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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 07-26)
1 Cleveland Indians 54 45 .545 - 4.92 3.96 0.96 -9.3 4
2 Kansas City Royals 53 47 .530 1.5 4.37 4.40 -0.03 4.9 13
3 Minnesota Twins 49 51 .490 5.5 4.54 5.27 -0.73 7.1 22
4 Detroit Tigers 45 55 .450 9.5 4.80 5.17 -0.37 -2.7 17
5 Chicago White Sox 39 59 .398 14.5 4.38 4.99 -0.61 -2.1 26



2017 Rankings

53 Wins is tied for 9th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division
47 Losses is tied for 10th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division
.530 Win Pct is tied for 9th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
4.37 RS/G is 23rd in MLB, 12th in league, 5th in division
4.40 RA/G is tied for 11th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.03 Diff/G is 15th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
4.9 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: 07-27)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 37 26 .587 317 261 .267 .338 .440
Detroit Tigers 30 32 .484 282 289 .260 .322 .417
Minnesota Twins 30 32 .484 281 294 .250 .318 .417
Kansas City Royals 29 33 .468 261 285 .257 .310 .402
Chicago White Sox 27 37 .422 273 326 .252 .306 .398

Bottom offensive performers by SB

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

0 SB
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

0 SB
Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy

0 SB

Top Pitching Performers by ERA

Brandon Maurer
Brandon Maurer

0.00 ERA
Ryan Buchter
Ryan Buchter

0.00 ERA
Scott Alexander
Scott Alexander

2.03 ERA

Hitters by SB ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO
Sorted Ascending
SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Jason Hammel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .013 -0.6 -0.1
2Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Mike Moustakas 385 52 16 0 29 66 16 62 0 0 .279 .309 .564 .294 25.9 1.5
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 -.019 -0.3 -0.1
7Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
8Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .188 -4.4 -0.4
9Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
10Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
11Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -0.4 -0.1
13Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .178 -7.4 -0.8
15Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .366 0.5 -0.1
16Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .354 1.0 -0.1
17Drew Butera 95 10 3 1 2 9 5 16 0 0 .250 .298 .375 .251 3.8 0.2
18Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.300 -0.4 -0.1
19Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
20Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
21Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
22Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .171 0.2 0.1
23Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
24Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
25Jorge Bonifacio 315 44 12 1 14 32 28 81 1 0 .264 .333 .461 .271 10.7 0.8
26Ramon Torres 59 8 3 0 0 3 4 9 1 0 .278 .339 .333 .240 -0.2 0.0
27Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .140 -4.3 -0.4
28Salvador Perez 359 43 19 1 20 62 13 70 1 0 .285 .316 .525 .282 21.9 1.7
29Brandon Moss 248 27 9 0 12 25 25 81 2 0 .207 .286 .410 .245 -2.1 -0.3
30Alcides Escobar 402 40 20 2 3 34 9 70 3 3 .230 .254 .316 .211 -1.9 0.1
31Alex Gordon 354 31 13 1 5 32 30 76 3 2 .201 .292 .299 .225 -4.1 0.4
32Eric Hosmer 421 62 20 1 16 54 36 68 5 0 .319 .375 .501 .306 23.8 2.9
33Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
34Whit Merrifield 352 42 22 4 11 43 18 47 16 2 .294 .336 .489 .295 24.8 2.6
35Lorenzo Cain 408 57 16 2 11 30 38 70 16 0 .268 .338 .413 .270 18.6 3.1

Pitchers by ERA ascending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9
Sorted Ascending
ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 18.00 9.00 27.00 0.00 0.00 0.12 0.00 0.0 0.0
2Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.12 0.00 0.0 0.0
3Scott Alexander 2 3 0 29 0 40.0 6.97 4.05 7.43 0.22 2.03 3.15 2.77 10.7 1.1
4Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 16 0 21.0 9.43 2.14 3.43 0.00 2.14 3.08 5.27 -0.2 0.0
5Mike Minor 5 2 0 40 0 48.3 6.52 2.23 9.68 0.56 2.23 2.59 2.62 13.8 1.4
6Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 13 0 13.0 7.62 2.08 4.85 0.00 2.77 2.74 6.33 -1.6 -0.2
7Jason Vargas 12 4 0 19 19 114.0 8.76 2.37 6.63 1.11 3.08 4.09 4.15 18.2 1.8
8Joakim Soria 4 2 1 45 0 43.0 7.95 2.93 11.30 0.21 3.14 1.96 2.57 12.5 1.3
9Danny Duffy 7 6 0 16 16 101.0 8.91 2.50 7.04 0.62 3.56 3.41 4.33 14.2 1.4
10Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.82 1.5 0.2
11Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.41 -1.3 -0.1
12Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.50 10.5 1.1
13Kelvin Herrera 3 2 21 43 0 40.0 8.55 2.25 9.00 1.80 4.28 4.47 3.24 8.7 0.9
14Ian Kennedy 4 6 0 19 19 103.7 6.95 3.56 7.81 1.65 4.43 5.01 4.75 9.8 1.0
15Peter Moylan 0 0 0 48 0 36.3 7.18 4.21 7.68 0.50 4.46 3.62 3.14 8.2 0.8
16Jason Hammel 4 8 0 20 20 112.3 9.85 2.88 6.97 1.12 4.81 4.32 4.64 11.9 1.2
17Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.24 4.2 0.4
18Jake Junis 3 2 0 9 6 36.0 10.25 4.00 7.50 2.25 5.50 6.46 5.43 0.5 0.1
19Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.02 6.18 -0.6 -0.1
20Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.80 -11.5 -1.2
21Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 8.33 -10.2 -1.0
22Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 8.97 -0.8 -0.1
23Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 8.10 -0.7 -0.1

BP Articles

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Transaction Analysis: Kansas City BuyersZach Crizer2017-07-27
Transaction Analysis: Kansas City BuyersGeorge Bissell2017-07-27
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Transaction Analysis: Kansas City BuyersCraig Goldstein2017-07-27
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