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Projections
TimeframeIPWLSVERAWHIPKBBI
2015 Season (CBSSports.com)195.0010.0011.000.003.881.30145.0067.00
 
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
118.18-804.729144
 
Games Played By Position
YearC1B2B3BSSOFDHSPRP
20160000000200
20150000000331
 
Injury Report
No Injury Reported
More Injuries
 
Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs LHB 60.000 4.0502446
vs RHB 58.100 5.4002045
 
Recent Trades
DateTradedTraded For
07/23/2016Jesse Hahn, SP OAK
Alex Cobb, SP TB
Shane Greene, RP DET
Dillon Overton, SP OAK
Brett Gardner, LF NYY
Edinson Volquez, SP KC
07/23/2016Byron Buxton, CF MIN
Edinson Volquez, SP KC
07/23/2016Michael Saunders, LF TOR
Edinson Volquez, SP KC
Ian Kinsler, 2B DET
 
Last 10 Games
DateOppWLSVIPHAERBBAKs
5/29CHW0006.07315
6/3@CLE0106.17545
6/8@BAL0104.24425
6/13CLE1007.02043
6/18DET1006.18506
6/24HOU0101.081130
6/29@STL0006.26014
7/4@TOR0106.04435
7/9SEA1006.06313
7/18CLE0007.04236
 
Rank Among Leaders
 
 
 
Latest News

Royals' Edinson Volquez: Picks up quality start in no-decision against Cleveland

by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
(7/18/16) Volquez allowed two runs on four hits and three walks with six strikeouts over seven innings in a no-decision Monday against Cleveland.

Volquez now has three quality starts in four outings since serving up a season-high 12 runs June 24 against Houston. His control makes him too inconsistent to be a top of the line starter -- Monday marked the 10th time already this season he has walked three or more batters -- but he remains nasty enough to get outs against major league hitters.

Royals' Edinson Volquez: Turns in quality start versus Mariners in Saturday win

by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
(7/10/16) Volquez (8-8) gave up three earned runs on six hits and a walk over six innings in Saturday's 5-3 victory over the Mariners. He struck out three.

The veteran right-hander turned in an efficient performance, getting through his six frames on just 91 pitches, 68 of which he threw for strikes. Volquez stayed ahead of a potent Mariners lineup throughout the afternoon, notching first-pitch strikes on 18 of the 24 hitters he faced. He's now won three of his last four decisions and will look to extend his recent stretch of mostly solid pitching in the second half of the campaign.

Royals' Edinson Volquez: Takes eight loss against Blue Jays

by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
(7/4/16) Volquez (7-8) allowed four runs on four hits and three walks with five strikeouts over six innings in a loss Monday to Toronto.

Volquez has now allowed at least four runs in five of his past seven starts and has watched his ERA jump from 3.74 to 4.89 in that period. He has a brutal 28:17 K:BB over 38 innings in that stretch, and unless he can rein in his control, things aren't likely to get much better anytime soon.

Royals' Edinson Volquez: Pitches 6.2 shutout innings in no-decision against the Cardinals

by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
(6/30/16) Volquez didn't allow a run in 6.2 innings but settled for a no-decision in an extra-inning victory against the Cardinals on Wednesday. He also yielded six hits, struck out four and walked one.

This was an ideal bounce back game for Volquez after he allowed 12 runs (11 earned) in just one inning against Houston in his last outing. Three of the six hits Volquez yielded Wednesday were infield singles, so he pretty much kept all the Cardinals hitters in check. He threw 64 of his 104 pitches for strikes and induced 16 swing-and-misses. His control was excellent, as it was also just the second time in six outings that he didn't walk at least two batters. Volquez remains 7-7 but drops his ERA to 4.80 and WHIP to 1.43. His next start will be Monday against the Blue Jays.

Royals' Edinson Volquez: Earns seventh win Saturday against Tigers

by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
(6/18/16) Volquez (7-6) pitched 6.1 innings, allowing five runs on eight hits while striking out six in Saturday's win over the Tigers.

Lucky for Volquez, the Royals lit up Tigers pitchers all night, affording the righty the chance to earn a win on a night he wasn't at his best. One major positive, however, is that he didn't issue a walk for the third time in his 15 starts this season. Last year, he had only three walk-free performances in 33 starts. The 32-year-old veteran has struggled with his control throughout his career (4.2 BB/9), so gaining a grip on his pitch location would go a long way in improving his fantasy value.

