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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 06-30)
1 Cleveland Indians 48 30 .615 - 4.88 3.68 1.20 -0.9 2
2 Kansas City Royals 42 36 .538 6.0 4.08 4.23 -0.15 4.0 20
3 Detroit Tigers 40 38 .513 8.0 4.86 4.87 -0.01 -0.4 14
4 Chicago White Sox 40 39 .506 8.5 4.19 4.30 -0.11 2.5 15
5 Minnesota Twins 25 53 .321 23.0 4.06 5.50 -1.44 -4.3 27



2016 Rankings

42 Wins is tied for 9th in MLB, tied for 5th in league, 2nd in division
36 Losses is tied for 9th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division
.538 Win Pct is tied for 8th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division
4.08 RS/G is 25th in MLB, 14th in league, 4th in division
4.23 RA/G is tied for 10th in MLB, 3rd in league, 2nd in division
-0.15 Diff/G is 19th in MLB, 10th in league, 4th in division
4 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: 07-01)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 48 36 .571 373 321 .258 .323 .407
Chicago White Sox 43 40 .518 357 347 .261 .316 .404
Detroit Tigers 42 42 .500 360 363 .263 .321 .410
Minnesota Twins 40 44 .476 351 369 .252 .316 .405
Kansas City Royals 38 46 .452 331 364 .261 .309 .383

Top offensive performers by B2

Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

17 B2
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

15 B2
Kendrys Morales
Kendrys Morales

13 B2

Top pitching performers by ERA

Alec Mills
Alec Mills

13.50 ERA
Kris Medlen
Kris Medlen

7.77 ERA
Chris Young
Chris Young

6.24 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
1Eric Hosmer 330 43 17 1 12 48 29 66 4 1 .305 .367 .490 .303 16.9 1.3
2Salvador Perez 271 29 15 2 12 37 11 63 0 0 .289 .321 .504 .293 17.4 1.6
3Kendrys Morales 290 30 13 0 11 39 22 56 0 0 .262 .324 .437 .268 4.9 0.5
4Alcides Escobar 358 28 12 2 1 21 10 49 11 4 .261 .282 .318 .217 -1.4 -0.4
5Lorenzo Cain 307 39 12 0 8 39 19 64 6 4 .290 .336 .416 .260 10.3 2.0
6Whit Merrifield 162 24 11 1 2 14 5 33 5 1 .306 .327 .427 .274 7.2 0.9
7Paulo Orlando 192 16 9 3 1 16 5 39 5 1 .335 .361 .434 .295 10.6 1.0
8Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .237 3.0 0.4
9Drew Butera 59 9 7 0 2 8 5 10 0 0 .302 .362 .547 .312 5.4 0.7
10Jarrod Dyson 152 16 7 1 0 9 14 16 12 3 .260 .338 .328 .236 1.1 0.8
11Cheslor Cuthbert 181 19 6 0 7 20 9 39 1 0 .269 .306 .427 .255 1.5 0.4
12Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.3 0.6
13Alex Gordon 191 22 6 0 5 11 17 56 3 0 .211 .309 .337 .236 -0.7 -0.2
14Brett Eibner 43 6 5 0 1 7 3 12 0 0 .282 .333 .487 .288 2.1 0.2
15Christian Colon 78 5 2 0 0 4 7 13 0 1 .282 .346 .310 .254 -0.4 0.1
16Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .280 1.7 0.2
17Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Dillon Gee 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Chien-Ming Wang 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Chris Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -0.1 0.0
22Edinson Volquez 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.4 -0.1
23Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Ian Kennedy 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -0.1 -0.1
27Tony Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.6 -0.1
28Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .121 0.0 0.0
29Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .059 -0.1 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 16.63 5.62 0.0 0.0
2Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.19 5.83 -1.3 -0.1
3Chris Young 2 7 0 14 12 57.7 9.68 4.53 9.36 3.43 6.24 7.52 5.75 -2.8 -0.3
4Yordano Ventura 6 5 0 15 15 84.7 8.93 4.15 6.70 1.17 5.00 4.86 5.47 -1.1 -0.1
5Scott Alexander 0 0 0 9 0 13.0 10.38 3.46 7.62 0.69 4.85 3.60 4.39 0.8 0.1
6Edinson Volquez 7 7 0 17 17 99.3 9.51 3.35 6.98 0.91 4.80 4.10 5.05 3.3 0.4
7Dillon Gee 3 2 0 16 4 51.0 10.59 3.18 7.94 1.94 4.06 5.35 5.13 -0.1 0.0
8Ian Kennedy 6 6 0 15 15 88.7 7.71 2.94 8.63 1.93 3.96 5.22 3.94 13.9 1.5
9Chien-Ming Wang 5 0 0 24 0 32.0 9.00 2.81 5.62 1.12 3.66 4.45 4.94 0.1 0.0
10Peter Moylan 2 0 0 13 0 18.7 10.12 2.89 8.20 0.48 3.38 3.13 4.63 0.7 0.1
11Danny Duffy 3 1 0 25 9 66.7 7.56 2.16 10.66 1.49 3.24 3.76 2.68 19.0 2.0
12Joakim Soria 3 3 1 36 0 37.0 7.54 3.65 7.78 0.97 3.16 4.11 4.43 2.2 0.2
13Luke Hochevar 1 1 0 33 0 31.0 6.39 2.03 10.16 1.16 2.90 3.52 2.96 6.9 0.7
14Brian Flynn 1 0 0 8 0 16.0 5.06 3.94 7.88 0.56 2.81 3.51 4.09 1.5 0.2
15Kelvin Herrera 1 1 0 39 0 38.7 6.05 1.63 11.41 0.47 1.40 1.97 2.51 10.5 1.1
16Wade Davis 1 0 19 30 0 29.3 5.52 3.68 8.59 0.00 1.23 2.66 3.89 3.5 0.4
17Drew Butera 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 9.00 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 1.13 4.21 0.1 0.0

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