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2016 Standings

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American League Central
Rnk
Win

Loss

Pct
Sorted Descending
GB

RS/G

RA/G

Diff/G

Pyth
O/U

Hit List Rank
(through 06-30)
1 Minnesota Twins 25 53 .321 23.0 4.06 5.50 -1.44 -4.3 27
1 Chicago White Sox 40 39 .506 8.5 4.19 4.30 -0.11 2.5 15
1 Detroit Tigers 40 38 .513 8.0 4.86 4.87 -0.01 -0.4 14
1 Kansas City Royals 42 36 .538 6.0 4.08 4.23 -0.15 4.0 20
1 Cleveland Indians 48 30 .615 - 4.88 3.68 1.20 -0.9 2



2016 Rankings

42 Wins is tied for 9th in MLB, tied for 5th in league, 2nd in division
36 Losses is tied for 9th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division
.538 Win Pct is tied for 8th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division
4.08 RS/G is 25th in MLB, 14th in league, 4th in division
4.23 RA/G is tied for 10th in MLB, 3rd in league, 2nd in division
-0.15 Diff/G is 19th in MLB, 10th in league, 4th in division
4 Pyth O/U is 5th in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2016 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 07-01)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 48 36 .571 373 321 .258 .323 .407
Chicago White Sox 43 40 .518 357 343 .261 .316 .403
Detroit Tigers 42 42 .500 360 363 .263 .321 .410
Minnesota Twins 40 44 .476 351 369 .252 .316 .405
Kansas City Royals 38 46 .452 331 364 .261 .309 .383

Top offensive performers by BWARP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

2.0 BWARP
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

1.6 BWARP
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

1.3 BWARP

Bottom pitching performers by DRA

Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

2.51 DRA
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

2.68 DRA
Luke Hochevar
Luke Hochevar

2.96 DRA

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 10.3 2.0
2Salvador Perez 271 29 15 2 12 37 11 63 0 0 .289 .321 .504 .293 17.4 1.6
3Eric Hosmer 330 43 17 1 12 48 29 66 4 1 .305 .367 .490 .303 16.9 1.3
4Paulo Orlando 192 16 9 3 1 16 5 39 5 1 .335 .361 .434 .295 10.6 1.0
5Whit Merrifield 162 24 11 1 2 14 5 33 5 1 .306 .327 .427 .274 7.2 0.9
6Jarrod Dyson 152 16 7 1 0 9 14 16 12 3 .260 .338 .328 .236 1.1 0.8
7Drew Butera 59 9 7 0 2 8 5 10 0 0 .302 .362 .547 .312 5.4 0.7
8Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.3 0.6
9Kendrys Morales 290 30 13 0 11 39 22 56 0 0 .262 .324 .437 .268 4.9 0.5
10Cheslor Cuthbert 181 19 6 0 7 20 9 39 1 0 .269 .306 .427 .255 1.5 0.4
11Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .237 3.0 0.4
12Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .280 1.7 0.2
13Brett Eibner 43 6 5 0 1 7 3 12 0 0 .282 .333 .487 .288 2.1 0.2
14Christian Colon 78 5 2 0 0 4 7 13 0 1 .282 .346 .310 .254 -0.4 0.1
15Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .121 0.0 0.0
16Chien-Ming Wang 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Dillon Gee 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Joakim Soria 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
23Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .059 -0.1 0.0
24Chris Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -0.1 0.0
25Tony Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.6 -0.1
26Edinson Volquez 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.4 -0.1
27Ian Kennedy 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -0.1 -0.1
28Alex Gordon 191 22 6 0 5 11 17 56 3 0 .211 .309 .337 .236 -0.7 -0.2
29Alcides Escobar 358 28 12 2 1 21 10 49 11 4 .261 .282 .318 .217 -1.4 -0.4

Pitchers by DRA ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP
Sorted Ascending
DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Kelvin Herrera 1 1 0 39 0 38.7 6.05 1.63 11.41 0.47 1.40 1.97 2.51 10.5 1.1
2Danny Duffy 3 1 0 25 9 66.7 7.56 2.16 10.66 1.49 3.24 3.76 2.68 19.0 2.0
3Luke Hochevar 1 1 0 33 0 31.0 6.39 2.03 10.16 1.16 2.90 3.52 2.96 6.9 0.7
4Wade Davis 1 0 19 30 0 29.3 5.52 3.68 8.59 0.00 1.23 2.66 3.89 3.5 0.4
5Ian Kennedy 6 6 0 15 15 88.7 7.71 2.94 8.63 1.93 3.96 5.22 3.94 13.9 1.5
6Brian Flynn 1 0 0 8 0 16.0 5.06 3.94 7.88 0.56 2.81 3.51 4.09 1.5 0.2
7Drew Butera 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 9.00 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 1.13 4.21 0.1 0.0
8Scott Alexander 0 0 0 9 0 13.0 10.38 3.46 7.62 0.69 4.85 3.60 4.39 0.8 0.1
9Joakim Soria 3 3 1 36 0 37.0 7.54 3.65 7.78 0.97 3.16 4.11 4.43 2.2 0.2
10Peter Moylan 2 0 0 13 0 18.7 10.12 2.89 8.20 0.48 3.38 3.13 4.63 0.7 0.1
11Chien-Ming Wang 5 0 0 24 0 32.0 9.00 2.81 5.62 1.12 3.66 4.45 4.94 0.1 0.0
12Edinson Volquez 7 7 0 17 17 99.3 9.51 3.35 6.98 0.91 4.80 4.10 5.05 3.3 0.4
13Dillon Gee 3 2 0 16 4 51.0 10.59 3.18 7.94 1.94 4.06 5.35 5.13 -0.1 0.0
14Yordano Ventura 6 5 0 15 15 84.7 8.93 4.15 6.70 1.17 5.00 4.86 5.47 -1.1 -0.1
15Alec Mills 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 13.50 27.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 16.63 5.62 0.0 0.0
16Chris Young 2 7 0 14 12 57.7 9.68 4.53 9.36 3.43 6.24 7.52 5.75 -2.8 -0.3
17Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.19 5.83 -1.3 -0.1

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