MLB Baseball

#15
Whit Merrifield
AVG HR RBI
.286 18 76
Team: Kansas CityHt / Wt: 6-1 / 195 NFBC ADP: 477.62
Position: 2BBorn: 1/24/1989 Birthplace: Florence, South Carolina
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 9th Round by Royals (2010)


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Sep. 25 1:38 PM PT2:38 PM MT3:38 PM CT4:38 PM ET16:38 ET20:38 GMT4:38 1:38 PM MST3:38 PM EST4:08 PM VEN0:38 UAE (+1)3:38 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 0 for 4 Monday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the New York Yankees 11-3. He ended the game with a .286 batting average.
Sep. 25 10:03 AM PT11:03 AM MT12:03 PM CT1:03 PM ET13:03 ET17:03 GMT1:03 10:03 AM MST12:03 PM EST12:33 PM VEN21:03 UAE12:03 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 0 for 4 Sunday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Chicago White Sox 8-1. He ended the game with a .288 batting average.
Sep. 23 7:59 PM PT8:59 PM MT9:59 PM CT10:59 PM ET22:59 ET2:59 GMT10:59 7:59 PM MST9:59 PM EST10:29 PM VEN6:59 UAE (+1)9:59 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 5 with a double and three RBIs Saturday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 8-2. He ended the game with a .290 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield is 14 for 40 (.350) with a homer and six RBIs in his last nine games.
Sep. 23 9:45 AM PT10:45 AM MT11:45 AM CT12:45 PM ET12:45 ET16:45 GMT0:45 9:45 AM MST11:45 AM EST12:15 PM VEN20:45 UAE11:45 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 3 for 5 Friday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Chicago White Sox 7-6. Merrifield scored once and stole a base. He ended the game with a .291 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield has hit .371 through eight games of the Royals' road trip, including 8 for 17 with three steals in the past four.
Sep. 21 7:50 PM PT8:50 PM MT9:50 PM CT10:50 PM ET22:50 ET2:50 GMT10:50 7:50 PM MST9:50 PM EST10:20 PM VEN6:50 UAE (+1)9:50 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 0 for 4 Thursday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 1-0. He ended the game with a .288 batting average.
Sep. 20 8:08 PM PT9:08 PM MT10:08 PM CT11:08 PM ET23:08 ET3:08 GMT11:08 8:08 PM MST10:08 PM EST10:38 PM VEN7:08 UAE (+1)10:08 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 3 for 5 with a home run and two RBIs Wednesday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 15-5. The homer was his 18th of the season. Merrifield scored three times and stole two bases. He ended the game with a .290 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield has hit in 15 of his last 17 games, batting .364 with a homer and 11 RBIs.
Sep. 19 7:35 PM PT8:35 PM MT9:35 PM CT10:35 PM ET22:35 ET2:35 GMT10:35 7:35 PM MST9:35 PM EST10:05 PM VEN6:35 UAE (+1)9:35 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 2 for 3 Tuesday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2. He ended the game with a .287 batting average.
Sep. 18 11:09 PM PT12:09 AM MT1:09 AM CT2:09 AM ET2:09 ET6:09 GMT14:09 11:09 PM MST1:09 AM EST1:39 AM VEN10:09 UAE1:09 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 5 Sunday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the Cleveland Indians 3-2. Merrifield scored once. He ended the game with a .285 batting average.
Sep. 16 5:50 PM PT6:50 PM MT7:50 PM CT8:50 PM ET20:50 ET0:50 GMT8:50 5:50 PM MST7:50 PM EST8:20 PM VEN4:50 UAE (+1)7:50 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 2 for 4 with an RBI Saturday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Cleveland Indians 8-4. Merrifield added a stolen base. He ended the game with a .286 batting average.
Sep. 15 8:38 PM PT9:38 PM MT10:38 PM CT11:38 PM ET23:38 ET3:38 GMT11:38 8:38 PM MST10:38 PM EST11:08 PM VEN7:38 UAE (+1)10:38 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 4 Friday as the Kansas City Royals topped the Cleveland Indians 4-3. He ended the game with a .284 batting average.
Sep. 15 9:16 AM PT10:16 AM MT11:16 AM CT12:16 PM ET12:16 ET16:16 GMT0:16 9:16 AM MST11:16 AM EST11:46 AM VEN20:16 UAE11:16 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 5 with a double Thursday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Cleveland Indians 3-2. He ended the game with a .285 batting average.
Sep. 13 3:03 PM PT4:03 PM MT5:03 PM CT6:03 PM ET18:03 ET22:03 GMT6:03 3:03 PM MST5:03 PM EST5:33 PM VEN2:03 UAE (+1)5:03 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 0 for 2 with two walks and was hit by a pitch Wednesday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Chicago White Sox 5-3. Merrifield added a stolen base. He ended the game with a .285 batting average.
Sep. 12 1:39 PM PT2:39 PM MT3:39 PM CT4:39 PM ET16:39 ET20:39 GMT4:39 1:39 PM MST3:39 PM EST4:09 PM VEN0:39 UAE (+1)3:39 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 0 for 3 Tuesday as the Kansas City Royals topped the Chicago White Sox 4-3. He ended the game with a .287 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield walked but saw a hitting streak in which he batted .400 with five doubles end at nine games.
Sep. 12 10:35 PM PT11:35 PM MT12:35 AM CT1:35 AM ET1:35 ET5:35 GMT13:35 10:35 PM MST12:35 AM EST1:05 AM VEN9:35 UAE12:35 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 3 with a triple and an RBI Monday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Chicago White Sox 11-3. Merrifield scored once. He ended the game with a .288 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield's RBI triple in the fifth inning extended his hitting streak to nine games, a stretch in which he's batting .400 (14 for 35) with nine runs scored. The Kansas City leadoff hitter has produced eight RBIs and five doubles over his last six games as well.
Sep. 10 4:09 PM PT5:09 PM MT6:09 PM CT7:09 PM ET19:09 ET23:09 GMT7:09 4:09 PM MST6:09 PM EST6:39 PM VEN3:09 UAE (+1)6:09 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 3 with a double and an RBI Sunday as the Kansas City Royals topped the Minnesota Twins 11-3. Merrifield scored once. He ended the game with a .288 batting average.
Sep. 9 7:30 PM PT8:30 PM MT9:30 PM CT10:30 PM ET22:30 ET2:30 GMT10:30 7:30 PM MST9:30 PM EST10:00 PM VEN6:30 UAE (+1)9:30 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 4 Saturday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 5-2. He ended the game with a .288 batting average.
