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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 07-22)
1 Cleveland Indians 50 45 .526 - 4.76 3.98 0.78 -9.4 6
2 Minnesota Twins 49 47 .510 1.5 4.55 5.21 -0.66 8.0 22
2 Kansas City Royals 49 47 .510 1.5 4.25 4.48 -0.23 4.8 14
4 Detroit Tigers 44 52 .458 6.5 4.84 5.07 -0.23 -2.8 16
5 Chicago White Sox 38 56 .404 11.5 4.44 4.98 -0.54 -2.4 25



2017 Rankings

49 Wins is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, tied for 2nd in division
47 Losses is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 5th in league, tied for 2nd in division
.510 Win Pct is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, tied for 2nd in division
4.25 RS/G is 25th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.48 RA/G is tied for 14th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.23 Diff/G is tied for 18th in MLB, tied for 9th in league, tied for 2nd in division
4.8 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: 07-23)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 39 28 .582 337 278 .267 .337 .439
Detroit Tigers 32 34 .485 302 308 .260 .322 .418
Minnesota Twins 32 34 .485 300 313 .251 .319 .417
Kansas City Royals 30 36 .455 277 305 .256 .310 .401
Chicago White Sox 29 39 .426 291 346 .252 .306 .398

Bottom offensive performers by BWARP

Jorge Soler
Jorge Soler

-0.8 BWARP
Raul Mondesi
Raul Mondesi

-0.6 BWARP
Paulo Orlando
Paulo Orlando

-0.4 BWARP

Top Pitching Performers by DRA

Mike Minor
Mike Minor

2.58 DRA
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

2.65 DRA
Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

2.70 DRA

Hitters by BWARP ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP
Sorted Ascending
BWARP
1Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .178 -7.3 -0.8
2Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
3Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.4
4Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .188 -4.4 -0.4
5Brandon Moss 229 27 8 0 12 23 21 75 2 0 .208 .279 .420 .245 -2.0 -0.3
6Jason Hammel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .011 -0.6 -0.2
7Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
8Ramon Torres 57 8 3 0 0 2 4 9 1 0 .250 .316 .308 .224 -1.2 -0.1
9Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.4 -0.1
10Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
11Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .360 1.0 -0.1
12Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.303 -0.4 -0.1
13Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .365 0.5 -0.1
14Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.022 -0.3 -0.1
15Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
18Mike Minor 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
20Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Jorge Bonifacio 296 38 12 1 12 29 27 76 1 0 .252 .324 .440 .262 7.1 0.1
27Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .172 0.2 0.1
28Alcides Escobar 386 39 19 2 3 32 9 68 2 3 .234 .257 .321 .214 -0.8 0.2
29Drew Butera 84 10 2 1 2 7 4 13 0 0 .253 .289 .380 .250 4.3 0.3
30Alex Gordon 337 30 13 1 5 31 29 72 3 2 .207 .298 .310 .230 -2.1 0.5
31Mike Moustakas 366 49 16 0 28 62 16 61 0 0 .277 .309 .566 .294 24.4 1.3
32Salvador Perez 348 42 19 1 19 61 12 67 1 0 .284 .314 .523 .281 20.9 1.6
33Whit Merrifield 332 37 22 4 8 39 17 45 16 1 .289 .332 .467 .290 21.5 2.4
34Eric Hosmer 402 55 20 1 14 46 36 65 4 0 .313 .373 .489 .303 21.0 2.7
35Lorenzo Cain 393 52 15 2 11 30 38 68 16 0 .265 .338 .413 .272 18.5 2.9

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 2 0 39 0 47.3 6.65 2.28 9.89 0.57 2.28 2.56 2.58 13.6 1.4
2Joakim Soria 4 2 1 43 0 41.0 7.90 3.07 11.41 0.22 3.29 1.99 2.65 11.5 1.2
3Scott Alexander 2 3 0 27 0 39.0 6.46 3.92 7.62 0.23 2.08 3.06 2.70 10.7 1.1
4Peter Moylan 0 0 0 46 0 34.3 7.60 4.19 8.13 0.52 4.72 3.55 3.11 7.9 0.8
5Kelvin Herrera 2 2 19 40 0 37.0 9.24 2.43 9.00 1.95 4.62 4.73 3.34 7.5 0.8
6Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 3.53 10.3 1.0
7Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.11 3.64 1.7 0.2
8Jason Vargas 12 4 0 19 19 114.0 8.76 2.37 6.63 1.11 3.08 4.08 3.86 21.7 2.2
9Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.39 4.14 4.5 0.5
10Danny Duffy 6 6 0 15 15 94.7 8.94 2.57 7.13 0.67 3.71 3.47 4.39 12.5 1.3
11Jason Hammel 4 8 0 19 19 106.7 9.96 2.95 7.00 1.18 4.81 4.42 4.96 7.3 0.7
12Ian Kennedy 3 6 0 18 18 97.7 7.10 3.59 7.92 1.75 4.61 5.14 4.97 6.6 0.7
13Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 14 0 18.7 8.68 1.93 3.86 0.00 2.41 2.90 5.22 -0.1 0.0
14Jake Junis 2 2 0 8 6 35.0 10.54 4.11 7.20 2.31 5.66 6.57 5.66 -0.4 0.0
15Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.01 6.23 -0.7 -0.1
16Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.94 6.48 -1.4 -0.1
17Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 11 0 11.0 9.00 1.64 4.91 0.00 3.27 2.57 7.13 -2.4 -0.2
18Travis Wood 1 3 0 27 2 37.0 11.92 4.62 6.08 0.97 6.81 4.79 7.98 -11.2 -1.1
19Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.86 8.41 -0.8 -0.1
20Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.18 8.56 -11.0 -1.1
21Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.11 9.24 -0.9 -0.1

BP Articles

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Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Rob Mains2017-07-21
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Craig Goldstein2017-07-21
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Matthew Trueblood2017-07-21
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Ben Diamond2017-07-21
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Wilson Karaman2017-07-21
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Zach Crizer2017-07-21
Let It Eat: The Worst Hitter From Each Team Who Could Start for the RoyalsBen Carsley2017-05-17
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: Jorge BonifacioJeffrey Paternostro2017-04-22
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Short Relief: High Noon, Phantom Pain, and Failure Versus SuccessHolly Wendt2017-04-10


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