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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 08-16)
1 Cleveland Indians 65 52 .556 - 4.82 3.84 0.98 -9.9 3
2 Kansas City Royals 61 59 .508 5.5 4.51 4.65 -0.14 5.2 17
3 Minnesota Twins 59 58 .504 6.0 4.65 5.14 -0.49 7.4 19
4 Detroit Tigers 53 67 .442 13.5 4.83 5.26 -0.43 -2.0 21
5 Chicago White Sox 45 72 .385 20.0 4.31 5.06 -0.75 -2.3 27



2017 Rankings

61 Wins is tied for 12th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 2nd in division
59 Losses is tied for 13th in MLB, tied for 6th in league, 3rd in division
.508 Win Pct is tied for 12th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
4.51 RS/G is 20th in MLB, 10th in league, 4th in division
4.65 RA/G is 16th in MLB, 7th in league, 2nd in division
-0.14 Diff/G is 18th in MLB, 9th in league, 2nd in division
5.2 Pyth O/U is tied for 4th in MLB, tied for 4th in league, 2nd in division

Recent Transactions

Projected Rest-of-Season 2017 Performance

KCA Depth Chart (updated: 08-17)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 26 19 .578 226 188 .264 .336 .441
Detroit Tigers 20 22 .476 189 197 .261 .320 .417
Kansas City Royals 20 22 .476 178 188 .257 .310 .402
Minnesota Twins 22 23 .489 204 212 .252 .320 .417
Chicago White Sox 19 26 .422 191 231 .252 .306 .398

Bottom offensive performers by SO

Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy

0 SO
Kelvin Herrera
Kelvin Herrera

0 SO
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

0 SO

Top pitching performers by IP

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

136.7 IP
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

135.7 IP
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

120.0 IP

Hitters by SO ascending

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Rank

Player

PA

R

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB
Sorted Ascending
SO

SB

CS

AVG

OBP

SLG

TAv

BVORP

BWARP
1Kevin McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
2Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
3Ian Kennedy 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .355 1.0 -0.1
4Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Mike Minor 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
7Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
8Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.293 -0.4 -0.1
10Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .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
12Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
15Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
16Cameron Gallagher 12 2 1 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 .300 .417 .700 .330 1.1 0.1
17Scott Alexander 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.015 -0.4 -0.1
18Trevor Cahill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0
19Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .371 0.6 -0.2
20Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
21Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .169 0.2 0.1
22Jason Hammel 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.030 -1.3 -0.3
23Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .124 -2.1 -0.1
24Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.020 -0.4 -0.1
25Melky Cabrera 69 8 4 1 3 15 5 8 1 1 .290 .348 .532 .289 3.1 0.2
26Ramon Torres 67 8 3 0 0 3 4 11 1 0 .242 .299 .290 .210 -2.2 -0.2
27Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.5
28Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
29Drew Butera 129 15 3 1 3 12 8 23 0 0 .269 .320 .387 .259 5.8 0.3
30Cheslor Cuthbert 109 7 6 0 1 14 6 27 0 0 .216 .257 .304 .212 -2.2 -0.2
31Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .177 -7.4 -0.8
32Whit Merrifield 441 55 24 5 14 56 21 59 21 2 .292 .330 .478 .285 27.3 2.8
33Mike Moustakas 458 65 17 0 35 76 22 69 0 0 .282 .317 .566 .295 31.2 2.1
34Salvador Perez 391 45 20 1 21 65 14 75 1 0 .278 .308 .510 .274 20.5 1.4
35Eric Hosmer 504 74 23 1 20 67 46 77 6 0 .314 .375 .500 .302 26.7 3.1
36Lorenzo Cain 486 72 21 3 12 38 41 84 23 2 .291 .354 .434 .282 29.3 4.3
37Alcides Escobar 477 51 23 3 3 38 11 87 4 4 .232 .255 .316 .209 -4.5 -0.2
38Alex Gordon 413 36 14 2 5 35 34 92 6 3 .197 .287 .289 .218 -7.5 -0.1
39Brandon Moss 291 31 11 0 15 32 29 97 2 0 .203 .282 .418 .243 -3.2 -0.4
40Jorge Bonifacio 360 48 12 1 15 35 32 101 1 0 .252 .322 .434 .258 7.0 -0.1

Pitchers by IP descending

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Rank

Player

W

L

SV

G

GS
Sorted Descending
IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Jason Hammel 5 9 0 24 24 136.7 9.68 2.57 7.18 1.19 4.74 4.28 4.37 18.3 1.8
2Jason Vargas 14 6 0 23 23 135.7 8.89 2.59 6.77 1.19 3.45 4.30 4.10 22.2 2.2
3Ian Kennedy 4 8 0 22 22 120.0 7.57 3.53 7.80 1.65 4.80 5.05 5.04 7.1 0.7
4Danny Duffy 7 8 0 19 19 120.0 9.07 2.33 7.57 0.75 3.67 3.40 4.20 18.3 1.8
5Mike Minor 5 5 0 48 0 57.7 7.02 2.50 9.68 0.62 2.97 2.76 2.73 15.6 1.6
6Joakim Soria 4 3 1 53 0 50.0 8.64 2.88 10.62 0.18 3.96 2.05 3.15 11.2 1.1
7Jake Junis 5 2 0 11 8 50.0 8.82 2.88 7.02 1.62 4.50 5.29 4.99 3.1 0.3
8Scott Alexander 3 3 0 35 0 49.0 8.45 3.49 7.16 0.55 2.57 3.49 3.25 10.5 1.0
9Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.58 10.0 1.0
10Kelvin Herrera 3 2 25 48 0 45.0 8.40 2.80 9.00 1.60 4.00 4.37 3.41 8.8 0.9
11Peter Moylan 0 0 0 57 0 42.0 7.29 4.07 7.29 0.86 4.71 4.18 3.24 9.0 0.9
12Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.50 7.72 -10.8 -1.1
13Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.41 4.26 4.0 0.4
14Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.19 7.88 -8.7 -0.9
15Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 19 0 24.0 10.12 1.88 4.12 0.00 1.88 2.84 5.38 -0.6 -0.1
16Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 20 0 19.0 8.05 3.79 7.58 0.47 4.74 3.55 6.13 -2.0 -0.2
17Trevor Cahill 0 0 0 3 3 11.0 14.73 7.36 4.91 3.27 8.18 9.22 5.28 0.4 0.0
18Al 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
19Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.02 6.58 -1.1 -0.1
20Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.96 5.99 -0.9 -0.1
21Ryan Buchter 1 0 0 9 0 8.3 6.48 2.16 7.56 2.16 4.32 6.01 5.81 -0.6 -0.1
22Brandon Maurer 0 1 0 9 0 7.7 12.91 7.04 9.39 0.00 7.04 3.39 4.90 0.2 0.0
23Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.88 7.83 -0.7 -0.1
24Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.13 8.63 -0.8 -0.1

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