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2016 Standings

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American League Central
Rnk
Win

Loss

Pct

GB

RS/G

RA/G

Diff/G
Sorted Descending
Pyth
O/U

Hit List Rank
(through 06-25)
1 Kansas City Royals 38 35 .521 5.0 4.04 4.32 -0.28 3.8 22
1 Chicago White Sox 37 38 .493 7.0 4.15 4.31 -0.16 1.8 16
1 Cleveland Indians 43 30 .589 - 4.82 3.79 1.03 -1.4 2
1 Detroit Tigers 37 37 .500 6.5 4.72 4.81 -0.09 -1.6 14
1 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 BWARP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

1.9 BWARP
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

1.6 BWARP
Paulo Orlando
Paulo Orlando

1.4 BWARP

Bottom pitching performers by DRA

Drew Butera
Drew Butera

0.00 DRA
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

2.55 DRA
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

2.88 DRA

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

Pitchers by DRA ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP
Sorted Ascending
DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Drew 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
2Kelvin 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
3Danny 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
4Luke 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
5Wade 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
6Brian 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
7Joakim 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
8Ian 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
9Scott 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
10Peter 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
11Dillon 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
12Chris 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
13Chien-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
14Edinson 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
15Yordano 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
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
17Kris 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

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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