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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 07-22)
1 Cleveland Indians 56 39 .589 - 4.98 4.02 0.96 -0.8 2
2 Detroit Tigers 50 46 .521 6.5 4.65 4.70 -0.05 0.6 12
3 Kansas City Royals 48 47 .505 8.0 4.01 4.34 -0.33 4.5 21
4 Chicago White Sox 46 50 .479 10.5 4.05 4.33 -0.28 1.8 18
5 Minnesota Twins 36 60 .375 20.5 4.34 5.20 -0.86 -4.9 24



2016 Rankings

48 Wins is 18th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
47 Losses is tied for 18th in MLB, tied for 9th in league, 3rd in division
.505 Win Pct is 18th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
4.01 RS/G is tied for 25th in MLB, tied for 14th in league, 5th in division
4.34 RA/G is 15th in MLB, 6th in league, 3rd in division
-0.33 Diff/G is 22nd in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
4.5 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: 07-23)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 38 29 .567 300 256 .257 .326 .406
Chicago White Sox 33 33 .500 281 278 .261 .315 .402
Detroit Tigers 33 33 .500 284 284 .263 .321 .408
Minnesota Twins 32 34 .485 277 289 .252 .316 .405
Kansas City Royals 30 37 .448 265 295 .260 .309 .383

Bottom offensive performers by VORP

Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

0.0 VORP
Chien-Ming Wang
Chien-Ming Wang

0.0 VORP
Brian Flynn
Brian Flynn

0.0 VORP

Top pitching performers by FIP

Alec Mills
Alec Mills

16.63 FIP
Brooks Pounders
Brooks Pounders

8.14 FIP
Chris Young
Chris Young

7.85 FIP

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
1Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
2Chien-Ming Wang 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Luke Hochevar 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
6Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Alcides Escobar 416 31 14 3 1 23 14 55 12 4 .256 .282 .315 .215 -2.6 -0.8
8Christian Colon 104 7 4 0 0 9 9 17 0 1 .253 .317 .295 .229 -2.2 0.0
9Alex Gordon 250 27 8 0 7 16 25 72 4 0 .204 .308 .338 .235 -0.8 -0.1
10Tony Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.6 -0.1
11Ian Kennedy 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 -0.4 -0.1
12Edinson Volquez 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.4 -0.1
13Chris Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -0.1 -0.1
14Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .059 -0.1 0.0
15Dillon Gee 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .292 0.2 -0.1
16Danny Duffy 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .152 0.2 0.0
17Yordano Ventura 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .710 0.5 0.2
18Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .280 1.6 0.2
19Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .237 3.0 0.3
20Brett Eibner 70 11 6 0 3 10 5 19 0 0 .266 .319 .500 .286 3.3 0.4
21Jarrod Dyson 194 22 10 2 1 14 17 22 13 4 .259 .332 .359 .245 3.6 0.9
22Kendrys Morales 350 37 13 0 15 47 27 73 0 0 .253 .320 .437 .264 4.8 0.5
23Whit Merrifield 214 30 15 1 2 16 10 47 5 1 .275 .308 .387 .254 5.1 0.7
24Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.3 0.6
25Paulo Orlando 239 18 10 3 1 20 5 50 5 1 .311 .336 .395 .268 6.5 0.4
26Drew Butera 69 11 9 0 2 9 6 13 0 0 .306 .368 .548 .317 6.6 0.7
27Cheslor Cuthbert 242 26 12 0 8 32 11 51 1 0 .298 .328 .456 .272 7.3 0.9
28Lorenzo Cain 307 39 12 0 8 39 19 64 6 4 .290 .336 .416 .260 10.2 2.1
29Eric Hosmer 390 49 19 1 13 51 32 77 4 1 .299 .356 .468 .293 16.4 1.4
30Salvador Perez 331 37 19 2 14 43 15 77 0 0 .277 .314 .486 .284 19.8 1.7

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
1Alec Mills 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 13.50 27.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 16.63 4.93 0.0 0.0
2Brooks Pounders 1 0 0 3 0 4.0 18.00 4.50 13.50 4.50 13.50 8.14 4.57 0.2 0.0
3Chris Young 2 8 0 18 13 64.0 9.98 4.78 9.70 3.66 6.61 7.85 5.74 -3.2 -0.3
4Ian Kennedy 6 8 0 19 19 109.3 7.90 2.96 9.38 2.14 4.28 5.38 4.15 14.5 1.6
5Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.19 5.73 -1.1 -0.1
6Dillon Gee 3 3 0 19 5 62.3 10.83 3.03 7.80 1.59 4.19 4.85 5.22 -0.8 -0.1
7Yordano Ventura 6 7 0 18 18 101.3 9.06 3.64 6.66 1.15 4.97 4.66 5.21 1.5 0.2
8Joakim Soria 3 4 1 41 0 40.0 8.32 3.83 8.32 1.35 3.60 4.59 4.14 3.6 0.4
9Chien-Ming Wang 5 0 0 29 0 39.0 9.46 2.54 5.54 1.15 3.69 4.42 5.23 -1.2 -0.1
10Edinson Volquez 8 8 0 20 20 118.3 9.05 3.35 6.92 0.91 4.72 4.13 4.43 12.0 1.3
11Peter Moylan 2 0 0 18 0 23.3 10.03 3.86 6.94 0.77 4.24 4.12 4.65 0.8 0.1
12Luke Hochevar 2 2 0 38 0 36.0 7.50 2.25 9.75 1.25 3.75 3.77 3.38 6.3 0.7
13Brian Flynn 1 1 0 14 1 28.7 7.22 2.83 8.16 0.94 3.14 3.62 3.81 3.8 0.4
14Scott Alexander 0 0 0 9 0 13.0 10.38 3.46 7.62 0.69 4.85 3.60 4.04 1.3 0.1
15Danny Duffy 5 1 0 28 12 88.0 7.77 1.84 10.33 1.23 3.27 3.43 3.10 21.2 2.3
16Wade Davis 1 0 20 32 0 30.7 5.28 3.52 8.51 0.00 1.17 2.61 3.99 3.3 0.4
17Kelvin Herrera 1 2 1 43 0 42.7 6.33 1.48 11.39 0.42 1.69 1.85 2.48 11.7 1.3
18Drew Butera 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 9.00 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 1.14 3.86 0.1 0.0

BP Articles

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BP Wrigleyville: Understanding the Misunderstood Kris BryantMatthew Trueblood2016-07-03
Prospectus Feature: How To Fight CrimeHenry Druschel2016-06-27
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What You Need to Know: How Could They Be So Bartless?Emma Baccellieri2016-06-22
The Call-Up: Cody ReedGeorge Bissell2016-06-20
The Call-Up: Cody ReedKourage Kundahl2016-06-20
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


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