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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 09-21)
1 Cleveland Indians 96 57 .627 - 5.05 3.52 1.53 -9.5 1
2 Minnesota Twins 79 74 .516 17.0 4.99 4.93 0.06 2.9 13
3 Kansas City Royals 75 77 .493 20.5 4.38 4.84 -0.46 8.4 19
4 Detroit Tigers 62 91 .405 34.0 4.63 5.52 -0.89 -2.3 26
5 Chicago White Sox 61 91 .401 34.5 4.39 5.08 -0.69 -1.5 25



2017 Rankings

75 Wins is 15th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
77 Losses is 17th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
.493 Win Pct is 15th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
4.38 RS/G is tied for 23rd in MLB, tied for 12th in league, 5th in division
4.84 RA/G is 18th in MLB, 8th in league, 2nd in division
-0.46 Diff/G is tied for 19th in MLB, tied for 10th in league, 3rd in division
8.4 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: 09-22)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 5 4 .556 47 37 .269 .339 .447
Detroit Tigers 4 5 .444 41 43 .257 .314 .408
Kansas City Royals 5 5 .500 44 46 .262 .313 .405
Minnesota Twins 4 5 .444 40 42 .253 .319 .416
Chicago White Sox 4 6 .400 44 52 .248 .300 .394

Bottom offensive performers by HR

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

0 HR
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

0 HR
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

0 HR

Top pitching performers by GS

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

30 GS
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

29 GS
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

28 GS

Hitters by HR ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B
Sorted Ascending
HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.034 -1.4 -0.3
2Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .363 1.0 -0.2
3Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .382 0.6 -0.2
4Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
8Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.020 -0.4 -0.2
9Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
10Ramon Torres 77 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 0 .236 .286 .278 .195 -3.8 -0.3
11Terrance Gore 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 .000 .333 .000 .196 0.2 0.0
12Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .116 -0.9 -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 -.026 -0.4 -0.2
15Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
17Paulo Orlando 75 6 1 0 0 3 1 17 1 1 .167 .189 .181 .144 -6.4 -0.8
18Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
19Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.004 -0.1 0.1
21Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
23Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .169 0.2 0.1
24Peter Moylan 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 -.278 -0.4 -0.1
26Cameron Gallagher 23 2 1 0 1 5 3 3 0 0 .300 .391 .500 .278 1.1 0.1
27Raul Mondesi 57 4 0 0 1 3 3 21 5 2 .160 .208 .220 .159 -4.9 -0.5
28Jorge Soler 108 7 5 0 2 6 12 35 0 0 .147 .250 .263 .175 -8.1 -0.9
29Cheslor Cuthbert 142 10 7 0 2 18 9 35 0 0 .235 .282 .333 .227 -0.6 -0.1
30Drew Butera 163 18 4 1 3 14 9 35 0 0 .243 .290 .342 .231 2.4 0.2
31Melky Cabrera 200 22 11 2 4 25 11 21 1 1 .265 .305 .411 .241 0.2 -0.4
32Alcides Escobar 592 68 32 4 5 50 14 95 4 6 .250 .272 .348 .221 1.6 0.9
33Alex Gordon 509 47 19 2 8 44 38 117 7 4 .211 .290 .315 .221 -8.5 -0.4
34Lorenzo Cain 607 83 26 5 14 48 51 94 25 2 .301 .364 .443 .281 35.1 5.2
35Jorge Bonifacio 405 54 14 1 16 37 33 113 1 0 .252 .316 .425 .251 3.8 -0.7
36Whit Merrifield 583 75 30 6 18 73 29 81 32 5 .290 .330 .468 .275 28.1 2.7
37Brandon Moss 376 39 13 0 22 49 36 118 2 0 .210 .285 .444 .246 -1.8 -0.3
38Eric Hosmer 632 91 30 1 24 89 63 101 6 1 .323 .389 .506 .305 34.8 3.5
39Salvador Perez 478 54 22 1 26 76 16 93 1 0 .264 .294 .490 .257 17.6 0.4
40Mike Moustakas 564 73 24 0 37 83 31 89 0 0 .275 .316 .532 .280 28.0 1.8

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 12 0 30 30 171.0 10.26 2.42 7.11 1.26 5.05 4.32 4.57 19.4 1.9
2Jason Vargas 16 10 0 29 29 163.3 9.26 2.76 6.61 1.38 4.19 4.66 4.47 20.3 2.0
3Ian Kennedy 4 12 0 28 28 143.7 8.27 3.63 7.33 1.94 5.39 5.62 5.39 3.2 0.3
4Danny Duffy 8 9 0 22 22 136.0 8.54 2.38 8.21 0.86 3.71 3.43 3.80 27.0 2.7
5Jake Junis 8 2 0 18 14 86.7 9.24 2.28 7.37 1.25 4.05 4.33 4.80 7.4 0.7
6Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.70 9.5 0.9
7Eric Skoglund 1 2 0 6 5 17.0 14.82 6.35 6.88 1.06 9.53 5.24 8.70 -6.0 -0.6
8Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 8 3 21.7 11.63 7.48 6.23 3.32 7.89 9.03 4.70 2.0 0.2
9Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.65 -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 4.67 2.5 0.3
11Samuel Gaviglio 1 0 0 3 2 11.0 9.82 2.45 7.36 0.82 2.45 3.76 7.60 -2.5 -0.2
12Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.79 -8.4 -0.8
13Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.88 8.89 -1.1 -0.1
14Onelki Garcia 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 18.00 7.50 3.00 3.00 13.50 9.29 7.82 -1.7 -0.2
15Peter Moylan 0 0 0 73 0 56.0 6.27 3.70 7.07 0.64 3.70 3.93 2.65 15.8 1.6
16Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 23 0 22.7 5.56 3.18 5.56 1.19 3.18 5.07 4.33 2.1 0.2
17Brian Flynn 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 11.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.86 3.13 6.57 -0.4 0.0
18Kelvin Herrera 3 3 26 59 0 54.3 9.61 3.31 8.61 1.49 4.64 4.52 4.09 6.6 0.7
19Mike Minor 6 6 1 60 0 73.0 6.78 2.59 10.23 0.62 2.71 2.65 2.44 22.2 2.2
20Brandon Maurer 2 2 2 24 0 18.7 15.43 5.30 9.64 1.93 8.20 5.54 6.28 -2.3 -0.2
21Joakim Soria 4 3 1 54 0 51.0 8.47 3.00 10.41 0.18 3.88 2.13 3.24 11.0 1.1
22Scott Alexander 4 4 4 54 0 66.0 8.18 3.55 7.50 0.41 2.59 3.23 3.42 13.0 1.3
23Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.38 -1.3 -0.1
24Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.13 3.92 1.4 0.1
25Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.55 5.53 -0.7 -0.1
26Mike Morin 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 0.00 3.86 11.57 0.00 0.00 1.84 7.11 -0.5 -0.1
27Andres Machado 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 24.55 7.36 2.45 4.91 22.09 12.13 8.41 -1.3 -0.1
28Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.13 8.76 -0.8 -0.1
29Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 30 0 40.3 9.60 2.23 5.13 0.89 2.90 4.02 5.29 -0.5 0.0

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