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2017 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 07-28)
1 Cleveland Indians 56 45 .554 - 4.93 3.92 1.01 -9.2 5
2 Kansas City Royals 54 47 .535 2.0 4.37 4.38 -0.01 5.3 12
3 Minnesota Twins 50 51 .495 6.0 4.55 5.25 -0.70 7.2 20
4 Detroit Tigers 45 56 .446 11.0 4.80 5.18 -0.38 -3.2 18
5 Chicago White Sox 39 61 .390 16.5 4.35 5.04 -0.69 -2.0 26



2017 Rankings

54 Wins is tied for 10th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
47 Losses is 10th in MLB, 4th in league, 2nd in division
.535 Win Pct is 9th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
4.37 RS/G is 22nd in MLB, 11th in league, 4th in division
4.38 RA/G is 12th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.01 Diff/G is 15th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
5.3 Pyth O/U is 4th in MLB, 3rd in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 07-29)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 36 25 .590 308 252 .267 .338 .440
Detroit Tigers 30 31 .492 278 284 .260 .322 .417
Minnesota Twins 29 32 .475 275 290 .252 .320 .416
Kansas City Royals 28 33 .459 258 280 .257 .310 .402
Chicago White Sox 26 36 .419 264 317 .252 .306 .398

Bottom offensive performers by AVG

Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy

.000 AVG
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

.000 AVG
Neftali Feliz
Neftali Feliz

.000 AVG

Top pitching performers by SV

Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

21 SV
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

1 SV
Peter Moylan
Peter Moylan

0 SV

Hitters by AVG ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS
Sorted Ascending
AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
2Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
8Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
10Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.017 -0.4 -0.1
13Jason Hammel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .013 -0.6 -0.1
14Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -0.3 -0.1
15Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.301 -0.4 -0.1
16Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
17Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.4
18Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .178 -7.3 -0.8
19Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
20Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
21Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .188 -4.4 -0.4
22Alex Gordon 354 31 13 1 5 32 30 76 3 2 .201 .292 .299 .225 -4.1 0.4
23Brandon Moss 248 27 9 0 12 25 25 81 2 0 .207 .286 .410 .245 -2.0 -0.3
24Alcides Escobar 402 40 20 2 3 34 9 70 3 3 .230 .254 .316 .211 -1.9 0.1
25Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .170 0.2 0.1
26Drew Butera 95 10 3 1 2 9 5 16 0 0 .250 .298 .375 .251 3.8 0.1
27Jorge Bonifacio 315 44 12 1 14 32 28 81 1 0 .264 .333 .461 .271 10.7 0.8
28Lorenzo Cain 408 57 16 2 11 30 38 70 16 0 .268 .338 .413 .270 18.6 3.1
29Ramon Torres 59 8 3 0 0 3 4 9 1 0 .278 .339 .333 .241 -0.1 0.0
30Mike Moustakas 385 52 16 0 29 66 16 62 0 0 .279 .309 .564 .294 26.0 1.5
31Salvador Perez 359 43 19 1 20 62 13 70 1 0 .285 .316 .525 .282 21.9 1.8
32Whit Merrifield 352 42 22 4 11 43 18 47 16 2 .294 .336 .489 .295 24.9 2.6
33Eric Hosmer 421 62 20 1 16 54 36 68 5 0 .319 .375 .501 .306 23.9 3.0
34Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .353 1.0 -0.1
35Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .365 0.5 -0.1

Pitchers by SV descending

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Rank

Player

W

L
Sorted Descending
SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Kelvin Herrera 3 2 21 43 0 40.0 8.55 2.25 9.00 1.80 4.28 4.47 3.31 8.3 0.8
2Joakim Soria 4 2 1 45 0 43.0 7.95 2.93 11.30 0.21 3.14 1.96 2.66 12.1 1.2
3Peter Moylan 0 0 0 48 0 36.3 7.18 4.21 7.68 0.50 4.46 3.62 3.11 8.4 0.8
4Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 18.00 9.00 27.00 0.00 0.00 0.12 1.90 0.4 0.0
5Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.25 -1.1 -0.1
6Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.56 10.2 1.0
7Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 9.00 -0.8 -0.1
8Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 8.33 -10.2 -1.0
9Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 7.98 -0.7 -0.1
10Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.83 -11.6 -1.2
11Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 13 0 13.0 7.62 2.08 4.85 0.00 2.77 2.74 6.46 -1.8 -0.2
12Mike Minor 5 2 0 40 0 48.3 6.52 2.23 9.68 0.56 2.23 2.58 2.69 13.4 1.3
13Danny Duffy 7 6 0 16 16 101.0 8.91 2.50 7.04 0.62 3.56 3.41 4.34 14.0 1.4
14Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.88 1.5 0.1
15Ian Kennedy 4 6 0 19 19 103.7 6.95 3.56 7.81 1.65 4.43 5.01 4.92 7.8 0.8
16Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.26 4.1 0.4
17Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.02 6.15 -0.6 -0.1
18Jake Junis 3 2 0 9 6 36.0 10.25 4.00 7.50 2.25 5.50 6.45 5.38 0.7 0.1
19Jason Vargas 12 4 0 19 19 114.0 8.76 2.37 6.63 1.11 3.08 4.09 4.13 18.5 1.8
20Jason Hammel 4 8 0 20 20 112.3 9.85 2.88 6.97 1.12 4.81 4.31 4.64 11.9 1.2
21Scott Alexander 2 3 0 29 0 40.0 6.97 4.05 7.43 0.22 2.03 3.15 2.96 9.9 1.0
22Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.12 6.38 -0.1 0.0
23Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 16 0 21.0 9.43 2.14 3.43 0.00 2.14 3.07 5.28 -0.2 0.0

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