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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 B3

Jarrod Dyson
Jarrod Dyson

7 B3
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

6 B3
Paulo Orlando
Paulo Orlando

4 B3

Top pitching performers by BB9

Alec Mills
Alec Mills

13.50 BB9
Kris Medlen
Kris Medlen

7.40 BB9
Chris Young
Chris Young

4.34 BB9

Hitters by B3 descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B
Sorted Descending
3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

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

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 0.00 -0.4 0.0
2Kris 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
3Chris 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
4Matthew 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
5Joakim 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
6Yordano 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
7Wade 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
8Scott 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
9Edinson 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
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
11Brian 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
12Chien-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
13Ian 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
14Brooks 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
15Dillon 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
16Jason 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
17Luke 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
18Danny 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
19Kevin 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
20Kelvin 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
21Drew 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

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