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Danny Duffy

Daniel Richard Duffy

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 205 lb.

Born: December 21, 1988 in Goleta, CA
High School: Cabrillo HS (Lompoc, CA)
Drafted
by the Kansas City Royals in the 3rd round of the 2007 amateur draft.
Signed June 18, 2007. (All Transactions)
Debut: May 18, 2011 (Age 22.148, 17,549th in MLB history)   vs. TEX 4.0 IP, 4 H, 4 SO, 6 BB, 2 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2011 season [*]
Team: Royals 2011-2015
2016 Contract Status: Signed thru 2016, 1 yr/$4.23M (16) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2016): 4.085, Arb Eligible: 2017, Free Agent: 2018 [*], Agents: ACES (Sam & Seth Levinson) [*]
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Standard Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W Awards
2011 22 KCR AL 4 8 .333 5.64 20 20 0 0 0 0 105.1 119 66 66 15 51 1 87 5 1 4 474 73 4.82 1.614 10.2 1.3 4.4 7.4 1.71
2012 23 KCR AL 2 2 .500 3.90 6 6 0 0 0 0 27.2 26 13 12 2 18 1 28 0 1 0 121 108 3.96 1.590 8.5 0.7 5.9 9.1 1.56
2013 24 KCR AL 2 0 1.000 1.85 5 5 0 0 0 0 24.1 19 5 5 0 14 0 22 1 0 2 104 226 3.09 1.356 7.0 0.0 5.2 8.1 1.57
2014 25 KCR AL 9 12 .429 2.53 31 25 1 0 0 0 149.1 113 52 42 12 53 2 113 5 0 5 606 156 3.83 1.112 6.8 0.7 3.2 6.8 2.13
2015 26 KCR AL 7 8 .467 4.08 30 24 1 0 0 1 136.2 137 64 62 15 53 0 102 9 0 11 588 101 4.43 1.390 9.0 1.0 3.5 6.7 1.92
5 Yrs 24 30 .444 3.80 92 80 2 0 0 1 443.1 414 200 187 44 189 4 352 20 2 22 1893 107 4.22 1.360 8.4 0.9 3.8 7.1 1.86
162 Game Avg. 9 12 .444 3.80 36 32 1 0 0 0 175 164 79 74 17 75 2 139 8 1 9 748 107 4.22 1.360 8.4 0.9 3.8 7.1 1.86
AL (5 yrs) 24 30 .444 3.80 92 80 2 0 0 1 443.1 414 200 187 44 189 4 352 20 2 22 1893 107 4.22 1.360 8.4 0.9 3.8 7.1 1.86
Hold your mouse over the values in the Saves, ERA, or FIP columns for additional information.

Player Value--Pitchers

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Awards
2011 22 KCR AL 105.1 20 20 66 5.64 4.59 0.12 0.17 100.0 4.64 -12 -1.2 -0.1 -0.2 -1 .440 .493
2012 23 KCR AL 27.2 6 6 13 4.23 4.49 0.06 0.17 100.5 4.62 1 0.1 -0.0 0.4 4 .521 .501 $487,750
2013 24 KCR AL 24.1 5 5 5 1.85 4.27 0.53 0.16 105.9 4.14 6 0.7 -0.0 0.9 8 .636 .504 $505,125
2014 25 KCR AL 149.1 31 25 52 3.13 4.32 0.23 0.14 104.9 4.43 19 2.2 1.30 -0.1 3.6 35 .571 .514
2015 26 KCR AL 136.2 30 24 64 4.21 4.42 0.24 0.14 102.9 4.44 2 0.2 .73 -0.1 1.5 16 .507 .501 $2,425,000
5 Seasons 443.1 92 80 200 4.06 4.42 0.21 0.15 102.9 4.48 16 2.0 1.01 -0.3 6.1 63 .522 .504 $3,417,875