 
 
 

 
Upcoming 7 Games
DateOppTimeScheduled Starter
7/23/16TEX7:15 pmCole Hamels
7/24/16TEX2:15 pmA.J. Griffin
7/25/16LAA8:15 pmTim Lincecum
7/26/16LAA8:15 pmHector Santiago
7/27/16LAA8:15 pmMatt Shoemaker
7/28/16@ TEX8:05 pmCole Hamels
7/29/16@ TEX8:05 pmA.J. Griffin
= probable start
Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2005TEX04 14.21630000 12.2252220321011
2006TEX16 7.29880000 33.1522827711715
2007TEX21 4.50660000 34.0341817421529
2008CIN176 3.2133320000 196.01678270141493206
2009CIN42 4.35990000 49.2342524653247
2010CIN43 4.3112120000 62.2593030633567
2011CIN57 5.7120200000 108.2106726919465104
2012SD1111 4.1432321100 182.21608884149105174
2013SD-LAD912 5.7133320000 170.119311410819377142
2014PIT137 3.0432311000 192.21667565171471140
2015KC139 3.5534331000 200.1190897916872155
2016KC88 4.7220200000 118.111966621244491
Total 8776 4.3324523831001361.11305709655137696361181
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2005TEX6000000000 --- --- ---
2006TEX8000000000 --- --- ---
2007TEX6000000000 --- --- ---
2008CIN3361360103100 .098 .098 .098
2009CIN91601000800 .063 .063 .063
2010CIN121712001700 .167 .118 .118
2011CIN2126230011300 .148 .115 .115
2012SD3256240112900 .088 .089 .071
2013SD-LAD3342451412300 .140 .214 .119
2014PIT3253320232700 .089 .038 .038
2015KC34600000400 .000 .000 .000
2016KC20300000100 .000 .000 .000
Total 246280152318714300 .105 .100 .082
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2005TEXP63101001.000
2006TEXP88642011.000
2007TEXP66202001.000
2008CINP333235102412 .971
2009CINP99132920 .846
2010CINP121212012001.000
2011CINP2020169520 .875
2012SDP323227918011.000
2013SD-LADP3332321121001.000
2014PITP32313792531 .919
2015KCP34332271320 .909
2016KCP202020713001.000
Total  24523822368145105 .955
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
2005TEX01116 0.7510000 .40375 26.3 .6610
2006TEX03643 0.9141000 .359164 18.9 .5380
2007TEX02742 0.7420000 .262149 13.5 .4080
2008CIN5190168 1.2121120110 .232838 12.6 .3510
2009CIN05545 1.2720012 .191218 12.9 .3540
2010CIN06744 1.6841005 .253275 13.9 .3820
2011CIN313377 1.88164025 .259489 14.5 .4720
2012SD6208146 1.502210119 .236802 13.5 .3620
2013SD-LAD2211151 1.442420016 .282777 14.4 .4490
2014PIT6246172 1.53971015 .235809 11.7 .3590
2015KC1217208 1.14184003 .251850 12.1 .3720
2016KC1152102 1.5964003 .259512 12.7 .3800
Total 2415531214 1.37129452568 .2535958 13.3 .3940
Postseason Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2010CIN01 21.60110000 1.24440020
2014PIT01 9.00110000 5.05551033
2015KC12 3.77550000 28.2181312321823
Total 14 5.35770000 35.1272221422326
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2002 R-Texas12 2.68148000 47.0451914141458
2003 R-Rangers21 4.00104001 27.0241412121128
2004 A-Stockton41 2.9588000 39.2311613621434
2004 A-Clinton44 4.212115003 87.2824941832774
2005 AA-Frisco15 4.141010110 58.2582927611749
2005 A-Bakersfield54 4.181111100 66.2643431971277
2005 R-Rangers00 0.0011000 2.02000002
2006AAA-Oklahoma66 3.212121000120.28651439472130
2007 AA-Frisco81 3.551111000 58.1462323921962
2007 A-Bakersfield04 7.1377000 35.1272828422038
2007AAA-Oklahoma61 1.4188000 51.02588012166
2010AFX-Dayton Dragons00 1.3822000 13.0114221419
2010AFA-Lynchburg Hillcats10 0.0022000 8.03000107
2010AAA-Louisville Bats30 1.9644000 23.0115511821
2011AAA-Louisville Bats42 2.381313100 87.0723123542983
 
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