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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 CS

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

4 CS
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

4 CS
Jarrod Dyson
Jarrod Dyson

3 CS

Top pitching performers by IP

Edinson Volquez
Edinson Volquez

91.7 IP
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

81.7 IP
Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura

79.3 IP

Hitters by CS descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB
Sorted Descending
CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

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

Pitchers by IP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS
Sorted Descending
IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Edinson 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
2Ian 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
3Yordano 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
4Danny 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
5Chris 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
6Dillon 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
7Kelvin 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
8Joakim 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
9Luke 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
10Chien-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
11Wade 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
12Kris 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
13Peter 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
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
15Brian 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
16Alec 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

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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