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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

Top offensive performers by R

Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

40 R
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

36 R
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

29 R

Top pitching performers by HR9

Chris Young
Chris Young

3.52 HR9
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

1.98 HR9
Dillon Gee
Dillon Gee

1.84 HR9

Hitters by R descending

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Rank

Player

PA
Sorted Descending
R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

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

Pitchers by HR9 descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9
Sorted Descending
HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Chris 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
2Ian 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
3Dillon 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
4Danny 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
5Luke 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
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
7Yordano 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
8Edinson 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
9Joakim 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
10Kris 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
11Scott 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
12Brian 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
13Peter 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
14Kelvin 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
15Drew 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
16Alec 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
17Wade 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

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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