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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 07-24)
1 Cleveland Indians 52 45 .536 - 4.80 3.93 0.87 -9.6 5
2 Kansas City Royals 51 47 .520 1.5 4.27 4.46 -0.19 5.3 14
3 Minnesota Twins 49 49 .500 3.5 4.56 5.26 -0.70 7.3 21
4 Detroit Tigers 45 53 .459 7.5 4.87 5.08 -0.21 -2.9 17
5 Chicago White Sox 39 57 .406 12.5 4.42 4.94 -0.52 -2.2 26



2017 Rankings

51 Wins is tied for 9th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division
47 Losses is tied for 11th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
.520 Win Pct is tied for 10th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
4.27 RS/G is 25th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.46 RA/G is 13th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.19 Diff/G is 18th in MLB, 9th in league, 2nd in division
5.3 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: 07-25)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 38 27 .585 326 271 .267 .337 .439
Detroit Tigers 32 32 .500 295 299 .260 .322 .418
Minnesota Twins 31 33 .484 292 304 .251 .319 .418
Kansas City Royals 29 35 .453 270 295 .257 .309 .401
Chicago White Sox 28 38 .424 281 338 .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 SO9

Joakim Soria
Joakim Soria

11.57 SO9
Nate Karns
Nate Karns

10.12 SO9
Mike Minor
Mike Minor

9.68 SO9

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 .011 -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 375 50 16 0 29 64 16 62 0 0 .277 .307 .568 .293 24.8 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 -.021 -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 -.019 -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 .357 1.0 -0.1
17Drew Butera 87 10 3 1 2 7 4 15 0 0 .256 .291 .390 .252 4.6 0.3
18Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.298 -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 .172 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 305 41 12 1 14 31 28 78 1 0 .259 .331 .464 .270 9.7 0.5
26Ramon Torres 57 8 3 0 0 2 4 9 1 0 .250 .316 .308 .224 -1.2 -0.1
27Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.4
28Salvador Perez 357 43 19 1 20 62 13 69 1 0 .284 .315 .525 .281 21.2 1.7
29Brandon Moss 238 27 9 0 12 24 23 79 2 0 .206 .282 .416 .244 -2.3 -0.4
30Alcides Escobar 395 39 19 2 3 32 9 69 2 3 .229 .253 .314 .210 -2.4 0.1
31Alex Gordon 345 30 13 1 5 31 29 75 3 2 .202 .291 .301 .224 -4.4 0.3
32Eric Hosmer 411 56 20 1 15 47 36 67 4 0 .311 .370 .491 .301 20.4 2.6
33Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
34Whit Merrifield 341 39 22 4 10 41 18 46 16 1 .288 .332 .481 .292 22.9 2.5
35Lorenzo Cain 398 54 15 2 11 30 38 68 16 0 .267 .339 .413 .271 18.2 3.1

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 44 0 42.0 7.71 3.00 11.57 0.21 3.21 1.92 2.48 12.6 1.3
2Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.43 3.49 10.5 1.1
3Mike Minor 5 2 0 40 0 48.3 6.52 2.23 9.68 0.56 2.23 2.57 2.69 13.4 1.3
4Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.39 4.20 4.3 0.4
5Kelvin Herrera 3 2 20 42 0 39.0 8.77 2.31 9.00 1.85 4.38 4.54 3.32 8.0 0.8
6Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.11 3.85 1.5 0.1
7Ian Kennedy 3 6 0 18 18 97.7 7.10 3.59 7.92 1.75 4.61 5.13 5.00 6.3 0.6
8Peter Moylan 0 0 0 47 0 35.7 7.32 4.04 7.82 0.50 4.54 3.53 3.18 7.9 0.8
9Scott Alexander 2 3 0 28 0 39.0 6.69 4.15 7.62 0.23 2.08 3.13 2.81 10.3 1.0
10Jake Junis 3 2 0 9 6 36.0 10.25 4.00 7.50 2.25 5.50 6.44 5.53 0.1 0.0
11Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.00 6.17 -0.6 -0.1
12Danny Duffy 6 6 0 15 15 94.7 8.94 2.57 7.13 0.67 3.71 3.47 4.41 12.3 1.2
13Jason Hammel 4 8 0 20 20 112.3 9.85 2.88 6.97 1.12 4.81 4.30 4.78 9.9 1.0
14Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.86 8.12 -0.8 -0.1
15Jason Vargas 12 4 0 19 19 114.0 8.76 2.37 6.63 1.11 3.08 4.07 4.11 18.6 1.9
16Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.17 8.34 -10.2 -1.0
17Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.47 7.89 -12.0 -1.2
18Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 13 0 13.0 7.62 2.08 4.85 0.00 2.77 2.72 6.86 -2.4 -0.2
19Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.93 6.12 -1.0 -0.1
20Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 16 0 21.0 9.43 2.14 3.43 0.00 2.14 3.06 5.39 -0.5 -0.1
21Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.11 8.91 -0.8 -0.1

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