Sep. 9 9:05 PM PT10:05 PM MT11:05 PM CT12:05 AM ET0:05 ET4:05 GMT12:05 9:05 PM MST11:05 PM EST11:35 PM VEN8:05 UAE11:05 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 2 for 3 with a double and two RBIs Friday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Minnesota Twins 8-5. Merrifield scored once and stole a base. He ended the game with a .288 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield has gotten back in a groove, as he's driven in six runs over his past three contests and is 11 for 25 with four doubles and seven runs scored during a six-game hitting streak. Kansas City's leadoff man continues to get it done on the basepaths as well, having registered nine steals over his last 24 games.
Sep. 8 8:29 AM PT9:29 AM MT10:29 AM CT11:29 AM ET11:29 ET15:29 GMT23:29 8:29 AM MST10:29 AM EST10:59 AM VEN19:29 UAE10:29 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 2 for 4 with an RBI Thursday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the Minnesota Twins 4-2. He ended the game with a .286 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield is 8 for 18 with three doubles and four RBIs over his last four games.
Sep. 6 8:35 PM PT9:35 PM MT10:35 PM CT11:35 PM ET23:35 ET3:35 GMT11:35 8:35 PM MST10:35 PM EST11:05 PM VEN7:35 UAE (+1)10:35 PM CT-Merrifield went 3 for 6 with three doubles and three RBIs Wednesday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 13-2. Merrifield scored twice. He ended the game with a .284 batting average.
Analysis: He is 10 for 31 over a seven-game stretch.
Sep. 5 8:08 PM PT9:08 PM MT10:08 PM CT11:08 PM ET23:08 ET3:08 GMT11:08 8:08 PM MST10:08 PM EST10:38 PM VEN7:08 UAE (+1)10:08 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 3 Tuesday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Detroit Tigers 13-2. Merrifield scored once. He ended the game with a .281 batting average.
Sep. 4 2:01 PM PT3:01 PM MT4:01 PM CT5:01 PM ET17:01 ET21:01 GMT5:01 2:01 PM MST4:01 PM EST4:31 PM VEN1:01 UAE (+1)4:01 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 2 for 5 Monday as the Kansas City Royals topped the Detroit Tigers 7-6. Merrifield scored twice and stole a base. He ended the game with a .281 batting average.
Sep. 3 5:41 PM PT6:41 PM MT7:41 PM CT8:41 PM ET20:41 ET0:41 GMT8:41 5:41 PM MST7:41 PM EST8:11 PM VEN4:41 UAE (+1)7:41 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 4 Sunday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 5-4. Merrifield scored once. He ended the game with a .280 batting average.
Sep. 2 8:20 PM PT9:20 PM MT10:20 PM CT11:20 PM ET23:20 ET3:20 GMT11:20 8:20 PM MST10:20 PM EST10:50 PM VEN7:20 UAE (+1)10:20 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 0 for 4 Saturday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the Minnesota Twins 17-0. He ended the game with a .280 batting average.
Sep. 2 9:18 AM PT10:18 AM MT11:18 AM CT12:18 PM ET12:18 ET16:18 GMT0:18 9:18 AM MST11:18 AM EST11:48 AM VEN20:18 UAE11:18 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 5 Friday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 7-6. He ended the game with a .282 batting average.
Aug. 31 8:39 AM PT9:39 AM MT10:39 AM CT11:39 AM ET11:39 ET15:39 GMT23:39 8:39 AM MST10:39 AM EST11:09 AM VEN19:39 UAE10:39 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 2 for 4 with a home run and three RBIs Wednesday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3. The homer was his 17th of the season. Merrifield stole a base. He ended the game with a .283 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield now has gone deep twice with four RBIs over the past two games.
Aug. 30 12:19 PM PT1:19 PM MT2:19 PM CT3:19 PM ET15:19 ET19:19 GMT3:19 12:19 PM MST2:19 PM EST2:49 PM VEN23:19 UAE2:19 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 5 with a home run and an RBI Tuesday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2. The homer was his 16th of the season. He ended the game with a .281 batting average.
Aug. 28 8:43 PM PT9:43 PM MT10:43 PM CT11:43 PM ET23:43 ET3:43 GMT11:43 8:43 PM MST10:43 PM EST11:13 PM VEN7:43 UAE (+1)10:43 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 0 for 4 Monday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Tampa Bay Rays 12-0. He ended the game with a .282 batting average.
Aug. 27 2:40 PM PT3:40 PM MT4:40 PM CT5:40 PM ET17:40 ET21:40 GMT5:40 2:40 PM MST4:40 PM EST5:10 PM VEN1:40 UAE (+1)4:40 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 4 Sunday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the Cleveland Indians 12-0. He ended the game with a .285 batting average.
Aug. 26 7:30 PM PT8:30 PM MT9:30 PM CT10:30 PM ET22:30 ET2:30 GMT10:30 7:30 PM MST9:30 PM EST10:00 PM VEN6:30 UAE (+1)9:30 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 4 Saturday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Cleveland Indians 4-0. He ended the game with a .285 batting average.
Aug. 25 6:58 PM PT7:58 PM MT8:58 PM CT9:58 PM ET21:58 ET1:58 GMT9:58 6:58 PM MST8:58 PM EST9:28 PM VEN5:58 UAE (+1)8:58 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 0 for 4 Friday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Cleveland Indians 4-0. Merrifield added a stolen base. He ended the game with a .285 batting average.
Aug. 24 3:03 PM PT4:03 PM MT5:03 PM CT6:03 PM ET18:03 ET22:03 GMT6:03 3:03 PM MST5:03 PM EST5:33 PM VEN2:03 UAE (+1)5:03 PM CT-Merrifield went 1 for 4 with a home run and an RBI Thursday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Colorado Rockies 3-2. The homer was his 15th of the season. He ended the game with a .288 batting average.
Analysis: He is 8 for 18 over a four-game stretch.
Aug. 24 12:32 AM PT1:32 AM MT2:32 AM CT3:32 AM ET3:32 ET7:32 GMT15:32 12:32 AM MST2:32 AM EST3:02 AM VEN11:32 UAE2:32 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 4 for 5 with an RBI Wednesday as the Kansas City Royals topped the Colorado Rockies 6-4. Merrifield scored twice and stole a base. He ended the game with a .288 batting average.
Analysis: After struggling through a recent 0-for-19 stretch, Merrifield has gotten back on track by going 7 for 14 with a pair of stolen bases over his last three games. Kansas City's leadoff man has now swiped seven bags in his past 17 contests, the second-most in the majors during that time frame.
