Steve Walker
Kansas City Royals (ML)
Steve Walker
Birthdate:
Aug. 16, 2000 (24 y, 8 m, 19 d)
Born In:
Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
CF
Bats/Throws:
L/L
Height/Weight:
6'2"/189
Entry:
2019 Draft - Round: 9, Overall: 267, Team: Kansas City Royals
Contract:
$750k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
0 years, 28 days

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
21 74 14 3 1 0 7 4 5 17 6 1 0.189 0.250 0.507 0.230 0.246 39 -0.08 0.76

2025 Season Fielding Summary

Team Pos G IP PO A E Fld % Eff ZR
KC - MLB
CF 21 183.0 56 6 0 1.0000 0.9932 0.761
Current Status
MLB Service Time 0 years, 28 days
40-man Service Time 0 years, 28 days
Time as Pro 6 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Options Used - This Year 0 - No
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty High
Desire for Win Low
Greed Normal
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic High
Popularity
National Unknown
Local Unknown
Current Contract
2025 $750k ($643k left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 10 12 6 14 10
vs R 10 13 7 15 10
vs L 9 9 5 10 9
Potential 10 12 6 14 10
Fielding C IF OF
Range 10 16
Error 7 15
Arm 1 7 12
Turn DP 1
C Ability 1
Position
Left Field 18
Center Field 13
Right Field 8
Run/Bunt
Speed 17
Stealing 20
Running 20
Sac Bunt 12
Bunt for Hit 9
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 1 4 1
vs R 1 4 1
vs L 1 4 1
Potential 1 4 2
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 2 2
Other Pitching
Velocity 80-83 mph
GB % 47%
Stamina 1
Hold 1
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2025-04-05
LF defense decreased from 19 to 18
2025-02-23
RF defense decreased from 9 to 8
Weight decreased from 190 to 189
2025-02-08
Avoid Ks increased from 9 to 10
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 8 to 9
LF defense decreased from 20 to 19
Movement Potential decreased from 7 to 4
Movement decreased from 7 to 4
Movement vs R decreased from 7 to 4
Movement vs L decreased from 7 to 4
Weight decreased from 193 to 190
2024-10-07
Contact vs L increased from 8 to 9
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 9 to 10
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 7 to 8
2024-09-16
Weight decreased from 194 to 193
2024-09-02
Bunt for Hit decreased from 10 to 9
Weight increased from 193 to 194
2024-08-26
RF defense increased from 8 to 9
2024-08-12
Bunt for Hit increased from 9 to 10
RF defense decreased from 9 to 8
2024-07-22
Infield Arm decreased from 8 to 7
2024-05-20
Bunt for Hit decreased from 10 to 9
LF defense increased from 19 to 20
2024-05-13
Bunt for Hit increased from 9 to 10
2024-05-06
Weight increased from 192 to 193
2024-04-22
LF defense decreased from 20 to 19
Weight decreased from 193 to 192
2024-04-15
Contact increased from 9 to 10
Avoid Ks increased from 8 to 9
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 8 to 9
Speed decreased from 18 to 17
Weight increased from 192 to 193
2024-02-09
Weight increased from 191 to 192
2024-01-17
Bunt for Hit decreased from 10 to 9
CF defense decreased from 14 to 13
Weight increased from 190 to 191
2023-11-09
Power Potential increased from 5 to 6
Power increased from 5 to 6
Power vs R increased from 6 to 7
Power vs L increased from 4 to 5
Speed decreased from 19 to 18
Infield Range decreased from 11 to 10
RF defense decreased from 10 to 9
Weight increased from 188 to 190
2023-09-11
Contact vs R increased from 9 to 10
Power vs R increased from 5 to 6
Eye Potential increased from 13 to 14
Eye increased from 13 to 14
Eye vs R increased from 14 to 15
Avoid Ks increased from 7 to 8
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 6 to 7
RF defense increased from 9 to 10
Weight increased from 187 to 188
2023-07-17
Sac Bunt decreased from 13 to 12
Outfield Range decreased from 17 to 16
CF defense decreased from 15 to 14
RF defense increased from 8 to 9
Weight increased from 186 to 187
2023-05-29
Power increased from 4 to 5
Power vs R increased from 4 to 5
Power vs L increased from 3 to 4
Eye increased from 12 to 13
Eye vs R increased from 13 to 14
Eye vs L increased from 9 to 10
Avoid Ks increased from 6 to 7
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 6 to 8
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 5 to 6
Baserunning increased from 19 to 20
Weight increased from 185 to 186
2023-02-26
Power increased from 3 to 4
Eye increased from 10 to 12
Eye vs R increased from 11 to 13
Eye vs L increased from 8 to 9
Weight increased from 184 to 185
2022-10-14
Eye increased from 9 to 10
Eye vs R increased from 10 to 11
Eye vs L increased from 7 to 8
Baserunning increased from 18 to 19
LF defense increased from 18 to 20
RF defense increased from 7 to 8
2022-07-31
Contact increased from 8 to 9
Contact vs L increased from 7 to 8
Power vs R increased from 3 to 4
Power vs L increased from 2 to 3
Eye vs R increased from 9 to 10
Eye vs L increased from 6 to 7
Speed increased from 18 to 19
Infield Range decreased from 12 to 11
Outfield Range increased from 16 to 17
Outfield Error increased from 14 to 15
LF defense increased from 16 to 18
CF defense increased from 14 to 15
Weight increased from 183 to 184
2022-05-29
Contact vs R increased from 8 to 9
Power increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks increased from 4 to 6
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 5 to 6
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 4 to 5
Sac Bunt increased from 12 to 13
Bunt for Hit decreased from 11 to 10
Speed increased from 16 to 18
Baserunning increased from 16 to 18
Outfield Arm increased from 11 to 12
LF defense increased from 10 to 16
CF defense increased from 12 to 14
Weight increased from 182 to 183
2021-04-10
Stealing decreased from 21 to 20

