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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

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



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

Bottom offensive performers by BWARP

Kendrys Morales
Kendrys Morales

-0.5 BWARP
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

-0.5 BWARP
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

-0.2 BWARP

Top pitching performers by SO9

Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

11.10 SO9
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

10.89 SO9
Luke Hochevar
Luke Hochevar

10.31 SO9

Hitters by BWARP ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

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

Pitchers by SO9 descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9
Sorted Descending
SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

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
4Chris 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
5Wade 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
6Brian 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
7Peter 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
8Joakim 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
9Ian 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
10Dillon 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
11Scott 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
12Edinson 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
13Yordano 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
14Kris 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
15Chien-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
16Alec 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

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 ReedGeorge Bissell2016-06-20
The Call-Up: Cody ReedKourage Kundahl2016-06-20
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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