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Current Status
Free Agent since 2021-11-07 * Definition of FA
High Level
Proper Name
Derek Starling
Stat Years
2012-2021  [mlb] 2019-2020
6-4 / 215
Right / Right
CF (673) ... RF (113) ... LF (10) ... dh (2)
Draft Position
Born Date/Place
1992-08-03 in Gardner, Kansas   [29.121]
High School
Gardner Edgerton (Gardner,KS)
Selected by the Kansas City Royals in Round #1 (#5 overall) of the 2011 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Signing Scouts
Blake Davis,Lonnie Goldberg,Mitch Webster
MLB Debut
2019-07-12 - Boxscore  (Age: 26.343)
Service Time
1.147 (2020)
KCA [10]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 165352 ... retro id: starb001 ... mlbam id: 605490
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Career Batting Statistics

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    2012Burlington RoyalsAppRkkca2319cf---1532003555821033101287030122.275.371.485.8562329720.395.210.37212.0730.172.5020.04.3136.4
    2013Lexington LegendsSALAkca1120cf---21254355110521413632235312860418.241.329.398.72749817338.322.157.30910.6425.702.4233.52.6136.2
    2014Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+kca1621cf---31324826710523495417249150130504.218.304.338.64254916336.253.120.2938.9327.323.0653.61.6434.3
    2015Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+kca1622cf---41244617402122171700010.386.471.6141.08551276.409.228.60013.7333.332.4322.03.9235.3
    2015Northwest Arkansas NaturalsTexAAkca622cf---4913315184194103245309121213.254.318.426.74436614133.260.172.3198.2024.863.0333.12.7339.3
    2016Northwest Arkansas NaturalsTexAAkca623cf---5622332843151523101158160104.185.251.322.5732557521.240.137.2575.8831.765.4046.61.9648.8
    2016Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAAkca3023cf---5471661430802171076402102.
    2017Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAAkca624rf-cf---680278356914172154196533009.248.303.381.68430310622.205.133.3016.2721.453.4239.72.3131.9
    2018Idaho Falls ChukarsPioRkkca-25cf---758543014005200000.500.6921.2501.942131041.375.750.60038.4615.380.408.07.69100.0
    2018Arizona Royals ArizRkkca-25cf---7411330035000410000.273.3331.0911.42412123.818.818.0000.0033.330.003.725.00100.0
    2018Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAAkca-25cf---71135592002105601001.257.350.314.66441112.229.057.31012.2014.631.200.00.0022.2
    2019Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAAkca-26cf---872261348111273893215900303.310.358.448.80628511720.241.138.3747.3720.702.8137.32.4624.7
    2019Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca1126cf-rfL-S-E-P8561862640704122095611004.215.255.317.5721975911.161.102.2864.5728.436.2246.52.0327.5
    2020Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca1127cfL-S-E-P9355951010150042700100.
    2021Omaha Storm ChasersAAA_EastAAAkca1128cf-rf---1027971825617171072500102.258.305.557.8621055414.381.299.2736.6723.813.5713.96.6756.0
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)9124531508051720138311104.
    American League Totals (2 yrs)9124531508051720138311104.
    Minor League Totals69424843346051281869304812023973734717536.244.317.393.7102781976215.270.149.3168.5926.503.0836.02.4835.5
    Minor: Rk Totals6221943621121442101337640122.283.385.543.92825711927.452.260.36912.8429.572.3015.65.4543.5
    Minor: A Totals1254355110521413632235312860418.241.329.398.72749817338.322.157.30910.6425.702.4233.52.6136.2
    Minor: A+ Totals14452673122274116619356167130514.232.318.361.67960019042.266.129.3149.3327.832.9847.81.8334.4
    Minor: AA Totals1535647912734515551464517281317.225.290.383.67362121654.252.158.2957.2527.703.8237.62.4242.5
    Minor: AAA Totals21074088189353167816752194364015.255.305.376.68180527854.203.121.3246.4624.103.7346.21.9928.6
    Kansas City Royals Totals (2 yrs)9124531508051720138311104.
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    2012Burlington RoyalsAppRk19CF5300.0132643142138.9722.600.0080.3100.01
    2013Lexington LegendsSALA20CF11800.0233631242239.9882.000.0085.594.41
    2014Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+21CF13000.02651425281279.9932.100.0094.998.51
    2015Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+22CF1100.02610027271.0002.500.007.991.74
    2015NW Arkansas NaturalsTexAA22CF7500.01713011741741.0002.300.0054.082.41
    2015NW Arkansas NaturalsTexAA22RF900.02300023231.0002.600.006.59.94
    2016NW Arkansas NaturalsTexAA23CF5100.0117621125123.9842.400.0036.482.32
    2016NW Arkansas NaturalsTexAA23RF800.0200202220.9092.500.005.712.95
    2016Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAA23CF4400.01017031081081.0002.500.0031.493.61
    2016Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAA23RF100.02000221.0002.
    2017Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAA24LF200.0201032.6671.
    2017Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAA24CF3700.0885119493.9892.500.0026.246.32
    2017Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAA24RF4000.09263010198.9702.500.0028.450.01
    2018Idaho Falls ChukarsPioRk25CF800.06000661.0000.800.0010.5160.05
    2018Arizona Royals ArizRk25CF600.04000441.0000.700.0011.5150.04
    2018Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAA25CF1000.02400024241.0002.400.007.190.94
    2018Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAA25RF100.0201032.6672.
    2019Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAA26CF5100.0112523119117.9832.300.0036.770.81
    2019Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAA26RF1800.03530038381.0002.100.0012.925.03
    2019KC RoyalsALMLB26LF6226.03000331.0000.500.123.710.73
    2019KC RoyalsALMLB26CF3634283.29050195951.0002.600.3422.264.32
    2019KC RoyalsALMLB26RF2313133.2300103130.9681.300.2314.241.13
    2020Kansas City RoyalsALMLB27lf102.0000000.0000.
    2020Kansas City RoyalsALMLB27cf2916154.23200032321.0001.100.2148.382.91
    2020Kansas City RoyalsALMLB27rf103.0000000.0000.
    2020Kansas City RoyalsALMLB27dh200.0000000.0000.
    2021Omaha Storm Chasers Storm ChasersAAA_EastAAA28LF100.01000111.0001.
    2021Omaha Storm Chasers Storm ChasersAAA_EastAAA28CF1400.02100021211.0001.500.000.051.93
    2021Omaha Storm Chasers Storm ChasersAAA_EastAAA28RF1200.0171101918.9471.500.000.044.45
    MLB Totals - (lf)7228300010.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (cf)655043712250112.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (RF)24131363001011.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (dh)200000000.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (LF)200201011.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (CF)14200325173712.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (RF)600013194012.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (CF)1260028892212.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (RF)17004302013.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (CF)14100291152512.0000.000.00---------
    A Totals - (CF)1180023363112.0000.000.00---------
    Rk Totals - (CF)670014264312.0000.000.00---------
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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