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

Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

329 PA
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

301 PA
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

290 PA

Top pitching performers by ERA

Alec Mills
Alec Mills

13.50 ERA
Kris Medlen
Kris Medlen

7.77 ERA
Chris Young
Chris Young

5.61 ERA

Hitters by PA descending

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Rank

Player
Sorted Descending
PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Alcides Escobar 329 25 11 2 1 19 10 47 10 4 .252 .276 .311 .212 -2.0 -0.5
2Eric Hosmer 301 39 14 1 12 44 25 59 4 1 .304 .362 .495 .303 14.7 1.1
3Lorenzo Cain 290 35 10 0 8 37 19 63 6 4 .279 .328 .405 .253 7.7 1.7
4Kendrys Morales 266 24 10 0 8 32 22 53 0 0 .222 .293 .364 .234 -4.6 -0.5
5Salvador Perez 248 29 15 2 12 35 10 57 0 0 .301 .331 .534 .304 19.9 1.7
6Paulo Orlando 171 15 9 3 1 15 4 38 5 1 .358 .382 .469 .312 12.8 1.3
7Alex Gordon 166 19 5 0 4 10 16 50 3 0 .211 .319 .331 .238 0.0 -0.2
8Cheslor Cuthbert 158 16 5 0 6 15 8 36 1 0 .275 .312 .430 .259 1.5 0.5
9Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .237 2.9 0.3
10Jarrod Dyson 142 16 5 1 0 8 12 16 12 3 .252 .326 .309 .226 -0.3 0.6
11Whit Merrifield 136 21 10 1 2 13 4 24 4 1 .326 .346 .462 .283 6.9 0.9
12Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.3 0.6
13Christian Colon 67 4 2 0 0 3 5 12 0 1 .274 .328 .306 .237 -0.9 0.0
14Drew Butera 53 9 6 0 2 8 4 10 0 0 .292 .346 .542 .304 5.2 0.6
15Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .280 1.7 0.2
16Brett Eibner 41 6 5 0 1 7 3 11 0 0 .297 .350 .514 .301 2.5 0.3
17Tony Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.6 -0.1
18Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .121 0.0 0.0
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 ERA descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9
Sorted Descending
ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Alec Mills 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 13.50 27.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 16.61 5.63 -0.1 0.0
2Kris 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
3Chris 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
4Edinson 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
5Scott 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
6Yordano 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
7Ian 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
8Dillon 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
9Brian 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
10Danny 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
11Joakim 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
12Luke 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
13Chien-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
14Peter 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
15Kelvin 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
16Wade 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

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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