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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 07-20)
1 Cleveland Indians 48 45 .516 - 4.70 4.02 0.68 -9.3 6
2 Minnesota Twins 48 46 .511 0.5 4.55 5.20 -0.65 7.9 21
3 Kansas City Royals 47 47 .500 1.5 4.19 4.49 -0.30 4.9 17
4 Detroit Tigers 43 51 .457 5.5 4.83 5.09 -0.26 -2.6 15
5 Chicago White Sox 38 54 .413 9.5 4.45 4.93 -0.48 -2.4 25



2017 Rankings

47 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
47 Losses is 15th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
.500 Win Pct is tied for 13th in MLB, 7th in league, 3rd in division
4.19 RS/G is tied for 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.49 RA/G is 15th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.30 Diff/G is 19th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
4.9 Pyth O/U is 5th in MLB, 3rd in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 07-21)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 40 29 .580 346 286 .267 .337 .439
Detroit Tigers 33 35 .485 312 318 .260 .322 .417
Minnesota Twins 33 35 .485 310 323 .251 .319 .418
Kansas City Royals 31 37 .456 287 314 .256 .309 .401
Chicago White Sox 29 41 .414 297 358 .252 .306 .399

Bottom offensive performers by BWARP

Jorge Soler
Jorge Soler

-0.7 BWARP
Raul Mondesi
Raul Mondesi

-0.6 BWARP
Paulo Orlando
Paulo Orlando

-0.4 BWARP

Top Pitching Performers by DRA

Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

2.63 DRA
Mike Minor
Mike Minor

2.66 DRA
Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

2.88 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 .179 -7.2 -0.7
2Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .132 -5.6 -0.6
3Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.4
4Brandon Moss 220 25 8 0 11 22 19 73 1 0 .205 .273 .410 .239 -3.3 -0.4
5Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .188 -4.4 -0.4
6Jason Hammel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .008 -0.6 -0.2
7Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
8Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.022 -0.4 -0.1
9Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .359 1.0 -0.1
10Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.308 -0.4 -0.1
11Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .114 -0.6 -0.1
12Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .367 0.5 -0.1
13Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.022 -0.3 -0.1
14Ramon Torres 55 8 3 0 0 2 4 9 1 0 .260 .327 .320 .233 -0.7 0.0
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
20Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Al Alburquerque 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
25Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Jorge Bonifacio 291 37 12 1 11 28 26 75 1 0 .252 .323 .431 .261 6.4 0.0
27Drew Butera 80 9 2 1 2 7 4 13 0 0 .227 .266 .360 .236 3.0 0.1
28Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .172 0.2 0.2
29Alex Gordon 328 28 12 1 5 28 28 69 1 2 .196 .287 .297 .223 -4.6 0.2
30Alcides Escobar 377 37 18 2 3 32 9 68 2 3 .234 .257 .320 .215 -0.3 0.3
31Mike Moustakas 357 46 16 0 25 59 15 59 0 0 .275 .305 .544 .288 21.7 1.0
32Salvador Perez 339 40 18 1 18 59 11 65 1 0 .285 .314 .517 .280 20.0 1.6
33Whit Merrifield 322 37 21 4 8 35 15 43 15 1 .290 .330 .468 .290 20.8 2.3
34Eric Hosmer 395 55 20 1 14 46 34 64 3 0 .315 .372 .493 .305 21.2 2.6
35Lorenzo Cain 384 51 15 2 11 30 37 68 15 0 .265 .339 .417 .274 19.2 3.0

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
1Joakim Soria 4 2 1 41 0 39.0 8.31 3.00 11.77 0.23 3.46 1.90 2.63 11.0 1.1
2Mike Minor 5 2 0 38 0 46.7 6.56 2.31 9.64 0.58 2.31 2.64 2.66 13.0 1.3
3Scott Alexander 1 3 0 25 0 36.0 6.75 4.25 7.50 0.25 2.25 3.22 2.88 9.2 0.9
4Peter Moylan 0 0 0 44 0 33.0 7.64 4.09 8.45 0.55 4.91 3.47 3.07 7.7 0.8
5Kelvin Herrera 2 2 19 39 0 36.0 9.25 2.25 9.00 2.00 4.75 4.75 3.30 7.4 0.7
6Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.43 3.49 10.5 1.0
7Jason Vargas 12 4 0 18 18 109.0 8.59 2.39 6.77 1.07 3.06 4.01 3.90 20.3 2.0
8Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 10 0 9.0 7.00 6.00 8.00 0.00 4.00 3.33 4.19 1.0 0.1
9Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.39 4.20 4.3 0.4
10Danny Duffy 6 6 0 15 15 94.7 8.94 2.57 7.13 0.67 3.71 3.47 4.57 10.5 1.1
11Ian Kennedy 3 6 0 17 17 93.7 6.82 3.56 7.88 1.83 4.32 5.24 4.84 7.6 0.8
12Jason Hammel 4 8 0 19 19 106.7 9.96 2.95 7.00 1.18 4.81 4.41 5.00 6.7 0.7
13Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 14 0 18.7 8.68 1.93 3.86 0.00 2.41 2.89 5.34 -0.4 0.0
14Jake Junis 2 2 0 8 6 35.0 10.54 4.11 7.20 2.31 5.66 6.56 5.73 -0.7 -0.1
15Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.00 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 6.30 -1.2 -0.1
17Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 10 0 10.0 9.00 1.80 5.40 0.00 3.60 2.51 8.00 -3.1 -0.3
18Travis Wood 1 3 0 27 2 37.0 11.92 4.62 6.08 0.97 6.81 4.78 8.20 -12.1 -1.2
19Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.86 8.49 -0.9 -0.1
20Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.17 8.62 -11.2 -1.1
21Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.11 9.23 -0.9 -0.1

BP Articles

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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
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Rob Mains2017-07-21
Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?Craig Goldstein2017-07-21
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
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: Jorge BonifacioMark Barry2017-04-22
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