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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 09-25)
1 Cleveland Indians 90 65 .581 - 4.85 4.17 0.68 -0.3 5
2 Detroit Tigers 83 72 .535 7.0 4.64 4.54 0.10 0.0 9
3 Kansas City Royals 79 77 .506 11.5 4.19 4.38 -0.19 11.0 21
4 Chicago White Sox 74 81 .477 16.0 4.21 4.44 -0.23 1.6 20
5 Minnesota Twins 56 100 .359 34.5 4.46 5.54 -1.08 -8.1 28



2016 Rankings

79 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 9th in league, 3rd in division
77 Losses is 18th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
.506 Win Pct is 16th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
4.19 RS/G is tied for 22nd in MLB, tied for 12th in league, 5th in division
4.38 RA/G is 15th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
-0.19 Diff/G is 20th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
11 Pyth O/U is tied for 2nd in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2016 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 09-26)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 4 3 .571 31 27 .256 .325 .403
Detroit Tigers 4 3 .571 32 30 .264 .324 .413
Kansas City Royals 3 3 .500 23 27 .258 .306 .383
Chicago White Sox 3 4 .429 28 29 .261 .315 .399
Minnesota Twins 2 4 .333 23 28 .250 .317 .402

Bottom offensive performers by VORP

Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

0.0 VORP
Luke Hochevar
Luke Hochevar

0.0 VORP
Peter Moylan
Peter Moylan

0.0 VORP

Top pitching performers by SO9

Matthew Strahm
Matthew Strahm

12.36 SO9
Alec Mills
Alec Mills

10.80 SO9
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

10.64 SO9

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
2Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Brian Flynn 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
8Matthew Strahm 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 -.007 -8.5 -0.1
10Raul Mondesi 140 14 1 3 1 11 5 45 7 1 .181 .224 .260 .182 -6.2 -1.0
11Christian Colon 161 13 6 0 1 13 11 31 0 1 .231 .294 .293 .216 -4.1 0.1
12Tony Cruz 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .107 -0.6 -0.1
13Billy Burns 28 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 2 .269 .321 .269 .218 -0.4 -0.2
14Terrance Gore 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 1 .000 .000 .000 .026 -0.3 0.0
15Hunter Dozier 16 3 1 0 0 1 2 6 0 0 .214 .312 .286 .265 0.4 0.0
16Daniel Nava 6 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .200 .333 .400 .275 0.6 0.1
17Brett Eibner 85 11 6 0 3 10 6 23 0 0 .231 .286 .423 .249 0.7 0.2
18Alex Gordon 482 59 14 2 16 35 51 137 8 1 .218 .313 .374 .239 1.2 -0.4
19Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .273 1.3 0.2
20Dillon Gee 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .484 1.4 0.0
21Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .233 2.4 0.3
22Jarrod Dyson 315 40 11 7 1 23 25 36 28 7 .264 .328 .364 .239 4.1 0.9
23Drew Butera 119 15 10 0 4 14 7 32 0 0 .264 .308 .464 .254 4.2 0.5
24Whit Merrifield 300 40 19 2 2 25 15 68 7 3 .282 .317 .384 .250 4.6 0.5
25Cheslor Cuthbert 487 47 28 1 10 43 31 91 2 0 .276 .321 .408 .249 5.2 0.4
26Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .280 5.3 0.5
27Eric Hosmer 650 79 24 1 24 100 55 127 5 3 .268 .329 .434 .261 7.4 0.4
28Paulo Orlando 456 47 21 4 5 42 12 98 12 2 .295 .321 .397 .252 7.5 0.2
29Yordano Ventura 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .244 7.9 0.1
30Alcides Escobar 656 57 24 6 7 53 27 91 17 4 .267 .299 .360 .234 9.9 1.2
31Edinson Volquez 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.015 11.8 -0.1
32Lorenzo Cain 434 56 19 1 9 56 31 84 14 5 .287 .339 .408 .258 13.0 2.0
33Kendrys Morales 592 62 21 0 30 90 48 117 0 0 .263 .329 .472 .273 13.0 1.3
34Salvador Perez 528 56 28 2 21 61 20 116 0 0 .249 .288 .440 .246 13.5 0.8
35Ian Kennedy 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.020 23.2 -0.2
36Danny Duffy 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .153 27.2 0.0

