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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 08-30)
1 Cleveland Indians 75 56 .573 - 4.87 4.18 0.69 -0.7 5
2 Detroit Tigers 71 61 .538 4.5 4.65 4.48 0.17 0.1 9
3 Kansas City Royals 69 63 .523 6.5 4.03 4.15 -0.12 8.4 18
4 Chicago White Sox 63 68 .481 12.0 4.07 4.34 -0.27 2.9 21
5 Minnesota Twins 49 83 .371 26.5 4.54 5.48 -0.94 -7.0 25



2016 Rankings

69 Wins is 13th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
63 Losses is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
.523 Win Pct is 13th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
4.03 RS/G is 26th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division
4.15 RA/G is 10th in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
-0.12 Diff/G is 20th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
8.4 Pyth O/U is 3rd in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2016 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-31)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 18 13 .581 140 120 .257 .325 .407
Detroit Tigers 15 15 .500 130 129 .264 .324 .414
Chicago White Sox 15 16 .484 131 131 .261 .316 .403
Minnesota Twins 14 16 .467 124 134 .253 .315 .404
Kansas City Royals 13 17 .433 119 134 .258 .306 .382

Top offensive performers by PA

Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

571 PA
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

552 PA
Kendrys Morales
Kendrys Morales

493 PA

Top pitching performers by H9

Brooks Pounders
Brooks Pounders

17.36 H9
Alec Mills
Alec Mills

13.50 H9
Kris Medlen
Kris Medlen

11.10 H9

Hitters by PA descending

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Rank

Player
Sorted Descending
PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Alcides Escobar 571 48 20 4 4 42 24 75 14 4 .265 .296 .340 .233 8.2 0.8
2Eric Hosmer 552 63 23 1 18 79 48 105 5 2 .272 .335 .430 .270 10.7 0.9
3Kendrys Morales 493 48 19 0 21 61 40 100 0 0 .251 .318 .436 .267 6.9 0.7
4Salvador Perez 456 49 25 2 20 58 17 101 0 0 .257 .292 .463 .265 18.8 1.2
5Lorenzo Cain 429 55 19 1 9 56 29 84 13 5 .287 .336 .409 .263 14.6 2.4
6Cheslor Cuthbert 403 42 24 1 10 42 21 83 1 0 .290 .326 .438 .269 13.4 1.2
7Alex Gordon 398 52 13 1 14 29 43 110 6 1 .225 .324 .390 .255 7.8 0.7
8Paulo Orlando 372 36 16 4 4 28 10 80 11 2 .307 .333 .409 .267 11.1 0.8
9Jarrod Dyson 248 30 10 5 1 18 22 31 22 7 .248 .321 .353 .239 4.1 1.0
10Whit Merrifield 220 30 15 1 2 17 10 50 5 1 .271 .305 .381 .250 4.5 0.6
11Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .237 3.1 0.4
12Christian Colon 140 12 5 0 0 10 10 27 0 1 .228 .295 .268 .216 -3.9 0.0
13Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.3 0.6
14Raul Mondesi 109 11 1 3 1 10 4 34 7 0 .196 .243 .299 .210 -1.2 -0.2
15Drew Butera 100 12 9 0 3 12 6 25 0 0 .261 .306 .457 .264 4.1 0.6
16Brett Eibner 85 11 6 0 3 10 6 23 0 0 .231 .286 .423 .262 1.7 0.3
17Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .280 1.6 0.2
18Billy Burns 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .111 .111 .111 .086 -1.9 -0.2
19Danny Duffy 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .152 22.6 -0.1
20Edinson Volquez 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.010 1.8 -0.2
21Yordano Ventura 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .222 2.3 0.1
22Dillon Gee 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .487 2.2 0.0
23Ian Kennedy 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 16.1 -0.2
24Tony Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.6 -0.1
25Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .059 -0.1 0.0
26Chris Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -8.8 -0.1
27Chien-Ming Wang 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Matthew Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by H9 descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP
Sorted Descending
H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Brooks Pounders 1 1 0 4 0 4.7 17.36 3.86 11.57 5.79 13.50 10.18 4.80 0.1 0.0
2Alec Mills 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 13.50 27.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 16.61 5.04 0.0 0.0
3Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.17 5.62 -0.7 -0.1
4Scott Alexander 0 0 0 9 0 13.0 10.38 3.46 7.62 0.69 4.85 3.57 3.95 1.5 0.2
5Dillon Gee 6 7 0 27 12 105.0 10.37 2.66 7.20 1.63 4.37 4.86 4.80 4.7 0.5
6Chien-Ming Wang 6 0 0 38 0 53.3 10.12 3.04 5.06 1.01 4.22 4.57 5.32 -2.1 -0.2
7Edinson Volquez 10 10 0 28 28 160.0 10.07 3.26 6.69 1.07 5.01 4.37 5.59 -4.0 -0.4
8Chris Young 3 8 1 28 13 80.0 10.01 4.28 9.34 2.92 5.96 6.72 4.99 2.3 0.2
9Peter Moylan 2 0 0 35 0 33.7 9.09 3.74 7.49 0.53 3.48 3.65 4.09 3.3 0.4
10Joakim Soria 4 6 1 58 0 57.3 8.79 3.92 9.26 1.26 3.77 4.28 3.91 6.8 0.7
11Yordano Ventura 9 9 0 26 26 149.7 8.54 3.61 6.92 1.26 4.33 4.72 4.81 9.1 1.0
12Ian Kennedy 9 9 0 26 26 153.7 7.79 2.81 8.96 1.64 3.57 4.64 4.10 21.5 2.3
13Danny Duffy 11 2 0 36 20 143.7 7.52 1.94 9.33 1.13 3.01 3.46 3.37 31.0 3.3
14Luke Hochevar 2 3 0 40 0 37.3 7.47 2.17 9.64 1.45 3.86 4.02 4.07 3.7 0.4
15Drew Butera 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 6.75 0.00 6.75 0.00 0.00 1.61 3.85 0.2 0.0
16Kelvin Herrera 1 4 11 60 0 60.0 6.60 1.20 11.25 0.60 1.80 2.03 2.52 16.4 1.8
17Brian Flynn 1 1 0 26 1 43.3 6.02 3.12 7.27 0.83 2.49 3.73 4.07 4.5 0.5
18Wade Davis 1 0 21 35 0 33.7 5.88 4.01 8.55 0.00 1.60 2.73 3.98 3.7 0.4
19Matthew Strahm 2 0 0 11 0 14.7 3.68 2.45 12.27 0.00 0.61 1.20 2.85 3.5 0.4

BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
Prospectus Q&A: Rusty KuntzTim Britton2016-08-29
BP Kansas City: Making the Most of a Non-Playoff RunDavid Lesky2016-08-07
What You Need to Know: Soft-Tossin' SalazarDaniel Rathman2016-08-02
Transaction Analysis: Royals, A's Outfield Challenge TradeDustin Palmateer2016-07-31
BP Kansas City: The Latest Struggles of an Evergreen Future Superstar Hunter Samuels2016-07-30
Raising Aces: In Awe of SouthpawsDoug Thorburn2016-07-30
Players Prefer Presentation: 12 Minutes Of The Slowest BaseballMeg Rowley2016-07-30
Outta Left Field: Stealing Home Has Never Been Easier...Dustin Palmateer2016-07-27
BP Kansas City: Homers Are Back, Royals SufferDavid Lesky2016-07-16
Prospectus Feature: The Nightmare of Becoming a Fun Fact MachineAaron Gleeman2016-07-07


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