Willie Anderson
Kansas City Royals (ML)
Willie Anderson
Birthdate:
March 24, 1998 (26 y, 7 m, 17 d)
Born In:
New York, NY, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'0"/191
Entry:
2017 Draft - Round: 4, Overall: 98, Team: Kansas City Royals
Contract:
$750k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
3 years, 105 days

2024 Season Pitching Summary

Team G GS IP W-L SV SD MD BB K ERA FIP FIP- xFIP WAR
KC - MLB
36 36 238.1 13-10 0 0 0 71 280 3.512 3.167 77 3.137 6.17

2024 Season Batting Summary

Team G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS wOBA BABIP wRC+ WAR ZR
KC - MLB
2 6 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.333 0.333 0.833 0.360 0.400 128 -0.20 -2.31

2024 Season Fielding Summary

Team Pos G IP PO A E Fld % Eff ZR
KC - MLB
P 36 238.1 11 23 1 0.9714 1.0822 -2.313
Current Status
MLB Service Time 3 years, 105 days
40-man Service Time 4 years, 99 days
Time as Pro 7 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Options Used - This Year 2 - No
Personality
Leadership Low
Loyalty High
Desire for Win Normal
Greed Very High
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Very Low
Popularity
National Insignficant
Local Insignficant
Current Contract
2024 $750k ($0 left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 5 7 2 14 3
vs R 5 7 2 14 3
vs L 5 7 2 15 3
Potential 5 7 2 14 3
Fielding C IF OF
Range 1 2
Error 8 3
Arm 1 11 7
Turn DP 1
C Ability 1
Position
Pitcher 7
Run/Bunt
Speed 1
Stealing 10
Running 7
Sac Bunt 7
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 20 12 14
vs R 20 12 14
vs L 20 12 14
Potential 20 12 14
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 15 15
Changeup 20 20
Splitter 17 17
Other Pitching
Velocity 92-94 mph
GB % 51%
Stamina 18
Hold 16
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2024-11-05
Contact increased from 4 to 5
Contact vs R increased from 4 to 5
2024-11-01
Contact decreased from 5 to 4
Contact vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Control Potential decreased from 15 to 14
Control decreased from 15 to 14
Control vs R decreased from 15 to 14
Control vs L decreased from 15 to 14
Stamina decreased from 19 to 18
2024-10-23
Weight increased from 190 to 191
2024-10-07
Stamina increased from 18 to 19
2024-09-09
Weight increased from 189 to 190
2024-09-02
Stamina decreased from 19 to 18
2024-08-12
Control Potential increased from 14 to 15
Control increased from 14 to 15
Control vs R increased from 14 to 15
Control vs L increased from 14 to 15
2024-07-08
Control Potential decreased from 15 to 14
Control decreased from 15 to 14
Control vs R decreased from 15 to 14
Control vs L decreased from 15 to 14
GB% increased from 49% to 51%
2024-06-10
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 4 to 3
Control Potential increased from 14 to 15
Control increased from 14 to 15
Control vs R increased from 14 to 15
Control vs L increased from 14 to 15
2024-04-07
Weight decreased from 190 to 189
2024-03-20
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 3 to 4
2024-01-17
Infield Range decreased from 2 to 1
P defense decreased from 8 to 7
Hold increased from 15 to 16
Weight increased from 189 to 190
2023-11-13
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Insignficant
National Popularity increased from Unknown to Insignficant
2023-11-09
Outfield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Hold decreased from 16 to 15
Weight increased from 187 to 189
2023-09-11
Weight increased from 186 to 187
2023-07-17
Gap increased from 6 to 7
Gap vs R increased from 6 to 7
Sac Bunt decreased from 8 to 7
2023-05-29
Gap decreased from 7 to 6
Gap vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Eye increased from 13 to 14
Eye vs R increased from 13 to 14
Eye vs L increased from 14 to 15
Movement Potential decreased from 13 to 12
Movement decreased from 13 to 12
Movement vs R decreased from 13 to 12
Movement vs L decreased from 13 to 12
GB% decreased from 51% to 49%
Hold increased from 15 to 16
Fastball increased from 14 to 15
2023-02-26
Speed decreased from 2 to 1
Outfield Range decreased from 4 to 3
Stuff Potential increased from 17 to 20
Stuff increased from 16 to 20
Stuff vs R increased from 16 to 20
Stuff vs L increased from 16 to 20
Control Potential decreased from 15 to 14
Control increased from 12 to 14
Control vs R increased from 12 to 14
Control vs L increased from 12 to 14
Velocity increased from 91-93 mph to 92-94 mph
GB% decreased from 52% to 51%
Stamina increased from 18 to 19
Hold decreased from 16 to 15
Fastball increased from 13 to 14
Changeup Pot increased from 4 to 20
Changeup increased from 4 to 20
Splitter Pot increased from 16 to 17
Splitter increased from 16 to 17
Position changed from RP to SP
Role changed from RP to SP
Weight increased from 184 to 186
Local Popularity decreased from Fair to Unknown
2022-10-14
Sac Bunt increased from 7 to 8
Outfield Error decreased from 4 to 3
Control Potential decreased from 16 to 15
2022-07-31
Outfield Arm decreased from 8 to 7
P defense decreased from 9 to 8
Control Potential decreased from 17 to 16
GB% increased from 51% to 52%
Stamina decreased from 19 to 18
Weight increased from 181 to 184
2022-05-29
Control increased from 11 to 12
Control vs R increased from 11 to 12
Control vs L increased from 11 to 12
GB% decreased from 54% to 51%
Hold increased from 15 to 16
Changeup Pot increased from 3 to 4
Changeup increased from 3 to 4
Position changed from CL to RP
Role changed from CL to RP
Weight decreased from 183 to 181
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Fair
2021-04-10
GB% increased from 53% to 54%

