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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 06-27)
1 Cleveland Indians 45 30 .600 - 4.92 3.77 1.15 -1.2 2
2 Kansas City Royals 40 35 .533 5.0 4.09 4.24 -0.15 3.7 19
3 Chicago White Sox 38 38 .500 7.5 4.16 4.28 -0.12 2.0 15
4 Detroit Tigers 37 38 .493 8.0 4.69 4.87 -0.18 -1.6 16
5 Minnesota Twins 24 51 .320 21.0 4.03 5.52 -1.49 -3.8 27



2016 Rankings

40 Wins is tied for 11th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 2nd in division
35 Losses is tied for 9th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division
.533 Win Pct is tied for 10th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
4.09 RS/G is 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 4th in division
4.24 RA/G is 10th in MLB, 2nd in league, 2nd in division
-0.15 Diff/G is 18th in MLB, 9th in league, 3rd in division
3.7 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: 06-28)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 49 38 .563 386 332 .257 .323 .407
Chicago White Sox 44 42 .512 371 360 .260 .316 .404
Detroit Tigers 43 44 .494 375 377 .263 .321 .410
Minnesota Twins 41 46 .471 362 383 .253 .316 .404
Kansas City Royals 40 47 .460 345 375 .261 .309 .383

Bottom offensive performers by BWARP

Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

-0.3 BWARP
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

-0.2 BWARP
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

-0.1 BWARP

Bottom pitching performers by ERA

Drew Butera
Drew Butera

0.00 ERA
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

0.99 ERA
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

1.47 ERA

Hitters by BWARP ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP
Sorted Ascending
BWARP
1Alcides Escobar 342 27 11 2 1 19 10 48 10 4 .258 .281 .314 .215 -1.1 -0.3
2Alex Gordon 179 21 6 0 5 11 16 54 3 0 .213 .313 .348 .241 0.0 -0.2
3Ian Kennedy 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -0.1 -0.1
4Tony Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.6 -0.1
5Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .059 -0.1 0.0
6Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Dillon Gee 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
8Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
10Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .121 0.0 0.0
12Kendrys Morales 278 27 11 0 10 37 22 54 0 0 .243 .309 .406 .253 0.4 0.0
13Christian Colon 67 4 2 0 0 3 5 12 0 1 .274 .328 .306 .237 -0.9 0.0
14Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .280 1.7 0.2
15Brett Eibner 41 6 5 0 1 7 3 11 0 0 .297 .350 .514 .301 2.5 0.3
16Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .237 3.0 0.4
17Cheslor Cuthbert 170 18 5 0 7 18 8 38 1 0 .273 .308 .435 .258 1.7 0.4
18Jarrod Dyson 142 16 5 1 0 8 12 16 12 3 .252 .326 .309 .226 -0.3 0.6
19Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.3 0.6
20Drew Butera 54 9 7 0 2 8 4 10 0 0 .306 .358 .571 .317 5.1 0.6
21Whit Merrifield 150 22 10 1 2 13 5 30 4 1 .317 .340 .441 .275 6.5 0.8
22Paulo Orlando 184 15 9 3 1 15 5 38 5 1 .351 .377 .454 .303 11.6 1.2
23Eric Hosmer 314 42 16 1 12 48 27 61 4 1 .310 .369 .500 .307 17.1 1.4
24Salvador Perez 261 29 15 2 12 37 11 60 0 0 .297 .330 .520 .301 18.9 1.6
25Lorenzo Cain 303 39 12 0 8 39 19 64 6 4 .291 .337 .418 .261 10.4 2.1

Pitchers by ERA ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9
Sorted Ascending
ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Drew 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
2Wade Davis 1 0 18 28 0 27.3 4.94 3.62 8.56 0.00 0.99 2.64 3.79 3.5 0.4
3Kelvin Herrera 1 1 0 37 0 36.7 6.38 1.47 11.29 0.49 1.47 1.97 2.48 10.0 1.1
4Joakim Soria 3 3 1 35 0 36.0 7.50 3.50 8.00 0.75 3.00 3.67 4.17 3.0 0.3
5Luke Hochevar 1 1 0 31 0 29.7 6.37 1.82 10.31 1.21 3.03 3.49 2.94 6.6 0.7
6Danny Duffy 3 1 0 25 9 66.7 7.56 2.16 10.66 1.49 3.24 3.75 2.91 17.1 1.8
7Brian Flynn 1 0 0 7 0 13.3 5.40 4.05 8.77 0.68 3.38 3.49 3.99 1.4 0.1
8Peter Moylan 2 0 0 12 0 17.7 10.19 2.55 8.15 0.51 3.57 3.06 4.54 0.8 0.1
9Chien-Ming Wang 4 0 0 23 0 30.0 9.60 3.00 5.70 1.20 3.90 4.58 5.17 -0.8 -0.1
10Ian Kennedy 6 6 0 15 15 88.7 7.71 2.94 8.63 1.93 3.96 5.20 3.95 13.4 1.4
11Dillon Gee 2 2 0 15 4 49.0 10.84 3.31 7.71 1.84 4.04 5.28 5.13 -0.2 0.0
12Yordano Ventura 6 4 0 14 14 79.3 8.74 4.08 6.69 1.13 4.54 4.74 5.34 -0.2 0.0
13Scott Alexander 0 0 0 9 0 13.0 10.38 3.46 7.62 0.69 4.85 3.58 4.37 0.8 0.1
14Edinson Volquez 7 7 0 16 16 92.7 9.62 3.50 7.09 0.97 5.15 4.21 5.29 0.3 0.0
15Chris Young 2 7 0 13 11 53.7 10.23 3.86 9.22 3.52 6.54 7.44 5.86 -3.4 -0.4
16Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.17 5.85 -1.4 -0.2
17Alec Mills 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 13.50 27.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 16.61 5.62 -0.1 0.0

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