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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

Top offensive performers by AVG

Paulo Orlando
Paulo Orlando

.335 AVG
Reymond Fuentes
Reymond Fuentes

.317 AVG
Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

.306 AVG

Top pitching performers by GS

Edinson Volquez
Edinson Volquez

17 GS
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

15 GS
Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura

15 GS

Hitters by AVG descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS
Sorted Descending
AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Paulo Orlando 192 16 9 3 1 16 5 39 5 1 .335 .361 .434 .295 10.6 1.0
2Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .280 1.7 0.2
3Whit Merrifield 162 24 11 1 2 14 5 33 5 1 .306 .327 .427 .274 7.2 0.9
4Eric Hosmer 330 43 17 1 12 48 29 66 4 1 .305 .367 .490 .303 16.9 1.3
5Drew Butera 59 9 7 0 2 8 5 10 0 0 .302 .362 .547 .312 5.4 0.7
6Lorenzo Cain 307 39 12 0 8 39 19 64 6 4 .290 .336 .416 .260 10.3 2.0
7Salvador Perez 271 29 15 2 12 37 11 63 0 0 .289 .321 .504 .293 17.4 1.6
8Brett Eibner 43 6 5 0 1 7 3 12 0 0 .282 .333 .487 .288 2.1 0.2
9Christian Colon 78 5 2 0 0 4 7 13 0 1 .282 .346 .310 .254 -0.4 0.1
10Cheslor Cuthbert 181 19 6 0 7 20 9 39 1 0 .269 .306 .427 .255 1.5 0.4
11Kendrys Morales 290 30 13 0 11 39 22 56 0 0 .262 .324 .437 .268 4.9 0.5
12Alcides Escobar 358 28 12 2 1 21 10 49 11 4 .261 .282 .318 .217 -1.4 -0.4
13Jarrod Dyson 152 16 7 1 0 9 14 16 12 3 .260 .338 .328 .236 1.1 0.8
14Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.3 0.6
15Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .237 3.0 0.4
16Alex Gordon 191 22 6 0 5 11 17 56 3 0 .211 .309 .337 .236 -0.7 -0.2
17Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .121 0.0 0.0
18Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .059 -0.1 0.0
19Tony Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.6 -0.1
20Ian Kennedy 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -0.1 -0.1
21Chris Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -0.1 0.0
22Edinson Volquez 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.4 -0.1
23Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Chien-Ming Wang 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Dillon Gee 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0

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 7 7 0 17 17 99.3 9.51 3.35 6.98 0.91 4.80 4.10 5.05 3.3 0.4
2Ian Kennedy 6 6 0 15 15 88.7 7.71 2.94 8.63 1.93 3.96 5.22 3.94 13.9 1.5
3Yordano Ventura 6 5 0 15 15 84.7 8.93 4.15 6.70 1.17 5.00 4.86 5.47 -1.1 -0.1
4Chris Young 2 7 0 14 12 57.7 9.68 4.53 9.36 3.43 6.24 7.52 5.75 -2.8 -0.3
5Danny Duffy 3 1 0 25 9 66.7 7.56 2.16 10.66 1.49 3.24 3.76 2.68 19.0 2.0
6Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.19 5.83 -1.3 -0.1
7Dillon Gee 3 2 0 16 4 51.0 10.59 3.18 7.94 1.94 4.06 5.35 5.13 -0.1 0.0
8Kelvin Herrera 1 1 0 39 0 38.7 6.05 1.63 11.41 0.47 1.40 1.97 2.51 10.5 1.1
9Brian Flynn 1 0 0 8 0 16.0 5.06 3.94 7.88 0.56 2.81 3.51 4.09 1.5 0.2
10Scott Alexander 0 0 0 9 0 13.0 10.38 3.46 7.62 0.69 4.85 3.60 4.39 0.8 0.1
11Chien-Ming Wang 5 0 0 24 0 32.0 9.00 2.81 5.62 1.12 3.66 4.45 4.94 0.1 0.0
12Luke Hochevar 1 1 0 33 0 31.0 6.39 2.03 10.16 1.16 2.90 3.52 2.96 6.9 0.7
13Peter Moylan 2 0 0 13 0 18.7 10.12 2.89 8.20 0.48 3.38 3.13 4.63 0.7 0.1
14Wade Davis 1 0 19 30 0 29.3 5.52 3.68 8.59 0.00 1.23 2.66 3.89 3.5 0.4
15Drew Butera 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 9.00 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 1.13 4.21 0.1 0.0
16Joakim Soria 3 3 1 36 0 37.0 7.54 3.65 7.78 0.97 3.16 4.11 4.43 2.2 0.2
17Alec Mills 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 13.50 27.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 16.63 5.62 0.0 0.0

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