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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 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 GS

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

20 GS
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

19 GS
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

19 GS

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 -7.4 -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 .140 -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 248 27 9 0 12 25 25 81 2 0 .207 .286 .410 .245 -2.1 -0.3
6Jason Hammel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .013 -0.6 -0.1
7Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
8Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .354 1.0 -0.1
9Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
10Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -0.4 -0.1
11Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 -0.3 -0.1
12Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.300 -0.4 -0.1
13Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .366 0.5 -0.1
14Ramon Torres 59 8 3 0 0 3 4 9 1 0 .278 .339 .333 .240 -0.2 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
26Alcides Escobar 402 40 20 2 3 34 9 70 3 3 .230 .254 .316 .211 -1.9 0.1
27Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .171 0.2 0.1
28Drew Butera 95 10 3 1 2 9 5 16 0 0 .250 .298 .375 .251 3.8 0.2
29Alex Gordon 354 31 13 1 5 32 30 76 3 2 .201 .292 .299 .225 -4.1 0.4
30Jorge Bonifacio 315 44 12 1 14 32 28 81 1 0 .264 .333 .461 .271 10.7 0.8
31Mike Moustakas 385 52 16 0 29 66 16 62 0 0 .279 .309 .564 .294 25.9 1.5
32Salvador Perez 359 43 19 1 20 62 13 70 1 0 .285 .316 .525 .282 21.9 1.7
33Whit Merrifield 352 42 22 4 11 43 18 47 16 2 .294 .336 .489 .295 24.8 2.6
34Eric Hosmer 421 62 20 1 16 54 36 68 5 0 .319 .375 .501 .306 23.8 2.9
35Lorenzo Cain 408 57 16 2 11 30 38 70 16 0 .268 .338 .413 .270 18.6 3.1

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 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
2Jason 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
3Ian 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
4Danny 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
5Nate 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
6Jake 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
7Travis 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
8Matt 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
9Eric 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
10Chris 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
11Luke 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
12Kevin 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
13Brandon 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
14Kelvin 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
15Miguel 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
16Al 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
17Neftali 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
18Ryan 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
19Peter 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
20Seth 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
21Joakim 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
22Scott 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
23Mike 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

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