Whitley David Merrifield is an American professional baseball player for Kansas City Royals

He has led the American League in stolen bases three times and is a two-time All Star

Merrifield is a Christian. Merrifield married his wife Jordan Michael on December 28, 2019.

Whit Merrifield signed a 4 year / $16,250,000 contract with the Kansas City Royals, including $16,250,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $4,062,500

Born on 24Jan 1989, Whitfield graduated from the University of South Carolina

He is a United States citizen born in Northern California

over the years, Whit became 2x all star and also became the Fielding Bible Award winner

Whit was first drafted into the Northwest Arkansas Naturals followed by Omaha Storm Chaser

He is currently playing for The Kansas City Royals since 2016

According to sources, Merrifield's salary increases from $2.75 million to $7 million this year

Penguins promote Tom Kostopoulos to director of player development