25-Year-Old Pitcher – Kansas City Royals
2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook
There was no outlook written for Sam Selman in 2016. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
Sam Selman Contract Information:
Agreed to a contract with the Royals in June of 2012.
Selman, 23, has a 3.42 ERA and 45:29 K:BB ratio through 47.1 innings for Double-A Northwest Arkansas.
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Kansas City Royals Roster
MajorsAlexander, Scott (P)
AAABlewett, Scott (P)
AABianucci, Michael (OF)
A+Chavez, Johermyn (OF)
AAntonio, Mike (SS)
RookieAracena, Ricky (SS)
Sam Selman: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
There was no outlook written for Sam Selman.
Selman began his 2014 season with Double-A Northwest Arkansas on a quest to improve the control issues that plagued him in 2013, when led the Class A Carolina League with 85 free passes. The southpaw was relatively successful in this endeavor, dropping his BB/9 from 6.1 to 4.7, though he still has plenty of work to do. Inconsistencies in Selman's delivery from his 6-foot-3 frame have been partially to blame, but if he can correct those control problems, he may be able to get to the big leagues in his age-24 season. He finished 2014 at Triple-A Omaha, where he'll likely begin the 2015 campaign, and if Selman does get the call, look for him to serve as an emergency back-end rotation option or in middle relief. He was actually far more successful in relief at the Double-A level, posting a 1.62 ERA in 16.2 innings, as opposed to a 4.36 mark in 76.1 innings as a starter.