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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 07-25)
1 Cleveland Indians 56 41 .577 - 4.93 4.04 0.89 -1.5 3
2 Detroit Tigers 51 48 .515 6.0 4.62 4.67 -0.05 0.2 13
3 Chicago White Sox 49 50 .495 8.0 4.07 4.31 -0.24 3.6 17
4 Kansas City Royals 48 50 .490 8.5 3.96 4.36 -0.40 3.8 21
5 Minnesota Twins 37 61 .378 19.5 4.44 5.27 -0.83 -5.1 23



2016 Rankings

48 Wins is 19th in MLB, 11th in league, 4th in division
50 Losses is tied for 20th in MLB, tied for 10th in league, tied for 3rd in division
.490 Win Pct is 19th in MLB, 11th in league, 4th in division
3.96 RS/G is 27th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
4.36 RA/G is 16th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
-0.40 Diff/G is 22nd in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
3.8 Pyth O/U is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2016 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 07-26)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 37 28 .569 294 250 .257 .326 .406
Chicago White Sox 32 31 .508 269 267 .261 .316 .402
Detroit Tigers 31 32 .492 271 272 .263 .321 .409
Minnesota Twins 31 33 .484 268 282 .253 .316 .405
Kansas City Royals 29 35 .453 256 283 .260 .309 .382

Top offensive performers by B3

Paulo Orlando
Paulo Orlando

3 B3
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

3 B3
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

2 B3

Bottom pitching performers by SO9

Alec Mills
Alec Mills

0.00 SO9
Chien-Ming Wang
Chien-Ming Wang

5.49 SO9
Kris Medlen
Kris Medlen

6.66 SO9

Hitters by B3 descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B
Sorted Descending
3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Paulo Orlando 254 19 10 3 1 20 5 52 5 1 .317 .340 .395 .269 7.3 0.3
2Alcides Escobar 433 33 14 3 1 24 16 58 14 4 .259 .287 .316 .220 -0.1 -0.3
3Salvador Perez 345 38 19 2 15 45 15 82 0 0 .274 .310 .483 .280 19.6 1.6
4Jarrod Dyson 200 22 10 2 1 14 17 25 13 5 .250 .321 .347 .238 2.1 0.7
5Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .237 3.0 0.3
6Alex Gordon 266 28 9 1 7 16 29 75 5 0 .202 .312 .342 .238 0.0 -0.2
7Eric Hosmer 407 50 19 1 13 54 33 81 4 1 .291 .349 .453 .286 14.3 1.2
8Whit Merrifield 220 30 15 1 2 17 10 50 5 1 .271 .305 .381 .250 4.4 0.6
9Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .280 1.6 0.2
10Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Brett Eibner 78 11 6 0 3 10 6 21 0 0 .239 .299 .451 .275 2.6 0.4
13Cheslor Cuthbert 259 28 13 0 9 33 13 54 1 0 .296 .329 .461 .273 8.3 1.0
14Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.3 0.6
15Yordano Ventura 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .710 0.5 0.2
16Christian Colon 112 8 4 0 0 9 10 19 0 1 .245 .312 .284 .222 -3.1 -0.1
17Dillon Gee 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .292 0.2 -0.1
18Danny Duffy 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .152 0.2 0.0
19Chien-Ming Wang 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Chris Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -0.1 -0.1
21Kendrys Morales 367 38 15 0 16 49 29 78 0 0 .254 .322 .444 .267 4.7 0.5
22Edinson Volquez 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.4 -0.1
23Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Drew Butera 72 11 9 0 2 9 6 14 0 0 .308 .366 .538 .314 6.4 0.7
25Lorenzo Cain 307 39 12 0 8 39 19 64 6 4 .290 .336 .416 .260 10.2 1.9
26Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Ian Kennedy 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 -0.4 -0.1
29Tony Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.6 -0.1
30Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .059 -0.1 0.0

Pitchers by SO9 ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9
Sorted Ascending
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 16.62 4.93 0.0 0.0
2Chien-Ming Wang 5 0 0 31 0 41.0 9.66 2.63 5.49 1.10 3.73 4.36 5.23 -1.3 -0.1
3Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.17 5.73 -1.1 -0.1
4Yordano Ventura 6 8 0 19 19 106.3 8.89 3.81 6.77 1.18 4.99 4.71 5.21 1.3 0.1
5Edinson Volquez 8 8 0 21 21 124.3 9.12 3.40 6.80 0.87 4.56 4.09 4.43 12.3 1.3
6Peter Moylan 2 0 0 19 0 24.3 9.62 3.70 7.03 0.74 4.07 3.98 4.65 0.8 0.1
7Scott Alexander 0 0 0 9 0 13.0 10.38 3.46 7.62 0.69 4.85 3.58 4.04 1.3 0.1
8Brian Flynn 1 1 0 16 1 31.7 6.82 2.84 7.67 0.85 3.13 3.59 3.81 4.1 0.4
9Dillon Gee 3 3 0 19 5 62.3 10.83 3.03 7.80 1.59 4.19 4.83 5.22 -0.9 -0.1
10Joakim Soria 3 4 1 42 0 42.0 8.79 4.07 8.36 1.50 4.29 4.85 4.14 3.7 0.4
11Wade Davis 1 0 21 34 0 32.7 5.51 3.31 8.54 0.00 1.10 2.50 3.99 3.4 0.4
12Drew Butera 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 9.00 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 1.12 3.86 0.1 0.0
13Ian Kennedy 6 9 0 20 20 114.3 8.03 3.07 9.21 2.05 4.41 5.31 4.15 14.9 1.6
14Luke Hochevar 2 3 0 40 0 37.3 7.47 2.17 9.64 1.45 3.86 4.03 3.38 6.5 0.7
15Chris Young 2 8 0 18 13 64.0 9.98 4.78 9.70 3.66 6.61 7.84 5.74 -3.3 -0.4
16Danny Duffy 6 1 0 29 13 94.7 7.61 1.90 9.98 1.24 3.14 3.54 3.10 22.6 2.4
17Kelvin Herrera 1 2 1 45 0 44.7 6.45 1.41 11.28 0.40 1.61 1.80 2.48 12.2 1.3
18Brooks Pounders 1 0 0 3 0 4.0 18.00 4.50 13.50 4.50 13.50 8.12 4.57 0.2 0.0

BP Articles

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BP Kansas City: Homers Are Back, Royals SufferDavid Lesky2016-07-16
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BP Wrigleyville: Understanding the Misunderstood Kris BryantMatthew Trueblood2016-07-03
Prospectus Feature: How To Fight CrimeHenry Druschel2016-06-27
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


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