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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 06-30)
1 Cleveland Indians 48 30 .615 - 4.88 3.68 1.20 -0.9 2
2 Kansas City Royals 42 36 .538 6.0 4.08 4.23 -0.15 4.0 20
3 Detroit Tigers 40 38 .513 8.0 4.86 4.87 -0.01 -0.4 14
4 Chicago White Sox 40 39 .506 8.5 4.19 4.30 -0.11 2.5 15
5 Minnesota Twins 25 53 .321 23.0 4.06 5.50 -1.44 -4.3 27



2016 Rankings

42 Wins is tied for 9th in MLB, tied for 5th in league, 2nd in division
36 Losses is tied for 9th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division
.538 Win Pct is tied for 8th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division
4.08 RS/G is 25th in MLB, 14th in league, 4th in division
4.23 RA/G is tied for 10th in MLB, 3rd in league, 2nd in division
-0.15 Diff/G is 19th in MLB, 10th in league, 4th in division
4 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: 07-01)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 48 36 .571 373 321 .258 .323 .407
Chicago White Sox 43 40 .518 357 347 .261 .316 .404
Detroit Tigers 42 42 .500 360 363 .263 .321 .410
Minnesota Twins 40 44 .476 351 369 .252 .316 .405
Kansas City Royals 38 46 .452 331 364 .261 .309 .383

Bottom offensive performers by VORP

Dillon Gee
Dillon Gee

0.0 VORP
Chien-Ming Wang
Chien-Ming Wang

0.0 VORP
Brian Flynn
Brian Flynn

0.0 VORP

Top pitching performers by SO9

Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

11.23 SO9
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

10.66 SO9
Luke Hochevar
Luke Hochevar

10.20 SO9

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
1Dillon Gee 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
2Chien-Ming Wang 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
8Alcides Escobar 354 27 12 2 1 21 10 49 10 4 .261 .282 .318 .218 -1.2 -0.4
9Alex Gordon 187 21 6 0 5 11 17 55 3 0 .210 .310 .340 .237 -0.6 -0.2
10Tony Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.6 -0.1
11Edinson Volquez 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.4 0.0
12Ian Kennedy 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -0.1 -0.1
13Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .059 -0.1 0.0
14Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .121 0.0 0.0
15Christian Colon 75 5 2 0 0 4 7 13 0 1 .294 .360 .324 .264 0.3 0.1
16Jarrod Dyson 148 16 6 1 0 8 14 16 12 3 .260 .340 .323 .236 1.0 0.8
17Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .280 1.7 0.2
18Cheslor Cuthbert 180 19 6 0 7 20 9 39 1 0 .271 .307 .429 .257 1.7 0.4
19Kendrys Morales 286 29 11 0 10 37 22 55 0 0 .255 .318 .413 .259 2.0 0.2
20Brett Eibner 42 6 5 0 1 7 3 12 0 0 .289 .341 .500 .295 2.3 0.2
21Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .237 3.0 0.4
22Drew Butera 59 9 7 0 2 8 5 10 0 0 .302 .362 .547 .312 5.4 0.7
23Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.3 0.6
24Whit Merrifield 158 23 11 1 2 14 5 32 4 1 .314 .335 .438 .277 7.0 0.9
25Lorenzo Cain 307 39 12 0 8 39 19 64 6 4 .290 .336 .416 .260 10.3 2.0
26Paulo Orlando 191 16 9 3 1 16 5 39 5 1 .337 .363 .436 .297 10.8 1.1
27Eric Hosmer 326 43 17 1 12 48 28 65 4 1 .305 .365 .492 .303 16.7 1.3
28Salvador Perez 267 29 15 2 12 37 11 61 0 0 .294 .326 .512 .297 18.2 1.6

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
1Kelvin Herrera 1 1 0 38 0 37.7 6.21 1.67 11.23 0.48 1.43 2.04 2.50 10.3 1.1
2Danny Duffy 3 1 0 25 9 66.7 7.56 2.16 10.66 1.49 3.24 3.76 2.68 18.9 2.0
3Luke Hochevar 1 1 0 32 0 30.0 6.60 1.80 10.20 1.20 3.00 3.49 2.93 6.7 0.7
4Chris Young 2 7 0 13 11 53.7 10.23 3.86 9.22 3.52 6.54 7.45 5.77 -2.8 -0.3
5Drew Butera 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 9.00 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 1.13 4.20 0.1 0.0
6Ian Kennedy 6 6 0 15 15 88.7 7.71 2.94 8.63 1.93 3.96 5.21 3.95 13.6 1.5
7Wade Davis 1 0 18 29 0 28.3 5.40 3.81 8.58 0.00 1.27 2.70 3.82 3.6 0.4
8Peter Moylan 2 0 0 13 0 18.7 10.12 2.89 8.20 0.48 3.38 3.13 4.64 0.7 0.1
9Brian Flynn 1 0 0 8 0 16.0 5.06 3.94 7.88 0.56 2.81 3.50 4.10 1.5 0.2
10Joakim Soria 3 3 1 36 0 37.0 7.54 3.65 7.78 0.97 3.16 4.10 4.21 3.1 0.3
11Dillon Gee 2 2 0 15 4 49.0 10.84 3.31 7.71 1.84 4.04 5.29 5.15 -0.2 0.0
12Scott Alexander 0 0 0 9 0 13.0 10.38 3.46 7.62 0.69 4.85 3.59 4.39 0.8 0.1
13Edinson Volquez 7 7 0 17 17 99.3 9.51 3.35 6.98 0.91 4.80 4.09 5.36 -0.2 0.0
14Yordano Ventura 6 5 0 15 15 84.7 8.93 4.15 6.70 1.17 5.00 4.85 5.49 -1.4 -0.2
15Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.18 5.84 -1.4 -0.1
16Chien-Ming Wang 5 0 0 24 0 32.0 9.00 2.81 5.62 1.12 3.66 4.44 5.16 -0.7 -0.1
17Alec Mills 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 13.50 27.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 16.63 5.60 0.0 0.0

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