CSS Button No Image Css3Menu.com

Baseball Prospectus home
  
  
Click here to log in Click here for forgotten password Click here to subscribe

Kansas City Royals
  
PECOTA Cards | Depth Chart | CompensationOfficial SiteTickets

2016 Standings

Click a column header to sort by that column. Click again to reverse sort order. Mouse over a column header link to see the definition, or click the icon to view the stat's Glossary entry. For more exclusive Baseball Prospectus standings data, take a look at the Current Adjusted Standings and Playoff Odds Report. For more stats of all types, see the Sortable Stats page.

American League Central
Rnk
Win

Loss

Pct

GB

RS/G

RA/G

Diff/G

Pyth
O/U

Hit List Rank
(through 08-29)
1 Cleveland Indians 74 56 .569 - 4.87 4.18 0.69 -0.7 5
2 Detroit Tigers 70 61 .534 4.5 4.63 4.48 0.15 0.0 9
3 Kansas City Royals 69 62 .527 5.5 4.03 4.15 -0.12 8.5 18
4 Chicago White Sox 63 67 .485 11.0 4.07 4.32 -0.25 3.0 21
5 Minnesota Twins 49 82 .374 25.5 4.54 5.49 -0.95 -6.9 25



2016 Rankings

69 Wins is tied for 11th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
62 Losses is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
.527 Win Pct is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 7th 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
8.5 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: 08-30)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 18 14 .562 144 124 .257 .325 .406
Detroit Tigers 16 15 .516 133 133 .264 .324 .414
Chicago White Sox 16 16 .500 138 135 .261 .316 .403
Minnesota Twins 15 16 .484 130 139 .253 .315 .404
Kansas City Royals 14 17 .452 120 139 .258 .306 .382

Top offensive performers by R

Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

63 R
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

53 R
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

51 R

Bottom pitching performers by FIP

Matthew Strahm
Matthew Strahm

1.01 FIP
Drew Butera
Drew Butera

1.61 FIP
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

2.07 FIP

Hitters by R descending

Click a column header to sort by that column. Click again to reverse sort order. For more stats of all types, see the Sortable Stats page.


Rank

Player

PA
Sorted Descending
R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Eric Hosmer 543 63 23 1 18 78 47 104 5 2 .274 .337 .435 .273 11.9 1.0
2Lorenzo Cain 420 53 18 1 9 54 27 82 11 5 .287 .333 .408 .262 13.6 2.3
3Alex Gordon 390 51 13 1 14 28 41 108 6 0 .226 .323 .394 .255 8.0 0.7
4Salvador Perez 448 49 25 2 20 58 17 101 0 0 .257 .292 .467 .267 19.4 1.3
5Alcides Escobar 563 47 20 4 3 39 24 71 14 4 .265 .297 .336 .232 7.4 0.6
6Kendrys Morales 484 45 19 0 20 58 40 98 0 0 .248 .316 .429 .263 5.0 0.5
7Cheslor Cuthbert 399 41 24 1 10 41 21 80 1 0 .291 .327 .440 .270 13.6 1.2
8Paulo Orlando 372 36 16 4 4 28 10 80 11 2 .307 .333 .409 .267 11.1 0.8
9Whit Merrifield 220 30 15 1 2 17 10 50 5 1 .271 .305 .381 .250 4.5 0.6
10Jarrod Dyson 239 28 10 4 1 17 22 31 20 7 .239 .316 .340 .234 2.4 0.7
11Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .237 3.1 0.4
12Christian Colon 136 12 5 0 0 10 10 25 0 1 .236 .304 .276 .221 -3.1 0.1
13Drew Butera 99 12 9 0 3 12 6 24 0 0 .264 .309 .462 .266 4.3 0.5
14Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.3 0.6
15Brett Eibner 85 11 6 0 3 10 6 23 0 0 .231 .286 .423 .262 1.7 0.3
16Raul Mondesi 101 9 1 3 1 10 4 30 6 0 .189 .232 .300 .200 -2.5 -0.3
17Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .280 1.6 0.2
18Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .059 -0.1 0.0
19Danny Duffy 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .152 22.6 -0.1
20Dillon Gee 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .487 0.5 0.1
21Chien-Ming Wang 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Billy Burns 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .111 .111 .111 .086 -1.9 -0.2
23Chris Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -7.5 -0.1
24Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Edinson Volquez 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.010 1.4 -0.2
26Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Yordano Ventura 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .222 2.3 0.1
29Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Ian Kennedy 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 16.1 -0.2
32Tony Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.6 -0.1
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 FIP ascending

Click a column header to sort by that column. Click again to reverse sort order. For more stats of all types, see the Sortable Stats page.


Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA
Sorted Ascending
FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Matthew Strahm 2 0 0 10 0 13.3 4.05 2.70 13.50 0.00 0.68 1.01 2.83 3.2 0.3
2Drew 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
3Kelvin Herrera 1 4 10 59 0 58.7 6.44 1.23 11.20 0.61 1.84 2.07 2.53 16.0 1.7
4Wade Davis 1 0 21 35 0 33.7 5.88 4.01 8.55 0.00 1.60 2.73 3.97 3.8 0.4
5Danny Duffy 11 2 0 36 20 143.7 7.52 1.94 9.33 1.13 3.01 3.46 3.36 31.3 3.3
6Scott Alexander 0 0 0 9 0 13.0 10.38 3.46 7.62 0.69 4.85 3.57 3.94 1.5 0.2
7Peter Moylan 2 0 0 33 0 32.3 8.91 3.62 7.79 0.56 3.62 3.58 4.00 3.5 0.4
8Brian Flynn 1 1 0 24 1 40.7 6.20 3.32 7.30 0.89 2.66 3.87 4.06 4.2 0.5
9Luke Hochevar 2 3 0 40 0 37.3 7.47 2.17 9.64 1.45 3.86 4.02 4.08 3.7 0.4
10Joakim Soria 4 5 1 57 0 56.3 8.47 3.83 9.11 1.28 3.67 4.32 3.87 6.9 0.7
11Edinson Volquez 10 10 0 27 27 156.7 9.77 3.22 6.55 1.03 4.88 4.34 5.59 -3.7 -0.4
12Chien-Ming Wang 6 0 0 37 0 51.3 10.34 2.98 5.08 1.05 4.38 4.61 5.34 -2.1 -0.2
13Ian Kennedy 9 9 0 26 26 153.7 7.79 2.81 8.96 1.64 3.57 4.64 4.11 21.5 2.3
14Yordano Ventura 9 9 0 26 26 149.7 8.54 3.61 6.92 1.26 4.33 4.72 4.83 8.9 1.0
15Dillon Gee 5 7 0 26 11 99.0 10.64 2.73 7.27 1.73 4.55 5.02 4.75 5.0 0.5
16Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.17 5.59 -0.6 -0.1
17Chris Young 3 8 1 27 13 80.0 9.90 4.16 9.34 2.92 5.74 6.65 4.93 2.9 0.3
18Brooks Pounders 1 1 0 4 0 4.7 17.36 3.86 11.57 5.79 13.50 10.18 4.82 0.1 0.0
19Alec Mills 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 13.50 27.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 16.61 5.06 0.0 0.0

BP Articles

is referenced in the following articles.

BP Premium requires BP Premium access to view, BP Fantasy requires BP Premium or BP Fantasy access to view

  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


More Team-Related Content:  Kansas City Royals,  Royals