Kansas City Royals


Record 3528 - 3785 (.482)
Home +/- -74.4
Away +/- -54.2
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Last
Since
World Series
1
1985
29 yrs
League
2
1985
29 yrs
Division
7
1985
29 yrs
Wild Card
1
2014
0 yrs
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Defensive Regression Analysis

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#
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Inn
WAR
Adj
 
Arm
A2
PB
 
Arm
GO2
CS
A2
PB
1 Willie Wilson
7
LF
636
4,928.3
11.0
-2.6
 
110.8
22.5
110.6
0.2
 
102.1
102.3
-0.1
2 Frank White
18
2B
2150
17,809.3
8.8
5.8
 
86.8
4.9
86.8
 
83.1
83.1
3 Rey Sanchez
3
SS
377
3,177.7
6.8
1.9
 
72.4
22.8
72.4
 
76.2
76.2
4 Alex Gordon
5
LF
674
5,956.7
5.8
-2.9
 
56.6
9.5
39.9
16.7
 
57.2
42.2
15.0
5 George Brett
17
3B
1692
14,582.3
4.5
0.5
 
43.1
3.0
43.1
 
41.9
41.9
6 Jeff King
3
1B
282
2,408.7
4.1
-1.8
 
48.7
20.2
48.7
 
56.2
56.2
7 Salvador Perez
4
C
396
3,356.3
3.9
2.5
 
38.1
11.3
31.4
6.7
 
36.2
21.6
8.6
30.2
6.1
8 Greg Gagne
3
SS
383
3,261.0
3.5
2.0
 
36.1
11.1
36.1
 
31.9
31.9
9 Wally Joyner
4
1B
497
4,269.0
3.3
-3.2
 
38.0
8.9
38.0
 
44.8
44.8
10 Jermaine Dye
5
RF
529
4,528.7
3.3
-2.3
 
37.6
8.3
33.6
4.0
 
46.1
41.7
4.5
11 Willie Wilson
15
CF
1115
9,154.7
3.2
0.5
 
32.4
3.5
49.0
-16.6
 
34.2
50.6
-16.4
12 David DeJesus
5
LF
289
2,273.7
2.9
-1.1
 
29.5
13.0
28.1
1.4
 
28.0
26.4
1.6
13 Freddie Patek
9
SS
1241
10,490.0
2.7
6.9
 
22.6
2.2
22.6
 
17.4
17.4
14 Jarrod Dyson
5
CF
299
2,176.7
2.5
0.2
 
25.3
11.6
22.1
3.2
 
27.3
23.7
3.5
15 Mike Moustakas
4
3B
510
4,370.7
2.5
0.2
 
24.4
5.6
24.4
 
22.0
22.0
16 David Howard
7
SS
332
2,626.7
2.3
1.6
 
24.1
9.2
24.1
 
21.0
21.0
17 Carlos Beltran
7
CF
751
6,545.3
2.2
0.5
 
23.2
3.6
10.5
12.7
 
22.2
9.4
12.8
18 Bob Boone
2
C
169
1,417.0
2.1
1.0
 
21.2
15.0
9.6
11.6
 
14.7
2.0
4.3
6.3
8.4
19 Jim Wohlford
4
LF
262
1,969.0
2.0
-1.0
 
19.3
9.8
19.3
-0.0
 
25.0
24.7
0.3
20 Pat Kelly
2
RF
176
1,507.7
1.9
-0.8
 
