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2016 Standings

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American League Central
Rnk
Win

Loss

Pct

GB

RS/G

RA/G

Diff/G

Pyth
O/U
Sorted Descending
Hit List Rank
(through 06-24)
1 Minnesota Twins 23 50 .315 19.5 4.03 5.63 -1.60 -3.5 27
1 Kansas City Royals 38 34 .528 4.0 4.03 4.19 -0.16 3.9 20
1 Chicago White Sox 37 37 .500 6.0 4.09 4.23 -0.14 2.6 16
1 Detroit Tigers 37 36 .507 5.5 4.77 4.79 -0.02 -1.7 14
1 Cleveland Indians 42 30 .583 - 4.81 3.83 0.98 -1.2 2



2016 Rankings

38 Wins is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 2nd in division
34 Losses is tied for 11th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
.528 Win Pct is tied for 11th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
4.03 RS/G is tied for 24th in MLB, tied for 12th in league, tied for 4th in division
4.19 RA/G is 11th in MLB, 3rd in league, 2nd in division
-0.16 Diff/G is 19th in MLB, 10th in league, 4th in division
3.9 Pyth O/U is tied for 6th in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2016 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 06-25)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 51 39 .567 398 345 .257 .323 .406
Chicago White Sox 45 43 .511 377 367 .260 .316 .403
Detroit Tigers 44 45 .494 382 384 .263 .322 .410
Minnesota Twins 43 46 .483 372 391 .253 .316 .404
Kansas City Royals 42 48 .467 357 388 .261 .309 .383

Top offensive performers by BWARP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

1.7 BWARP
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

1.7 BWARP
Paulo Orlando
Paulo Orlando

1.3 BWARP

Bottom pitching performers by DRA

Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

2.58 DRA
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

2.92 DRA
Luke Hochevar
Luke Hochevar

2.95 DRA

Hitters by BWARP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP
Sorted Descending
BWARP
1Lorenzo Cain 290 35 10 0 8 37 19 63 6 4 .279 .328 .405 .253 7.7 1.7
2Salvador Perez 248 29 15 2 12 35 10 57 0 0 .301 .331 .534 .304 19.9 1.7
3Paulo Orlando 171 15 9 3 1 15 4 38 5 1 .358 .382 .469 .312 12.8 1.3
4Eric Hosmer 301 39 14 1 12 44 25 59 4 1 .304 .362 .495 .303 14.7 1.1
5Whit Merrifield 136 21 10 1 2 13 4 24 4 1 .326 .346 .462 .283 6.9 0.9
6Drew Butera 53 9 6 0 2 8 4 10 0 0 .292 .346 .542 .304 5.2 0.6
7Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.3 0.6
8Jarrod Dyson 142 16 5 1 0 8 12 16 12 3 .252 .326 .309 .226 -0.3 0.6
9Cheslor Cuthbert 158 16 5 0 6 15 8 36 1 0 .275 .312 .430 .259 1.5 0.5
10Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .237 2.9 0.3
11Brett Eibner 41 6 5 0 1 7 3 11 0 0 .297 .350 .514 .301 2.5 0.3
12Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .280 1.7 0.2
13Christian Colon 67 4 2 0 0 3 5 12 0 1 .274 .328 .306 .237 -0.9 0.0
14Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .121 0.0 0.0
15Dillon Gee 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .059 -0.1 0.0
21Tony Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.6 -0.1
22Ian Kennedy 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -0.1 -0.1
23Alex Gordon 166 19 5 0 4 10 16 50 3 0 .211 .319 .331 .238 0.0 -0.2
24Alcides Escobar 329 25 11 2 1 19 10 47 10 4 .252 .276 .311 .212 -2.0 -0.5
25Kendrys Morales 266 24 10 0 8 32 22 53 0 0 .222 .293 .364 .234 -4.6 -0.5

Pitchers by DRA ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP
Sorted Ascending
DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Kelvin Herrera 1 1 0 36 0 35.7 6.56 1.51 11.10 0.50 1.51 2.04 2.58 9.2 1.0
2Danny Duffy 2 1 0 24 8 58.7 7.67 2.45 10.89 1.53 3.38 3.88 2.92 14.6 1.6
3Luke Hochevar 1 1 0 31 0 29.7 6.37 1.82 10.31 1.21 3.03 3.48 2.95 6.4 0.7
4Wade Davis 1 0 18 27 0 26.3 4.78 3.76 8.89 0.00 1.03 2.62 3.78 3.3 0.4
5Brian Flynn 1 0 0 7 0 13.3 5.40 4.05 8.77 0.68 3.38 3.48 4.13 1.1 0.1
6Joakim Soria 3 3 1 34 0 35.0 7.71 3.60 8.23 0.77 3.09 3.68 4.22 2.6 0.3
7Ian Kennedy 5 6 0 14 14 81.7 8.04 3.09 8.16 1.98 4.19 5.45 4.32 8.7 0.9
8Scott Alexander 0 0 0 9 0 13.0 10.38 3.46 7.62 0.69 4.85 3.57 4.38 0.7 0.1
9Peter Moylan 2 0 0 11 0 15.0 10.20 2.40 8.40 0.00 3.00 2.24 4.42 0.8 0.1
10Edinson Volquez 7 7 0 16 16 92.7 9.62 3.50 7.09 0.97 5.15 4.20 4.86 4.2 0.5
11Dillon Gee 2 2 0 15 4 49.0 10.84 3.31 7.71 1.84 4.04 5.27 4.97 0.4 0.0
12Chris Young 2 6 0 12 10 51.3 9.47 3.33 9.29 3.33 5.61 6.97 5.18 0.4 0.0
13Chien-Ming Wang 4 0 0 22 0 27.0 9.00 3.00 5.67 1.33 3.00 4.78 5.36 -1.4 -0.1
14Yordano Ventura 6 4 0 14 14 79.3 8.74 4.08 6.69 1.13 4.54 4.73 5.45 -1.5 -0.2
15Alec Mills 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 13.50 27.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 16.61 5.63 -0.1 0.0
16Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.16 5.98 -1.9 -0.2

BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
Players Prefer Presentation: I Care About All-Star VotingMeg Rowley2016-06-23
What You Need to Know: How Could They Be So Bartless?Emma Baccellieri2016-06-22
The Call-Up: Cody ReedKourage Kundahl2016-06-20
The Call-Up: Cody ReedGeorge Bissell2016-06-20
What You Need to Know: Tough Guys ToughNicolas Stellini2016-06-08
Rubbing Mud: What'll It Take to Make the Royals Sellers? Matthew Trueblood2016-06-06
Rubbing Mud: Sal Perez, Everyday Success StoryMatthew Trueblood2016-06-01
BP Kansas City: Replacing Moustakas and GordonHunter Samuels2016-05-29
BP South Side: The Royals Are Baseball's Perfect TormentorsJames Fegan2016-05-28
Prospectus Feature: Failing To Find A Better WayTrevor Strunk2016-05-15


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