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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 07-28)
1 Cleveland Indians 57 42 .576 - 4.91 4.06 0.85 -1.5 4
2 Detroit Tigers 53 48 .525 5.0 4.65 4.68 -0.03 0.7 14
3 Chicago White Sox 50 52 .490 8.5 4.00 4.29 -0.29 3.7 19
4 Kansas City Royals 49 52 .485 9.0 3.93 4.44 -0.51 5.2 21
5 Minnesota Twins 38 63 .376 20.0 4.44 5.24 -0.80 -5.5 26



2016 Rankings

49 Wins is 20th in MLB, 11th in league, 4th in division
52 Losses is tied for 20th in MLB, tied for 10th in league, tied for 3rd in division
.485 Win Pct is 20th in MLB, 11th in league, 4th in division
3.93 RS/G is 27th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
4.44 RA/G is tied for 16th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
-0.51 Diff/G is 23rd in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
5.2 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: 07-29)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 36 27 .571 282 241 .258 .326 .405
Chicago White Sox 30 30 .500 256 254 .260 .315 .402
Detroit Tigers 30 31 .492 260 265 .263 .321 .409
Minnesota Twins 30 31 .492 262 267 .253 .315 .405
Kansas City Royals 28 33 .459 244 270 .259 .309 .382

Bottom offensive performers by VORP

Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

0.0 VORP
Chien-Ming Wang
Chien-Ming Wang

0.0 VORP
Brian Flynn
Brian Flynn

0.0 VORP

Top pitching performers by W

Edinson Volquez
Edinson Volquez

8 W
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

6 W
Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura

6 W

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
1Joakim Soria 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
4Kelvin Herrera 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
6Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Christian Colon 112 8 4 0 0 9 10 19 0 1 .245 .312 .284 .222 -3.0 -0.1
8Alcides Escobar 445 33 14 3 1 25 17 61 14 4 .255 .284 .311 .218 -1.1 -0.3
9Raul Mondesi 10 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 .300 .300 .300 .176 -1.0 -0.1
10Tony Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.6 -0.1
11Ian Kennedy 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 -0.4 -0.1
12Edinson Volquez 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.4 -0.1
13Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .059 -0.1 0.0
14Chris Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -0.1 -0.1
15Dillon Gee 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .292 0.2 -0.1
16Danny Duffy 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .152 0.2 0.0
17Alex Gordon 277 31 9 1 7 16 29 77 5 0 .209 .314 .343 .239 0.4 -0.2
18Yordano Ventura 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .710 0.5 0.2
19Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .280 1.6 0.2
20Brett Eibner 85 11 6 0 3 10 6 23 0 0 .231 .286 .423 .262 1.8 0.3
21Jarrod Dyson 204 23 10 3 1 15 17 25 14 5 .250 .320 .356 .239 2.6 0.8
22Kendrys Morales 378 38 15 0 16 49 30 80 0 0 .246 .315 .431 .261 2.7 0.3
23Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .237 3.0 0.4
24Whit Merrifield 220 30 15 1 2 17 10 50 5 1 .271 .305 .381 .250 4.4 0.6
25Drew Butera 75 11 9 0 2 9 6 16 0 0 .294 .351 .515 .302 5.8 0.6
26Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.3 0.6
27Cheslor Cuthbert 271 28 14 0 9 33 13 56 1 0 .298 .330 .459 .273 8.7 0.9
28Paulo Orlando 265 22 12 3 2 22 6 53 7 1 .324 .348 .419 .279 10.2 0.7
29Lorenzo Cain 307 39 12 0 8 39 19 64 6 4 .290 .336 .416 .260 10.2 1.9
30Eric Hosmer 419 50 19 1 13 54 34 83 4 1 .283 .341 .440 .279 12.1 0.8
31Salvador Perez 352 39 20 2 15 45 15 84 0 0 .271 .307 .479 .278 19.0 1.3

Pitchers by W descending

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Rank

Player
Sorted Descending
W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Edinson Volquez 8 8 0 21 21 124.3 9.12 3.40 6.80 0.87 4.56 4.09 4.49 11.4 1.2
2Ian Kennedy 6 9 0 20 20 114.3 8.03 3.07 9.21 2.05 4.41 5.31 4.10 15.4 1.6
3Yordano Ventura 6 9 0 20 20 114.3 8.58 3.62 6.77 1.34 4.88 4.86 4.92 5.0 0.5
4Danny Duffy 6 1 0 30 14 100.7 7.78 1.97 9.83 1.16 3.22 3.48 3.03 24.7 2.7
5Chien-Ming Wang 5 0 0 32 0 41.3 10.45 3.05 5.44 1.09 4.57 4.57 5.82 -4.1 -0.4
6Joakim Soria 4 4 1 43 0 43.0 8.79 4.19 8.58 1.47 4.19 4.79 4.11 3.9 0.4
7Dillon Gee 3 4 0 20 6 67.3 11.36 3.07 7.35 1.60 4.54 4.96 5.51 -3.1 -0.3
8Chris Young 2 8 0 19 13 67.3 10.56 4.54 9.62 3.48 6.82 7.51 5.59 -2.6 -0.3
9Peter Moylan 2 0 0 19 0 24.3 9.62 3.70 7.03 0.74 4.07 3.98 4.48 1.2 0.1
10Luke 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
11Brooks Pounders 1 0 0 3 0 4.0 18.00 4.50 13.50 4.50 13.50 8.12 4.50 0.2 0.0
12Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.17 5.71 -1.1 -0.1
13Wade Davis 1 0 21 35 0 33.7 5.88 4.01 8.55 0.00 1.60 2.73 4.15 2.9 0.3
14Kelvin Herrera 1 2 1 46 0 45.7 6.50 1.38 11.23 0.39 1.58 1.78 2.48 12.4 1.3
15Brian Flynn 1 1 0 16 1 31.7 6.82 2.84 7.67 0.85 3.13 3.59 3.90 3.7 0.4
16Scott 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
17Alec Mills 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 13.50 27.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 16.62 4.87 0.0 0.0
18Drew Butera 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 6.75 0.00 6.75 0.00 0.00 1.62 3.85 0.2 0.0

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