19.0
12.6
15.1
3.9
 
20.4
17.3
3.1
21 Lorenzo Cain
4
CF
237
1,904.7
1.9
0.2
 
18.8
9.9
16.0
2.8
 
15.1
12.6
2.5
22 Mark Teahen
3
RF
261
2,158.0
1.7
-1.1
 
18.0
8.3
14.7
3.3
 
13.6
10.7
2.9
23 Darryl Motley
5
LF
157
1,155.7
1.7
-0.6
 
17.5
15.2
18.2
-0.7
 
19.9
20.6
-0.7
24 Eric Hosmer
4
1B
563
4,906.7
1.7
-3.7
 
16.1
3.3
16.1
 
15.3
15.3
25 Johnny Damon
4
LF
261
2,073.0
1.6
-1.0
 
18.2
8.8
21.3
-3.2
 
14.3
18.1
-3.8
26 Johnny Damon
5
RF
141
1,058.3
1.6
-0.5
 
18.2
17.2
18.3
-0.1
 
22.1
22.3
-0.2
27 Gary Gaetti
3
3B
280
2,332.7
1.5
0.1
 
15.9
6.8
15.9
 
18.1
18.1
28 Tom Poquette
5
LF
228
1,646.0
1.4
-0.9
 
14.0
8.5
17.4
-3.3
 
18.2
21.4
-3.2
29 Jon Nunnally
3
RF
124
943.0
1.3
-0.5
 
15.6
16.5
15.9
-0.4
 
14.8
16.0
-1.2
30 Mark Grudzielanek
3
2B
333
2,769.0
1.3
0.8
 
13.7
5.0
13.7
 
12.6
12.6
31 Onix Concepcion
6
SS
287
2,232.3
1.2
1.5
 
12.2
5.4
12.2
 
8.5
8.5
32 Bob Oliver
3
1B
195
1,493.0
1.2
-1.1
 
12.1
8.1
12.1
 
13.0
13.0
33 Tony Pena
3
SS
284
2,031.7
1.2
1.2
 
12.2
6.0
12.2
 
10.5
10.5
34 Bob Oliver
3
RF
108
905.3
1.1
-0.5
 
10.7
11.8
9.5
1.2
 
14.2
12.0
2.2
35 Jose Offerman
1
1B
96
741.0
1.1
-0.6
 
13.7
18.5
13.7
 
19.9
19.9
36 Bo Jackson
4
LF
344
2,907.7
1.0
-1.5
 
10.4
3.6
2.0
8.4
 
10.0
2.0
8.0
37 Mitch Maier
5
CF
208
1,532.3
1.0
0.1
 
10.1
6.6
1.8
8.3
 
8.4
0.3
8.1
38 David McCarty
3
1B
140
955.0
1.0
-0.7
 
11.3
11.9
11.3
 
13.1
13.1
39 Al Cowens
6
RF
676
5,471.0
1.0
-2.8
 
9.3
1.7
6.3
3.0
 
7.5
5.6
1.9
40 Mike Aviles
4
SS
144
1,150.0
0.9
0.7
 
9.1
7.9
9.1
 
11.2
11.2
41 Frank White
6
SS
150
863.3
0.9
0.6
 
8.6
9.9
8.6
 
11.9
11.9
42 Mike Sweeney
8
1B
553
4,717.0
0.9
-3.6
 
9.3
2.0
9.3
 
7.4
7.4
43 Tony Solaita
3
1B
105
781.7
0.8
-0.6
 
8.2
10.5
8.2
 
11.8
11.8
44 Angel Salazar
2
SS
231
1,658.7
0.7
1.1
 
7.7
4.7
7.7
 
9.4
9.4
45 Joey Gathright
2
LF
67
528.3
0.7
-0.3
 
7.7
14.6
7.9
-0.3
 
14.4
14.7
-0.3
46 Hector Ortiz
3
C
84
645.0
0.7
0.5
 
7.6
11.7
4.1
3.5
 
12.2
4.9
2.3
7.2
5.1
47 Neifi Perez
2
