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Bubba StarlingTrack this Player High Level: AAA Current Team: Omaha (AAA) - Kansas City Royals
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsCF-519, RF-58, LF-2Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMinors Leaguers
Proper NameDerek Starling
Height6-4Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 3,1992 [26.048]PlaceGardner,Kansas
High SchoolGardner Edgerton (Gardner,KS)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 1st round (5th overall) of the 2011 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$7,500,000Signing ScoutsBlake DavisLonnie GoldbergMitch WebsterService Time0.037 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2012-MLB-#24 ... 2012-KCA-#2 ... 2013-MLB-#35 ... 2013-KCA-#2 ... 2014-KCA-#8 ... 2016-KCA-#3   [PIPE] 2016-KCA-#7
OrganizationsKCA [7] Awards2
TBC Player ID165352MLBAM ID605490
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed70Power75Contact24XBH75RBIs46Runs68Hitting40Durability69Team.482Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2012Burlington RoyalsAppRkkca23cf19532003555821033101287030122.275.371.485.8569720232.372.210.395.36912.0730.172.504.3120.0036.36
2013Lexington LegendsSALAkca11cf201254355110521413632235312860418.241.329.398.72717338498.309.157.322.32210.6425.702.422.6133.4636.19
2014Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+kca16cf211324826710523495417249150130504.218.304.338.64216336549.293.120.253.2918.9327.323.061.6453.5634.29
2015Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+kca16cf221244617402122171700010.386.471.6141.08527651.600.228.409.45913.7333.332.433.9222.0035.29
2015Northwest Arkansas NaturaTexAAkca6cf22913315184194103245309121213.254.318.426.74414133366.319.172.260.3228.2024.863.032.7333.1039.29
2015Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         103375571012341244663710821223.269.337.448.78516839417.346.179.277.3398.8725.902.922.8831.2538.61
2016Northwest Arkansas NaturaTexAAkca6cf23622332843151523101158160104.185.251.322.5737521255.257.137.240.2525.8831.765.401.9646.6048.84
2016Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAAkca30cf23471661430802171076402102.181.213.265.4784410176.277.084.133.2093.9836.369.141.1483.0033.33
2016Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         10939942732317401112214562206.183.235.298.53311931431.265.115.195.2355.1033.646.591.6257.0042.47
2017Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAAkca6cf2480278356914172154196533009.248.303.381.68410622303.301.133.205.2976.2721.453.422.3139.7131.88
2018Idaho Falls ChukarsPioRkkcaof2558543014005200000.500.6921.2501.94210413.600.7501.375.70938.4615.380.407.698.00100.00
2018Arizona RoyalsArizRkkcacf25411330035000400000.273.2731.0911.36412311.000.818.818.5540.0036.360.0027.273.67100.00
2018Totals for Rk-Rk         919873049005600000.368.5001.1581.65822724.333.7901.053.63820.8325.001.2016.674.75100.00
2018Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAAkcacf251135592002105600000.257.350.314.66411240.310.057.229.30212.5015.001.200.000.0022.22
2018Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         205413165041110101200000.296.406.6111.01733964.316.315.519.42815.6318.751.206.2513.5056.25
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter62222233005241171662266721721867833614532.236.311.386.6978591952494.309.150.274.0008.7427.193.112.4935.8537.21
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter138479541082419407431135351011.225.276.336.61216134519.295.111.182.0005.9726.014.351.7353.2231.48
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1535647912734515551464517281317.225.290.383.67321654621.295.158.252.0007.2527.703.822.4237.6042.52
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter14452673122274116619356167130514.232.318.361.67919042600.314.129.266.0009.3327.832.981.8347.8234.43
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1254355110521413632235312860418.241.329.398.72717338498.309.157.322.00010.6425.702.422.6133.4636.19
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6221943621121442101337630122.283.383.543.92611927256.369.260.452.00012.8929.692.305.4715.6443.55
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625797813630416691945717792418.236.311.386.69722451650.309.150.274.0008.7427.193.112.4935.8537.21

