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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 07-23)
1 Cleveland Indians 56 40 .583 - 4.95 4.03 0.92 -1.1 3
2 Detroit Tigers 50 46 .521 6.0 4.68 4.73 -0.05 0.1 12
3 Kansas City Royals 48 48 .500 8.0 4.01 4.36 -0.35 4.1 21
4 Chicago White Sox 46 50 .479 10.0 4.08 4.36 -0.28 1.3 17
5 Minnesota Twins 37 60 .381 19.5 4.41 5.24 -0.83 -4.7 23



2016 Rankings

48 Wins is 18th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
48 Losses is tied for 19th in MLB, tied for 9th in league, 3rd in division
.500 Win Pct is 18th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
4.01 RS/G is 25th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division
4.36 RA/G is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 5th in league, tied for 2nd in division
-0.35 Diff/G is 22nd in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
4.1 Pyth O/U is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2016 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 07-24)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 38 28 .576 296 253 .257 .326 .406
Chicago White Sox 33 32 .508 278 273 .261 .315 .402
Detroit Tigers 32 33 .492 280 280 .263 .321 .408
Minnesota Twins 31 34 .477 274 285 .252 .316 .405
Kansas City Royals 30 36 .455 262 292 .260 .309 .383

Top offensive performers by BWARP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

2.0 BWARP
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

1.5 BWARP
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

1.2 BWARP

Top pitching performers by BB9

Alec Mills
Alec Mills

27.00 BB9
Kris Medlen
Kris Medlen

7.40 BB9
Chris Young
Chris Young

4.78 BB9

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 2.0
2Salvador Perez 340 37 19 2 14 43 15 80 0 0 .272 .309 .475 .278 18.3 1.5
3Eric Hosmer 399 49 19 1 13 54 32 79 4 1 .294 .351 .459 .288 14.9 1.2
4Cheslor Cuthbert 251 28 13 0 9 33 13 53 1 0 .302 .336 .472 .280 9.6 1.2
5Jarrod Dyson 197 22 10 2 1 14 17 24 13 4 .254 .326 .353 .241 3.0 0.8
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 246 19 10 3 1 20 5 51 5 1 .323 .347 .404 .275 8.4 0.5
10Brett Eibner 74 11 6 0 3 10 6 19 0 0 .254 .315 .478 .290 3.8 0.5
11Kendrys Morales 359 37 14 0 15 48 28 76 0 0 .250 .318 .432 .262 4.2 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 108 8 4 0 0 9 9 19 0 1 .253 .315 .293 .225 -2.6 -0.1
24Tony Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.6 -0.1
25Chris Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -0.1 -0.1
26Edinson Volquez 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.4 -0.1
27Ian Kennedy 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 -0.4 -0.1
28Dillon Gee 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .292 0.2 -0.1
29Alex Gordon 258 28 8 1 7 16 27 74 5 0 .203 .310 .342 .237 -0.4 -0.2
30Alcides Escobar 425 33 14 3 1 24 15 56 14 4 .259 .285 .317 .219 -0.3 -0.5

Pitchers by BB9 descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9
Sorted Descending
BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Alec Mills 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 13.50 27.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 16.63 4.93 0.0 0.0
2Kris 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
3Chris Young 2 8 0 18 13 64.0 9.98 4.78 9.70 3.66 6.61 7.85 5.74 -3.3 -0.4
4Brooks Pounders 1 0 0 3 0 4.0 18.00 4.50 13.50 4.50 13.50 8.13 4.57 0.2 0.0
5Joakim Soria 3 4 1 42 0 42.0 8.79 4.07 8.36 1.50 4.29 4.87 4.14 3.7 0.4
6Peter 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
7Yordano Ventura 6 8 0 19 19 106.3 8.89 3.81 6.77 1.18 4.99 4.72 5.21 1.3 0.1
8Scott 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
9Wade 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
10Edinson Volquez 8 8 0 20 20 118.3 9.05 3.35 6.92 0.91 4.72 4.13 4.43 11.7 1.3
11Dillon Gee 3 3 0 19 5 62.3 10.83 3.03 7.80 1.59 4.19 4.85 5.22 -0.9 -0.1
12Ian Kennedy 6 8 0 19 19 109.3 7.90 2.96 9.38 2.14 4.28 5.37 4.15 14.2 1.5
13Brian Flynn 1 1 0 15 1 29.7 6.98 2.73 7.89 0.91 3.03 3.60 3.81 3.8 0.4
14Chien-Ming Wang 5 0 0 30 0 40.0 9.45 2.47 5.62 1.12 3.60 4.33 5.23 -1.3 -0.1
15Luke 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
16Danny 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
17Kelvin Herrera 1 2 1 44 0 43.7 6.18 1.44 11.13 0.41 1.65 1.87 2.48 11.9 1.3
18Drew Butera 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 9.00 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 1.13 3.86 0.1 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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