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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 09-18)
1 Cleveland Indians 93 57 .620 - 5.05 3.53 1.52 -10.3 1
2 Minnesota Twins 78 72 .520 15.0 4.97 4.92 0.05 2.7 13
3 Kansas City Royals 73 76 .490 19.5 4.35 4.87 -0.52 9.1 20
4 Detroit Tigers 62 88 .413 31.0 4.65 5.47 -0.82 -1.5 25
5 Chicago White Sox 60 89 .403 32.5 4.43 5.13 -0.70 -1.6 26



2017 Rankings

73 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
76 Losses is tied for 16th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
.490 Win Pct is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
4.35 RS/G is 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.87 RA/G is tied for 18th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 2nd in division
-0.52 Diff/G is 21st in MLB, 11th in league, 3rd in division
9.1 Pyth O/U is 1st in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 09-19)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 7 5 .583 60 51 .269 .339 .446
Minnesota Twins 6 6 .500 54 55 .254 .319 .416
Chicago White Sox 6 7 .462 57 67 .248 .301 .394
Detroit Tigers 5 7 .417 52 58 .258 .314 .408
Kansas City Royals 6 7 .462 56 58 .262 .313 .405

Bottom offensive performers by BWARP

Jorge Soler
Jorge Soler

-0.8 BWARP
Paulo Orlando
Paulo Orlando

-0.7 BWARP
Jorge Bonifacio
Jorge Bonifacio

-0.7 BWARP

Top pitching performers by GS

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

30 GS
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

29 GS
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

27 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 106 7 5 0 2 6 12 34 0 0 .151 .255 .269 .179 -7.6 -0.8
2Paulo Orlando 73 6 1 0 0 3 1 17 1 1 .171 .194 .186 .148 -5.9 -0.7
3Jorge Bonifacio 400 53 13 1 16 36 33 111 1 0 .250 .315 .423 .250 3.6 -0.7
4Raul Mondesi 56 4 0 0 1 2 3 21 5 2 .143 .192 .204 .150 -5.4 -0.5
5Alex Gordon 502 45 19 2 7 43 36 116 6 4 .209 .286 .307 .218 -10.4 -0.5
6Melky Cabrera 192 20 10 2 4 23 10 21 1 1 .268 .307 .413 .241 -0.3 -0.4
7Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -1.4 -0.3
8Ramon Torres 76 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .239 .289 .282 .198 -3.5 -0.3
9Brandon Moss 371 39 13 0 22 49 36 116 2 0 .210 .286 .447 .248 -1.0 -0.2
10Cheslor Cuthbert 141 9 7 0 2 18 9 35 0 0 .229 .277 .328 .224 -1.0 -0.2
11Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.027 -0.4 -0.2
12Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.4 -0.2
13Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .381 0.6 -0.2
14Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .365 1.0 -0.1
15Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
16Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .116 -0.9 -0.1
17Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.281 -0.4 -0.1
18Terrance Gore 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 .000 .000 .028 -0.1 0.0
19Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
31Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -0.1 0.1
32Drew Butera 161 17 4 1 3 14 9 34 0 0 .240 .287 .340 .230 2.1 0.1
33Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .169 0.2 0.1
34Cameron Gallagher 23 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 .300 .391 .500 .278 1.1 0.1
35Salvador Perez 470 53 22 1 25 73 16 91 1 0 .264 .294 .488 .258 17.8 0.3
36Alcides Escobar 585 67 32 4 5 48 14 94 4 6 .252 .273 .351 .222 2.6 0.9
37Mike Moustakas 556 71 22 0 36 81 31 87 0 0 .271 .313 .522 .277 25.7 1.6
38Whit Merrifield 574 72 30 6 17 71 28 80 30 5 .285 .325 .460 .272 25.6 2.5
39Eric Hosmer 624 89 29 1 24 87 62 100 6 1 .323 .389 .507 .307 35.1 3.5
40Lorenzo Cain 599 82 26 5 14 48 50 93 24 2 .303 .366 .446 .283 36.1 5.0

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 8 12 0 30 30 171.0 10.26 2.42 7.11 1.26 5.05 4.31 4.65 18.0 1.8
2Jason Vargas 16 10 0 29 29 163.3 9.26 2.76 6.61 1.38 4.19 4.65 4.50 19.9 2.0
3Ian Kennedy 4 11 0 27 27 138.7 8.37 3.76 7.46 1.95 5.45 5.63 5.50 1.4 0.1
4Danny Duffy 8 9 0 22 22 136.0 8.54 2.38 8.21 0.86 3.71 3.42 3.81 27.0 2.7
5Jake Junis 7 2 0 17 13 80.3 9.63 2.24 7.62 1.34 4.15 4.41 5.02 4.9 0.5
6Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 3.78 9.1 0.9
7Eric Skoglund 1 2 0 6 5 17.0 14.82 6.35 6.88 1.06 9.53 5.23 8.69 -6.0 -0.6
8Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.69 2.4 0.2
9Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.74 -10.6 -1.1
10Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 8 3 21.7 11.63 7.48 6.23 3.32 7.89 9.02 4.71 2.0 0.2
11Samuel Gaviglio 1 0 0 2 2 10.0 9.90 2.70 7.20 0.90 2.70 4.02 7.95 -2.6 -0.3
12Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.18 7.89 -8.7 -0.9
13Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.52 -1.0 -0.1
14Onelki Garcia 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 18.00 7.50 3.00 3.00 13.50 9.28 7.86 -1.8 -0.2
15Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.54 5.57 -0.8 -0.1
16Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 30 0 40.3 9.60 2.23 5.13 0.89 2.90 4.01 5.31 -0.6 -0.1
17Andres Machado 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 24.55 7.36 2.45 4.91 22.09 12.12 8.50 -1.3 -0.1
18Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.89 1.4 0.1
19Brian Flynn 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 11.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.86 3.12 6.55 -0.4 0.0
20Joakim Soria 4 3 1 54 0 51.0 8.47 3.00 10.41 0.18 3.88 2.12 3.18 11.4 1.1
21Kelvin Herrera 3 3 26 58 0 53.3 9.45 3.38 8.61 1.35 4.56 4.34 4.07 6.6 0.7
22Mike Morin 0 0 0 2 0 1.3 0.00 6.75 6.75 0.00 0.00 3.87 6.69 -0.2 0.0
23Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.94 6.36 -1.3 -0.1
24Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 22 0 22.0 5.73 3.27 5.73 1.23 3.27 4.98 4.33 2.1 0.2
25Peter Moylan 0 0 0 72 0 55.7 6.14 3.72 6.95 0.65 3.72 3.96 2.67 15.6 1.6
26Scott Alexander 4 4 4 53 0 64.7 7.93 3.62 7.38 0.42 2.23 3.29 3.30 13.5 1.4
27Mike Minor 6 6 1 60 0 73.0 6.78 2.59 10.23 0.62 2.71 2.64 2.43 22.3 2.2
28Brandon Maurer 2 2 2 23 0 18.3 15.22 5.40 9.33 1.96 8.35 5.68 6.39 -2.5 -0.2
29Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 8.72 -0.8 -0.1

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