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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 06-25)
1 Cleveland Indians 43 30 .589 - 4.82 3.79 1.03 -1.4 2
2 Kansas City Royals 38 35 .521 5.0 4.04 4.32 -0.28 3.8 22
3 Detroit Tigers 37 37 .500 6.5 4.72 4.81 -0.09 -1.6 14
4 Chicago White Sox 37 38 .493 7.0 4.15 4.31 -0.16 1.8 16
5 Minnesota Twins 23 51 .311 20.5 3.99 5.58 -1.59 -3.5 27



2016 Rankings

38 Wins is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 2nd in division
35 Losses is tied for 11th in MLB, tied for 5th in league, 2nd in division
.521 Win Pct is tied for 12th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
4.04 RS/G is 24th in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
4.32 RA/G is 16th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
-0.28 Diff/G is tied for 21st in MLB, 11th in league, 4th in division
3.8 Pyth O/U is 7th in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2016 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 06-26)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 51 38 .573 394 339 .257 .323 .406
Chicago White Sox 45 42 .517 375 362 .260 .316 .404
Detroit Tigers 44 44 .500 378 380 .263 .321 .410
Minnesota Twins 42 46 .477 369 386 .253 .316 .404
Kansas City Royals 41 48 .461 350 384 .261 .309 .383

Bottom offensive performers by VORP

Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

0.0 VORP
Brian Flynn
Brian Flynn

0.0 VORP
Dillon Gee
Dillon Gee

0.0 VORP

Top pitching performers by G

Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

36 G
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

34 G
Luke Hochevar
Luke Hochevar

31 G

Hitters by VORP ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv
Sorted Ascending
VORP

BWARP
1Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
2Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Dillon Gee 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Kendrys Morales 270 25 10 0 8 33 22 54 0 0 .226 .296 .366 .236 -4.0 -0.4
7Alcides Escobar 334 25 11 2 1 19 10 48 10 4 .252 .275 .309 .211 -2.6 -0.5
8Christian Colon 67 4 2 0 0 3 5 12 0 1 .274 .328 .306 .237 -0.9 0.0
9Tony Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.6 -0.1
10Jarrod Dyson 142 16 5 1 0 8 12 16 12 3 .252 .326 .309 .226 -0.3 0.6
11Ian Kennedy 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -0.1 -0.1
12Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .059 -0.1 0.0
13Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .121 0.0 0.0
14Alex Gordon 171 20 6 0 5 11 16 51 3 0 .218 .322 .361 .247 1.5 0.0
15Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .280 1.7 0.2
16Cheslor Cuthbert 162 17 5 0 6 16 8 37 1 0 .281 .317 .431 .262 2.0 0.5
17Brett Eibner 41 6 5 0 1 7 3 11 0 0 .297 .350 .514 .301 2.5 0.3
18Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .237 3.0 0.3
19Drew Butera 54 9 7 0 2 8 4 10 0 0 .306 .358 .571 .317 5.1 0.6
20Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.3 0.6
21Whit Merrifield 141 21 10 1 2 13 5 24 4 1 .324 .348 .456 .282 7.0 0.9
22Lorenzo Cain 295 36 11 0 8 38 19 63 6 4 .281 .329 .409 .255 8.5 1.9
23Paulo Orlando 176 15 9 3 1 15 5 38 5 1 .361 .389 .470 .313 13.2 1.4
24Eric Hosmer 306 40 14 1 12 44 26 59 4 1 .307 .366 .495 .304 15.6 1.2
25Salvador Perez 253 29 15 2 12 36 11 57 0 0 .298 .332 .529 .305 19.2 1.6

Pitchers by G descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV
Sorted Descending
G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Kelvin Herrera 1 1 0 36 0 35.7 6.56 1.51 11.10 0.50 1.51 2.04 2.55 9.3 1.0
2Joakim Soria 3 3 1 34 0 35.0 7.71 3.60 8.23 0.77 3.09 3.68 4.18 2.8 0.3
3Luke Hochevar 1 1 0 31 0 29.7 6.37 1.82 10.31 1.21 3.03 3.48 2.93 6.5 0.7
4Wade Davis 1 0 18 27 0 26.3 4.78 3.76 8.89 0.00 1.03 2.61 3.76 3.4 0.4
5Danny Duffy 2 1 0 24 8 58.7 7.67 2.45 10.89 1.53 3.38 3.87 2.88 14.9 1.6
6Chien-Ming Wang 4 0 0 23 0 30.0 9.60 3.00 5.70 1.20 3.90 4.57 5.33 -1.4 -0.2
7Edinson Volquez 7 7 0 16 16 92.7 9.62 3.50 7.09 0.97 5.15 4.20 5.35 -0.7 -0.1
8Dillon Gee 2 2 0 15 4 49.0 10.84 3.31 7.71 1.84 4.04 5.27 5.12 -0.4 0.0
9Yordano Ventura 6 4 0 14 14 79.3 8.74 4.08 6.69 1.13 4.54 4.73 5.38 -0.9 -0.1
10Ian Kennedy 5 6 0 14 14 81.7 8.04 3.09 8.16 1.98 4.19 5.45 4.27 9.2 1.0
11Chris Young 2 7 0 13 11 53.7 10.23 3.86 9.22 3.52 6.54 7.43 5.14 0.7 0.1
12Peter Moylan 2 0 0 12 0 17.7 10.19 2.55 8.15 0.51 3.57 3.05 4.44 0.9 0.1
13Scott Alexander 0 0 0 9 0 13.0 10.38 3.46 7.62 0.69 4.85 3.57 4.37 0.8 0.1
14Brian Flynn 1 0 0 7 0 13.3 5.40 4.05 8.77 0.68 3.38 3.48 4.01 1.3 0.1
15Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.16 5.91 -1.7 -0.2
16Drew Butera 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 9.00 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 1.11 0.00 0.0 0.0
17Alec 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

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 ReedKourage Kundahl2016-06-20
The Call-Up: Cody ReedGeorge Bissell2016-06-20
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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