Liam Farrell
Kansas City Royals (ML)
Liam Farrell
Birthdate:
Aug. 18, 1997 (27 y, 11 m, 17 d)
Born In:
La Palma, CA, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
R/L
Height/Weight:
6'0"/201
Entry:
2016 Draft - Round: 3, Overall: 81, Team: Houston Astros
Contract:
$2.8M / 1 year
ML Service Time:
4 years, 80 days

2025 Season Pitching Summary

Team G GS IP W-L SV SD MD BB K ERA FIP FIP- xFIP WAR
KC - MLB
20 20 145.0 10-6 0 0 0 42 81 3.041 3.387 89 4.195 2.72

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
2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 -132 -0.53 -3.70

2025 Season Fielding Summary

Team Pos G IP PO A E Fld % Eff ZR
KC - MLB
P 20 145.0 3 17 1 0.9524 0.9367 -3.705
Current Status
MLB Service Time 4 years, 80 days
40-man Service Time 5 years, 112 days
Time as Pro 9 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Options Used - This Year 3 - No
Personality
Leadership Low
Loyalty Low
Desire for Win High
Greed Very Low
Intelligence Very High
Work Ethic High
Popularity
National Unknown
Local Unknown
Current Contract
2025 $2.8M ($1.02M left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Contract Extension
2026 $2.96M
2027 $3.4M
2028 $4.04M
2029 $4.04M
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 2
Sac Bunt 5
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 14 11 15
vs R 14 10 15
vs L 14 11 15
Potential 14 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 % 59%
Stamina 20
Hold 17
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2025-08-04
Baserunning decreased from 3 to 2
2025-07-07
Sac Bunt decreased from 6 to 5
Movement vs R decreased from 11 to 10
Movement vs L decreased from 12 to 11
GB% decreased from 61% to 59%
2025-06-02
Weight decreased from 202 to 201
2025-05-05
Sac Bunt increased from 5 to 6
2025-04-14
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 13 to 14
Position changed from RP to SP
Role changed from RP to SP
2025-03-18
Sac Bunt decreased from 6 to 5
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
2025 27 20 20 145.0 10-6 0 81 42 13.61% 7.06% 1.51% 76.60% 57.10% 0.276 3.041 3.387 89 4.195 -0.35 2.72
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
87 177 690.0 49-33 5 496 197 17.18% 6.82% 2.49% 73.97% 53.72% 0.301 3.887 3.973 99 4.166 -0.09 8.27

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
2025 27 2 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.53
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
8 15 14 3 0 0 1 3 3 1 3 0 0 0.214 0.267 0.695 0.2000 0.305 -0.92

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
KC - MLB
2025 P 20 145.0 3 17 1 0.952 1.241 0.937 -3.70
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 168 690.0 34 85 3 -9.42

TheShow Pitching Log

Date Opp Score GS IP H R ER HR BB K IBB HBP GB FB BF PI GSC WPA ERA FIP
July 30, 2025
Jul 30
@DET 11 - 14 7.0 11 5 5 1 3 1 0 0 12 4 31 108 34 0.03
July 25, 2025
Jul 25
CHA 3 - 4 7.0 5 3 3 2 4 4 0 0 10 6 29 109 47 0.00
July 20, 2025
Jul 20
TEX 1 - 0 8.0 4 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 11 7 29 119 81 0.48
July 13, 2025
Jul 13
@LAN 3 - 1 8.1 5 1 1 0 2 6 0 0 7 12 32 115 79 0.45
July 7, 2025
Jul 7
@SEA 4 - 2 7.0 5 2 2 0 1 4 0 0 13 4 29 110 68 0.24
July 2, 2025
Jul 2
@DET 2 - 4 7.0 8 4 4 1 3 3 0 0 8 7 29 106 45 -0.07
June 25, 2025
Jun 25
BOS 7 - 2 8.0 2 2 2 1 3 2 0 0 12 8 29 120 68 0.16
June 20, 2025
Jun 20
@LAA 6 - 1 8.2 6 1 1 0 1 7 0 2 10 7 33 116 82 0.24
June 14, 2025
Jun 14
@SD 1 - 3 6.2 11 3 3 0 1 2 0 0 12 6 32 115 49 0.04
June 7, 2025
Jun 7
CLE 1 - 5 6.0 7 4 4 1 5 3 0 0 7 6 28 107 37 -0.19
June 1, 2025
Jun 1
@CLE 5 - 0 8.0 4 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 14 7 30 116 75 0.32
May 26, 2025
May 26
@NYA 3 - 6 7.2 7 6 6 2 1 0 0 1 14 8 33 112 40 -0.29
May 21, 2025
May 21
NYA 5 - 0 9.0 4 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 6 10 28 106 94 0.42
May 15, 2025
May 15
@TB 6 - 5 7.0 4 5 2 0 1 6 0 0 9 5 26 108 63 -0.19
May 10, 2025
May 10
CLE 1 - 2 7.0 9 2 2 0 0 3 0 0 9 9 30 106 61 0.03
May 5, 2025
May 5
CHA 3 - 2 7.0 7 1 1 0 2 5 0 0 7 7 28 107 66 0.31
April 29, 2025
Apr 29
@CHA 3 - 8 5.0 15 8 8 0 2 2 0 0 4 6 29 91 14 -0.30
April 24, 2025
Apr 24
@TEX 4 - 1 7.0 8 1 1 1 2 7 0 0 4 9 31 112 60 0.31
April 18, 2025
Apr 18
LAA 9 - 3 5.2 7 2 2 0 4 7 0 0 5 3 26 117 53 0.02
April 11, 2025
Apr 11
@HOU 4 - 2 8.0 6 2 2 0 2 5 0 1 11 8 33 96 71 0.28

TheShow Hitting Log

Date Opp Score AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB HBP SF SB CS WPA Avg OBP OPS
July 13, 2025
Jul 13
@LAN 3 - 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.06
June 14, 2025
Jun 14
@SD 1 - 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.10
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
Similar Players (RP)
Note: See Baseball Reference formula (primary position)
Leaderboard Appearances
Year W Rank
2024 15 7
2025 10 7
Year IP Rank
2025 145.0 10
Year BF Rank
2024 903 8
Year CG Rank
2020 3 8
2024 3 6
Year SHO Rank
2020 1 3
2021 1 9
2025 1 3
Year Hits Rank
2024 213 7