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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 09-30)
1 Cleveland Indians 92 67 .579 - 4.83 4.22 0.61 0.3 5
2 Detroit Tigers 86 73 .541 6.0 4.70 4.50 0.20 -0.8 8
3 Kansas City Royals 81 79 .506 11.5 4.19 4.39 -0.20 12.1 21
4 Chicago White Sox 78 82 .487 14.5 4.27 4.39 -0.12 1.5 16
5 Minnesota Twins 57 103 .356 35.5 4.44 5.54 -1.10 -8.9 28



2016 Rankings

81 Wins is 16th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
79 Losses is 18th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
.506 Win Pct is 16th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
4.19 RS/G is tied for 22nd in MLB, tied for 12th in league, 5th in division
4.39 RA/G is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, tied for 2nd in division
-0.20 Diff/G is 22nd in MLB, 12th in league, 4th in division
12.1 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: 10-01)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Chicago White Sox 1 1 .500 8 9 .261 .316 .401
Cleveland Indians 2 1 .667 13 12 .256 .325 .403
Kansas City Royals 1 1 .500 8 9 .257 .306 .381
Minnesota Twins 1 1 .500 9 9 .250 .317 .400
Detroit Tigers 1 2 .333 11 13 .264 .323 .414

Top offensive performers by CS

Jarrod Dyson
Jarrod Dyson

7 CS
Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

5 CS
Alcides Escobar
Alcides Escobar

4 CS

Top pitching performers by IP

Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

188.0 IP
Edinson Volquez
Edinson Volquez

184.3 IP
Yordano Ventura
Yordano Ventura

180.0 IP

Hitters by CS descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB
Sorted Descending
CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

VORP

BWARP
1Jarrod Dyson 329 45 12 8 1 25 26 38 29 7 .271 .336 .378 .245 5.8 1.0
2Lorenzo Cain 434 56 19 1 9 56 31 84 14 5 .287 .339 .408 .258 12.9 2.1
3Alcides Escobar 673 57 24 6 7 54 27 94 17 4 .263 .294 .354 .229 7.0 0.9
4Paulo Orlando 473 51 23 4 5 42 13 100 14 3 .307 .335 .410 .261 11.6 0.6
5Eric Hosmer 664 80 24 1 25 103 57 130 5 3 .266 .328 .434 .261 7.5 0.5
6Whit Merrifield 319 44 21 3 2 27 18 70 8 3 .283 .323 .393 .253 6.2 0.8
7Billy Burns 35 6 0 0 0 1 0 6 3 2 .250 .286 .250 .211 -0.8 -0.2
8Reymond Fuentes 44 2 1 0 0 5 3 8 0 2 .317 .364 .341 .273 1.3 0.2
9Christian Colon 161 13 6 0 1 13 11 31 0 1 .231 .294 .293 .216 -4.2 0.1
10Alex Gordon 499 62 16 2 17 40 52 144 8 1 .224 .317 .386 .243 3.2 -0.4
11Mike Moustakas 113 12 6 0 7 13 9 13 0 1 .240 .301 .500 .281 5.3 0.5
12Terrance Gore 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 11 1 .000 .000 .000 .025 -0.2 0.0
13Raul Mondesi 146 16 1 3 2 13 6 47 9 1 .189 .236 .288 .193 -4.4 -0.8
14Cheslor Cuthbert 502 48 28 1 11 45 31 95 2 0 .276 .319 .410 .249 5.3 0.3
15Yordano Ventura 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .244 7.6 0.1
16Brett Eibner 85 11 6 0 3 10 6 23 0 0 .231 .286 .423 .250 0.8 0.2
17Brian Flynn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Daniel Nava 6 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .200 .333 .400 .276 0.6 0.1
19Matthew Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Omar Infante 149 16 9 1 0 11 9 23 0 0 .239 .279 .321 .232 2.3 0.3
21Salvador Perez 542 57 28 2 22 64 21 118 0 0 .247 .286 .438 .244 12.3 0.6
22Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Chien-Ming Wang 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Chris Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.005 -7.6 -0.1
25Kendrys Morales 607 64 23 0 30 93 48 118 0 0 .265 .329 .472 .272 12.9 1.3
26Edinson Volquez 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.014 9.4 -0.1
27Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Drew Butera 123 17 10 0 4 15 7 33 0 0 .281 .322 .474 .262 5.5 0.6
29Wade Davis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Luke Hochevar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
32Ian Kennedy 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 23.4 -0.2
33Tony Cruz 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .107 -0.6 -0.1
34Danny Duffy 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .153 26.5 -0.1
35Dillon Gee 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .487 0.2 0.0
36Hunter Dozier 18 3 1 0 0 1 2 7 0 0 .188 .278 .250 .236 -0.1 0.0

