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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

Top offensive performers by EQA

Drew Butera
Drew Butera

.317 EQA
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

.307 EQA
Paulo Orlando
Paulo Orlando

.303 EQA

Bottom pitching performers by DRA

Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

2.48 DRA
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

2.91 DRA
Luke Hochevar
Luke Hochevar

2.94 DRA

Hitters by EQA descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG
Sorted Descending
TAv

VORP

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

Pitchers by DRA ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP
Sorted Ascending
DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Kelvin 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
2Danny 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
3Luke 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
4Wade 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
5Ian 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
6Brian 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
7Joakim 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
8Drew 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
9Scott 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
10Peter 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
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
12Chien-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
13Edinson 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
14Yordano 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
15Alec 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
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
17Chris 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

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