KANSAS CITY ROYALS
2015 PROJECTED STARTERS
As of 4/10/2015;
Catcher: SALVADOR PEREZ R/R Age 24
First Base: ERIC HOSMER L/L Age 25
Second Base: OMAR INFANTE R/R Age 33
Third Base: MIKE MOUSTAKAS L/R Age 26
Shortstop: ALCIDES ESCOBAR R/R Age 28
Left Field ALEX GORDON L/R Age 31
Center Field: LORENZO CAIN R/R Age 29
Right Field: ALEX RIOS R/R Age 34
DH: KENDRYS MORALES S/R Age 31
Batter Bench Notable: JARROD DYSON L/R Age 30
Starting Pitcher 1: YORANDO VENTURA R/R Age 23
Starting Pitcher 2: DANNY DUFFY L/L Age 26
Starting Pitcher 3: EDINSON VOLQUEZ R/R Age 31
Starting Pitcher 4: JASON VARGAS L/L Age 32
Starting Pitcher 5: JEREMY GUTHRIE R/L Age 36
Closer: GREG HOLLAND R/R Age 29
Pitcher Bench Notable: WADE DAVIS R/R Age 29
NOTABLE INJURIES: KRIS MEDLEN coming off Tommy John surgery is on the 60 day DL.
PROJECTION: 2ND place in the AL Central. Projected wins = 83.
MVP: YORANDO VENTURA
POTENTIAL ROOKIE IMPACT: LHPs BRANDON FINNEGAN and BRIAN FLYNN are expected to be the first callups should any starters miss significant time.
COMMENTS: A very cohesive team, this team has shown it plays above its metrics, behind some strong young arms and more on the way they should stay in the mix all year.