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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 10-02)
1 Cleveland Indians 94 67 .584 - 4.83 4.20 0.63 0.7 4
2 Detroit Tigers 86 75 .534 8.0 4.66 4.48 0.18 -1.5 9
3 Kansas City Royals 81 81 .500 13.5 4.17 4.40 -0.23 11.7 21
4 Chicago White Sox 78 84 .481 16.5 4.23 4.41 -0.18 1.2 16
5 Minnesota Twins 59 103 .364 35.5 4.46 5.49 -1.03 -8.4 28



2016 Rankings

81 Wins is 16th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
81 Losses is 18th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
.500 Win Pct is 16th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
4.17 RS/G is 23rd in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.40 RA/G is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 2nd in division
-0.23 Diff/G is 22nd in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
11.7 Pyth O/U is 2nd in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2016 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 12-01)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago White Sox 0 1 .000 1 5 .262 .317 .400
Cleveland Indians 0 1 .000 3 3 .256 .327 .401
Detroit Tigers 0 1 .000 1 4 .267 .329 .417
Kansas City Royals 0 1 .000 0 5 .258 .305 .386
Minnesota Twins 0 1 .000 1 4 .250 .316 .401

Bottom offensive performers by EQA

Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

.000 EQA
Brian Flynn
Brian Flynn

.000 EQA
Luke Hochevar
Luke Hochevar

.000 EQA

Top pitching performers by FIP

Brooks Pounders
Brooks Pounders

7.92 FIP
Chris Young
Chris Young

6.58 FIP
Alec Mills
Alec Mills

6.11 FIP

Hitters by EQA ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG
Sorted Ascending
TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
2Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Chien-Ming Wang 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
8Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Ian Kennedy 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 23.0 -0.2
10Edinson Volquez 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.013 2.7 -0.1
11Chris Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -7.7 -0.1
12Terrance Gore 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 11 2 .000 .000 .000 .025 -0.5 -0.1
13Tony Cruz 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .107 -0.6 -0.1
14Daniel Nava 12 1 1 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 .091 .167 .182 .145 -0.8 -0.1
15Danny Duffy 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .153 26.2 -0.1
16Raul Mondesi 149 16 1 3 2 13 6 48 9 1 .185 .231 .281 .190 -5.1 -1.0
17Billy Burns 40 7 0 0 0 1 0 7 3 2 .243 .275 .243 .203 -0.9 -0.2
18Christian Colon 161 13 6 0 1 13 11 31 0 1 .231 .294 .293 .217 -4.1 0.2
19Alcides Escobar 682 57 24 6 7 55 27 96 17 4 .261 .292 .350 .227 5.8 0.7
20Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .233 2.4 0.3
21Hunter Dozier 21 4 1 0 0 1 2 8 0 0 .211 .286 .263 .236 -0.2 0.0
22Alex Gordon 506 62 16 2 17 40 52 148 8 1 .220 .312 .380 .240 1.6 -0.3
23Yordano Ventura 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .245 8.3 0.2
24Salvador Perez 546 57 28 2 22 64 22 119 0 0 .247 .288 .438 .245 12.7 0.4
25Cheslor Cuthbert 510 49 28 1 12 46 32 96 2 0 .274 .318 .413 .250 5.9 0.4
26Jarrod Dyson 337 46 14 8 1 25 26 39 30 7 .278 .340 .388 .250 7.1 1.3
27Brett Eibner 85 11 6 0 3 10 6 23 0 0 .231 .286 .423 .250 0.8 0.2
28Whit Merrifield 332 44 22 3 2 29 19 72 8 3 .283 .323 .392 .253 6.0 0.8
29Paulo Orlando 484 52 24 4 5 43 13 105 14 3 .302 .329 .405 .257 10.0 0.5
30Lorenzo Cain 434 56 19 1 9 56 31 84 14 5 .287 .339 .408 .258 13.1 2.2
31Eric Hosmer 667 80 24 1 25 104 57 132 5 3 .266 .328 .433 .261 7.6 0.5
32Drew Butera 133 18 10 1 4 16 8 36 0 0 .285 .328 .480 .268 6.6 0.6
33Kendrys Morales 618 65 24 0 30 93 48 120 0 0 .263 .327 .468 .270 11.7 1.2
34Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .273 1.3 0.2
35Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .281 5.4 0.5
36Dillon Gee 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .486 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by FIP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA
Sorted Descending
FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Brooks Pounders 2 1 0 13 0 12.7 13.50 2.13 9.24 4.26 9.24 7.92 4.94 0.0 0.0
2Chris Young 3 9 1 34 13 88.7 10.56 4.36 9.54 2.84 6.19 6.58 5.05 1.7 0.2
3Alec Mills 0 0 0 3 0 3.3 8.10 13.50 10.80 0.00 13.50 6.11 4.68 0.1 0.0
4Dillon Gee 8 9 0 33 14 125.0 10.51 2.66 6.41 1.73 4.68 5.21 6.01 -11.3 -1.2
5Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.16 5.74 -1.0 -0.1
6Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 10 0 8.3 11.88 5.40 7.56 1.08 6.48 4.79 4.87 0.1 0.0
7Ian Kennedy 11 11 0 33 33 195.7 7.96 3.04 8.46 1.52 3.68 4.63 4.71 14.2 1.5
8Chien-Ming Wang 6 0 0 38 0 53.3 10.12 3.04 5.06 1.01 4.22 4.57 5.57 -3.6 -0.4
9Yordano Ventura 11 12 0 32 32 186.0 9.19 3.77 6.97 1.11 4.45 4.55 4.44 19.1 2.0
10Edinson Volquez 10 11 0 34 34 189.3 10.32 3.61 6.61 1.09 5.37 4.53 4.90 9.8 1.0
11Joakim Soria 5 8 1 70 0 66.7 9.45 3.64 9.18 1.35 4.05 4.32 4.08 6.6 0.7
12Luke Hochevar 2 3 0 40 0 37.3 7.47 2.17 9.64 1.45 3.86 4.02 3.50 6.1 0.6
13Brian Flynn 1 2 0 36 1 55.3 6.18 3.74 7.16 0.81 2.60 3.99 4.20 4.8 0.5
14Peter Moylan 2 0 0 50 0 44.7 8.46 3.22 6.85 0.81 3.43 3.96 3.80 5.8 0.6
15Danny Duffy 12 3 0 42 26 179.7 8.17 2.10 9.42 1.35 3.51 3.79 3.46 37.1 3.8
16Scott Alexander 0 0 0 17 0 19.0 11.37 3.32 7.58 0.47 3.32 3.21 3.91 2.2 0.2
17Jason Vargas 0 0 0 3 3 12.0 6.00 2.25 8.25 0.75 2.25 3.11 4.54 1.1 0.1
18Kelvin Herrera 2 6 12 72 0 72.0 7.12 1.50 10.75 0.75 2.75 2.43 2.79 17.5 1.8
19Wade Davis 2 1 27 45 0 43.3 6.85 3.32 9.76 0.00 1.87 2.25 3.73 6.0 0.6
20Matt Strahm 2 2 0 21 0 22.0 5.32 4.50 12.27 0.00 1.23 2.02 2.91 5.0 0.5
21Drew Butera 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 6.75 0.00 6.75 0.00 0.00 1.61 3.91 0.2 0.0

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