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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 07-26)
1 Cleveland Indians 57 41 .582 - 4.95 4.06 0.89 -1.0 5
2 Detroit Tigers 52 48 .520 6.0 4.66 4.70 -0.04 0.5 14
3 Chicago White Sox 50 50 .500 8.0 4.06 4.27 -0.21 3.8 19
4 Kansas City Royals 48 51 .485 9.5 3.92 4.44 -0.52 5.0 21
5 Minnesota Twins 37 62 .374 20.5 4.39 5.23 -0.84 -5.4 27



2016 Rankings

48 Wins is tied for 19th in MLB, 11th in league, 4th in division
51 Losses is 21st in MLB, 11th in league, 4th in division
.485 Win Pct is 19th in MLB, 11th in league, 4th in division
3.92 RS/G is 27th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
4.44 RA/G is 17th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
-0.52 Diff/G is 23rd in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
5 Pyth O/U is 5th in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2016 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 07-27)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 37 27 .578 288 245 .258 .326 .406
Chicago White Sox 31 31 .500 266 262 .261 .316 .402
Detroit Tigers 31 31 .500 266 268 .263 .321 .409
Minnesota Twins 30 33 .476 262 277 .252 .316 .405
Kansas City Royals 28 35 .444 250 279 .259 .309 .382

Top offensive performers by VORP

Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

18.9 VORP
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

13.4 VORP
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

10.2 VORP

Top pitching performers by BB9

Alec Mills
Alec Mills

27.00 BB9
Kris Medlen
Kris Medlen

7.40 BB9
Chris Young
Chris Young

4.54 BB9

Hitters by VORP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv
Sorted Descending
VORP

BWARP
1Salvador Perez 348 38 19 2 15 45 15 83 0 0 .271 .307 .479 .278 18.9 1.4
2Eric Hosmer 411 50 19 1 13 54 33 81 4 1 .288 .345 .448 .283 13.4 1.0
3Lorenzo Cain 307 39 12 0 8 39 19 64 6 4 .290 .336 .416 .260 10.2 1.9
4Cheslor Cuthbert 263 28 13 0 9 33 13 55 1 0 .296 .328 .457 .272 8.1 0.9
5Paulo Orlando 257 19 10 3 1 20 5 52 6 1 .317 .340 .394 .269 7.2 0.3
6Drew Butera 72 11 9 0 2 9 6 14 0 0 .308 .366 .538 .314 6.4 0.7
7Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.3 0.6
8Whit Merrifield 220 30 15 1 2 17 10 50 5 1 .271 .305 .381 .250 4.4 0.6
9Kendrys Morales 370 38 15 0 16 49 29 79 0 0 .252 .319 .440 .265 4.0 0.4
10Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .237 3.0 0.4
11Jarrod Dyson 200 22 10 2 1 14 17 25 13 5 .250 .321 .347 .238 2.1 0.8
12Brett Eibner 81 11 6 0 3 10 6 22 0 0 .230 .287 .432 .265 2.0 0.4
13Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .280 1.6 0.2
14Yordano Ventura 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .710 0.5 0.2
15Danny Duffy 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .152 0.2 0.0
16Dillon Gee 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .292 0.2 -0.1
17Alcides Escobar 437 33 14 3 1 24 17 58 14 4 .260 .289 .316 .221 0.1 -0.3
18Chris Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -0.1 -0.1
19Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .059 -0.1 0.0
20Edinson Volquez 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.4 -0.1
21Ian Kennedy 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 -0.4 -0.1
22Tony Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.6 -0.1
23Alex Gordon 269 28 9 1 7 16 29 76 5 0 .199 .309 .338 .236 -0.7 -0.3
24Raul Mondesi 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.121 -1.0 -0.1
25Christian Colon 112 8 4 0 0 9 10 19 0 1 .245 .312 .284 .222 -3.1 -0.1
26Chien-Ming Wang 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 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 1 0 0.7 13.50 27.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 16.62 4.92 0.0 0.0
2Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.17 5.71 -1.0 -0.1
3Chris Young 2 8 0 19 13 67.3 10.56 4.54 9.62 3.48 6.82 7.51 5.54 -2.1 -0.2
4Brooks Pounders 1 0 0 3 0 4.0 18.00 4.50 13.50 4.50 13.50 8.12 4.51 0.2 0.0
5Joakim Soria 3 4 1 42 0 42.0 8.79 4.07 8.36 1.50 4.29 4.86 4.24 3.3 0.4
6Yordano Ventura 6 8 0 19 19 106.3 8.89 3.81 6.77 1.18 4.99 4.71 5.16 1.9 0.2
7Peter Moylan 2 0 0 19 0 24.3 9.62 3.70 7.03 0.74 4.07 3.98 4.50 1.2 0.1
8Scott Alexander 0 0 0 9 0 13.0 10.38 3.46 7.62 0.69 4.85 3.58 4.04 1.3 0.1
9Edinson Volquez 8 8 0 21 21 124.3 9.12 3.40 6.80 0.87 4.56 4.09 4.50 11.4 1.2
10Wade Davis 1 0 21 34 0 32.7 5.51 3.31 8.54 0.00 1.10 2.51 3.93 3.7 0.4
11Dillon Gee 3 4 0 20 6 67.3 11.36 3.07 7.35 1.60 4.54 4.96 5.48 -2.9 -0.3
12Ian Kennedy 6 9 0 20 20 114.3 8.03 3.07 9.21 2.05 4.41 5.31 4.13 15.2 1.6
13Chien-Ming Wang 5 0 0 32 0 41.3 10.45 3.05 5.44 1.09 4.57 4.57 5.81 -4.0 -0.4
14Brian Flynn 1 1 0 16 1 31.7 6.82 2.84 7.67 0.85 3.13 3.59 3.89 3.8 0.4
15Luke Hochevar 2 3 0 40 0 37.3 7.47 2.17 9.64 1.45 3.86 4.03 3.36 6.5 0.7
16Danny Duffy 6 1 0 29 13 94.7 7.61 1.90 9.98 1.24 3.14 3.54 3.13 22.3 2.4
17Kelvin Herrera 1 2 1 45 0 44.7 6.45 1.41 11.28 0.40 1.61 1.80 2.48 12.2 1.3
18Drew Butera 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 6.75 0.00 6.75 0.00 0.00 1.62 3.82 0.2 0.0

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