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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 07-23)
1 Cleveland Indians 51 45 .531 - 4.79 3.95 0.84 -9.6 5
2 Kansas City Royals 50 47 .515 1.5 4.26 4.47 -0.21 5.0 14
3 Minnesota Twins 49 48 .505 2.5 4.57 5.25 -0.68 7.8 22
4 Detroit Tigers 45 52 .464 6.5 4.89 5.08 -0.19 -2.6 16
5 Chicago White Sox 38 57 .400 12.5 4.43 4.98 -0.55 -2.6 26



2017 Rankings

50 Wins is 12th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
47 Losses is 12th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
.515 Win Pct is tied for 11th in MLB, tied for 5th in league, 2nd in division
4.26 RS/G is 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.47 RA/G is 13th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.21 Diff/G is 18th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
5 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: 07-24)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 38 28 .576 330 275 .267 .337 .439
Detroit Tigers 32 33 .492 299 303 .260 .322 .418
Minnesota Twins 31 34 .477 294 309 .251 .318 .417
Kansas City Royals 30 35 .462 276 300 .256 .309 .402
Chicago White Sox 28 39 .418 289 342 .252 .306 .398

Bottom offensive performers by CS

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

0 CS
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

0 CS
Mike Moustakas
Mike Moustakas

0 CS

Top pitching performers by GS

Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

19 GS
Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

19 GS
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

18 GS

Hitters by CS ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB
Sorted Ascending
CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Jason Hammel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .011 -0.6 -0.2
2Salvador Perez 352 42 19 1 19 61 12 68 1 0 .281 .311 .517 .278 19.7 1.5
3Mike Moustakas 370 49 16 0 28 62 16 61 0 0 .277 .308 .563 .292 24.1 1.3
4Eric Hosmer 406 56 20 1 15 47 36 66 4 0 .315 .374 .497 .305 21.9 2.8
5Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.022 -0.3 -0.1
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
9Jorge Bonifacio 300 39 12 1 13 30 28 77 1 0 .253 .327 .450 .266 8.2 0.3
10Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .188 -4.4 -0.4
11Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.4 -0.1
14Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .178 -7.3 -0.8
16Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .367 0.5 -0.1
18Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Brandon Moss 233 27 9 0 12 24 22 76 2 0 .210 .283 .424 .247 -1.5 -0.3
20Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .172 0.2 0.1
21Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Drew Butera 87 10 3 1 2 7 4 15 0 0 .256 .291 .390 .252 4.6 0.3
23Lorenzo Cain 393 53 15 2 11 30 38 68 16 0 .265 .338 .413 .272 18.4 2.9
24Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.301 -0.4 -0.1
26Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
27Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .359 1.0 -0.1
29Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Whit Merrifield 336 39 22 4 10 41 18 45 16 1 .293 .337 .489 .297 24.3 2.7
31Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.4
32Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
33Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
34Alex Gordon 340 30 13 1 5 31 29 73 3 2 .205 .295 .306 .227 -3.1 0.4
35Alcides Escobar 390 39 19 2 3 32 9 68 2 3 .232 .256 .318 .213 -1.2 0.2

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 Vargas 12 4 0 19 19 114.0 8.76 2.37 6.63 1.11 3.08 4.08 4.13 18.4 1.8
2Jason Hammel 4 8 0 19 19 106.7 9.96 2.95 7.00 1.18 4.81 4.42 4.86 8.5 0.9
3Ian Kennedy 3 6 0 18 18 97.7 7.10 3.59 7.92 1.75 4.61 5.14 5.03 6.0 0.6
4Danny 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
5Nate 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
6Jake Junis 2 2 0 8 6 35.0 10.54 4.11 7.20 2.31 5.66 6.57 5.67 -0.4 0.0
7Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.39 4.19 4.3 0.4
8Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.48 8.49 -14.7 -1.5
9Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.01 6.16 -0.6 -0.1
10Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.18 8.43 -10.5 -1.1
11Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.23 -0.8 -0.1
12Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 12 0 12.0 8.25 1.50 4.50 0.00 3.00 2.62 7.37 -2.9 -0.3
13Peter Moylan 0 0 0 46 0 34.3 7.60 4.19 8.13 0.52 4.72 3.55 3.17 7.7 0.8
14Joakim Soria 4 2 1 43 0 41.0 7.90 3.07 11.41 0.22 3.29 1.99 2.63 11.6 1.2
15Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.86 1.5 0.1
16Kelvin Herrera 3 2 19 41 0 38.0 9.00 2.37 9.24 1.89 4.50 4.59 3.29 8.0 0.8
17Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 15 0 20.0 9.45 1.80 3.60 0.00 2.25 2.92 5.58 -0.9 -0.1
18Mike Minor 5 2 0 40 0 48.3 6.52 2.23 9.68 0.56 2.23 2.58 2.67 13.5 1.4
19Scott Alexander 2 3 0 27 0 39.0 6.46 3.92 7.62 0.23 2.08 3.06 2.78 10.4 1.0
20Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 9.26 -0.9 -0.1
21Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.94 6.10 -1.0 -0.1

BP Articles

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