Aug. 23 9:08 AM PT10:08 AM MT11:08 AM CT12:08 PM ET12:08 ET16:08 GMT0:08 9:08 AM MST11:08 AM EST11:38 AM VEN20:08 UAE11:08 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 4 Tuesday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Colorado Rockies 3-2. Merrifield scored once and stole a base. He ended the game with a .282 batting average.
Aug. 20 5:41 PM PT6:41 PM MT7:41 PM CT8:41 PM ET20:41 ET0:41 GMT8:41 5:41 PM MST7:41 PM EST8:11 PM VEN4:41 UAE (+1)7:41 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 2 for 5 Sunday as the Kansas City Royals topped the Cleveland Indians 7-4. He ended the game with a .283 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield led off the first inning with a ground-ball single to center, snapping an 0-for-23 slump.
Aug. 20 10:13 PM PT11:13 PM MT12:13 AM CT1:13 AM ET1:13 ET5:13 GMT13:13 10:13 PM MST12:13 AM EST12:43 AM VEN9:13 UAE12:13 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 0 for 4 Saturday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Cleveland Indians 5-0. He ended the game with a .281 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield has been tearing it up for much of the summer, but he's cooled off considerably by going 0 for 19 over his last four games. The second baseman has still contributed in one fantasy category, recording three stolen bases in his last five outings.
Aug. 19 10:24 AM PT11:24 AM MT12:24 PM CT1:24 PM ET13:24 ET17:24 GMT1:24 10:24 AM MST12:24 PM EST12:54 PM VEN21:24 UAE12:24 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 0 for 5 Friday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Cleveland Indians 10-1. He ended the game with a .284 batting average.
Aug. 16 5:17 PM PT6:17 PM MT7:17 PM CT8:17 PM ET20:17 ET0:17 GMT8:17 5:17 PM MST7:17 PM EST7:47 PM VEN4:17 UAE (+1)7:17 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 0 for 6 Wednesday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 7-6. Merrifield scored once and stole a base. He ended the game with a .287 batting average.
Aug. 16 8:33 AM PT9:33 AM MT10:33 AM CT11:33 AM ET11:33 ET15:33 GMT23:33 8:33 AM MST10:33 AM EST11:03 AM VEN19:33 UAE10:33 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 0 for 4 Tuesday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the Oakland Athletics 10-8. Merrifield scored once and stole a base. He ended the game with a .292 batting average.
Aug. 15 10:32 AM PT11:32 AM MT12:32 PM CT1:32 PM ET13:32 ET17:32 GMT1:32 10:32 AM MST12:32 PM EST1:02 PM VEN21:32 UAE12:32 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 5 Monday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 6-2. Merrifield scored once and stole a base. He ended the game with a .295 batting average.
Aug. 13 5:48 PM PT6:48 PM MT7:48 PM CT8:48 PM ET20:48 ET0:48 GMT8:48 5:48 PM MST7:48 PM EST8:18 PM VEN4:48 UAE (+1)7:48 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 3 for 6 with a triple, a home run and five RBIs Sunday as the Kansas City Royals topped the Chicago White Sox 14-6. The homer was his 14th of the season. He ended the game with a .296 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield had a career-high five RBIs and fell a double shy of the cycle.
Aug. 13 9:41 PM PT10:41 PM MT11:41 PM CT12:41 AM ET0:41 ET4:41 GMT12:41 9:41 PM MST11:41 PM EST12:11 AM VEN8:41 UAE11:41 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 5 with an RBI Saturday as the Kansas City Royals topped the Chicago White Sox 5-4. He ended the game with a .293 batting average.
Aug. 11 8:22 PM PT9:22 PM MT10:22 PM CT11:22 PM ET23:22 ET3:22 GMT11:22 8:22 PM MST10:22 PM EST10:52 PM VEN7:22 UAE (+1)10:22 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 0 for 4 Friday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Chicago White Sox 6-3. He ended the game with a .294 batting average.
Aug. 11 9:04 PM PT10:04 PM MT11:04 PM CT12:04 AM ET0:04 ET4:04 GMT12:04 9:04 PM MST11:04 PM EST11:34 PM VEN8:04 UAE11:04 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 0 for 4 with an RBI Thursday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the St. Louis Cardinals 8-6. He ended the game with a .297 batting average.
Aug. 10 9:07 AM PT10:07 AM MT11:07 AM CT12:07 PM ET12:07 ET16:07 GMT0:07 9:07 AM MST11:07 AM EST11:37 AM VEN20:07 UAE11:07 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 4 for 5 Wednesday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the St. Louis Cardinals 8-5. Merrifield scored twice and stole a base. He ended the game with a .300 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield's four hits tied his career high. He's now gone 10 for 23 with two homers over his last five games.
Aug. 9 9:41 AM PT10:41 AM MT11:41 AM CT12:41 PM ET12:41 ET16:41 GMT0:41 9:41 AM MST11:41 AM EST12:11 PM VEN20:41 UAE11:41 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 4 Tuesday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the St. Louis Cardinals 10-3. He ended the game with a .293 batting average.
Aug. 8 9:34 PM PT10:34 PM MT11:34 PM CT12:34 AM ET0:34 ET4:34 GMT12:34 9:34 PM MST11:34 PM EST12:04 AM VEN8:34 UAE11:34 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 4 Monday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the St. Louis Cardinals 11-3. He ended the game with a .294 batting average.
Aug. 7 9:36 AM PT10:36 AM MT11:36 AM CT12:36 PM ET12:36 ET16:36 GMT0:36 9:36 AM MST11:36 AM EST12:06 PM VEN20:36 UAE11:36 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 2 for 5 with a home run and an RBI Sunday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Seattle Mariners 9-1. The homer was his 13th of the season. Merrifield scored twice and stole a base. He ended the game with a .294 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield went deep in both games of Sunday's doubleheader, going 4 for 10 with four runs. He's batting .366 in 17 home games since the start of July, including five homers and 10 RBIs in his last eight games at Kauffman Stadium, and the Royals begin the week with two games there against St. Louis.
Aug. 6 4:06 PM PT5:06 PM MT6:06 PM CT7:06 PM ET19:06 ET23:06 GMT7:06 4:06 PM MST6:06 PM EST6:36 PM VEN3:06 UAE (+1)6:06 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 2 for 5 with a home run and two RBIs Sunday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the Seattle Mariners 8-7. The homer was his 12th of the season. Merrifield scored twice. He ended the game with a .293 batting average.
