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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 07-23)
1 Cleveland Indians 51 45 .531 - 4.79 3.95 0.84 -9.6 5
2 Kansas City Royals 50 47 .515 1.5 4.26 4.47 -0.21 5.0 14
3 Minnesota Twins 49 48 .505 2.5 4.57 5.25 -0.68 7.8 22
4 Detroit Tigers 45 52 .464 6.5 4.89 5.08 -0.19 -2.6 16
5 Chicago White Sox 38 57 .400 12.5 4.43 4.98 -0.55 -2.6 26



2017 Rankings

50 Wins is 12th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
47 Losses is 12th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
.515 Win Pct is tied for 11th in MLB, tied for 5th in league, 2nd in division
4.26 RS/G is 24th in MLB, 13th in league, 5th in division
4.47 RA/G is 13th in MLB, 6th in league, 2nd in division
-0.21 Diff/G is 18th in MLB, 10th in league, 3rd in division
5 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: 07-24)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 38 28 .576 330 275 .267 .337 .439
Detroit Tigers 32 33 .492 299 303 .260 .322 .418
Minnesota Twins 31 34 .477 294 309 .251 .318 .417
Kansas City Royals 30 35 .462 276 300 .256 .309 .402
Chicago White Sox 28 39 .418 289 342 .252 .306 .398

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

8 L
Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy

6 L
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

6 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 .360 1.0 -0.1
3Al Alburquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
4Mike Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
5Neftali Feliz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
6Peter Moylan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
7Travis Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.303 -0.4 -0.1
8Terrance Gore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
9Joakim Soria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
10Eric Skoglund 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
11Matt Strahm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
12Chris Young 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
13Kelvin Herrera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
14Scott Alexander 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.022 -0.3 -0.1
15Billy Burns 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .115 -0.9 -0.1
16Jason Hammel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .011 -0.6 -0.2
17Danny Duffy 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .365 0.5 -0.1
18Jason Vargas 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .172 0.2 0.1
19Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.021 -0.4 -0.1
20Christian Colon 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .176 .222 .176 .123 -2.1 -0.1
21Ramon Torres 57 8 3 0 0 2 4 9 1 0 .250 .316 .308 .224 -1.2 -0.1
22Drew Butera 84 10 2 1 2 7 4 13 0 0 .253 .289 .380 .250 4.3 0.3
23Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.4
24Raul Mondesi 49 4 0 0 1 2 3 18 5 2 .095 .156 .167 .131 -5.7 -0.6
25Cheslor Cuthbert 95 4 4 0 1 10 3 25 0 0 .196 .221 .272 .188 -4.4 -0.4
26Jorge Soler 102 7 5 0 2 6 11 34 0 0 .154 .245 .275 .178 -7.3 -0.8
27Whit Merrifield 332 37 22 4 8 39 17 45 16 1 .289 .332 .467 .290 21.5 2.4
28Mike Moustakas 366 49 16 0 28 62 16 61 0 0 .277 .309 .566 .294 24.4 1.3
29Eric Hosmer 402 55 20 1 14 46 36 65 4 0 .313 .373 .489 .303 21.0 2.7
30Salvador Perez 348 42 19 1 19 61 12 67 1 0 .284 .314 .523 .281 20.9 1.6
31Lorenzo Cain 393 52 15 2 11 30 38 68 16 0 .265 .338 .413 .272 18.5 2.9
32Alcides Escobar 386 39 19 2 3 32 9 68 2 3 .234 .257 .321 .214 -0.8 0.2
33Alex Gordon 337 30 13 1 5 31 29 72 3 2 .207 .298 .310 .230 -2.1 0.5
34Brandon Moss 229 27 8 0 12 23 21 75 2 0 .208 .279 .420 .245 -2.0 -0.3
35Jorge Bonifacio 296 38 12 1 12 29 27 76 1 0 .252 .324 .440 .262 7.1 0.1

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 4 8 0 19 19 106.7 9.96 2.95 7.00 1.18 4.81 4.42 4.96 7.3 0.7
2Ian Kennedy 3 6 0 18 18 97.7 7.10 3.59 7.92 1.75 4.61 5.14 4.97 6.6 0.7
3Danny Duffy 6 6 0 15 15 94.7 8.94 2.57 7.13 0.67 3.71 3.47 4.39 12.5 1.3
4Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.39 4.14 4.5 0.5
5Jason Vargas 12 4 0 19 19 114.0 8.76 2.37 6.63 1.11 3.08 4.08 3.86 21.7 2.2
6Travis Wood 1 3 0 27 2 37.0 11.92 4.62 6.08 0.97 6.81 4.79 7.98 -11.2 -1.1
7Scott Alexander 2 3 0 27 0 39.0 6.46 3.92 7.62 0.23 2.08 3.06 2.70 10.7 1.1
8Jake Junis 2 2 0 8 6 35.0 10.54 4.11 7.20 2.31 5.66 6.57 5.66 -0.4 0.0
9Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.44 3.53 10.3 1.0
10Joakim Soria 4 2 1 43 0 41.0 7.90 3.07 11.41 0.22 3.29 1.99 2.65 11.5 1.2
11Mike Minor 5 2 0 39 0 47.3 6.65 2.28 9.89 0.57 2.28 2.56 2.58 13.6 1.4
12Kelvin Herrera 2 2 19 40 0 37.0 9.24 2.43 9.00 1.95 4.62 4.73 3.34 7.5 0.8
13Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.01 6.23 -0.7 -0.1
14Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.11 3.64 1.7 0.2
15Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 14 0 18.7 8.68 1.93 3.86 0.00 2.41 2.90 5.22 -0.1 0.0
16Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.86 8.41 -0.8 -0.1
17Peter Moylan 0 0 0 46 0 34.3 7.60 4.19 8.13 0.52 4.72 3.55 3.11 7.9 0.8
18Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.11 9.24 -0.9 -0.1
19Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.94 6.48 -1.4 -0.1
20Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 11 0 11.0 9.00 1.64 4.91 0.00 3.27 2.57 7.13 -2.4 -0.2
21Chris Young 0 0 0 14 2 30.0 14.10 4.20 6.60 2.10 7.50 6.18 8.56 -11.0 -1.1

BP Articles

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