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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 08-29)
1 Cleveland Indians 74 56 .569 - 4.87 4.18 0.69 -0.7 5
2 Detroit Tigers 70 61 .534 4.5 4.63 4.48 0.15 0.0 9
3 Kansas City Royals 69 62 .527 5.5 4.03 4.15 -0.12 8.5 18
4 Chicago White Sox 63 67 .485 11.0 4.07 4.32 -0.25 3.0 21
5 Minnesota Twins 49 82 .374 25.5 4.54 5.49 -0.95 -6.9 25



2016 Rankings

69 Wins is tied for 11th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
62 Losses is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
.527 Win Pct is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
4.03 RS/G is 26th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division
4.15 RA/G is 10th in MLB, 2nd in league, 1st in division
-0.12 Diff/G is 20th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
8.5 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: 08-30)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 18 14 .562 144 124 .257 .325 .406
Detroit Tigers 16 15 .516 133 133 .264 .324 .414
Chicago White Sox 16 16 .500 138 135 .261 .316 .403
Minnesota Twins 15 16 .484 130 139 .253 .315 .404
Kansas City Royals 14 17 .452 120 139 .258 .306 .382

Bottom offensive performers by VORP

Matthew Strahm
Matthew Strahm

0.0 VORP
Luke Hochevar
Luke Hochevar

0.0 VORP
Peter Moylan
Peter Moylan

0.0 VORP

Top pitching performers by FIP

Alec Mills
Alec Mills

16.61 FIP
Brooks Pounders
Brooks Pounders

10.18 FIP
Chris Young
Chris Young

6.65 FIP

Hitters by VORP ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv
Sorted Ascending
VORP

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

Pitchers by FIP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA
Sorted Descending
FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Alec 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
2Brooks 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
3Chris 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
4Kris 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
5Dillon 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
6Yordano 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
7Ian 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
8Chien-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
9Edinson 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
10Joakim 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
11Luke 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
12Brian 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
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
14Scott 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
15Danny 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
16Wade 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
17Kelvin 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
18Drew 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
19Matthew 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

BP Articles

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BP Kansas City: Making the Most of a Non-Playoff RunDavid Lesky2016-08-07
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BP Kansas City: The Latest Struggles of an Evergreen Future Superstar Hunter Samuels2016-07-30
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Players Prefer Presentation: 12 Minutes Of The Slowest BaseballMeg Rowley2016-07-30
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