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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 08-29)
1 Cleveland Indians 74 56 .569 - 4.87 4.18 0.69 -0.7 5
2 Detroit Tigers 70 61 .534 4.5 4.63 4.48 0.15 0.0 9
3 Kansas City Royals 69 62 .527 5.5 4.03 4.15 -0.12 8.5 18
4 Chicago White Sox 63 67 .485 11.0 4.07 4.32 -0.25 3.0 21
5 Minnesota Twins 49 82 .374 25.5 4.54 5.49 -0.95 -6.9 25



2016 Rankings

69 Wins is tied for 11th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
62 Losses is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
.527 Win Pct is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
4.03 RS/G is 26th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division
4.15 RA/G is 10th in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
-0.12 Diff/G is 20th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
8.5 Pyth O/U is 3rd in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2016 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-30)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 18 14 .562 144 124 .257 .325 .406
Detroit Tigers 16 15 .516 133 133 .264 .324 .414
Chicago White Sox 16 16 .500 138 135 .261 .316 .403
Minnesota Twins 15 16 .484 130 139 .253 .315 .404
Kansas City Royals 14 17 .452 120 139 .258 .306 .382

Top offensive performers by BWARP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

2.4 BWARP
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

1.3 BWARP
Cheslor Cuthbert
Cheslor Cuthbert

1.2 BWARP

Top pitching performers by H9

Brooks Pounders
Brooks Pounders

17.36 H9
Alec Mills
Alec Mills

13.50 H9
Kris Medlen
Kris Medlen

11.10 H9

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 424 54 18 1 9 55 28 82 12 5 .287 .335 .408 .263 14.0 2.4
2Salvador Perez 451 49 25 2 20 58 17 101 0 0 .260 .295 .468 .269 20.1 1.3
3Cheslor Cuthbert 403 42 24 1 10 42 21 83 1 0 .290 .326 .438 .269 13.4 1.2
4Eric Hosmer 547 63 23 1 18 79 47 105 5 2 .274 .336 .433 .272 11.6 0.9
5Paulo Orlando 372 36 16 4 4 28 10 80 11 2 .307 .333 .409 .267 11.1 0.8
6Alex Gordon 394 52 13 1 14 29 42 109 6 1 .227 .325 .394 .256 8.2 0.8
7Alcides Escobar 567 48 20 4 4 42 24 73 14 4 .265 .296 .341 .233 8.3 0.7
8Jarrod Dyson 243 29 10 4 1 17 22 31 21 7 .239 .315 .338 .233 2.4 0.7
9Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.3 0.6
10Whit Merrifield 220 30 15 1 2 17 10 50 5 1 .271 .305 .381 .250 4.5 0.6
11Kendrys Morales 488 47 19 0 20 59 40 99 0 0 .250 .318 .430 .264 5.5 0.6
12Drew Butera 100 12 9 0 3 12 6 25 0 0 .261 .306 .457 .264 4.1 0.5
13Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .237 3.1 0.4
14Brett Eibner 85 11 6 0 3 10 6 23 0 0 .231 .286 .423 .262 1.7 0.3
15Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .280 1.6 0.2
16Yordano Ventura 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .222 2.2 0.1
17Christian Colon 136 12 5 0 0 10 10 25 0 1 .236 .304 .276 .221 -3.1 0.1
18Dillon Gee 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .487 2.1 0.0
19Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Matthew Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Chien-Ming Wang 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .059 -0.1 0.0
28Chris Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -8.9 -0.1
29Tony Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.6 -0.1
30Danny Duffy 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .152 22.6 -0.1
31Edinson Volquez 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.010 1.4 -0.2
32Ian Kennedy 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 16.1 -0.2
33Billy Burns 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .111 .111 .111 .086 -1.9 -0.2
34Raul Mondesi 105 10 1 3 1 10 4 33 6 0 .191 .232 .298 .199 -2.3 -0.3

Pitchers by H9 descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP
Sorted Descending
H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Brooks Pounders 1 1 0 4 0 4.7 17.36 3.86 11.57 5.79 13.50 10.19 4.82 0.1 0.0
2Alec Mills 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 13.50 27.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 16.61 5.06 0.0 0.0
3Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.17 5.59 -0.6 -0.1
4Scott Alexander 0 0 0 9 0 13.0 10.38 3.46 7.62 0.69 4.85 3.58 3.94 1.5 0.2
5Dillon Gee 6 7 0 27 12 105.0 10.37 2.66 7.20 1.63 4.37 4.87 4.75 5.4 0.6
6Chien-Ming Wang 6 0 0 37 0 51.3 10.34 2.98 5.08 1.05 4.38 4.61 5.34 -2.1 -0.2
7Chris Young 3 8 1 28 13 80.0 10.01 4.28 9.34 2.92 5.96 6.73 4.93 2.8 0.3
8Edinson Volquez 10 10 0 27 27 156.7 9.77 3.22 6.55 1.03 4.88 4.34 5.59 -3.8 -0.4
9Peter Moylan 2 0 0 34 0 33.0 9.00 3.82 7.64 0.55 3.55 3.66 4.00 3.6 0.4
10Yordano Ventura 9 9 0 26 26 149.7 8.54 3.61 6.92 1.26 4.33 4.72 4.83 8.9 0.9
11Joakim Soria 4 5 1 57 0 56.3 8.47 3.83 9.11 1.28 3.67 4.32 3.87 6.9 0.7
12Ian Kennedy 9 9 0 26 26 153.7 7.79 2.81 8.96 1.64 3.57 4.64 4.11 21.5 2.3
13Danny Duffy 11 2 0 36 20 143.7 7.52 1.94 9.33 1.13 3.01 3.46 3.36 31.2 3.3
14Luke Hochevar 2 3 0 40 0 37.3 7.47 2.17 9.64 1.45 3.86 4.02 4.08 3.7 0.4
15Drew Butera 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 6.75 0.00 6.75 0.00 0.00 1.61 3.85 0.2 0.0
16Kelvin Herrera 1 4 11 60 0 60.0 6.60 1.20 11.25 0.60 1.80 2.03 2.53 16.3 1.7
17Brian Flynn 1 1 0 25 1 41.7 6.26 3.24 7.34 0.86 2.59 3.81 4.06 4.3 0.5
18Wade Davis 1 0 21 35 0 33.7 5.88 4.01 8.55 0.00 1.60 2.73 3.97 3.8 0.4
19Matthew Strahm 2 0 0 10 0 13.3 4.05 2.70 13.50 0.00 0.68 1.01 2.83 3.2 0.3

BP Articles

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Prospectus Q&A: Rusty KuntzTim Britton2016-08-29
BP Kansas City: Making the Most of a Non-Playoff RunDavid Lesky2016-08-07
What You Need to Know: Soft-Tossin' SalazarDaniel Rathman2016-08-02
Transaction Analysis: Royals, A's Outfield Challenge TradeDustin Palmateer2016-07-31
BP Kansas City: The Latest Struggles of an Evergreen Future Superstar Hunter Samuels2016-07-30
Raising Aces: In Awe of SouthpawsDoug Thorburn2016-07-30
Players Prefer Presentation: 12 Minutes Of The Slowest BaseballMeg Rowley2016-07-30
Outta Left Field: Stealing Home Has Never Been Easier...Dustin Palmateer2016-07-27
BP Kansas City: Homers Are Back, Royals SufferDavid Lesky2016-07-16
Prospectus Feature: The Nightmare of Becoming a Fun Fact MachineAaron Gleeman2016-07-07


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