Aug. 5 10:16 AM PT11:16 AM MT12:16 PM CT1:16 PM ET13:16 ET17:16 GMT1:16 10:16 AM MST12:16 PM EST12:46 PM VEN21:16 UAE12:16 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 3 with a double Friday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the Seattle Mariners 5-2. Merrifield scored once. He ended the game with a .291 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield's double was his 24th of the season and he now has a .361/.420/.705 slash line with 10 doubles in his last 15 home games.
Aug. 4 8:28 AM PT9:28 AM MT10:28 AM CT11:28 AM ET11:28 ET15:28 GMT23:28 8:28 AM MST10:28 AM EST10:58 AM VEN19:28 UAE10:28 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 0 for 4 Thursday as the Kansas City Royals topped the Seattle Mariners 6-4. Merrifield scored once. He ended the game with a .291 batting average.
Aug. 3 7:21 AM PT8:21 AM MT9:21 AM CT10:21 AM ET10:21 ET14:21 GMT22:21 7:21 AM MST9:21 AM EST9:51 AM VEN18:21 UAE9:21 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 4 Wednesday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the Baltimore Orioles 6-0. He ended the game with a .294 batting average.
Aug. 1 7:38 PM PT8:38 PM MT9:38 PM CT10:38 PM ET22:38 ET2:38 GMT10:38 7:38 PM MST9:38 PM EST10:08 PM VEN6:38 UAE (+1)9:38 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 4 with an RBI Tuesday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Baltimore Orioles 7-2. He ended the game with a .295 batting average.
July 31 7:09 PM PT8:09 PM MT9:09 PM CT10:09 PM ET22:09 ET2:09 GMT10:09 7:09 PM MST9:09 PM EST9:39 PM VEN6:09 UAE (+1)9:09 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 0 for 4 Monday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Baltimore Orioles 2-1. He ended the game with a .295 batting average.
July 30 4:47 PM PT5:47 PM MT6:47 PM CT7:47 PM ET19:47 ET23:47 GMT7:47 4:47 PM MST6:47 PM EST7:17 PM VEN3:47 UAE (+1)6:47 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 5 with a double Sunday as the Kansas City Royals topped the Boston Red Sox 5-3. He ended the game with a .299 batting average.
July 30 10:17 PM PT11:17 PM MT12:17 AM CT1:17 AM ET1:17 ET5:17 GMT13:17 10:17 PM MST12:17 AM EST12:47 AM VEN9:17 UAE12:17 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 4 for 6 with two RBIs Saturday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the Boston Red Sox 9-8. Merrifield scored twice and stole a base. He ended the game with a .300 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield ups his average to .379 with four home runs, six doubles and 12 RBIs over his last 15 games.
July 29 8:38 AM PT9:38 AM MT10:38 AM CT11:38 AM ET11:38 ET15:38 GMT23:38 8:38 AM MST10:38 AM EST11:08 AM VEN19:38 UAE10:38 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 4 Friday as the Kansas City Royals topped the Boston Red Sox 4-2. He ended the game with a .294 batting average.
July 27 7:50 AM PT8:50 AM MT9:50 AM CT10:50 AM ET10:50 ET14:50 GMT22:50 7:50 AM MST9:50 AM EST10:20 AM VEN18:50 UAE9:50 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 3 for 7 with an RBI Wednesday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 16-2. Merrifield scored twice. He ended the game with a .294 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield is hitting .361 during the Royals' eight-game winning streak and has four homers.
July 25 8:50 PM PT9:50 PM MT10:50 PM CT11:50 PM ET23:50 ET3:50 GMT11:50 8:50 PM MST10:50 PM EST11:20 PM VEN7:50 UAE (+1)10:50 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 2 for 4 with a home run and an RBI Tuesday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 3-1. The homer was his 11th of the season. He ended the game with a .291 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield has hit in 11 of his last 12 games, batting .347 with four homers and nine RBIs.
July 24 8:54 PM PT9:54 PM MT10:54 PM CT11:54 PM ET23:54 ET3:54 GMT11:54 8:54 PM MST10:54 PM EST11:24 PM VEN7:54 UAE (+1)10:54 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 0 for 5 Monday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 5-3. He ended the game with a .288 batting average.
July 23 3:24 PM PT4:24 PM MT5:24 PM CT6:24 PM ET18:24 ET22:24 GMT6:24 3:24 PM MST5:24 PM EST5:54 PM VEN2:24 UAE (+1)5:24 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 2 for 3 with two home runs and two RBIs Sunday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 5-4. The homers were his ninth and 10th of the season. He ended the game with a .293 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield's first career two-homer performance gave him a 10-game hitting streak. He's batting .375 (15 for 40) over that span with three homers, six doubles, eight RBIs and seven runs scored.
July 23 9:28 AM PT10:28 AM MT11:28 AM CT12:28 PM ET12:28 ET16:28 GMT0:28 9:28 AM MST11:28 AM EST11:58 AM VEN20:28 UAE11:28 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 2 with an RBI Saturday as the Kansas City Royals topped the Chicago White Sox 7-2. He ended the game with a .289 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield's RBI single in the sixth inning extended his hitting streak to nine games, a stretch in which he's batting .351 (13 for 37) with a home run, six doubles, six RBIs and two steals. The steady second baseman owns a .325 average and a .948 OPS in July.
July 22 9:46 PM PT10:46 PM MT11:46 PM CT12:46 AM ET0:46 ET4:46 GMT12:46 9:46 PM MST11:46 PM EST12:16 AM VEN8:46 UAE11:46 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 5 with a double and three RBIs Friday as the Kansas City Royals topped the Chicago White Sox 7-6. Merrifield added a stolen base. He ended the game with a .288 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield's sacrifice fly in the 10th inning lifted the Kansas City Royals to the comeback win.
July 21 9:38 PM PT10:38 PM MT11:38 PM CT12:38 AM ET0:38 ET4:38 GMT12:38 9:38 PM MST11:38 PM EST12:08 AM VEN8:38 UAE11:38 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 2 for 6 with a home run and an RBI Thursday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 16-4. The homer was his eighth of the season. Merrifield scored twice. He ended the game with a .290 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield has gone 11 for 30 with five doubles over his last seven games.
July 20 10:45 AM PT11:45 AM MT12:45 PM CT1:45 PM ET13:45 ET17:45 GMT1:45 10:45 AM MST12:45 PM EST1:15 PM VEN21:45 UAE12:45 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 2 for 4 Wednesday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3. He ended the game with a .289 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield has provided a nice spark out of the leadoff spot during this current homestand, during which he's 9 for 24 with five doubles. He's also hit safely in all eight of his 2017 starts against the Tigers, producing a .355 average (11 for 31) with six extra-base hits.
