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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 06-24)
1 Cleveland Indians 42 30 .583 - 4.81 3.83 0.98 -1.2 2
2 Kansas City Royals 38 34 .528 4.0 4.03 4.19 -0.16 3.9 20
3 Detroit Tigers 37 36 .507 5.5 4.77 4.79 -0.02 -1.7 14
4 Chicago White Sox 37 37 .500 6.0 4.09 4.23 -0.14 2.6 16
5 Minnesota Twins 23 50 .315 19.5 4.03 5.63 -1.60 -3.5 27



2016 Rankings

38 Wins is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 2nd in division
34 Losses is tied for 11th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
.528 Win Pct is tied for 11th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
4.03 RS/G is tied for 24th in MLB, tied for 12th in league, tied for 4th in division
4.19 RA/G is 11th in MLB, 3rd in league, 2nd in division
-0.16 Diff/G is 19th in MLB, 10th in league, 4th in division
3.9 Pyth O/U is tied for 6th in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2016 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 06-25)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 51 39 .567 398 345 .257 .323 .406
Chicago White Sox 45 43 .511 377 367 .260 .316 .403
Detroit Tigers 44 45 .494 382 384 .263 .322 .410
Minnesota Twins 43 46 .483 372 391 .253 .316 .404
Kansas City Royals 42 48 .467 357 388 .261 .309 .383

Top offensive performers by B2

Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

15 B2
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

14 B2
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

11 B2

Top pitching performers by SV

Wade Davis
Wade Davis

18 SV
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

1 SV
Luke Hochevar
Luke Hochevar

0 SV

Hitters by B2 descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R
Sorted Descending
2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Salvador Perez 248 29 15 2 12 35 10 57 0 0 .301 .331 .534 .304 19.9 1.7
2Eric Hosmer 301 39 14 1 12 44 25 59 4 1 .304 .362 .495 .303 14.7 1.1
3Alcides Escobar 329 25 11 2 1 19 10 47 10 4 .252 .276 .311 .212 -2.0 -0.5
4Kendrys Morales 266 24 10 0 8 32 22 53 0 0 .222 .293 .364 .234 -4.6 -0.5
5Lorenzo Cain 290 35 10 0 8 37 19 63 6 4 .279 .328 .405 .253 7.7 1.7
6Whit Merrifield 136 21 10 1 2 13 4 24 4 1 .326 .346 .462 .283 6.9 0.9
7Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .237 2.9 0.3
8Paulo Orlando 171 15 9 3 1 15 4 38 5 1 .358 .382 .469 .312 12.8 1.3
9Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.3 0.6
10Drew Butera 53 9 6 0 2 8 4 10 0 0 .292 .346 .542 .304 5.2 0.6
11Brett Eibner 41 6 5 0 1 7 3 11 0 0 .297 .350 .514 .301 2.5 0.3
12Cheslor Cuthbert 158 16 5 0 6 15 8 36 1 0 .275 .312 .430 .259 1.5 0.5
13Jarrod Dyson 142 16 5 1 0 8 12 16 12 3 .252 .326 .309 .226 -0.3 0.6
14Alex Gordon 166 19 5 0 4 10 16 50 3 0 .211 .319 .331 .238 0.0 -0.2
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
17Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 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
20Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .121 0.0 0.0
21Tony Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.6 -0.1
22Ian Kennedy 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -0.1 -0.1
23Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .059 -0.1 0.0

Pitchers by SV descending

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Rank

Player

W

L
Sorted Descending
SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Wade Davis 1 0 18 27 0 26.3 4.78 3.76 8.89 0.00 1.03 2.62 3.78 3.3 0.4
2Joakim Soria 3 3 1 34 0 35.0 7.71 3.60 8.23 0.77 3.09 3.68 4.22 2.6 0.3
3Luke Hochevar 1 1 0 31 0 29.7 6.37 1.82 10.31 1.21 3.03 3.48 2.95 6.4 0.7
4Ian Kennedy 5 6 0 14 14 81.7 8.04 3.09 8.16 1.98 4.19 5.45 4.32 8.7 0.9
5Brian Flynn 1 0 0 7 0 13.3 5.40 4.05 8.77 0.68 3.38 3.48 4.13 1.1 0.1
6Alec 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
7Yordano Ventura 6 4 0 14 14 79.3 8.74 4.08 6.69 1.13 4.54 4.73 5.45 -1.5 -0.2
8Scott Alexander 0 0 0 9 0 13.0 10.38 3.46 7.62 0.69 4.85 3.57 4.38 0.7 0.1
9Edinson Volquez 7 7 0 16 16 92.7 9.62 3.50 7.09 0.97 5.15 4.20 4.86 4.2 0.5
10Chris Young 2 6 0 12 10 51.3 9.47 3.33 9.29 3.33 5.61 6.97 5.18 0.4 0.0
11Chien-Ming Wang 4 0 0 22 0 27.0 9.00 3.00 5.67 1.33 3.00 4.78 5.36 -1.4 -0.1
12Peter Moylan 2 0 0 11 0 15.0 10.20 2.40 8.40 0.00 3.00 2.24 4.42 0.8 0.1
13Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.16 5.98 -1.9 -0.2
14Kelvin Herrera 1 1 0 36 0 35.7 6.56 1.51 11.10 0.50 1.51 2.04 2.58 9.2 1.0
15Dillon Gee 2 2 0 15 4 49.0 10.84 3.31 7.71 1.84 4.04 5.27 4.97 0.4 0.0
16Danny Duffy 2 1 0 24 8 58.7 7.67 2.45 10.89 1.53 3.38 3.88 2.92 14.6 1.6

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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