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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 09-23)
1 Cleveland Indians 97 58 .626 - 5.06 3.52 1.54 -9.8 1
2 Minnesota Twins 81 74 .523 16.0 5.03 4.92 0.11 3.4 12
3 Kansas City Royals 76 78 .494 20.5 4.42 4.84 -0.42 8.0 19
4 Chicago White Sox 62 92 .403 34.5 4.39 5.10 -0.71 -1.1 25
5 Detroit Tigers 62 93 .400 35.0 4.61 5.55 -0.94 -2.8 27



2017 Rankings

76 Wins is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
78 Losses is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
.494 Win Pct is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
4.42 RS/G is 22nd in MLB, 11th in league, 4th in division
4.84 RA/G is 19th in MLB, 8th in league, 2nd in division
-0.42 Diff/G is 19th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
8 Pyth O/U is 2nd in MLB, 1st in league, 1st in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 09-24)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 4 3 .571 34 29 .269 .339 .447
Detroit Tigers 3 4 .429 30 34 .258 .314 .408
Kansas City Royals 4 4 .500 35 36 .262 .313 .406
Minnesota Twins 3 4 .429 32 33 .254 .320 .416
Chicago White Sox 3 5 .375 33 41 .248 .300 .393

Bottom offensive performers by CS

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

0 CS
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

0 CS
Salvador Perez
Salvador Perez

0 CS

Top pitching performers by GS

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

31 GS
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

30 GS
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

28 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 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.033 -1.4 -0.4
2Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Salvador Perez 489 56 24 1 26 78 16 93 1 0 .271 .299 .496 .259 19.5 0.6
4Mike Moustakas 576 73 24 0 37 84 32 91 0 0 .273 .314 .525 .277 26.5 1.6
5Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 -0.4 -0.2
8Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
9Ramon Torres 77 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .236 .286 .278 .195 -3.8 -0.3
10Jorge Bonifacio 410 54 15 1 16 37 33 115 1 0 .251 .315 .425 .250 3.6 -0.7
11Cheslor Cuthbert 143 10 7 0 2 18 9 36 0 0 .233 .280 .331 .225 -0.8 -0.2
12Cameron Gallagher 23 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 .300 .391 .500 .279 1.1 0.1
13Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.025 -0.4 -0.2
15Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Jorge Soler 108 7 5 0 2 6 12 35 0 0 .147 .250 .263 .175 -8.2 -0.9
17Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .382 0.6 -0.2
18Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .360 1.0 -0.2
19Al Alburquerque 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
21Brandon Moss 384 40 14 0 22 50 36 120 2 0 .211 .284 .442 .245 -2.4 -0.4
22Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .168 0.2 0.1
23Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Drew Butera 164 18 4 1 3 14 9 35 0 0 .242 .288 .340 .229 2.2 0.1
25Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
26Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.276 -0.4 -0.1
27Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
28Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
29Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
30Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -0.1 0.1
31Paulo Orlando 76 6 1 0 0 3 1 17 1 1 .164 .187 .178 .143 -6.6 -0.8
32Eric Hosmer 645 94 30 1 24 91 64 101 6 1 .321 .388 .501 .304 35.4 3.5
33Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .116 -0.9 -0.1
34Terrance Gore 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 .000 .333 .000 .198 0.2 0.0
35Raul Mondesi 57 4 0 0 1 3 3 21 5 2 .160 .208 .220 .159 -4.9 -0.5
36Melky Cabrera 212 23 11 2 4 27 11 21 1 2 .279 .316 .416 .247 1.4 -0.4
37Lorenzo Cain 621 84 26 5 14 48 51 95 25 2 .300 .362 .439 .279 34.7 5.2
38Alex Gordon 520 51 20 2 9 45 41 120 7 4 .211 .293 .322 .226 -7.2 -0.3
39Whit Merrifield 597 76 31 6 18 76 29 86 33 5 .290 .329 .465 .274 27.3 2.6
40Alcides Escobar 604 70 33 4 6 51 15 96 4 6 .251 .273 .354 .222 2.7 1.1

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 8 13 0 31 31 174.3 10.48 2.37 7.18 1.34 5.32 4.41 4.74 16.2 1.6
2Jason Vargas 17 10 0 30 30 169.7 9.02 2.81 6.74 1.33 4.03 4.56 4.24 25.2 2.5
3Ian Kennedy 4 12 0 28 28 143.7 8.27 3.63 7.33 1.94 5.39 5.61 5.38 3.2 0.3
4Danny Duffy 9 9 0 23 23 142.0 8.68 2.41 7.99 0.82 3.68 3.42 3.82 27.8 2.8
5Jake Junis 8 2 0 18 14 86.7 9.24 2.28 7.37 1.25 4.05 4.32 4.93 6.0 0.6
6Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 3.75 9.2 0.9
7Eric Skoglund 1 2 0 6 5 17.0 14.82 6.35 6.88 1.06 9.53 5.24 8.62 -5.9 -0.6
8Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 9 3 22.3 11.69 8.06 6.04 3.22 7.66 9.12 4.88 1.6 0.2
9Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.64 -10.1 -1.0
10Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.68 2.4 0.2
11Samuel Gaviglio 1 0 0 3 2 11.0 9.82 2.45 7.36 0.82 2.45 3.76 7.75 -2.7 -0.3
12Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.81 -8.5 -0.9
13Onelki Garcia 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 18.00 7.50 3.00 3.00 13.50 9.29 7.79 -1.7 -0.2
14Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.86 -1.1 -0.1
15Kelvin Herrera 3 3 26 61 0 56.3 9.43 3.20 8.47 1.44 4.47 4.43 4.08 6.9 0.7
16Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.91 1.4 0.1
17Mike Minor 6 6 2 61 0 74.0 6.69 2.55 10.22 0.61 2.68 2.62 2.46 22.3 2.2
18Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.54 5.53 -0.7 -0.1
19Brandon Maurer 2 2 2 25 0 19.7 14.64 5.03 9.61 1.83 7.78 5.31 6.04 -1.9 -0.2
20Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 25 0 23.7 5.32 3.04 5.70 1.14 3.04 4.89 4.52 1.7 0.2
21Peter Moylan 0 0 0 76 0 57.7 6.09 3.59 6.87 0.62 3.59 3.95 2.79 15.3 1.5
22Joakim Soria 4 3 1 56 0 53.0 8.15 2.89 10.70 0.17 3.74 2.01 3.04 12.6 1.3
23Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.30 -1.2 -0.1
24Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 30 0 40.3 9.60 2.23 5.13 0.89 2.90 4.01 5.27 -0.4 0.0
25Mike Morin 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 0.00 3.86 11.57 0.00 0.00 1.83 7.12 -0.5 -0.1
26Andres Machado 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 24.55 7.36 2.45 4.91 22.09 12.12 8.29 -1.3 -0.1
27Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 8.65 -0.8 -0.1
28Brian Flynn 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 11.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.86 3.12 6.52 -0.3 0.0
29Scott Alexander 4 4 4 55 0 67.0 8.06 3.49 7.66 0.40 2.55 3.16 3.35 13.6 1.4

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