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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 08-29)
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 PA

Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

567 PA
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

547 PA
Kendrys Morales
Kendrys Morales

488 PA

Top pitching performers by FIP

Alec Mills
Alec Mills

16.61 FIP
Brooks Pounders
Brooks Pounders

10.19 FIP
Chris Young
Chris Young

6.73 FIP

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 567 48 20 4 4 42 24 73 14 4 .265 .296 .341 .233 8.3 0.7
2Eric Hosmer 547 63 23 1 18 79 47 105 5 2 .274 .336 .433 .272 11.6 0.9
3Kendrys Morales 488 47 19 0 20 59 40 99 0 0 .250 .318 .430 .264 5.5 0.6
4Salvador Perez 451 49 25 2 20 58 17 101 0 0 .260 .295 .468 .269 20.1 1.3
5Lorenzo Cain 424 54 18 1 9 55 28 82 12 5 .287 .335 .408 .263 14.0 2.4
6Cheslor Cuthbert 403 42 24 1 10 42 21 83 1 0 .290 .326 .438 .269 13.4 1.2
7Alex Gordon 394 52 13 1 14 29 42 109 6 1 .227 .325 .394 .256 8.2 0.8
8Paulo Orlando 372 36 16 4 4 28 10 80 11 2 .307 .333 .409 .267 11.1 0.8
9Jarrod Dyson 243 29 10 4 1 17 22 31 21 7 .239 .315 .338 .233 2.4 0.7
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 136 12 5 0 0 10 10 25 0 1 .236 .304 .276 .221 -3.1 0.1
13Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.3 0.6
14Raul Mondesi 105 10 1 3 1 10 4 33 6 0 .191 .232 .298 .199 -2.3 -0.3
15Drew Butera 100 12 9 0 3 12 6 25 0 0 .261 .306 .457 .264 4.1 0.5
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 1.4 -0.2
21Yordano Ventura 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .222 2.2 0.1
22Dillon Gee 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .487 2.1 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 -8.9 -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 FIP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA
Sorted Descending
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 5.04 0.0 0.0
2Brooks Pounders 1 1 0 4 0 4.7 17.36 3.86 11.57 5.79 13.50 10.19 4.80 0.1 0.0
3Chris Young 3 8 1 28 13 80.0 10.01 4.28 9.34 2.92 5.96 6.73 4.99 2.3 0.3
4Kris 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
5Dillon Gee 6 7 0 27 12 105.0 10.37 2.66 7.20 1.63 4.37 4.87 4.80 4.8 0.5
6Yordano Ventura 9 9 0 26 26 149.7 8.54 3.61 6.92 1.26 4.33 4.72 4.81 9.2 1.0
7Ian Kennedy 9 9 0 26 26 153.7 7.79 2.81 8.96 1.64 3.57 4.64 4.10 21.6 2.3
8Chien-Ming Wang 6 0 0 37 0 51.3 10.34 2.98 5.08 1.05 4.38 4.61 5.32 -1.9 -0.2
9Edinson Volquez 10 10 0 27 27 156.7 9.77 3.22 6.55 1.03 4.88 4.34 5.59 -3.8 -0.4
10Joakim Soria 4 5 1 57 0 56.3 8.47 3.83 9.11 1.28 3.67 4.32 3.91 6.7 0.7
11Luke Hochevar 2 3 0 40 0 37.3 7.47 2.17 9.64 1.45 3.86 4.02 4.07 3.8 0.4
12Brian Flynn 1 1 0 25 1 41.7 6.26 3.24 7.34 0.86 2.59 3.81 4.07 4.3 0.5
13Peter Moylan 2 0 0 34 0 33.0 9.00 3.82 7.64 0.55 3.55 3.66 4.09 3.3 0.4
14Scott Alexander 0 0 0 9 0 13.0 10.38 3.46 7.62 0.69 4.85 3.58 3.95 1.5 0.2
15Danny Duffy 11 2 0 36 20 143.7 7.52 1.94 9.33 1.13 3.01 3.46 3.37 31.1 3.3
16Wade 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
17Kelvin 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
18Drew 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
19Matthew Strahm 2 0 0 10 0 13.3 4.05 2.70 13.50 0.00 0.68 1.01 2.85 3.1 0.3

BP Articles

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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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