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2019 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 23)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date7-7-1995
Height6' 0"
Weight175 lbs
Age23 years, 10 months, 19 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2015
2016
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2018
0.12019
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2019 KCA MLB 16 0 12.7 0 0 0 14 4 11 1 108 9.9 2.8 0.7 7.8 63% .351 1.42 3.53 4.26 93 4.06 87.0 0.2
CareerMLB16012.70001441111089.92.80.77.863%.3511.423.534.26934.0687.00.2

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg LG G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2016 IDA Rk PIO 13 0 14.7 0 1 6 10 7 16 0 6.1 4.3 0.0 9.8 71% .294 1.16 3.80 1.84 94 3.76 82.6
2016 ROY Rk AZL 8 0 10.3 2 0 3 4 2 14 0 3.5 1.7 0.0 12.2 52% .174 0.58 1.98 1.74 71 1.88 39.9
2017 WIL A+ CAR 21 0 33.3 1 0 7 18 4 41 0 4.9 1.1 0.0 11.1 70% .237 0.66 1.46 1.08 63 2.99 64.6
2017 NWA AA TEX 21 0 33.3 3 2 3 28 13 36 1 7.6 3.5 0.3 9.7 50% .310 1.23 2.71 2.16 94 3.68 83.0
2018 OMA AAA PCL 46 0 73.0 3 3 9 53 21 71 3 6.5 2.6 0.4 8.8 51% .262 1.01 3.27 2.47 80 2.45 52.7
2019 KCA MLB AL 16 0 12.7 0 0 0 14 4 11 1 108 9.9 2.8 0.7 7.8 63% .351 1.42 3.53 4.26 93 4.06 87.0
2019 OMA AAA PCL 2 0 2.7 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 3.4 0.0 0.0 6.8 71% .143 0.38 2.11 0.00 0 0.00 0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2019 217 0.5207 0.4240 0.7935 0.6460 0.1827 0.7945 0.7895 0.2065
Career2170.52070.42400.79350.64600.18270.79450.78950.2065

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 KCA $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2019)

Details
  • 1 year (2019). Contract selected by Kansas City 4/9/19.
  • Drafted by Kansas City 2016 (10-313) (Kennesaw State). $100,000 signing bonus ($156,600 slot).

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 1 0.8 0 18 0 37.3 27 14 34 3 .240 1.11 3.34 3.52 3.1 0.3
80o 1 0.9 0 18 0 30.8 24 13 28 3 .256 1.21 3.76 3.97 2.2 0.2
70o 0.9 0.9 0 18 0 26.4 22 12 24 3 .268 1.29 4.08 4.31 1.5 0.2
60o 0.9 0.9 0 18 0 22.7 20 11 21 3 .279 1.36 4.34 4.6 0.9 0.1
50o 0.9 0.9 0 18 0 19.3 18 10 17 2 .288 1.42 4.60 4.88 0.3 0.0
40o 0.9 0.9 0 18 0 16.0 16 8 15 2 .298 1.49 4.87 5.16 -0.2 0.0
30o 0.9 1 0 18 0 12.6 13 7 11 2 .308 1.57 5.16 5.47 -0.9 -0.1
20o 0.9 1 0 18 0 8.8 10 5 8 1 .320 1.66 5.50 5.84 -1.6 -0.2
10o 0.8 1 0 18 0 3.8 4 2 3 1 .337 1.80 5.99 6.37 -2.7 -0.3
Weighted Mean0.90.9018018.4179172.2851.414.564.830.40.0

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DateQuestionAnswer
2018-01-31 14:00:00 (link to chat)In your opinion what is the ceiling on Royals pitcher Richard Lovelady what would you rank him in the royals system
(Greg from Kansas)
The team painstakingly ranked the Royals last week. Wouldn't be surprised to see him get some late inning action in the 2nd half.

https://www.baseballprospectus.com/prospects/article/37321/2018-prospects-kansas-city-royals-top-10-prospects/ (Mark Barry)


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