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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 05-26)
1 Chicago White Sox 27 21 .562 - 4.08 3.56 0.52 -0.6 8
2 Cleveland Indians 25 20 .556 0.5 4.76 4.00 0.76 0.1 7
3 Kansas City Royals 24 22 .522 2.0 3.78 3.91 -0.13 3.0 20
4 Detroit Tigers 23 23 .500 3.0 4.59 4.70 -0.11 -0.1 16
5 Minnesota Twins 12 34 .261 14.0 3.63 5.39 -1.76 -2.7 28



2016 Rankings

24 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
22 Losses is tied for 15th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
.522 Win Pct is 14th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
3.78 RS/G is 26th in MLB, 14th in league, 4th in division
3.91 RA/G is 9th in MLB, 3rd in league, 2nd in division
-0.13 Diff/G is 19th in MLB, 10th in league, 4th in division
3 Pyth O/U is 8th in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2016 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 05-27)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 66 51 .564 514 448 .257 .323 .405
Chicago White Sox 60 54 .526 490 465 .258 .319 .402
Detroit Tigers 57 59 .491 497 506 .264 .323 .410
Minnesota Twins 56 60 .483 484 499 .250 .311 .405
Kansas City Royals 54 62 .466 458 495 .260 .307 .381

Top offensive performers by OBP

Paulo Orlando
Paulo Orlando

.408 OBP
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

.351 OBP
Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

.348 OBP

Top pitching performers by VORP

Edinson Volquez
Edinson Volquez

7.8 VORP
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

7.4 VORP
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

6.0 VORP

Hitters by OBP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG
Sorted Descending
OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Paulo Orlando 76 8 5 1 1 10 1 16 2 0 .397 .408 .534 .336 7.2 0.7
2Eric Hosmer 191 24 9 1 8 23 15 38 3 1 .297 .351 .497 .297 8.5 0.7
3Whit Merrifield 23 4 3 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 .348 .348 .478 .286 1.3 0.1
4Lorenzo Cain 188 22 5 0 6 25 14 44 6 3 .291 .346 .424 .266 7.2 1.2
5Alex Gordon 166 19 5 0 4 10 16 50 3 0 .211 .319 .331 .238 0.0 -0.1
6Salvador Perez 168 19 11 2 7 25 8 36 0 0 .283 .315 .509 .287 10.8 0.7
7Christian Colon 48 2 2 0 0 3 4 9 0 0 .250 .312 .295 .213 -1.7 -0.2
8Jarrod Dyson 94 10 5 1 0 6 5 8 8 2 .259 .308 .341 .229 0.6 0.5
9Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.4 0.6
10Alcides Escobar 211 17 6 2 0 13 8 29 10 2 .266 .297 .317 .224 1.3 0.3
11Omar Infante 137 14 9 1 0 10 7 23 0 0 .248 .281 .336 .240 2.6 0.3
12Reymond Fuentes 22 0 0 0 0 3 1 4 0 1 .238 .273 .238 .219 -0.9 0.0
13Drew Butera 20 2 3 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 .211 .250 .368 .210 0.4 0.0
14Cheslor Cuthbert 60 6 3 0 1 3 1 11 0 0 .237 .250 .339 .208 -3.1 -0.2
15Kendrys Morales 182 13 6 0 5 18 11 38 0 0 .187 .247 .313 .203 -8.7 -0.9
16Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .059 -0.1 0.0

Pitchers by VORP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA
Sorted Descending
VORP

PWARP
1Edinson Volquez 5 4 0 10 10 61.3 9.24 3.23 7.19 0.88 3.67 3.85 4.45 7.8 0.5
2Kelvin Herrera 0 1 0 24 0 23.0 7.04 0.78 10.57 0.00 0.78 1.22 2.68 7.4 0.6
3Danny Duffy 0 0 0 18 2 25.3 7.82 2.49 10.30 0.36 2.13 2.22 2.91 6.0 0.6
4Ian Kennedy 4 3 0 9 9 53.3 7.43 3.04 8.94 1.35 3.38 4.30 3.41 4.3 1.1
5Wade Davis 1 0 12 17 0 16.7 4.86 4.86 9.18 0.00 1.08 2.99 3.81 3.8 0.2
6Luke Hochevar 1 0 0 21 0 19.7 5.95 1.83 11.44 0.92 2.75 2.59 2.81 3.5 0.5
7Scott Alexander 0 0 0 6 0 10.0 8.10 0.90 9.00 0.00 1.80 1.35 3.50 2.4 0.1
8Peter Moylan 1 0 0 5 0 6.3 11.37 2.84 8.53 0.00 2.84 2.57 4.14 1.7 0.0
9Chien-Ming Wang 2 0 0 14 0 16.7 9.72 4.32 7.02 0.00 2.70 2.93 4.82 1.5 0.0
10Brian Flynn 1 0 0 5 0 7.3 6.14 4.91 7.36 0.00 4.91 3.05 4.31 1.0 0.0
11Dillon Gee 1 2 0 10 3 35.0 9.77 3.34 8.23 1.80 3.86 5.10 4.20 0.7 0.3
12Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.10 6.23 0.7 -0.3
13Joakim Soria 2 1 1 23 0 23.3 8.10 3.86 7.71 0.77 3.47 3.86 4.42 -0.3 0.1
14Alec Mills 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 13.50 27.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 16.55 5.62 -0.7 0.0
15Yordano Ventura 4 3 0 9 9 48.7 7.95 6.10 6.29 1.11 4.81 5.41 6.49 -2.5 -0.8
16Chris Young 1 5 0 7 7 32.3 10.58 3.06 8.63 3.62 6.68 7.38 5.08 -5.9 0.0