@L6-5523001100000.284.425.311
06/29@L7-6412001110100.287.435.315
06/30@L6-2411100000000.287.436.314
JULY
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
07/01@L15-1301000000000.287.435.314
07/02vsW7-4512100000000.289.438.315
07/03vsW6-3200000021100.287.435.316
07/04vsL6-2300000012000.284.431.314
07/05vsL6-2501000001000.283.428.313
07/06vsW7-6400000012000.280.423.310
07/07vsL5-2500000001000.276.416.306
07/08@L7-4401000101100.275.414.306
07/09@L2-1400000001000.272.410.303
07/10@L14-6300000100000.270.406.300
07/16vsW9-2424100300000.278.416.307
07/17vsL8-4400000102000.275.411.304
07/18vsL5-0400000000000.272.407.301
07/20@W5-2411000011000.272.405.302
07/21@W6-3512000000100.273.405.303
07/23vsW5-3401000101000.273.403.303
07/24vsW9-8511000003000.272.401.301
07/25vsW6-1411100001000.272.402.301
07/26vsW4-3401100100000.272.403.300
07/27vsL5-3401000001000.272.401.300
07/28vsW3-2401100001000.271.402.300
07/29vsW5-0401000001000.271.400.299
07/30@L6-4401000000200.271.399.299
07/31@L4-0401000000000.271.398.298
AUGUST
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
08/01@L5-1401000000000.271.396.298
08/03@L7-1400000002000.268.392.295
08/04@W9-1523000100100.272.395.299
08/05@W3-2300000011100.270.392.298
08/06@L4-2400000001000.267.388.295
08/07@L5-2401000001000.267.387.295
08/08@W6-5411000011100.267.386.295
08/09vsL8-6510000011100.264.381.293
08/10vsW8-4522100000100.266.384.294
08/11vsL5-2413000000110.270.387.298
08/13vsL6-0300000010000.268.385.297
08/14vsL9-4412100210000.270.388.299
08/15vsL7-2301000001000.271.387.299
08/16vsW7-6513000100100.274.390.302
08/17vsW3-1401000001000.274.389.302
08/18vsW3-2400000000000.272.385.299
08/19vsL6-3511000001100.271.383.299
08/20@W6-2511000000100.270.381.298
08/21@W4-2523000000100.273.384.300
08/22@W9-1422000100000.275.385.302
08/23@W7-1503110300000.279.393.304
08/24@L4-0400000001000.276.390.302
08/25@L6-5512101402010.278.398.303
08/26@W6-4311100111000.278.399.304
08/27@W8-7522100011100.279.401.305
08/28@W4-2512001101000.280.407.306
08/29@L4-3400000001000.278.404.304
08/31vsL7-2401000001000.278.403.304
SEPTEMBER
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
09/01vsL5-3411000010000.278.402.304
09/02vsL4-2401000000000.277.400.304
09/03vsW7-2500000000000.275.397.301
09/04vsL10-7411000001000.275.396.301
09/05vsW6-0312000110000.277.397.303
09/06@W3-2511100002000.276.397.303
09/07@L7-3511100000100.275.397.302
09/08@L9-8533100001100.278.401.304
09/09@W6-0500000000000.276.397.302
09/10@W6-4500000001000.274.394.299
09/11@L9-2501000000010.273.392.299
09/12@W5-3523200100000.276.397.301
09/14vsW10-7523000101000.278.399.303
09/15vsL12-10401000002000.278.398.303
09/16vsL7-2500000002000.276.395.301
09/17vsL6-2512100001000.277.396.301
09/18vsW8-1522000001000.278.396.302
09/19vsL7-1411100000000.278.397.302
09/20@W7-2801000003000.276.394.300
09/21@L4-1302000010000.278.395.302
09/24@W3-1200000201000.277.394.301
09/25@L5-1300000010000.275.392.300
09/26@W2-1513200001000.278.397.302
09/27@L8-3400000001000.276.394.301
09/28vsW6-4411000000000.276.393.300
09/29vsW10-5512200101000.277.396.301
09/30vsL6-1500000000000.275.393.299
OCTOBER
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
10/01vsW11-6423000110000.278.395.302
10/02vsL4-0401100000000.278.396.302
10/03vsL7-3500000003000.276.393.300