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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 07-22)
1 Cleveland Indians 56 39 .589 - 4.98 4.02 0.96 -0.8 2
2 Detroit Tigers 50 46 .521 6.5 4.65 4.70 -0.05 0.6 12
3 Kansas City Royals 48 47 .505 8.0 4.01 4.34 -0.33 4.5 21
4 Chicago White Sox 46 50 .479 10.5 4.05 4.33 -0.28 1.8 18
5 Minnesota Twins 36 60 .375 20.5 4.34 5.20 -0.86 -4.9 24



2016 Rankings

48 Wins is 18th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
47 Losses is tied for 18th in MLB, tied for 9th in league, 3rd in division
.505 Win Pct is 18th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
4.01 RS/G is tied for 25th in MLB, tied for 14th in league, 5th in division
4.34 RA/G is 15th in MLB, 6th in league, 3rd in division
-0.33 Diff/G is 22nd in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
4.5 Pyth O/U is 5th in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2016 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 07-23)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 38 29 .567 300 256 .257 .326 .406
Chicago White Sox 33 33 .500 281 278 .261 .315 .402
Detroit Tigers 33 33 .500 284 284 .263 .321 .408
Minnesota Twins 32 34 .485 277 289 .252 .316 .405
Kansas City Royals 30 37 .448 265 295 .260 .309 .383

Top offensive performers by SB

Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

14 SB
Jarrod Dyson
Jarrod Dyson

13 SB
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

6 SB

Bottom pitching performers by G

Drew Butera
Drew Butera

1 G
Alec Mills
Alec Mills

1 G
Brooks Pounders
Brooks Pounders

3 G

Hitters by SB descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO
Sorted Descending
SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Alcides Escobar 420 32 14 3 1 23 15 55 14 4 .260 .286 .318 .218 -0.8 -0.6
2Jarrod Dyson 197 22 10 2 1 14 17 24 13 4 .254 .326 .353 .241 3.0 0.9
3Lorenzo Cain 307 39 12 0 8 39 19 64 6 4 .290 .336 .416 .260 10.2 2.1
4Alex Gordon 254 28 8 1 7 16 26 72 5 0 .205 .311 .347 .238 0.0 -0.1
5Paulo Orlando 242 18 10 3 1 20 5 51 5 1 .316 .340 .398 .270 7.0 0.5
6Whit Merrifield 217 30 15 1 2 17 10 49 5 1 .275 .309 .386 .254 5.1 0.6
7Eric Hosmer 394 49 19 1 13 52 32 79 4 1 .295 .353 .462 .290 15.4 1.3
8Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .059 -0.1 0.0
9Cheslor Cuthbert 246 27 12 0 9 33 11 52 1 0 .297 .327 .466 .274 7.9 1.0
10Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.3 0.6
11Salvador Perez 335 37 19 2 14 43 15 79 0 0 .276 .313 .483 .283 19.7 1.7
12Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .280 1.6 0.2
13Christian Colon 104 7 4 0 0 9 9 17 0 1 .253 .317 .295 .229 -2.2 0.0
14Yordano Ventura 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .710 0.5 0.2
15Brett Eibner 70 11 6 0 3 10 5 19 0 0 .266 .319 .500 .286 3.3 0.4
16Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Dillon Gee 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .292 0.2 -0.1
19Danny Duffy 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .152 0.2 0.0
20Chien-Ming Wang 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Chris Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -0.1 -0.1
22Kendrys Morales 354 37 13 0 15 47 27 75 0 0 .250 .316 .431 .261 3.8 0.4
23Edinson Volquez 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.3 -0.1
24Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Drew Butera 69 11 9 0 2 9 6 13 0 0 .306 .368 .548 .317 6.6 0.7
26Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Ian Kennedy 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 -0.4 -0.1
29Tony Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.6 -0.1
30Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .237 3.0 0.3

Pitchers by G ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV
Sorted Ascending
G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

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 3.86 0.1 0.0
2Alec Mills 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 13.50 27.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 16.62 4.93 0.0 0.0
3Brooks Pounders 1 0 0 3 0 4.0 18.00 4.50 13.50 4.50 13.50 8.12 4.57 0.2 0.0
4Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.18 5.73 -1.1 -0.1
5Scott Alexander 0 0 0 9 0 13.0 10.38 3.46 7.62 0.69 4.85 3.59 4.04 1.3 0.1
6Brian Flynn 1 1 0 14 1 28.7 7.22 2.83 8.16 0.94 3.14 3.61 3.81 3.7 0.4
7Yordano Ventura 6 7 0 18 18 101.3 9.06 3.64 6.66 1.15 4.97 4.64 5.21 1.2 0.1
8Chris Young 2 8 0 18 13 64.0 9.98 4.78 9.70 3.66 6.61 7.84 5.74 -3.4 -0.4
9Peter Moylan 2 0 0 18 0 23.3 10.03 3.86 6.94 0.77 4.24 4.11 4.65 0.7 0.1
10Dillon Gee 3 3 0 19 5 62.3 10.83 3.03 7.80 1.59 4.19 4.84 5.22 -1.0 -0.1
11Ian Kennedy 6 8 0 19 19 109.3 7.90 2.96 9.38 2.14 4.28 5.36 4.15 14.2 1.5
12Edinson Volquez 8 8 0 20 20 118.3 9.05 3.35 6.92 0.91 4.72 4.12 4.43 11.7 1.3
13Chien-Ming Wang 5 0 0 29 0 39.0 9.46 2.54 5.54 1.15 3.69 4.41 5.23 -1.3 -0.1
14Danny Duffy 6 1 0 29 13 94.7 7.61 1.90 9.98 1.24 3.14 3.55 3.10 22.6 2.4
15Wade Davis 1 0 21 33 0 31.7 5.40 3.41 8.53 0.00 1.14 2.56 3.99 3.3 0.4
16Luke Hochevar 2 2 0 39 0 36.3 7.43 2.23 9.66 1.24 3.72 3.76 3.38 6.3 0.7
17Joakim Soria 3 4 1 41 0 40.0 8.32 3.83 8.32 1.35 3.60 4.57 4.14 3.6 0.4
18Kelvin Herrera 1 2 1 44 0 43.7 6.18 1.44 11.13 0.41 1.65 1.86 2.48 11.9 1.3

BP Articles

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BP Wrigleyville: Understanding the Misunderstood Kris BryantMatthew Trueblood2016-07-03
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Players Prefer Presentation: I Care About All-Star VotingMeg Rowley2016-06-23
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The Call-Up: Cody ReedGeorge Bissell2016-06-20
The Call-Up: Cody ReedKourage Kundahl2016-06-20
What You Need to Know: Tough Guys ToughNicolas Stellini2016-06-08
Rubbing Mud: What'll It Take to Make the Royals Sellers? Matthew Trueblood2016-06-06


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