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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 09-24)
1 Cleveland Indians 90 64 .584 - 4.88 4.18 0.70 0.0 5
2 Detroit Tigers 83 71 .539 7.0 4.61 4.49 0.12 0.3 9
3 Kansas City Royals 78 77 .503 12.5 4.14 4.35 -0.21 10.7 21
4 Chicago White Sox 73 81 .474 17.0 4.21 4.47 -0.26 1.4 20
5 Minnesota Twins 56 99 .361 34.5 4.46 5.55 -1.09 -7.7 28



2016 Rankings

78 Wins is 16th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
77 Losses is tied for 18th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
.503 Win Pct is 16th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
4.14 RS/G is tied for 24th in MLB, 14th in league, 5th in division
4.35 RA/G is 14th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.21 Diff/G is 22nd in MLB, 12th in league, 3rd in division
10.7 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: 09-25)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 5 3 .625 36 31 .256 .326 .404
Chicago White Sox 4 4 .500 36 34 .260 .315 .400
Detroit Tigers 4 4 .500 34 34 .263 .323 .413
Kansas City Royals 3 4 .429 26 32 .257 .306 .381
Minnesota Twins 3 4 .429 30 32 .250 .317 .403

Top offensive performers by R

Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

78 R
Kendrys Morales
Kendrys Morales

60 R
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

58 R

Top pitching performers by H9

Brooks Pounders
Brooks Pounders

16.76 H9
Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy

11.12 H9
Kris Medlen
Kris Medlen

11.10 H9

Hitters by R descending

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Rank

Player

PA
Sorted Descending
R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Eric Hosmer 645 78 24 1 23 97 55 124 5 3 .268 .330 .431 .260 7.0 0.4
2Kendrys Morales 587 60 21 0 29 89 47 117 0 0 .261 .327 .466 .270 10.4 1.0
3Alex Gordon 478 58 14 2 16 35 51 136 8 1 .218 .314 .376 .239 1.4 -0.4
4Alcides Escobar 652 57 24 6 7 52 27 91 17 4 .266 .299 .360 .233 9.6 1.2
5Salvador Perez 523 56 28 2 21 61 20 115 0 0 .249 .289 .442 .247 13.7 0.6
6Lorenzo Cain 434 56 19 1 9 56 31 84 14 5 .287 .339 .408 .258 12.9 2.0
7Paulo Orlando 451 46 20 4 5 40 12 98 12 2 .293 .320 .394 .251 6.9 0.0
8Cheslor Cuthbert 482 46 28 1 10 43 30 91 2 0 .276 .320 .410 .249 5.1 0.4
9Whit Merrifield 300 40 19 2 2 25 15 68 7 3 .282 .317 .384 .250 4.5 0.5
10Jarrod Dyson 315 40 11 7 1 23 25 36 28 7 .264 .328 .364 .239 4.0 0.9
11Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .233 2.4 0.3
12Drew Butera 119 15 10 0 4 14 7 32 0 0 .264 .308 .464 .254 4.2 0.5
13Raul Mondesi 137 14 1 3 1 11 5 44 7 1 .185 .229 .266 .186 -5.5 -0.9
14Christian Colon 161 13 6 0 1 13 11 31 0 1 .231 .294 .293 .216 -4.1 0.1
15Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .280 5.3 0.5
16Brett Eibner 85 11 6 0 3 10 6 23 0 0 .231 .286 .423 .249 0.7 0.2
17Terrance Gore 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 1 .000 .000 .000 .026 -0.3 0.0
18Billy Burns 28 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 2 .269 .321 .269 .218 -0.4 -0.2
19Hunter Dozier 12 3 1 0 0 1 1 5 0 0 .182 .250 .273 .247 0.1 0.0
20Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .273 1.3 0.2
21Danny Duffy 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .153 27.2 0.0
22Daniel Nava 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .250 .400 .500 .317 0.8 0.1
23Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Edinson Volquez 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.015 12.0 -0.1
25Chris Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.006 -8.4 -0.1
26Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Chien-Ming Wang 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Matthew Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Yordano Ventura 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .243 5.2 0.2
33Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
34Ian Kennedy 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 23.4 -0.2
35Tony Cruz 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .107 -0.6 -0.1
36Dillon Gee 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .484 1.6 0.0

Pitchers by H9 descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP
Sorted Descending
H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Brooks Pounders 1 1 0 9 0 9.7 16.76 2.79 10.24 5.59 12.10 9.83 0.00 -4.7 0.0
2Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 6 0 5.7 11.12 1.59 6.35 0.00 6.35 2.22 0.00 1.8 0.0
3Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.16 0.00 1.1 0.0
4Chris Young 3 9 1 33 13 87.0 10.76 4.34 9.41 2.90 6.31 6.68 0.00 -8.2 0.0
5Scott Alexander 0 0 0 15 0 17.7 10.70 3.57 7.64 0.51 3.57 3.33 0.00 0.9 0.0
6Dillon Gee 7 9 0 32 14 122.3 10.45 2.72 6.55 1.77 4.63 5.26 0.00 0.5 0.0
7Edinson Volquez 10 11 0 32 32 181.7 10.21 3.37 6.59 1.09 5.25 4.44 0.00 12.7 0.0
8Chien-Ming Wang 6 0 0 38 0 53.3 10.12 3.04 5.06 1.01 4.22 4.57 0.00 0.4 0.0
9Joakim Soria 4 8 1 66 0 63.3 9.38 3.84 9.09 1.28 4.12 4.31 0.00 1.3 0.0
10Peter Moylan 2 0 0 46 0 42.3 8.93 3.40 6.80 0.85 3.61 4.10 0.00 1.2 0.0
11Yordano Ventura 11 11 0 30 30 176.0 8.90 3.73 6.65 1.18 4.35 4.69 0.00 4.9 0.0
12Alec Mills 0 0 0 3 0 3.3 8.10 13.50 10.80 0.00 13.50 6.11 0.00 -0.4 0.0
13Ian Kennedy 11 10 0 31 31 183.0 8.07 3.00 8.66 1.52 3.64 4.57 0.00 23.8 0.0
14Danny Duffy 12 3 0 41 25 173.3 8.05 2.08 9.61 1.35 3.43 3.74 0.00 27.0 0.0
15Luke Hochevar 2 3 0 40 0 37.3 7.47 2.17 9.64 1.45 3.86 4.02 0.00 2.9 0.0
16Drew Butera 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 6.75 0.00 6.75 0.00 0.00 1.61 0.00 0.6 0.0
17Wade Davis 1 1 25 40 0 38.3 6.57 3.76 9.86 0.00 2.11 2.40 0.00 9.8 0.0
18Kelvin Herrera 2 5 11 68 0 68.3 6.45 1.32 10.80 0.79 2.24 2.42 0.00 15.5 0.0
19Brian Flynn 1 2 0 33 1 51.7 5.92 3.31 7.14 0.70 2.26 3.69 0.00 5.2 0.0
20Matthew Strahm 2 1 0 18 0 19.0 5.68 3.32 12.32 0.00 0.95 1.63 0.00 7.3 0.0
21Jason Vargas 0 0 0 2 2 7.0 5.14 2.57 6.43 1.29 3.86 4.39 0.00 1.1 0.0

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