SS
185
1,605.3
0.7
1.0
 
7.0
4.4
7.0
 
0.3
0.3
48 Bill Pecota
6
3B
170
1,139.0
0.7
0.0
 
6.8
6.0
6.8
 
8.6
8.6
49 Ed Kirkpatrick
4
LF
97
723.0
0.7
-0.4
 
6.3
8.7
6.4
-0.1
 
9.2
10.2
-1.0
50 Mike Difelice
1
C
58
469.7
0.7
0.3
 
6.8
14.6
5.8
1.1
 
4.6
3.6
0.0
3.6
1.0
51 Sal Fasano
5
C
159
1,242.7
0.6
0.9
 
6.9
5.6
2.5
4.4
 
3.4
-4.0
4.8
0.8
2.6
52 Larry Owen
2
C
112
770.3
0.6
0.6
 
6.4
8.3
3.9
2.5
 
11.0
2.3
4.9
7.2
3.8
53 Lorenzo Cain
4
RF
122
689.7
0.6
-0.3
 
5.7
8.3
5.9
-0.2
 
8.4
8.9
-0.5
54 Tom Matchick
1
SS
43
327.7
0.6
0.2
 
5.5
16.8
5.5
 
11.5
11.5
55 Pat Sheridan
4
RF
220
1,632.3
0.6
-0.8
 
6.2
3.8
6.7
-0.5
 
7.4
8.1
-0.6
56 Keith Lockhart
2
2B
145
1,015.0
0.6
0.3
 
6.3
6.2
6.3
 
1.8
1.8
57 Mike Kingery
1
RF
51
382.0
0.6
-0.2
 
6.1
15.9
4.5
1.5
 
-2.5
-3.0
0.5
58 Gary Thurman
6
LF
107
626.7
0.5
-0.3
 
5.5
8.9
4.7
0.8
 
15.2
13.7
1.5
59 John Wathan
10
1B
196
1,034.7
0.5
-0.8
 
5.9
5.7
5.9
 
10.0
10.0
60 Rich Severson
2
SS
56
435.7
0.5
0.3
 
5.0
11.4
5.0
 
9.7
9.7
61 Cesar Geronimo
3
RF
76
435.7
0.5
-0.2
 
5.3
12.2
5.9
-0.6
 
10.3
11.4
-1.1
62 Reggie Sanders
2
RF
82
664.0
0.5
-0.3
 
5.2
7.9
5.7
-0.4
 
10.7
11.2
-0.5
63 Miguel Olivo
2
C
161
1,340.0
0.5
1.0
 
5.0
3.7
9.1
-4.1
 
4.9
6.0
3.9
9.8
-5.0
64 Mendy Lopez
4
SS
81
593.7
0.5
0.4
 
5.1
8.6
5.1
 
8.3
8.3
65 Ed Kirkpatrick
5
C
278
2,218.0
0.5
1.5
 
5.1
2.3
2.5
2.6
 
9.2
0.7
4.3
5.0
4.2
66 Curtis Wilkerson
2
2B
49
335.0
0.5
0.1
 
4.5
13.4
4.5
 
3.6
3.6
67 Tom Poquette
6
RF
90
552.0
0.5
-0.3
 
4.7
8.5
4.8
-0.2
 
12.9
13.2
-0.3
68 Jorge Fabregas
1
C
39
328.3
0.5
0.2
 
5.1
15.5
4.2
0.9
 
4.6
2.6
1.0
3.6
1.0
69 Emil Brown
3
LF
176
1,408.0
0.5
-0.7
 
4.7
3.3
1.3
3.4
 
5.1
1.9
3.2
70 Bill Pecota
6
SS
138
850.7
0.4
0.5
 
4.5
5.2
4.5
 
5.9
5.9
71 Felix Jose
3
RF
241
1,961.3
0.4
-1.0
 
5.0
2.6
6.3
-1.2
 
2.6
4.4
-1.8
72 Brian McRae
5
CF
606
5,292.3
0.4
0.3
 
4.1
0.8
12.4
-8.3
 
0.8
9.7
-8.9
73 Pat Tabler
3
RF
68
485.0
0.4
-0.2
 
4.5
9.4
2.8
1.8
 
3.1
0.2
3.0
