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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 06-26)
1 Cleveland Indians 44 30 .595 - 4.88 3.78 1.10 -1.5 2
2 Kansas City Royals 39 35 .527 5.0 4.07 4.27 -0.20 3.5 20
3 Chicago White Sox 38 38 .500 7.0 4.16 4.28 -0.12 2.0 14
4 Detroit Tigers 37 38 .493 7.5 4.69 4.87 -0.18 -1.6 15
5 Minnesota Twins 24 51 .320 20.5 4.03 5.52 -1.49 -3.8 27



2016 Rankings

39 Wins is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 2nd in division
35 Losses is tied for 11th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
.527 Win Pct is tied for 12th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
4.07 RS/G is 23rd in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
4.27 RA/G is 12th in MLB, 4th in league, 2nd in division
-0.20 Diff/G is 19th in MLB, 10th in league, 4th in division
3.5 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: 06-27)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 50 38 .568 387 336 .257 .323 .407
Chicago White Sox 44 42 .512 371 360 .260 .316 .404
Detroit Tigers 43 44 .494 375 376 .263 .321 .410
Minnesota Twins 41 46 .471 362 382 .253 .316 .404
Kansas City Royals 41 47 .466 348 379 .261 .309 .383

Top offensive performers by R

Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

40 R
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

37 R
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

29 R

Bottom pitching performers by SV

Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

0 SV
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

0 SV
Chien-Ming Wang
Chien-Ming Wang

0 SV

Hitters by R descending

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Rank

Player

PA
Sorted Descending
R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Eric Hosmer 310 40 15 1 12 46 26 59 4 1 .310 .368 .498 .306 16.4 1.3
2Lorenzo Cain 299 37 12 0 8 38 19 64 6 4 .288 .334 .417 .260 10.1 2.1
3Salvador Perez 257 29 15 2 12 36 11 59 0 0 .293 .327 .521 .300 18.3 1.5
4Kendrys Morales 274 27 10 0 10 35 22 54 0 0 .231 .299 .393 .245 -1.6 -0.2
5Alcides Escobar 338 26 11 2 1 19 10 48 10 4 .255 .278 .311 .213 -2.0 -0.5
6Whit Merrifield 145 21 10 1 2 13 5 27 4 1 .321 .345 .450 .279 6.8 0.9
7Alex Gordon 175 21 6 0 5 11 16 51 3 0 .219 .320 .358 .246 0.9 -0.1
8Cheslor Cuthbert 166 18 5 0 7 18 8 38 1 0 .280 .315 .446 .264 2.5 0.6
9Jarrod Dyson 142 16 5 1 0 8 12 16 12 3 .252 .326 .309 .226 -0.3 0.6
10Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .237 3.0 0.3
11Paulo Orlando 180 15 9 3 1 15 5 38 5 1 .359 .385 .465 .310 12.9 1.3
12Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.3 0.6
13Drew Butera 54 9 7 0 2 8 4 10 0 0 .306 .358 .571 .317 5.1 0.6
14Brett Eibner 41 6 5 0 1 7 3 11 0 0 .297 .350 .514 .301 2.5 0.3
15Christian Colon 67 4 2 0 0 3 5 12 0 1 .274 .328 .306 .237 -0.9 0.0
16Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .280 1.7 0.2
17Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .059 -0.1 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
20Tony Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.6 -0.1
21Ian Kennedy 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -0.1 -0.1
22Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .121 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by SV ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L
Sorted Ascending
SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Scott Alexander 0 0 0 9 0 13.0 10.38 3.46 7.62 0.69 4.85 3.56 4.38 0.8 0.1
2Kelvin Herrera 1 1 0 37 0 36.7 6.38 1.47 11.29 0.49 1.47 1.95 2.54 9.7 1.0
3Chien-Ming Wang 4 0 0 23 0 30.0 9.60 3.00 5.70 1.20 3.90 4.57 5.17 -0.8 -0.1
4Alec Mills 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 13.50 27.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 16.60 5.63 -0.1 0.0
5Brian Flynn 1 0 0 7 0 13.3 5.40 4.05 8.77 0.68 3.38 3.48 3.99 1.4 0.1
6Luke Hochevar 1 1 0 31 0 29.7 6.37 1.82 10.31 1.21 3.03 3.47 2.94 6.5 0.7
7Ian Kennedy 6 6 0 15 15 88.7 7.71 2.94 8.63 1.93 3.96 5.19 4.24 10.4 1.1
8Dillon Gee 2 2 0 15 4 49.0 10.84 3.31 7.71 1.84 4.04 5.26 5.08 -0.1 0.0
9Drew Butera 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 9.00 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 1.10 4.21 0.1 0.0
10Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.16 5.88 -1.6 -0.2
11Danny Duffy 2 1 0 24 8 58.7 7.67 2.45 10.89 1.53 3.38 3.87 2.88 15.0 1.6
12Edinson Volquez 7 7 0 16 16 92.7 9.62 3.50 7.09 0.97 5.15 4.19 5.27 0.3 0.0
13Peter Moylan 2 0 0 12 0 17.7 10.19 2.55 8.15 0.51 3.57 3.04 4.53 0.8 0.1
14Yordano Ventura 6 4 0 14 14 79.3 8.74 4.08 6.69 1.13 4.54 4.73 5.32 -0.2 0.0
15Chris Young 2 7 0 13 11 53.7 10.23 3.86 9.22 3.52 6.54 7.42 5.74 -2.8 -0.3
16Joakim Soria 3 3 1 34 0 35.0 7.71 3.60 8.23 0.77 3.09 3.67 4.16 2.9 0.3
17Wade Davis 1 0 18 28 0 27.3 4.94 3.62 8.56 0.00 0.99 2.62 3.73 3.6 0.4

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