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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 06-23)
1 Cleveland Indians 41 30 .577 - 4.77 3.83 0.94 -1.4 3
2 Kansas City Royals 38 33 .535 3.0 4.03 4.07 -0.04 3.9 19
3 Detroit Tigers 37 35 .514 4.5 4.78 4.76 0.02 -1.5 13
4 Chicago White Sox 36 37 .493 6.0 4.11 4.26 -0.15 2.3 16
5 Minnesota Twins 23 49 .319 18.5 4.04 5.64 -1.60 -3.3 27



2016 Rankings

38 Wins is tied for 11th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
33 Losses is tied for 10th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
.535 Win Pct is tied for 10th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
4.03 RS/G is 25th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.07 RA/G is tied for 9th in MLB, 2nd in league, 2nd in division
-0.04 Diff/G is 17th in MLB, 9th in league, 3rd in division
3.9 Pyth O/U is tied for 4th in MLB, tied for 2nd in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2016 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 06-24)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 51 40 .560 403 348 .257 .323 .405
Chicago White Sox 45 44 .506 380 372 .260 .316 .402
Detroit Tigers 45 45 .500 386 388 .263 .322 .411
Minnesota Twins 43 47 .478 376 394 .253 .317 .404
Kansas City Royals 42 49 .462 361 392 .260 .309 .382

Top offensive performers by AVG

Paulo Orlando
Paulo Orlando

.354 AVG
Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

.320 AVG
Reymond Fuentes
Reymond Fuentes

.317 AVG

Top pitching performers by L

Chris Young
Chris Young

6 L
Edinson Volquez
Edinson Volquez

6 L
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

6 L

Hitters by AVG descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS
Sorted Descending
AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Paulo Orlando 167 13 9 2 1 15 4 38 5 1 .354 .380 .456 .307 11.3 1.2
2Whit Merrifield 131 21 10 1 2 13 3 24 4 1 .320 .336 .461 .278 6.2 0.8
3Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .280 1.7 0.2
4Eric Hosmer 297 39 14 1 12 44 25 58 4 1 .305 .364 .498 .304 15.0 1.2
5Salvador Perez 245 29 15 2 12 35 10 56 0 0 .300 .331 .536 .305 19.9 1.7
6Drew Butera 52 9 6 0 2 8 4 10 0 0 .298 .353 .553 .309 5.4 0.7
7Brett Eibner 37 6 4 0 1 7 2 11 0 0 .294 .333 .500 .289 1.8 0.2
8Lorenzo Cain 286 35 10 0 8 37 19 63 6 4 .283 .332 .411 .258 8.9 1.8
9Christian Colon 66 4 2 0 0 3 5 12 0 1 .279 .333 .311 .240 -0.7 0.0
10Cheslor Cuthbert 154 15 4 0 5 12 8 36 1 0 .269 .307 .400 .249 -0.3 0.3
11Jarrod Dyson 142 16 5 1 0 8 12 16 12 3 .252 .326 .309 .226 -0.3 0.6
12Alcides Escobar 325 24 11 2 0 18 10 47 10 4 .249 .274 .298 .208 -3.2 -0.6
13Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.3 0.6
14Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .237 3.0 0.3
15Kendrys Morales 262 24 10 0 8 32 21 53 0 0 .225 .294 .369 .235 -4.2 -0.5
16Alex Gordon 166 19 5 0 4 10 16 50 3 0 .211 .319 .331 .238 0.0 -0.2
17Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .121 0.0 0.0
18Tony Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.6 -0.1
19Ian Kennedy 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -0.1 -0.1
20Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .059 -0.1 0.0
21Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Dillon Gee 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
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
25Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by L descending

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Rank

Player

W
Sorted Descending
L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Chris Young 2 6 0 12 10 51.3 9.47 3.33 9.29 3.33 5.61 6.96 5.20 0.1 0.0
2Edinson Volquez 7 6 0 15 15 91.7 8.93 3.24 7.17 0.88 4.12 3.96 4.87 3.9 0.4
3Ian Kennedy 5 6 0 14 14 81.7 8.04 3.09 8.16 1.98 4.19 5.44 4.30 8.7 0.9
4Yordano Ventura 6 4 0 14 14 79.3 8.74 4.08 6.69 1.13 4.54 4.73 5.47 -1.9 -0.2
5Joakim Soria 3 3 1 34 0 35.0 7.71 3.60 8.23 0.77 3.09 3.67 4.23 2.5 0.3
6Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.16 5.99 -2.0 -0.2
7Dillon Gee 2 2 0 14 4 46.0 10.76 3.13 7.83 1.96 4.30 5.36 4.96 0.4 0.0
8Kelvin Herrera 1 1 0 36 0 35.7 6.56 1.51 11.10 0.50 1.51 2.04 2.58 9.1 1.0
9Danny Duffy 2 1 0 24 8 58.7 7.67 2.45 10.89 1.53 3.38 3.87 2.93 14.4 1.5
10Luke Hochevar 1 1 0 31 0 29.7 6.37 1.82 10.31 1.21 3.03 3.47 2.94 6.4 0.7
11Peter Moylan 2 0 0 11 0 15.0 10.20 2.40 8.40 0.00 3.00 2.24 4.41 0.8 0.1
12Alec Mills 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 13.50 27.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 16.60 5.62 -0.1 0.0
13Brian Flynn 1 0 0 6 0 8.3 6.48 4.32 8.64 0.00 4.32 2.62 4.14 0.7 0.1
14Scott Alexander 0 0 0 9 0 13.0 10.38 3.46 7.62 0.69 4.85 3.56 4.38 0.7 0.1
15Chien-Ming Wang 4 0 0 22 0 27.0 9.00 3.00 5.67 1.33 3.00 4.77 5.37 -1.5 -0.2
16Wade Davis 1 0 18 27 0 26.3 4.78 3.76 8.89 0.00 1.03 2.61 3.78 3.2 0.3

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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