Postseason Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg Series Rslt Opp W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
2014 25 KCR AL ALDS W LAA 1 0 1.000 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 1.000 9.0 0.0 0.0 9.0
2014 25 KCR AL WS L SFG 0 0 4.91 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.2 2 2 2 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 17 1.636 4.9 0.0 9.8 9.8 1.00
2015 26 KCR AL ALDS W HOU 0 0 13.50 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1.500 13.5 13.5 0.0 0.0
2015 26 KCR AL ALCS W TOR 1 0 1.000 6.00 2 0 1 0 0 0 3.0 4 2 2 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 12 1.333 12.0 0.0 0.0 18.0
2015 ❍ 26 KCR AL WS W NYM 0 0 3.86 3 0 0 0 0 0 2.1 2 1 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 8 0.857 7.7 3.9 0.0 11.6
2 Yrs (5 Series) 2 0 1.000 5.06 9 0 1 0 0 0 10.2 10 6 6 2 4 0 14 0 0 0 44 1.313 8.4 1.7 3.4 11.8 3.50
2 ALDS 1 0 1.000 5.40 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.2 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 1.200 10.8 5.4 0.0 5.4
1 ALCS 1 0 1.000 6.00 2 0 1 0 0 0 3.0 4 2 2 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 12 1.333 12.0 0.0 0.0 18.0
2 WS 0 0 4.50 5 0 0 0 0 0 6.0 4 3 3 1 4 0 7 0 0 0 25 1.333 6.0 1.5 6.0 10.5 1.75

Batting Against -- Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PAu G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS BAbip TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB ROE
2011 22 KCR AL 20 474 414 66 119 24 8 15 11 9 51 87 .287 .371 .493 .864 .331 204 6 5 2 2 1 2
2012 23 KCR AL 6 121 103 13 26 10 0 2 2 1 18 28 .252 .364 .408 .771 .329 42 3 0 0 0 1 1
2013 24 KCR AL 5 104 89 5 19 2 2 0 2 1 14 22 .213 .327 .281 .608 .284 25 2 1 0 0 0 0
2014 25 KCR AL 31 606 541 52 113 21 2 12 5 3 53 113 .209 .284 .322 .605 .240 174 7 5 3 4 2 7
2015 26 KCR AL 30 588 518 64 137 18 5 15 5 2 53 102 .264 .340 .405 .746 .300 210 17 9 3 5 0 3
5 Yrs 92 1893 1665 200 414 75 17 44 25 16 189 352 .249 .331 .393 .724 .289 655 35 20 8 11 4 13
162 Game Avg. 36 748 658 79 164 30 7 17 10 6 75 139 .249 .331 .393 .724 .289 259 14 8 3 4 2 5
MLB Averages .254 .318 .398 .716 .297

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg PtchR PtchW Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI LevHi LevMd LevLo
2011 22 KCR AL -15.3 -1.5 496 -1.9 9.0 -10.9 1.09 -1.5 -0.2 -13.3 -1.3 0.96 -16.9 0 0 0
2012 23 KCR AL 1.0 0.1 126 0.1 2.4 -2.3 1.10 0.1 0.0 1.6 0.2 0.96 0.7 0 0 0
2013 24 KCR AL 6.3 0.7 110 0.7 2.2 -1.5 1.13 0.4 0.2 6.3 0.7 0.97 4.4 0 0 0
2014 25 KCR AL 20.3 2.2 626 1.4 10.8 -9.3 .99 2.0 -0.5 15.9 1.7 0.90 22.6 2 2 2
2015 26 KCR AL 2.2 0.2 607 -0.1 9.9 -10.0 .98 -0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.95 -1.9 0 3 3
5 Yrs 14.4 1.7 1965 0.2 34.3 -34.1 1.03 0.7 -0.5 10.5 1.2 0.94 8.9 2 5 5

Starting Pitching*

Data only available back to 1914
Year Age Tm Lg G GS Wgs Lgs ND Wchp Ltuf Wtm Ltm tmW-L% Wlst Lsv CG SHO QS QS% GmScA Best Wrst BQR BQS sDR lDR RS/GS RS/IP IP/GS Pit/GS <80 80-99 100-119 ≥120 Max
2011 22 KCR AL 20 20 4 8 8 1 3 6 14 .300 3 0 0 0 8 40% 45.1 63 12 8 3 0 10 4.7 5.3 5.3 98 0 12 8 0 119
2012 23 KCR AL 6 6 2 2 2 1 1 4 2 .667 0 0 0 0 2 33% 50.2 74 31 7 2 0 4 4.8 3.5 4.6 88 1 1 4 0 113
2013 24 KCR AL 5 5 2 0 3 0 0 5 0 1.000 0 2 0 0 2 40% 56.2 71 46 7 1 0 3 4.7 2.3 4.9 94 0 4 1 0 103
2014 25 KCR AL 31 25 8 11 6 4 6 12 13 .480 0 3 0 0 13 52% 56.9 78 24 23 4 1 10 3.4 3.1 5.9 95 3 12 9 0 114
2015 26 KCR AL 30 24 7 8 9 1 0 13 11 .542 3 3 0 0 8 33% 49.0 69 25 17 2 0 11 3.9 3.8 5.3 92 3 14 7 0 113
5 Yrs 92 80 23 29 28 7 10 40 40 .500 6 8 0 0 33 41% 51 78 12 62 12 1 38 4.1 3.8 5.4 94 7 43 29 0 119
MLB Averages .500 52% 52 104 -16 4.2 4.2 5.9 95

