Liam Farrell
Kansas City Royals (ML)
Liam Farrell
Birthdate:
Aug. 18, 1997 (27 y, 6 m, 5 d)
Born In:
La Palma, CA, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
R/L
Height/Weight:
6'0"/202
Entry:
2016 Draft - Round: 3, Overall: 81, Team: Houston Astros
Contract:
$2.8M / 1 year
ML Service Time:
3 years, 132 days

No statistics this season

Current Status
MLB Service Time 3 years, 132 days
40-man Service Time 4 years, 164 days
Time as Pro 9 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Options Used - This Year 3 - No
Personality
Leadership Low
Loyalty Very Low
Desire for Win High
Greed Very Low
Intelligence Very High
Work Ethic High
Popularity
National Unknown
Local Unknown
Current Contract
2025 $2.8M ($2.8M left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 9 7 2 13 10
vs R 8 7 2 13 10
vs L 9 7 2 14 10
Potential 9 7 2 13 10
Fielding C IF OF
Range 1 1
Error 4 4
Arm 1 12 6
Turn DP 1
C Ability 1
Position
Pitcher 1
Run/Bunt
Speed 3
Stealing 1
Running 3
Sac Bunt 6
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 13 11 15
vs R 13 11 15
vs L 13 12 15
Potential 13 11 15
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 13 13
Curveball 14 14
Slider 12 12
Changeup 13 13
Splitter 12 12
Forkball 12 12
Other Pitching
Velocity 92-94 mph
GB % 61%
Stamina 20
Hold 17
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2025-02-08
Sac Bunt increased from 5 to 6
Outfield Arm decreased from 7 to 6
P defense decreased from 4 to 1
Stuff vs L decreased from 14 to 13
Movement Potential decreased from 13 to 11
Movement decreased from 13 to 11
Movement vs R decreased from 12 to 11
Movement vs L decreased from 13 to 12
Hold increased from 16 to 17
2024-10-19
Stuff Potential decreased from 14 to 13
Stuff decreased from 14 to 13
Stuff vs R decreased from 14 to 13
Stuff vs L decreased from 15 to 14
Position changed from SP to RP
Role changed from SP to RP
2024-10-07
Sac Bunt decreased from 6 to 5
Weight increased from 201 to 202
2024-08-12
Weight increased from 200 to 201
2024-07-22
Outfield Error decreased from 5 to 4
2024-06-17
Movement vs R decreased from 13 to 12
2024-04-15
Control vs L decreased from 16 to 15
2024-04-07
Slider Pot decreased from 13 to 12
Slider decreased from 13 to 12
2024-03-20
Control Potential decreased from 16 to 15
Control decreased from 16 to 15
2024-02-25
Weight decreased from 201 to 200
2024-02-03
Weight increased from 200 to 201
2024-01-17
Weight increased from 199 to 200
2023-11-09
Stamina increased from 19 to 20
Weight decreased from 200 to 199
2023-09-11
Speed decreased from 4 to 3
Weight increased from 198 to 200
2023-05-29
Stuff Potential increased from 13 to 14
Stuff increased from 13 to 14
Stuff vs R increased from 13 to 14
Stuff vs L increased from 14 to 15
Slider Pot increased from 12 to 13
Slider increased from 12 to 13
Position changed from RP to SP
Role changed from RP to SP
2023-02-26
Control Potential increased from 15 to 16
Control increased from 15 to 16
Weight increased from 197 to 198
2022-10-14
Contact Potential increased from 8 to 9
Contact increased from 8 to 9
Control increased from 14 to 15
Control vs R increased from 14 to 15
Control vs L increased from 15 to 16
GB% decreased from 62% to 61%
Weight decreased from 198 to 197
2022-07-31
Movement vs R increased from 12 to 13
GB% increased from 60% to 62%
Weight decreased from 199 to 198
2022-05-29
Power increased from 1 to 2
Power vs R increased from 1 to 2
Power vs L increased from 1 to 2
Baserunning increased from 2 to 3
Outfield Error decreased from 6 to 5
Stuff Potential decreased from 14 to 13
Stuff decreased from 14 to 13
Movement vs R decreased from 13 to 12
Control vs R increased from 13 to 14
Control vs L increased from 14 to 15
GB% decreased from 62% to 60%
Stamina increased from 18 to 19
Curveball Pot increased from 13 to 14
Curveball increased from 12 to 14
Position changed from SP to RP
Role changed from SP to RP
Weight increased from 198 to 199
2021-04-10
Outfield Arm decreased from 8 to 7
Control increased from 13 to 14
Control vs L increased from 13 to 14