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
KC - MLB
2024 26 36 36 238.1 13-10 0 280 71 28.66% 7.27% 2.56% 73.84% 52.05% 0.292 3.512 3.167 77 3.137 0.34 6.17
KC - MLB
2023 25 30 37 212.1 13-11 0 210 70 23.86% 7.95% 3.07% 79.23% 49.00% 0.286 3.560 4.003 99 3.911 -0.44 2.99
KC - MLB
2022 24 0 89 87.1 7-5 7 70 37 18.42% 9.74% 2.89% 73.80% 46.82% 0.333 4.844 4.581 114 4.573 0.26 -0.37
KC - MLB
2021 23 0 8 3.1 0-0 0 2 2 10.00% 10.00% 5.00% 34.88% 62.50% 0.462 18.900 7.790 190 5.243 11.11 -0.14
KC - MLB
2020 22 0 22 36.1 1-2 5 37 17 23.27% 10.69% 4.40% 79.65% 47.76% 0.295 4.706 5.216 129 4.154 -0.51 -0.43
Total - MLB
MLB
66 192 577.2 34-28 12 599 197 24.79% 8.15% 2.94% 75.63% 49.86% 0.298 3.895 3.844 95 3.715 0.05 8.22

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
Omaha - PCL
OMA - PCL
2021 23 0 62 60.2 2-2 41 56 25 22.49% 10.04% 1.20% 89.51% 56.56% 0.248 1.484 3.790 76 4.403 -2.31 0.93
Lexington - SAL
LEX - SAL
2020 22 0 2 1.1 0-0 1 2 0 40.00% 0.00% 20.00% 0.00% 100.00% 0.000 6.750 10.536 261 0.786 -3.79 -0.10
Lexington - SAL
LEX - SAL
2019 21 1 42 48.2 6-4 10 58 26 26.48% 11.87% 1.83% 83.81% 42.68% 0.349 3.144 3.722 91 3.479 -0.58 0.47
Total - AAA
AAA
0 62 60.2 2-2 41 56 25 22.49% 10.04% 1.20% 89.51% 56.56% 0.248 1.484 3.790 76 4.403 -2.31 0.93
Total - A
A
1 44 50.0 6-4 11 60 26 26.79% 11.61% 2.23% 84.29% 44.05% 0.347 3.240 3.904 95 3.407 -0.66 0.37