July 19 9:14 AM PT10:14 AM MT11:14 AM CT12:14 PM ET12:14 ET16:14 GMT0:14 9:14 AM MST11:14 AM EST11:44 AM VEN20:14 UAE11:14 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 3 with a double Tuesday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the Detroit Tigers 9-3. Merrifield scored once. He ended the game with a .286 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield had a double in the ninth for his eighth straight home game with an extra-base hit, matching the Royals record held by Mike Macfarlane, Hal McRae and Amos Otis. The leadoff man, who also walked and was hit by a pitch Tuesday, has doubled in all five games since the All-Star break while posting a .435 OBP.
July 18 9:15 PM PT10:15 PM MT11:15 PM CT12:15 AM ET0:15 ET4:15 GMT12:15 9:15 PM MST11:15 PM EST11:45 PM VEN8:15 UAE11:15 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 5 with a double and an RBI Monday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the Detroit Tigers 10-2. He ended the game with a .285 batting average.
July 17 8:52 AM PT9:52 AM MT10:52 AM CT11:52 AM ET11:52 ET15:52 GMT23:52 8:52 AM MST10:52 AM EST11:22 AM VEN19:52 UAE10:52 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 2 for 4 with a double Sunday as the Kansas City Royals topped the Texas Rangers 4-3. Merrifield scored once and stole a base. He ended the game with a .287 batting average.
Analysis: Kansas City's leadoff man finished the three-game series 5 for 12 with three doubles and two runs scored. Merrifield has now doubled six times during a seven-game home hitting streak in which he's 12 for 31 (.387) with four stolen bases.
July 15 8:51 PM PT9:51 PM MT10:51 PM CT11:51 PM ET23:51 ET3:51 GMT11:51 8:51 PM MST10:51 PM EST11:21 PM VEN7:51 UAE (+1)10:51 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 4 with a double Saturday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the Texas Rangers 1-0. He ended the game with a .284 batting average.
July 14 8:28 PM PT9:28 PM MT10:28 PM CT11:28 PM ET23:28 ET3:28 GMT11:28 8:28 PM MST10:28 PM EST10:58 PM VEN7:28 UAE (+1)10:28 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 2 for 4 with a double Friday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Texas Rangers 5-3. Merrifield scored once. He ended the game with a .284 batting average.
July 10 8:50 AM PT9:50 AM MT10:50 AM CT11:50 AM ET11:50 ET15:50 GMT23:50 8:50 AM MST10:50 AM EST11:20 AM VEN19:50 UAE10:50 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 0 for 4 Sunday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-2. He ended the game with a .281 batting average.
July 9 9:00 AM PT10:00 AM MT11:00 AM CT12:00 PM ET12:00 ET16:00 GMT0:00 9:00 AM MST11:00 AM EST11:30 AM VEN20:00 UAE11:00 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 2 for 5 with a double and an RBI Saturday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4. Merrifield scored once. He ended the game with a .285 batting average.
July 8 9:42 AM PT10:42 AM MT11:42 AM CT12:42 PM ET12:42 ET16:42 GMT0:42 9:42 AM MST11:42 AM EST12:12 PM VEN20:42 UAE11:42 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 0 for 3 Friday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-1. Merrifield added a stolen base. He ended the game with a .283 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield has stolen six bases in his last five games and is up to 14 for the season.
July 6 8:36 AM PT9:36 AM MT10:36 AM CT11:36 AM ET11:36 ET15:36 GMT23:36 8:36 AM MST10:36 AM EST11:06 AM VEN19:36 UAE10:36 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 5 Wednesday as the Kansas City Royals topped the Seattle Mariners 9-6. Merrifield scored once and stole a base. He ended the game with a .286 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield extended his hitting streak to nine games, during which he's compiled a .302 average.
July 4 8:23 PM PT9:23 PM MT10:23 PM CT11:23 PM ET23:23 ET3:23 GMT11:23 8:23 PM MST10:23 PM EST10:53 PM VEN7:23 UAE (+1)10:23 PM CT-Merrifield went 1 for 5 with a home run and an RBI Tuesday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Seattle Mariners 7-3. The homer was his seventh of the season. He ended the game with a .288 batting average.
Analysis: He is 10 for 28 over a six-game stretch.
July 4 10:21 AM PT11:21 AM MT12:21 PM CT1:21 PM ET13:21 ET17:21 GMT1:21 10:21 AM MST12:21 PM EST12:51 PM VEN21:21 UAE12:21 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 2 for 4 with a double Monday as the Kansas City Royals topped the Seattle Mariners 3-1. Merrifield scored once and stole a base. He ended the game with a .290 batting average.
Analysis: The leadoff man has four steals in the last two games as part of his hot start to July, going 8 for 18 with five extra-base hits.
July 2 6:12 PM PT7:12 PM MT8:12 PM CT9:12 PM ET21:12 ET1:12 GMT9:12 6:12 PM MST8:12 PM EST8:42 PM VEN5:12 UAE (+1)8:12 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 3 for 5 with two doubles and an RBI Sunday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 6-2. Merrifield scored once and stole three bases. He ended the game with a .286 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield has gone 6 for 14 with three doubles over the past three games.
July 2 10:06 AM PT11:06 AM MT12:06 PM CT1:06 PM ET13:06 ET17:06 GMT1:06 10:06 AM MST12:06 PM EST12:36 PM VEN21:06 UAE12:06 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 4 with a triple Saturday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Minnesota Twins 10-5. He ended the game with a .280 batting average.
July 1 4:51 PM PT5:51 PM MT6:51 PM CT7:51 PM ET19:51 ET23:51 GMT7:51 4:51 PM MST6:51 PM EST7:21 PM VEN3:51 UAE (+1)6:51 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 2 for 5 with a double Saturday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 11-6. Merrifield scored once. He ended the game with a .280 batting average.
June 30 8:43 PM PT9:43 PM MT10:43 PM CT11:43 PM ET23:43 ET3:43 GMT11:43 8:43 PM MST10:43 PM EST11:13 PM VEN7:43 UAE (+1)10:43 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 5 with an RBI Friday as the Kansas City Royals topped the Minnesota Twins 8-1. He ended the game with a .278 batting average.
June 29 9:05 PM PT10:05 PM MT11:05 PM CT12:05 AM ET0:05 ET4:05 GMT12:05 9:05 PM MST11:05 PM EST11:35 PM VEN8:05 UAE11:05 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 5 Wednesday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 8-2. Merrifield added a stolen base. He ended the game with a .279 batting average.
