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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 07-26)
1 Cleveland Indians 54 45 .545 - 4.92 3.96 0.96 -9.3 4
2 Kansas City Royals 53 47 .530 1.5 4.37 4.40 -0.03 4.9 13
3 Minnesota Twins 49 51 .490 5.5 4.54 5.27 -0.73 7.1 22
4 Detroit Tigers 45 55 .450 9.5 4.80 5.17 -0.37 -2.7 17
5 Chicago White Sox 39 59 .398 14.5 4.38 4.99 -0.61 -2.1 26



2017 Rankings

53 Wins is tied for 9th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division
47 Losses is tied for 10th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division
.530 Win Pct is tied for 9th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
4.37 RS/G is 23rd in MLB, 12th in league, 5th in division
4.40 RA/G is tied for 11th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.03 Diff/G is 15th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
4.9 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: 07-27)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 37 26 .587 317 261 .267 .338 .440
Detroit Tigers 30 32 .484 282 289 .260 .322 .417
Minnesota Twins 30 32 .484 281 294 .250 .318 .417
Kansas City Royals 29 33 .468 261 285 .257 .310 .402
Chicago White Sox 27 37 .422 273 326 .252 .306 .398

Bottom offensive performers by B3

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

0 B3
Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy

0 B3
Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas

0 B3

Top Pitching Performers by L

Brandon Maurer
Brandon Maurer

0 L
Miguel Almonte
Miguel Almonte

0 L
Neftali Feliz
Neftali Feliz

0 L

Hitters by B3 ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B
Sorted Ascending
3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Jason Hammel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .013 -0.6 -0.1
2Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Mike Moustakas 385 52 16 0 29 66 16 62 0 0 .279 .309 .564 .294 25.9 1.5
4Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 -0.3 -0.1
6Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
7Ramon Torres 59 8 3 0 0 3 4 9 1 0 .278 .339 .333 .240 -0.2 0.0
8Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .188 -4.4 -0.4
9Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
10Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
11Eric Skoglund 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 -.018 -0.4 -0.1
13Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
14Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .178 -7.4 -0.8
16Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .366 0.5 -0.1
18Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.300 -0.4 -0.1
19Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .171 0.2 0.1
22Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Brandon Moss 248 27 9 0 12 25 25 81 2 0 .207 .286 .410 .245 -2.1 -0.3
24Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .140 -4.3 -0.4
25Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .354 1.0 -0.1
28Drew Butera 95 10 3 1 2 9 5 16 0 0 .250 .298 .375 .251 3.8 0.2
29Jorge Bonifacio 315 44 12 1 14 32 28 81 1 0 .264 .333 .461 .271 10.7 0.8
30Alex Gordon 354 31 13 1 5 32 30 76 3 2 .201 .292 .299 .225 -4.1 0.4
31Eric Hosmer 421 62 20 1 16 54 36 68 5 0 .319 .375 .501 .306 23.8 2.9
32Salvador Perez 359 43 19 1 20 62 13 70 1 0 .285 .316 .525 .282 21.9 1.7
33Lorenzo Cain 408 57 16 2 11 30 38 70 16 0 .268 .338 .413 .270 18.6 3.1
34Alcides Escobar 402 40 20 2 3 34 9 70 3 3 .230 .254 .316 .211 -1.9 0.1
35Whit Merrifield 352 42 22 4 11 43 18 47 16 2 .294 .336 .489 .295 24.8 2.6

Pitchers by L ascending

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Rank

Player

W
Sorted Ascending
L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 18.00 9.00 27.00 0.00 0.00 0.12 0.00 0.0 0.0
2Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 8.97 -0.8 -0.1
3Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 13 0 13.0 7.62 2.08 4.85 0.00 2.77 2.74 6.33 -1.6 -0.2
4Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.12 0.00 0.0 0.0
5Peter Moylan 0 0 0 48 0 36.3 7.18 4.21 7.68 0.50 4.46 3.62 3.14 8.2 0.8
6Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.41 -1.3 -0.1
7Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.10 -0.7 -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
9Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 16 0 21.0 9.43 2.14 3.43 0.00 2.14 3.08 5.27 -0.2 0.0
10Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.82 1.5 0.2
11Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.02 6.18 -0.6 -0.1
12Kelvin Herrera 3 2 21 43 0 40.0 8.55 2.25 9.00 1.80 4.28 4.47 3.24 8.7 0.9
13Joakim Soria 4 2 1 45 0 43.0 7.95 2.93 11.30 0.21 3.14 1.96 2.57 12.5 1.3
14Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.50 10.5 1.1
15Jake Junis 3 2 0 9 6 36.0 10.25 4.00 7.50 2.25 5.50 6.46 5.43 0.5 0.1
16Mike Minor 5 2 0 40 0 48.3 6.52 2.23 9.68 0.56 2.23 2.59 2.62 13.8 1.4
17Scott Alexander 2 3 0 29 0 40.0 6.97 4.05 7.43 0.22 2.03 3.15 2.77 10.7 1.1
18Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.80 -11.5 -1.2
19Jason Vargas 12 4 0 19 19 114.0 8.76 2.37 6.63 1.11 3.08 4.09 4.15 18.2 1.8
20Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.24 4.2 0.4
21Ian Kennedy 4 6 0 19 19 103.7 6.95 3.56 7.81 1.65 4.43 5.01 4.75 9.8 1.0
22Danny Duffy 7 6 0 16 16 101.0 8.91 2.50 7.04 0.62 3.56 3.41 4.33 14.2 1.4
23Jason Hammel 4 8 0 20 20 112.3 9.85 2.88 6.97 1.12 4.81 4.32 4.64 11.9 1.2

BP Articles

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DFA Podcast: Ep. 18: Royal BuyersBryan Grosnick2017-07-27
DFA Podcast: Ep. 18: Royal BuyersShawn Brody2017-07-27
DFA Podcast: Ep. 18: Royal BuyersR.J. Anderson2017-07-27
Transaction Analysis: Kansas City BuyersBryan Grosnick2017-07-27
Transaction Analysis: Kansas City BuyersCraig Goldstein2017-07-27
Transaction Analysis: Kansas City BuyersZach Crizer2017-07-27
Transaction Analysis: Kansas City BuyersGeorge Bissell2017-07-27
This article requires BP Premium accessAdvance Scouting Series: Lorenzo CainKeith Rader2017-07-26
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Rob Mains2017-07-21
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Craig Goldstein2017-07-21


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