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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 06-28)
1 Cleveland Indians 46 30 .605 - 4.92 3.76 1.16 -1.1 2
2 Kansas City Royals 40 36 .526 6.0 4.09 4.29 -0.20 3.4 19
3 Detroit Tigers 38 38 .500 8.0 4.72 4.87 -0.15 -0.9 16
4 Chicago White Sox 38 39 .494 8.5 4.10 4.27 -0.17 1.8 14
5 Minnesota Twins 25 51 .329 21.0 4.03 5.45 -1.42 -3.5 27



2016 Rankings

40 Wins is tied for 12th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
36 Losses is tied for 10th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
.526 Win Pct is tied for 11th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 2nd in division
4.09 RS/G is tied for 23rd in MLB, tied for 12th in league, 4th in division
4.29 RA/G is 14th in MLB, 6th in league, 3rd in division
-0.20 Diff/G is 19th in MLB, 10th in league, 4th in division
3.4 Pyth O/U is 7th in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2016 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 06-30)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 48 37 .565 378 325 .258 .323 .407
Chicago White Sox 43 41 .512 359 352 .261 .316 .404
Detroit Tigers 42 43 .494 366 368 .263 .321 .411
Minnesota Twins 40 45 .471 353 374 .252 .316 .404
Kansas City Royals 39 46 .459 337 368 .261 .309 .383

Top offensive performers by CS

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

4 CS
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

4 CS
Jarrod Dyson
Jarrod Dyson

3 CS

Top pitching performers by GS

Edinson Volquez
Edinson Volquez

16 GS
Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura

15 GS
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

15 GS

Hitters by CS descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB
Sorted Descending
CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Lorenzo Cain 307 39 12 0 8 39 19 64 6 4 .290 .336 .416 .260 10.3 2.0
2Alcides Escobar 347 27 11 2 1 19 10 48 10 4 .260 .282 .315 .216 -1.9 -0.4
3Jarrod Dyson 142 16 5 1 0 8 12 16 12 3 .252 .326 .309 .226 -0.3 0.6
4Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .280 1.7 0.2
5Whit Merrifield 155 22 10 1 2 13 5 32 4 1 .307 .329 .427 .266 5.3 0.7
6Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.3 0.6
7Eric Hosmer 319 43 17 1 12 48 27 63 4 1 .311 .370 .502 .308 17.8 1.4
8Paulo Orlando 188 16 9 3 1 16 5 38 5 1 .343 .369 .444 .301 11.5 1.2
9Christian Colon 71 4 2 0 0 4 6 13 0 1 .277 .338 .308 .241 -1.0 0.0
10Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .237 3.0 0.4
11Cheslor Cuthbert 174 18 6 0 7 20 8 38 1 0 .273 .306 .436 .258 1.7 0.4
12Brett Eibner 41 6 5 0 1 7 3 11 0 0 .297 .350 .514 .301 2.5 0.3
13Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Salvador Perez 261 29 15 2 12 37 11 60 0 0 .297 .330 .520 .301 18.8 1.7
15Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Dillon Gee 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Kendrys Morales 282 29 11 0 10 37 22 55 0 0 .247 .312 .408 .255 0.7 0.1
18Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Drew Butera 58 9 7 0 2 8 5 10 0 0 .308 .368 .558 .318 5.6 0.7
20Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Alex Gordon 180 21 6 0 5 11 16 54 3 0 .212 .311 .346 .239 -0.2 -0.2
22Ian Kennedy 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -0.1 -0.1
23Tony Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.6 -0.1
24Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .121 0.0 0.0
25Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .059 -0.1 0.0

Pitchers by GS descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G
Sorted Descending
GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Edinson Volquez 7 7 0 16 16 92.7 9.62 3.50 7.09 0.97 5.15 4.21 5.32 0.1 0.0
2Yordano Ventura 6 5 0 15 15 84.7 8.93 4.15 6.70 1.17 5.00 4.85 5.35 -0.2 0.0
3Ian Kennedy 6 6 0 15 15 88.7 7.71 2.94 8.63 1.93 3.96 5.21 3.97 13.4 1.4
4Chris Young 2 7 0 13 11 53.7 10.23 3.86 9.22 3.52 6.54 7.45 5.86 -3.3 -0.4
5Danny Duffy 3 1 0 25 9 66.7 7.56 2.16 10.66 1.49 3.24 3.75 2.67 18.9 2.0
6Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.18 5.84 -1.4 -0.1
7Dillon Gee 2 2 0 15 4 49.0 10.84 3.31 7.71 1.84 4.04 5.29 5.15 -0.3 0.0
8Kelvin Herrera 1 1 0 37 0 36.7 6.38 1.47 11.29 0.49 1.47 1.98 2.48 10.1 1.1
9Scott Alexander 0 0 0 9 0 13.0 10.38 3.46 7.62 0.69 4.85 3.59 4.38 0.8 0.1
10Alec Mills 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 13.50 27.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 16.62 5.62 0.0 0.0
11Luke Hochevar 1 1 0 31 0 29.7 6.37 1.82 10.31 1.21 3.03 3.50 2.93 6.6 0.7
12Peter Moylan 2 0 0 13 0 18.7 10.12 2.89 8.20 0.48 3.38 3.12 4.58 0.8 0.1
13Wade Davis 1 0 18 28 0 27.3 4.94 3.62 8.56 0.00 0.99 2.65 3.80 3.5 0.4
14Drew Butera 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 9.00 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 1.12 4.20 0.1 0.0
15Joakim Soria 3 3 1 35 0 36.0 7.50 3.50 8.00 0.75 3.00 3.68 4.19 3.0 0.3
16Chien-Ming Wang 4 0 0 23 0 30.0 9.60 3.00 5.70 1.20 3.90 4.59 5.17 -0.7 -0.1
17Brian Flynn 1 0 0 8 0 16.0 5.06 3.94 7.88 0.56 2.81 3.50 3.98 1.7 0.2

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