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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 08-28)
1 Cleveland Indians 73 56 .566 - 4.90 4.22 0.68 -1.2 6
2 Detroit Tigers 69 61 .531 4.5 4.63 4.49 0.14 -0.3 9
3 Kansas City Royals 68 62 .523 5.5 4.00 4.14 -0.14 8.1 19
4 Chicago White Sox 63 66 .488 10.0 4.08 4.32 -0.24 3.4 21
5 Minnesota Twins 49 81 .377 24.5 4.58 5.52 -0.94 -6.4 25



2016 Rankings

68 Wins is tied for 11th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
62 Losses is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
.523 Win Pct is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
4.00 RS/G is tied for 26th in MLB, tied for 14th in league, 5th in division
4.14 RA/G is tied for 9th in MLB, tied for 1st in league, 1st in division
-0.14 Diff/G is 21st in MLB, 11th in league, 3rd in division
8.1 Pyth O/U is 3rd in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2016 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-29)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 19 14 .576 151 128 .257 .325 .406
Chicago White Sox 17 16 .515 142 140 .261 .316 .402
Detroit Tigers 16 16 .500 139 138 .264 .324 .414
Kansas City Royals 15 17 .469 130 143 .258 .307 .382
Minnesota Twins 15 17 .469 134 144 .253 .315 .404

Top offensive performers by AVG

Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura

.333 AVG
Reymond Fuentes
Reymond Fuentes

.317 AVG
Paulo Orlando
Paulo Orlando

.307 AVG

Bottom pitching performers by SV

Chien-Ming Wang
Chien-Ming Wang

0 SV
Alec Mills
Alec Mills

0 SV
Brian Flynn
Brian Flynn

0 SV

Hitters by AVG descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS
Sorted Descending
AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Yordano Ventura 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .222 2.3 0.1
2Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .280 1.6 0.2
3Paulo Orlando 372 36 16 4 4 28 10 80 11 2 .307 .333 .409 .267 11.1 0.8
4Cheslor Cuthbert 399 41 24 1 10 41 21 80 1 0 .291 .327 .440 .270 13.6 1.2
5Lorenzo Cain 420 53 18 1 9 54 27 82 11 5 .287 .333 .408 .262 13.6 2.3
6Eric Hosmer 543 63 23 1 18 78 47 104 5 2 .274 .337 .435 .273 11.9 1.0
7Whit Merrifield 220 30 15 1 2 17 10 50 5 1 .271 .305 .381 .250 4.5 0.6
8Alcides Escobar 563 47 20 4 3 39 24 71 14 4 .265 .297 .336 .232 7.4 0.6
9Drew Butera 99 12 9 0 3 12 6 24 0 0 .264 .309 .462 .266 4.3 0.5
10Salvador Perez 448 49 25 2 20 58 17 101 0 0 .257 .292 .467 .267 19.4 1.3
11Kendrys Morales 484 45 19 0 20 58 40 98 0 0 .248 .316 .429 .263 5.0 0.5
12Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.3 0.6
13Jarrod Dyson 239 28 10 4 1 17 22 31 20 7 .239 .316 .340 .234 2.4 0.7
14Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .237 3.1 0.4
15Christian Colon 136 12 5 0 0 10 10 25 0 1 .236 .304 .276 .221 -3.1 0.1
16Brett Eibner 85 11 6 0 3 10 6 23 0 0 .231 .286 .423 .262 1.7 0.3
17Alex Gordon 390 51 13 1 14 28 41 108 6 0 .226 .323 .394 .255 8.0 0.7
18Danny Duffy 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .152 22.6 -0.1
19Raul Mondesi 101 9 1 3 1 10 4 30 6 0 .189 .232 .300 .200 -2.5 -0.3
20Billy Burns 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .111 .111 .111 .086 -1.9 -0.2
21Dillon Gee 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .487 0.5 0.1
22Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .059 -0.1 0.0
23Chris Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -7.5 -0.1
24Edinson Volquez 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.010 1.4 -0.2
25Tony Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.6 -0.1
26Ian Kennedy 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 16.1 -0.2
27Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Chien-Ming Wang 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
32Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Matthew Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by SV ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L
Sorted Ascending
SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Chien-Ming Wang 6 0 0 37 0 51.3 10.34 2.98 5.08 1.05 4.38 4.61 5.34 -2.1 -0.2
2Alec Mills 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 13.50 27.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 16.61 5.06 0.0 0.0
3Brian Flynn 1 1 0 24 1 40.7 6.20 3.32 7.30 0.89 2.66 3.87 4.06 4.2 0.5
4Yordano Ventura 9 9 0 26 26 149.7 8.54 3.61 6.92 1.26 4.33 4.72 4.83 8.9 1.0
5Scott Alexander 0 0 0 9 0 13.0 10.38 3.46 7.62 0.69 4.85 3.57 3.94 1.5 0.2
6Brooks Pounders 1 1 0 4 0 4.7 17.36 3.86 11.57 5.79 13.50 10.18 4.82 0.1 0.0
7Dillon Gee 5 7 0 26 11 99.0 10.64 2.73 7.27 1.73 4.55 5.02 4.75 5.0 0.5
8Danny Duffy 11 2 0 36 20 143.7 7.52 1.94 9.33 1.13 3.01 3.46 3.36 31.3 3.3
9Ian Kennedy 9 9 0 26 26 153.7 7.79 2.81 8.96 1.64 3.57 4.64 4.11 21.5 2.3
10Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.17 5.59 -0.6 -0.1
11Edinson Volquez 10 10 0 27 27 156.7 9.77 3.22 6.55 1.03 4.88 4.34 5.59 -3.7 -0.4
12Drew Butera 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 6.75 0.00 6.75 0.00 0.00 1.61 3.85 0.2 0.0
13Peter Moylan 2 0 0 33 0 32.3 8.91 3.62 7.79 0.56 3.62 3.58 4.00 3.5 0.4
14Luke Hochevar 2 3 0 40 0 37.3 7.47 2.17 9.64 1.45 3.86 4.02 4.08 3.7 0.4
15Matthew Strahm 2 0 0 10 0 13.3 4.05 2.70 13.50 0.00 0.68 1.01 2.83 3.2 0.3
16Joakim Soria 4 5 1 57 0 56.3 8.47 3.83 9.11 1.28 3.67 4.32 3.87 6.9 0.7
17Chris Young 3 8 1 27 13 80.0 9.90 4.16 9.34 2.92 5.74 6.65 4.93 2.9 0.3
18Kelvin Herrera 1 4 10 59 0 58.7 6.44 1.23 11.20 0.61 1.84 2.07 2.53 16.0 1.7
19Wade Davis 1 0 21 35 0 33.7 5.88 4.01 8.55 0.00 1.60 2.73 3.97 3.8 0.4

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