Willie Anderson
Kansas City Royals (ML)
Willie Anderson
Birthdate:
March 24, 1998 (27 y, 7 m, 21 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:
$4.6M / 1 year
ML Service Time:
4 years, 105 days

2025 Season Pitching Summary

Team G GS IP W-L SV SD MD BB K ERA FIP FIP- xFIP WAR
KC - MLB
33 33 231.0 13-12 0 0 0 62 235 3.273 3.641 95 3.183 3.67

2025 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
3 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.429 0.429 0.857 0.377 0.429 144 -0.50 -4.98

2025 Season Fielding Summary

Team Pos G IP PO A E Fld % Eff ZR
KC - MLB
P 33 231.0 3 25 1 0.9655 1.0315 -4.978
Current Status
MLB Service Time 4 years, 105 days
40-man Service Time 5 years, 99 days
Time as Pro 8 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 Low
Popularity
National Fair
Local Fair
Current Contract
2025 $4.6M ($0 left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 5 6 2 14 3
vs R 5 6 2 14 3
vs L 5 7 2 15 3
Potential 5 7 2 14 3
Fielding C IF OF
Range 1 1
Error 8 2
Arm 1 11 6
Turn DP 1
C Ability 1
Position
Pitcher 1
Run/Bunt
Speed 1
Stealing 10
Running 7
Sac Bunt 7
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 20 10 15
vs R 20 11 15
vs L 20 10 15
Potential 20 10 15
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 15 15
Changeup 20 20
Splitter 16 16
Other Pitching
Velocity 92-94 mph
GB % 50%
Stamina 18
Hold 17
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2025-11-14
Local Popularity increased from Insignficant to Fair
National Popularity increased from Insignficant to Fair
2025-10-30
Movement vs R increased from 10 to 11
GB% increased from 49% to 50%
2025-09-29
Weight decreased from 192 to 191
2025-08-25
Gap decreased from 7 to 6
2025-08-04
Outfield Error decreased from 3 to 2
Outfield Arm decreased from 7 to 6
2025-07-28
Gap vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Avoid Ks decreased from 4 to 3
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 4 to 3
Weight decreased from 193 to 192
2025-06-16
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 3 to 4
2025-06-02
Eye vs R increased from 13 to 14
Eye vs L increased from 14 to 15
2025-05-12
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Avoid Ks decreased from 4 to 3
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 4 to 3
2025-04-28
Hold increased from 16 to 17
2025-04-21
Gap vs R increased from 6 to 7
2025-04-14
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 3 to 4
Movement Potential decreased from 11 to 10
Movement decreased from 11 to 10
Movement vs R decreased from 11 to 10
Movement vs L decreased from 11 to 10
GB% decreased from 51% to 49%
Splitter Pot decreased from 17 to 16
Splitter decreased from 17 to 16
2025-03-27
Gap vs R decreased from 7 to 6
2025-03-18
Eye vs R decreased from 14 to 13
Eye vs L decreased from 15 to 14
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Avoid Ks decreased from 4 to 3
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Splitter increased from 16 to 17
2025-02-08
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 3 to 4
Outfield Range decreased from 2 to 1
P defense decreased from 7 to 1
Movement Potential decreased from 12 to 11
Movement decreased from 12 to 11
Movement vs R decreased from 12 to 11
Movement vs L decreased from 12 to 11
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
Splitter decreased from 17 to 16
Weight increased from 191 to 193
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
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
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
2025 27 33 33 231.0 13-12 0 235 62 25.19% 6.65% 3.97% 83.09% 49.30% 0.269 3.273 3.641 95 3.183 -0.37 3.67
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 6.07
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 2.81
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 -0.47
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 -0.18
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 -0.45
Total - MLB
MLB
99 225 808.2 47-40 12 834 259 24.90% 7.73% 3.22% 77.47% 49.70% 0.290 3.717 3.786 95 3.563 -0.07 11.44

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 1.25
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 0.62
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 1.25
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 0.52

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 wRC+ WAR
KC - MLB
2025 27 3 8 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.429 0.429 0.857 0.4286 0.377 144 -0.50
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 0.360 128 -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 0.395 153 -0.15
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 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 0.00
Total - MLB
MLB
17 23 20 7 2 0 0 1 1 2 4 0 0 0.350 0.409 0.859 0.4375 0.380 143 -0.86

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 wRC+ 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 0.435 181 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 0.435 181 1.49

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
KC - MLB
2025 P 33 231.0 3 25 1 0.966 1.091 1.032 -4.98
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 211 808.2 28 84 4 -10.89