74 Felix Martinez
3
SS
46
345.7
0.4
0.2
 
4.3
12.5
4.3
 
-8.3
-8.3
75 Joe Foy
1
3B
113
968.3
0.4
0.0
 
3.6
3.7
3.6
 
-4.9
-4.9
76 Jeff Reboulet
1
2B
50
356.0
0.4
0.1
 
3.8
10.8
3.8
 
9.7
9.7
77 Steve Hovley
2
RF
91
464.3
0.4
-0.2
 
3.4
7.4
3.0
0.4
 
7.8
7.0
0.9
78 Andres Blanco
3
SS
51
386.0
0.3
0.2
 
3.6
9.4
3.6
 
6.9
6.9
79 Hal McRae
9
LF
250
2,014.3
0.3
-1.1
 
3.4
1.7
3.2
0.2
 
8.9
7.2
1.7
80 Mark Quinn
4
RF
70
587.7
0.3
-0.3
 
3.8
6.4
3.6
0.1
 
6.2
6.0
0.2
81 David Howard
6
2B
114
775.3
0.3
0.2
 
3.5
4.6
3.5
 
3.1
3.1
82 Ken Harvey
4
1B
180
1,500.3
0.3
-1.1
 
3.7
2.5
3.7
 
2.1
2.1
83 Alberto Castillo
2
C
63
519.3
0.3
0.4
 
3.3
6.4
1.2
2.1
 
4.1
-3.0
2.6
-0.4
4.5
84 Jerry May
3
C
123
954.7
0.3
0.7
 
3.2
3.4
3.4
-0.2
 
0.5
2.1
-2.6
-0.5
0.9
85 Mike Fiore
2
1B
111
948.0
0.3
-0.7
 
3.1
3.2
3.1
 
7.0
7.0
86 Aaron Guiel
5
RF
165
1,359.7
0.3
-0.7
 
3.3
2.4
0.2
3.1
 
3.3
-0.0
3.3
87 Wilson Delgado
2
2B
21
145.7
0.3
0.0
 
3.1
21.5
3.1
 
12.1
12.1
88 Leon Roberts
2
RF
41
258.0
0.3
-0.1
 
3.0
11.7
3.4
-0.4
 
2.6
2.8
-0.2
89 Chuck Harrison
2
1B
94
781.7
0.3
-0.6
 
2.8
3.6
2.8
 
-0.4
-0.4
90 Yamil Benitez
1
LF
31
264.0
0.3
-0.1
 
2.9
11.1
3.0
-0.0
 
-1.3
-0.2
-1.2
91 Gregg Jefferies
1
3B
146
1,288.3
0.3
0.1
 
2.6
2.1
2.6
 
5.8
5.8
92 Matt Diaz
1
LF
19
136.0
0.3
-0.1
 
2.8
20.2
2.7
0.0
 
-0.2
0.4
-0.6
93 Alberto Callaspo
3
3B
91
775.3
0.3
0.0
 
2.6
3.4
2.6
 
-3.0
-3.0
94 Mark Teahen
1
LF
31
267.0
0.3
-0.1
 
2.6
9.9
2.4
0.2
 
7.3
6.6
0.7
95 Rudy Law
1
LF
54
365.3
0.2
-0.2
 
2.6
7.0
2.7
-0.1
 
-0.3
1.3
-1.6
96 Humberto Quintero
1
C
43
355.0
0.2
0.3
 
2.3
6.6
2.0
0.4
 
3.9
0.1
2.7
2.8
1.2
97 Fran Healy
5
C
292
2,424.0
0.2
1.7
 
2.5
1.0
-4.0
6.5
 
1.1
-2.5
-4.1
-6.6
7.8
98 Gary Thurman
4
RF
127
767.0
0.2
-0.4
 
2.5
3.3
3.1
-0.5
 
2.8
3.7
-0.9
99 Miguel Tejada
1
3B
22
150.0
0.2
0.0
 
2.2
15.0
2.2
 
0.3
0.3
100 Pat Sheridan
2
CF
71
518.7
0.2
0.0
 
2.3
4.3
2.6
-0.3
 
0.7
0.5
0.1
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