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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 09-29)
1 Cleveland Indians 91 67 .576 - 4.82 4.23 0.59 0.5 5
2 Detroit Tigers 85 73 .538 6.0 4.69 4.51 0.18 -0.8 8
3 Kansas City Royals 81 78 .509 10.5 4.20 4.38 -0.18 11.9 21
4 Chicago White Sox 77 82 .484 14.5 4.25 4.40 -0.15 1.6 16
5 Minnesota Twins 57 102 .358 34.5 4.45 5.53 -1.08 -8.8 28



2016 Rankings

81 Wins is 16th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
78 Losses is 18th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
.509 Win Pct is 16th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
4.20 RS/G is 23rd in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.38 RA/G is 15th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
-0.18 Diff/G is 22nd in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
11.9 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: 09-30)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago White Sox 1 2 .333 11 13 .260 .315 .400
Cleveland Indians 2 2 .500 17 15 .255 .325 .403
Detroit Tigers 2 2 .500 18 17 .263 .323 .412
Kansas City Royals 1 2 .333 9 14 .258 .307 .383
Minnesota Twins 1 2 .333 11 14 .250 .317 .403

Bottom offensive performers by VORP

Wade Davis
Wade Davis

0.0 VORP
Luke Hochevar
Luke Hochevar

0.0 VORP
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

0.0 VORP

Top pitching performers by BB9

Alec Mills
Alec Mills

13.50 BB9
Kris Medlen
Kris Medlen

7.40 BB9
Chris Young
Chris Young

4.36 BB9

Hitters by VORP ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv
Sorted Ascending
VORP

BWARP
1Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
2Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Kelvin Herrera 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
5Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Matthew Strahm 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
8Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Chris Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.005 -7.6 -0.1
10Raul Mondesi 146 16 1 3 2 13 6 47 9 1 .189 .236 .288 .193 -4.4 -0.8
11Christian Colon 161 13 6 0 1 13 11 31 0 1 .231 .294 .293 .216 -4.2 0.1
12Billy Burns 35 6 0 0 0 1 0 6 3 2 .250 .286 .250 .211 -0.8 -0.2
13Tony Cruz 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .107 -0.6 -0.1
14Terrance Gore 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 11 1 .000 .000 .000 .025 -0.2 0.0
15Hunter Dozier 18 3 1 0 0 1 2 7 0 0 .188 .278 .250 .236 -0.1 0.0
16Dillon Gee 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .487 0.2 0.0
17Daniel Nava 6 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .200 .333 .400 .276 0.6 0.1
18Brett Eibner 85 11 6 0 3 10 6 23 0 0 .231 .286 .423 .250 0.8 0.2
19Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .273 1.3 0.2
20Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .232 2.3 0.3
21Alex Gordon 499 62 16 2 17 40 52 144 8 1 .224 .317 .386 .243 3.2 -0.4
22Cheslor Cuthbert 502 48 28 1 11 45 31 95 2 0 .276 .319 .410 .249 5.3 0.3
23Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .281 5.3 0.5
24Drew Butera 123 17 10 0 4 15 7 33 0 0 .281 .322 .474 .262 5.5 0.6
25Jarrod Dyson 329 45 12 8 1 25 26 38 29 7 .271 .336 .378 .245 5.8 1.0
26Whit Merrifield 319 44 21 3 2 27 18 70 8 3 .283 .323 .393 .253 6.2 0.8
27Alcides Escobar 673 57 24 6 7 54 27 94 17 4 .263 .294 .354 .229 7.0 0.9
28Eric Hosmer 664 80 24 1 25 103 57 130 5 3 .266 .328 .434 .261 7.5 0.5
29Yordano Ventura 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .244 7.6 0.1
30Edinson Volquez 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.014 9.4 -0.1
31Paulo Orlando 473 51 23 4 5 42 13 100 14 3 .307 .335 .410 .261 11.6 0.6
32Salvador Perez 542 57 28 2 22 64 21 118 0 0 .247 .286 .438 .244 12.3 0.6
33Kendrys Morales 607 64 23 0 30 93 48 118 0 0 .265 .329 .472 .272 12.9 1.3
34Lorenzo Cain 434 56 19 1 9 56 31 84 14 5 .287 .339 .408 .258 12.9 2.1
35Ian Kennedy 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 23.4 -0.2
36Danny Duffy 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .153 26.5 -0.1

Pitchers by BB9 descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9
Sorted Descending
BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Alec Mills 0 0 0 3 0 3.3 8.10 13.50 10.80 0.00 13.50 6.11 4.70 0.1 0.0
2Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.17 5.87 -1.3 -0.1
3Chris Young 3 9 1 34 13 88.7 10.56 4.36 9.54 2.84 6.19 6.58 5.14 0.8 0.1
4Matthew Strahm 2 1 0 20 0 20.7 5.66 3.92 12.63 0.00 1.31 1.76 2.87 4.9 0.5
5Yordano Ventura 11 11 0 31 31 180.0 9.20 3.75 6.80 1.15 4.40 4.63 4.52 17.1 1.8
6Brian Flynn 1 2 0 35 1 53.3 5.74 3.71 7.09 0.68 2.19 3.80 4.11 5.3 0.5
7Joakim Soria 5 8 1 69 0 66.3 9.50 3.66 9.09 1.36 4.07 4.36 4.18 5.9 0.6
8Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 9 0 7.7 11.74 3.52 8.22 1.17 7.04 4.15 4.41 0.5 0.0
9Edinson Volquez 10 11 0 33 33 184.3 10.35 3.52 6.54 1.12 5.37 4.55 4.92 9.3 1.0
10Scott Alexander 0 0 0 16 0 18.0 11.50 3.50 7.50 0.50 3.50 3.33 3.78 2.4 0.2
11Wade Davis 2 1 27 44 0 42.3 7.02 3.40 9.57 0.00 1.91 2.33 3.77 5.7 0.6
12Peter Moylan 2 0 0 50 0 44.7 8.46 3.22 6.85 0.81 3.43 3.96 3.91 5.3 0.5
13Ian Kennedy 11 10 0 32 32 188.0 8.09 3.06 8.66 1.53 3.69 4.60 4.55 17.1 1.8
14Chien-Ming Wang 6 0 0 38 0 53.3 10.12 3.04 5.06 1.01 4.22 4.57 5.56 -3.5 -0.4
15Dillon Gee 8 9 0 33 14 125.0 10.51 2.66 6.41 1.73 4.68 5.22 6.15 -13.0 -1.3
16Brooks Pounders 2 1 0 11 0 10.7 15.19 2.53 9.28 5.06 10.97 9.20 5.02 0.0 0.0
17Jason Vargas 0 0 0 3 3 12.0 6.00 2.25 8.25 0.75 2.25 3.11 4.79 0.8 0.1
18Luke Hochevar 2 3 0 40 0 37.3 7.47 2.17 9.64 1.45 3.86 4.02 3.58 5.8 0.6
19Danny Duffy 12 3 0 42 26 179.7 8.17 2.10 9.42 1.35 3.51 3.79 3.32 40.1 4.1
20Kelvin Herrera 2 6 12 72 0 72.0 7.12 1.50 10.75 0.75 2.75 2.43 2.69 18.3 1.9
21Drew Butera 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 6.75 0.00 6.75 0.00 0.00 1.61 3.92 0.2 0.0

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