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. 1, 2025
Oct 1
DET 6 - 7 6.0 6 6 6 1 4 6 0 0 6 6 28 108 38 -0.18
Sept. 25, 2025
Sep 25
@TOR 4 - 3 8.0 4 3 3 2 0 7 0 0 9 8 28 89 66 0.23
Sept. 19, 2025
Sep 19
@CLE 1 - 4 6.0 8 3 3 0 1 5 0 0 8 4 26 113 54 -0.05
Sept. 14, 2025
Sep 14
MIN 2 - 11 7.0 11 7 7 2 1 8 0 0 3 9 32 109 33 -0.33
Sept. 9, 2025
Sep 9
@DET 3 - 5 6.0 7 4 4 2 4 7 0 0 4 5 27 113 37 -0.12
Sept. 3, 2025
Sep 3
TB 3 - 7 7.0 5 3 3 2 2 6 0 0 9 4 26 105 53 -0.05
Aug. 29, 2025
Aug 29
@CLE 6 - 2 7.0 6 2 0 0 1 7 0 1 7 6 29 108 69 0.19
Aug. 23, 2025
Aug 23
CLE 3 - 4 7.0 4 3 3 2 1 13 0 0 3 5 26 103 64 0.03
Aug. 18, 2025
Aug 18
OAK 5 - 2 8.0 4 2 2 2 2 8 0 0 6 9 29 110 66 0.19
Aug. 13, 2025
Aug 13
@STL 2 - 0 8.0 4 0 0 0 2 7 0 0 11 5 29 104 83 0.55
Aug. 8, 2025
Aug 8
SEA 12 - 3 6.0 5 1 1 0 2 7 0 0 5 5 24 101 66 0.01
Aug. 3, 2025
Aug 3
@BOS 6 - 5 6.0 6 2 2 1 2 6 0 0 2 9 25 113 54 0.14
July 28, 2025
Jul 28
@DET 3 - 5 7.0 6 4 4 1 4 9 0 0 7 4 30 111 53 -0.21
July 23, 2025
Jul 23
DET 5 - 0 8.1 7 0 0 0 2 7 0 0 12 6 34 110 79 0.27
July 18, 2025
Jul 18
TEX 0 - 4 7.0 9 4 4 2 1 9 0 0 8 4 31 106 47 -0.14
July 12, 2025
Jul 12
@LAN 5 - 4 7.0 6 4 4 2 4 6 0 0 5 9 30 104 44 -0.16
July 6, 2025
Jul 6
MIN 6 - 5 6.0 6 3 3 2 2 9 0 0 4 5 26 101 48 -0.11
July 1, 2025
Jul 1
@DET 1 - 2 5.1 7 1 1 0 1 6 0 0 3 5 25 108 59 -0.01
June 24, 2025
Jun 24
BOS 9 - 1 7.0 4 1 1 1 0 6 0 0 8 6 24 100 71 0.22
June 19, 2025
Jun 19
@LAA 2 - 0 8.0 3 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 7 13 27 100 83 0.58
June 13, 2025
Jun 13
@SD 3 - 4 7.0 6 4 4 1 3 4 0 0 8 9 30 115 50 -0.35
June 8, 2025
Jun 8
CLE 0 - 8 6.0 9 4 4 2 2 6 0 0 5 6 28 112 36 -0.18
June 2, 2025
Jun 2
DET 9 - 1 7.1 4 1 1 1 5 8 0 0 7 6 31 111 65 0.18
May 28, 2025
May 28
@NYA 0 - 3 8.0 10 3 2 1 1 8 0 0 3 10 33 109 59 -0.01
May 22, 2025
May 22
NYA 4 - 3 6.0 6 2 2 0 0 10 0 0 3 5 24 118 68 -0.01
May 16, 2025
May 16
BAL 8 - 4 6.0 7 3 3 1 1 10 0 0 2 5 25 111 55 -0.11
May 11, 2025
May 11
CLE 5 - 7 7.0 6 4 4 2 1 6 0 0 8 7 28 101 50 -0.00
May 6, 2025
May 6
CHA 1 - 2 8.0 5 1 1 1 0 7 0 0 4 13 29 98 76 0.36
April 30, 2025
Apr 30
@CHA 3 - 5 8.0 5 5 5 2 4 7 0 1 8 9 35 108 50 -0.22
April 25, 2025
Apr 25
@TEX 6 - 2 7.0 5 1 1 0 2 12 0 0 5 3 27 119 77 0.31
April 19, 2025
Apr 19
LAA 4 - 3 8.0 7 2 2 2 2 5 0 0 10 6 30 101 57 0.28
April 13, 2025
Apr 13
@HOU 2 - 0 8.0 3 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 11 5 28 110 90 0.50
April 7, 2025
Apr 7
@MIN 0 - 7 7.0 5 4 4 2 4 2 0 0 11 7 29 110 42 -0.16

TheShow Hitting Log

Date Opp Score AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB HBP SF SB CS WPA Avg OBP OPS
Aug. 13, 2025
Aug 13
@STL 2 - 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.01
July 12, 2025
Jul 12
@LAN 5 - 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.01
June 13, 2025
Jun 13
@SD 3 - 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.18
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 Sep 2025 Kansas City (MLB)
Aug 2021 Omaha (PCL)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink1
Grey Ink26
Leaderboard Appearances
Year G Rank
2022 89 3
Year GS Rank
2024 36 1
Year IP Rank
2024 238.1 3
2025 231.0 6
Year BF Rank
2024 977 3
2025 933 6
Year HR Rank
2025 37 4
Year K Rank
2023 210 8
2024 280 2
2025 235 4
Year WP Rank
2024 12 10
Year BABIP Rank
2023 0.286 8
Year WHIP Rank
2024 1.120 7
Year H/9 Rank
2023 7.884 7
2024 7.401 7
Year CG Rank
2023 4 3
2024 2 9
Year SHO Rank
2023 2 2
2024 2 3
Year WAR Rank
2024 6.1 3