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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 .316 .402
Detroit Tigers 30 31 .492 261 265 .263 .322 .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 BWARP

Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

-0.3 BWARP
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

-0.3 BWARP
Dillon Gee
Dillon Gee

-0.1 BWARP

Top pitching performers by GS

Edinson Volquez
Edinson Volquez

21 GS
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

20 GS
Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura

19 GS

Hitters by BWARP ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP
Sorted Ascending
BWARP
1Alcides Escobar 441 33 14 3 1 25 17 58 14 4 .258 .286 .314 .220 -0.3 -0.3
2Alex Gordon 273 30 9 1 7 16 29 76 5 0 .209 .315 .345 .240 0.0 -0.3
3Dillon Gee 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .292 0.2 -0.1
4Ian Kennedy 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 -0.4 -0.1
5Christian Colon 112 8 4 0 0 9 10 19 0 1 .245 .312 .284 .222 -3.0 -0.1
6Edinson Volquez 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.4 -0.1
7Tony Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.6 -0.1
8Chris Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -0.1 -0.1
9Raul Mondesi 7 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .286 .286 .286 .151 -0.6 0.0
10Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .059 -0.1 0.0
11Danny Duffy 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .152 0.2 0.0
12Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Chien-Ming Wang 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
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
20Kendrys Morales 374 38 15 0 16 49 29 80 0 0 .249 .316 .435 .262 3.1 0.3
21Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .237 3.0 0.4
22Brett Eibner 81 11 6 0 3 10 6 22 0 0 .230 .287 .432 .265 2.0 0.4
23Paulo Orlando 261 21 12 3 1 21 5 52 6 1 .324 .346 .408 .275 8.9 0.5
24Whit Merrifield 220 30 15 1 2 17 10 50 5 1 .271 .305 .381 .250 4.4 0.6
25Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.3 0.6
26Drew Butera 72 11 9 0 2 9 6 14 0 0 .308 .366 .538 .314 6.4 0.7
27Cheslor Cuthbert 267 28 13 0 9 33 13 55 1 0 .295 .327 .454 .271 8.0 0.8
28Jarrod Dyson 204 23 10 3 1 15 17 25 13 5 .250 .320 .356 .239 2.6 0.8
29Eric Hosmer 415 50 19 1 13 54 34 81 4 1 .286 .345 .444 .282 13.0 1.0
30Salvador Perez 352 39 20 2 15 45 15 84 0 0 .271 .307 .479 .278 18.9 1.4
31Lorenzo Cain 307 39 12 0 8 39 19 64 6 4 .290 .336 .416 .260 10.2 1.9

Pitchers by GS descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G
Sorted Descending
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 4.10 4.51 11.3 1.2
2Ian Kennedy 6 9 0 20 20 114.3 8.03 3.07 9.21 2.05 4.41 5.32 4.10 15.5 1.7
3Yordano Ventura 6 8 0 19 19 106.3 8.89 3.81 6.77 1.18 4.99 4.71 5.16 1.9 0.2
4Danny Duffy 6 1 0 30 14 100.7 7.78 1.97 9.83 1.16 3.22 3.48 3.05 24.7 2.6
5Chris Young 2 8 0 19 13 67.3 10.56 4.54 9.62 3.48 6.82 7.52 5.50 -1.8 -0.2
6Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.18 5.72 -1.1 -0.1
7Dillon Gee 3 4 0 20 6 67.3 11.36 3.07 7.35 1.60 4.54 4.96 5.47 -2.8 -0.3
8Brian Flynn 1 1 0 16 1 31.7 6.82 2.84 7.67 0.85 3.13 3.60 3.91 3.7 0.4
9Luke 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
10Peter Moylan 2 0 0 19 0 24.3 9.62 3.70 7.03 0.74 4.07 3.99 4.50 1.2 0.1
11Joakim Soria 4 4 1 43 0 43.0 8.79 4.19 8.58 1.47 4.19 4.80 4.14 3.8 0.4
12Drew Butera 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 6.75 0.00 6.75 0.00 0.00 1.62 3.84 0.2 0.0
13Chien-Ming Wang 5 0 0 32 0 41.3 10.45 3.05 5.44 1.09 4.57 4.57 5.80 -4.0 -0.4
14Scott 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
15Alec Mills 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 13.50 27.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 16.62 4.89 0.0 0.0
16Kelvin Herrera 1 2 1 46 0 45.7 6.50 1.38 11.23 0.39 1.58 1.79 2.49 12.4 1.3
17Wade Davis 1 0 21 35 0 33.7 5.88 4.01 8.55 0.00 1.60 2.74 4.15 3.0 0.3
18Brooks 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

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