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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 07-29)
1 Cleveland Indians 58 42 .580 - 4.91 4.05 0.86 -0.9 6
2 Detroit Tigers 54 48 .529 5.0 4.75 4.70 0.05 0.6 11
3 Chicago White Sox 50 53 .485 9.5 3.97 4.27 -0.30 3.6 19
4 Kansas City Royals 49 53 .480 10.0 3.92 4.47 -0.55 5.4 22
5 Minnesota Twins 39 63 .382 20.0 4.41 5.20 -0.79 -5.4 25



2016 Rankings

49 Wins is 20th in MLB, 11th in league, 4th in division
53 Losses is tied for 21st in MLB, tied for 10th in league, tied for 3rd in division
.480 Win Pct is 20th in MLB, 11th in league, 4th in division
3.92 RS/G is 27th in MLB, 15th in league, 5th in division
4.47 RA/G is 17th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
-0.55 Diff/G is 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 4th in division
5.4 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: 07-30)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 36 26 .581 279 237 .257 .326 .405
Chicago White Sox 29 30 .492 250 250 .260 .315 .402
Detroit Tigers 30 30 .500 258 260 .263 .322 .409
Minnesota Twins 30 30 .500 258 262 .252 .315 .405
Kansas City Royals 27 33 .450 236 266 .259 .309 .382

Top offensive performers by R

Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

51 R
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

40 R
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

39 R

Top pitching performers by L

Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

9 L
Edinson Volquez
Edinson Volquez

9 L
Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura

9 L

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 423 51 19 1 14 56 34 83 4 1 .282 .340 .446 .280 12.5 0.9
2Lorenzo Cain 311 40 12 0 8 39 20 64 6 4 .288 .338 .413 .261 10.4 2.1
3Salvador Perez 356 39 20 2 15 45 15 84 0 0 .271 .306 .476 .277 18.8 1.3
4Kendrys Morales 382 38 15 0 16 49 30 81 0 0 .249 .317 .432 .262 3.3 0.3
5Alcides Escobar 449 33 14 3 1 25 17 61 14 4 .255 .283 .310 .217 -1.7 -0.3
6Alex Gordon 281 31 9 1 7 16 30 78 5 0 .207 .313 .339 .237 0.0 -0.2
7Whit Merrifield 220 30 15 1 2 17 10 50 5 1 .271 .305 .381 .250 4.5 0.6
8Cheslor Cuthbert 275 28 14 0 9 33 13 56 1 0 .293 .325 .452 .269 7.9 0.9
9Jarrod Dyson 207 23 10 3 1 15 17 26 14 5 .251 .320 .355 .239 2.5 0.9
10Paulo Orlando 265 22 12 3 2 22 6 53 7 1 .324 .348 .419 .279 10.3 0.8
11Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .237 3.0 0.3
12Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.3 0.6
13Drew Butera 75 11 9 0 2 9 6 16 0 0 .294 .351 .515 .302 5.8 0.6
14Brett Eibner 85 11 6 0 3 10 6 23 0 0 .231 .286 .423 .262 1.8 0.4
15Christian Colon 112 8 4 0 0 9 10 19 0 1 .245 .312 .284 .222 -3.0 -0.1
16Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .280 1.6 0.2
17Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .059 -0.1 0.0
18Raul Mondesi 14 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 .286 .286 .286 .181 -0.8 -0.1
19Danny Duffy 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .152 0.2 0.0
20Dillon Gee 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .292 0.2 -0.1
21Chien-Ming Wang 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Chris Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -0.1 -0.1
24Edinson Volquez 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.4 -0.1
25Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Yordano Ventura 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .710 0.5 0.2
27Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Ian Kennedy 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.009 -0.4 -0.1
30Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Tony Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.6 -0.1

Pitchers by L descending

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Rank

Player

W
Sorted Descending
L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Ian Kennedy 6 9 0 20 20 114.3 8.03 3.07 9.21 2.05 4.41 5.31 4.10 15.4 1.7
2Edinson Volquez 8 9 0 22 22 130.3 9.32 3.38 6.84 0.97 4.70 4.24 4.49 12.0 1.3
3Yordano Ventura 6 9 0 20 20 114.3 8.58 3.62 6.77 1.34 4.88 4.86 4.92 5.0 0.5
4Chris Young 2 8 0 19 13 67.3 10.56 4.54 9.62 3.48 6.82 7.51 5.59 -2.5 -0.3
5Dillon Gee 3 4 0 20 6 67.3 11.36 3.07 7.35 1.60 4.54 4.96 5.51 -3.1 -0.3
6Joakim Soria 4 4 1 43 0 43.0 8.79 4.19 8.58 1.47 4.19 4.79 4.11 3.9 0.4
7Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.17 5.71 -1.1 -0.1
8Luke 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
9Kelvin Herrera 1 2 1 46 0 45.7 6.50 1.38 11.23 0.39 1.58 1.78 2.48 12.5 1.3
10Danny Duffy 6 1 0 30 14 100.7 7.78 1.97 9.83 1.16 3.22 3.47 3.03 24.8 2.7
11Brian Flynn 1 1 0 17 1 33.3 7.02 2.70 7.56 1.08 3.24 3.90 3.90 3.9 0.4
12Wade Davis 1 0 21 35 0 33.7 5.88 4.01 8.55 0.00 1.60 2.73 4.15 2.9 0.3
13Brooks 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
14Drew Butera 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 6.75 0.00 6.75 0.00 0.00 1.62 3.85 0.2 0.0
15Peter Moylan 2 0 0 20 0 24.7 9.85 3.65 6.93 0.73 4.38 3.97 4.48 1.2 0.1
16Scott 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
17Alec Mills 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 13.50 27.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 16.61 4.87 0.0 0.0
18Chien-Ming Wang 5 0 0 32 0 41.3 10.45 3.05 5.44 1.09 4.57 4.57 5.82 -4.1 -0.4

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