Fielding Statistics

TopStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2012Burlington Royals AppRkkca19CF53--132643142138.9722.60------53100.080.3
2013Lexington Legends SALAkca20CF118--233631242239.9882.03------12594.485.5
2014Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca21CF130--2651425281279.9932.15------13298.594.9
2015Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca22CF11--261--27271.0002.45------1291.77.9
2015Northwest Arkansas Naturals TexAAkca22CF75--1713-11741741.0002.32------9182.454.0
2015Northwest Arkansas Naturals TexAAkca22RF9--23---23231.0002.56------919.96.5
2016Northwest Arkansas Naturals TexAAkca23CF51--117621125123.9842.41------6282.336.4
2016Northwest Arkansas Naturals TexAAkca23RF8--20-2-2220.9092.50------6212.95.7
2016Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca23CF44--1017-31081081.0002.45------4793.631.4
2016Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca23RF1--2---221.0002.00------472.10.7
2017Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca24RF40--9263-10198.9702.45------8050.028.4
2017Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca24CF37--885119493.9892.51------8046.326.2
2017Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca24LF2--2-1-32.6671.00------802.51.4
AAA Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF81--1891214202201.9952.48------810.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF41--9463-103100.9712.44------410.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF2--2-1-32.6671.00------20.00.0
AA Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF126--288922299297.9932.36------1260.00.0
AA Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF17--43-2-4543.9562.53------170.00.0
A+ Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF141--2911525308306.9942.17------1410.00.0
A Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF118--233631242239.9882.03------1180.00.0
Rk Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF53--132643142138.9722.60------530.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2012Burlington Royals AppRkkca19-------53---
2013Lexington Legends SALAkca20-------118---
2014Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca21-------130---
2015Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca22-------11---
2015Northwest Arkansas Naturals TexAAkca22-------759--
2016Northwest Arkansas Naturals TexAAkca23-------518--
2016Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca23-------441--
2017Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca24------23740--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2014Peoria JavelinasArizona Fall LgMinor21207971450050033000000.177.207.241.44819582.286.064.1013.6636.5910.000.000.0035.71
2014Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2111000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2015Surprise SaguarosArizona Fall LgMinor2222841023204105062500000.274.322.440.76237690.345.166.2986.6727.784.174.4421.0026.09
2015Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB22816341001001810000.250.333.313.6465118.500.063.1255.5644.448.000.000.0025.00
2016Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB231230441013000900000.133.133.267.4008230.150.134.1330.0030.000.003.3330.0050.00
2017Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB241220360002002410000.300.391.300.6916023.375.000.1008.7017.392.000.000.000.00
2018Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB25711230011002400001.273.385.545.9306113.333.272.45515.3830.772.007.6911.0033.33
Arizona Fall League Totals - 2 yrs421631737704155095500000.227.267.344.6115611172.317.117.2025.2331.986.112.3340.7529.73
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs4078121720270052520001.218.282.321.60325485.294.103.1675.8829.415.002.3539.0023.53

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2011High School All-American - 1st Team (UT)1
2012Appalachian League All-Star (UT)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-04-27OFKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL and assigned to Omaha (AAA)25.267Team Roster on 2018-04-27
2018-03-29OFKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Left oblique strain25.238Team Roster on 2018-03-29
2017-11-01OFKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL25.090Team Roster on 2017-11-01
2017-08-26OFKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL25.023Team Roster on 2017-08-26
2017-08-23OFKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Strained oblique25.020Team Roster on 2017-08-23
2017-08-11OFKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list25.008Team Roster on 2017-08-11
2017-07-13OFKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Injured24.344Team Roster on 2017-07-13
2016-07-02OFKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Omaha (AAA)23.333Team Roster on 2016-07-02
2016-04-07OFKansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)23.247Team Roster on 2016-04-07
2016-03-15OFKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to minors23.224Team Roster on 2016-03-15
2015-11-22OFKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors23.111Team Roster on 2015-11-22
2015-06-06OFKansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list22.307Team Roster on 2015-06-06
2015-05-15OFKansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured22.285Team Roster on 2015-05-15
2015-04-24OFKansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)22.264Team Roster on 2015-04-24
2014-04-12OFKansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Wilmington (A+)21.252Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2013-04-14OFKansas City RoyalsLexington (A)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Lexington (A)20.254Team Roster on 2013-04-14
2012-06-28OFKansas City RoyalsBurlington (Rk)-Minors--19.329Team Roster on 2012-06-28
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-08-15ContractSigned by Royals 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.