Team RankingAVGRHRERA
Royals.2616751474.21
AL Central Division3rd5th5th3rd
American League 5th13th15th9th
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A. Gordon
P. Orlando
B. Moss
W. Merrifield
P. O'Brien
L. Cain
P. Orlando
B. Burns
T. Gore
J. Soler
P. Orlando
B. Moss
W. Merrifield
B. Burns
M. Moustakas
C. Cuthbert
C. Colon
A. Escobar
R. Mondesi
C. Colon
Rotation
1. D. Duffy
2. I. Kennedy
3. J. Hammel
4. J. Vargas
5. N. Karns
R. Mondesi
C. Colon
W. Merrifield
C. Cuthbert
E. Hosmer
B. Moss
W. Merrifield
DH
B. Moss
C. Cuthbert
J. Soler
P. O'Brien
E. Hosmer
DL
B. Flynn
S. Perez
D. Butera
  Bullpen
K. Herrera (CL)
J. Soria
M. Strahm
S. Alexander
M. Minor
C. Young
T. Wood
Last Updated: 03/22/2017
 
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Last Five Games
10/2 vs. CLE
J. DysonCF
W. Merrifield2B
K. Morales1B
S. PerezDH
P. OrlandoRF
A. GordonLF
A. EscobarSS
C. Cuthbert3B
D. ButeraC
 
10/1 vs. CLE
J. DysonCF
W. Merrifield2B
K. MoralesDH
P. OrlandoRF
A. GordonLF
A. EscobarSS
D. Nava1B
C. Cuthbert3B
D. ButeraC
 
9/30 vs. CLE
B. BurnsLF
W. Merrifield3B
E. Hosmer1B
K. MoralesDH
P. OrlandoCF
A. EscobarSS
H. DozierRF
D. ButeraC
R. Mondesi2B
 
9/29 vs. MIN
J. DysonCF
W. Merrifield2B
E. Hosmer1B
K. MoralesDH
P. OrlandoRF
A. GordonLF
A. EscobarSS
C. Cuthbert3B
D. ButeraC
 
9/28 vs. MIN
J. DysonCF
W. Merrifield2B
E. Hosmer1B
K. MoralesDH
S. PerezC
A. GordonLF
P. OrlandoRF
A. EscobarSS
C. Cuthbert3B

Most Frequent Lineup
 AvgHRRBI
P. OrlandoCF.302543
C. Cuthbert3B.2741246
L. CainRF.287956
E. Hosmer1B.26625104
K. MoralesDH.2633093
S. PerezC.2472264
A. GordonLF.2201740
A. EscobarSS.261755
R. Mondesi2B.185213
 
Notes
  • 104 different lineups used this season.
  • Most frequent lineup used in 8 games.

Other Frequent Lineups
6 Game(s)
A. EscobarSS
M. Moustakas3B
L. CainCF
E. Hosmer1B
K. MoralesDH
A. GordonLF
S. PerezC
O. Infante2B
J. DysonRF
6 Game(s)
A. EscobarSS
C. Cuthbert3B
L. CainRF
E. Hosmer1B
K. MoralesDH
S. PerezC
A. GordonLF
P. OrlandoCF
R. Mondesi2B
4 Game(s)
A. EscobarSS
L. CainCF
E. Hosmer1B
K. MoralesDH
A. GordonLF
S. PerezC
C. Cuthbert3B
C. Colon2B
J. DysonRF
3 Game(s)
J. DysonCF
W. Merrifield2B
E. Hosmer1B
K. MoralesDH
S. PerezC
A. GordonLF
P. OrlandoRF
A. EscobarSS
C. Cuthbert3B
3 Game(s)
W. Merrifield2B
A. EscobarSS
E. Hosmer1B
L. CainCF
S. PerezC
K. MoralesDH
P. OrlandoRF
B. EibnerLF
C. Cuthbert3B

 
 
 

Terrance Gore, #0
Year-to-date Stats
GAVGRHRRBISB
17.00060011
 
Mike Moustakas, #8
Year-to-date Stats
GAVGRHRRBISB
27.240127130
 
Mike Minor, #66
Year-to-date Stats
WLIPERASVK
000.00.0000
 
Scott Alexander, #54
Year-to-date Stats
WLIPERASVK
0019.03.32016
 
Joakim Soria, #48
Year-to-date Stats
WLIPERASVK
5866.24.05168
 
Drew Butera, #9
Year-to-date Stats
GAVGRHRRBISB
2.285184160
 
Kelvin Herrera, #40
Year-to-date Stats
WLIPERASVK
2672.02.751286
 
Billy Burns, #14
Year-to-date Stats
GAVGRHRRBISB
97.2353901317
 
Raul Mondesi, #27
Year-to-date Stats
GAVGRHRRBISB
47.185162139
 
News
Mondesi (back) will man second base and bat in the leadoff spot in Sunday's Cactus League game against the Cubs, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.

Mondesi had been out of action the last two days while dealing with lower-back tightness, but the Royals never viewed it as a long-term concern. With Mondesi back in action after the brief absence, he'll look to continue his stellar spring training, during which he's gone 13-of-30 (.433 average) with two homers and two doubles. Those excellent numbers may be enough to keep him ahead of Whit Merrifield and Christian Colon in the competition for starting duties at second base.

