PT TOMORROW: AL Central—Waters on the mend

Kansas City Royals

The team has gotten very little offensive production from their outfielders to this point, who have hit a combined .176/.250/.255 through 168 PA. Drew Waters (KC, OF) saw regular playing time down the stretch in 2022 but has been sidelined since the beginning of spring training due to an oblique strain. He is currently rehabbing and started playing in extended spring games this week.

Last season Waters struck out a lot during his 108 PA sample, but he did some good things when he made contact, leading to a .240/.324/.479 line to go with a 195 PX and 102 xPX. Strikeouts were an issue in the minors as well, but Waters flashed an enticing power/speed combo last season, with 18 HR and 18 SB across 474 PA between the...

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