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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 08-30)
1 Cleveland Indians 75 56 .573 - 4.87 4.18 0.69 -0.7 5
2 Detroit Tigers 71 61 .538 4.5 4.65 4.48 0.17 0.1 9
3 Kansas City Royals 69 63 .523 6.5 4.03 4.15 -0.12 8.4 18
4 Chicago White Sox 63 68 .481 12.0 4.07 4.34 -0.27 2.9 21
5 Minnesota Twins 49 83 .371 26.5 4.54 5.48 -0.94 -7.0 25



2016 Rankings

69 Wins is 13th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
63 Losses is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
.523 Win Pct is 13th in MLB, 8th 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
8.4 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: 08-31)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 18 13 .581 140 120 .257 .325 .407
Detroit Tigers 15 15 .500 130 129 .264 .324 .414
Chicago White Sox 15 16 .484 131 131 .261 .316 .403
Minnesota Twins 14 16 .467 124 134 .253 .315 .404
Kansas City Royals 13 17 .433 119 134 .258 .306 .382

Top offensive performers by VORP

Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

22.6 VORP
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

18.8 VORP
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

16.1 VORP

Top pitching performers by G

Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

60 G
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

58 G
Luke Hochevar
Luke Hochevar

40 G

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
1Danny Duffy 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .152 22.6 -0.1
2Salvador Perez 456 49 25 2 20 58 17 101 0 0 .257 .292 .463 .265 18.8 1.2
3Ian Kennedy 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 16.1 -0.2
4Lorenzo Cain 429 55 19 1 9 56 29 84 13 5 .287 .336 .409 .263 14.6 2.4
5Cheslor Cuthbert 403 42 24 1 10 42 21 83 1 0 .290 .326 .438 .269 13.4 1.2
6Paulo Orlando 372 36 16 4 4 28 10 80 11 2 .307 .333 .409 .267 11.1 0.8
7Eric Hosmer 552 63 23 1 18 79 48 105 5 2 .272 .335 .430 .270 10.7 0.9
8Alcides Escobar 571 48 20 4 4 42 24 75 14 4 .265 .296 .340 .233 8.2 0.8
9Alex Gordon 398 52 13 1 14 29 43 110 6 1 .225 .324 .390 .255 7.8 0.7
10Kendrys Morales 493 48 19 0 21 61 40 100 0 0 .251 .318 .436 .267 6.9 0.7
11Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.3 0.6
12Whit Merrifield 220 30 15 1 2 17 10 50 5 1 .271 .305 .381 .250 4.5 0.6
13Jarrod Dyson 248 30 10 5 1 18 22 31 22 7 .248 .321 .353 .239 4.1 1.0
14Drew Butera 100 12 9 0 3 12 6 25 0 0 .261 .306 .457 .264 4.1 0.6
15Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .237 3.1 0.4
16Yordano Ventura 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .222 2.3 0.1
17Dillon Gee 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .487 2.2 0.0
18Edinson Volquez 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.010 1.8 -0.2
19Brett Eibner 85 11 6 0 3 10 6 23 0 0 .231 .286 .423 .262 1.7 0.3
20Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .280 1.6 0.2
21Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .059 -0.1 0.0
22Tony Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.6 -0.1
23Raul Mondesi 109 11 1 3 1 10 4 34 7 0 .196 .243 .299 .210 -1.2 -0.2
24Billy Burns 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .111 .111 .111 .086 -1.9 -0.2
25Christian Colon 140 12 5 0 0 10 10 27 0 1 .228 .295 .268 .216 -3.9 0.0
26Chris Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -8.8 -0.1
27Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Chien-Ming Wang 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
33Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Matthew Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

Pitchers by G descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV
Sorted Descending
G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Kelvin Herrera 1 4 11 60 0 60.0 6.60 1.20 11.25 0.60 1.80 2.03 2.51 16.4 1.8
2Joakim Soria 4 6 1 58 0 57.3 8.79 3.92 9.26 1.26 3.77 4.28 3.94 6.6 0.7
3Luke 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
4Chien-Ming Wang 6 0 0 38 0 53.3 10.12 3.04 5.06 1.01 4.22 4.57 5.30 -1.9 -0.2
5Danny Duffy 11 2 0 36 20 143.7 7.52 1.94 9.33 1.13 3.01 3.46 3.37 31.0 3.3
6Wade Davis 1 0 21 35 0 33.7 5.88 4.01 8.55 0.00 1.60 2.73 3.98 3.7 0.4
7Peter Moylan 2 0 0 35 0 33.7 9.09 3.74 7.49 0.53 3.48 3.65 4.15 3.1 0.3
8Edinson Volquez 10 10 0 28 28 160.0 10.07 3.26 6.69 1.07 5.01 4.37 5.57 -3.7 -0.4
9Chris Young 3 8 1 28 13 80.0 10.01 4.28 9.34 2.92 5.96 6.72 5.03 1.9 0.2
10Dillon Gee 6 7 0 27 12 105.0 10.37 2.66 7.20 1.63 4.37 4.86 4.83 4.4 0.5
11Brian Flynn 1 1 0 26 1 43.3 6.02 3.12 7.27 0.83 2.49 3.73 4.10 4.3 0.5
12Yordano Ventura 9 9 0 26 26 149.7 8.54 3.61 6.92 1.26 4.33 4.72 4.90 7.6 0.8
13Ian Kennedy 9 9 0 26 26 153.7 7.79 2.81 8.96 1.64 3.57 4.64 4.12 21.2 2.3
14Matthew Strahm 2 0 0 11 0 14.7 3.68 2.45 12.27 0.00 0.61 1.20 3.05 3.1 0.3
15Scott Alexander 0 0 0 9 0 13.0 10.38 3.46 7.62 0.69 4.85 3.57 3.95 1.5 0.2
16Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.17 5.62 -0.7 -0.1
17Brooks Pounders 1 1 0 4 0 4.7 17.36 3.86 11.57 5.79 13.50 10.18 4.80 0.1 0.0
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
19Alec Mills 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 13.50 27.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 16.61 5.02 0.0 0.0

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