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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 08-29)
1 Cleveland Indians 74 56 .569 - 4.87 4.18 0.69 -0.7 5
2 Detroit Tigers 70 61 .534 4.5 4.63 4.48 0.15 0.0 9
3 Kansas City Royals 69 62 .527 5.5 4.03 4.15 -0.12 8.5 18
4 Chicago White Sox 63 67 .485 11.0 4.07 4.32 -0.25 3.0 21
5 Minnesota Twins 49 82 .374 25.5 4.54 5.49 -0.95 -6.9 25



2016 Rankings

69 Wins is tied for 11th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
62 Losses is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
.527 Win Pct is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
4.03 RS/G is 26th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division
4.15 RA/G is 10th in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
-0.12 Diff/G is 20th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
8.5 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: 08-30)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 18 14 .562 144 124 .257 .325 .406
Detroit Tigers 16 15 .516 133 133 .264 .324 .414
Chicago White Sox 16 16 .500 138 135 .261 .316 .403
Minnesota Twins 15 16 .484 130 139 .253 .315 .404
Kansas City Royals 14 17 .452 120 139 .258 .306 .382

Top offensive performers by B2

Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

25 B2
Cheslor Cuthbert
Cheslor Cuthbert

24 B2
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

23 B2

Top pitching performers by ERA

Alec Mills
Alec Mills

13.50 ERA
Brooks Pounders
Brooks Pounders

13.50 ERA
Kris Medlen
Kris Medlen

7.77 ERA

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 451 49 25 2 20 58 17 101 0 0 .260 .295 .468 .269 20.1 1.3
2Cheslor Cuthbert 403 42 24 1 10 42 21 83 1 0 .290 .326 .438 .269 13.4 1.2
3Eric Hosmer 547 63 23 1 18 79 47 105 5 2 .274 .336 .433 .272 11.6 0.9
4Alcides Escobar 567 48 20 4 4 42 24 73 14 4 .265 .296 .341 .233 8.3 0.7
5Kendrys Morales 488 47 19 0 20 59 40 99 0 0 .250 .318 .430 .264 5.5 0.6
6Lorenzo Cain 424 54 18 1 9 55 28 82 12 5 .287 .335 .408 .263 14.0 2.4
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 394 52 13 1 14 29 42 109 6 1 .227 .325 .394 .256 8.2 0.8
10Jarrod Dyson 243 29 10 4 1 17 22 31 21 7 .239 .315 .338 .233 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 100 12 9 0 3 12 6 25 0 0 .261 .306 .457 .264 4.1 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 105 10 1 3 1 10 4 33 6 0 .191 .232 .298 .199 -2.3 -0.3
18Yordano Ventura 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .222 2.2 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 -8.9 -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 2.1 0.0
34Matthew Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by ERA descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9
Sorted Descending
ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Alec Mills 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 13.50 27.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 16.61 5.04 0.0 0.0
2Brooks Pounders 1 1 0 4 0 4.7 17.36 3.86 11.57 5.79 13.50 10.19 4.80 0.1 0.0
3Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.17 5.62 -0.7 -0.1
4Chris Young 3 8 1 28 13 80.0 10.01 4.28 9.34 2.92 5.96 6.73 4.99 2.3 0.3
5Edinson Volquez 10 10 0 27 27 156.7 9.77 3.22 6.55 1.03 4.88 4.34 5.59 -3.8 -0.4
6Scott Alexander 0 0 0 9 0 13.0 10.38 3.46 7.62 0.69 4.85 3.58 3.95 1.5 0.2
7Chien-Ming Wang 6 0 0 37 0 51.3 10.34 2.98 5.08 1.05 4.38 4.61 5.32 -1.9 -0.2
8Dillon Gee 6 7 0 27 12 105.0 10.37 2.66 7.20 1.63 4.37 4.87 4.80 4.8 0.5
9Yordano Ventura 9 9 0 26 26 149.7 8.54 3.61 6.92 1.26 4.33 4.72 4.81 9.2 1.0
10Luke Hochevar 2 3 0 40 0 37.3 7.47 2.17 9.64 1.45 3.86 4.02 4.07 3.8 0.4
11Joakim Soria 4 5 1 57 0 56.3 8.47 3.83 9.11 1.28 3.67 4.32 3.91 6.7 0.7
12Ian Kennedy 9 9 0 26 26 153.7 7.79 2.81 8.96 1.64 3.57 4.64 4.10 21.6 2.3
13Peter Moylan 2 0 0 34 0 33.0 9.00 3.82 7.64 0.55 3.55 3.66 4.09 3.3 0.4
14Danny Duffy 11 2 0 36 20 143.7 7.52 1.94 9.33 1.13 3.01 3.46 3.37 31.1 3.3
15Brian Flynn 1 1 0 25 1 41.7 6.26 3.24 7.34 0.86 2.59 3.81 4.07 4.3 0.5
16Kelvin Herrera 1 4 11 60 0 60.0 6.60 1.20 11.25 0.60 1.80 2.03 2.52 16.4 1.8
17Wade Davis 1 0 21 35 0 33.7 5.88 4.01 8.55 0.00 1.60 2.73 3.98 3.7 0.4
18Matthew Strahm 2 0 0 10 0 13.3 4.05 2.70 13.50 0.00 0.68 1.01 2.85 3.1 0.3
19Drew 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

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