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 30 33 214.0 15-10 0 150 73 16.61% 8.08% 2.44% 75.51% 49.45% 0.297 3.701 4.252 104 4.625 -0.55 2.36
KC - MLB
2023 25 13 14 84.2 6-4 0 66 16 18.44% 4.47% 2.23% 73.03% 54.34% 0.346 4.252 3.519 87 3.807 0.73 1.69
KC - MLB
2022 24 2 76 80.1 8-2 5 71 22 21.85% 6.77% 3.38% 75.38% 57.32% 0.279 3.697 4.041 101 3.551 -0.34 0.24
Houston - MLB
HOU - MLB
2021 23 0 8 16.0 0-0 0 21 7 30.88% 10.29% 1.47% 81.63% 42.31% 0.316 2.813 2.977 72 3.574 -0.16 0.26
KC - MLB
2021 23 10 14 64.2 6-4 0 49 15 17.44% 5.34% 2.85% 64.44% 60.29% 0.345 5.567 4.079 99 3.726 1.49 0.71
Houston - MLB
HOU - MLB
2020 22 12 12 85.1 4-7 0 58 22 16.25% 6.16% 3.64% 71.73% 51.37% 0.292 4.535 4.762 118 4.343 -0.23 0.29
Total - MLB
MLB
67 157 545.0 39-27 5 415 155 18.11% 6.76% 2.75% 73.28% 52.75% 0.308 4.112 4.129 101 4.158 -0.02 5.55

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
2023 25 10 10 68.1 6-2 0 46 14 17.04% 5.19% 1.85% 77.27% 55.03% 0.262 2.898 3.579 77 4.049 -0.68 1.73
Omaha - PCL
OMA - PCL
2021 23 14 15 94.2 7-3 0 92 16 23.96% 4.17% 2.08% 75.41% 51.38% 0.313 3.137 3.419 69 3.657 -0.28 2.88
Lancaster - CAL
LAN - CAL
2019 21 4 4 23.1 2-0 0 24 9 25.53% 9.57% 1.06% 86.47% 53.66% 0.300 1.929 3.164 79 3.385 -1.24 0.59
Total - AAA
AAA
24 25 163.0 13-5 0 138 30 21.10% 4.59% 1.99% 76.17% 53.03% 0.291 3.037 3.486 72 3.821 -0.45 4.61
Total - A
A
4 4 23.1 2-0 0 24 9 25.53% 9.57% 1.06% 86.47% 53.66% 0.300 1.929 3.164 79 3.385 -1.24 0.59

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 1 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.333 0.333 0.667 0.3333 0.297 -0.41
KC - MLB
2023 25 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.09
KC - MLB
2022 24 2 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
2021 23 1 4 3 2 0 0 1 3 2 1 0 0 0 0.667 0.750 2.417 0.5000 0.920 0.15
Houston - MLB
HOU - MLB
2020 22 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.04
Total - MLB
MLB
6 10 9 3 0 0 1 3 3 1 1 0 0 0.333 0.400 1.067 0.2857 0.457 -0.39

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
KC - MLB
2024 P 33 214.0 12 24 1 0.973 1.514 0.938 -3.98
KC - MLB
2023 P 14 84.2 7 10 0 1.000 1.807 1.090 -0.42
KC - MLB
2022 P 68 80.1 4 8 0 1.000 1.344 1.085 -0.42
Houston - MLB
HOU - MLB
2021 P 7 16.0 2 3 0 1.000 2.813 0.989 -0.16
KC - MLB
2021 P 14 64.2 3 6 0 1.000 1.253 0.989 -0.60
Houston - MLB
HOU - MLB
2020 P 12 85.1 3 17 1 0.952 2.109 1.042 -0.14
Total P 148 545.0 31 68 2 -5.72
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
All-Star 2023 Omaha (PCL)
2020 Fresno (PCL)
Pitcher of the Month Jul 2023 Omaha (PCL)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink0
Grey Ink10
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year W Rank
2024 15 7
Year BF Rank
2024 903 8
Year CG Rank
2020 3 8
2024 3 6
Year SHO Rank
2020 1 3
2021 1 9
Year Hits Rank
2024 213 7