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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 06-30)
1 Cleveland Indians 48 30 .615 - 4.88 3.68 1.20 -0.9 2
2 Kansas City Royals 42 36 .538 6.0 4.08 4.23 -0.15 4.0 20
3 Detroit Tigers 40 38 .513 8.0 4.86 4.87 -0.01 -0.4 14
4 Chicago White Sox 40 39 .506 8.5 4.19 4.30 -0.11 2.5 15
5 Minnesota Twins 25 53 .321 23.0 4.06 5.50 -1.44 -4.3 27



2016 Rankings

42 Wins is tied for 9th in MLB, tied for 5th in league, 2nd in division
36 Losses is tied for 9th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division
.538 Win Pct is tied for 8th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division
4.08 RS/G is 25th in MLB, 14th in league, 4th in division
4.23 RA/G is tied for 10th in MLB, 3rd in league, 2nd in division
-0.15 Diff/G is 19th in MLB, 10th in league, 4th in division
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: 07-01)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 48 36 .571 373 321 .258 .323 .407
Chicago White Sox 43 40 .518 357 343 .261 .316 .403
Detroit Tigers 42 42 .500 360 363 .263 .321 .410
Minnesota Twins 40 44 .476 351 369 .252 .316 .405
Kansas City Royals 38 46 .452 331 364 .261 .309 .383

Bottom offensive performers by BWARP

Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

-0.4 BWARP
Alex Gordon
Alex Gordon

-0.2 BWARP
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

-0.1 BWARP

Top pitching performers by G

Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

39 G
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

36 G
Luke Hochevar
Luke Hochevar

33 G

Hitters by BWARP ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP
Sorted Ascending
BWARP
1Alcides Escobar 358 28 12 2 1 21 10 49 11 4 .261 .282 .318 .217 -1.4 -0.4
2Alex Gordon 191 22 6 0 5 11 17 56 3 0 .211 .309 .337 .236 -0.7 -0.2
3Ian Kennedy 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -0.1 -0.1
4Edinson Volquez 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.4 -0.1
5Tony Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.6 -0.1
6Chris Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -0.1 0.0
7Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .059 -0.1 0.0
8Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Chien-Ming Wang 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
10Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Dillon Gee 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .121 0.0 0.0
16Christian Colon 78 5 2 0 0 4 7 13 0 1 .282 .346 .310 .254 -0.4 0.1
17Brett Eibner 43 6 5 0 1 7 3 12 0 0 .282 .333 .487 .288 2.1 0.2
18Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .280 1.7 0.2
19Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .237 3.0 0.4
20Cheslor Cuthbert 181 19 6 0 7 20 9 39 1 0 .269 .306 .427 .255 1.5 0.4
21Kendrys Morales 290 30 13 0 11 39 22 56 0 0 .262 .324 .437 .268 4.9 0.5
22Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.3 0.6
23Drew Butera 59 9 7 0 2 8 5 10 0 0 .302 .362 .547 .312 5.4 0.7
24Jarrod Dyson 152 16 7 1 0 9 14 16 12 3 .260 .338 .328 .236 1.1 0.8
25Whit Merrifield 162 24 11 1 2 14 5 33 5 1 .306 .327 .427 .274 7.2 0.9
26Paulo Orlando 192 16 9 3 1 16 5 39 5 1 .335 .361 .434 .295 10.6 1.0
27Eric Hosmer 330 43 17 1 12 48 29 66 4 1 .305 .367 .490 .303 16.9 1.3
28Salvador Perez 271 29 15 2 12 37 11 63 0 0 .289 .321 .504 .293 17.4 1.6
29Lorenzo Cain 307 39 12 0 8 39 19 64 6 4 .290 .336 .416 .260 10.3 2.0

Pitchers by G descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV
Sorted Descending
G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Kelvin Herrera 1 1 0 39 0 38.7 6.05 1.63 11.41 0.47 1.40 1.97 2.51 10.5 1.1
2Joakim Soria 3 3 1 36 0 37.0 7.54 3.65 7.78 0.97 3.16 4.11 4.43 2.2 0.2
3Luke Hochevar 1 1 0 33 0 31.0 6.39 2.03 10.16 1.16 2.90 3.52 2.96 6.9 0.7
4Wade Davis 1 0 19 30 0 29.3 5.52 3.68 8.59 0.00 1.23 2.66 3.89 3.5 0.4
5Danny Duffy 3 1 0 25 9 66.7 7.56 2.16 10.66 1.49 3.24 3.76 2.68 19.0 2.0
6Chien-Ming Wang 5 0 0 24 0 32.0 9.00 2.81 5.62 1.12 3.66 4.45 4.94 0.1 0.0
7Edinson Volquez 7 7 0 17 17 99.3 9.51 3.35 6.98 0.91 4.80 4.10 5.05 3.3 0.4
8Dillon Gee 3 2 0 16 4 51.0 10.59 3.18 7.94 1.94 4.06 5.35 5.13 -0.1 0.0
9Yordano Ventura 6 5 0 15 15 84.7 8.93 4.15 6.70 1.17 5.00 4.86 5.47 -1.1 -0.1
10Ian Kennedy 6 6 0 15 15 88.7 7.71 2.94 8.63 1.93 3.96 5.22 3.94 13.9 1.5
11Chris Young 2 7 0 14 12 57.7 9.68 4.53 9.36 3.43 6.24 7.52 5.75 -2.8 -0.3
12Peter Moylan 2 0 0 13 0 18.7 10.12 2.89 8.20 0.48 3.38 3.13 4.63 0.7 0.1
13Scott Alexander 0 0 0 9 0 13.0 10.38 3.46 7.62 0.69 4.85 3.60 4.39 0.8 0.1
14Brian Flynn 1 0 0 8 0 16.0 5.06 3.94 7.88 0.56 2.81 3.51 4.09 1.5 0.2
15Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.19 5.83 -1.3 -0.1
16Drew Butera 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 9.00 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 1.13 4.21 0.1 0.0
17Alec Mills 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 13.50 27.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 16.63 5.62 0.0 0.0

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