Bobby Witt Jr.
3B,SS - KC
Bobby Witt Jr. went 1-for-5 with a run scored and a stolen base in Kansas City’s 5-2 extra-inning win against the Guardians on Monday.
Witt joins Ronald Acuna, Mike Trout, Alex Rodriguez, and Barry Bonds as the only players 22 or younger to hit 20 home runs and steal 30 bases. Witt has been as advertised in his rookie season and fantasy managers in dynasty formats have no business not keeping him. Witt is slashing with 20 home runs, 80 RBI, 82 runs scored, and 30 stolen bases in 583 at-bats this season.
Bobby Witt Jr. went 2-for-4 with one run scored and a stolen base in Kansas City’s 4-1 win against the Twins on Thursday.
Witt stole his 28th base of the season and first since September 7. Witt’s 28 steals are good for sixth in the Majors and fourth in the American League. Witt has now hit safely in six straight games and 12 of his last 13 going 17-for-52 (.327) during that span. Witt is slashing .254/.294/.439 with 20 home runs, 76 RBI, 77 runs scored, and 28 stolen bases in 544 at-bats this season.
Bobby Witt Jr. went 1-for-5 with a three-run home run in Kansas City’s 12-2 win over the Tigers on Saturday.
Witt becomes just the fifth first-year player and fifth Royals player all-time to record 20 home runs and 20 stolen bases in the same season. His three-run homer off Michael Pineda in the 3rd inning put Kansas City up for good. Witt is slashing .248/.288/.444 with 20 home runs, 69 RBI, 68 runs scored, and 26 stolen bases in 480 at-bats this season.
Bobby Witt Jr. went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Kansas City’s 4-2 loss to the White Sox on Wednesday.
Witt hit his 19th home run of the season when he took Lance Lynn deep in the 4th inning. Witt finishes August with five home runs, 15 RBI, 16 runs scored, and six stolen bases. The roomie is slashing .251/.292/.446 with 19 home runs, 66 RBI, 67 runs scored, and 26 stolen bases in 466 at-bats this season.
Bobby Witt Jr. went 1-for-3 with a walk, a run scored, and two stolen bases in Kansas City’s 4-3 loss to San Diego on Saturday.
Witt swiped his 25th and 26th bases of the season on Saturday and he now has stolen six bags in August. Witt’s 26 steals has him tied for fourth in the Majors and alone in third in the American League. Witt is just five steals behind Jon Berti’s Major League-leading 31. Witt is slashing .254/.297/.447 with 18 home runs, 64 RBI, and 64 runs scored in 452 at-bats as he continues his stellar rookie season.