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2017 Standings

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American League Central
Rnk
Win

Loss

Pct

GB

RS/G
Sorted Descending
RA/G

Diff/G

Pyth
O/U

Hit List Rank
(through 08-18)
1 Detroit Tigers 53 68 .438 14.5 4.83 5.28 -0.45 -2.7 20
1 Minnesota Twins 61 59 .508 6.0 4.67 5.12 -0.45 6.4 18
1 Chicago White Sox 46 73 .387 20.5 4.34 5.08 -0.74 -2.7 27
1 Kansas City Royals 61 60 .504 6.5 4.48 4.69 -0.21 5.3 17
1 Cleveland Indians 67 53 .558 - 4.88 3.81 1.07 -9.6 3



2017 Rankings

61 Wins is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, tied for 2nd in division
60 Losses is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
.504 Win Pct is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
4.48 RS/G is 21st in MLB, 10th in league, 4th in division
4.69 RA/G is 16th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
-0.21 Diff/G is 18th in MLB, 9th in league, 2nd in division
5.3 Pyth O/U is 4th in MLB, 4th in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-19)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 25 17 .595 211 174 .264 .336 .441
Detroit Tigers 20 21 .488 188 192 .261 .320 .417
Kansas City Royals 19 22 .463 174 184 .257 .310 .401
Minnesota Twins 20 22 .476 192 198 .252 .321 .418
Chicago White Sox 18 25 .419 181 221 .252 .306 .398

Top offensive performers by BWARP

Lorenzo Cain
Lorenzo Cain

4.3 BWARP
Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer

3.2 BWARP
Whit Merrifield
Whit Merrifield

2.6 BWARP

Top Pitching Performers by DRA

Mike Minor
Mike Minor

2.71 DRA
Peter Moylan
Peter Moylan

3.09 DRA
Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

3.18 DRA

Hitters by BWARP descending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP
Sorted Descending
BWARP
1Lorenzo Cain 495 73 21 3 13 40 42 84 23 2 .293 .358 .441 .285 30.6 4.3
2Eric Hosmer 513 75 23 1 20 68 48 79 6 0 .315 .378 .499 .303 27.5 3.2
3Whit Merrifield 452 56 24 5 14 56 21 62 22 2 .284 .322 .465 .277 24.7 2.6
4Mike Moustakas 467 66 18 0 35 77 23 72 0 0 .284 .319 .565 .295 32.1 2.2
5Salvador Perez 391 45 20 1 21 65 14 75 1 0 .278 .308 .510 .273 20.3 1.4
6Melky Cabrera 78 8 4 1 3 15 5 10 1 1 .324 .372 .535 .301 4.1 0.3
7Drew Butera 138 16 3 1 3 13 9 24 0 0 .260 .314 .370 .251 4.8 0.2
8Cameron Gallagher 12 2 1 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 .300 .417 .700 .329 1.1 0.1
9Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .169 0.2 0.1
10Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -0.1 0.0
11Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.289 -0.4 -0.1
25Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
26Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .360 1.0 -0.1
27Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
28Alcides Escobar 486 53 24 3 3 38 12 87 4 4 .236 .261 .321 .212 -2.8 -0.1
29Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.017 -0.4 -0.1
30Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.022 -0.4 -0.2
31Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .372 0.6 -0.2
32Cheslor Cuthbert 109 7 6 0 1 14 6 27 0 0 .216 .257 .304 .212 -2.2 -0.2
33Jorge Bonifacio 360 48 12 1 15 35 32 101 1 0 .252 .322 .434 .258 6.8 -0.2
34Alex Gordon 422 36 14 2 5 37 34 94 6 4 .201 .288 .290 .218 -8.0 -0.2
35Ramon Torres 67 8 3 0 0 3 4 11 1 0 .242 .299 .290 .210 -2.3 -0.2
36Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.031 -1.3 -0.3
37Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.5
38Brandon Moss 300 32 11 0 16 33 31 99 2 0 .201 .283 .422 .242 -3.5 -0.5
39Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
40Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .177 -7.4 -0.8

Pitchers by DRA ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP
Sorted Ascending
DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Mike Minor 5 5 0 48 0 57.7 7.02 2.50 9.68 0.62 2.97 2.76 2.71 15.9 1.6
2Peter Moylan 0 0 0 58 0 43.7 7.01 3.92 7.42 0.82 4.53 4.04 3.09 10.2 1.0
3Scott Alexander 3 3 0 37 0 50.7 8.35 3.55 7.46 0.53 2.49 3.42 3.18 11.3 1.1
4Joakim Soria 4 3 1 53 0 50.0 8.64 2.88 10.62 0.18 3.96 2.05 3.19 11.1 1.1
5Kelvin Herrera 3 2 26 49 0 46.0 8.41 2.74 9.00 1.57 3.91 4.30 3.47 8.8 0.9
6Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.61 10.0 1.0
7Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.13 3.96 1.4 0.1
8Jason Vargas 14 6 0 23 23 135.7 8.89 2.59 6.77 1.19 3.45 4.30 4.02 23.8 2.4
9Danny Duffy 7 8 0 20 20 125.0 9.14 2.38 7.85 0.79 3.82 3.41 4.18 19.7 2.0
10Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.41 4.25 4.1 0.4
11Jason Hammel 5 9 0 24 24 136.7 9.68 2.57 7.18 1.19 4.74 4.28 4.35 19.0 1.9
12Jake Junis 5 2 0 12 8 52.3 9.29 2.92 7.22 1.72 4.99 5.38 5.06 2.9 0.3
13Ian Kennedy 4 9 0 23 23 122.7 7.85 3.60 7.70 1.76 5.06 5.25 5.20 5.4 0.5
14Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 20 0 25.7 9.82 1.75 4.21 0.00 1.75 2.78 5.29 -0.3 0.0
15Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 10 0 9.3 6.75 2.89 6.75 2.89 4.82 7.41 5.32 -0.1 0.0
16Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 3 3 11.0 14.73 7.36 4.91 3.27 8.18 9.22 5.42 0.2 0.0
17Brandon Maurer 1 1 0 10 0 8.7 15.58 6.23 10.38 1.04 8.31 4.40 5.54 -0.3 0.0
18Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.11 -1.0 -0.1
19Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.55 6.20 -2.1 -0.2
20Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.02 6.56 -1.0 -0.1
21Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.64 -10.3 -1.0
22Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.86 -8.6 -0.9
23Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.88 7.90 -0.7 -0.1
24Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.13 8.62 -0.8 -0.1

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