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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 EQA

Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy

.000 EQA
Al Alburquerque
Al Alburquerque

.000 EQA
Mike Minor
Mike Minor

.000 EQA

Top pitching performers by SO9

Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

11.41 SO9
Nate Karns
Nate Karns

10.12 SO9
Mike Minor
Mike Minor

9.68 SO9

Hitters by EQA ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG
Sorted Ascending
TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
2Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
8Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
10Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.301 -0.4 -0.1
13Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.022 -0.3 -0.1
14Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.4 -0.1
15Jason Hammel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .011 -0.6 -0.2
16Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
17Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
18Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
19Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.4
20Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .172 0.2 0.1
21Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .178 -7.3 -0.8
22Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .188 -4.4 -0.4
23Alcides Escobar 390 39 19 2 3 32 9 68 2 3 .232 .256 .318 .213 -1.2 0.2
24Ramon Torres 57 8 3 0 0 2 4 9 1 0 .250 .316 .308 .224 -1.2 -0.1
25Alex Gordon 340 30 13 1 5 31 29 73 3 2 .205 .295 .306 .227 -3.1 0.4
26Brandon Moss 233 27 9 0 12 24 22 76 2 0 .210 .283 .424 .247 -1.5 -0.3
27Drew Butera 87 10 3 1 2 7 4 15 0 0 .256 .291 .390 .252 4.6 0.3
28Jorge Bonifacio 300 39 12 1 13 30 28 77 1 0 .253 .327 .450 .266 8.2 0.3
29Lorenzo Cain 393 53 15 2 11 30 38 68 16 0 .265 .338 .413 .272 18.4 2.9
30Salvador Perez 352 42 19 1 19 61 12 68 1 0 .281 .311 .517 .278 19.7 1.5
31Mike Moustakas 370 49 16 0 28 62 16 61 0 0 .277 .308 .563 .292 24.1 1.3
32Whit Merrifield 336 39 22 4 10 41 18 45 16 1 .293 .337 .489 .297 24.3 2.7
33Eric Hosmer 406 56 20 1 15 47 36 66 4 0 .315 .374 .497 .305 21.9 2.8
34Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .359 1.0 -0.1
35Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .367 0.5 -0.1

Pitchers by SO9 descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9
Sorted Descending
SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Joakim 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
2Nate 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
3Mike 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
4Matt 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
5Kelvin 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
6Peter 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
7Al 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
8Ian 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
9Scott 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
10Eric 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
11Jake 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
12Danny 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
13Jason 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
14Luke 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
15Jason 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
16Chris 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
17Travis 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
18Neftali 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
19Seth 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
20Kevin 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
21Miguel 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

BP Articles

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