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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 CS

Omar Infante
Omar Infante

0 CS
Tony Cruz
Tony Cruz

0 CS
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

0 CS

Top pitching performers by SO9

Matt Strahm
Matt Strahm

12.27 SO9
Alec Mills
Alec Mills

10.80 SO9
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

10.75 SO9

Hitters by CS ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB
Sorted Ascending
CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

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

Pitchers by SO9 descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9
Sorted Descending
SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Matt 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
2Alec 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
3Kelvin 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
4Wade 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
5Luke 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
6Chris 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
7Danny 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
8Brooks 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
9Joakim 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
10Ian 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
11Jason 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
12Scott 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
13Kevin 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
14Brian 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
15Yordano 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
16Peter 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
17Drew 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
18Kris 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
19Edinson 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
20Dillon 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
21Chien-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

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