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KC MJ Melendez
Kansas City Royals
1B: 1   C: 10   OF: 126   DH: 12  
2024 Projected Value: $5
2024 Actual Value: $0 Difference: $-5
Based on 10-team AL-only league

Player Stats      Daily Log
2024 proj 521 118 64 18 62 67 158 4 0.226 20.0
2024 196 33 19 8 23 15 55 2 0.168 4.2
2023 533 125 65 16 56 62 170 6 0.235 20.7
2022 460 100 57 18 62 66 131 2 0.217 17.9

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6/16/24 Melendez hits grand slam on 12th pitch, Royals beat Dodgers 7-2 as Yamamoto leaves early. MJ Melendez hit a grand slam in the sixth inning to conclude a 12-pitch, at-bat, Seth Lugo became the first AL pitcher to reach 10 wins and the Kansas City Royals defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-2 Saturday night after Yoshinobu Yamamoto’s start was cut short after two innings due to triceps tightness. According to Baseball Reference, it is only the second time since 1970 there has been a grand slam on a full count with at least 12 pitches in the at bat. Lugo went six innings and allowed two runs on six hits. Yamamoto threw only 14 strikes on 28 pitches against the Royals. He allowed one hit and one walk with one strikeout.
6/16/24 Royals top Dodgers behind historic MJ Melendez grand slam. Melendez hit his grand slam on the 12th pitch of the at-bat, one short of the record
6/11/24 How the Kansas City Royals got Sunday's game to extras ... then lost to Mariners. The Kansas City Royals needed one more comeback against the Seattle Mariners on Sunday afternoon. Royals outfielder MJ Melendez, who has languished in a deep slump, blasted a 431-foot, two-run homer in the ninth inning. The two-out blast to right field tied the game at 3 and sent Kauffman Stadium into a frenzy.
6/08/24 How MJ Melendez saved the day for the Kansas City Royals with some crazy baserunning. It's not often a feat of sheer athleticism and flexibility — coupled with a split-second decision — is the decider of a baseball game. On Thursday afternoon at Progressive Field, those traits proved to be the difference in the Royals' 4-3 victory over the Cleveland Guardians.
6/06/24 Royals Kick Off Home Series: The Royals Express, Friday, June 7. Royals Kick Off Home Series: The Royals Express, Friday, June 7 Your daily briefing on what's going on with the Royals, including full TV listing in the schedule. Austin Bidwell | 2 Hours Ago Jun 6, 2024; Cleveland, Ohio, USA; Kansas City Royals left fielder MJ Melendez (1) jumps over Cleveland Guardians catcher Bo Naylor (23) to score a run during the sixth inning at Progressive Field. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports / Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports In this story: Kansas City Royals Today's Game: The Royals will fly back to Kansas City to start their home series against the Seattle Mariners. The Royals have already seen the Mariners in one series this season, dropping two of three games

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