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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 07-22)
1 Cleveland Indians 56 39 .589 - 4.98 4.02 0.96 -0.8 2
2 Detroit Tigers 50 46 .521 6.5 4.65 4.70 -0.05 0.6 12
3 Kansas City Royals 48 47 .505 8.0 4.01 4.34 -0.33 4.5 21
4 Chicago White Sox 46 50 .479 10.5 4.05 4.33 -0.28 1.8 18
5 Minnesota Twins 36 60 .375 20.5 4.34 5.20 -0.86 -4.9 24



2016 Rankings

48 Wins is 18th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
47 Losses is tied for 18th in MLB, tied for 9th in league, 3rd in division
.505 Win Pct is 18th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
4.01 RS/G is tied for 25th in MLB, tied for 14th in league, 5th in division
4.34 RA/G is 15th in MLB, 6th in league, 3rd in division
-0.33 Diff/G is 22nd in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
4.5 Pyth O/U is 5th in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2016 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 07-23)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 38 29 .567 300 256 .257 .326 .406
Chicago White Sox 33 33 .500 281 278 .261 .315 .402
Detroit Tigers 33 33 .500 284 284 .263 .321 .408
Minnesota Twins 32 34 .485 277 289 .252 .316 .405
Kansas City Royals 30 37 .448 265 295 .260 .309 .383

Top offensive performers by BWARP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

2.1 BWARP
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

1.7 BWARP
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

1.3 BWARP

Top pitching performers by SO9

Brooks Pounders
Brooks Pounders

13.50 SO9
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

11.13 SO9
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

9.98 SO9

Hitters by BWARP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP
Sorted Descending
BWARP
1Lorenzo Cain 307 39 12 0 8 39 19 64 6 4 .290 .336 .416 .260 10.2 2.1
2Salvador Perez 335 37 19 2 14 43 15 79 0 0 .276 .313 .483 .283 19.7 1.7
3Eric Hosmer 394 49 19 1 13 52 32 79 4 1 .295 .353 .462 .290 15.4 1.3
4Cheslor Cuthbert 246 27 12 0 9 33 11 52 1 0 .297 .327 .466 .274 7.9 1.0
5Jarrod Dyson 197 22 10 2 1 14 17 24 13 4 .254 .326 .353 .241 3.0 0.9
6Drew Butera 69 11 9 0 2 9 6 13 0 0 .306 .368 .548 .317 6.6 0.7
7Whit Merrifield 217 30 15 1 2 17 10 49 5 1 .275 .309 .386 .254 5.1 0.6
8Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.3 0.6
9Paulo Orlando 242 18 10 3 1 20 5 51 5 1 .316 .340 .398 .270 7.0 0.5
10Brett Eibner 70 11 6 0 3 10 5 19 0 0 .266 .319 .500 .286 3.3 0.4
11Kendrys Morales 354 37 13 0 15 47 27 75 0 0 .250 .316 .431 .261 3.8 0.4
12Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .237 3.0 0.3
13Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .280 1.6 0.2
14Yordano Ventura 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .710 0.5 0.2
15Danny Duffy 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .152 0.2 0.0
16Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Chien-Ming Wang 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .059 -0.1 0.0
23Christian Colon 104 7 4 0 0 9 9 17 0 1 .253 .317 .295 .229 -2.2 0.0
24Alex Gordon 254 28 8 1 7 16 26 72 5 0 .205 .311 .347 .238 0.0 -0.1
25Tony Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.6 -0.1
26Chris Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -0.1 -0.1
27Edinson Volquez 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.3 -0.1
28Ian Kennedy 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 -0.4 -0.1
29Dillon Gee 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .292 0.2 -0.1
30Alcides Escobar 420 32 14 3 1 23 15 55 14 4 .260 .286 .318 .218 -0.8 -0.6

Pitchers by SO9 descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9
Sorted Descending
SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Brooks 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
2Kelvin Herrera 1 2 1 44 0 43.7 6.18 1.44 11.13 0.41 1.65 1.86 2.48 11.9 1.3
3Danny Duffy 6 1 0 29 13 94.7 7.61 1.90 9.98 1.24 3.14 3.55 3.10 22.6 2.4
4Chris Young 2 8 0 18 13 64.0 9.98 4.78 9.70 3.66 6.61 7.84 5.74 -3.4 -0.4
5Luke Hochevar 2 2 0 39 0 36.3 7.43 2.23 9.66 1.24 3.72 3.76 3.38 6.3 0.7
6Ian Kennedy 6 8 0 19 19 109.3 7.90 2.96 9.38 2.14 4.28 5.36 4.15 14.2 1.5
7Drew 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
8Wade Davis 1 0 21 33 0 31.7 5.40 3.41 8.53 0.00 1.14 2.56 3.99 3.3 0.4
9Joakim Soria 3 4 1 41 0 40.0 8.32 3.83 8.32 1.35 3.60 4.57 4.14 3.6 0.4
10Brian Flynn 1 1 0 14 1 28.7 7.22 2.83 8.16 0.94 3.14 3.61 3.81 3.7 0.4
11Dillon Gee 3 3 0 19 5 62.3 10.83 3.03 7.80 1.59 4.19 4.84 5.22 -1.0 -0.1
12Scott Alexander 0 0 0 9 0 13.0 10.38 3.46 7.62 0.69 4.85 3.59 4.04 1.3 0.1
13Peter Moylan 2 0 0 18 0 23.3 10.03 3.86 6.94 0.77 4.24 4.11 4.65 0.7 0.1
14Edinson Volquez 8 8 0 20 20 118.3 9.05 3.35 6.92 0.91 4.72 4.12 4.43 11.7 1.3
15Yordano Ventura 6 7 0 18 18 101.3 9.06 3.64 6.66 1.15 4.97 4.64 5.21 1.2 0.1
16Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.18 5.73 -1.1 -0.1
17Chien-Ming Wang 5 0 0 29 0 39.0 9.46 2.54 5.54 1.15 3.69 4.41 5.23 -1.3 -0.1
18Alec 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

BP Articles

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BP Kansas City: Homers Are Back, Royals SufferDavid Lesky2016-07-16
Prospectus Feature: The Nightmare of Becoming a Fun Fact MachineAaron Gleeman2016-07-07
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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