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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 09-23)
1 Cleveland Indians 90 63 .588 - 4.90 4.16 0.74 0.0 4
2 Detroit Tigers 83 70 .542 7.0 4.61 4.47 0.14 0.8 9
3 Kansas City Royals 77 77 .500 13.5 4.12 4.36 -0.24 10.3 21
4 Chicago White Sox 72 81 .471 18.0 4.19 4.49 -0.30 1.3 20
5 Minnesota Twins 55 99 .357 35.5 4.47 5.57 -1.10 -8.3 28



2016 Rankings

77 Wins is tied for 16th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
77 Losses is 19th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
.500 Win Pct is 17th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
4.12 RS/G is 25th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division
4.36 RA/G is 14th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.24 Diff/G is 22nd in MLB, 12th in league, 3rd in division
10.3 Pyth O/U is 2nd in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2016 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 09-24)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 5 4 .556 40 34 .256 .325 .404
Minnesota Twins 4 4 .500 33 36 .251 .317 .402
Chicago White Sox 4 5 .444 37 37 .260 .315 .400
Detroit Tigers 4 5 .444 37 38 .263 .323 .412
Kansas City Royals 3 5 .375 30 36 .257 .306 .382

Top offensive performers by VORP

Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

27.2 VORP
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

23.4 VORP
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

13.7 VORP

Bottom pitching performers by BB9

Drew Butera
Drew Butera

0.00 BB9
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

1.32 BB9
Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy

1.59 BB9

Hitters by VORP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv
Sorted Descending
VORP

BWARP
1Danny Duffy 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .153 27.2 0.0
2Ian Kennedy 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 23.4 -0.2
3Salvador Perez 523 56 28 2 21 61 20 115 0 0 .249 .289 .442 .247 13.7 0.6
4Lorenzo Cain 434 56 19 1 9 56 31 84 14 5 .287 .339 .408 .258 12.9 2.0
5Edinson Volquez 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.015 12.0 -0.1
6Kendrys Morales 587 60 21 0 29 89 47 117 0 0 .261 .327 .466 .270 10.4 1.0
7Alcides Escobar 652 57 24 6 7 52 27 91 17 4 .266 .299 .360 .233 9.6 1.2
8Eric Hosmer 645 78 24 1 23 97 55 124 5 3 .268 .330 .431 .260 7.0 0.4
9Paulo Orlando 451 46 20 4 5 40 12 98 12 2 .293 .320 .394 .251 6.9 0.0
10Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .280 5.3 0.5
11Yordano Ventura 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .243 5.2 0.2
12Cheslor Cuthbert 482 46 28 1 10 43 30 91 2 0 .276 .320 .410 .249 5.1 0.4
13Whit Merrifield 300 40 19 2 2 25 15 68 7 3 .282 .317 .384 .250 4.5 0.5
14Drew Butera 119 15 10 0 4 14 7 32 0 0 .264 .308 .464 .254 4.2 0.5
15Jarrod Dyson 315 40 11 7 1 23 25 36 28 7 .264 .328 .364 .239 4.0 0.9
16Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .233 2.4 0.3
17Dillon Gee 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .484 1.6 0.0
18Alex Gordon 478 58 14 2 16 35 51 136 8 1 .218 .314 .376 .239 1.4 -0.4
19Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .273 1.3 0.2
20Daniel Nava 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .250 .400 .500 .317 0.8 0.1
21Brett Eibner 85 11 6 0 3 10 6 23 0 0 .231 .286 .423 .249 0.7 0.2
22Hunter Dozier 12 3 1 0 0 1 1 5 0 0 .182 .250 .273 .247 0.1 0.0
23Terrance Gore 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 1 .000 .000 .000 .026 -0.3 0.0
24Billy Burns 28 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 2 .269 .321 .269 .218 -0.4 -0.2
25Tony Cruz 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .107 -0.6 -0.1
26Christian Colon 161 13 6 0 1 13 11 31 0 1 .231 .294 .293 .216 -4.1 0.1
27Raul Mondesi 137 14 1 3 1 11 5 44 7 1 .185 .229 .266 .186 -5.5 -0.9
28Chris Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.006 -8.4 -0.1
29Matthew Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Chien-Ming Wang 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
35Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
36Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by BB9 ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9
Sorted Ascending
BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Drew Butera 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 6.75 0.00 6.75 0.00 0.00 1.61 0.00 0.6 0.0
2Kelvin Herrera 2 5 11 68 0 68.3 6.45 1.32 10.80 0.79 2.24 2.42 0.00 15.5 0.0
3Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 6 0 5.7 11.12 1.59 6.35 0.00 6.35 2.22 0.00 1.8 0.0
4Danny Duffy 12 3 0 41 25 173.3 8.05 2.08 9.61 1.35 3.43 3.74 0.00 27.0 0.0
5Luke Hochevar 2 3 0 40 0 37.3 7.47 2.17 9.64 1.45 3.86 4.02 0.00 2.9 0.0
6Jason Vargas 0 0 0 2 2 7.0 5.14 2.57 6.43 1.29 3.86 4.39 0.00 1.1 0.0
7Dillon Gee 7 9 0 32 14 122.3 10.45 2.72 6.55 1.77 4.63 5.26 0.00 0.5 0.0
8Brooks Pounders 1 1 0 9 0 9.7 16.76 2.79 10.24 5.59 12.10 9.83 0.00 -4.7 0.0
9Ian Kennedy 11 10 0 31 31 183.0 8.07 3.00 8.66 1.52 3.64 4.57 0.00 23.8 0.0
10Chien-Ming Wang 6 0 0 38 0 53.3 10.12 3.04 5.06 1.01 4.22 4.57 0.00 0.4 0.0
11Brian Flynn 1 2 0 33 1 51.7 5.92 3.31 7.14 0.70 2.26 3.69 0.00 5.2 0.0
12Matthew Strahm 2 1 0 18 0 19.0 5.68 3.32 12.32 0.00 0.95 1.63 0.00 7.3 0.0
13Edinson Volquez 10 11 0 32 32 181.7 10.21 3.37 6.59 1.09 5.25 4.44 0.00 12.7 0.0
14Peter Moylan 2 0 0 46 0 42.3 8.93 3.40 6.80 0.85 3.61 4.10 0.00 1.2 0.0
15Scott Alexander 0 0 0 15 0 17.7 10.70 3.57 7.64 0.51 3.57 3.33 0.00 0.9 0.0
16Yordano Ventura 11 11 0 30 30 176.0 8.90 3.73 6.65 1.18 4.35 4.69 0.00 4.9 0.0
17Wade Davis 1 1 25 40 0 38.3 6.57 3.76 9.86 0.00 2.11 2.40 0.00 9.8 0.0
18Joakim Soria 4 8 1 66 0 63.3 9.38 3.84 9.09 1.28 4.12 4.31 0.00 1.3 0.0
19Chris Young 3 9 1 33 13 87.0 10.76 4.34 9.41 2.90 6.31 6.68 0.00 -8.2 0.0
20Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.16 0.00 1.1 0.0
21Alec Mills 0 0 0 3 0 3.3 8.10 13.50 10.80 0.00 13.50 6.11 0.00 -0.4 0.0

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