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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 10-02)
1 Cleveland Indians 94 67 .584 - 4.83 4.20 0.63 0.7 4
2 Detroit Tigers 86 75 .534 8.0 4.66 4.48 0.18 -1.5 9
3 Kansas City Royals 81 81 .500 13.5 4.17 4.40 -0.23 11.7 21
4 Chicago White Sox 78 84 .481 16.5 4.23 4.41 -0.18 1.2 16
5 Minnesota Twins 59 103 .364 35.5 4.46 5.49 -1.03 -8.4 28



2016 Rankings

81 Wins is 16th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
81 Losses is 18th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
.500 Win Pct is 16th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
4.17 RS/G is 23rd in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.40 RA/G is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 2nd in division
-0.23 Diff/G is 22nd in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
11.7 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: 12-01)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago White Sox 0 1 .000 1 5 .262 .317 .400
Cleveland Indians 0 1 .000 3 3 .256 .327 .401
Detroit Tigers 0 1 .000 1 4 .267 .329 .417
Kansas City Royals 0 1 .000 0 5 .258 .305 .386
Minnesota Twins 0 1 .000 1 4 .250 .316 .401

Top offensive performers by B3

Jarrod Dyson
Jarrod Dyson

8 B3
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

6 B3
Paulo Orlando
Paulo Orlando

4 B3

Top Pitching Performers by FIP

Drew Butera
Drew Butera

1.61 FIP
Matt Strahm
Matt Strahm

2.02 FIP
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

2.25 FIP

Hitters by B3 descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B
Sorted Descending
3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Jarrod Dyson 337 46 14 8 1 25 26 39 30 7 .278 .340 .388 .250 7.1 1.3
2Alcides Escobar 682 57 24 6 7 55 27 96 17 4 .261 .292 .350 .227 5.8 0.7
3Paulo Orlando 484 52 24 4 5 43 13 105 14 3 .302 .329 .405 .257 10.0 0.5
4Raul Mondesi 149 16 1 3 2 13 6 48 9 1 .185 .231 .281 .190 -5.1 -1.0
5Whit Merrifield 332 44 22 3 2 29 19 72 8 3 .283 .323 .392 .253 6.0 0.8
6Salvador Perez 546 57 28 2 22 64 22 119 0 0 .247 .288 .438 .245 12.7 0.4
7Alex Gordon 506 62 16 2 17 40 52 148 8 1 .220 .312 .380 .240 1.6 -0.3
8Eric Hosmer 667 80 24 1 25 104 57 132 5 3 .266 .328 .433 .261 7.6 0.5
9Cheslor Cuthbert 510 49 28 1 12 46 32 96 2 0 .274 .318 .413 .250 5.9 0.4
10Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .233 2.4 0.3
11Lorenzo Cain 434 56 19 1 9 56 31 84 14 5 .287 .339 .408 .258 13.1 2.2
12Drew Butera 133 18 10 1 4 16 8 36 0 0 .285 .328 .480 .268 6.6 0.6
13Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Daniel Nava 12 1 1 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 .091 .167 .182 .145 -0.8 -0.1
15Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .273 1.3 0.2
16Christian Colon 161 13 6 0 1 13 11 31 0 1 .231 .294 .293 .217 -4.1 0.2
17Yordano Ventura 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .245 8.3 0.2
18Billy Burns 40 7 0 0 0 1 0 7 3 2 .243 .275 .243 .203 -0.9 -0.2
19Terrance Gore 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 11 2 .000 .000 .000 .025 -0.5 -0.1
20Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Brett Eibner 85 11 6 0 3 10 6 23 0 0 .231 .286 .423 .250 0.8 0.2
22Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .281 5.4 0.5
23Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Chien-Ming Wang 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Chris Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -7.7 -0.1
26Kendrys Morales 618 65 24 0 30 93 48 120 0 0 .263 .327 .468 .270 11.7 1.2
27Edinson Volquez 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.013 2.7 -0.1
28Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Peter Moylan 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
32Ian Kennedy 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 23.0 -0.2
33Tony Cruz 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .107 -0.6 -0.1
34Danny Duffy 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .153 26.2 -0.1
35Dillon Gee 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .486 0.0 0.0
36Hunter Dozier 21 4 1 0 0 1 2 8 0 0 .211 .286 .263 .236 -0.2 0.0

Pitchers by FIP ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA
Sorted Ascending
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 3.91 0.2 0.0
2Matt Strahm 2 2 0 21 0 22.0 5.32 4.50 12.27 0.00 1.23 2.02 2.91 5.0 0.5
3Wade Davis 2 1 27 45 0 43.3 6.85 3.32 9.76 0.00 1.87 2.25 3.73 6.0 0.6
4Kelvin Herrera 2 6 12 72 0 72.0 7.12 1.50 10.75 0.75 2.75 2.43 2.79 17.5 1.8
5Jason Vargas 0 0 0 3 3 12.0 6.00 2.25 8.25 0.75 2.25 3.11 4.54 1.1 0.1
6Scott Alexander 0 0 0 17 0 19.0 11.37 3.32 7.58 0.47 3.32 3.21 3.91 2.2 0.2
7Danny Duffy 12 3 0 42 26 179.7 8.17 2.10 9.42 1.35 3.51 3.79 3.46 37.1 3.8
8Peter Moylan 2 0 0 50 0 44.7 8.46 3.22 6.85 0.81 3.43 3.96 3.80 5.8 0.6
9Brian Flynn 1 2 0 36 1 55.3 6.18 3.74 7.16 0.81 2.60 3.99 4.20 4.8 0.5
10Luke Hochevar 2 3 0 40 0 37.3 7.47 2.17 9.64 1.45 3.86 4.02 3.50 6.1 0.6
11Joakim Soria 5 8 1 70 0 66.7 9.45 3.64 9.18 1.35 4.05 4.32 4.08 6.6 0.7
12Edinson Volquez 10 11 0 34 34 189.3 10.32 3.61 6.61 1.09 5.37 4.53 4.90 9.8 1.0
13Yordano Ventura 11 12 0 32 32 186.0 9.19 3.77 6.97 1.11 4.45 4.55 4.44 19.1 2.0
14Chien-Ming Wang 6 0 0 38 0 53.3 10.12 3.04 5.06 1.01 4.22 4.57 5.57 -3.6 -0.4
15Ian Kennedy 11 11 0 33 33 195.7 7.96 3.04 8.46 1.52 3.68 4.63 4.71 14.2 1.5
16Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 10 0 8.3 11.88 5.40 7.56 1.08 6.48 4.79 4.87 0.1 0.0
17Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.16 5.74 -1.0 -0.1
18Dillon Gee 8 9 0 33 14 125.0 10.51 2.66 6.41 1.73 4.68 5.21 6.01 -11.3 -1.2
19Alec Mills 0 0 0 3 0 3.3 8.10 13.50 10.80 0.00 13.50 6.11 4.68 0.1 0.0
20Chris Young 3 9 1 34 13 88.7 10.56 4.36 9.54 2.84 6.19 6.58 5.05 1.7 0.2
21Brooks Pounders 2 1 0 13 0 12.7 13.50 2.13 9.24 4.26 9.24 7.92 4.94 0.0 0.0

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