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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

Top offensive performers by SB

Jarrod Dyson
Jarrod Dyson

12 SB
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

10 SB
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

6 SB

Bottom pitching performers by G

Alec Mills
Alec Mills

1 G
Kris Medlen
Kris Medlen

6 G
Brian Flynn
Brian Flynn

7 G

Hitters by SB descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO
Sorted Descending
SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

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

Pitchers by G ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV
Sorted Ascending
G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Alec 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
2Kris 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
3Brian 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
4Scott 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
5Peter 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
6Chris 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
7Yordano 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
8Ian 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
9Dillon 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
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
11Chien-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
12Danny 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
13Wade 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
14Luke 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
15Joakim 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
16Kelvin 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

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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