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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

Top offensive performers by BWARP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

2.2 BWARP
Jarrod Dyson
Jarrod Dyson

1.3 BWARP
Kendrys Morales
Kendrys Morales

1.2 BWARP

Top Pitching Performers by DRA

Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

2.79 DRA
Matt Strahm
Matt Strahm

2.91 DRA
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

3.46 DRA

Hitters by BWARP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

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

Pitchers by DRA ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP
Sorted Ascending
DRA

PVORP

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

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