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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
2021KC6726441715372038171.268.320.393
2020KC6024838709301233123.282.324.439
2019KC1626811052061674451262010.302.348.462
2018KC158632881921260611144510.303.367.438
2017KC1455878016919782988348.287.324.460
2016KC813114488229197283.283.323.392
Career (6 Seasons)67327233967966330818647113635.292.340.439
YEARTEAM2B3BTBSFSHHPIBGDP
2021KC16110460318
2020KC12010910403
2019KC411031540558
2018KC433277626212
2017KC326270716013
2016KC22312211011
Career (6 Seasons)16623119725424945
2021 Situational Stats
At Bat SituationsG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
vs. Lefthanded Pitcher3300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Righthanded Pitcher6100000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
RISP5600000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Runners on Base6400000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Bases Empty6700000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Bases Loaded1500000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Late Inning Pressure2400000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
LIP-Runners On1200000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
with 0 outs6700000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
with 1 out5500000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
with 2 outs5200000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Leading Off6700000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
1st Inning6700000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
>= 7th Inning6000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Extra Innings100000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Batting OrderG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Lineup Slot 16700000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Day/NightG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Day3000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Night3700000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
MonthG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
April2400000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
May2800000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
June1500000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Season HalfG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Pre All-Star6700000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Playing SurfaceG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Grass6400000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Turf300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Home/AwayG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Home3400000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Away3300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
RoleG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Playing 2B6200000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Playing OF700000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
VenueG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Guaranteed Rate Field600000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Angel Stadium of Anaheim300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Progressive Field200000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Kauffman Stadium3400000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
RingCentral Coliseum400000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Target Field600000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Tropicana Field300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
PNC Park200000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Comerica Park700000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
OpponentG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
vs. LA-AL600000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Chi-A900000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Clev.600000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Det.1300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Milw.200000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Minn.1000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Oak.400000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Texas300000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Tor.400000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. Pitt.400000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
vs. T.B.600000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
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