Pitchers by IP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS
Sorted Descending
IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Ian Kennedy 11 10 0 32 32 188.0 8.09 3.06 8.66 1.53 3.69 4.60 4.55 17.1 1.8
2Edinson Volquez 10 11 0 33 33 184.3 10.35 3.52 6.54 1.12 5.37 4.55 4.92 9.3 1.0
3Yordano Ventura 11 11 0 31 31 180.0 9.20 3.75 6.80 1.15 4.40 4.63 4.52 17.1 1.8
4Danny Duffy 12 3 0 42 26 179.7 8.17 2.10 9.42 1.35 3.51 3.79 3.32 40.1 4.1
5Dillon Gee 8 9 0 33 14 125.0 10.51 2.66 6.41 1.73 4.68 5.22 6.15 -13.0 -1.3
6Chris Young 3 9 1 34 13 88.7 10.56 4.36 9.54 2.84 6.19 6.58 5.14 0.8 0.1
7Kelvin Herrera 2 6 12 72 0 72.0 7.12 1.50 10.75 0.75 2.75 2.43 2.69 18.3 1.9
8Joakim Soria 5 8 1 69 0 66.3 9.50 3.66 9.09 1.36 4.07 4.36 4.18 5.9 0.6
9Chien-Ming Wang 6 0 0 38 0 53.3 10.12 3.04 5.06 1.01 4.22 4.57 5.56 -3.5 -0.4
10Brian Flynn 1 2 0 35 1 53.3 5.74 3.71 7.09 0.68 2.19 3.80 4.11 5.3 0.5
11Peter Moylan 2 0 0 50 0 44.7 8.46 3.22 6.85 0.81 3.43 3.96 3.91 5.3 0.5
12Wade Davis 2 1 27 44 0 42.3 7.02 3.40 9.57 0.00 1.91 2.33 3.77 5.7 0.6
13Luke Hochevar 2 3 0 40 0 37.3 7.47 2.17 9.64 1.45 3.86 4.02 3.58 5.8 0.6
14Kris Medlen 1 3 0 6 6 24.3 11.10 7.40 6.66 0.74 7.77 5.17 5.87 -1.3 -0.1
15Matthew Strahm 2 1 0 20 0 20.7 5.66 3.92 12.63 0.00 1.31 1.76 2.87 4.9 0.5
16Scott Alexander 0 0 0 16 0 18.0 11.50 3.50 7.50 0.50 3.50 3.33 3.78 2.4 0.2
17Jason Vargas 0 0 0 3 3 12.0 6.00 2.25 8.25 0.75 2.25 3.11 4.79 0.8 0.1
18Brooks Pounders 2 1 0 11 0 10.7 15.19 2.53 9.28 5.06 10.97 9.20 5.02 0.0 0.0
19Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 9 0 7.7 11.74 3.52 8.22 1.17 7.04 4.15 4.41 0.5 0.0
20Alec Mills 0 0 0 3 0 3.3 8.10 13.50 10.80 0.00 13.50 6.11 4.70 0.1 0.0
21Drew Butera 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 6.75 0.00 6.75 0.00 0.00 1.61 3.92 0.2 0.0

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