Pitchers by SO9 descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9
Sorted Descending
SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Matthew Strahm 2 1 0 19 0 19.7 5.95 4.12 12.36 0.00 1.37 1.89 0.00 7.2 0.0
2Alec Mills 0 0 0 3 0 3.3 8.10 13.50 10.80 0.00 13.50 6.11 0.00 -0.4 0.0
3Kelvin Herrera 2 5 12 69 0 69.3 6.36 1.30 10.64 0.78 2.21 2.43 0.00 15.4 0.0
4Brooks Pounders 1 1 0 9 0 9.7 16.76 2.79 10.24 5.59 12.10 9.84 0.00 -4.7 0.0
5Luke Hochevar 2 3 0 40 0 37.3 7.47 2.17 9.64 1.45 3.86 4.02 0.00 2.9 0.0
6Wade Davis 2 1 25 41 0 39.3 6.64 3.66 9.61 0.00 2.06 2.42 0.00 9.8 0.0
7Danny Duffy 12 3 0 41 25 173.3 8.05 2.08 9.61 1.35 3.43 3.74 0.00 26.9 0.0
8Chris Young 3 9 1 33 13 87.0 10.76 4.34 9.41 2.90 6.31 6.69 0.00 -8.4 0.0
9Joakim Soria 4 8 1 67 0 64.3 9.37 3.78 9.09 1.26 4.06 4.26 0.00 1.7 0.0
10Ian Kennedy 11 10 0 31 31 183.0 8.07 3.00 8.66 1.52 3.64 4.57 0.00 23.6 0.0
11Scott Alexander 0 0 0 15 0 17.7 10.70 3.57 7.64 0.51 3.57 3.34 0.00 0.9 0.0
12Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 7 0 6.0 12.00 1.50 7.50 0.00 6.00 1.94 0.00 2.2 0.0
13Brian Flynn 1 2 0 33 1 51.7 5.92 3.31 7.14 0.70 2.26 3.69 0.00 5.1 0.0
14Peter Moylan 2 0 0 47 0 43.3 8.72 3.32 6.85 0.83 3.53 4.03 0.00 1.5 0.0
15Yordano Ventura 11 11 0 31 31 180.0 9.20 3.75 6.80 1.15 4.40 4.63 0.00 7.6 0.0
16Drew Butera 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 6.75 0.00 6.75 0.00 0.00 1.61 0.00 0.6 0.0
17Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.17 0.00 1.1 0.0
18Edinson Volquez 10 11 0 32 32 181.7 10.21 3.37 6.59 1.09 5.25 4.44 0.00 12.4 0.0
19Dillon Gee 7 9 0 32 14 122.3 10.45 2.72 6.55 1.77 4.63 5.26 0.00 0.3 0.0
20Jason Vargas 0 0 0 2 2 7.0 5.14 2.57 6.43 1.29 3.86 4.40 0.00 1.1 0.0
21Chien-Ming Wang 6 0 0 38 0 53.3 10.12 3.04 5.06 1.01 4.22 4.57 0.00 0.3 0.0

BP Articles

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Transaction Analysis: Bourn AgainSteve Givarz2016-09-02
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BP Kansas City: Making the Most of a Non-Playoff RunDavid Lesky2016-08-07
What You Need to Know: Soft-Tossin' SalazarDaniel Rathman2016-08-02
Transaction Analysis: Royals, A's Outfield Challenge TradeDustin Palmateer2016-07-31
BP Kansas City: The Latest Struggles of an Evergreen Future Superstar Hunter Samuels2016-07-30
Raising Aces: In Awe of SouthpawsDoug Thorburn2016-07-30
Players Prefer Presentation: 12 Minutes Of The Slowest BaseballMeg Rowley2016-07-30
Outta Left Field: Stealing Home Has Never Been Easier...Dustin Palmateer2016-07-27


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