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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 08-16)
1 Cleveland Indians 65 52 .556 - 4.82 3.84 0.98 -9.9 3
2 Kansas City Royals 61 59 .508 5.5 4.51 4.65 -0.14 5.2 17
3 Minnesota Twins 59 58 .504 6.0 4.65 5.14 -0.49 7.4 19
4 Detroit Tigers 53 67 .442 13.5 4.83 5.26 -0.43 -2.0 21
5 Chicago White Sox 45 72 .385 20.0 4.31 5.06 -0.75 -2.3 27



2017 Rankings

61 Wins is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 2nd in division
59 Losses is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
.508 Win Pct is tied for 12th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
4.51 RS/G is 20th in MLB, 10th in league, 4th in division
4.65 RA/G is 16th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
-0.14 Diff/G is 18th in MLB, 9th in league, 2nd in division
5.2 Pyth O/U is tied for 4th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-17)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 26 19 .578 226 188 .264 .336 .441
Detroit Tigers 20 22 .476 189 197 .261 .320 .417
Kansas City Royals 20 22 .476 178 188 .257 .310 .402
Minnesota Twins 22 23 .489 204 212 .252 .320 .417
Chicago White Sox 19 26 .422 191 231 .252 .306 .398

Bottom offensive performers by B2

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

0 B2
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

0 B2
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

0 B2

Top pitching performers by GS

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

24 GS
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

23 GS
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

22 GS

Hitters by B2 ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R
Sorted Ascending
2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.030 -1.3 -0.3
2Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .355 1.0 -0.1
3Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .371 0.6 -0.2
4Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
8Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.015 -0.4 -0.1
9Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
10Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
12Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.020 -0.4 -0.1
14Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
15Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.5
18Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0
21Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .169 0.2 0.1
23Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.293 -0.4 -0.1
26Cameron Gallagher 12 2 1 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 .300 .417 .700 .330 1.1 0.1
27Drew Butera 129 15 3 1 3 12 8 23 0 0 .269 .320 .387 .259 5.8 0.3
28Ramon Torres 67 8 3 0 0 3 4 11 1 0 .242 .299 .290 .210 -2.2 -0.2
29Melky Cabrera 69 8 4 1 3 15 5 8 1 1 .290 .348 .532 .289 3.1 0.2
30Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .177 -7.4 -0.8
31Cheslor Cuthbert 109 7 6 0 1 14 6 27 0 0 .216 .257 .304 .212 -2.2 -0.2
32Brandon Moss 291 31 11 0 15 32 29 97 2 0 .203 .282 .418 .243 -3.2 -0.4
33Jorge Bonifacio 360 48 12 1 15 35 32 101 1 0 .252 .322 .434 .258 7.0 -0.1
34Alex Gordon 413 36 14 2 5 35 34 92 6 3 .197 .287 .289 .218 -7.5 -0.1
35Mike Moustakas 458 65 17 0 35 76 22 69 0 0 .282 .317 .566 .295 31.2 2.1
36Salvador Perez 391 45 20 1 21 65 14 75 1 0 .278 .308 .510 .274 20.5 1.4
37Lorenzo Cain 486 72 21 3 12 38 41 84 23 2 .291 .354 .434 .282 29.3 4.3
38Eric Hosmer 504 74 23 1 20 67 46 77 6 0 .314 .375 .500 .302 26.7 3.1
39Alcides Escobar 477 51 23 3 3 38 11 87 4 4 .232 .255 .316 .209 -4.5 -0.2
40Whit Merrifield 441 55 24 5 14 56 21 59 21 2 .292 .330 .478 .285 27.3 2.8

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
1Jason Hammel 5 9 0 24 24 136.7 9.68 2.57 7.18 1.19 4.74 4.28 4.37 18.3 1.8
2Jason Vargas 14 6 0 23 23 135.7 8.89 2.59 6.77 1.19 3.45 4.30 4.10 22.2 2.2
3Ian Kennedy 4 8 0 22 22 120.0 7.57 3.53 7.80 1.65 4.80 5.05 5.04 7.1 0.7
4Danny Duffy 7 8 0 19 19 120.0 9.07 2.33 7.57 0.75 3.67 3.40 4.20 18.3 1.8
5Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.58 10.0 1.0
6Jake Junis 5 2 0 11 8 50.0 8.82 2.88 7.02 1.62 4.50 5.29 4.99 3.1 0.3
7Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.02 6.58 -1.1 -0.1
8Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 3 3 11.0 14.73 7.36 4.91 3.27 8.18 9.22 5.28 0.4 0.0
9Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.50 7.72 -10.8 -1.1
10Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.41 4.26 4.0 0.4
11Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.88 -8.7 -0.9
12Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.88 7.83 -0.7 -0.1
13Peter Moylan 0 0 0 57 0 42.0 7.29 4.07 7.29 0.86 4.71 4.18 3.24 9.0 0.9
14Joakim Soria 4 3 1 53 0 50.0 8.64 2.88 10.62 0.18 3.96 2.05 3.15 11.2 1.1
15Kelvin Herrera 3 2 25 48 0 45.0 8.40 2.80 9.00 1.60 4.00 4.37 3.41 8.8 0.9
16Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 9 0 8.3 6.48 2.16 7.56 2.16 4.32 6.01 5.81 -0.6 -0.1
17Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 19 0 24.0 10.12 1.88 4.12 0.00 1.88 2.84 5.38 -0.6 -0.1
18Brandon Maurer 0 1 0 9 0 7.7 12.91 7.04 9.39 0.00 7.04 3.39 4.90 0.2 0.0
19Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.13 8.63 -0.8 -0.1
20Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.96 5.99 -0.9 -0.1
21Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.13 3.92 1.4 0.1
22Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.55 6.13 -2.0 -0.2
23Scott Alexander 3 3 0 35 0 49.0 8.45 3.49 7.16 0.55 2.57 3.49 3.25 10.5 1.0
24Mike Minor 5 5 0 48 0 57.7 7.02 2.50 9.68 0.62 2.97 2.76 2.73 15.6 1.6

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