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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 10-02)
1 Cleveland Indians 94 67 .584 - 4.83 4.20 0.63 0.7 4
2 Detroit Tigers 86 75 .534 8.0 4.66 4.48 0.18 -1.5 9
3 Kansas City Royals 81 81 .500 13.5 4.17 4.40 -0.23 11.7 21
4 Chicago White Sox 78 84 .481 16.5 4.23 4.41 -0.18 1.2 16
5 Minnesota Twins 59 103 .364 35.5 4.46 5.49 -1.03 -8.4 28



2016 Rankings

81 Wins is 16th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
81 Losses is 18th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
.500 Win Pct is 16th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
4.17 RS/G is 23rd in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.40 RA/G is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 2nd in division
-0.23 Diff/G is 22nd in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
11.7 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: 12-01)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago White Sox 0 1 .000 1 5 .262 .317 .400
Cleveland Indians 0 1 .000 3 3 .256 .327 .401
Detroit Tigers 0 1 .000 1 4 .267 .329 .417
Kansas City Royals 0 1 .000 0 5 .258 .305 .386
Minnesota Twins 0 1 .000 1 4 .250 .316 .401

Bottom offensive performers by SLG

Brian Flynn
Brian Flynn

.000 SLG
Wade Davis
Wade Davis

.000 SLG
Luke Hochevar
Luke Hochevar

.000 SLG

Top pitching performers by BB9

Alec Mills
Alec Mills

13.50 BB9
Kris Medlen
Kris Medlen

7.40 BB9
Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy

5.40 BB9

Hitters by SLG ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP
Sorted Ascending
SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
2Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Chien-Ming Wang 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
8Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Ian Kennedy 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 23.0 -0.2
10Tony Cruz 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .107 -0.6 -0.1
11Dillon Gee 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .486 0.0 0.0
12Terrance Gore 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 11 2 .000 .000 .000 .025 -0.5 -0.1
13Edinson Volquez 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.013 2.7 -0.1
14Chris Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -7.7 -0.1
15Daniel Nava 12 1 1 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 .091 .167 .182 .145 -0.8 -0.1
16Danny Duffy 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .153 26.2 -0.1
17Billy Burns 40 7 0 0 0 1 0 7 3 2 .243 .275 .243 .203 -0.9 -0.2
18Hunter Dozier 21 4 1 0 0 1 2 8 0 0 .211 .286 .263 .236 -0.2 0.0
19Raul Mondesi 149 16 1 3 2 13 6 48 9 1 .185 .231 .281 .190 -5.1 -1.0
20Christian Colon 161 13 6 0 1 13 11 31 0 1 .231 .294 .293 .217 -4.1 0.2
21Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .233 2.4 0.3
22Yordano Ventura 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .245 8.3 0.2
23Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .273 1.3 0.2
24Alcides Escobar 682 57 24 6 7 55 27 96 17 4 .261 .292 .350 .227 5.8 0.7
25Alex Gordon 506 62 16 2 17 40 52 148 8 1 .220 .312 .380 .240 1.6 -0.3
26Jarrod Dyson 337 46 14 8 1 25 26 39 30 7 .278 .340 .388 .250 7.1 1.3
27Whit Merrifield 332 44 22 3 2 29 19 72 8 3 .283 .323 .392 .253 6.0 0.8
28Paulo Orlando 484 52 24 4 5 43 13 105 14 3 .302 .329 .405 .257 10.0 0.5
29Lorenzo Cain 434 56 19 1 9 56 31 84 14 5 .287 .339 .408 .258 13.1 2.2
30Cheslor Cuthbert 510 49 28 1 12 46 32 96 2 0 .274 .318 .413 .250 5.9 0.4
31Brett Eibner 85 11 6 0 3 10 6 23 0 0 .231 .286 .423 .250 0.8 0.2
32Eric Hosmer 667 80 24 1 25 104 57 132 5 3 .266 .328 .433 .261 7.6 0.5
33Salvador Perez 546 57 28 2 22 64 22 119 0 0 .247 .288 .438 .245 12.7 0.4
34Kendrys Morales 618 65 24 0 30 93 48 120 0 0 .263 .327 .468 .270 11.7 1.2
35Drew Butera 133 18 10 1 4 16 8 36 0 0 .285 .328 .480 .268 6.6 0.6
36Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .281 5.4 0.5

Pitchers by BB9 descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9
Sorted Descending
BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Alec Mills 0 0 0 3 0 3.3 8.10 13.50 10.80 0.00 13.50 6.11 4.68 0.1 0.0
2Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.16 5.74 -1.0 -0.1
3Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 10 0 8.3 11.88 5.40 7.56 1.08 6.48 4.79 4.87 0.1 0.0
4Matt Strahm 2 2 0 21 0 22.0 5.32 4.50 12.27 0.00 1.23 2.02 2.91 5.0 0.5
5Chris Young 3 9 1 34 13 88.7 10.56 4.36 9.54 2.84 6.19 6.58 5.05 1.7 0.2
6Yordano Ventura 11 12 0 32 32 186.0 9.19 3.77 6.97 1.11 4.45 4.55 4.44 19.1 2.0
7Brian Flynn 1 2 0 36 1 55.3 6.18 3.74 7.16 0.81 2.60 3.99 4.20 4.8 0.5
8Joakim Soria 5 8 1 70 0 66.7 9.45 3.64 9.18 1.35 4.05 4.32 4.08 6.6 0.7
9Edinson Volquez 10 11 0 34 34 189.3 10.32 3.61 6.61 1.09 5.37 4.53 4.90 9.8 1.0
10Wade Davis 2 1 27 45 0 43.3 6.85 3.32 9.76 0.00 1.87 2.25 3.73 6.0 0.6
11Scott Alexander 0 0 0 17 0 19.0 11.37 3.32 7.58 0.47 3.32 3.21 3.91 2.2 0.2
12Peter Moylan 2 0 0 50 0 44.7 8.46 3.22 6.85 0.81 3.43 3.96 3.80 5.8 0.6
13Chien-Ming Wang 6 0 0 38 0 53.3 10.12 3.04 5.06 1.01 4.22 4.57 5.57 -3.6 -0.4
14Ian Kennedy 11 11 0 33 33 195.7 7.96 3.04 8.46 1.52 3.68 4.63 4.71 14.2 1.5
15Dillon Gee 8 9 0 33 14 125.0 10.51 2.66 6.41 1.73 4.68 5.21 6.01 -11.3 -1.2
16Jason Vargas 0 0 0 3 3 12.0 6.00 2.25 8.25 0.75 2.25 3.11 4.54 1.1 0.1
17Luke Hochevar 2 3 0 40 0 37.3 7.47 2.17 9.64 1.45 3.86 4.02 3.50 6.1 0.6
18Brooks Pounders 2 1 0 13 0 12.7 13.50 2.13 9.24 4.26 9.24 7.92 4.94 0.0 0.0
19Danny Duffy 12 3 0 42 26 179.7 8.17 2.10 9.42 1.35 3.51 3.79 3.46 37.1 3.8
20Kelvin Herrera 2 6 12 72 0 72.0 7.12 1.50 10.75 0.75 2.75 2.43 2.79 17.5 1.8
21Drew Butera 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 6.75 0.00 6.75 0.00 0.00 1.61 3.91 0.2 0.0

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