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Whit
Merrifield
College South Carolina
Team Kansas City Royals
15RF
6'1"Height
195Weight
32Age
2Exp
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
2020KC6024838709301233123.282.324.439
2019KC1626811052061674451262010.302.348.462
2018KC158632881921260611144510.303.367.438
2017KC1455878016919782988348.287.324.460
2016KC813114488229197283.283.323.392
Career (5 Seasons)562213668625174393.307.359.479
YEARTEAM2B3BTBSFSHHPIBGDP
2020KC12010910403
2019KC411031540558
2018KC433277626212
2017KC326270716013
2016KC22312211011
Career (5 Seasons)14310620203
2020 Situational Stats
At Bat SituationsG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
vs. Lefthanded Pitcher2900000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Righthanded Pitcher5800000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
RISP4700000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Runners on Base5600000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Bases Empty6000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Bases Loaded1000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Late Inning Pressure2500000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
LIP-Runners On1200000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
with 0 outs6000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
with 1 out4800000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
with 2 outs5100000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Leading Off6000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
1st Inning6000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
>= 7th Inning5300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Extra Innings100000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Batting OrderG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Lineup Slot 15900000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Lineup Slot 2100000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Day/NightG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Day1300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Night4700000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
MonthG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
July800000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
August2700000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
September2500000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Season HalfG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Post All-Star6000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Playing SurfaceG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Grass6000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Home/AwayG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Home3000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Away3000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
RoleG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Playing 1B100000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Playing 2B1500000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Playing OF5100000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
VenueG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Busch Stadium300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Guaranteed Rate Field300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Great American Ball Park200000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Progressive Field700000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Kauffman Stadium3000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Target Field400000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Wrigley Field200000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Miller Park300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Comerica Park600000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
OpponentG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
vs. Chi-A1000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Clev.1000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Det.1000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Milw.300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Minn.1000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Chi-N400000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Cin.400000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Pitt.300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. St.L.600000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
2020 Game Log
JULY
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
07/24@L2-0301000000100.333.333.333
07/25@W3-2401100001000.286.429.286
07/26@L9-2301000100000.300.400.300
07/27@W14-6533101300000.400.733.400
07/28@L4-3411001300000.368.789.368
07/29@L5-4422100000000.391.783.391
07/30@W5-3410000001000.333.667.333
07/31vsL3-2500000000000.281.563.281
AUGUST
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
08/01vsL11-5513001201010.324.649.324
08/02vsL9-2401000001000.317.610.317
08/03@L2-0400000000000.289.556.289
08/04@L5-4401000000000.286.531.286
08/05vsL6-1401000002000.283.509.283
08/06vsW13-2432001211100.298.561.305
08/07vsW3-2300000011010.283.533.297
08/08vsW9-6421000002000.281.516.294
08/09vsW4-2321000011000.284.507.301
08/11@L6-5502000001000.292.500.308
08/12@W5-4311100111000.293.507.313
08/15@L4-2713101401000.305.549.322
08/16@L4-2401000000000.302.535.319
08/17@L4-1401000001000.300.522.316
08/19vsW4-0612000110200.302.510.321
08/21vsW7-2312100110000.313.525.333
08/22vsL7-2502000001100.317.519.336
08/23vsL5-4501000000100.312.505.331
08/24@L9-3410000000000.301.487.320
08/25@W5-4501000001000.297.475.315
08/26@L6-5503200200000.309.496.326
08/28@L6-5511001100000.305.508.321
08/29@W9-6300000021000.298.496.320
08/30@L5-2412001211100.304.519.327
08/31vsW2-1400000001000.295.504.318
SEPTEMBER
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
09/01vsL10-1400000000000.287.490.311
09/02vsL5-0400000000000.279.476.303
09/03vsL11-6500000000000.270.461.294
09/04vsL7-4501000001000.268.452.291
09/05vsL5-3400000000000.261.441.285
09/06vsL8-2400000000000.255.430.279
09/07@L5-2401000000000.254.426.278
09/08@W8-6522101300000.259.448.281
09/09@W3-0402000000000.264.449.286
09/10@W11-1523100100000.273.459.294
09/11vsW4-3300000010000.269.452.291
09/12vsW7-4522001101000.272.466.294
09/13vsW11-0312000221010.278.469.303
09/15@L6-0502100000100.281.472.305
09/16@W4-0522000000200.284.471.307
09/18@L9-5512000001000.287.469.309
09/19@L5-0400000003000.282.460.304
09/20@L5-3412000100000.286.461.307
09/21vsW4-1412000001000.290.462.310
09/22vsL5-0401000001000.289.458.309
09/23vsW12-3511000001000.287.452.307
09/24vsW8-7511000000100.285.447.305
09/25vsW3-2411000003100.285.444.304
09/26vsL4-3513100000000.291.451.310
09/27vsW3-1400000000000.286.444.305