June 27 7:43 PM PT8:43 PM MT9:43 PM CT10:43 PM ET22:43 ET2:43 GMT10:43 7:43 PM MST9:43 PM EST10:13 PM VEN6:43 UAE (+1)9:43 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 5 with a double Tuesday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the Detroit Tigers 5-3. Merrifield scored once. He ended the game with a .281 batting average.
June 26 9:52 AM PT10:52 AM MT11:52 AM CT12:52 PM ET12:52 ET16:52 GMT0:52 9:52 AM MST11:52 AM EST12:22 PM VEN20:52 UAE11:52 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 0 for 4 Sunday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2. He ended the game with a .283 batting average.
June 24 2:09 PM PT3:09 PM MT4:09 PM CT5:09 PM ET17:09 ET21:09 GMT5:09 2:09 PM MST4:09 PM EST4:39 PM VEN1:09 UAE (+1)4:09 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 0 for 2 with an RBI Saturday as the Kansas City Royals topped the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2. He ended the game with a .288 batting average.
June 24 9:24 PM PT10:24 PM MT11:24 PM CT12:24 AM ET0:24 ET4:24 GMT12:24 9:24 PM MST11:24 PM EST11:54 PM VEN8:24 UAE11:24 PM CT-Merrifield went 2 for 5 with two doubles and two RBIs Friday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4. He ended the game with a .291 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield's walkoff winner moved the Royals to .500 for the first time this season.
June 22 7:49 AM PT8:49 AM MT9:49 AM CT10:49 AM ET10:49 ET14:49 GMT22:49 7:49 AM MST9:49 AM EST10:19 AM VEN18:49 UAE9:49 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 3 with an RBI Wednesday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Boston Red Sox 6-4. He ended the game with a .289 batting average.
June 21 9:17 PM PT10:17 PM MT11:17 PM CT12:17 AM ET0:17 ET4:17 GMT12:17 9:17 PM MST11:17 PM EST11:47 PM VEN8:17 UAE11:17 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 0 for 3 Tuesday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Boston Red Sox 8-3. Merrifield scored once. He ended the game with a .288 batting average.
June 20 9:07 PM PT10:07 PM MT11:07 PM CT12:07 AM ET0:07 ET4:07 GMT12:07 9:07 PM MST11:07 PM EST11:37 PM VEN8:07 UAE11:07 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 2 for 4 with an RBI Monday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Boston Red Sox 4-2. Merrifield scored once. He ended the game with a .292 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield is 10 for 28 with five RBIs and five runs in his last six games.
June 18 9:55 AM PT10:55 AM MT11:55 AM CT12:55 PM ET12:55 ET16:55 GMT0:55 9:55 AM MST11:55 AM EST12:25 PM VEN20:55 UAE11:55 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 0 for 4 Saturday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the Los Angeles Angels 9-0. He ended the game with a .288 batting average.
June 17 10:48 AM PT11:48 AM MT12:48 PM CT1:48 PM ET13:48 ET17:48 GMT1:48 10:48 AM MST12:48 PM EST1:18 PM VEN21:48 UAE12:48 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 4 Friday as the Kansas City Royals topped the Los Angeles Angels 3-1. He ended the game with a .294 batting average.
June 16 12:15 PM PT1:15 PM MT2:15 PM CT3:15 PM ET15:15 ET19:15 GMT3:15 12:15 PM MST2:15 PM EST2:45 PM VEN23:15 UAE2:15 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 2 for 5 with a double and an RBI Thursday as the Kansas City Royals topped the Los Angeles Angels 7-2. He ended the game with a .295 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield has heated up with seven hits - including a triple and two doubles - in 16 at-bats over his last three games.
June 14 4:31 PM PT5:31 PM MT6:31 PM CT7:31 PM ET19:31 ET23:31 GMT7:31 4:31 PM MST6:31 PM EST7:01 PM VEN3:31 UAE (+1)6:31 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 3 for 6 with a double Wednesday as the Kansas City Royals topped the San Francisco Giants 7-2. Merrifield scored three times and stole a base. He ended the game with a .292 batting average.
Analysis: He's 7 for 18 with five RBIs and five runs over his last four games.
June 14 9:58 PM PT10:58 PM MT11:58 PM CT12:58 AM ET0:58 ET4:58 GMT12:58 9:58 PM MST11:58 PM EST12:28 AM VEN8:58 UAE11:58 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 2 for 5 with a triple and three RBIs Tuesday as the Kansas City Royals topped the San Francisco Giants 8-1. Merrifield scored once. He ended the game with a .285 batting average.
Analysis: Though he's cooled off some lately, Merrifield still owns a .338 average (24 for 71) with 14 RBIs over a 19-game stretch since May 23 to boost his status among fantasy second basemen.
June 12 8:55 AM PT9:55 AM MT10:55 AM CT11:55 AM ET11:55 ET15:55 GMT23:55 8:55 AM MST10:55 AM EST11:25 AM VEN19:55 UAE10:55 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 0 for 4 Sunday as the Kansas City Royals topped the San Diego Padres 8-3. He ended the game with a .281 batting average.
June 11 9:26 AM PT10:26 AM MT11:26 AM CT12:26 PM ET12:26 ET16:26 GMT0:26 9:26 AM MST11:26 AM EST11:56 AM VEN20:26 UAE11:26 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 2 for 3 with two RBIs Saturday as the Kansas City Royals beat the San Diego Padres 12-6. Merrifield scored once. He ended the game with a .288 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield had been 0 for 8 over his previous two games.
June 10 10:07 AM PT11:07 AM MT12:07 PM CT1:07 PM ET13:07 ET17:07 GMT1:07 10:07 AM MST12:07 PM EST12:37 PM VEN21:07 UAE12:07 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 0 for 4 Friday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the San Diego Padres 6-3. He ended the game with a .281 batting average.
June 9 10:24 AM PT11:24 AM MT12:24 PM CT1:24 PM ET13:24 ET17:24 GMT1:24 10:24 AM MST12:24 PM EST12:54 PM VEN21:24 UAE12:24 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 0 for 4 Thursday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Houston Astros 6-1. He ended the game with a .288 batting average.
June 8 8:50 AM PT9:50 AM MT10:50 AM CT11:50 AM ET11:50 ET15:50 GMT23:50 8:50 AM MST10:50 AM EST11:20 AM VEN19:50 UAE10:50 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 5 Wednesday as the Kansas City Royals topped the Houston Astros 7-5. He ended the game with a .296 batting average.