Reliever Pitching*

Data only available back to 1914
Year Age Tm Lg G GR GF Wgr Lgr SVOpp SV BSv SV% SVSit Hold IR IS IS% 1stIP aLI LevHi LevMd LevLo Ahd Tie Bhd Runr Empt >3o <3o IPmult 0DR Out/GR Pit/GR
2014 25 KCR AL 31 7 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0% 6 .988 2 2 2 3 2 1 1 5 4 3 4 0 3.6 26
2015 26 KCR AL 30 6 1 0 0 1 1 0 100% 3 2 3 0 0% 7 .978 0 3 3 4 0 2 2 4 1 2 2 0 4.2 24
2 Yrs 61 13 2 1 1 1 1 0 100% 5 3 4 0 0% .983 2 5 5 7 2 3 3 9 5 5 6 0 3.8 25

Ratio Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB DPopp DPs DP%
2011 22 KCR AL 474 27% 3.2% 18.4% 10.8% 9.9% 40% 0.64 0.92 66% 19% 8.9% 15% 89 6 7%
2012 23 KCR AL 121 22% 1.7% 23.1% 14.9% 9.9% 46% 0.50 0.66 60% 21% 5.0% 20% 16 3 19%
2013 24 KCR AL 104 27% 0.0% 21.2% 13.5% 3.9% 21% 0.47 0.61 64% 27% 0.0% 4% 26 2 8%
2014 25 KCR AL 606 23% 2.0% 18.7% 8.8% 5.8% 31% 0.59 0.59 69% 21% 5.5% 19% 105 7 7%
2015 26 KCR AL 588 20% 2.6% 17.4% 9.0% 6.5% 28% 0.65 0.93 69% 27% 7.2% 17% 117 17 15%
5 Yrs 1893 23% 2.3% 18.6% 10.0% 7.2% 33% 0.61 0.76 68% 23% 6.5% 17% 353 35 10%
MLB Averages 45% 2.5% 19.8% 7.9% 7.5% 33% 0.83 1.11 68% 22% 7.6% 13% 11%

Pitch Summary -- Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1st% 30% 30c 30s 02% 02c 02s 02h L/SO S/SO L/SO% 3pK 4pW PAu Pitu Stru
2011 22 KCR AL 477 1955 4.10 1210 61.9% 28.5% 14.4% 29.8% 27.4% 71.5% 0.1% 44.3% 79.9% 51.8% 5.7% 27 14 23.1% 110 70 10 19 68 21.8% 22 12 0 0 0
2012 23 KCR AL 121 527 4.36 318 60.8% 25.8% 17.3% 33.3% 23.6% 74.2% 1.9% 45.1% 76.7% 52.1% 8.3% 10 7 21.5% 26 17 3 4 24 14.3% 6 2 0 0 0
2013 24 KCR AL 105 470 4.48 281 59.8% 24.9% 18.5% 32.7% 23.8% 75.1% 0.0% 44.9% 75.4% 54.3% 6.7% 7 2 25.7% 27 14 1 6 16 27.3% 2 5 0 0 0
2014 25 KCR AL 607 2428 4.00 1545 63.8% 26.0% 12.5% 33.3% 28.2% 74.0% 0.6% 47.2% 83.1% 59.0% 5.4% 33 20 29.0% 176 115 8 35 78 31.0% 22 11 0 0 0
2015 26 KCR AL 589 2360 4.01 1517 64.3% 25.9% 14.8% 31.3% 27.9% 74.1% 0.0% 47.6% 80.0% 56.9% 4.2% 25 18 29.2% 172 115 10 22 80 21.6% 16 7 0 0 0
5 Yrs 1899 7740 4.08 4871 63.0% 26.5% 14.4% 31.8% 27.3% 73.5% 0.3% 46.3% 80.5% 55.8% 5.4% 102 61 26.9% 511 331 32 86 266 24.4% 68 37 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 64.0% 27.4% 16.1% 27.2% 29.3% 72.6% 1.4% 46.4% 77.9% 60.1% 4.6% 24.2% 24.0%

