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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 09-20)
1 Cleveland Indians 95 57 .625 - 5.06 3.54 1.52 -9.9 1
2 Minnesota Twins 78 74 .513 17.0 4.94 4.96 -0.02 3.3 13
3 Kansas City Royals 74 77 .490 20.5 4.40 4.87 -0.47 8.3 19
4 Detroit Tigers 62 90 .408 33.0 4.65 5.47 -0.82 -2.7 25
5 Chicago White Sox 60 91 .397 34.5 4.40 5.11 -0.71 -2.0 26



2017 Rankings

74 Wins is tied for 15th in MLB, tied for 8th in league, 3rd in division
77 Losses is 17th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
.490 Win Pct is 15th in MLB, 8th in league, 3rd in division
4.40 RS/G is tied for 22nd in MLB, tied for 11th in league, tied for 4th in division
4.87 RA/G is 19th in MLB, 8th in league, 2nd in division
-0.47 Diff/G is tied for 19th in MLB, tied for 10th in league, 3rd in division
8.3 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: 09-21)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 6 4 .600 52 43 .269 .339 .447
Detroit Tigers 5 5 .500 44 48 .257 .314 .408
Minnesota Twins 5 5 .500 44 46 .254 .319 .416
Chicago White Sox 5 6 .455 48 57 .248 .301 .394
Kansas City Royals 5 6 .455 48 50 .262 .313 .405

Bottom offensive performers by SO

Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy

0 SO
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

0 SO
Al Alburquerque
Al Alburquerque

0 SO

Top pitching performers by L

Jason Hammel
Jason Hammel

12 L
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

12 L
Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

10 L

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

Pitchers by L descending

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Rank

Player

W
Sorted Descending
L

SV

G

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
2Ian 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
3Jason 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
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
5Mike 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
6Matt 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
7Scott 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
8Travis 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
9Kelvin 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
10Joakim 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
11Jake 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
12Eric 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
13Brandon 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
14Nate 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
15Onelki 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
16Al 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
17Peter 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
18Ryan 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
19Chris 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
20Trevor 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
21Miguel 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
22Samuel 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
23Andres 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
24Mike 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
25Luke 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
26Neftali 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
27Brian 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
28Seth 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
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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