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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 08-28)
1 Cleveland Indians 73 56 .566 - 4.90 4.22 0.68 -1.2 6
2 Detroit Tigers 69 61 .531 4.5 4.63 4.49 0.14 -0.3 9
3 Kansas City Royals 68 62 .523 5.5 4.00 4.14 -0.14 8.1 19
4 Chicago White Sox 63 66 .488 10.0 4.08 4.32 -0.24 3.4 21
5 Minnesota Twins 49 81 .377 24.5 4.58 5.52 -0.94 -6.4 25



2016 Rankings

68 Wins is tied for 11th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
62 Losses is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
.523 Win Pct is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
4.00 RS/G is tied for 26th in MLB, tied for 14th in league, 5th in division
4.14 RA/G is tied for 9th in MLB, tied for 1st in league, 1st in division
-0.14 Diff/G is 21st in MLB, 11th in league, 3rd in division
8.1 Pyth O/U is 3rd in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2016 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-29)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 19 14 .576 151 128 .257 .325 .406
Chicago White Sox 17 16 .515 142 140 .261 .316 .402
Detroit Tigers 16 16 .500 139 138 .264 .324 .414
Kansas City Royals 15 17 .469 130 143 .258 .307 .382
Minnesota Twins 15 17 .469 134 144 .253 .315 .404

Top offensive performers by B2

Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

25 B2
Cheslor Cuthbert
Cheslor Cuthbert

24 B2
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

23 B2

Bottom pitching performers by L

Chien-Ming Wang
Chien-Ming Wang

0 L
Alec Mills
Alec Mills

0 L
Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

0 L

Hitters by B2 descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R
Sorted Descending
2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Salvador Perez 448 49 25 2 20 58 17 101 0 0 .257 .292 .467 .267 19.4 1.3
2Cheslor Cuthbert 399 41 24 1 10 41 21 80 1 0 .291 .327 .440 .270 13.6 1.2
3Eric Hosmer 543 63 23 1 18 78 47 104 5 2 .274 .337 .435 .273 11.9 1.0
4Alcides Escobar 563 47 20 4 3 39 24 71 14 4 .265 .297 .336 .232 7.4 0.6
5Kendrys Morales 484 45 19 0 20 58 40 98 0 0 .248 .316 .429 .263 5.0 0.5
6Lorenzo Cain 420 53 18 1 9 54 27 82 11 5 .287 .333 .408 .262 13.6 2.3
7Paulo Orlando 372 36 16 4 4 28 10 80 11 2 .307 .333 .409 .267 11.1 0.8
8Whit Merrifield 220 30 15 1 2 17 10 50 5 1 .271 .305 .381 .250 4.5 0.6
9Alex Gordon 390 51 13 1 14 28 41 108 6 0 .226 .323 .394 .255 8.0 0.7
10Jarrod Dyson 239 28 10 4 1 17 22 31 20 7 .239 .316 .340 .234 2.4 0.7
11Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .237 3.1 0.4
12Drew Butera 99 12 9 0 3 12 6 24 0 0 .264 .309 .462 .266 4.3 0.5
13Brett Eibner 85 11 6 0 3 10 6 23 0 0 .231 .286 .423 .262 1.7 0.3
14Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.3 0.6
15Christian Colon 136 12 5 0 0 10 10 25 0 1 .236 .304 .276 .221 -3.1 0.1
16Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .280 1.6 0.2
17Raul Mondesi 101 9 1 3 1 10 4 30 6 0 .189 .232 .300 .200 -2.5 -0.3
18Yordano Ventura 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .222 2.3 0.1
19Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .059 -0.1 0.0
20Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Billy Burns 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .111 .111 .111 .086 -1.9 -0.2
22Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Chien-Ming Wang 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Chris Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -7.5 -0.1
25Edinson Volquez 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.010 1.4 -0.2
26Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Ian Kennedy 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 16.1 -0.2
31Tony Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.6 -0.1
32Danny Duffy 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .152 22.6 -0.1
33Dillon Gee 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .487 0.5 0.1
34Matthew Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by L ascending

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Rank

Player

W
Sorted Ascending
L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Chien-Ming Wang 6 0 0 37 0 51.3 10.34 2.98 5.08 1.05 4.38 4.61 5.34 -2.1 -0.2
2Alec Mills 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 13.50 27.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 16.61 5.06 0.0 0.0
3Scott Alexander 0 0 0 9 0 13.0 10.38 3.46 7.62 0.69 4.85 3.57 3.94 1.5 0.2
4Matthew Strahm 2 0 0 10 0 13.3 4.05 2.70 13.50 0.00 0.68 1.01 2.83 3.2 0.3
5Peter Moylan 2 0 0 33 0 32.3 8.91 3.62 7.79 0.56 3.62 3.58 4.00 3.5 0.4
6Wade Davis 1 0 21 35 0 33.7 5.88 4.01 8.55 0.00 1.60 2.73 3.97 3.8 0.4
7Drew Butera 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 6.75 0.00 6.75 0.00 0.00 1.61 3.85 0.2 0.0
8Brian Flynn 1 1 0 24 1 40.7 6.20 3.32 7.30 0.89 2.66 3.87 4.06 4.2 0.5
9Brooks Pounders 1 1 0 4 0 4.7 17.36 3.86 11.57 5.79 13.50 10.18 4.82 0.1 0.0
10Danny Duffy 11 2 0 36 20 143.7 7.52 1.94 9.33 1.13 3.01 3.46 3.36 31.3 3.3
11Luke Hochevar 2 3 0 40 0 37.3 7.47 2.17 9.64 1.45 3.86 4.02 4.08 3.7 0.4
12Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.17 5.59 -0.6 -0.1
13Kelvin Herrera 1 4 10 59 0 58.7 6.44 1.23 11.20 0.61 1.84 2.07 2.53 16.0 1.7
14Joakim Soria 4 5 1 57 0 56.3 8.47 3.83 9.11 1.28 3.67 4.32 3.87 6.9 0.7
15Dillon Gee 5 7 0 26 11 99.0 10.64 2.73 7.27 1.73 4.55 5.02 4.75 5.0 0.5
16Chris Young 3 8 1 27 13 80.0 9.90 4.16 9.34 2.92 5.74 6.65 4.93 2.9 0.3
17Yordano Ventura 9 9 0 26 26 149.7 8.54 3.61 6.92 1.26 4.33 4.72 4.83 8.9 1.0
18Ian Kennedy 9 9 0 26 26 153.7 7.79 2.81 8.96 1.64 3.57 4.64 4.11 21.5 2.3
19Edinson Volquez 10 10 0 27 27 156.7 9.77 3.22 6.55 1.03 4.88 4.34 5.59 -3.7 -0.4

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