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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 07-24)
1 Cleveland Indians 56 41 .577 - 4.93 4.04 0.89 -1.5 2
2 Detroit Tigers 50 48 .510 6.5 4.62 4.69 -0.07 -0.4 14
3 Kansas City Royals 48 49 .495 8.0 3.98 4.34 -0.36 3.9 21
4 Chicago White Sox 48 50 .490 8.5 4.06 4.32 -0.26 2.7 17
5 Minnesota Twins 37 61 .378 19.5 4.44 5.27 -0.83 -5.1 25



2016 Rankings

48 Wins is tied for 18th in MLB, tied for 10th in league, tied for 3rd in division
49 Losses is 20th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
.495 Win Pct is 18th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
3.98 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
-0.36 Diff/G is 22nd in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
3.9 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: 07-25)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 37 28 .569 293 250 .257 .326 .406
Chicago White Sox 32 32 .500 274 270 .261 .316 .403
Detroit Tigers 32 32 .500 274 276 .263 .321 .409
Minnesota Twins 31 33 .484 268 281 .253 .316 .405
Kansas City Royals 29 36 .446 258 287 .260 .309 .383

Top offensive performers by BWARP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

2.0 BWARP
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

1.6 BWARP
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

1.1 BWARP

Bottom pitching performers by L

Chien-Ming Wang
Chien-Ming Wang

0 L
Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

0 L
Brooks Pounders
Brooks Pounders

0 L

Hitters by BWARP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP
Sorted Descending
BWARP
1Lorenzo Cain 307 39 12 0 8 39 19 64 6 4 .290 .336 .416 .260 10.2 2.0
2Salvador Perez 341 37 19 2 14 43 15 80 0 0 .274 .311 .477 .279 18.8 1.6
3Eric Hosmer 403 49 19 1 13 54 32 80 4 1 .291 .347 .454 .285 13.9 1.1
4Cheslor Cuthbert 255 28 13 0 9 33 13 53 1 0 .297 .331 .464 .276 8.8 1.1
5Jarrod Dyson 200 22 10 2 1 14 17 25 13 5 .250 .321 .347 .238 2.1 0.8
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 363 38 15 0 16 49 29 76 0 0 .257 .325 .450 .270 5.8 0.6
9Whit Merrifield 220 30 15 1 2 17 10 50 5 1 .271 .305 .381 .250 4.4 0.6
10Brett Eibner 74 11 6 0 3 10 6 19 0 0 .254 .315 .478 .290 3.6 0.4
11Paulo Orlando 250 19 10 3 1 20 5 52 5 1 .318 .341 .397 .270 7.4 0.4
12Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .237 3.0 0.3
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
16Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Chien-Ming Wang 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .059 -0.1 0.0
23Tony Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.6 -0.1
24Chris Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -0.1 -0.1
25Christian Colon 109 8 4 0 0 9 9 19 0 1 .250 .312 .290 .223 -2.9 -0.1
26Edinson Volquez 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.4 -0.1
27Ian Kennedy 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 -0.4 -0.1
28Dillon Gee 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .292 0.2 -0.1
29Alex Gordon 262 28 9 1 7 16 27 74 5 0 .204 .309 .345 .237 -0.2 -0.2
30Alcides Escobar 429 33 14 3 1 24 16 57 14 4 .259 .287 .317 .220 0.1 -0.3

Pitchers by L ascending

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Rank

Player

W
Sorted Ascending
L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Chien-Ming Wang 5 0 0 30 0 40.0 9.45 2.47 5.62 1.12 3.60 4.32 5.23 -1.2 -0.1
2Scott Alexander 0 0 0 9 0 13.0 10.38 3.46 7.62 0.69 4.85 3.58 4.04 1.3 0.1
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
4Alec 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
5Peter Moylan 2 0 0 18 0 23.3 10.03 3.86 6.94 0.77 4.24 4.11 4.65 0.8 0.1
6Wade Davis 1 0 21 34 0 32.7 5.51 3.31 8.54 0.00 1.10 2.51 3.99 3.5 0.4
7Drew 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
8Brian Flynn 1 1 0 15 1 29.7 6.98 2.73 7.89 0.91 3.03 3.59 3.81 3.9 0.4
9Danny Duffy 6 1 0 29 13 94.7 7.61 1.90 9.98 1.24 3.14 3.54 3.10 22.7 2.4
10Kelvin Herrera 1 2 1 45 0 44.7 6.45 1.41 11.28 0.40 1.61 1.80 2.48 12.2 1.3
11Dillon Gee 3 3 0 19 5 62.3 10.83 3.03 7.80 1.59 4.19 4.84 5.22 -0.9 -0.1
12Kris 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
13Luke 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
14Joakim Soria 3 4 1 42 0 42.0 8.79 4.07 8.36 1.50 4.29 4.86 4.14 3.8 0.4
15Edinson Volquez 8 8 0 21 21 124.3 9.12 3.40 6.80 0.87 4.56 4.09 4.43 12.4 1.3
16Chris Young 2 8 0 18 13 64.0 9.98 4.78 9.70 3.66 6.61 7.84 5.74 -3.3 -0.4
17Yordano Ventura 6 8 0 19 19 106.3 8.89 3.81 6.77 1.18 4.99 4.71 5.21 1.4 0.2
18Ian Kennedy 6 8 0 19 19 109.3 7.90 2.96 9.38 2.14 4.28 5.36 4.15 14.3 1.5

BP Articles

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BP Wrigleyville: Understanding the Misunderstood Kris BryantMatthew Trueblood2016-07-03
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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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