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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 07-25)
1 Cleveland Indians 56 41 .577 - 4.93 4.04 0.89 -1.5 3
2 Detroit Tigers 51 48 .515 6.0 4.62 4.67 -0.05 0.2 13
3 Chicago White Sox 49 50 .495 8.0 4.07 4.31 -0.24 3.6 17
4 Kansas City Royals 48 50 .490 8.5 3.96 4.36 -0.40 3.8 21
5 Minnesota Twins 37 61 .378 19.5 4.44 5.27 -0.83 -5.1 23



2016 Rankings

48 Wins is 19th in MLB, 11th in league, 4th in division
50 Losses is tied for 20th in MLB, tied for 10th in league, tied for 3rd in division
.490 Win Pct is 19th in MLB, 11th in league, 4th in division
3.96 RS/G is 27th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
4.36 RA/G is 16th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
-0.40 Diff/G is 22nd in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
3.8 Pyth O/U is 7th in MLB, 4th in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2016 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 07-26)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 37 28 .569 294 250 .257 .326 .406
Chicago White Sox 32 31 .508 269 267 .261 .316 .402
Detroit Tigers 31 32 .492 271 272 .263 .321 .409
Minnesota Twins 31 33 .484 268 282 .253 .316 .405
Kansas City Royals 29 35 .453 256 283 .260 .309 .382

Top offensive performers by VORP

Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

19.6 VORP
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

14.3 VORP
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

10.2 VORP

Bottom pitching performers by GS

Chien-Ming Wang
Chien-Ming Wang

0 GS
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

0 GS
Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

0 GS

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
1Salvador Perez 345 38 19 2 15 45 15 82 0 0 .274 .310 .483 .280 19.6 1.6
2Eric Hosmer 407 50 19 1 13 54 33 81 4 1 .291 .349 .453 .286 14.3 1.2
3Lorenzo Cain 307 39 12 0 8 39 19 64 6 4 .290 .336 .416 .260 10.2 1.9
4Cheslor Cuthbert 259 28 13 0 9 33 13 54 1 0 .296 .329 .461 .273 8.3 1.0
5Paulo Orlando 254 19 10 3 1 20 5 52 5 1 .317 .340 .395 .269 7.3 0.3
6Drew Butera 72 11 9 0 2 9 6 14 0 0 .308 .366 .538 .314 6.4 0.7
7Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.3 0.6
8Kendrys Morales 367 38 15 0 16 49 29 78 0 0 .254 .322 .444 .267 4.7 0.5
9Whit Merrifield 220 30 15 1 2 17 10 50 5 1 .271 .305 .381 .250 4.4 0.6
10Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .237 3.0 0.3
11Brett Eibner 78 11 6 0 3 10 6 21 0 0 .239 .299 .451 .275 2.6 0.4
12Jarrod Dyson 200 22 10 2 1 14 17 25 13 5 .250 .321 .347 .238 2.1 0.7
13Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .280 1.6 0.2
14Yordano Ventura 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .710 0.5 0.2
15Danny Duffy 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .152 0.2 0.0
16Dillon Gee 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .292 0.2 -0.1
17Alex Gordon 266 28 9 1 7 16 29 75 5 0 .202 .312 .342 .238 0.0 -0.2
18Alcides Escobar 433 33 14 3 1 24 16 58 14 4 .259 .287 .316 .220 -0.1 -0.3
19Chris Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -0.1 -0.1
20Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .059 -0.1 0.0
21Edinson Volquez 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.4 -0.1
22Ian Kennedy 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 -0.4 -0.1
23Tony Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.6 -0.1
24Christian Colon 112 8 4 0 0 9 10 19 0 1 .245 .312 .284 .222 -3.1 -0.1
25Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Chien-Ming Wang 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Luke Hochevar 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

Pitchers by GS ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G
Sorted Ascending
GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Chien-Ming Wang 5 0 0 31 0 41.0 9.66 2.63 5.49 1.10 3.73 4.36 5.37 -2.0 -0.2
2Kelvin Herrera 1 2 1 45 0 44.7 6.45 1.41 11.28 0.40 1.61 1.80 2.50 12.1 1.3
3Scott Alexander 0 0 0 9 0 13.0 10.38 3.46 7.62 0.69 4.85 3.58 4.03 1.3 0.1
4Luke Hochevar 2 3 0 40 0 37.3 7.47 2.17 9.64 1.45 3.86 4.03 3.38 6.5 0.7
5Peter Moylan 2 0 0 19 0 24.3 9.62 3.70 7.03 0.74 4.07 3.98 4.49 1.2 0.1
6Wade Davis 1 0 21 34 0 32.7 5.51 3.31 8.54 0.00 1.10 2.50 3.94 3.6 0.4
7Joakim Soria 3 4 1 42 0 42.0 8.79 4.07 8.36 1.50 4.29 4.85 4.26 3.2 0.3
8Drew Butera 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 9.00 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 1.12 3.85 0.1 0.0
9Alec Mills 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 13.50 27.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 16.62 4.92 0.0 0.0
10Brooks Pounders 1 0 0 3 0 4.0 18.00 4.50 13.50 4.50 13.50 8.12 4.54 0.2 0.0
11Brian Flynn 1 1 0 16 1 31.7 6.82 2.84 7.67 0.85 3.13 3.59 3.87 3.9 0.4
12Dillon Gee 3 3 0 19 5 62.3 10.83 3.03 7.80 1.59 4.19 4.83 5.17 -0.6 -0.1
13Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.17 5.73 -1.1 -0.1
14Danny Duffy 6 1 0 29 13 94.7 7.61 1.90 9.98 1.24 3.14 3.54 3.16 22.0 2.4
15Chris Young 2 8 0 18 13 64.0 9.98 4.78 9.70 3.66 6.61 7.84 5.58 -2.2 -0.2
16Yordano Ventura 6 8 0 19 19 106.3 8.89 3.81 6.77 1.18 4.99 4.71 5.19 1.6 0.2
17Ian Kennedy 6 9 0 20 20 114.3 8.03 3.07 9.21 2.05 4.41 5.31 4.10 15.5 1.7
18Edinson Volquez 8 8 0 21 21 124.3 9.12 3.40 6.80 0.87 4.56 4.09 4.53 11.0 1.2

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