June 7 9:27 PM PT10:27 PM MT11:27 PM CT12:27 AM ET0:27 ET4:27 GMT12:27 9:27 PM MST11:27 PM EST11:57 PM VEN8:27 UAE11:27 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 2 for 5 with two doubles and three RBIs Tuesday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Houston Astros 9-7. He ended the game with a .299 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield has hit in 20 of his last 21 games, batting .382 with three home runs, six doubles and 12 RBIs.
June 6 6:48 AM PT7:48 AM MT8:48 AM CT9:48 AM ET9:48 ET13:48 GMT21:48 6:48 AM MST8:48 AM EST9:18 AM VEN17:48 UAE8:48 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 0 for 5 Monday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Houston Astros 7-3. He ended the game with a .296 batting average.
June 4 5:31 PM PT6:31 PM MT7:31 PM CT8:31 PM ET20:31 ET0:31 GMT8:31 5:31 PM MST7:31 PM EST8:01 PM VEN4:31 UAE (+1)7:31 PM CT-Merrifield went 3 for 4 Sunday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the Cleveland Indians 8-0. He ended the game with a .307 batting average.
Analysis: The Royals are bad at baseball, but Merrifield is batting .409 during a 19-game hitting streak.
June 3 3:12 PM PT4:12 PM MT5:12 PM CT6:12 PM ET18:12 ET22:12 GMT6:12 3:12 PM MST5:12 PM EST5:42 PM VEN2:12 UAE (+1)5:12 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 4 with a double and two RBIs Saturday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 12-5. Merrifield scored once. He ended the game with a .293 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield extended his hitting streak to 18 games, the longest in the majors this season. The last Royal with a longer streak was Alex Gordon, who hit in 19 straight in 2011. Merrifield was hitting .211 the day the streak began. He's batting .387 during it.
June 3 9:13 PM PT10:13 PM MT11:13 PM CT12:13 AM ET0:13 ET4:13 GMT12:13 9:13 PM MST11:13 PM EST11:43 PM VEN8:13 UAE11:13 PM CT-Merrifield went 1 for 3 with a double and an RBI Friday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 4-0. He ended the game with a .295 batting average.
Analysis: He is batting .397 during a 17-game hitting streak.
June 1 8:50 AM PT9:50 AM MT10:50 AM CT11:50 AM ET11:50 ET15:50 GMT23:50 8:50 AM MST10:50 AM EST11:20 AM VEN19:50 UAE10:50 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 3 Wednesday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Detroit Tigers 6-5. He ended the game with a .294 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield extended his hitting streak to a career-high 16 games, the longest by a Royal this season.
May 31 9:31 AM PT10:31 AM MT11:31 AM CT12:31 PM ET12:31 ET16:31 GMT0:31 9:31 AM MST11:31 AM EST12:01 PM VEN20:31 UAE11:31 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 2 Tuesday as the Kansas City Royals topped the Detroit Tigers 1-0. Merrifield added a stolen base. He ended the game with a .293 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield is hitting .404 with a 1.100 OPS during his current major league-best 15-game hitting streak.
May 30 9:04 AM PT10:04 AM MT11:04 AM CT12:04 PM ET12:04 ET16:04 GMT0:04 9:04 AM MST11:04 AM EST11:34 AM VEN20:04 UAE11:04 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 3 for 4 with a double, triple, home run and two RBIs Monday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Detroit Tigers 10-7. The homer was his sixth of the season. Merrifield scored three times. He ended the game with a .289 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield had a chance to hit for the cycle but flied out in the seventh inning in his final at-bat. He's batting .400 during a career-best 14-game hitting streak, the longest by a Royal this season.
May 29 8:39 AM PT9:39 AM MT10:39 AM CT11:39 AM ET11:39 ET15:39 GMT23:39 8:39 AM MST10:39 AM EST11:09 AM VEN19:39 UAE10:39 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 3 Sunday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the Cleveland Indians 10-1. Merrifield added a stolen base. He ended the game with a .274 batting average.
May 27 5:05 PM PT6:05 PM MT7:05 PM CT8:05 PM ET20:05 ET0:05 GMT8:05 5:05 PM MST7:05 PM EST7:35 PM VEN4:05 UAE (+1)7:05 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 2 Saturday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 5-2. Merrifield scored once. He ended the game with a .272 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield has quietly put together a 12-game hitting streak in which he's batting .372 (16 for 43) with a pair of homers to keep a firm hold on Kansas City's everyday second base job.
May 26 8:05 PM PT9:05 PM MT10:05 PM CT11:05 PM ET23:05 ET3:05 GMT11:05 8:05 PM MST10:05 PM EST10:35 PM VEN7:05 UAE (+1)10:05 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 2 for 4 Friday as the Kansas City Royals topped the Cleveland Indians 6-4. Merrifield added a stolen base. He ended the game with a .268 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield is 15 for 41 (.366) with two homers and four RBIs during an 11-game hitting streak.
May 24 8:24 PM PT9:24 PM MT10:24 PM CT11:24 PM ET23:24 ET3:24 GMT11:24 8:24 PM MST10:24 PM EST10:54 PM VEN7:24 UAE (+1)10:24 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 3 Wednesday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the New York Yankees 3-0. He ended the game with a .259 batting average.
May 23 7:22 PM PT8:22 PM MT9:22 PM CT10:22 PM ET22:22 ET2:22 GMT10:22 7:22 PM MST9:22 PM EST9:52 PM VEN6:22 UAE (+1)9:22 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 2 for 4 with a home run and an RBI Tuesday as the Kansas City Royals beat the New York Yankees 6-2. The homer was his fifth of the season. He ended the game with a .257 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield extended his hitting streak to nine games. He's batting .353 (12 for 34) with two homers over that span.
May 22 7:00 PM PT8:00 PM MT9:00 PM CT10:00 PM ET22:00 ET2:00 GMT10:00 7:00 PM MST9:00 PM EST9:30 PM VEN6:00 UAE (+1)9:00 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 3 Monday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the New York Yankees 4-2. Merrifield scored once. He ended the game with a .248 batting average.
May 21 3:33 PM PT4:33 PM MT5:33 PM CT6:33 PM ET18:33 ET22:33 GMT6:33 3:33 PM MST5:33 PM EST6:03 PM VEN2:33 UAE (+1)5:33 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 4 Sunday as the Kansas City Royals topped the Minnesota Twins 6-4. He ended the game with a .245 batting average.
May 20 9:12 PM PT10:12 PM MT11:12 PM CT12:12 AM ET0:12 ET4:12 GMT12:12 9:12 PM MST11:12 PM EST11:42 PM VEN8:12 UAE11:12 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 4 Friday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the Minnesota Twins 4-3. Merrifield scored once and stole a base. He ended the game with a .245 batting average.