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA WAR
KC - MLB
2024 26 2 6 6 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.333 0.333 0.833 0.4000 0.360 -0.20
KC - MLB
2023 25 4 9 7 2 1 0 0 1 1 2 3 0 0 0.286 0.444 0.873 0.5000 0.395 -0.16
KC - MLB
2022 24 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
KC - MLB
2020 22 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
Total - MLB
MLB
14 15 13 4 2 0 0 1 1 2 4 0 0 0.308 0.400 0.862 0.4444 0.381 -0.36

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA WAR
None - None
None - None
2017 19 23 119 97 39 7 1 0 22 31 19 10 2 1 0.402 0.492 0.986 0.4382 0.435 1.49
Total - ??
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23 119 97 39 7 1 0 22 31 19 10 2 1 0.402 0.492 0.986 0.4382 0.435 1.49

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
KC - MLB
2024 P 36 238.1 11 23 1 0.971 1.284 1.082 -2.31
KC - MLB
2023 P 37 212.1 9 22 2 0.939 1.314 1.006 -2.33
KC - MLB
2022 P 77 87.1 4 10 0 1.000 1.443 0.985 -0.99
KC - MLB
2021 P 7 3.1 0 1 0 1.000 2.700 0.989 -0.04
KC - MLB
2020 P 21 36.1 1 3 0 1.000 0.991 0.986 -0.24
Total P 178 577.2 25 59 3 -5.91