Jason Hammel, #39
Year-to-date Stats
WLIPERABBK
1510166.23.8353144
 
Eric Hosmer, #35
Year-to-date Stats
GAVGRHRRBISB
158.26680251045
 
Danny Duffy, #41
Year-to-date Stats
WLIPERABBK
123179.23.5142188
 
Matt Strahm, #64
Year-to-date Stats
WLIPERASVK
2222.01.23030
 
Jorge Soler, #68
Year-to-date Stats
GAVGRHRRBISB
86.2383712310
 
Chris Young, #32
Year-to-date Stats
WLIPERASVK
3988.26.19194
 
Injuries
Neck - Questionable for start of season (Updated - 3/22/17)
News
Young will be held out of Wednesday's Cactucs League game due to neck stiffness, Josh Vernier of 610 Sports Radio reports.

Young was scheduled to come out of the bullpen, which is where he'll open the regular season after losing out to Nate Karns in a battle for the final rotation spot. It's unclear whether Young or Travis Wood will be the first option when the team needs a spot starter, though Young's injury could make it a null point if he's diagnosed with something more serious than ordinary neck stiffness.

Paulo Orlando, #16
Year-to-date Stats
GAVGRHRRBISB
128.3025254314
 
Lorenzo Cain, #6
Year-to-date Stats
GAVGRHRRBISB
103.2875695614
 
Cheslor Cuthbert, #19
Year-to-date Stats
GAVGRHRRBISB
128.2744912462
 
Alex Gordon, #4
Year-to-date Stats
GAVGRHRRBISB
128.2206217408
 
Whit Merrifield, #15
Year-to-date Stats
GAVGRHRRBISB
81.283442298
 
Brian Flynn, #33
Year-to-date Stats
WLIPERASVK
1255.12.60044
 
Injuries
Back - Expected to be out until at least Jun 5 (Updated - 2/15/17)
Brandon Moss, #37
Year-to-date Stats
GAVGRHRRBISB
128.2256628671
 
Ian Kennedy, #31
Year-to-date Stats
WLIPERABBK
1111195.23.6866184
 
Salvador Perez, #13
Year-to-date Stats
GAVGRHRRBISB
139.2475722640
 
Injuries
Elbow - Questionable for start of season (Updated - 3/22/17)
News
Perez (elbow), who is serving as the team's DH for Wednesday's Cactus League game against the Padres, is expected to catch in games Friday and Saturday, Rustin Dodd of The Kansas City Star reports.

Perez hurt his knee during a collision at home plate during the World Baseball Classic, but that injury is no longer concern, and it's instead a hyperextended left elbow that's presenting more trouble at this time. However, it seems he's just about healed up now, and once he gets behind the plate over the weekend, he should be considered ready to go for the start of the season. The Royals are once again preparing to hand Perez one of the heftier workloads at catcher this season, which should help him in racking up counting stats.

Travis Wood, #37
Year-to-date Stats
WLIPERASVK
4061.02.95047
 
News
Manager Ned Yost announced on Monday that Wood will begin the season in the bullpen, Rustin Dodd of The Kansas City Star reports.

Wood spent all of the 2016 season in the bullpen with the Cubs, posting a 2.95 ERA across 77 relief appearances. It was thought he might make the switch back to being a starter, a role he primarily occupied from 2010 to 2014; however, he was beaten out for the last slot by recently acquired Nathan Karns. The 30-year-old could see some starts if injuries hit the Royals' rotation, but he will likely spend the majority of the year in a relief role.

Peter O'Brien, #14
Year-to-date Stats
GAVGRHRRBISB
28.1416590
 
Alcides Escobar, #2
Year-to-date Stats
GAVGRHRRBISB
162.2615775517
 
Nathan Karns, #13
Year-to-date Stats
WLIPERABBK
6294.15.1545101
 
News
Karns was named the fifth starter in the Royals' rotation on Monday, Rustin Dodd of The Kansas City Star reports.

After being acquired in the offseason in a trade for Jarrod Dyson, Karns was the frontrunner to win the final rotation spot, although he was battling with Chris Young and Travis Wood. The 29-year-old posted a 5.15 ERA across 94.1 innings with a 101:45 K:BB last year with the Mariners before being shut down in July with a back injury. If he's able to stay healthy, his ability to strike batters out could carry him to a solid year with the Royals.

Jason Vargas, #51
Year-to-date Stats
WLIPERABBK
0012.02.25311
 
Christian Colon, #24
Year-to-date Stats
GAVGRHRRBISB
54.231131130
 
News
Colon (hand) will start at shortstop and bat seventh in the order for Sunday's Cactus League game against the Cubs, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.

Colon was removed from a game Wednesday after jamming his right middle finger, but after going 2-of-2 at the dish Friday and Saturday and remaining in the lineup again Sunday, it appears he's feeling just fine. The 27-year-old has enjoyed a strong spring, but with his competitors for the starting second base job, Raul Mondesi and Whit Merrifield, also performing well in Cactus League play, he hasn't created much separation in the job battle.