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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 07-27)
1 Cleveland Indians 55 45 .550 - 4.89 3.93 0.96 -9.0 5
2 Kansas City Royals 53 47 .530 2.0 4.37 4.40 -0.03 4.9 12
3 Minnesota Twins 49 51 .490 6.0 4.54 5.27 -0.73 7.1 22
4 Detroit Tigers 45 55 .450 10.0 4.80 5.17 -0.37 -2.7 18
5 Chicago White Sox 39 60 .394 15.5 4.36 5.00 -0.64 -2.2 26



2017 Rankings

53 Wins is tied for 11th in MLB, tied for 5th 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 10th in MLB, 5th in league, 2nd in division
4.37 RS/G is 22nd in MLB, 11th in league, 4th in division
4.40 RA/G is 12th 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: 07-28)
AL C W L WPct RS RA AVG OBP SLG
Cleveland Indians 36 26 .581 312 256 .267 .338 .440
Detroit Tigers 31 31 .500 283 288 .260 .322 .417
Kansas City Royals 29 33 .468 261 285 .257 .310 .402
Minnesota Twins 29 33 .468 277 295 .251 .320 .416
Chicago White Sox 26 37 .413 268 321 .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 W

Jason Vargas
Jason Vargas

12 W
Danny Duffy
Danny Duffy

7 W
Mike Minor
Mike Minor

5 W

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 .353 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 -.301 -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 -.018 -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 .013 -0.6 -0.1
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 .170 0.2 0.1
19Jake Junis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.017 -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 59 8 3 0 0 3 4 9 1 0 .278 .339 .333 .241 -0.1 0.0
22Paulo Orlando 50 4 0 0 0 2 1 15 1 1 .149 .184 .149 .139 -4.3 -0.4
23Drew Butera 95 10 3 1 2 9 5 16 0 0 .250 .298 .375 .251 3.8 0.1
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 352 42 22 4 11 43 18 47 16 2 .294 .336 .489 .295 24.9 2.6
28Mike Moustakas 385 52 16 0 29 66 16 62 0 0 .279 .309 .564 .294 26.0 1.5
29Eric Hosmer 421 62 20 1 16 54 36 68 5 0 .319 .375 .501 .306 23.9 3.0
30Lorenzo Cain 408 57 16 2 11 30 38 70 16 0 .268 .338 .413 .270 18.6 3.1
31Salvador Perez 359 43 19 1 20 62 13 70 1 0 .285 .316 .525 .282 21.9 1.8
32Alcides Escobar 402 40 20 2 3 34 9 70 3 3 .230 .254 .316 .211 -1.9 0.1
33Alex Gordon 354 31 13 1 5 32 30 76 3 2 .201 .292 .299 .225 -4.1 0.4
34Brandon Moss 248 27 9 0 12 25 25 81 2 0 .207 .286 .410 .245 -2.0 -0.3
35Jorge Bonifacio 315 44 12 1 14 32 28 81 1 0 .264 .333 .461 .271 10.7 0.8

Pitchers by W descending

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Rank

Player
Sorted Descending
W

L

SV

G

GS

IP

H9

BB9

SO9

HR9

ERA

FIP

DRA

PVORP

PWARP
1Jason Vargas 12 4 0 19 19 114.0 8.76 2.37 6.63 1.11 3.08 4.09 4.13 18.5 1.8
2Danny Duffy 7 6 0 16 16 101.0 8.91 2.50 7.04 0.62 3.56 3.41 4.34 14.0 1.4
3Mike Minor 5 2 0 40 0 48.3 6.52 2.23 9.68 0.56 2.23 2.58 2.69 13.4 1.3
4Joakim Soria 4 2 1 45 0 43.0 7.95 2.93 11.30 0.21 3.14 1.96 2.66 12.1 1.2
5Ian Kennedy 4 6 0 19 19 103.7 6.95 3.56 7.81 1.65 4.43 5.01 4.92 7.8 0.8
6Jason Hammel 4 8 0 20 20 112.3 9.85 2.88 6.97 1.12 4.81 4.31 4.64 11.9 1.2
7Kelvin Herrera 3 2 21 43 0 40.0 8.55 2.25 9.00 1.80 4.28 4.47 3.31 8.3 0.8
8Jake Junis 3 2 0 9 6 36.0 10.25 4.00 7.50 2.25 5.50 6.45 5.38 0.7 0.1
9Scott Alexander 2 3 0 29 0 40.0 6.97 4.05 7.43 0.22 2.03 3.15 2.96 9.9 1.0
10Nate Karns 2 2 0 9 8 45.3 8.14 2.58 10.12 1.79 4.17 4.45 3.56 10.2 1.0
11Matt Strahm 2 5 0 24 3 34.7 7.79 5.71 9.61 1.56 5.45 5.40 4.26 4.1 0.4
12Travis Wood 1 3 0 28 3 41.7 12.10 4.32 6.26 0.86 6.91 4.49 7.83 -11.6 -1.2
13Seth Maness 1 0 0 8 0 9.7 14.90 1.86 3.72 2.79 3.72 6.95 6.25 -1.1 -0.1
14Kevin McCarthy 1 0 0 16 0 21.0 9.43 2.14 3.43 0.00 2.14 3.07 5.28 -0.2 0.0
15Neftali Feliz 1 0 0 13 0 13.0 7.62 2.08 4.85 0.00 2.77 2.74 6.46 -1.8 -0.2
16Eric Skoglund 1 1 0 3 3 9.7 12.10 4.66 7.45 0.00 5.59 3.02 6.15 -0.6 -0.1
17Ryan Buchter 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.12 6.38 -0.1 0.0
18Luke Farrell 0 0 0 1 1 2.7 23.62 10.12 6.75 3.38 16.88 9.87 7.98 -0.7 -0.1
19Al Alburquerque 0 1 0 11 0 10.0 6.30 5.40 8.10 0.00 3.60 3.12 3.88 1.5 0.1
20Chris 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
21Miguel Almonte 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 22.50 9.00 0.00 0.00 13.50 6.12 9.00 -0.8 -0.1
22Brandon Maurer 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 18.00 9.00 27.00 0.00 0.00 0.12 1.90 0.4 0.0
23Peter Moylan 0 0 0 48 0 36.3 7.18 4.21 7.68 0.50 4.46 3.62 3.11 8.4 0.8

BP Articles

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Transaction Analysis: Kansas City BuyersBryan Grosnick2017-07-27
Transaction Analysis: Kansas City BuyersCraig Goldstein2017-07-27
Transaction Analysis: Kansas City BuyersZach Crizer2017-07-27
Transaction Analysis: Kansas City BuyersGeorge Bissell2017-07-27
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