May 19 8:54 AM PT9:54 AM MT10:54 AM CT11:54 AM ET11:54 ET15:54 GMT23:54 8:54 AM MST10:54 AM EST11:24 AM VEN19:54 UAE10:54 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 2 for 3 with an RBI Thursday as the Kansas City Royals beat the New York Yankees 5-1. He ended the game with a .244 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield drove in a run for the third consecutive game and has hit safely in five straight.
May 18 8:21 AM PT9:21 AM MT10:21 AM CT11:21 AM ET11:21 ET15:21 GMT23:21 8:21 AM MST10:21 AM EST10:51 AM VEN19:21 UAE10:21 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 4 with a home run and an RBI Wednesday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the New York Yankees 11-7. The homer was his fourth of the season. He ended the game with a .230 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield played five positions for Kansas City during his 2016 rookie season but is now settling in as the everyday second baseman, replacing the demoted Raul Mondesi since being called up from the minors late last month. Merrifield has a .417 OBP in the last six games with two homers, four RBIs and four runs.
May 17 9:35 AM PT10:35 AM MT11:35 AM CT12:35 PM ET12:35 ET16:35 GMT0:35 9:35 AM MST11:35 AM EST12:05 PM VEN20:35 UAE11:35 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 4 with an RBI Tuesday as the Kansas City Royals fell to the New York Yankees 7-1. He ended the game with a .229 batting average.
May 14 5:04 PM PT6:04 PM MT7:04 PM CT8:04 PM ET20:04 ET0:04 GMT8:04 5:04 PM MST7:04 PM EST7:34 PM VEN4:04 UAE (+1)7:04 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 2 for 4 Sunday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Baltimore Orioles 9-8. Merrifield scored once. He ended the game with a .228 batting average.
May 13 8:04 PM PT9:04 PM MT10:04 PM CT11:04 PM ET23:04 ET3:04 GMT11:04 8:04 PM MST10:04 PM EST10:34 PM VEN7:04 UAE (+1)10:04 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 4 with a double Saturday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-3. He ended the game with a .213 batting average.
Analysis: Merrifield became the ninth Royal to bat ninth this season. Raul Mondesi started 12 games batting ninth before being optioned April 21 to Triple-A Omaha. Backup C Drew Butera has batted last seven times. Merrifield is 5 for 26 (.192) in his last seven games.
May 11 1:31 PM PT2:31 PM MT3:31 PM CT4:31 PM ET16:31 ET20:31 GMT4:31 1:31 PM MST3:31 PM EST4:01 PM VEN0:31 UAE (+1)3:31 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 2 for 3 with a home run and two RBIs Thursday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-0. The homer was his third of the season. Merrifield scored twice. He ended the game with a .217 batting average.
May 10 12:54 PM PT1:54 PM MT2:54 PM CT3:54 PM ET15:54 ET19:54 GMT3:54 12:54 PM MST2:54 PM EST3:24 PM VEN23:54 UAE2:54 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 0 for 5 Tuesday as the Kansas City Royals topped the Tampa Bay Rays 7-6. He ended the game with a .197 batting average.
May 8 8:35 PM PT9:35 PM MT10:35 PM CT11:35 PM ET23:35 ET3:35 GMT11:35 8:35 PM MST10:35 PM EST11:05 PM VEN7:35 UAE (+1)10:35 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 2 for 4 Monday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-3. He ended the game with a .213 batting average.
May 7 4:26 PM PT5:26 PM MT6:26 PM CT7:26 PM ET19:26 ET23:26 GMT7:26 4:26 PM MST6:26 PM EST6:56 PM VEN3:26 UAE (+1)6:26 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 0 for 4 Sunday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Cleveland Indians 1-0. He ended the game with a .193 batting average.
May 6 5:24 PM PT6:24 PM MT7:24 PM CT8:24 PM ET20:24 ET0:24 GMT8:24 5:24 PM MST7:24 PM EST7:54 PM VEN4:24 UAE (+1)7:24 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 0 for 4 Saturday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Cleveland Indians 3-1. He ended the game with a .208 batting average.
May 6 9:03 PM PT10:03 PM MT11:03 PM CT12:03 AM ET0:03 ET4:03 GMT12:03 9:03 PM MST11:03 PM EST11:33 PM VEN8:03 UAE11:03 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 4 Friday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 3-1. Merrifield scored once. He ended the game with a .224 batting average.
May 4 3:14 PM PT4:14 PM MT5:14 PM CT6:14 PM ET18:14 ET22:14 GMT6:14 3:14 PM MST5:14 PM EST5:44 PM VEN2:14 UAE (+1)5:14 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 0 for 4 Thursday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Chicago White Sox 8-3. He ended the game with a .222 batting average.
May 4 9:24 AM PT10:24 AM MT11:24 AM CT12:24 PM ET12:24 ET16:24 GMT0:24 9:24 AM MST11:24 AM EST11:54 AM VEN20:24 UAE11:24 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 3 with an RBI Wednesday as the Kansas City Royals topped the Chicago White Sox 6-1. Merrifield scored once. He ended the game with a .244 batting average.
May 3 8:50 AM PT9:50 AM MT10:50 AM CT11:50 AM ET11:50 ET15:50 GMT23:50 8:50 AM MST10:50 AM EST11:20 AM VEN19:50 UAE10:50 AM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 3 Tuesday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Chicago White Sox 6-0. He ended the game with a .237 batting average.
Apr. 30 5:09 PM PT6:09 PM MT7:09 PM CT8:09 PM ET20:09 ET0:09 GMT8:09 5:09 PM MST7:09 PM EST7:39 PM VEN4:09 UAE (+1)7:09 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 5 with a home run and an RBI Sunday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Minnesota Twins 7-5. The homer was his second of the season. He ended the game with a .229 batting average.
Apr. 29 2:07 PM PT3:07 PM MT4:07 PM CT5:07 PM ET17:07 ET21:07 GMT5:07 2:07 PM MST4:07 PM EST4:37 PM VEN1:07 UAE (+1)4:07 PM CT-Whit Merrifield went 1 for 5 Friday as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Minnesota Twins 6-4. Merrifield scored once. He ended the game with a .233 batting average.

Regular Season

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2016 KC 81 311 44 88 22 3 2 29 19 72 8 3 .283 .323 .392
2017 KC 139 563 76 161 31 6 18 76 29 88 33 5 .286 .325 .458
Career 220 874 120 249 53 9 20 105 48 160 41 8 .285 .324 .435


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