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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 06-23)
1 Cleveland Indians 41 30 .577 - 4.77 3.83 0.94 -1.4 3
2 Kansas City Royals 38 33 .535 3.0 4.03 4.07 -0.04 3.9 19
3 Detroit Tigers 37 35 .514 4.5 4.78 4.76 0.02 -1.5 13
4 Chicago White Sox 36 37 .493 6.0 4.11 4.26 -0.15 2.3 16
5 Minnesota Twins 23 49 .319 18.5 4.04 5.64 -1.60 -3.3 27



2016 Rankings

38 Wins is tied for 11th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
33 Losses is tied for 10th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
.535 Win Pct is tied for 10th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
4.03 RS/G is 25th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.07 RA/G is tied for 9th in MLB, 2nd in league, 2nd in division
-0.04 Diff/G is 17th in MLB, 9th in league, 3rd in division
3.9 Pyth O/U is tied for 4th in MLB, tied for 2nd in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2016 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 06-24)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 51 40 .560 403 348 .257 .323 .405
Chicago White Sox 45 44 .506 380 372 .260 .316 .402
Detroit Tigers 45 45 .500 386 388 .263 .322 .411
Minnesota Twins 43 47 .478 376 394 .253 .317 .404
Kansas City Royals 42 49 .462 361 392 .260 .309 .382

Top offensive performers by B2

Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

15 B2
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

14 B2
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

11 B2

Bottom pitching performers by L

Wade Davis
Wade Davis

0 L
Chien-Ming Wang
Chien-Ming Wang

0 L
Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

0 L

Hitters by B2 descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R
Sorted Descending
2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Salvador Perez 245 29 15 2 12 35 10 56 0 0 .300 .331 .536 .305 19.9 1.7
2Eric Hosmer 297 39 14 1 12 44 25 58 4 1 .305 .364 .498 .304 15.0 1.2
3Alcides Escobar 325 24 11 2 0 18 10 47 10 4 .249 .274 .298 .208 -3.2 -0.6
4Kendrys Morales 262 24 10 0 8 32 21 53 0 0 .225 .294 .369 .235 -4.2 -0.5
5Lorenzo Cain 286 35 10 0 8 37 19 63 6 4 .283 .332 .411 .258 8.9 1.8
6Whit Merrifield 131 21 10 1 2 13 3 24 4 1 .320 .336 .461 .278 6.2 0.8
7Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .237 3.0 0.3
8Paulo Orlando 167 13 9 2 1 15 4 38 5 1 .354 .380 .456 .307 11.3 1.2
9Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.3 0.6
10Drew Butera 52 9 6 0 2 8 4 10 0 0 .298 .353 .553 .309 5.4 0.7
11Jarrod Dyson 142 16 5 1 0 8 12 16 12 3 .252 .326 .309 .226 -0.3 0.6
12Alex Gordon 166 19 5 0 4 10 16 50 3 0 .211 .319 .331 .238 0.0 -0.2
13Brett Eibner 37 6 4 0 1 7 2 11 0 0 .294 .333 .500 .289 1.8 0.2
14Cheslor Cuthbert 154 15 4 0 5 12 8 36 1 0 .269 .307 .400 .249 -0.3 0.3
15Christian Colon 66 4 2 0 0 3 5 12 0 1 .279 .333 .311 .240 -0.7 0.0
16Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .280 1.7 0.2
17Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Dillon Gee 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .121 0.0 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
23Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .059 -0.1 0.0

Pitchers by L ascending

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Rank

Player

W
Sorted Ascending
L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Wade Davis 1 0 18 27 0 26.3 4.78 3.76 8.89 0.00 1.03 2.61 3.78 3.2 0.3
2Chien-Ming Wang 4 0 0 22 0 27.0 9.00 3.00 5.67 1.33 3.00 4.77 5.37 -1.5 -0.2
3Scott Alexander 0 0 0 9 0 13.0 10.38 3.46 7.62 0.69 4.85 3.56 4.38 0.7 0.1
4Brian Flynn 1 0 0 6 0 8.3 6.48 4.32 8.64 0.00 4.32 2.62 4.14 0.7 0.1
5Peter Moylan 2 0 0 11 0 15.0 10.20 2.40 8.40 0.00 3.00 2.24 4.41 0.8 0.1
6Alec Mills 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 13.50 27.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 16.60 5.62 -0.1 0.0
7Kelvin Herrera 1 1 0 36 0 35.7 6.56 1.51 11.10 0.50 1.51 2.04 2.58 9.1 1.0
8Danny Duffy 2 1 0 24 8 58.7 7.67 2.45 10.89 1.53 3.38 3.87 2.93 14.4 1.5
9Luke Hochevar 1 1 0 31 0 29.7 6.37 1.82 10.31 1.21 3.03 3.47 2.94 6.4 0.7
10Dillon Gee 2 2 0 14 4 46.0 10.76 3.13 7.83 1.96 4.30 5.36 4.96 0.4 0.0
11Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.16 5.99 -2.0 -0.2
12Joakim Soria 3 3 1 34 0 35.0 7.71 3.60 8.23 0.77 3.09 3.67 4.23 2.5 0.3
13Yordano Ventura 6 4 0 14 14 79.3 8.74 4.08 6.69 1.13 4.54 4.73 5.47 -1.9 -0.2
14Edinson Volquez 7 6 0 15 15 91.7 8.93 3.24 7.17 0.88 4.12 3.96 4.87 3.9 0.4
15Ian Kennedy 5 6 0 14 14 81.7 8.04 3.09 8.16 1.98 4.19 5.44 4.30 8.7 0.9
16Chris Young 2 6 0 12 10 51.3 9.47 3.33 9.29 3.33 5.61 6.96 5.20 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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