Danny Duffy

Ian Kennedy

Kansas City Royals

 

2016 Season Record: 81-81 (-14 wins from 2015)

 

Departures:

CF Jarrod Dyson--> Traded to Mariners

DH Kendrys Morales--> Blue Jays

SP Yordano Ventura--> Died

SP Edinson Volquez--> Marlins

RP Wade Davis--> Traded to Cubs

RP Luke Hochevar

RP Alec Mills--> Traded to Cubs

RP Brooks Pounders--> Traded to Angels

RP Daniel Stumpf--> Rule 5 Drafted by Tigers

 

Additions:

1B Brandon Moss (Cardinals)

LF Peter O'Brien (Traded from Diamondbacks)

LF Jorge Soler (Traded from Cubs)

SP Jason Hammel (Cubs)

SP Nate Karns (Traded from Mariners)

SP Travis Wood (Cubs)

 

Top 100 Prospects:

None

 

*New Addition

 

Projected Opening Day Lineup:

C Salvador Perez

1B Eric Hosmer

2B Whit Merrifield

SS Alcides Escobar

3B Mike Moustakas

LF Alex Gordon

CF Lorenzo Cain

RF Jorge Soler*

DH Brandon Moss*

 

 

Projected Opening Day Rotation:

SP1 Danny Duffy

SP2 Ian Kennedy

SP3 Jason Hammel*

SP4 Jason Vargas

SP5 Travis Wood*

 

 

Projected Opening Day Bullpen:

Closer Kelvin Herrera

RP1 Joakim Soria

RP2 Matt Strahm

RP3 Mike Minor

 

 

Key Team Stats from 2016:

 

Runs Scored: 23rd (675)

Home Runs: 27th (147)

Batting Average: 7th (.261)

OBP: 26th (.312)

 

Team ERA: 17th (4.21)

Batting Average Against: 19th (.259)

WHIP: 18th (1.35)

Fielding Percentage: 14th (.984)

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