TheShow Pitching Log

Date Opp Score GS IP H R ER HR BB K IBB HBP GB FB BF PI GSC WPA ERA FIP
Oct. 19, 2024
Oct 19
BOS 3 - 7 2.0 8 7 7 2 1 3 0 0 1 2 15 59 4 -0.47
Oct. 12, 2024
Oct 12
CHA 4 - 3 8.0 3 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 12 4 27 113 90 0.36
Oct. 3, 2024
Oct 3
@CLE 4 - 2 8.2 4 2 2 1 1 15 0 0 7 4 31 109 85 0.31
Sept. 28, 2024
Sep 28
CHA 1 - 2 2.2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 3 10 32 54 0.09
Sept. 27, 2024
Sep 27
MIN 1 - 2 7.0 4 1 1 0 2 9 0 0 7 4 26 114 76 0.20
Sept. 22, 2024
Sep 22
CLE 5 - 3 7.2 4 3 3 0 3 13 0 0 6 3 29 115 76 0.15
Sept. 17, 2024
Sep 17
@CHA 8 - 9 7.0 9 6 5 4 1 4 0 0 10 6 31 116 24 -0.24
Sept. 12, 2024
Sep 12
OAK 3 - 4 6.0 7 4 4 1 1 8 0 0 7 2 26 112 50 -0.22
Sept. 7, 2024
Sep 7
ATL 6 - 0 8.2 3 0 0 0 1 13 0 0 4 9 30 120 97 0.23
Sept. 2, 2024
Sep 2
@HOU 2 - 1 8.0 4 1 1 1 1 7 0 0 7 8 28 107 76 0.34
Aug. 28, 2024
Aug 28
@LAA 1 - 2 7.0 5 1 1 1 0 8 0 0 6 7 27 107 71 0.32
Aug. 23, 2024
Aug 23
CHA 6 - 2 8.1 3 2 2 2 1 13 0 0 6 6 29 120 77 0.31
Aug. 17, 2024
Aug 17
TEX 0 - 3 5.0 2 1 1 0 4 11 0 0 2 1 20 98 66 0.16
Aug. 12, 2024
Aug 12
@BOS 2 - 7 5.1 8 6 6 3 2 5 0 0 3 7 25 88 21 -0.25
Aug. 7, 2024
Aug 7
DET 4 - 8 7.0 2 0 0 0 5 7 0 0 9 5 28 121 75 0.37
Aug. 1, 2024
Aug 1
NYN 1 - 0 9.0 2 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 13 7 29 98 97 0.66
July 27, 2024
Jul 27
@TOR 1 - 7 4.0 6 6 6 3 0 6 0 0 3 3 18 68 22 -0.29
July 21, 2024
Jul 21
@DET 8 - 4 8.1 7 3 3 1 2 8 0 1 9 8 35 120 65 0.22
July 14, 2024
Jul 14
BOS 5 - 6 4.0 5 6 6 1 5 5 0 0 3 4 22 96 25 -0.45
July 9, 2024
Jul 9
CLE 3 - 2 7.0 8 1 1 0 1 10 0 0 3 8 30 108 71 0.08
July 4, 2024
Jul 4
@JAC 2 - 4 8.0 4 2 2 1 3 8 0 0 5 11 31 105 70 0.30
June 29, 2024
Jun 29
@CLE 3 - 1 8.2 4 1 0 0 1 9 0 1 8 8 34 120 88 0.43
June 23, 2024
Jun 23
CHA 8 - 0 9.0 5 0 0 0 1 10 0 1 5 9 31 114 92 0.28
June 17, 2024
Jun 17
@TEX 3 - 6 6.0 7 3 3 1 0 8 0 0 4 5 24 107 55 -0.14
June 12, 2024
Jun 12
@SEA 2 - 1 7.0 6 1 1 1 3 7 0 0 10 3 29 108 62 0.22
June 7, 2024
Jun 7
MIN 5 - 4 5.1 6 4 4 0 6 7 0 0 4 4 27 112 43 -0.35
June 2, 2024
Jun 2
TOR 4 - 2 8.0 3 2 0 1 2 5 0 0 8 11 30 104 71 0.21
May 28, 2024
May 28
@CHA 4 - 13 6.0 9 6 6 2 3 5 0 0 6 6 29 106 27 -0.49
May 22, 2024
May 22
CHN 2 - 10 3.2 9 8 8 0 4 4 0 0 1 5 23 103 16 -0.41
May 16, 2024
May 16
@OAK 8 - 3 7.0 9 3 3 0 0 8 0 0 7 6 30 114 63 0.06
May 11, 2024
May 11
MIN 3 - 7 5.0 5 3 3 0 3 5 0 0 7 3 23 105 50 -0.16
May 5, 2024
May 5
@WAS 3 - 1 8.0 6 0 0 0 2 9 0 1 12 4 35 114 81 0.52
April 30, 2024
Apr 30
@DET 7 - 9 4.2 8 6 6 1 4 5 0 0 4 4 25 95 25 -0.37
April 25, 2024
Apr 25
SEA 11 - 4 6.1 6 4 4 0 2 10 0 1 3 6 28 114 60 0.03
April 20, 2024
Apr 20
PHI 4 - 2 7.0 7 2 2 0 2 9 0 0 6 4 28 106 67 0.19
April 14, 2024
Apr 14
@CHA 3 - 6 4.0 7 6 6 0 4 2 0 0 3 7 24 116 26 -0.33
April 9, 2024
Apr 9
BAL 5 - 4 6.0 7 3 3 0 1 10 0 0 3 4 25 112 61 -0.08

TheShow Hitting Log

Date Opp Score AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB HBP SF SB CS WPA Avg OBP OPS
July 4, 2024
Jul 4
@JAC 2 - 4 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.07
May 5, 2024
May 5
@WAS 3 - 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.08
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
Pitcher of the Year 2021 Omaha (PCL)
2018 Burlington (APP)
All-Star 2021 Omaha (PCL)
Pitcher of the Month Aug 2021 Omaha (PCL)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink0
Grey Ink4
Similar Players (RP)
Note: See Baseball Reference formula (primary position)
Leaderboard Appearances
Year H/9 Rank
2023 7.884 7
2024 7.401 7
Year G Rank
2022 89 3
Year GS Rank
2024 36 1
Year IP Rank
2024 238.1 3
Year BF Rank
2024 977 3
Year K Rank
2023 210 8
2024 280 2
Year WP Rank
2024 12 10
Year BABIP Rank
2023 0.286 8
Year WHIP Rank
2024 1.120 7
Year CG Rank
2023 4 3
2024 2 9
Year SHO Rank
2023 2 2
2024 2 3
Year WAR Rank
2024 6.2 3