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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 06-27)
1 Cleveland Indians 45 30 .600 - 4.92 3.77 1.15 -1.2 2
2 Kansas City Royals 40 35 .533 5.0 4.09 4.24 -0.15 3.7 19
3 Chicago White Sox 38 38 .500 7.5 4.16 4.28 -0.12 2.0 15
4 Detroit Tigers 37 38 .493 8.0 4.69 4.87 -0.18 -1.6 16
5 Minnesota Twins 24 51 .320 21.0 4.03 5.52 -1.49 -3.8 27



2016 Rankings

40 Wins is tied for 11th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 2nd in division
35 Losses is tied for 9th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division
.533 Win Pct is tied for 10th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
4.09 RS/G is 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 4th in division
4.24 RA/G is 10th in MLB, 2nd in league, 2nd in division
-0.15 Diff/G is 18th in MLB, 9th in league, 3rd in division
3.7 Pyth O/U is 7th in MLB, 3rd in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2016 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 06-28)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 49 38 .563 386 332 .257 .323 .407
Chicago White Sox 44 42 .512 371 360 .260 .316 .404
Detroit Tigers 43 44 .494 375 377 .263 .321 .410
Minnesota Twins 41 46 .471 362 383 .253 .316 .404
Kansas City Royals 40 47 .460 345 375 .261 .309 .383

Top offensive performers by R

Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

42 R
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

39 R
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

29 R

Top pitching performers by GS

Edinson Volquez
Edinson Volquez

16 GS
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

15 GS
Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura

14 GS

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 314 42 16 1 12 48 27 61 4 1 .310 .369 .500 .307 17.1 1.4
2Lorenzo Cain 303 39 12 0 8 39 19 64 6 4 .291 .337 .418 .261 10.4 2.1
3Salvador Perez 261 29 15 2 12 37 11 60 0 0 .297 .330 .520 .301 18.9 1.6
4Kendrys Morales 278 27 11 0 10 37 22 54 0 0 .243 .309 .406 .253 0.4 0.0
5Alcides Escobar 342 27 11 2 1 19 10 48 10 4 .258 .281 .314 .215 -1.1 -0.3
6Whit Merrifield 150 22 10 1 2 13 5 30 4 1 .317 .340 .441 .275 6.5 0.8
7Alex Gordon 179 21 6 0 5 11 16 54 3 0 .213 .313 .348 .241 0.0 -0.2
8Cheslor Cuthbert 170 18 5 0 7 18 8 38 1 0 .273 .308 .435 .258 1.7 0.4
9Jarrod Dyson 142 16 5 1 0 8 12 16 12 3 .252 .326 .309 .226 -0.3 0.6
10Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .237 3.0 0.4
11Paulo Orlando 184 15 9 3 1 15 5 38 5 1 .351 .377 .454 .303 11.6 1.2
12Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .292 6.3 0.6
13Drew Butera 54 9 7 0 2 8 4 10 0 0 .306 .358 .571 .317 5.1 0.6
14Brett Eibner 41 6 5 0 1 7 3 11 0 0 .297 .350 .514 .301 2.5 0.3
15Christian Colon 67 4 2 0 0 3 5 12 0 1 .274 .328 .306 .237 -0.9 0.0
16Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .280 1.7 0.2
17Terrance Gore 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .059 -0.1 0.0
18Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Dillon Gee 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Tony Cruz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .014 -0.6 -0.1
21Ian Kennedy 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -0.1 -0.1
22Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .121 0.0 0.0

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

PVORP

PWARP
1Edinson Volquez 7 7 0 16 16 92.7 9.62 3.50 7.09 0.97 5.15 4.21 5.29 0.3 0.0
2Ian Kennedy 6 6 0 15 15 88.7 7.71 2.94 8.63 1.93 3.96 5.20 3.95 13.4 1.4
3Yordano Ventura 6 4 0 14 14 79.3 8.74 4.08 6.69 1.13 4.54 4.74 5.34 -0.2 0.0
4Chris Young 2 7 0 13 11 53.7 10.23 3.86 9.22 3.52 6.54 7.44 5.86 -3.4 -0.4
5Danny Duffy 3 1 0 25 9 66.7 7.56 2.16 10.66 1.49 3.24 3.75 2.91 17.1 1.8
6Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.17 5.85 -1.4 -0.2
7Dillon Gee 2 2 0 15 4 49.0 10.84 3.31 7.71 1.84 4.04 5.28 5.13 -0.2 0.0
8Wade Davis 1 0 18 28 0 27.3 4.94 3.62 8.56 0.00 0.99 2.64 3.79 3.5 0.4
9Drew Butera 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 9.00 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 1.12 4.20 0.1 0.0
10Joakim Soria 3 3 1 35 0 36.0 7.50 3.50 8.00 0.75 3.00 3.67 4.17 3.0 0.3
11Alec Mills 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 13.50 27.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 16.61 5.62 -0.1 0.0
12Brian Flynn 1 0 0 7 0 13.3 5.40 4.05 8.77 0.68 3.38 3.49 3.99 1.4 0.1
13Luke Hochevar 1 1 0 31 0 29.7 6.37 1.82 10.31 1.21 3.03 3.49 2.94 6.6 0.7
14Scott Alexander 0 0 0 9 0 13.0 10.38 3.46 7.62 0.69 4.85 3.58 4.37 0.8 0.1
15Kelvin Herrera 1 1 0 37 0 36.7 6.38 1.47 11.29 0.49 1.47 1.97 2.48 10.0 1.1
16Chien-Ming Wang 4 0 0 23 0 30.0 9.60 3.00 5.70 1.20 3.90 4.58 5.17 -0.8 -0.1
17Peter Moylan 2 0 0 12 0 17.7 10.19 2.55 8.15 0.51 3.57 3.06 4.54 0.8 0.1

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