Danny Duffy Expert Projections for the 2020 MLB Season

By michael obermuller
Danny Duffy will start for the Kansas City Royals on Opening Day.
Danny Duffy will start for the Kansas City Royals on Opening Day. / Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

After a spring full of cancellations and doubt, the light at the end of the tunnel is finally here in the form of the 2020 MLB season. Opening Day is Thursday night, and most experts have their predictions for the season locked in.

The Kansas City Royals are not expected to be a factor in the playoff conversation in 2020, but if they were to surprise, they will need an ace effort from veteran starter Danny Duffy. Here's what the experts project for Duffy this season.

Danny Duffy Projections

Steamer, ZiPS, and THE BAT projections are all available on Fangraphs, ESPN projections come from ESPN Fantasy.

Starts: 11
Wins: 4
Innings Pitched: 68.0
ERA: 4.73
WHIP: 1.36
K/9: 7.78

Starts: 9
Wins: 3
Innings Pitched: 51.0
ERA: 4.76
WHIP: 1.35
K/9: 8.12

Starts: 11
Wins: 3
Innings Pitched: 66.0
ERA: 5.15
WHIP: 1.45
K/9: 7.66

Starts: 11
Wins: 3
Innings Pitched: 62.0
ERA: 4.65
WHIP: 1.35
K/9: 8.13

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