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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 09-24)
1 Cleveland Indians 90 64 .584 - 4.88 4.18 0.70 0.0 5
2 Detroit Tigers 83 71 .539 7.0 4.61 4.49 0.12 0.3 9
3 Kansas City Royals 78 77 .503 12.5 4.14 4.35 -0.21 10.7 21
4 Chicago White Sox 73 81 .474 17.0 4.21 4.47 -0.26 1.4 20
5 Minnesota Twins 56 99 .361 34.5 4.46 5.55 -1.09 -7.7 28



2016 Rankings

78 Wins is 16th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
77 Losses is tied for 18th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
.503 Win Pct is 16th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
4.14 RS/G is tied for 24th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division
4.35 RA/G is 14th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.21 Diff/G is 22nd in MLB, 12th in league, 3rd in division
10.7 Pyth O/U is 2nd in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2016 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 09-25)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 5 3 .625 36 31 .256 .326 .404
Chicago White Sox 4 4 .500 36 34 .260 .315 .400
Detroit Tigers 4 4 .500 34 34 .263 .323 .413
Kansas City Royals 3 4 .429 26 32 .257 .306 .381
Minnesota Twins 3 4 .429 30 32 .250 .317 .403

Top offensive performers by BWARP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

2.0 BWARP
Kendrys Morales
Kendrys Morales

1.3 BWARP
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

1.2 BWARP

Bottom pitching performers by W

Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

0 W
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

0 W
Drew Butera
Drew Butera

0 W

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 434 56 19 1 9 56 31 84 14 5 .287 .339 .408 .258 13.0 2.0
2Kendrys Morales 592 62 21 0 30 90 48 117 0 0 .263 .329 .472 .273 13.0 1.3
3Alcides Escobar 656 57 24 6 7 53 27 91 17 4 .267 .299 .360 .234 9.9 1.2
4Jarrod Dyson 315 40 11 7 1 23 25 36 28 7 .264 .328 .364 .239 4.1 0.9
5Salvador Perez 528 56 28 2 21 61 20 116 0 0 .249 .288 .440 .246 13.5 0.8
6Whit Merrifield 300 40 19 2 2 25 15 68 7 3 .282 .317 .384 .250 4.6 0.5
7Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .280 5.3 0.5
8Drew Butera 119 15 10 0 4 14 7 32 0 0 .264 .308 .464 .254 4.2 0.5
9Cheslor Cuthbert 487 47 28 1 10 43 31 91 2 0 .276 .321 .408 .249 5.2 0.4
10Eric Hosmer 650 79 24 1 24 100 55 127 5 3 .268 .329 .434 .261 7.4 0.4
11Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .233 2.4 0.3
12Brett Eibner 85 11 6 0 3 10 6 23 0 0 .231 .286 .423 .249 0.7 0.2
13Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .273 1.3 0.2
14Paulo Orlando 456 47 21 4 5 42 12 98 12 2 .295 .321 .397 .252 7.5 0.2
15Christian Colon 161 13 6 0 1 13 11 31 0 1 .231 .294 .293 .216 -4.1 0.1
16Yordano Ventura 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .244 7.9 0.1
17Daniel Nava 6 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .200 .333 .400 .275 0.6 0.1
18Hunter Dozier 16 3 1 0 0 1 2 6 0 0 .214 .312 .286 .265 0.4 0.0
19Chien-Ming Wang 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Peter Moylan 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
24Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Matthew Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Dillon Gee 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .484 1.4 0.0
28Terrance Gore 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 1 .000 .000 .000 .026 -0.3 0.0
29Danny Duffy 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .153 27.2 0.0
30Tony Cruz 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .107 -0.6 -0.1
31Chris Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.007 -8.5 -0.1
32Edinson Volquez 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.015 11.8 -0.1
33Billy Burns 28 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 2 .269 .321 .269 .218 -0.4 -0.2
34Ian Kennedy 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.020 23.2 -0.2
35Alex Gordon 482 59 14 2 16 35 51 137 8 1 .218 .313 .374 .239 1.2 -0.4
36Raul Mondesi 140 14 1 3 1 11 5 45 7 1 .181 .224 .260 .182 -6.2 -1.0

Pitchers by W ascending

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Rank

Player
Sorted Ascending
W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Scott Alexander 0 0 0 15 0 17.7 10.70 3.57 7.64 0.51 3.57 3.34 0.00 0.9 0.0
2Jason Vargas 0 0 0 2 2 7.0 5.14 2.57 6.43 1.29 3.86 4.40 0.00 1.1 0.0
3Drew Butera 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 6.75 0.00 6.75 0.00 0.00 1.61 0.00 0.6 0.0
4Alec Mills 0 0 0 3 0 3.3 8.10 13.50 10.80 0.00 13.50 6.11 0.00 -0.4 0.0
5Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.17 0.00 1.1 0.0
6Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 7 0 6.0 12.00 1.50 7.50 0.00 6.00 1.94 0.00 2.2 0.0
7Brooks Pounders 1 1 0 9 0 9.7 16.76 2.79 10.24 5.59 12.10 9.84 0.00 -4.7 0.0
8Brian Flynn 1 2 0 33 1 51.7 5.92 3.31 7.14 0.70 2.26 3.69 0.00 5.1 0.0
9Wade Davis 2 1 25 41 0 39.3 6.64 3.66 9.61 0.00 2.06 2.42 0.00 9.8 0.0
10Peter Moylan 2 0 0 47 0 43.3 8.72 3.32 6.85 0.83 3.53 4.03 0.00 1.5 0.0
11Kelvin Herrera 2 5 12 69 0 69.3 6.36 1.30 10.64 0.78 2.21 2.43 0.00 15.4 0.0
12Luke Hochevar 2 3 0 40 0 37.3 7.47 2.17 9.64 1.45 3.86 4.02 0.00 2.9 0.0
13Matthew Strahm 2 1 0 19 0 19.7 5.95 4.12 12.36 0.00 1.37 1.89 0.00 7.2 0.0
14Chris Young 3 9 1 33 13 87.0 10.76 4.34 9.41 2.90 6.31 6.69 0.00 -8.4 0.0
15Joakim Soria 4 8 1 67 0 64.3 9.37 3.78 9.09 1.26 4.06 4.26 0.00 1.7 0.0
16Chien-Ming Wang 6 0 0 38 0 53.3 10.12 3.04 5.06 1.01 4.22 4.57 0.00 0.3 0.0
17Dillon Gee 7 9 0 32 14 122.3 10.45 2.72 6.55 1.77 4.63 5.26 0.00 0.3 0.0
18Edinson Volquez 10 11 0 32 32 181.7 10.21 3.37 6.59 1.09 5.25 4.44 0.00 12.4 0.0
19Ian Kennedy 11 10 0 31 31 183.0 8.07 3.00 8.66 1.52 3.64 4.57 0.00 23.6 0.0
20Yordano Ventura 11 11 0 31 31 180.0 9.20 3.75 6.80 1.15 4.40 4.63 0.00 7.6 0.0
21Danny Duffy 12 3 0 41 25 173.3 8.05 2.08 9.61 1.35 3.43 3.74 0.00 26.9 0.0

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