Merrifield went 1-for-4 with a stolen base and a run scored in Friday's 3-2 win over the Tigers. Merrifield and fellow speedster Adalberto Mondesi pulled off a double-steal in the first inning. This put Merrifield in position to score when Ryan O'Hearn drew a bases-loaded walk. The steal was Merrifield's 12th of the year, to go with nine homers, 30 RBI, 36 runs scored and a .280/.324/.439 slash line in 58 contests.
Merrifield went 2-for-5 with two runs scored and two stolen bases Wednesday against Detroit. Merrifield began the sixth inning with a single. One batter later, he stole second base, and he ultimately came around to score after Salvador Perez delivered a double. Merrifield and Adalberto Mondesi ran on a double steal in eighth frame, getting Merrifield to 10 stolen bags on the season. Overall, Merrifield is hitting .279/.330/.466 with nine home runs, 31 runs scored and 29 RBI across 221 plate appearances.
Merrifield went 2-for-5 with a double in the Royals' 6-0 loss to the Tigers on Tuesday night. He also stole a base. Merrifield swiped his eight bag of the season and logged his third-consecutive multi-hit game. Unfortunately, the Royals were 0-for-6 with runners in scoring position and left 10 men on base during Tuesday's showing. Nonetheless, Merrifield remains one of the hottest hitters in baseball, riding a 13-for-30 stretch with three walks and only two strikeouts.
Merrifield went 2-for-3 with two walks, two RBI and one run scored Sunday against the Pirates. Merrifield had a strong day atop the Royals order, reaching base in all but one plate appearance. He's now delivered five multi-hit performances in his last six starts, smacking two homers, driving in seven and scoring seven runs in the process. Overall, he's had a strong campaign, hitting .273/.327/.464 across 211 plate appearances.
Merrifield went 2-for-5 with a solo home run and a second run scored in Saturday's 7-4 win over the Pirates. The 31-year-old continues to rock from the top of the Royals' batting order. Merrifield has four multi-hit performances in his last five games, going yard twice during that stretch, and on the season he's slashing .267/.316/.461 with nine homers, seven steals, 27 RBI and 28 runs in 47 games.