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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 Chicago White Sox 73 64 .533 - 4.84 4.43 0.41 -4.3 16
2 Kansas City Royals 70 65 .519 2.0 5.16 5.33 -0.17 11.7 21
2 Minnesota Twins 71 66 .518 2.0 4.83 4.81 0.02 -1.6 28
4 Cleveland Indians 62 76 .449 11.5 4.35 4.79 -0.44 0.6 4
5 Detroit Tigers 34 102 .250 38.5 3.51 5.62 -2.11 -7.3 9



2016 Rankings

70 Wins is tied for 8th in MLB, 5th in league, 3rd in division
65 Losses is tied for 21st in MLB, tied for 9th in league, 2nd in division
.519 Win Pct is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 2nd in division
5.16 RS/G is 4th in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
5.33 RA/G is 31st in MLB, 14th in league, 4th in division
-0.17 Diff/G is 26th in MLB, 12th in league, 3rd in division
11.7 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 03-23)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 92 70 .568 798 687 .268 .338 .435
Detroit Tigers 79 83 .488 743 765 .262 .321 .428
Minnesota Twins 78 84 .481 731 763 .251 .318 .422
Chicago White Sox 76 86 .469 708 758 .253 .307 .402
Kansas City Royals 71 91 .438 680 777 .257 .311 .398

Bottom offensive performers by VORP

Peter Moylan
Peter Moylan

0.0 VORP
Luke Hochevar
Luke Hochevar

0.0 VORP
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

0.0 VORP

Top pitching performers by SV

Wade Davis
Wade Davis

27 SV
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

12 SV
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

1 SV

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
1Peter Moylan 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
3Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Kelvin Herrera 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
9Raul Mondesi 149 16 1 3 2 13 6 48 9 1 .185 .231 .281 .190 -5.1 -1.0
10Christian Colon 161 13 6 0 1 13 11 31 0 1 .231 .294 .293 .217 -4.1 0.2
11Billy Burns 40 7 0 0 0 1 0 7 3 2 .243 .275 .243 .203 -0.9 -0.3
12Daniel Nava 12 1 1 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 .091 .167 .182 .145 -0.8 -0.1
13Edinson Volquez 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.013 -0.7 -0.1
14Tony Cruz 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .107 -0.6 -0.1
15Terrance Gore 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 11 2 .000 .000 .000 .025 -0.5 -0.1
16Ian Kennedy 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.4 -0.2
17Hunter Dozier 21 4 1 0 0 1 2 8 0 0 .211 .286 .263 .236 -0.2 -0.1
18Chris Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -0.1 -0.1
19Danny Duffy 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .153 0.2 -0.1
20Yordano Ventura 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .245 0.3 0.2
21Brett Eibner 85 11 6 0 3 10 6 23 0 0 .231 .286 .423 .250 0.8 0.2
22Dillon Gee 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .486 1.1 0.0
23Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .273 1.3 0.2
24Alex Gordon 506 62 16 2 17 40 52 148 8 1 .220 .312 .380 .240 1.6 -0.3
25Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .233 2.4 0.3
26Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .281 5.4 0.5
27Alcides Escobar 682 57 24 6 7 55 27 96 17 4 .261 .292 .350 .227 5.8 0.7
28Cheslor Cuthbert 510 49 28 1 12 46 32 96 2 0 .274 .318 .413 .250 5.9 0.4
29Whit Merrifield 332 44 22 3 2 29 19 72 8 3 .283 .323 .392 .253 6.0 1.1
30Drew Butera 133 18 10 1 4 16 8 36 0 0 .285 .328 .480 .268 6.0 0.6
31Jarrod Dyson 337 46 14 8 1 25 26 39 30 7 .278 .340 .388 .250 7.1 1.2
32Eric Hosmer 667 80 24 1 25 104 57 132 5 3 .266 .328 .433 .261 7.6 0.5
33Paulo Orlando 484 52 24 4 5 43 13 105 14 3 .302 .329 .405 .257 10.0 0.6
34Kendrys Morales 618 65 24 0 30 93 48 120 0 0 .263 .327 .468 .270 11.7 1.2
35Salvador Perez 546 57 28 2 22 64 22 119 0 0 .247 .288 .438 .245 12.7 0.8
36Lorenzo Cain 434 56 19 1 9 56 31 84 14 5 .287 .339 .408 .258 13.1 2.1

Pitchers by SV descending

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Rank

Player

W

L
Sorted Descending
SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Wade Davis 2 1 27 45 0 43.3 6.85 3.32 9.76 0.00 1.87 2.25 2.96 9.7 1.0
2Kelvin Herrera 2 6 12 72 0 72.0 7.12 1.50 10.75 0.75 2.75 2.43 2.36 20.9 2.2
3Joakim Soria 5 8 1 70 0 66.7 9.45 3.64 9.18 1.35 4.05 4.32 3.75 9.0 0.9
4Chris Young 3 9 1 34 13 88.7 10.56 4.36 9.54 2.84 6.19 6.58 6.47 -12.4 -1.3
5Alec Mills 0 0 0 3 0 3.3 8.10 13.50 10.80 0.00 13.50 6.11 2.49 0.9 0.1
6Edinson Volquez 10 11 0 34 34 189.3 10.32 3.61 6.61 1.09 5.37 4.53 4.88 10.1 1.0
7Matt Strahm 2 2 0 21 0 22.0 5.32 4.50 12.27 0.00 1.23 2.02 2.77 5.4 0.6
8Yordano Ventura 11 12 0 32 32 186.0 9.19 3.77 6.97 1.11 4.45 4.55 4.19 24.2 2.5
9Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 10 0 8.3 11.88 5.40 7.56 1.08 6.48 4.79 4.59 0.4 0.0
10Brian Flynn 1 2 0 36 1 55.3 6.18 3.74 7.16 0.81 2.60 3.99 3.92 6.6 0.7
11Chien-Ming Wang 6 0 0 38 0 53.3 10.12 3.04 5.06 1.01 4.22 4.57 5.46 -2.9 -0.3
12Brooks Pounders 2 1 0 13 0 12.7 13.50 2.13 9.24 4.26 9.24 7.92 4.60 0.5 0.1
13Jason Vargas 0 0 0 3 3 12.0 6.00 2.25 8.25 0.75 2.25 3.11 3.61 2.3 0.2
14Luke Hochevar 2 3 0 40 0 37.3 7.47 2.17 9.64 1.45 3.86 4.02 3.86 4.6 0.5
15Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.16 5.34 0.1 0.0
16Ian Kennedy 11 11 0 33 33 195.7 7.96 3.04 8.46 1.52 3.68 4.63 4.09 27.7 2.9
17Danny Duffy 12 3 0 42 26 179.7 8.17 2.10 9.42 1.35 3.51 3.79 3.69 32.6 3.4
18Dillon Gee 8 9 0 33 14 125.0 10.51 2.66 6.41 1.73 4.68 5.21 5.47 -3.7 -0.4
19Scott 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
20Peter Moylan 2 0 0 50 0 44.7 8.46 3.22 6.85 0.81 3.43 3.96 4.05 4.6 0.5
21Drew Butera 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 6.75 0.00 6.75 0.00 0.00 1.61 4.44 0.1 0.0

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