Baserunning & Situational Stats*

Hits Home Runs Advances Baserunning
Year Age Tm Lg PA H Inf Bnt All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd <2,3B Scr SO % ROE WP PB SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS BT PAu
2011 22 KCR AL 474 119 15 2 15 0 6 11 4 7 8 18 9 4 50% 2 4 0 184 11 9 55% 9 8 2 0 0 1 7 7 7 0
2012 23 KCR AL 121 26 0 0 2 0 4 2 0 2 0 3 1 1 33% 1 0 0 41 2 1 67% 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 0
2013 24 KCR AL 104 19 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 44 2 1 67% 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
2014 25 KCR AL 606 113 12 0 12 1 6 12 0 3 9 14 7 2 50% 7 5 0 201 5 3 63% 4 3 1 0 0 0 6 1 10 0
2015 26 KCR AL 588 137 14 1 15 0 9 15 0 5 10 28 17 4 61% 3 11 0 230 5 2 71% 5 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 19 0
5 Yrs 1893 414 44 4 44 1 25 40 4 17 27 63 35 11 56% 13 22 1 700 25 16 61% 21 15 4 0 0 1 17 11 41 0
MLB Averages 52% 72%

Cumulative Pitching

Year Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W ERA+
2011 22 4 8 .333 5.64 20 20 0 0 0 0 105.1 119 66 66 15 51 1 87 5 1 4 474 73 1.614 10.2 1.3 4.4 7.4 1.71 73
2012 23 6 10 .375 5.28 26 26 0 0 0 0 133.0 145 79 78 17 69 2 115 5 2 4 595 78 1.609 9.8 1.2 4.7 7.8 1.67 78
2013 24 8 10 .444 4.75 31 31 0 0 0 0 157.1 164 84 83 17 83 2 137 6 2 6 699 87 1.570 9.4 1.0 4.7 7.8 1.65 87
2014 25 17 22 .436 3.67 62 56 1 0 0 0 306.2 277 136 125 29 136 4 250 11 2 11 1305 110 1.347 8.1 0.9 4.0 7.3 1.84 110
2015 26 24 30 .444 3.80 92 80 2 0 0 1 443.1 414 200 187 44 189 4 352 20 2 22 1893 107 1.360 8.4 0.9 3.8 7.1 1.86 107

Neutralized Pitching

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 688 total runs (4.25 R/G)
How this works
Year Age W L W-L% ERA IP H R ER HR BB SO HBP WHIP H9 BB9 SO9 SO/W HR9 Gact
2011 22 5 7 .417 4.89 105.0 118 63 57 15 51 87 5 1.610 10.1 4.4 7.5 1.71 1.3 20
2012 23 2 1 .667 3.54 28.0 25 12 11 2 17 28 0 1.500 8.0 5.5 9.0 1.65 0.6 6
2013 24 2 1 .667 1.50 24.0 18 4 4 0 13 22 1 1.292 6.8 4.9 8.3 1.69 0.0 5
2014 25 10 7 .588 2.84 149.0 114 52 47 12 53 113 5 1.121 6.9 3.2 6.8 2.13 0.7 31
2015 26 8 7 .533 3.61 137.0 136 61 55 15 53 102 9 1.380 8.9 3.5 6.7 1.92 1.0 30
5 Yrs 27 23 .540 3.53 443.0 411 192 174 44 187 352 20 1.350 8.3 7.2 1.88 0.9 92



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Losses s c a p y
2014 AL  12 (8th)

Wild Pitches s c a p y
2015 AL  11 (7th)

Adj. Pitching Runs s c a p y
2014 AL  20 (10th)

Adj. Pitching Wins s c a p y
2014 AL  2.2 (10th)

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 7 (1147), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
JAWS Starting Pitcher (1150th), 6.1 career WAR/6.1 7yr-peak WAR/6.1 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 62) = 73.9 career WAR/50.3 7yr-peak WAR/62.1 JAWS

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