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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 VORP

Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

10.8 VORP
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

8.5 VORP
Paulo Orlando
Paulo Orlando

7.2 VORP

Top pitching performers by GS

Edinson Volquez
Edinson Volquez

10 GS
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

9 GS
Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura

9 GS

Hitters by VORP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv
Sorted Descending
VORP

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

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

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
2Ian 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
3Yordano 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
4Chris 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
5Kris 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
6Dillon 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
7Danny 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
8Kelvin 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
9Brian 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
10Scott 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
11Chien-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
12Luke 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
13Peter 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
14Wade 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
15Joakim 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
16Alec 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