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Whit Merrifield

Whit Merrifield

2B,LF - Philadelphia Phillies

Age: 35College: South CarolinaBats: RThrows: RCountry: USA

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PIT @ PHI
M. Keller #55
Sun, 4/14 1:35pm
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Rank H #203
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Roster %

 
Yahoo
19%
 
ESPN
6%

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Whit Merrifield expected to get starts vs. LHP

Whit Merrifield will likely platoon with Brandon Marsh for the Phillies this season.

Fantasy Impact

With the Phillies facing Spencer Strider on Friday, Merrifield will sit in favor of the left-handed Brandon Marsh. Merrifield should be in the starting lineup on both Saturday and Sunday with Philadelphia facing lefties Max Fried and Chris Sale.

Hunter Langille2 weeks ago
Whit Merrifield agrees to deal with the Phillies

Whit Merrifield and Phillies in agreement on 1-year, $8 million contract.

Fantasy Impact

Merrifield figures to fill a utility role for Philadelphia in the infield and outfield. He spent the last two seasons with the Blue Jays, hitting .272 with 11 home runs last year.

Ari Koslow8 weeks ago
Whit Merrifield, Red Sox have expressed interest

The Red Sox have reportedly expressed interest in free agent Whit Merrifield.

Fantasy Impact

Merrifield is coming off a season in which he hit .272, with 11 home runs, 67 RBI, and 26 stolen bases last season. Merrifield stated that he is most comfortable playing second base, but understands that there is value in his ability to play multiple positions. The veteran would be a solid fit on the Red Sox roster.

Jesse Garcia18 weeks ago
Whit Merrifield says he is most comfortable playing second base

Free agent INF/OF Whit Merrifield stated that he feels most comfortable playing second base.

Fantasy Impact

Merrifield also understands that there is value in his ability to play multiple positions. Any team that is looking to sign Merrifield will likely look for the veteran to be open to play multiple positions.

Jesse Garcia19 weeks ago
Whit Merrifield, Blue Jays mutually decline 2024 option

The Toronto Blue Jays and utility player Whit Merrifield have mutually declined his $18 million option for the 2024 season.

Fantasy Impact

Merrifield interestingly agreed to decline a hefty mutual option at the age of 34 coming off of his third consecutive below-average season at the plate. The veteran hit .272 with 11 homers, 26 steals, and a .700 OPS, production that graded out 7% below the league average, as per his 93 wRC+. He is now a free agent.

Brenton Kemp23 weeks ago