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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 08-15)
1 Cleveland Indians 65 52 .556 - 4.82 3.84 0.98 -9.9 3
2 Minnesota Twins 59 58 .504 6.0 4.65 5.14 -0.49 7.4 19
2 Kansas City Royals 60 59 .504 6.0 4.49 4.64 -0.15 4.9 16
4 Detroit Tigers 53 66 .445 13.0 4.82 5.20 -0.38 -2.0 20
5 Chicago White Sox 45 71 .388 19.5 4.31 5.06 -0.75 -1.7 27



2017 Rankings

60 Wins is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 2nd in division
59 Losses is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
.504 Win Pct is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, tied for 2nd in division
4.49 RS/G is 21st in MLB, 10th in league, 4th in division
4.64 RA/G is 16th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
-0.15 Diff/G is 18th in MLB, 9th 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: 08-16)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 26 19 .578 226 188 .264 .336 .441
Detroit Tigers 21 22 .488 196 200 .261 .320 .416
Kansas City Royals 21 22 .488 183 193 .257 .310 .401
Minnesota Twins 22 23 .489 203 212 .252 .320 .417
Chicago White Sox 19 27 .413 194 237 .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

-0.5 BWARP

Top pitching performers by W

Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

14 W
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

7 W
Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

5 W

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 .177 -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 .139 -4.3 -0.5
4Brandon Moss 287 31 11 0 15 32 29 95 2 0 .206 .286 .424 .247 -1.9 -0.3
5Alcides Escobar 473 51 23 3 3 38 11 86 4 4 .232 .255 .316 .209 -4.3 -0.3
6Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.030 -1.3 -0.3
7Ramon Torres 67 8 3 0 0 3 4 11 1 0 .242 .299 .290 .210 -2.2 -0.2
8Cheslor Cuthbert 109 7 6 0 1 14 6 27 0 0 .216 .257 .304 .212 -2.2 -0.2
9Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .371 0.6 -0.2
10Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.020 -0.4 -0.1
11Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
12Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .356 1.0 -0.1
13Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.015 -0.4 -0.1
14Jorge Bonifacio 360 48 12 1 15 35 32 101 1 0 .252 .322 .434 .258 6.9 -0.1
15Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
16Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.292 -0.4 -0.1
17Alex Gordon 409 35 14 2 5 35 33 91 6 3 .199 .287 .291 .219 -7.1 -0.1
18Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 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
21Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .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 -.001 -0.1 0.0
32Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .169 0.2 0.1
33Cameron Gallagher 12 2 1 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 .300 .417 .700 .331 1.1 0.1
34Drew Butera 125 14 3 1 2 10 8 22 0 0 .270 .323 .365 .254 5.0 0.2
35Melky Cabrera 65 8 4 1 3 14 5 7 1 0 .293 .354 .552 .296 3.4 0.3
36Salvador Perez 391 45 20 1 21 65 14 75 1 0 .278 .308 .510 .274 20.4 1.4
37Mike Moustakas 454 64 17 0 34 75 22 69 0 0 .282 .317 .562 .294 30.4 2.0
38Whit Merrifield 436 54 24 5 14 56 20 58 20 2 .295 .331 .483 .286 27.6 2.9
39Eric Hosmer 500 72 22 1 19 63 46 77 6 0 .312 .374 .491 .299 24.8 3.0
40Lorenzo Cain 482 70 21 3 12 38 41 84 23 2 .288 .351 .432 .281 28.3 4.3

Pitchers by W descending

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Rank

Player
Sorted Descending
W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Jason Vargas 14 6 0 23 23 135.7 8.89 2.59 6.77 1.19 3.45 4.29 4.05 22.9 2.3
2Danny Duffy 7 8 0 19 19 120.0 9.07 2.33 7.57 0.75 3.67 3.40 4.14 19.0 1.9
3Jason Hammel 5 9 0 23 23 130.7 9.57 2.62 7.09 1.03 4.68 4.09 4.28 18.8 1.9
4Mike Minor 5 4 0 47 0 57.0 6.79 2.37 9.47 0.63 2.68 2.77 2.71 15.5 1.6
5Jake Junis 5 2 0 11 8 50.0 8.82 2.88 7.02 1.62 4.50 5.28 5.28 1.5 0.1
6Ian Kennedy 4 8 0 22 22 120.0 7.57 3.53 7.80 1.65 4.80 5.05 5.04 7.0 0.7
7Joakim Soria 4 3 1 52 0 49.7 7.97 2.90 10.51 0.18 3.26 2.08 2.93 12.4 1.2
8Kelvin Herrera 3 2 25 48 0 45.0 8.40 2.80 9.00 1.60 4.00 4.37 3.42 8.8 0.9
9Scott Alexander 3 3 0 34 0 48.0 8.62 3.56 7.31 0.56 2.62 3.50 3.24 10.3 1.0
10Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.29 3.9 0.4
11Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.58 10.0 1.0
12Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.74 -10.9 -1.1
13Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.54 5.82 -1.4 -0.1
14Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.02 6.61 -1.1 -0.1
15Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 5.94 -0.8 -0.1
16Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 19 0 24.0 10.12 1.88 4.12 0.00 1.88 2.83 5.35 -0.5 0.0
17Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 9 0 8.3 6.48 2.16 7.56 2.16 4.32 6.00 6.23 -1.0 -0.1
18Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.88 -8.7 -0.9
19Brandon Maurer 0 1 0 9 0 7.7 12.91 7.04 9.39 0.00 7.04 3.38 5.54 -0.3 0.0
20Peter Moylan 0 0 0 57 0 42.0 7.29 4.07 7.29 0.86 4.71 4.17 3.23 9.0 0.9
21Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 7.90 -0.7 -0.1
22Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 3 3 11.0 14.73 7.36 4.91 3.27 8.18 9.21 5.31 0.3 0.0
23Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 8.70 -0.8 -0.1
24Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.93 1.4 0.1

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