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 24 21 83 74 14 3 1 0 7 4 5 17 6 1 0.189 0.250 0.507 0.2456 0.230 -0.08
Total - MLB
MLB
21 83 74 14 3 1 0 7 4 5 17 6 1 0.189 0.250 0.507 0.2456 0.230 -0.08

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
Omaha - PCL
OMA - PCL
2024 23 125 507 412 108 24 4 10 41 68 82 95 29 11 0.262 0.388 0.801 0.3161 0.364 2.67
Omaha - PCL
OMA - PCL
2023 22 41 166 135 32 6 1 2 16 21 23 38 7 4 0.237 0.352 0.693 0.3158 0.327 0.16
NWA - TEX
2023 22 82 314 240 58 19 1 4 41 48 68 67 27 2 0.242 0.410 0.789 0.3176 0.377 1.96
NWA - TEX
2022 21 66 272 236 63 12 1 5 29 40 29 69 17 3 0.267 0.348 0.738 0.3515 0.349 0.86
Lexington - SAL
LEX - SAL
2022 21 50 172 145 33 11 2 3 16 28 23 44 7 2 0.228 0.337 0.730 0.3000 0.341 0.88
NWA - TEX
2021 20 69 275 244 49 12 2 2 23 26 25 76 9 0 0.201 0.285 0.576 0.2814 0.280 -0.53
WIL - CAR
2021 20 65 244 211 56 19 1 1 24 35 29 64 10 1 0.265 0.357 0.736 0.3716 0.342 1.34
BUR - APP
2020 19 63 246 209 59 24 9 1 31 30 26 83 5 0 0.282 0.371 0.868 0.4603 0.387 1.54
IDA - PIO
2019 18 69 281 237 50 11 3 0 21 24 29 92 14 0 0.211 0.326 0.609 0.3425 0.292 -0.61
None - None
None - None
2019 18 26 131 107 52 12 4 2 31 44 19 6 23 1 0.486 0.570 1.299 0.5051 0.555 2.84
Total - ??
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26 131 107 52 12 4 2 31 44 19 6 23 1 0.486 0.570 1.299 0.5051 0.555 2.84
Total - AAA
AAA
166 673 547 140 30 5 12 57 89 105 133 36 15 0.256 0.380 0.775 0.3160 0.355 2.83
Total - AA
AA
217 861 720 170 43 4 11 93 114 122 212 53 5 0.236 0.350 0.703 0.3167 0.337 2.28
Total - A
A
115 416 356 89 30 3 4 40 63 52 108 17 3 0.250 0.349 0.733 0.3427 0.342 2.22
Total - R
R
132 527 446 109 35 12 1 52 54 55 175 19 0 0.244 0.347 0.730 0.3971 0.336 0.93

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
KC - MLB
2025 CF 21 183.0 56 6 0 1.000 3.049 0.993 0.76
Total CF 21 183.0 56 6 0 0.76

TheShow Hitting Log

Date Opp Score AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB HBP SF SB CS WPA Avg OBP OPS
May 4, 2025
May 4
MIN 4 - 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.08
May 3, 2025
May 3
MIN 2 - 9 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.06
April 30, 2025
Apr 30
@CHA 3 - 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.05
April 29, 2025
Apr 29
@CHA 3 - 8 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.03
April 28, 2025
Apr 28
@CHA 3 - 7 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.05
April 27, 2025
Apr 27
@TEX 8 - 6 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 -0.08
April 26, 2025
Apr 26
@TEX 2 - 5 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.09
April 25, 2025
Apr 25
@TEX 6 - 2 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.05
April 24, 2025
Apr 24
@TEX 4 - 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
April 23, 2025
Apr 23
SF 3 - 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.06
April 22, 2025
Apr 22
SF 1 - 14 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 -0.04
April 20, 2025
Apr 20
LAA 4 - 1 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.04
April 18, 2025
Apr 18
LAA 9 - 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.04
April 16, 2025
Apr 16
OAK 3 - 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.07
April 14, 2025
Apr 14
OAK 9 - 3 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.15
April 13, 2025
Apr 13
@HOU 2 - 0 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.03
April 12, 2025
Apr 12
@HOU 6 - 5 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0.02
April 11, 2025
Apr 11
@HOU 4 - 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.03
April 10, 2025
Apr 10
@MIN 0 - 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.04
April 9, 2025
Apr 9
@MIN 0 - 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.09
April 7, 2025
Apr 7
@MIN 0 - 7 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 -0.00
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
All-Star 2024 Omaha (PCL)
2023 Northwest Arkansas (TEX)
Championship Series MVP 2021 Northwest Arkansas (TEX)
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Leaderboard Appearances
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