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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 08-28)
1 Cleveland Indians 73 56 .566 - 4.90 4.22 0.68 -1.2 6
2 Detroit Tigers 69 61 .531 4.5 4.63 4.49 0.14 -0.3 9
3 Kansas City Royals 68 62 .523 5.5 4.00 4.14 -0.14 8.1 19
4 Chicago White Sox 63 66 .488 10.0 4.08 4.32 -0.24 3.4 21
5 Minnesota Twins 49 81 .377 24.5 4.58 5.52 -0.94 -6.4 25



2016 Rankings

68 Wins is tied for 11th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
62 Losses is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
.523 Win Pct is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
4.00 RS/G is tied for 26th in MLB, tied for 14th in league, 5th in division
4.14 RA/G is tied for 9th in MLB, tied for 1st in league, 1st in division
-0.14 Diff/G is 21st in MLB, 11th in league, 3rd in division
8.1 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: 08-29)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 19 14 .576 151 128 .257 .325 .406
Chicago White Sox 17 16 .515 142 140 .261 .316 .402
Detroit Tigers 16 16 .500 139 138 .264 .324 .414
Kansas City Royals 15 17 .469 130 143 .258 .307 .382
Minnesota Twins 15 17 .469 134 144 .253 .315 .404

Bottom offensive performers by BB

Matthew Strahm
Matthew Strahm

0 BB
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

0 BB
Tony Cruz
Tony Cruz

0 BB

Top pitching performers by IP

Edinson Volquez
Edinson Volquez

156.7 IP
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

153.7 IP
Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura

149.7 IP

Hitters by BB ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI
Sorted Ascending
BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Matthew Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
2Ian Kennedy 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 16.1 -0.2
3Tony Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.6 -0.1
4Danny Duffy 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .152 22.6 -0.1
5Dillon Gee 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .487 0.5 0.1
6Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Yordano Ventura 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .222 2.3 0.1
8Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .059 -0.1 0.0
10Billy Burns 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .111 .111 .111 .086 -1.9 -0.2
11Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Chris Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -7.5 -0.1
14Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Chien-Ming Wang 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Edinson Volquez 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.010 1.4 -0.2
17Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .280 1.6 0.2
19Raul Mondesi 101 9 1 3 1 10 4 30 6 0 .189 .232 .300 .200 -2.5 -0.3
20Drew Butera 99 12 9 0 3 12 6 24 0 0 .264 .309 .462 .266 4.3 0.5
21Brett Eibner 85 11 6 0 3 10 6 23 0 0 .231 .286 .423 .262 1.7 0.3
22Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.3 0.6
23Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .237 3.1 0.4
24Christian Colon 136 12 5 0 0 10 10 25 0 1 .236 .304 .276 .221 -3.1 0.1
25Paulo Orlando 372 36 16 4 4 28 10 80 11 2 .307 .333 .409 .267 11.1 0.8
26Whit Merrifield 220 30 15 1 2 17 10 50 5 1 .271 .305 .381 .250 4.5 0.6
27Salvador Perez 448 49 25 2 20 58 17 101 0 0 .257 .292 .467 .267 19.4 1.3
28Cheslor Cuthbert 399 41 24 1 10 41 21 80 1 0 .291 .327 .440 .270 13.6 1.2
29Jarrod Dyson 239 28 10 4 1 17 22 31 20 7 .239 .316 .340 .234 2.4 0.7
30Alcides Escobar 563 47 20 4 3 39 24 71 14 4 .265 .297 .336 .232 7.4 0.6
31Lorenzo Cain 420 53 18 1 9 54 27 82 11 5 .287 .333 .408 .262 13.6 2.3
32Kendrys Morales 484 45 19 0 20 58 40 98 0 0 .248 .316 .429 .263 5.0 0.5
33Alex Gordon 390 51 13 1 14 28 41 108 6 0 .226 .323 .394 .255 8.0 0.7
34Eric Hosmer 543 63 23 1 18 78 47 104 5 2 .274 .337 .435 .273 11.9 1.0

Pitchers by IP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS
Sorted Descending
IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Edinson Volquez 10 10 0 27 27 156.7 9.77 3.22 6.55 1.03 4.88 4.34 5.59 -3.7 -0.4
2Ian Kennedy 9 9 0 26 26 153.7 7.79 2.81 8.96 1.64 3.57 4.64 4.11 21.5 2.3
3Yordano Ventura 9 9 0 26 26 149.7 8.54 3.61 6.92 1.26 4.33 4.72 4.83 8.9 1.0
4Danny Duffy 11 2 0 36 20 143.7 7.52 1.94 9.33 1.13 3.01 3.46 3.36 31.3 3.3
5Dillon Gee 5 7 0 26 11 99.0 10.64 2.73 7.27 1.73 4.55 5.02 4.75 5.0 0.5
6Chris Young 3 8 1 27 13 80.0 9.90 4.16 9.34 2.92 5.74 6.65 4.93 2.9 0.3
7Kelvin Herrera 1 4 10 59 0 58.7 6.44 1.23 11.20 0.61 1.84 2.07 2.53 16.0 1.7
8Joakim Soria 4 5 1 57 0 56.3 8.47 3.83 9.11 1.28 3.67 4.32 3.87 6.9 0.7
9Chien-Ming Wang 6 0 0 37 0 51.3 10.34 2.98 5.08 1.05 4.38 4.61 5.34 -2.1 -0.2
10Brian Flynn 1 1 0 24 1 40.7 6.20 3.32 7.30 0.89 2.66 3.87 4.06 4.2 0.5
11Luke Hochevar 2 3 0 40 0 37.3 7.47 2.17 9.64 1.45 3.86 4.02 4.08 3.7 0.4
12Wade Davis 1 0 21 35 0 33.7 5.88 4.01 8.55 0.00 1.60 2.73 3.97 3.8 0.4
13Peter Moylan 2 0 0 33 0 32.3 8.91 3.62 7.79 0.56 3.62 3.58 4.00 3.5 0.4
14Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.17 5.59 -0.6 -0.1
15Matthew Strahm 2 0 0 10 0 13.3 4.05 2.70 13.50 0.00 0.68 1.01 2.83 3.2 0.3
16Scott Alexander 0 0 0 9 0 13.0 10.38 3.46 7.62 0.69 4.85 3.57 3.94 1.5 0.2
17Brooks Pounders 1 1 0 4 0 4.7 17.36 3.86 11.57 5.79 13.50 10.18 4.82 0.1 0.0
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
19Alec Mills 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 13.50 27.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 16.61 5.06 0.0 0.0

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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