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Whit Merrifield: Career Batting


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Whit Merrifield: Personal Data

Name: Whit Merrifield
Full Name: Whitley David Merrifield
Current Team: Kansas City Royals
Position: Second Baseman and Outfielder
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 195 lb
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2016 season
Service Time (as of 01/2020): 4.101 years
Free Agency Year (as of 01/2020): 2023
Contract Status: Signed thru 2022, 4 yrs/$16.25M (19-22) & 23 team option
Date of Birth: 1989-01-24
Birthplace: Florence, SC
Colleges: Davie County HS (Mocksville, NC)


Whit Merrifield: Career Batting

Through games of Wednesday, 2 December 2020.
All results are from true, unadjusted data.

Handedness Key:   + R   * L   # S

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Year Team Position(s) PA BA BABIP SA HA PF BBA KA OBA TBA TOP
2016 Royals 2B/LF/3B/RF/1B/DH 332 0.283 0.361 0.392 0.265 1.386 0.057 0.217 0.322 0.367 696
2017 Royals 2B/RF/LF/1B/3B 630 0.288 0.308 0.460 0.268 1.598 0.046 0.140 0.324 0.429 844
2018 Royals 2B/CF/DH/RF/1B/LF 707 0.304 0.352 0.438 0.272 1.443 0.086 0.161 0.366 0.392 967
2019 Royals 2B/RF/CF/DH/1B/LF 735 0.302 0.350 0.463 0.280 1.529 0.061 0.171 0.348 0.429 908
2020 Royals RF/CF/2B/LF/1B 265 0.282 0.295 0.440 0.264 1.557 0.045 0.125 0.325 0.411 816
Career All C/1B/P/DH 2669 0.295 0.336 0.444 0.272 1.508 0.062 0.162 0.342 0.410 871

For explanations of unconventional stats, see the Baseball Stats Definitions page.




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