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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 09-24)
1 Cleveland Indians 98 58 .628 - 5.06 3.51 1.55 -9.4 1
2 Minnesota Twins 82 74 .526 16.0 5.06 4.91 0.15 3.3 11
3 Kansas City Royals 76 79 .490 21.5 4.39 4.86 -0.47 8.2 19
4 Chicago White Sox 63 92 .406 34.5 4.41 5.08 -0.67 -1.2 25
5 Detroit Tigers 62 94 .397 36.0 4.61 5.58 -0.97 -2.8 27



2017 Rankings

76 Wins is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
79 Losses is tied for 16th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
.490 Win Pct is tied for 14th in MLB, tied for 7th in league, 3rd in division
4.39 RS/G is 23rd in MLB, 12th in league, 5th in division
4.86 RA/G is 19th in MLB, 8th in league, 2nd in division
-0.47 Diff/G is tied for 20th in MLB, 11th in league, 3rd in division
8.2 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: 09-25)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 3 3 .500 27 26 .269 .340 .448
Detroit Tigers 3 3 .500 25 30 .257 .314 .408
Kansas City Royals 4 3 .571 34 31 .262 .313 .405
Minnesota Twins 3 3 .500 28 27 .254 .320 .418
Chicago White Sox 3 4 .429 30 35 .248 .300 .394

Bottom offensive performers by EQA

Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy

.000 EQA
Al Alburquerque
Al Alburquerque

.000 EQA
Ryan Buchter
Ryan Buchter

.000 EQA

Top pitching performers by SO9

Mike Morin
Mike Morin

13.50 SO9
Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

10.70 SO9
Mike Minor
Mike Minor

10.22 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
3Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
8Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
10Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.275 -0.4 -0.1
14Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.033 -1.4 -0.4
15Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.023 -0.4 -0.2
16Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.019 -0.4 -0.2
17Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -0.1 0.1
18Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .116 -0.9 -0.1
19Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
20Paulo Orlando 77 6 1 0 0 3 1 17 1 1 .162 .184 .176 .141 -6.8 -0.8
21Terrance Gore 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 .000 .250 .000 .151 -0.1 0.0
22Raul Mondesi 57 4 0 0 1 3 3 21 5 2 .160 .208 .220 .159 -4.9 -0.5
23Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .168 0.2 0.1
24Jorge Soler 108 7 5 0 2 6 12 35 0 0 .147 .250 .263 .175 -8.2 -0.9
25Ramon Torres 77 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .236 .286 .278 .194 -3.8 -0.3
26Alcides Escobar 607 70 34 4 6 51 15 96 4 6 .251 .273 .355 .222 2.8 1.1
27Alex Gordon 523 51 20 2 9 45 41 121 7 4 .210 .292 .320 .224 -8.0 -0.5
28Cheslor Cuthbert 146 10 7 0 2 18 9 36 0 0 .235 .281 .331 .225 -0.9 -0.2
29Drew Butera 164 18 4 1 3 14 9 35 0 0 .242 .288 .340 .229 2.1 0.1
30Brandon Moss 385 40 14 0 22 50 36 121 2 0 .210 .283 .441 .244 -2.8 -0.4
31Melky Cabrera 215 23 11 2 4 27 11 21 1 2 .280 .316 .415 .246 1.5 -0.4
32Jorge Bonifacio 411 54 15 1 16 37 33 115 1 0 .251 .314 .424 .249 3.2 -0.7
33Salvador Perez 492 56 24 1 26 78 16 94 1 0 .269 .297 .492 .258 18.7 0.5
34Cameron Gallagher 24 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 .286 .375 .476 .268 0.9 0.1
35Whit Merrifield 601 76 31 6 18 76 29 87 33 5 .288 .327 .462 .272 26.2 2.4
36Mike Moustakas 579 73 24 0 37 84 32 91 0 0 .271 .313 .522 .275 25.5 1.5
37Lorenzo Cain 624 85 26 5 15 49 51 97 25 2 .300 .362 .443 .280 35.3 5.2
38Eric Hosmer 648 94 30 1 24 91 64 101 6 1 .321 .387 .500 .304 35.1 3.5
39Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .358 1.0 -0.2
40Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .384 0.6 -0.2

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
1Mike Morin 0 0 0 4 0 3.3 2.70 2.70 13.50 0.00 0.00 1.02 3.03 0.8 0.1
2Joakim Soria 4 3 1 56 0 53.0 8.15 2.89 10.70 0.17 3.74 2.01 3.00 12.8 1.3
3Mike Minor 6 6 2 61 0 74.0 6.69 2.55 10.22 0.61 2.68 2.62 2.81 19.4 1.9
4Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 4.24 6.7 0.7
5Brandon Maurer 2 2 2 25 0 19.7 14.64 5.03 9.61 1.83 7.78 5.31 6.27 -2.4 -0.2
6Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 5.05 1.0 0.1
7Kelvin Herrera 3 3 26 61 0 56.3 9.43 3.20 8.47 1.44 4.47 4.44 4.80 2.3 0.2
8Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 4.17 1.1 0.1
9Danny Duffy 9 9 0 23 23 142.0 8.68 2.41 7.99 0.82 3.68 3.43 3.77 28.4 2.9
10Scott Alexander 4 4 4 55 0 67.0 8.06 3.49 7.66 0.40 2.55 3.17 3.68 11.1 1.1
11Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.55 6.72 -3.3 -0.3
12Ian Kennedy 4 13 0 29 29 149.0 8.40 3.62 7.49 1.99 5.50 5.65 5.67 -1.5 -0.2
13Jake Junis 8 2 0 18 14 86.7 9.24 2.28 7.37 1.25 4.05 4.32 4.65 8.7 0.9
14Samuel Gaviglio 1 0 0 3 2 11.0 9.82 2.45 7.36 0.82 2.45 3.76 8.93 -4.1 -0.4
15Jason Hammel 8 13 0 31 31 174.3 10.48 2.37 7.18 1.34 5.32 4.41 4.87 13.7 1.4
16Eric Skoglund 1 2 0 6 5 17.0 14.82 6.35 6.88 1.06 9.53 5.24 9.75 -8.0 -0.8
17Peter Moylan 0 0 0 76 0 57.7 6.09 3.59 6.87 0.62 3.59 3.96 2.50 17.1 1.7
18Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.00 -0.8 -0.1
19Jason Vargas 17 10 0 30 30 169.7 9.02 2.81 6.74 1.33 4.03 4.57 3.88 32.0 3.2
20Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.24 -6.6 -0.7
21Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 8.66 -14.9 -1.5
22Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 9 3 22.3 11.69 8.06 6.04 3.22 7.66 9.12 5.00 1.3 0.1
23Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 25 0 23.7 5.32 3.04 5.70 1.14 3.04 4.90 5.05 0.3 0.0
24Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 31 0 42.0 9.64 2.36 5.14 0.86 3.00 4.01 5.81 -3.0 -0.3
25Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 5.73 -0.6 -0.1
26Onelki Garcia 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 18.00 7.50 3.00 3.00 13.50 9.29 8.82 -2.4 -0.2
27Andres Machado 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 24.55 7.36 2.45 4.91 22.09 12.12 9.50 -1.8 -0.2
28Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 9.56 -1.0 -0.1
29Brian Flynn 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 11.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.86 3.12 7.55 -0.6 -0.1

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